The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano

The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano

www.theneedledrop.com/podcast
A discussion show hosted by the Internet’s busiest music nerd.


99: Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, “Old Town Road” Music Video
Jul 30 • 56 min
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…
98. Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi’erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey
Jul 18 • 58 min
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…
97: Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
Jul 10 • 54 min
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…
96: Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift
Jul 3 • 50 min
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.…
95: Young Nudy & Pi’erre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai
Jun 7 • 64 min
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…
94: Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry
May 30 • 54 min
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…
93: Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone
May 21 • 52 min
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…
92: Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West
May 2 • 50 min
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…
91: BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD
Apr 24 • 53 min
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…
90: Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert
Apr 17 • 53 min
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…
89: Billie Eilish, The Comet Is Coming, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal, La Dispute, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, JPEGMAFIA
Apr 10 • 51 min
Anthony reviews Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, The Comet Is Coming’s Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal’s Hiding Places, La Dispute’s Panorama, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” remix featuring Billy…
88: Nav, Logic, Stella Donnelly, American Football, Lil Nas X, Warner Music & Endel
Apr 2 • 47 min
Anthony reviews Nav’s Bad Habits, Logic’s Supermarket, Stella Donnelly’s Beware of the Dogs, and American Football’s third album. He also comments on Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” being kicked off Billboard’s country charts and Warner Music’s recent signing…
87: Flume, Matmos, Dave, Logic, Tame Impala, Billie Eilish
Mar 27 • 48 min
Anthony reviews Flume’s Hi This Is Flume, Matmos’ Plastic Anniversary, Dave’s Psychodrama, Logic’s “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” and Tame Impala “Patience.” He also examines the question of whether or not Billie Eilish is an industry plant and, in a…
86: Juice WRLD, Sun Kil Moon, Foals, Spellling, Little Simz, ScHoolboy Q
Mar 20 • 57 min
Anthony reviews Juice WRLD’s Death Race for Love, Sun Kil Moon’s I Also Want to Die in New Orleans, Foals’ Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1, Spellling’s Mazy Fly, Little Simz’s GREY Area, and ScHoolboy Q’s “Numb Numb Juice.” Anthony also examines…
85: Weezer, 2 Chainz, Solange, Blu & Oh No, Mac DeMarco, Vampire Weekend, Rap Lyrics in Court Cases
Mar 13 • 49 min
Anthony reviews Weezer’s Black Album, 2 Chainz’s Rap or Go to the League, Solange’s When I Get Home, Blu & Oh No’s A Long Red Hot Los Angeles Summer Night, Mac DeMarco’s “Nobody,” and Vampire Weekend’s “Big Blue / Sunflower.” He also gives his stance on…
84: Gunna, Lil Pump, Offset, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Kankyō Ongaku, Bhad Bhabie, The Misfits
Mar 4 • 43 min
Anthony reviews Gunna’s Drip or Drown 2, Lil Pump’s Harverd Dropout, Offset’s Father of 4, SeeYouSpaceCowboy’s Songs for the Firing Squad, and Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990. Plus an exclusive podcast commentaries…
83: Czarface & Ghostface Killah, Jessica Pratt, Drake, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Tierra Whack, Imagine Dragons, Kids See Ghosts
Feb 26 • 45 min
Anthony reviews Czarface and Ghostface Killah’s new collaborative album, the latest LP from singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt, the reissue of Drake’s breakthrough mixtape So Far Gone, as well as fresh singles by Freddie Gibbs, Madlib, and Tierra Whack. Also…
82: Ariana Grande, Panda Bear, LCD Soundsystem, Xiu Xiu, Cardi B & Bruno Mars, Yesterday
Feb 20 • 46 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Ariana Grande, Panda Bear, LCD Soundsystem, Xiu Xiu, and Cardi B & Bruno Mars. Plus his thoughts on the premise of the forthcoming Danny Boyle film, Yesterday, which is set in a world where The Beatles never existed. Learn…
81: Comethazine, Maggie Rogers, Beirut / George Clanton Interview
Feb 14 • 91 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Comethazine, Maggie Rogers, and Beirut. Plus an interview with George “The Vaporwave David Bowie” Clanton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
80: Boogie, Bring Me the Horizon, Deerhunter, Weezer
