The Needle Drop http://wnpr.org en Jangle Pop and Techno Beats http://wnpr.org/post/jangle-pop-and-techno-beats <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2006-26-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:16:42 +0000 Anthony Fantano 562 at http://wnpr.org Jangle Pop and Techno Beats Jangle Pop and Techno Beats http://wnpr.org/post/jangle-pop-and-techno-beats-0 <p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:16:37 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6461 at http://wnpr.org Jangle Pop and Techno Beats Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams http://wnpr.org/post/quasimoto-raps-and-bibio-dreams <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2006-05-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we'll be trying out new tracks from Queens of the Stone Age, Integrity, and Primal Scream. We'll also be listening to the latest full-lengths from Quasimoto and Bibio.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:34:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 643 at http://wnpr.org Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams http://wnpr.org/post/quasimoto-raps-and-bibio-dreams-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2006-05-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we'll be trying out new tracks from Queens of the Stone Age, Integrity, and Primal Scream. We'll also be listening to the latest full-lenghts from Quasimoto and Bibio.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:34:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6545 at http://wnpr.org Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore http://wnpr.org/post/songwriters-rappers-and-netherlands-hardcore <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-29-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, we dive into the latest tracks from Tonetta and Melt Yourself Down. We'll also be taking a listen to music from the latest full-length releases by The Uncluded and This Routine Is Hell. We've even got a few tracks from Connecticut indie rock outfit The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die!</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:56:52 +0000 Anthony Fantano 677 at http://wnpr.org Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore http://wnpr.org/post/songwriters-rappers-and-netherlands-hardcore-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-29-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, we dive into the latest tracks from Tonetta and Melt Yourself Down. We'll also be taking a listen to music from the latest full-length releases by The Uncluded and This Routine Is Hell. We've even got a few tracks from Connecticut indie rock outfit The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die!</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:56:52 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6579 at http://wnpr.org Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory http://wnpr.org/post/randomly-accessed-memories-and-teethed-glory <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-22-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're serving up new tracks from Kimya Dawson's and Aesop Rock's the Uncluded, and black metal outfit Deafheaven as well. We'll also be diving into the latest releases from metal outfit Altar of Plageus and the kings of French house music, Daft Punk.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:06:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 698 at http://wnpr.org Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory http://wnpr.org/post/randomly-accessed-memories-and-teethed-glory-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-22-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're serving up new tracks from Kimya Dawson's and Aesop Rock's the Uncluded, and black metal outfit Deafheaven as well. We'll also be diving into the latest releases from metal outfit Altar of Plageus and the kings of French house music, Daft Punk.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:06:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6600 at http://wnpr.org Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory Savages Go Silent, and The Haxan Cloak Excavates http://wnpr.org/post/savages-go-silent-and-haxan-cloak-excavates-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-08-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're diving into the latest releases from post-punk outfit Savages and dark ambient producer the Haxan Cloak. We'll also be listening to new music from Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 23:10:20 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6650 at http://wnpr.org Savages Go Silent, and The Haxan Cloak Excavates Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die http://wnpr.org/post/experimental-saxophone-and-twelve-reasons-die-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's episode of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Needle Drop</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we're taking a listen to new tracks from </span>MGMT<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Co La, and Savages. We'll also be sampling from the latest full-lengths by saxophonist Colin Stetson and New York emcee </span>Ghostface<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Killah<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:48:02 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6680 at http://wnpr.org Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die http://wnpr.org/post/experimental-saxophone-and-twelve-reasons-die <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's