Author Archives: The Joint

The Show: My friends are all there, The twinks and the bears, Down those spiral stairs…

In which Fraserhead does things a little bit differently today by starting off with the slow, slow, slow burners and builds up to the bangers at the end, with all sorts in between…

The new Ben Woods album PUT is finally out next Wednesday, and on white vinyl no less. I thought Mr. Woods’ single ROMANCY from earlier this year was going to be my favourite track of 2019 but I didn’t count on hearing another gentle lullaby in the form of GOOD 2 BE SLEEPING. How can you not love a song with the lyric “My friends are all there, The twinks and the bears, Down those spiral stairs…”?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 12 October 2019

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

  • BEN WOODS – GOOD 2 BE SLEEPING *
  • BORIS – Away From You
  • TRENTEMØLLER – Cold Comfort (feat. Rachel Goswell)
  • CHROMATICS – On The Wall
  • CURSES – Sordo
  • ZANE 2000 – Mansions of Wickedness
  • BLACK RAIN – City of Atomic Ghost
  • ROSA ANSCHÜTZ – Rigid
  • OLYMPIA – Flamingo
  • SUSAN – Haha
  • SECRET KNIVES – Snuff
  • ULTRAVIOLET – Primeval
  • NECRUM SELECT – House Of Jazz
  • MUSHMAN – NGAHERE G-OLD
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – RAS-TRENCH SWIGGS
  • IRIE MONA – Lovers Chalice
  • SUI ZHEN – Being A Woman
  • SHARI VARI – New York City
  • JENNY HVAL – Six Red Cannas (feat. Vivian Wang, Félicia Atkinson, and Laura Jean)
  • ANTHONY ROTHER – Tokyo Principle
  • LEMMI ASH – Lemmi Ash Theme
  • CHEVALS – Left Behind
  • DIE ORANGEN – Sonne
  • AUTOMATIC – Strange Conversations

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m taking myself to the dirty part of town…

In which David Hasselhoff makes his first ever appearance on The Joint covering the 1989 Jesus and Mary Chain classic “Head On”. He doesn’t do a bad job either. File under #karaokeguiltypleasures

Closer to home we’ve got REDWOOD PATROL TAPE #2 REDWOOD GIRLS by THE BIG FRESH COLLECTIVE on high rotate. Rolling beats, future hip hop, and lo-fi juke courtesy of Liam K. Swiggs and Mushman straight outta the north end of Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Name your price over at The Big Fresh Collective bandcamp!

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 28 September 2019

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

  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – FRESH PRINCE OF THE MAIN NORTH ROAD
  • WORLD OF TWIST – Sons Of The Stage (12 inch extended version)
  • AUTARKIC – WBF
  • ROSE ROYCE – Is It Love You’re After
  • FRANK RODAS – Mandroid
  • DAVID HASSELHOFF – Head On *
  • LOU REBECCA – Break It Apart
  • THE JUAN MACLEAN – You Are My Destiny
  • THE HACKER – Nancy (It Turns Gold) feat. Michael Zodorozny
  • TACIANA – Tudo Faz Sentido (Suba Extended Remix)
  • MARTINA LUSSI – Care
  • MUSHMAN – THE CREME JOINTS
  • DJ EARL – Smoke Breakk
  • POINT BLEAK – Drug Dealer
  • PAVLOV’S PUSS – Charlie Dealt In Pharmaceuticals
  • GOLD MEDAL FAMOUS – Thousand Yard Stare
  • FENELLA – Bright Curse
  • DEAN HURLEY – Birth
  • TRENTEMØLLER – In The Garden (feat. Lina Tullgren)
  • SUO – Unsatisfied Blood
  • BETTYE CRUTCHER – So Lonely Without You
  • PORTISHEAD – Roads
  • GRÜN WASSER – Stranger’s Mouth
  • LAIMA – Home
  • SECRET KNIVES – Spinning Top
  • ADAM HATTAWAY AND THE HAUNTERS – Nothing Lasts
  • DJ PYTHON – Cuando

* Today’s lyrical snippet courtesy of DAVID HASSELHOFF and THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN.

The Show: Electric black shadow runs ‘cross the sun…

New release from THE BIG FRESH COLLECTIVE out right now. JET SET GHETTO TECH sees Liam K. Swiggs and DJ Simon Dallow pay tribute to the video game soundtracks of Hideki Naganuma.

And how the heck did Captain Beefheart make it into the show today? I’ve always been a bit scared of his reputation but at a recent talk at the Christchurch Art Gallery legendary photographer Laurence Aberhart mentioned that painter Bill Hammond may have had his wheels spun by Captain Beefheart’s “Run Paint Run Run” which could possibly explain Bill Hammond’s predilection for paint running. And after summoning the courage to listen to said catchy ditty I was hooked.

