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The Show: Get Smartr

Now that the Stormzy – Wiley feud seems to have ground to a halt we offer you you a review of all the sends (5 in total) in today’s mix. Head across to niche website Grime Beef for more details. We ran out of time to include the black midi and Afghan Dan additions to the canon.

The spoken word clips are from the Luminary podcast Smartr. First two episodes are free to download / stream but the remaining eight require a subscription. This makes things slightly awkward because Luminary is not available in New Zealand.

Closing track is the 15 minute “Word Wall 2”, featuring Elena Poulou and taken off the first vinyl release from Salford club The White Hotel. The club might not look promising from the outside but inside, well, just check out their December gig guide for starters.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 January 2020

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

  • WILEY  –  Eediyat Skengman
  • BABY DAVLIN  –  Can Lim
  • TENGGER  –  High
  • THE KINKS  –  Shangri-La (2019 Remix)
  • CHINA MAC & METHOD MAN  –  Wu Tang Remix
  • J-LIVE  –  The Plot Twist

Smartr Trailer

  • STORMZY  –  Disappointed
  • FORM  –  Gesundheit
  • KEELEY FORSYTH  –  Start Again
  • RONCE  –  Lolita
  • ADULTRY KIDDING  –  Closed On Sunday
  • CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA  –  Guys In Spandex
  • LOVELY EGGS, THE  –  This Decision
  • WILEY  –  Eediyat Skengman 2
  • DISQ  –  Daily Routine
  • LADY DONLI & DAVIDO  –  Cash (Remix)
  • m a g g i e . w a v  –  Fragment//Fusion (featuring jobert)
  • GOMET  –  Cumpleañera
  • PVA  –  Divine Intervention

Smartr Episode 1 Intro – Puel

  • STORMZY  –  Still Disappointed
  • TRICKY  –  Abbaon Fat Track
  • HERON FISCHER  –  Born & Raised
  • LORAINE JAMES (featuring Le3 bLACK)  –  London Ting / Dark As Fuck
  • JETSTREAM PONY  –  Yellow Pills
  • WILEY  –  Eediyat Skengman 3
  • WAQWAQ KINGDOM  –  3rd Eye
  • ORIELLES, THE  –  Space Samba (Disco Volador Theme)
  • R V  –  World Full Of Nothing

Smartr Episode 2 Intro – Autonews

  • BOMB SNIFFING DOGS, THE  –  Word Wall 2

The Show: Isn’t It Funny How Life Just Carries On?

It’s an annual tradition going all the way back to 2017. Frankie Boyle’s New World Order is broadcast over the Christmas holidays. The Joint then pillages the programme for samples to insert in our first mix of the following year.

WARNING: These samples are devoid of context, particularly that Northern Irish abortion line. For the full context watch the entire show on YouTube while you can.

And on with our show…

Direct download: The Joint – 4 January 2020

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

  • THE HOLLIES  –  Gasoline Alley Bred
  • VEGYN  –  Blue Verb
  • m a g g i e . w a v  –  World Eater ☒☒85 (featuring CHROM ‘47)
  • SUGAR WORLD  –  We Fell In Love
  • AVALANCHE PARTY   –  Rebel Forever
  • JACK MEDLEY’S SECURE MEN  –  Lose It

Frankie Boyle’s 2019 New World Order #1

  • CLARA! y MAOUPA  –  Truenos
  • EJECA  –  Pushed (Bicep Remix)
  • TOM OF ENGLAND  –  Song Of The Sex Monk
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Several Times Two
  • TENGGER  –  Ajari
  • ANGEL-HO  –  Pose
  • LEZ POP  –  AUDIO BABY
  • SOFIE  –  99 Glimpses
  • HINDS  –  Riding Solo

Frankie Boyle’s 2019 New World Order #2

  • ECKO BAZZ  –  Kyusa Embela (Gunfinger Mix)
  • SIG NU GRIS  –  Mononoke
  • CLEO SOL  –  One
  • NAYANA IZ  –  How We Do
  • ITCHY BUGGER  –  Have You Seen John*
  • WAQWAQ KINGDOM  –  Doggy Bag
  • NAZAR  –  UN Sanctions
  • Un Violador En Tu Camino
  • MODERATE REBELS  –  Every Cheat You Meet Sings Love Songs
  • ARIEL PINK  –  Driving To The Grave

Frankie Boyle’s 2019 New World Order #3

  • SIDHU MOOSE WALA X MIST X STEEL BANGLEZ X STEFFLON DON  –  47
  • JUDGITZU  –  Umeme
  • SHEILA RICKARDS & THE AGGROVATORS  –  Roots Jamaica Dub
  • VEGYN  –  Blue Verb Reprise
  • THE RUTLES  –  Let’s Be Natural (RIP Neil Innes)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: When Harri Met Steve

I remember hearing today’s opening song on the John Peel show back in 1980. Unfortunately I could never recall the name of the band (The Silver) or the name of the track (Do You Wanna Dance). What I thought I recalled was that the band were from Sweden (Finland actually), were very young and fell about in hysterics half way through the performance. Not even the most sophisticated 21st century search engines could provide a solution to a 40 year mystery with that scant information.

