What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 2/26/16

For those who missed our last installment, We post biweekly updates covering what the staff at Heavy Blog have been spinning. Given the amount of time we spend on the site telling you about music that does not fall neatly into the confines of conventional “metal,” it should come as no surprise that many of us on staff have pretty eclectic tastes that range far outside of metal and heavy things. We can’t post about all of them at length here, but we can at least let you know what we’re actually listening to.

For those that would like to participate as well (and please do) can drop a 3X3 in the comments, which can be made with tapmusic.net through your last.fm account, or create it manually with topsters.net. Also, consider these posts open threads to talk about pretty much anything music-related. We love hearing all of your thoughts on this stuff and love being able to nerd out along with all of you.

Scott Murphy

ScottMurphy

Cannibal Corpse – Butchered at Birth
Caribou – Swim
D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah
Fleet Foxes – Helpessness Blues
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love
PJ Harvey – Rid of Me
The Smiths – Louder than Bombs
Stars of the Lid – The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid

David Aleksov

DavidAleksov

Massive Attack – Mezzanine
Massive Attack – Heligoland
OAKE – Auferstehung
Vladislav Delay – Vantaa
Jan Jelinek – Loop-Finding-Jazz-Records
Dino Sabatini – Shaman’s Path
Between the Buried and Me – The Great Misdirect
Protest the Hero – Fortress
Skee Mask – Shred

Simon Handmaker

SimonHandmaker

Denzel Curry – 32 Zel/PLANET SHROOMS
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, M.A.A.D. city
Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2
Aesop Rock – Skelethon
Czarface – Every Hero Needs A Villain
HORSE the Band – R. Borlax
After the Burial – Wolves Within
Veil of Maya – The Common Man’s Collapse
Wrvth – WRVTH

Ahmed Hasan

AhmedHasan

Protest the Hero – Harbinger
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
A Sense of Gravity – Travail
Wormed – Exodromos
The Devin Townsend Band – Synchestra
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
Kanye West – 808s and Heartbreak
Protest the Hero – Cataract
Protest the Hero – Cold Water

Eden Kupermintz

EdenKupermintz

The Black Queen – Feverday Dream
GoGoPenguin – Man Made Object
Behemoth – The Satanist
Crowns – Disk of Dust
Riverside – Out of Myself
Anneke van Giersbergen & Arstidir – Verloren Verleden
Yob – Clearing the Path to Ascend
The Dear Hunter – Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise
Riverside – Rapid Eye Movement

Nick Cusworth

NickCusworth

Venetian Snares – Traditional Synthesizer Music
Gorguts – Colored Sands
John Carpenter – Lost Themes
Textures – Phenotype
Subrosa – More Constant Than The Gods
Venetian Snares – My Downfall
Venetian Snares – Cavalcade of Glee and Dadaist Happy Hardcore Pom Poms
GoGo Penguin – Man Made Object
Dreadnought – Bridging Realms

Jimmy Mullett

JimmyMullett

Government Issue—Legless Bull EP
Thundercat—Golden Age of Apocalypse
Quincy Jones—Big Band Bossa Nova
State Of Alert—No Policy EP
Gay Kiss—Preservation Measures
Lushlife/CSLSX—Ritualize
The Knife—Silent Shout
YC The Cynic—GNK
KEN Mode—Success

Colin Kauffman

ColinKauffman

Krallice-Ygg huur
Moon Tooth-Chromaparagon
Riverside-Second Life Syndrome
After the Burial-Dig Deep
Clutch-Earth Rocker
Tame Impala-Currents
Anthrax-For All Kings
Yes- Fragile
Clutch-Psychic Warfare

Mark Valentino

MarkValentino

Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Tiny Kingdoms – Stay
Jesu & Sun Kil Moon – s/t
Maybeshewill – I Was Here For A Moment, Then I Was Gone
Nothing – Vertigo Flowers (Single)
Coheed And Cambria – Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV part 1: Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness
Ghost Bath – Moonlover
Coheed And Cambria – The Color Before The Sun
Pianos Become The Teeth – Keep You

Matt MacLennan

MattMacLennan

Caliban – Gravity
Fall Of Minerva – Portaits
Seizures – The Sanity Universal
Piss Vortex – Future Cancer
The Gorge – Thousand Year Fire
Fit For An Autopsy – Absolute Hope Absolute Hell
Primitive Man/Northless – Split
Devil Sold His Soul – A Fragile Hope
The Chariot – Long Live

Kit Brown

KitBrown

Ulcerate – Vermis
Inanimate Existence – Liberation Through Hearing
Fit For An Autopsy – Hellbound
Dark Sermon – In Tongues
Emeth – Aethyr
Rivers of Nihil – The Conscious Seed of Light
After the Burial – Dig Deep
Rivers of Nihil – Monarchy
Fallujah – Nomadic

-HB

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