The Needle Drop

The Needle Drop
1:16 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Jangle Pop and Techno Beats

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.

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The Needle Drop
1:16 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Jangle Pop and Techno Beats

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.

The Needle Drop
11:34 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams

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.

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News
11:34 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Quasimoto Raps and Bibio Dreams

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.

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The Needle Drop
10:56 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore

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!

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The Needle Drop
10:56 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Songwriters, Rappers, and Netherlands Hardcore

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!

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The Needle Drop
12:06 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory

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.

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The Needle Drop
12:06 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Randomly Accessed Memories and Teethed Glory

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.

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The Needle Drop
7:10 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Savages Go Silent, and The Haxan Cloak Excavates

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.

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The Needle Drop
10:48 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die

On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, 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.

The Needle Drop
10:48 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Experimental Saxophone and Twelve Reasons To Die

On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, 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.

The Needle Drop
11:21 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Wakin On A Daze and A King Remembered In Time

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 MIssissippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. and psychedelic singer-songwriter Kurt Vile.

The Needle Drop
11:33 am
Wed April 17, 2013

James Blake Shakes The Habitual

On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, 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.

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The Needle Drop
11:33 am
Wed April 17, 2013

James Blake Shakes The Habitual

On this week's episode of The Needle Drop, 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.

The Needle Drop
12:18 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Nostalchic Hits The Waves

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.

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The Needle Drop
11:30 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones

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.

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The Needle Drop
11:30 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Nordic Rock 'n' Roll and The Drones

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.

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The Needle Drop
1:01 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

The Next Day For Diane Young

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.

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The Needle Drop
1:01 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

The Next Day For Diane Young

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.

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The Needle Drop
1:41 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Grave Babies Run Amok

This week on The Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from Call of the Void, Soap&Skin, Roomrunner, and more. We'll also be sampling the latest full-lengths from Atoms For Peace and Grave Babies.

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The Needle Drop
11:32 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Warm Soda and You're Nothing

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.

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The Needle Drop
3:47 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Beach Fossils and Soiled Denim

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.

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The Needle Drop
11:32 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Bukes, Gases, and Oddfellows

This week on The Needle Drop, 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.

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Where We Live
10:26 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Where The Needle Drops: Live! Best of 2012

Chion Wolf WNPR

Yes, I know - the easiest thing in the world is to come up with “lists” of things at the end of the year. Best movies, best shows, and of course best music.  

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The Needle Drop
1:35 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Grimy Thrash Riffs and Glam Rock Revivals

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.

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The Needle Drop
11:48 am
Wed July 20, 2011

Ambient Interludes and One Band's Weezer Worship

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.

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The Needle Drop
5:00 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Singer-Songwriters and Jazz / Hip Hop Fusions

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.

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The Needle Drop
3:22 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

Noise Rock and Electronic Soul

This week on the Needle Drop, we've got new tracks from the Danish post-punk outfit Iceage. The band's new full-length, New Brigade, 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.

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The Needle Drop
3:14 pm
Tue June 28, 2011

Occult Metal and Cold Electronics

This week on the Needle Drop, we visit the latest album from metal occultists Blood Ceremony. Living With the Ancients 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.

We've also got new solo material from Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, and electronics hailing from Germany via Kangding Ray's latest album, OR.

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The Needle Drop
2:08 pm
Tue June 14, 2011

Filthy Garage Rock and Hyper Rock Instrumentals

This week on the Needle Drop, we've got cuts from one of 2011's most intense instrumental rock albums: Battles' Gloss Drop. We've also got another serving of instrumentals from a Connecticut band that just droped its self-titled debut, Snake Oil.

Black Lips, Tommy Four Seven, and Poor Lilly bring tracks to the table, too.

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