Anthony Fantano has been with WNPR since May 2007, and he hosts WNPR's the Needle Drop. He's been determined to work in radio since high school, and he just graduated from Southern Connecticut State University where he served as the general manager of the campus radio station for two years. Anthony's passion is music. He's been playing bass since he was thirteen, and he blogs about music regularly on www.theneedledrop.com.
- TND: El Perro Del Mar and Awesome Color
- TND: Allegories, Sharon Van Etten, and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
- TND: The Extraordinaires and an interview with Man Man
- TND: Not Brooklyn Fest and The Microphones
- TND: DeVotchka, UltCult, and Mission of Burma
- TND: Bottle Up & Go, Chiptunes, and Torche
- The Return of "The Needle Drop"
- TND: Guapo's Elixirs
- TND: Kaki King's Dreaming of Revenge and Koenjihyakkei's Hundred Sights of Koenji
- TND: The Terrordactyls' Mike Bowers EP