The Show: Is your muffin buttered? (Reprise)

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 16 October 2021

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

  • THE GOON SAX – Psychic
  • PHELIMUNCASI – Kolamula Ukusa (featuring DJ Ndaxy)
  • IAN SWEET – f*ckthat
  • BARTEES STRANGE – Flagey God
  • LEMONADE SHOELACE – Autopilot Paradise
  • METRONOMY · PINTY – Half An Inch
  • DJ NAZ GURLPOWER – Mad Gyal
  • HOTLINE TNT – 4-H T
  • LESLIE WINER – Tree
  • LONELADY – (There Is) No Logic (Live on Later)
  • SILLA AND RISE – Anirniq
  • SOLEMN BRIGHAM – Future Brutha
  • PYROPHORIA – Professional
  • STRAWBERRY STATION – Stay With Me
  • SPACE AFRIKA – U (featuring kinseyLloyd)
  • (LORDMOBB) JNX X MEPHUX – Glory
  • cktrl – zero (featuring Mereba)
  • JARVIS COCKER · LAETITIA SADIER – Paroles Paroles
  • DEREK CARR – Synapse 136
  • CUMGIRL8 – Pluck Me
  • GOD DAMN – Drop Me Off Where They Clean The Dead Up
  • RAJA KIRIK – DOR
  • LAURA LEE & THE JETTES – Caterpillar
  • MARINA – Purge The Poison (featuring Pussy Riot)
  • VSTYLEZ – Huh
  • E. BOBBY G. – Music Sounds Better w/u
  • CONCEPCION HUERTA – Onderbreken (featuring Luciana Russo)
  • THE ALCHEMIST – Miracle Baby (featuring Mavi)
  • TANYA TAGAQ – Tongues
  • MC YALLAH – No One Seems To Bother (featuring Lord Spikeheart)
  • STILL DREAMS – Drive All Night (Faster Than Light)
  • SIAL – Kita Dilahirkan Untuk Melawan
  • DUA SALEH – fitt (with Amaarae)
  • PAPA SAN & LIEUTENANT STITCHIE – One More Request
  • WET LEG – Chaise Longue (Live @ Green Man Festival) *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’ve made a rod for my own back.

Stewart Lee decrying his own CD filing system.

Can we make a case for The Boo Radleys being filed in the Britpop shoebox, alongside such luminaries as Bennet, Jocasta and Thurman? Let’s not just limit them to Liverpool and Post-Punk / C86 / early Creation / Shoegaze. Here’s the proof – a 67% Britpop rating (courtesy of Top Trumps):

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And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 October 2021

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

  • PIRY REIS – Idade Média
  • DEUCE ELLIS – Spit Acid (featuring Che Noir)
  • CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS – Comme L’Oiseau
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE · ARMAND HAMMER · MICHAEL EAGLE · BILLY WOODS · ELUCID · QUELLE CHRIS – Burner Account
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Ooh La La (Remix) (featuring Lil Wayne, Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Undumpable
  • PYROPHORIA – Just A Tad
  • BLAWAN – Fourth Dimensional
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Quotations
  • ZOMBIES – Extraños Juegos
  • RP BOO – Be Of It!
  • SOLEMN BRIGHAM – Left Feet
  • HOLLYWOOD HORSES – Houseworld
  • FLO – Baby
  • WET LEG – Wet Dream
  • RICO NASTY – Rico Nasty Grow Up
  • PULPFUSION – Where is the Money Honey?
  • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
  • PARQUET COURTS – Black Widow Spider

[Stewart Lee’s Genre Taxonomy] *

  • HERBIE MANN – Hold On, I’m Comin’
  • AUDIOBOOKS – Black Lipstick
  • SOOFLE – Thrill
  • STILL DREAMS – Last True Love
  • THE GREEN CHILD – Tony Bandana
  • METRONOMY · BRIAN NASTY · FOLLY GROUP – Monday
  • SPACE AFRIKA – Indigo Grit (featuring Guest)
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Monday
  • BAD WITH PHONES – REFRIGERATOR
  • JANELLE MONÁE – Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout) (featuring Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Chlöe x Halle, Tierra Whack, Isis V., Zoë Kravitz, Brittany Howard, Asiahn, Mj Rodriguez, Jovian Zayne, Angela Rye, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Alicia Garza)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Vulgar testaments to capitalism.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 September 2021

