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-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 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 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 Savages Go Silent, and The Haxan Cloak Excavates http://wnpr.org/post/savages-go-silent-and-haxan-cloak-excavates <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 747 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 <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-01-13.mp3</p><p></p><p>On this week's episode of <em>The Needle Drop</em>, we're taking a listen to new tracks from MGMT, Co La, and Savages. We'll also be sampling from the latest full-lengths by saxophonist Colin Stetson and New York emcee Ghostface Killah.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:48:02 +0000 Anthony Fantano 773 at http://wnpr.org Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die 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 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 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 Black Metal Gets a Makeover http://wnpr.org/post/black-metal-gets-makeover <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-14-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got some uplifting doom ballads from Jesu's latest LP, Ascension, and some danceable art pop on the new Wild Beasts album, <em>Smother</em>.</p><p>The Brooklyn band Liturgy also gives the dark art of black metal a musical makeover on their new LP, <em>Aesthethica</em>.</p> Tue, 17 May 2011 16:20:30 +0000 Anthony Fantano 9271 at http://wnpr.org Black Metal Gets a Makeover Ambitious Folk Tunes, Filthy Garage Ballads http://wnpr.org/post/ambitious-folk-tunes-filthy-garage-ballads <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2005-07-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we're diving into new records from garage rockers Natural Child and folk heroes Fleet Foxes. We'll also be taking on new tracks from King Tuff, Clams Casino, and Snake Oil.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 19:14:45 +0000 Anthony Fantano 9347 at http://wnpr.org Ambitious Folk Tunes, Filthy Garage Ballads Bill Callahan's Quiet Apocalypse http://wnpr.org/post/bill-callahans-quiet-apocalypse <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2004-30-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Australian garage rockers the UV Race. We'll also be sampling new material from Thee Oh Sees, Ganglians, and They Might Be giants. We'll also take some extended listens to new albums from Bill Callahan and Lento.</p> Wed, 04 May 2011 18:54:52 +0000 Anthony Fantano 9375 at http://wnpr.org Bill Callahan's Quiet Apocalypse tUnE-yArDs Makes Music Stranger, Metrnomy Makes Music Nicer http://wnpr.org/post/tune-yards-makes-music-stranger-metrnomy-makes-music-nicer <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-23-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on <em>the Needle Drop</em>, things get strange on the new tUnE-yArDs album, <em>W H O K I L L</em>. We'll also be smoothing things out with some instantaneous indie pop from Metronomy and mixing it up again with some brand new glitches and beats from Mono/Poly.</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 19:27:23 +0000 Anthony Fantano 10978 at http://wnpr.org tUnE-yArDs Makes Music Stranger, Metrnomy Makes Music Nicer Fall In Love With Oblivion http://wnpr.org/post/fall-love-oblivion <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2004-16-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on <em>the Needle Drop</em>, rock 'n' roll gets a dark and hazy makeover with Crystal Stilts' latest album, <em>In Love With Oblivion</em>. We've also got tracks from one of the creepiest bands to come out of Canada: Timber TImbre.</p><p>We've visit with those two albums and hear even more from Natural Child, Grouper, and the Shivers.</p> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 18:25:02 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11021 at http://wnpr.org Fall In Love With Oblivion Tomboys and Holy Ghost!s http://wnpr.org/post/tomboys-and-holy-ghosts <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2004-09-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we touch down on new Releases from Holy Ghost! and Panda Bear. We'll also be listening to some Australian electronica, and some Connecticut psych rock from Snake Oil.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2011 17:32:33 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11179 at http://wnpr.org Tomboys and Holy Ghost!s New Wave Revival, a Bounty of Electronics http://wnpr.org/post/new-wave-revival-bounty-electronics <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/the%20needle%20drop%2004-02-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we touch down on new electonica from Four Tet, Burial, and Wagon Christ. We're also be scoping new releases from new wave revivalists Craft Spells and a true musical chameleon: Bibio.