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The Needle Drop: 03-27-10
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New music from The Strange Boys, Javelin, and Neon Indian.


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57:09 minutes (54.9 MB)
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This week on The Needle Drop, one of the most varied bands I've come across this year: Javelin. They're a duo of cousins out of New York, and their new album, No Mas, just can't sit still. It's a musical shape shifter, and jumps flawlessly from the sounds of synth pop to the attitude of vintage New Orleans funk. The plethora of ideas and styles championed by this band a shock, but a good one.

We've also got a new tracks from Neon Indian, Teen Sheikhs, and Wye Oak; plus, The Strange Boys' latest album, Be Brave. It's a Texan garage rock party, but there's a soft side to the album, too.


  • Javelin- Tell Me What Will It Be
  • Javelin- Oh! Centra
  • Ratatat- Seventeeen Years
  • Ratatat- Vibration
  • Neon Indian- Sleep Paralysist
  • Caribou- Odessa (Nite Jewel Remix)
  • Teen Sheikhs- Germs
  • Wye Oak- I Hope You Die
  • The Strange Boys- Be Brave
  • The Strange Boys- Da Da
  • The Strange Boys- All You Can Hide Inside
  • Black Lips- O Katrina!
  • The Strange Boys- Laugh At Sex, Not Her

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