Feb 6 • 45 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Boogie, Bring Me the Horizon, Deerhunter, Weezer, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, and Lil Peep, iLoveMakonnen & Fall Out Boy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
79: Future, Toro y Moi, James Blake, Malibu Ken, Sharon Van Etten
Jan 30 • 53 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Future, Toro y Moi, James Blake, Malibu Ken, Sharon Van Etten, J. Cole, and Vampire Weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bonus Episode: Rina Sawayama Interview
Jan 27 • 31 min
Anthony has a conversation with pop singer-songwriter and model Rina Sawayama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
78: 21 Savage, Big K.R.I.T., Bad Bunny, Marquis Hill
Jan 22 • 70 min
Anthony reviews new albums by 21 Savage, Big K.R.I.T., Bad Bunny, Marquis Hill, as well as James Blake’s track with Travis Scott and Metro Boomin. He also comments on Robert Christgau’s “review” of him, the death of rock music, and Jay-Z’s notable silence…
77: System of a Down, Burial, Cannibal Ox, Sleater-Kinney, The Postal Service
Jan 16 • 51 min
Anthony reviews classic releases by System of a Down, Burial, Cannibal Ox, Sleater-Kinney, and The Postal Service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
76: Soap&Skin, Meek Mill, Black Thought & Salaam Remi
Dec 18, 2018 • 45 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Soap&Skin, Meek Mill, and Black Thought & Salaam Remi. He also shares his picks for the 61st Grammy Awards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
75: XXXTentacion, Ski Mask the Slump God, The 1975, Earl Sweatshirt, Kai Whiston
Dec 12, 2018 • 58 min
Anthony reviews new releases by XXXTentacion, Ski Mask the Slump God, The 1975, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kai Whiston. Plus commentary on Epic Games being sued for its use of the Milly Rock in Fortnite, and a podcast-exclusive segment of Let’s Argue about the…
74: J.I.D, Onyx Collective, Tyler the Creator, 6ix9ine
Dec 4, 2018 • 53 min
Anthony reviews new releases by J.I.D, Onyx Collective, Tyler the Creator, 6ix9ine, Grimes, and Chance the Rapper. Plus exclusive podcast segments of LET’S ARGUE about drummers and bassists being overlooked and whether or not re-remastered albums are a…
73: Trippie Redd, Action Bronson, Jaden Smith, Anderson .Paak, Muse
Nov 27, 2018 • 62 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Trippie Redd, Action Bronson, Jaden Smith, Anderson .Paak, Muse, A$AP Rocky, and Earl Sweatshirt. Plus an exclusive podcast segment of Let’s Argue on musical innovation as it relates to mainstream popularity and longevity.…
72: Sun Kil Moon, Imagine Dragons, Jeffrey Lewis, Metro Boomin, Lil Peep
Nov 20, 2018 • 65 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Sun Kil Moon, Imagine Dragons, Jeffrey Lewis, Metro Boomin, Lil Peep, The Beatles, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, and Mike WiLL Made-It. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
71: Poppy, Vince Staples, Takeoff, Rosalía, Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs
Nov 14, 2018 • 65 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Poppy, Vince Staples, Takeoff, Rosalía, Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs, Earl Sweatshirt, and XXXTentacion, plus comments on Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s submission to the Grammys’ rock music category. Learn more about your ad…
70: Julia Holter, Daughters, Current 93, Kurt Vile, Joji, Greta Van Fleet
Nov 6, 2018 • 71 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Julia Holter, Daughters, Current 93, Kurt Vile, Joji, Greta Van Fleet, Rosalía, and Carly Rae Jepsen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
69: Future & Juice WRLD, Open Mike Eagle, Little Big, High on Fire, Lil Yachty
Oct 30, 2018 • 58 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Future & Juice WRLD, Open Mike Eagle, Little Big, High on Fire, Lil Yachty, and Trippie Redd, and responds to a question about the psychological effects of listening to depressing music. Learn more about your ad choices.…
68: Polyphia, Horrendous, Quavo, Clarence Clarity, City Morgue
Oct 23, 2018 • 69 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Polyphia, Horrendous, Quavo, Clarence Clarity, City Morgue, Joji, and Lil Peep, and comments on Drake’s recent statements about Kanye West and the Pusha T beef. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
67: Behemoth, Marissa Nadler, Sheck Wes, twenty one pilots, Lil Baby & Gunna
Oct 16, 2018 • 61 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Behemoth, Marissa Nadler, Sheck Wes, twenty one pilots, Weezer, Run the Jewels, and Lil Baby & Gunna. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
66: Tim Hecker, Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Logic, Kero Kero Bonito
Oct 9, 2018 • 65 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Tim Hecker, Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Logic, Kero Kero Bonito, Anderson .Paak ft. Kendrick Lamar, and Jaden Smith. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
