What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 4/22/16

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

Steve Reich – Music for 18 Musicians
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Big Freedia – Just Be Free
Erik Satie – Piano Works Vol. 1-4
Stars of the Lid – The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid
Henry Threadgill – Makin’ a Move
Earth – Hibernaculum
Colin Stetson – Sorrow
Godflesh – Hymns

David Aleksov

DavidAleksov

Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Vol. II
Tim Hecker – Love Streams
Biosphere – Dropsonde
Kowton – Utility
Intronaut – The Direction Of Last Things
Swans – The Seer
Leon Vynehall – Rojus
Djrum – Seven Lies

Kit Brown

KitBrown

The Zenith Passage – Solipsist
Fallujah – Dreamless
Karnivool – Asymmetry
Deftones – Gore
Erra – Drift
Suffocation – Blood Oath
Inquisition – Into the Infernal Regions of the Ancient Cult
Wormed – Krighsu
Nails – Abandon All Life

Eden Kupermintz

EdenKupermintz

Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness
Katatonia – The Fall of Hearts
Purity Ring – Another Eternity
ETHS – Ankaa
Arstidir – Hvel
yndio halda – Under Summer
Haken – Affinity
Big Big Train – The Underfall Yard
Long Distance Calling – TRIPS

Jimmy Mullet

JimmyMullet

Painkiller – Guts of a Virgin
Depeche Mode – Music For The Masses
Dead Can Dance – The Serpent’s Egg
Billy Joel – The Stranger
Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
Rosetta – A Determinism of Morality
Nile – Ithyphallic
John Zorn – Templars: In Sacred Blood
Kaada & Patton – Bacteria Cult

Ryan Castrati

RyanCastrati

Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
The Zenith Passage – Solipsist
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
Denzel Curry – Imperial
Lil Yachty – Lil Boat
The Fall of Troy – OK
SALES – SALES LP
Dr. Dre – 2001
Band of Horses – Everything All the Time

Ahmed Hasan

AhmedHasan

Wormed – Krighsu
Ihsahn – Arktis
Obscura – Akroasis
Obscura – Omnivium
Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered.
O’Brother – Endless Light
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
Strapping Young Lad – Alien
Strapping Young Lad – City

Mark Valentino

MarkValentino

Underoath – They’re Only Chasing Safety
This Will Destroy You – Tunnel Blanket
Baroness – Purple
Pig Destroyer – Terrifyer
Converge – You Fail Me
Trap Them – Seance Prime: The Complete Recordings
Caspian – You Are The Conductor
Sleep – Sleep’s Holy Mountain
Caspian – Waking Season

Nick Cusworth

NickCusworth

The Dear Hunter – Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise
Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover
Sunset Rubdown – Dragonslayer
Man Man – On Oni Pond
Cult of Luna + Julie Christmas – Mariner
Ihsahn – Arktis
City of the Sun – To the Sun and All the Cities in Between
The Mercury Program – A Data Learn the Language
The Mercury Program – Chez Viking

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