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:06:21 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11289 at http://wnpr.org New Wave Revival, a Bounty of Electronics Southern Rap Rhymes, Dreamy Rock Ballads, and Balkan Folk. http://wnpr.org/post/southern-rap-rhymes-dreamy-rock-ballads-and-balkan-folk <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2003-26-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T., and some dreamy rockscapes from the Pains of Being Pure at heart on their new LP, <em>Belong</em>. We've also got a track review with a new track from A Hawk and a Hacksaw, and some new joints coming from Mono/Poly, Metronomy, and more.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 01:35:23 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11483 at http://wnpr.org Southern Rap Rhymes, Dreamy Rock Ballads, and Balkan Folk. Dreary Songs and Sing-Alongs http://wnpr.org/post/dreary-songs-and-sing-alongs <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2003-12-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, it's new releases and tracks from Explosions In the Sky, Blake Mills, Crystal Stilts, and Anna Von Hausswolff.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 01:14:37 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11484 at http://wnpr.org Dreary Songs and Sing-Alongs Southern Doom, German Electro, Canadian Pop http://wnpr.org/post/southern-doom-german-electro-canadian-pop <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2003-05-11%20RIGHT%20ONE.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we visit North Carolina's filthiest metal band: Weedeater. We'll also be hearing new cuts from Desolate and Lykke Li; plus, new albums from the Rural Alberta Advantage and Siriusmo.</p><p></p><p><strong>Playlist:</strong></p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:10:32 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11907 at http://wnpr.org Southern Doom, German Electro, Canadian Pop Dance Music Remixes, Gloom, and Doom http://wnpr.org/post/dance-music-remixes-gloom-and-doom <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2003-05-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on The Needle Drop, we explore new albums from PJ Harvey and Toro Y Moi. We've also got a nice handful of remixes, and an introduction to the band Balkans.</p> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:23:59 +0000 Anthony Fantano 11965 at http://wnpr.org Dance Music Remixes, Gloom, and Doom An Experimental Buffet http://wnpr.org/post/experimental-buffet <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%2002-19-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we sample some of the most experimental records of this month from Mogwai, Nicolas Jaar, and Colin Stetson.</p><p>We also check in on some Vivian Girls sideprojects and scope a new track from Beach Fossils, too.</p> Wed, 23 Feb 2011 18:38:00 +0000 Anthony Fantano 12002 at http://wnpr.org An Experimental Buffet Earth's Return to the Drone http://wnpr.org/post/earths-return-drone <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THENEEDLEDROP%2002-12-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, the band Earth revisits the world of atmospheric drones with the album Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I. We've also got a review of the new Strokes single, and new tracks from James Blake and Anamanaguchi.</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 22:38:45 +0000 Anthony Fantano 12052 at http://wnpr.org Earth's Return to the Drone Go Mad With Dumbo Gets Mad http://wnpr.org/post/go-mad-dumbo-gets-mad <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THENEEDLEDROP%2002-05-11.mp3</p><p></p><p>On the Needle Drop this week, we're serving up new tracks from Fleet Foxes and Vivian Girls; plus, a review of the new Cloud Nothings album.<br /><br />We'll also be looking into new releases from Braids, John Vanderslice, and Dumbo Gets Mad.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 05:35:51 +0000 Anthony Fantano 12085 at http://wnpr.org Go Mad With Dumbo Gets Mad New Music and an Interview With VIMTV http://wnpr.org/post/new-music-and-interview-vimtv <p>http://cptv.vo.llnwd.net/o2/ypmwebcontent/TND/THE%20NEEDLE%20DROP%20012911.mp3</p><p></p><p>This week on the Needle Drop, we scope new tracks from Dumbo Gets Mad and Times New Viking. We also sample new LPs from Deerhoof and Destroyer. The guys from Velocities In Music stop by for a little interview, too!</p> Wed, 02 Feb 2011 07:25:16 +0000 Anthony Fantano 12132 at http://wnpr.org New Music and an Interview With VIMTV