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

  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Outta Town Freestyle
  • CLINIC  –  I Can’t Stand the Rain
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER & ELIZABETH FRASER  –  Tales From The Trash Stratum
  • JARVIS COCKER  –  Aline
  • MOOR MOTHER  –  Shekere (featuring Lojii)
  • LADY SOCRATEZ  –  Shotgun
  • CL  –  SPICY
  • LUKAS WIGFLEX & SON OF PHILIP  –  Godstruth
  • WARRINGTON-RUNCORN NEW TOWN DEVELOPMENT PLAN  –  Managed Decline
  • FORD  –  The Lines You Make
  • VAZZ  –  Breath
  • ANDY SHAUF  –  Spanish On The Beach
  • PENELOPE ISLES  –  Iced Gems
  • THE GREEN CHILD  –  Smart Clothes
  • BLACKSTARKIDS  –  JUNO
  • BLACK LOOPS & JAMES PEPPER  –  Three Drops
  • ESPLENDOR GEOMÉTRICO  –  Moscú Está Helado
  • ASNAKECH WORKU  –  Amkew Beneber
  • DUB ORGANISER  –  Herbal Dub
  • RICO NASTY  –  Buss
  • MI$TUH G  –  Fuk Em All
  • MYKKI BLANCO  –  Patriarchy Ain’t The End Of Me
  • DEHD  –  Loner (Protomartyr Remix)
  • MAXO KREAM X TYLER, THE CREATOR  –  BIG PERSONA
  • HIEROGLYPHIC BEING  –  HOUSE HOUSE HOUSE WHATS THAT HOUSE
  • WILLOW  –  Squirrel City
  • TARAKA  –  Psychocastle
  • GLASS POPCORN  –  Ed Hardy
  • ANDREW PAUL  –  Who’s Gonna Make The Dance Ram
  • PLUTO CASTLE  –  Fantasy Eternal
  • FUR  –  When You Walk Away Part I
  • DUCKS LTD.  –  How Lonely Are You?
  • PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING  –  Blue Heaven

The Show: Without music you are all dead.

R.I.P. Lee Scratch Perry

Summer is just around the corner, so what better soundtrack could there be for a weekend of warm sunshine than Scotch Rolex, The Bug, MC Kano and, of course, Benefits?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 4 September 2021

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

  • KENJIRO HIROSE – Marine Boy Theme Tune
  • DOJA CAT – Need To Know (Official Live Performance)
  • THE BLOW – I’m Not in Love
  • THE ARMED – ULTRAPOP
  • ALPHA MAID – SUM1
  • THE PARROTS – Lo Dejaría Todo
  • JOSEPHINE SILLARS – Desperate Characters
  • ASYMMETRIC – Turbulence
  • SLEIGH BELLS – Justine Go Genesis
  • PRIMAL SCREAM – Shine Like Stars (Andrew Weatherall Remix)
  • ELEKTRIČNI ORGAZAM – Vi
  • BURNA BOY – Kilometre
  • ANGEL OLSEN – Safety Dance
  • THE FIERY FURNACES – The Fortune Teller’s Revenge
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Yebo Teacher
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Success (featuring Lord Spikeheart)
  • NINA SIMONE – Backlash Blues
  • BENEFITS – Empire
  • FROM NURSERY TO MISERY – My Life In Shatters
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Penlop
  • CAROLINE SHAW & SŌ PERCUSSION – Lay All Your Love On Me (Live)
  • STEFFLON DON & MS BANKS – Dip
  • THE BUG – Vexed (featuring Moor Mother)
  • MC KONO – Il Jini Song Wapi
  • HELADO NEGRO – Outside The Outside
  • SFERRO – Stargazer
  • UNIIQU3 – Microdosing
  • DEATH IS NOT THE END – Gretel
  • MUZI – Fools Love (featuring BlackRose)
  • MUMBLE TIDE – Good 4 Me
  • LURK – Bermuda
  • LEE SCRATCH PERRY & FULL EXPERIENCE – Disco Devil

The Joint: Two fingers for the world that we all live in.

Today’s show…

Direct download: The Joint – 28 August 2021

And notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • FONTAINES D.C. – Televised Mind (Dave Clarke Remix)
  • DIAMOND VERSION – This Blank Action (featuring Leslie Winer)
  • DAMON ALBARN – Polaris
  • MOUNT KIMBIE – Black Stone
  • CHOIRBOY DANK – Hood Angel Baby
  • FALZ – Mercy
  • MICHIE ONE & LOUCHIE LOU – Shout
  • LIARS – Big Appetite [Single Edit]
  • LUCY LAMB – Dark Matter
  • FAIZAL MOSTRIXX – Transitions
  • ONE MIND STAND™ – Cry
  • HIEROGLYPHIC BEING – MYSTICAL EQUATIONS (1996 EDIT)
  • MARI WILSON WITH THE WILSATIONS – Beat The Beat
  • SEA POWER – Two Fingers *
  • PALMISTRY – Fk a Deal
  • SPILL TAB – Indecisive (featuring Tommy Genesis)
  • TURINN – 18 1/2 Minute Gaps
  • BOLDY JAMES & THE ALCHEMIST – Turpentine / Steel Wool
  • INJURY RESERVE – Knees
  • DESIRE MAREA – Thokozani
  • CHERRY GLAZERR – Soft Drink
  • DRUG STORE ROMEOS – Secret Plan
  • MF DOOM – Gazzillion Ear (Thom Yorke Man On Fire Remix)
  • JUICE MENACE – 24s
  • WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM – Primal Chasm (Gift of Fire)
  • YOUTH – Bye
  • TAQBIR – Tfou 3lik
  • ÁBRIS GRYLLUS – Object 03 (Canon)
  • DUCKS LTD. – 18 Cigarettes
  • NATION OF LANGUAGE – This Fractured Mind
  • UV-TV – Back To Nowhere
  • POZI – Detainer Man
  • JUNGLE – Truth

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.