Here endeth today’s fine art lesson.

Direct download: The Joint – 14 September 2019

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

  • HAAI – It’s Something We Can All Learn From
  • MISS REPRESENTED – The Prowler
  • AUTOMATIC – Mind Your Own Business
  • LOW JACK – Virgin Traf 22
  • CORNELIUS DOCTOR – Soft Rocket
  • BLUSHING – The Last Time
  • CLAIRO – Bags
  • CURSES – Insomnia
  • L’ÉPÉE – La Brigade Des Maléfices
  • BLAIR PARKES – our eyes
  • BAD_SEX – Lemonade
  • BODYACHE – The Last Vestige (feat. Veronika Mason)
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – We Live They Sleep
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – CAN’T STOP
  • DJ SIMON DALLOW – DØU_3ME2
  • SUMI SAUCE – Jimmy Cricket
  • BLU, DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK – Rhymes & Gemstones
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – Run Paint Run Run *
  • HOVVDY – Cathedral
  • KHIDJA – Knut Kmnut
  • UMBERTO – Exit (Antoni Maiovvi Remix)
  • BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL – Total System Power
  • FRANSCICO & MALKUTH – Voodoo Island
  • UGLY FRANKIE – Good Bwoi
  • 2XM – On My Skin

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Went to the party, I just sit on the back stairs…

Direct download: The Joint – 31 August 2019

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

  • JAINS MIND – Can’t Let Go
  • L’ÉPÉE – Ghost Rider
  • KIM GORDON – Sketch Artist
  • 100 GECS – 745 sticky
  • LIGHTNING BOLT – Air Conditioning
  • SNO GLOBE – Happy Place
  • UBER DRIVER – Learn U
  • CLEOPHUS & LIGHTSKINJOHN – Auckland Blues
  • CLEOPHUS & LIGHTSKINJOHN – Out Here
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – NORTHLANDS CARPARK
  • MUSHMAN – IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN REDWOOD
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION 法國租界 – Waves
  • MAD FRANK – Worthy
  • LINA TULLGREN – Bad At Parties *
  • KONRADSEN – Television Land
  • MISS REPRESENTED – The Truth is Out There
  • DRUGFACE – Dragonfly (Iñigo Vontier Remix)
  • CURSES – Puttanesca
  • 2XM – Dancing Styles
  • KAREEM EL MORR – Eros 404
  • GOLDEN BABY – What A Strange Life
  • LINDSTRØM – Really Deep Snow
  • AKSK – Special Times & Places
  • Q – Keep It Strong (Unreleased Dub Edit)
  • BRIAN BENNETT – Ocean Glide
  • ALEXANDER ARPEGGIO & MARLENE STARK – Fitnessstudio
  • SOCCERPRACTISE – Younger Looking Skin

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I think you owe us $750

How did we miss this psychedelic goodness first time round? JAINS MIND aka Jack Swain released the From Nowhere EP back in March. Here’s his secret…

I recorded the whole thing in a little living room in a little blue house near the beach in Christchurch just after we first moved in, we had no wifi for a few months so it was really easy to just focus on music, doing it for hours and hours everyday.

And if the EP isn’t enough for you then the latest track “Welcome Home” will keep you tripping balls in the meantime.

Meantime, here’s the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 03 August 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • JAINS MIND – Life, Here And Now
  • GIL SCOTT-HERON – Whitey On The Moon (The Munk Machine Remix)
  • LONE – How Can You Tell
  • PEREL – Karlsson (Bloody Mary Cat’s On Acid Remix)
  • BLACK DRESSES – MUTATIONS
  • KOOL AID – Indie Smack Talk *
  • WEEPING ICON – Ripe for Consumption
  • LE PRINCE HARRY – Lurking
  • OLYMPIA – Wrong Number
  • MEDAL – I.M.L
  • SUMI SAUCE – Experimenting
  • KAPITAN – Album Song
  • KELLY MORAN – Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds
  • FÉLICIA ATKINSON – Shirley to Shirley
  • 2XM – Purple Sky
  • PURPLEMAN – Purple
  • JACKAL THE BLACKAL – Barcode [Prod. By SPVCED]
  • IRIE MONA – Skuff Island
  • KHRUANGBIN – Cómo Te Quiero (Scientist Dub)
  • G SUDDEN – BunOut (SKRS Prod.)
  • I JAHBAR – Ipy Ipy (Duppy Gun Prod.)
  • ULTRAVIOLET – MAJORA’S MASK ON MASK OFF VIP
  • MEKINE U TEKSI – Exile Emotive
  • QNETE & CARMEL – Forest Magic
  • PERM – Quewupp
  • COPPER GREEN SEDAN – Pedestrian (Desert Sound Colony’s Stripped & Dipped Edit)
  • TERROR OF THE DEEP – The Smell of Summer

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.