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.

The Show: If you try to be perfect, you’re losing your time…

The samples heard and wisdom dispensed throughout the show today were plundered from (Miss) Kittin‘s appearance last year on Tiga’s First/Last Party On Earth podcast. Thank you Dr. Hitchcock for the tip off.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 24 April 2021

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

  • MISS KITTIN & THE HACKER – Frank Sinatra
  • GRAVEDAD CINÉTICA – In Fusion
  • 2XM & NEIL MACLEOD – Unknow
  • LINKWOOD & OTHER LANDS – Don’t Throw It
  • MADLIB – Road Of The Lonely Ones
  • METROSIDEROS – Layover Jags
  • THE LEONTINI VERNACULAR – Anthropause
  • FUZZ CATS – Return To Monke
  • MAD FRANK – Free
  • ANDY BELL – Cherry Cola
  • RONE – Et le jour Commence (feat. Jehnny Beth of Savages)
  • RONE – Waves Of Devotion (feat. Georgia)
  • RONE – La Nuit Venue (feat. Camelia Jordana)
  • KEANU RAVES – Don’t @ My Drum Machine
  • GASPARD AUGÉ – FORCE MAJEURE
  • JUANPABLO – Umzac
  • NULL COMMAND – Compression Standards
  • PREFUSE 73 – Delegate Pt.1
  • 10.4 ROG – Decalibrate
  • 10.4 ROG – G&P
  • 10.4 ROG – Plant Loops
  • DOUJIN DUKE – L i t t l e_T i p s y
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Pre Dusk
  • MASAHIRO TAKAHASHI – Moon Rabbit
  • FILTHY HUNS – Twisted Z Bars
  • CAT SU DON – Bombay Sapphire
  • COLD SHOWER – Beef Jerky
  • MOVULANGO – Leave
  • JUPITER JAX – No Such Thing pt. 1

The Show: Fruit Salad

Cover versions open and close this week’s show.

We kicked off with Frankie Rose’s (almost) note perfect copy of The Cure’s “A Forest”. Always had a soft spot for the original since seeing it performed on Top Of The Pops with the drummer sitting in front of the group. Revolutionary stuff.

On a more sobering note, this recent take on a 41 year old song would equate to The Cure, back in 1980, covering the likes of Glenn Miller or Gene Autry.

And the Wiggles brought the curtain down by going slightly off-piste with Tame Impala’s “Elephant.” At least we think it’s off-piste. We certainly don’t remember the “fruit salad” refrain in the original song.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 17 April 2021

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

  • FRANKIE ROSE – A Forest
  • JANE WEAVER – Modern Reputation
  • TKAY MAIDZA – Syrup
  • TONI – Another’s Door
  • DREAMER’S HANDBOOK or BOOGIE WOMACK or…  we don’t know – Upstairs
  • THE MALE GAZE – Someday
  • GIRL IN RED – Save Your Tears (P3live:)
  • DOJA CAT – Kiss Me More (featuring SZA)
  • serpentwithfeet – Heart Storm (featuring NAO)
  • VEGYN – So Much Time – So Little Time (featuring John Glacier)
  • MADLIB – Filthy (Untouched)
  • FEA – Mujer Moderna
  • FORD – Eggs Of British Birds
  • TASNEEM – All Your Cousins
  • CRUMB – BNR
  • TONI – Dazed
  • QUELLE CHRIS & THE ALCHEMIST – Iron Steel Samurai
  • beabadoobee – Last Day On Earth
  • KIEFER – Superhero
  • HORSEGIRL – Ballroom Dance Scene
  • so badly – Tell Me
  • A.G. COOK – Today (Dream Mix)
  • DAWN RICHARD – Jacuzzi
  • ANZAHLUNG – This Is Not A Test
  • FREEEZ – Southern Freeez
  • DOSS – Look
  • MARIA UZOR – Get The Boys In The Band
  • LSDXOXO – Sick Bitch
  • JUNGLE – Keep Moving
  • POP UP! – Paradise City
  • BEAK> – Oh Know
  • ENUMCLAW – Free Drop Billy
  • FRED AGAIN.. – Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing) (featuring The Blessed Madonna)
  • TONI – True Lies
  • WIGGLES, THE – Elephant *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Step out of your head…