By sheer chance I came across a website that did provide the solution, buried deep in a post about ramshackle outsider art music. However the mystery continues because my browser history has been deleted and I can’t remember the website I have to thank.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 30 November 2019

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

  • SILVER, THE  –  Do You Wanna Dance
  • JUDGITZU  –  Kelele
  • PREGOBLIN  –  Anna (Flower’s Won’t Grow)
  • DEE BEE RICH  –  Middle Class
  • J-LIVE  –  Money And Power
  • C. MEMI  –  Heavenly Peace (Unga No Suimon Akete)
  • CHEWY BENSON  –  The Existential C-Hip S-Hop
  • BURIAL  –  Old Tape
  • JULIAN COPE  –  Up-wards at 45˚
  • SNOWY & JASON WILLIAMSON  –  EFFED
  • RiFF RAFF x DiRT NASTY  –  ARROGANT AMERiCAN FREESTYLE
  • LIZZ  –  Words
  • ZEBRA KATZ  –  In In In
  • FIELD, THE  –  Over The Ice
  • GODDARD & HARRY WOLFMAN  –  Fourth Dimension
  • R. ELIZABETH  –  Back From Ten
  • dgoHn  –  Dolorous Dickhead
  • MEDHANE  –  2020sht (featuring Maassai)
  • DANGER MOUSE & SPARKLEHORSE  –  Ninjarous (featuring MF DOOM)
  • MATTIEL  –  Millionaire
  • ZILLAS ON ACID  –  Strictly Just at Night
  • AVALANCHE PARTY  –  Milk & Sunlight Is A Heavy Dream
  • JOY ORBISON X OVERMONO  –  Bromley
  • NA NOISE  –  Then Who
  • m a g g i e . w a v  –  Arena of Souls
  • CARTEL MADRAS  –  Goonda Gold
  • SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK  –  Atari Baby
  • JERSKIN FENDRIX  –  Black Hair
  • SOCCER MOMMY  –  Yellow Is The Color Of Her Eyes

The Show: Well that’s gentrification you prick

We were going to use more of the #MAGAChallenge entries on today’s show but, quite frankly, we lost the will to live after viewing a half dozen. Better to cut back on the sneering and squeeze in more tunes. Or as a member of Consolidated’s audience put it during a live show “I reckon you should shut the fuck up and play some music”.

And if we had played more music we could have squeezed in the new Pregoblin single.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 November 2019

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

  • ALGIERS  –  Can The Sub Bass Speak?
  • BELLA BOO  –  Your Girlfriend
  • CLIPPING  –  Aquacode Databreaks
  • FEON  –  Gotta Slay
  • HXXS  –  Last Days Of Magic
  • JACQUES GREENE  –  For Love
  • POVOA  –  Luciola
  • MAYMIND  –  Asset 20
  • LA VAMPIRES DOES COLOGNE  –  STRANGERS2ME
  • SUGAR WORLD  –  Sad In Heaven
  • COLIN JACKMAN  –  D’Jab Jab Dance (Bad Lad Mix)
  • HAZEL ENGLISH  –  Shaking
  • ORIOR  –  To Return
  • ANDY STOTT  –  Versi
  • AMA  –  Crystal

#MAGAChallenge

  • REGULARFANTASY  –  MSN (with D. Futers)
  • MOTION EPIC, THE  –  True Romantics
  • CLAMS CASINO  –  Rune
  • WIKI  –  Grim (featuring Denzel Curry & Lil Ugly Mane)
  • KHALIGRAPH JONES X  LAMAZ SPAN K.O.B  –  Me Siogopi
  • SINEAD O’BRIEN  –  A Thing You Call Joy
  • TAYYIB ALI  –  Never Get Enough
  • DOJA CAT  –  Juicy (featuring Tyga)
  • CLARK  –  Legacy Pet
  • EX-WHITE  –  Atomic Disease
  • MURA MASA  –  Deal Wiv It (with slowthai)*
  • BRYTE  –  Ice Cream
  • BIG YOUTH  –  Jim Screechy
  • INJURY RESERVE  –  HPNGC (featuring JPEGMAFIA & Code Orange)
  • ZONAL  –  In A Cage (featuring Moor Mother)
  • WIKI  –  Fee Fi Fo Fum
  • DANO  –  120 9000 BPM

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Dogshit Policies

Interstitial (been waiting to use that word for a while) spoken word pieces taken  from AOC’s questioning of Mark Zuckerberg during a recent US congressional hearing, with Zuckerberg’s responses neatly summarized by Nish Kumar during Bugle 4121 – “Dogshit policies”.

 

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 November 2019

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

  • DISQ – All I Do Is Nothing
  • FRANCE SAUVAGE – Parle Toi De Nous
  • THE RAVISHING BEAUTIES – Arctic Death (John Peel Session)
  • BLACK MARBLE – Private Show
  • 75 DOLLAR BILL – There’s No Such Thing As A King Bee

AOC vs Zuckerberg 1

  • ESSAIE PAS – Corps Étranger
  • DESTROYER – Crimson Tide
  • AFRIQUA – Space Dookie (featuring Big Farma)
  • THE ORIELLES – Come Down On Jupiter

AOC vs Zuckerberg 2

  • AQXDM – Infrared
  • RABIT – STARBELLY_6_MIA
  • ASHER D – Top Boy (featuring D Double E, Big Tobz & P Money)
  • LOUIS MOHOLO – You Ain’t Gonna Know Me ‘Cos You Think You Know Me

AOC vs Zuckerberg 3

  • PENGUIN CAFE – At The Top Of The Hill, They Stood…
  • LIZZO – Good As Hell (featuring Ariana Grande)
  • SIG NU GRIS – Gang Starr – Skills (Sig Nu Gris Fixation)
  • BOBBIE GENTRY – Reunion
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION – Hot Girl Summer (featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)

AOC vs Zuckerberg 4

  • SPECIAL REQUEST – Vortex 164 (Sully Remix)
  • GIRL IN RED – Bad Idea!
  • SMOKING MIRROR, THE – Siren Girl
  • SQUID – Match Bet

Nish Kumar vs AOC vs Zuckerberg*

  • JOHNNY GOTH – Let Them In
  • FRANK OCEAN – DHL
  • LUNG DART – AV Duet
  • PATIO – Split
  • BLAWAN – Many Many Pings
  • LIGHTNING BOLT – All Insane

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.