65: Hozier, Milo, JMSN, Brockhampton, Prince
Oct 2, 2018 • 47 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Hozier, Milo, JMSN, Brockhampton, Prince, and Young Thug ft. Elton John. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
64: Aphex Twin, Spiritualized, 6LACK, Noname
Sep 25, 2018 • 49 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Aphex Twin, Spiritualized, 6LACK, Noname, J.I.D, Lil Uzi Vert, and XXXTentacion & Lil Peep. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
63: Okonkolo, Yves Tumor, $uicideBoy$, Russ, Thou
Sep 18, 2018 • 51 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Okonkolo, Yves Tumor, $uicideBoy$, Russ, Thou, Lana Del Ray, and Eminem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
62: Armand Hammer, Eminem, George Clanton
Sep 10, 2018 • 73 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Armand Hammer, Eminem, and George Clanton. Plus discussions on Eminem’s continued fall from grace and whether or not To Pimp a Butterfly would have received a 10/10 had someone like 6ix9ine made it instead of Kendrick…
61: Blood Orange, Interpol, Oh Sees, Hermit and the Recluse
Sep 6, 2018 • 57 min
Anthony reviews new releases by Blood Orange, Interpol, Oh Sees, Hermit and the Recluse, and Twenty One Pilots. Plus discussions on emo rap and anonymity in music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
60: Worst Rappers in the Game 2018 ft. D. Respect
May 21, 2018 • 103 min
In this episode of The Needle Drop Podcast, D. Respect and I once again run through a list of the worst rappers out right now, as chosen by you guys over social media. We don’t fully agree with the 9 picks, but we go over why each artist might be catching…
59: 20 Love Songs w/ Wifey
Feb 14, 2018 • 93 min
A new episode of the Internet’s most inconsistent podcast, as well as a rare appearance by my wife, Dominique - it’s a Valentine’s Day miracle! Join us as we (attempt) to recommend and discuss at length a new batch of 20 love songs we love. Learn more…
58: How to Review an Album ft. Zoe Camp & Beezy430
Apr 26, 2017 • 95 min
In this episode of The Needle Drop Podcast, I talk with fellow music critics Zoe Camp and Beezy430 about what it takes to review an album. It’s a long set of conversations, but I personally feel as if I barely scratched the surface of this massive,…
57: How To Get Into Death Grips ft. Dominick Rabrun
Apr 6, 2017 • 87 min
In this episode of the TND Podcast, my guest is illustrator, animator, and fellow Death Grips fanatic Dominick Rabrun. He and I have a lengthy discussion about how exactly to get into Death Grips’ music. How exactly to enjoy the experimental hip hop…
56: The 10 Worst Rappers in the Game (Revisited) ft. D. Respect
Mar 7, 2017 • 82 min
In this episode of The Needle Drop Podcast, D. Respect and I again run through a list of the 10 worst rappers out right now. All rappers were culled from a list of suggestions made by you over social media. We don’t fully agree with the suggestions, but…
55: clipping. @ S.O.S. Fest
Nov 16, 2016 • 54 min
A couple of weeks ago, our still pretty dead podcast was brought back to life thanks to the good people over at the SOS Fest in Central Texas. They flew me out to speak with a few acts, but mainly to do this on-stage chat with clipping., who have always…
54: Adam Johnston (YourMovieSucks)
Jun 19, 2016 • 90 min
In this episode of the podcast, our guest is one of the harshest and most hilarious film critics on YouTube: Adam of YourMovieSucks. We talk criticism, reviews, music, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53: Miles Cleret (Soundway Records)
Jun 5, 2016 • 55 min
On this episode of the podcast, we talk with the founder of Soundway Records, Miles Cleret. We talk about the process of bringing obscure, foreign music to a Western audience, and the evolution of the Soundway label. We also get an update on the next…
52: Pyrocynical & NFKRZ
May 28, 2016 • 89 min
On this episode of the podcast, I give Pyrocynical a platform to defend himself. Nah, just kidding! However, I do converse with him and NFKRZ, who are two content creators in the growing community of “commentary” channels on YouTube. We talk drama, Leafy…
51: Xenia Rubinos
May 22, 2016 • 46 min
On this episode of the podcast, contributor Jeremy Fisette talks with singer-songwriter Xenia Rubinos about her upcoming album, Black Terry Cat, on Anti- Records. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
50: Anthony Fantano
May 14, 2016 • 71 min
On this episode of the podcast, a friend of the show, Zach Hart, interviews Anthony Fantano. Together, they try to find out where exactly Anthony’s life went wrong, driving him to create YouTube music reviews for a living. Learn more about your ad…
49: The Nerdwriter
May 8, 2016 • 59 min
On this episode of The Needle Drop Podcast, we’re talking with YouTube content creator and culture critic Evan Puschak. We go off on a tangent-laced discussion about the promotion of new albums in the Internet age. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
48: Marissa Nadler
May 1, 2016 • 44 min
