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The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano

The Needle Drop

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The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano

The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano

The Needle Drop

41
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105
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Anthony Fantano, the Internet's busiest music nerd, rounds up his weekly rants and reviews, occasionally chatting with artists and other content creators.

Latest Episodes

Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

Anthony reviews Daniel Caesar's Case Study 01, Kim Petras' Clarity, Ed Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project, Poppy's Choke EP, Uboa's The Origin of My Depression, and Tom MacDonald's "If I Was Black." He also comments on his own appearance in the "Area 51" music video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," as well as the phenomenon of remixing remixes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN2019 JUL 31
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Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

Anthony reviews Dreamville's Revenge of the Dreamers III, The Raconteurs' Help Us Stranger, Pi'erre Bourne's The Life of Pi'erre 4, Jaden Smith's ERYS, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey, and Billie Eilish's remix of "Bad Guy" featuring Justin Bieber. He also weighs in on Jermaine Dupri's recent comments regarding female rappers, and discusses whether or not Morrissey is ruining The Smiths' legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN2019 JUL 18
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Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Anthony reviews Kanye West's "Brothers" ft. Charlie Wilson, Post Malone's "Goodbyes" ft. Young Thug, AJR's Neotheater, Prince's Originals, Thom Yorke's ANIMA, Kirin J. Callinan's Return to Center, and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Bandana. Then in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he shares his thoughts on so-called "type beats." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 JUL 10
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Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

Anthony reviews Baroness' Gold & Grey, Bill Callahan's Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest, Daphni's Sizzling EP, Lil Nas X's 7 EP, black midi's Schlagenheim, and Rich Brian's "Yellow." He also weighs in on the recent Taylor Swift song ownership controversy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49 MIN2019 JUL 3
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Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

Young Nudy & Pierre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

Anthony reviews Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne's Sli'Merre, Megan Thee Stallion's Fever, DJ Khaled's Father of Asahd, Flying Lotus' Flamagra, Rammstein's untitled album, and slowthai's Nothing Great About Britain. Plus an exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, as well as commentaries on Anthony's "unbearably white" audience and the inherent value of the number of writers involved in a song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

62 MIN2019 JUN 8
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Young Nudy & Pierre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

Anthony reviews Tyler, the Creator's IGOR, Vampire Weekend's Father of the Bride, Big Thief's UFOF, Carly Rae Jepsen's Dedicated, Injury Reserve's self-titled album, and Denzel Curry's "Speedboat." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 MAY 30
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Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone

Anthony reviews Rico Nasty & Kenny Beats' Anger Management, ScHoolboy Q's CrasH Talk, Tyler the Creator's "Earfquake," Slipknot's "Unsainted," Mac DeMarco's Here Comes the Cowboy, Logic's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Gus Dapperton's Where Polly People Go to Read, and Slauson Malone's A Quiet Farwell 2016-2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52 MIN2019 MAY 22
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Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone

Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West

Anthony reviews Beyoncé's HOMECOMING: The Live Album, Cage the Elephant's Social Cues, Dos Monos' Dos City, Lizzo's Cuz I Love You, FKA twigs' "Cellophane," and comments on Kanye West's Sunday Service performance at Coachella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MIN2019 MAY 2
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Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West

BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD

Anthony reviews BTS's Map of the Soul: Persona, Kevin Abstract's "Baby Boy," Flying Lotus' "Fire Is Coming" ft. David Lynch, PUP's Morbid Stuff, Aries' Welcome Home, The Chemical Brothers' No Geography, Anderson .Paak's Ventura, and in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he comments on the matter of Juice WRLD being a "corporate-friendly XXXTentacion." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 APR 25
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BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD

Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert

Anthony reviews Quelle Chris' Guns, Weyes Blood's Titanic Rising, Ibibio Sound Machine's Doko Mien, Show Me the Body's Dog Whistle, ScHoolboy Q's "CHopstix" ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract's ARIZONA baby, and Lil Uzi Vert's "That's a Rack" & "Sanguine Paradise." Also, in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, he comments streaming's possibly negative impact on the music industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 APR 17
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Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert

Latest Episodes

Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

Anthony reviews Daniel Caesar's Case Study 01, Kim Petras' Clarity, Ed Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project, Poppy's Choke EP, Uboa's The Origin of My Depression, and Tom MacDonald's "If I Was Black." He also comments on his own appearance in the "Area 51" music video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," as well as the phenomenon of remixing remixes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN2019 JUL 31
Comments
Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

Anthony reviews Dreamville's Revenge of the Dreamers III, The Raconteurs' Help Us Stranger, Pi'erre Bourne's The Life of Pi'erre 4, Jaden Smith's ERYS, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey, and Billie Eilish's remix of "Bad Guy" featuring Justin Bieber. He also weighs in on Jermaine Dupri's recent comments regarding female rappers, and discusses whether or not Morrissey is ruining The Smiths' legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN2019 JUL 18
Comments
Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Anthony reviews Kanye West's "Brothers" ft. Charlie Wilson, Post Malone's "Goodbyes" ft. Young Thug, AJR's Neotheater, Prince's Originals, Thom Yorke's ANIMA, Kirin J. Callinan's Return to Center, and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Bandana. Then in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he shares his thoughts on so-called "type beats." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 JUL 10
Comments
Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

Anthony reviews Baroness' Gold & Grey, Bill Callahan's Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest, Daphni's Sizzling EP, Lil Nas X's 7 EP, black midi's Schlagenheim, and Rich Brian's "Yellow." He also weighs in on the recent Taylor Swift song ownership controversy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49 MIN2019 JUL 3
Comments
Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

Young Nudy & Pierre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

Anthony reviews Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne's Sli'Merre, Megan Thee Stallion's Fever, DJ Khaled's Father of Asahd, Flying Lotus' Flamagra, Rammstein's untitled album, and slowthai's Nothing Great About Britain. Plus an exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, as well as commentaries on Anthony's "unbearably white" audience and the inherent value of the number of writers involved in a song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

62 MIN2019 JUN 8
Comments
Young Nudy & Pierre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

Anthony reviews Tyler, the Creator's IGOR, Vampire Weekend's Father of the Bride, Big Thief's UFOF, Carly Rae Jepsen's Dedicated, Injury Reserve's self-titled album, and Denzel Curry's "Speedboat." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 MAY 30
Comments
Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone

Anthony reviews Rico Nasty & Kenny Beats' Anger Management, ScHoolboy Q's CrasH Talk, Tyler the Creator's "Earfquake," Slipknot's "Unsainted," Mac DeMarco's Here Comes the Cowboy, Logic's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Gus Dapperton's Where Polly People Go to Read, and Slauson Malone's A Quiet Farwell 2016-2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52 MIN2019 MAY 22
Comments
Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone

Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West

Anthony reviews Beyoncé's HOMECOMING: The Live Album, Cage the Elephant's Social Cues, Dos Monos' Dos City, Lizzo's Cuz I Love You, FKA twigs' "Cellophane," and comments on Kanye West's Sunday Service performance at Coachella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MIN2019 MAY 2
Comments
Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West

BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD

Anthony reviews BTS's Map of the Soul: Persona, Kevin Abstract's "Baby Boy," Flying Lotus' "Fire Is Coming" ft. David Lynch, PUP's Morbid Stuff, Aries' Welcome Home, The Chemical Brothers' No Geography, Anderson .Paak's Ventura, and in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he comments on the matter of Juice WRLD being a "corporate-friendly XXXTentacion." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 APR 25
Comments
BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD

Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert

Anthony reviews Quelle Chris' Guns, Weyes Blood's Titanic Rising, Ibibio Sound Machine's Doko Mien, Show Me the Body's Dog Whistle, ScHoolboy Q's "CHopstix" ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract's ARIZONA baby, and Lil Uzi Vert's "That's a Rack" & "Sanguine Paradise." Also, in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, he comments streaming's possibly negative impact on the music industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 MIN2019 APR 17
Comments
Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert
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