The Show: Some may say that you are only interested in one thing…

A welcome return today from Nick Harte aka Shocking Pinks. His mysterious new MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE project “Adversary” is cinematic, darkly ambient and hypnotically crimecore. It’s the soundtrack for the film that Nicolas Winding Refn was too scared to make. Get it now on Bandcamp and/or get the cassette version via Opal Tapes.

Not to be outdone, after a long hiatus ANIKA aka Annika Henderson is back too. The new album Change is out 23 July 2021. For a wee taste have a listen to Finger Pies…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 5 June 2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – Brute Monde
  • ANIKA – Finger Pies
  • COLD CAVE – Night Light
  • THE JUAN MACLEAN – City Life Disco
  • GASPARD AUGÉ – Vox
  • MARIE DAVIDSON – Renegade Breakdown (Jessy Lanza Remix)
  • DJ BONELESS X JESS ASPINWALL – Urban Yard
  • AZURE – Southern Tropics
  • REAL LIES – Oh Me, Oh My (Nicotine Patch) feat. Dominique Russell
  • NECRUM SELECT – Catchin’ Vapors [Interlude]
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – rejoice (feat. Eldon Somers)
  • IL EST VILAINE – Les Mystères de Lorient feat. Narumi Herisson
  • WLF – Bender
  • HOORSEES – Waterfall (Hurts)
  • PICKLE DARLING – Everything Is Flammable
  • MINI – Talk
  • ODDIO FACTORY – The Prophet
  • BLAIR PARKES – shimmer with Teen Haters
  • MANIFEST KITSUNE – Stardust
  • LANA DEL REY – Blue Banisters
  • PENELOPE TRAPPES – Awkward Matriarch
  • LES BAXTERS – Gamelan Gang
  • LONE – Coming Into Being and Passing Away
  • L.$.D FUNDRAISER – The Last Rite & Ritual Of A Sinking Ship

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Even tortured angst-ridden adolescents have to wash their hair sometimes.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 29/05/2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • THE LOUNGE SOCIETY – Burn The Heather (The Orielles Re-Work)
  • MATTIEL – Those Words
  • LESLEY GORE – You Don’t Own Me
  • DRY CLEANING – Unsmart Lady
  • PARIS TEXAS – Force Of Habit
  • NAUM GABO – Galore
  • DEATH IS NOT THE END – Craftie
  • NINAJIRACHI & KOTA BANKS – Vice Versa
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Good Word (featuring YUNGMORPHEUS)
  • SUMO JUNGLE – Grand Senshuuraku
  • MACH-HOMMY – The Stellar Ray Theory
  • SUPAMAN – Know Better Do Better
  • L’RAIN – Blame Me
  • REY SAPIENZ & THE CONGO TECHNO ENSEMBLE – Eza Makambo
  • RABU MAZDA – Fumo No Olho (Silvestre Remix)
  • MARINA – Purge The Poison
  • LUKE HAINES – Yes, Mr. Pumpkin
  • KENNY MASON – Much Money (featuring Freddie Gibbs)
  • DEEP SEA CREATURE – Split My Atoms
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Oatmeal (featuring Chuck Strangers)
  • MATT BERRY – Summer Sun
  • CHARLIE FEATHERS – Cockroach
  • NAMESBLISS – Paperchase
  • BOBBY DIGITAL – Pugilism
  • SHADY NASTY – IBIZA
  • AJ TRACEY – West Ten (featuring Mabel)
  • BLACKDOWN – This Journey VIP
  • GIRLS RITUALS – Hole / The Used
  • UV-TV – Always Something
  • THE KAMIKAZE PILOTS – Sharon Signs To Cherry Red *
  • DRY CLEANING – Tony Speaks!
  • BURIAL – Dark Gethsemane

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’ll be eating breakfast in the evening, as the world crumbles in May…

More sneaky threesomes on the show today, this time round plundering new albums from LES BAXTERS and PICKLE DARLING.

And we do love our synth-pop. So how could we resist MANIFEST KITSUNE‘s “catchy, creepy Lovecraft inspired synthwave live electronic anthem for the surreal year of 2021”? Hint: we couldn’t.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 22 May 2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • NECRUM SELECT – Folks Get Down
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – yamships, flaxscript
  • GAVSBORG – Domestic Music For Skeptical Dogs
  • SECCIÓN DE RITMO – No Drama Llama
  • ANZ – Unravel In The Designated Zone
  • LES BAXTERS – UFO
  • LES BAXTERS – + Forth St.
  • LES BAXTERS – Nosferatu
  • BAE SESSIONS – complete destruction
  • S:BAHN – Exhaustion
  • DOUJIN DUKE – Super Awesome Curry
  • PICKLE DARLING – Achieve Lift!
  • PICKLE DARLING – Moses
  • PICKLE DARLING – Boundless My Heart
  • HUSHPUPPY – I Like Girls
  • THE GOON SAX – In the Stone
  • MANIFEST KITSUNE – Kisses For Fishes *
  • PEACHES – Pussy Mask
  • PROFESSOR JOHAN BRING – Stockholm
  • THE JUAN MACLEAN – I Can’t Explain
  • JACQUES RENAULT – High
  • KERO KERO BONITO – Well Rested
  • DON ZILLA – Tension
  • U – Ecstasy
  • ØALL HÅTES – Śhínÿ Glìñt
  • BLACK POINT – Dighton Rock

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Dead white men’s notes.