On this episode of The Needle Drop Podcast, we’re talking with singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler. Contributor Jeremy Fisette asks her about her upcoming record, touring, and the songwriting process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
46: Tim Hecker
Apr 16, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode, an interview with electronic music artist Tim Hecker. We talk about ambient music, his latest album, and artistic concepts in regards to experimental music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
45: FrankJavCee
Apr 9, 2016 • 88 min
To celebrate 100,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, a discussion about all things art and music with Mr. FrankJavCee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
44: Daveed Diggs
Apr 3, 2016 • 45 min
On this episode of the TND Podcast, a conversation with Daveed Diggs. We’ve been following his career since his involvement with the experimental hip hop trio known as clipping., but he’s since landed major roles as Thomas Jefferson and Lafayette on the…
43: Mitch Grassi (Pentatonix)
Mar 27, 2016 • 34 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with YouTuber and Pentatonix member Mitch Grassi. We talk about singing, Mitch’s love of music, and some alternative electronic music producers that he’s into. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
42: Digibro
Mar 20, 2016 • 112 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with self-described “Otaku Gonzo Journalist,” Digibro. He regularly uploads reviews and opinion pieces on his YouTube channel, diving into the ever-growing world of anime. Learn more about your ad choices.…
41: Matmos
Mar 13, 2016 • 37 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with Matmos about their latest album Ultimate Care II. We talk about albums, washing machines, touring, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39: Maddox
Feb 27, 2016 • 54 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with culture critic and provocateur, Maddox. Since the late 90s, he’s been writing rants that expose the inherent shittiness of life—but it turns out he hates because he cares. We talk about his upcoming…
38: White Publications & Black Music ft. Mark Grondin (Spectrum Pulse)
Feb 19, 2016 • 49 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with Mark Grondin of Spectrum Pulse. In light of Kanye West’s recent Twitter outbursts, we talk about white publications speaking on black music, and the idea of covering music along racial lines. Learn more…
37: Spencer Hazard (Full of Hell)
Feb 14, 2016 • 29 min
On this episode of the podcast, a conversation with Full of Hell’s Spencer Hazard. We talk working with Merzbow, the Body, and some of the philosophy behind the band’s extreme, abrasive sound. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
36: Apathy
Feb 5, 2016 • 70 min
In this episode of the podcast, a conversation with Connecticut rapper Apathy. We talk hip hop, upcoming releases, keeping it independent, old school vs. new school, and fatherhood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
35: Dr. Michael Greger (NutritionFacts.org)
Jan 30, 2016 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, our guest is Dr. Michael Greger of NutritionFacts.org fame. His daily video series on health and the latest nutritional studies can be found on this 130,000-subscriber YouTube channel. He’s also got a new book out titled How Not…
34: The Politics of Contemporary Reviews and Thinkpieces ft. Pat Beane & SCVSCV
Jan 23, 2016 • 55 min
In this episode of the podcast, I’m talking with Tiny Mix Tapes writers Pat Beane and SCVSCV about their collaborative piece, “2015: Identity Crisis.” We’ll be discussing the politics and quality of modern music reviews and thinkpieces. A few albums will…
32: Super Smash Bros. Convo w/ Hungrybox
Jan 9, 2016 • 60 min
In this episode of the podcast, a conversation with one of SSB Melee’s top-ranking players, Hungrybox. We’re talking with him about tournament play, the SSB franchise, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31: The 10 Worst Rappers in the Game ft. D. Respect
Dec 21, 2015 • 88 min
Going over a list of the 10 “worst” rappers in the game right now with D. Respect of the DBL D’s Podcast, considering why they get such widespread hate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30: Busdriver
Dec 13, 2015 • 54 min
A discussion with rapper extraordinaire Busdriver about politics, jazz, America, his musical past, and a bit about his latest musical project Thumbs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29: Iglooghost
Dec 4, 2015 • 50 min
A talk with up-and-coming electronic music producer and recent Brainfeeder Records signee Iglooghost. His newly released EP Chinese Nü Yr is easily one of our favorites this year, and we’re talking about the music on it, his influences, and old Internet…
28: Infidel Amsterdam
Nov 27, 2015 • 65 min
A convo with the most metal YouTuber I know: Infidel Amsterdam. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27: Poptimism ft. Zach Hart
Nov 19, 2015 • 68 min