Out of the blue, a brand new cut from BLAIR PARKES! “step out” is the second single from the upcoming album “new building”.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 10 April 2021

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

  • X-RAY SPEX – Oh Bondage! Up Yours!
  • MARCIA GRIFFITHS – Feel Like Jumping
  • PHYLLIS DILLON – Don’t Stay Away
  • DAYTONER – Ooh Lalo
  • ESSENTIAL LOGIC – Aerosol Burns
  • THE SUGARCUBES – Deus
  • SHITÂN – Disco Shitân
  • T.L. BIGELOW – Long Road
  • PREFUSE 73 – P.Pulse
  • DOUJIN DUKE – T h e_D a n c e_F l o o r
  • SKITTLES – The Prodigy
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Remote Relocation feat. Peso Gordon & B. Cool-Aid (prod. Ahwlee)
  • BLAIR PARKES – step out *
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Overture
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Thinking Of Myself
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Intermission
  • PRETTY IN PINK – Marigolds
  • BILL CALLAHAN – Cowboy
  • COLD SHOWER – Echo
  • FUZZ CATS – Pestilence
  • NADIA STRUIWIGH – Oooso
  • KEANU RAVES – Clubman Stage Route 5
  • KATE STEIN – Side Winder
  • JUNUS ORCA – Not Everything Has To Be Something
  • GARY, INDIANA – Alien 3
  • DANIEL MONACO & SAUVAGE WORLD – Paninari on Acid (Niv Ast Remix)
  • SKELESYS – The Scorpion Sting
  • BIRDS – Keep The Ship Moving

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: French nouns have genders. I do not.

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We’re currently working our way through Vivien Goldman’s book “Revenge Of The She-Punks – A Feminist Music History From Poly Styrene To Pussy Riot”. That might go some way to explaining the presence of Rosa Yemen, Bush Tetras and Bikini Kill on today’s show. Expect even more highlights in a couple of weeks time when we finally get to grips with Fea and Fertil Miseria.

And whilst we are on the subject of Poly Styrene, allow us to recommend the recent documentary about her life – “I Am A Cliché

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 03 April 2021

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

  • SOFIA KOURTESIS – La Perla
  • BASSIDE – NYC2MIA (SOPHIE REMIX)
  • THE PARROTS – Maldito
  • MIA DORA – Raw Kiss
  • JANE INC – Steel
  • AROOJ AFTAB – Mohabbat
  • DELIA DERBYSHIRE – Ziwzih Ziwzih OO-OO-OO
  • BANG BELUSHI – Red Bottlez
  • ROSA YEMEN – Tso Xin Yu Xin
  • THE VOVOS – Spring Cleaning
  • MC WICKS X FASHAWN – We Da Kings
  • NSASI – Dancehall Buzz
  • UNDERKUT – Both Ends
  • SONOKO – Wedding With God (À Nijinski)
  • MASSIVE ATTACK X YOUNG FATHERS – Voodoo In My Blood
  • TEETH AGENCY – Anon
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Success (featuring Lord Spikeheart)
  • SEBASTIAN REYNOLDS – HAL’s Lament
  • AUTOMATIC – Signal (JooJoo Remix)
  • BUSH TETRAS  – Too Many Creeps
  • DENZEL CURRY – Take_it_Back_v2 (GODMODE 950 Version)
  • VED – Ett Visst Fängelse
  • TASNEEM – All Your Cousins (Iranian Girlfriend Remix) *
  • DRY CLEANING – Strong Feelings
  • BLACK LOOPS – Dream2gether
  • STEVEN JULIEN (FUNKINEVEN) – Bloodline
  • BIKINI KILL – White Boy
  • RUDY NORMAN – Back To The Streets
  • KELE – Smalltown Boy
  • BROCKHAMPTON – Buzzcut (featuring Danny Brown)
  • 3D BLAST – Jameela Jamil
  • DENZEL CURRY – Track07 (Georgia Anne Muldrow Version)
  • GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW – Mufaro’s Garden

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.