The Needle Drop

Ep. 87: Flume, Matmos, Dave, Tame Impala

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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 podcast-exclusive portion of LET'S ARGUE, responds to the theory that streaming numbers have replaced music review scores.

Ep. 85: Weezer, 2 Chainz, Solange, Blu & Oh No

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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 rap lyrics being admissible as court evidence and responds to a tweet arguing that 85% of rap lyrics will age poorly.

Ep. 83: Czarface & Ghostface Killah, Jessica Pratt, Drake

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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 discussed is the question of whether or not Imagine Dragons is currently the worst rock band.  Plus an exclusive podcast segment of LET'S ARGUE in which Anthony considers whether or not his score of 10 for Kids See Ghosts was valid.