A debate about “poptimism” with We Listen for You founder Zach Hart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25: Matt Wendus (RipFork)
Nov 7, 2015 • 61 min
A conversation with RipFork’s Matt Wendus. On and off for the past several years, Matt has made it his mission to critique written music reviews. He and Anthony discuss reviews, grammar, and the state of music journalism (also accounting). Learn more…
24: Chris Ott
Oct 31, 2015 • 78 min
A discussion with ex-music writer Chris Ott about his history with Pitchfork Media, and Condé Nast’s recent acquisition of the notorious music website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23: TheReportOfTheWeek
Oct 25, 2015 • 59 min
A conversation with YouTube-based food critic, podcaster, shortwave radio enthusiast, and sharp dresser TheReportOfTheWeek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22: Dominick Rabrun
Oct 17, 2015 • 83 min
A discussion with illustrator, animator, writer, podcaster, YouTuber, and creator of the Hip Hop RPG Dominick Rabrun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21: Anthony Q&A
Oct 13, 2015 • 41 min
Anthony responds to fan-submitted e-mails about musical life after forty, untimely deaths, and lyrics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20: Zev Deans
Sep 26, 2015 • 45 min
Anthony speaks with Zev Deans, director at Panorama Programming who has made videos for such artists as Behemoth, Chelsea Wolfe, and Liturgy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19: Clarence Clarity
Sep 19, 2015 • 51 min
A talk semi-anonymous producer and songwriter Clarence Clarity about his musical influences, the overwhelming Internet age, and the music on his latest album No Now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18: Rob Scallon
Sep 12, 2015 • 81 min
Anthony chats with guitarist, songwriter, and fellow YouTuber Rob Scallon about his musical influences and the mindset of a YouTube musician. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17: George Miller (Filthy Frank)
Sep 6, 2015 • 93 min
Anthony talks with vlogger, comedian, and Internet blood-boiler, George Miller. The character he regularly plays on his YouTube Channel has grown to be one of the most controversial entities on the platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
16: Milo
Aug 30, 2015 • 60 min
Anthony speaks with Wisconsin rapper and producer Milo about his next album So the Flies Don’t Come, his growth as an artist, becoming self-sufficient, and learning all the tricks of the musical trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
15: Kamasi Washington
Aug 27, 2015 • 26 min
Anthony speaks with saxophonist and bandleader Kamasi Washington about the recording of his latest record, The Epic, and the tour he’s in the midst of with his incredibly talented band, the Next Step. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
14: Injury Reserve
Aug 23, 2015 • 64 min
A conversation with Arizona hip hop trio Injury Reserve. Topics include their phenomenal debut mixtape Live from the Dentist Office and the AZ rap scene. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13: Chelsea Wolfe
Aug 20, 2015 • 40 min
A talk with Cali singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe about her fantastic album Abyss, her writing process, dreams, the concept of an abyss, and sleep paralysis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12: H3h3productions & FrankJavCee
Aug 17, 2015 • 59 min
Anthony speaks with Ethan and Hila of H3h3productions and FrankJavCee about YouTube’s strike system, copyright in the Internet age, and predatory MCNs signing unaware content creators. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11: Jason Williamson (Sleaford Mods)
Aug 8, 2015 • 49 min
A talk with Sleaford Mods vocalist/lyricist Jason Williamson about Mod culture, Russell Brand, passing gas, and UK politics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10: BIGQUINT INDEED & Here Lies Music
Aug 5, 2015 • 55 min
A discussion with fellow YouTube music reviewers Big Quint and Here Lies Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9: Chris Stuckmann
Aug 2, 2015 • 92 min
A conversation with YouTube-based movie reviewer, Chris Stuckmann. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8: Dope Body
Jul 26, 2015 • 57 min
A conversation with the boys in Baltimore noise rock outfit Dope Body. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7: Ash Koosha
Jul 18, 2015 • 61 min
A chat with London-based electronic music producer Ash Koosha. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6: Neil Cicierega
Jul 12, 2015 • 47 min
A talk with Neil Cicierega (aka Lemon Demon), the mind behind animutation, Potter Puppet Pals, and last year’s insane pair of mashup albums Mouth Sounds/Mouth Silence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5: Vaporwave Reboot ft. Wolfenstein OS X & Hong Kong Express
Jul 4, 2015 • 71 min
The Needle Drop Podcast returns with an episode all about vaporwave! Interviews with musician/documentarian, Wolfenstein OS X, and musician/founder of Dream Catalogue (the largest label dealing with vaporwave music), Hong Kong Express. Learn more about…