episode of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Needle Drop</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we're taking a listen to new tracks from </span>MGMT<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Co La, and Savages. We'll also be sampling from the latest full-lengths by saxophonist Colin Stetson and New York emcee </span>Ghostface<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Killah<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:48:02 +0000 Anthony Fantano 773 at http://wnpr.org Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die Wakin On A Daze and A King Remembered In Time http://wnpr.org/post/wakin-daze-and-king-remembered-time-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on The Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Gold Panda, Holograms, and more. We'll also be diving into the latest full-length releases from </span>MIssissippi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> rapper Big K.R.I.T. and psychedelic singer-songwriter Kurt Vile.</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:21:45 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6708 at http://wnpr.org Wakin On A Daze and A King Remembered In Time James Blake Shakes The Habitual http://wnpr.org/post/james-blake-shakes-habitual <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-17-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>On this week's episode of <em>The Needle Drop</em>, we're featuring brand new tracks from TNGHT, Young Fathers, and Queens of the Stone Age. We'll also be sampling the latest full-lengths from The Knife and James Blake.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:33:14 +0000 Anthony Fantano 824 at http://wnpr.org James Blake Shakes The Habitual James Blake Shakes The Habitual http://wnpr.org/post/james-blake-shakes-habitual-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's episode of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Needle Drop</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we're featuring brand new tracks from </span>TNGHT<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Young Fathers, and Queens of the Stone Age. We'll also be sampling the latest full-lengths from The Knife and James Blake.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:33:14 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6731 at http://wnpr.org James Blake Shakes The Habitual Nostalchic Hits The Waves http://wnpr.org/post/nostalchic-hits-waves-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-10-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This Week on The Needle Drop, we're looking into the latest releases from Lapalux and The Mary Onettes. We'll also be trying out brand new tracks from Phosphorescent, Deerhunter, and Cold Cave.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:18:15 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6759 at http://wnpr.org Nostalchic Hits The Waves Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones http://wnpr.org/post/nordic-rock-n-roll-and-drones-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-03-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're checking out some new tracks from The Mary Onettes, Mikal Cronin, and Mount Kimbie. We'll also be sampling tracks from the latest releases from KEN mode, The Drones, Kvelertak.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:30:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6793 at http://wnpr.org Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones http://wnpr.org/post/nordic-rock-n-roll-and-drones <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-03-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're checking out some new tracks from The Mary Onettes, Mikal Cronin, and Mount Kimbie. We'll also be sampling tracks from the latest releases from KEN mode, The Drones, Kvelertak.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:30:48 +0000 Anthony Fantano 884 at http://wnpr.org Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones The Next Day For Diane Young http://wnpr.org/post/next-day-diane-young <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2003-27-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're tripping through some of the latest tracks from Vampire Weekend, The Knife, Savages, and more. We'll also be visiting with the latest full-length release from the one and only David Bowie.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:01:28 +0000 Anthony Fantano 910 at http://wnpr.org The Next Day For Diane Young The Next Day For Diane Young http://wnpr.org/post/next-day-diane-young-0 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2003-27-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're tripping through some of the latest tracks from Vampire Weekend, The Knife, Savages, and more. We'll also be visiting with the latest full-length release from the one and only David Bowie.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:01:28 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6819 at http://wnpr.org The Next Day For Diane Young Grave Babies Run Amok http://wnpr.org/post/grave-babies-run-amok <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2003-05-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Call of the Void, Soap&amp;Skin, Roomrunner, and more. We'll also be sampling the latest full-lengths from Atoms For Peace and Grave Babies.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:41:58 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6913 at http://wnpr.org Grave Babies Run Amok Warm Soda and You're Nothing http://wnpr.org/post/warm-soda-and-youre-nothing <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2002-27-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're diving into new releases from Warm Soda and Iceage. We'll also be sampling brand new tracks from Matmos, Shlohmo, Saltland, and more.