What Music Are You Listening To?

The Needle Drops on Where We Live as we check out some new music.

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Anthony Fantano from WNPR's The Needle Drop and Rick Sinkiewicz from Red Scroll Records.
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What Music Are You Listening To?
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What Music Are You Listening To?

The weather is heating up, the car windows are rolling down and the summer music season is upon us.

If you’re getting bored with that album that is sooooo 2012, or maybe even 1992, then you’ll want to hear some recommendations from our guests today.

Anthony Fantano from WNPR’s The Needle Drop and Rick Sinkiewicz, the co-owner of Red Scroll Records join us in-studio to share what they’ve been listening to and what they think you should check out as well.

We’ll also hear from Afropop’s Banning Eyre who shares some new music coming out of Ghana.

We want you to join the conversation - what new albums are you listening to on repeat? Any artists really blowing you away?

Anthony Fantano's Picks:

  • Beach Fossils - "Taking Off"
  • Bibio - "À tout à l'heure"
  • Big K.R.I.T. featuring Ashton Jones - "Good 2getha"
  • Buke and Gase - "Hiccup"
  • Daft Punk - "Give Life Back to Music"
  • David Bowie - "Valentine's Day"
  • Foxygen - "No Destruction"
  • Kurt Vile - "Wakin on a Pretty Day"
  • Milo - "Sweet Chin Music (The Fisher King's Anthem)
  • My Bloody Valentine - "Only Tomorrow"
  • Primal Scream - "It's Alright, It's Ok"
  • Queens of the Stone Age - "I Sat By The Ocean"
  • Shlomo - "Later"
  • The Knife - "A Tooth For An Eye"
  • The Uncluded - "Organs"
  • The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die - "Heartbeat In The Brain"
  • Vampire Weekend - "Diane Young"

Rick Sinkiewicz's Picks:

  • DJ Rashad - "Rollin"
  • Kitchen & The Plastic Spoons - "Ice Cream To God" (this is a recent reissue / recent discovery on the Dark Entries label which I've been enjoying a lot from lately.)
  • Pharmakon - "Ache"
  • Phemale - "The Fastest Car"
  • Quasimoto - Anything from the Yessir Whatever album
  • Savages - "Shut Up"
  • Umberto - Anthing from Night Has A Thousand Screams

Banning Eyre's Picks:

  • Ebo Taylor - Appia Kwa Bridge
  • EL - Kaalu
  • FOKN Bois - Want to be White
  • Soul Winners - Nyame Asem