Another week and another music documentary to recommend.

“Sisters With Transistors” charts the (relatively) unheralded female pioneers of electronic music. From Clara Rockmore’s mastery and development of the theremin to the earsplitting drones of Maryanne Amacher, it’s the story of women who wanted to do more than “push around dead white men’s notes”.

It only seemed right and proper to include a couple of tunes from the soundtrack in today’s playlist, to wit: Laurie Spiegel and Space Lady.

All interspersed with excerpts from Chris Addison’s recent Bugle appearance.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 15 May 2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • PARIS TEXAS – Situations
  • LSDXOXO – The Devil
  • POP UP! – Another lonely night…
  • DATBLYGU – Casserole Efeilliaid
  • CHEMICAL BROTHERS – The Darkness That You Fear
  • THE VISION – Liberation Radio
  • HÉCTOR BARREIRO – Hare Tripla

Chris Addison – The Queen

  • LAURIE SPIEGEL – Appalachian Grove 1 *
  • PHOEBE GREEN – IDK
  • TASNEEM – All Your Cousins (Dave Sharma Remix)
  • LIARS – Sekwar
  • LEO BHANJI – Damaged
  • BALTRA – Baby

Chris Addison – Tories

  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB – X
  • THE SPACE LADY – Synthesize Me *
  • 03CAS – MOSCOW
  • SCREAM AND DANCE – In Rhythm
  • POiSON GiRL FRiEND – Nobody
  • GIRL IN RED – hornylovesickmess
  • NIGHT LUNCH – House Full Of Shit
  • DUA LIPA – We’re Good

Chris Addison – Monkey Humans

  • SORRY – Cigarette Packet
  • REXY – Don’t Turn Me Away
  • COLA BOYY – Kid Born In Space (featuring Andrew VanWyngarden)
  • so badly – Harley Davidson
  • TONY ALLEN – Cosmosis (featuring Ben Okri, Skepta)
  • BIIG PIIG – Lavender
  • SADE – Why Can’t We Live Together (intro)
  • СВІТЛАНА ОХРІМЕНКО – III Episode From Original Performed Soundtrack Transilvania Smile

The Show: Try, try, try. Just you try…

A few sneaky threesomes on the show today from Blair Parkes and The Big Fresh Collective. (This is our usual tactic when we find it far too difficult to narrow the choice down to a single track from a new album)…

New Brighton’s finest, Blair Parkes is back with his latest album “new building”, featuring Ryan Fisherman, Miss Mercury and Marcus Thomas. Perfect jangly pop music.

Liam K Swiggs has also been busy over in Redwood. FOOTMAHI 2021 is the latest project out of The Big Fresh Collective. 160bpm madness crafted by producers born or currently residing in Aoteroa New Zealand, from the dirty south all the way up to Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 8 May 2021

Notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • 2XM & NEIL MACLEOD – Only You
  • KATE STEIN – Scenic Byway (Zillas on Acid Remix)
  • CURSES – Discipline
  • DRY CLEANING – Every Day Carry
  • JANE WEAVER – Modern Reputation
  • BITCH FALCON – Harvester
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – pyramid shogun
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – redguard snipers (feat. SB the Moor)
  • HUS KINGPIN – Belly feat. Rain aka Black Widow
  • KOOL MOE DEE – HOW YA LIKE ME NOW (LIAM K. SWIGGS 160BPM EDIT)
  • DJ GRAN TURISMO – DOWNTOWN
  • BOMB DYLAN – THE BEET
  • BLAIR PARKES – cry lonely *
  • BLAIR PARKES – up in the roof
  • BLAIR PARKES – new building
  • SET-TOP BOX – Maxx Headroom
  • S:BAHN – Touch
  • NULL COMMAND – Implicit Statement
  • PROFESSOR JOHAN BRING – Verklighetens dans
  • ODDIO FACTORY – Got Bolts (Keita Sano On The Shore remix)
  • EL MICHELS AFFAIR MEETS LIAM BAILEY – Awkward (Take 2)
  • TWIN SHADOW – Alemania
  • BACAO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND – Dirt Off Your Shoulder
  • METROSIDEROS – Owhiro Bay Dub Massive
  • ETARI – Dandelion Dance
  • BLACK POINT – R341

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.