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:32:52 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6946 at http://wnpr.org Warm Soda and You're Nothing Beach Fossils and Soiled Denim http://wnpr.org/post/beach-fossils-and-soiled-denim <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2002-20-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we're sampling music from the latest releases by bands such as Iceage, Pissed Jeans, and Veronica Falls. We'll also be taking a deeper listen into the latest Beach Fossils LP, Clash The Truth.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:47:22 +0000 Anthony Fantano 6976 at http://wnpr.org Beach Fossils and Soiled Denim Bukes, Gases, and Oddfellows http://wnpr.org/post/bukes-gases-and-oddfellows <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2002-06-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on <em>The Needle Drop</em>, we've got new tracks from the likes of Colin Stetson, Nails, Bonobo, and more. We'll also be diving into the latest releases from Tomhawk and Buke and Gase.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:32:18 +0000 Anthony Fantano 7033 at http://wnpr.org Bukes, Gases, and Oddfellows Where The Needle Drops: Live! Best of 2012 http://wnpr.org/post/where-needle-drops-live-best-2012 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/Catie/Where%20We%20Live%2012-28-2012.mp3</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 15:26:16 +0000 John Dankosky 4624 at http://wnpr.org Where The Needle Drops: Live! Best of 2012 Grimy Thrash Riffs and Glam Rock Revivals http://wnpr.org/post/grimy-thrash-riffs-and-glam-rock-revivals <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2007-23-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Toxic Holocaust's cut-throat thrash metal album, Conjure and Command. We'll also hear Alaska's Portugal. The Man embrace the sounds of glam rock, and we'll also be featuring tracks on upcoming albums from the Drums, Girls, M83, and Siskiyou.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 17:35:26 +0000 Anthony Fantano 8876 at http://wnpr.org Grimy Thrash Riffs and Glam Rock Revivals Ambient Interludes and One Band's Weezer Worship http://wnpr.org/post/ambient-interludes-and-one-bands-weezer-worship <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2007-16-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we dive into new records from Theophilus London and Jeff and the Brotherhood. We'll also be serving up new tracks from Bill Baird and the Young Maths. Finally, we've got tracks from two favorites from my neck of the woods as well: Sidewalk Dave and the Guru.</p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:48:23 +0000 Anthony Fantano 8922 at http://wnpr.org Ambient Interludes and One Band's Weezer Worship Singer-Songwriters and Jazz / Hip Hop Fusions http://wnpr.org/post/singer-songwriters-and-jazz-hip-hop-fusions <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2007-09-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new albums from Herman Dune and Dinosaur Jr. frontman J. Mascis. We'll also dive into a fusion of jazz and hip hop courtesy of Canada's BADBADNOTGOOD; plus, a listen to the Indian garage rock trio Sleeping Bag.</p> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 21:00:34 +0000 Anthony Fantano 8941 at http://wnpr.org Singer-Songwriters and Jazz / Hip Hop Fusions Noise Rock and Electronic Soul http://wnpr.org/post/noise-rock-and-electronic-soul <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THENEEDLEDROP%2007-02-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from the Danish post-punk outfit Iceage. The band's new full-length, <em>New Brigade</em>, is easily one of the most blood-pumping albums I've heard this year. We've also got cuts from the new Washed Out LP, and we'll be polishing things off with a hybrid of dubstep and soul via the new SBTRKT album.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:22:33 +0000 Anthony Fantano 8996 at http://wnpr.org Noise Rock and Electronic Soul Occult Metal and Cold Electronics http://wnpr.org/post/occult-metal-and-cold-electronics <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2006-25-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on <em>the Needle Drop</em>, we visit the latest album from metal occultists Blood Ceremony. <em>Living With the Ancients</em> not only spins tales about witches and demons, but they do it using the heavy guitar riffs of Black Sabbath and the folky flute timbres of Jethro Tull. It's the Anderson and Iommi collaboration that should have been.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 19:14:42 +0000 Anthony Fantano 9034 at http://wnpr.org Occult Metal and Cold Electronics Filthy Garage Rock and Hyper Rock Instrumentals http://wnpr.org/post/filthy-garage-rock-and-hyper-rock-instrumentals <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2006-10-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on <em>the Needle Drop</em>, we've got cuts from one of 2011's most intense instrumental rock albums: Battles' <em>Gloss Drop</em>. We've also got another serving of instrumentals from a Connecticut band that just droped its self-titled debut, Snake Oil.</p><p>Black Lips, Tommy Four Seven, and Poor Lilly bring tracks to the table, too.</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 18:08:27 +0000 Anthony Fantano 4438 at http://wnpr.org Filthy Garage Rock and Hyper Rock Instrumentals