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The Show: “2018 – The Year When Aretha Franklin Had A Better Year Than You”

Tunes we missed last year and cribbed from other people’s Best of 2018 playlists (Sho Madjozi, chef, Devi McCallion, YOTA, JID, Lord Of The Ring 1998 and Lonely Leary).

Songs from all around the world (US, South Africa, UK, Canada, Russia, Australia, Netherlands, Jamaica, Japan, China) nicely balancing last weeks’s Ōtautahi offering.

And insights from Frankie Boyle’s NWO 2018 Review

Direct download: The Joint – 12 January 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • ICE CREAM  –  The Chewing Gum Kid
  • SHO MADJOZI  –  Huku
  • chef  –  AC1D
  • SHAD K  –  I’ll Never Understand
  • LONNIE HOLLEY  –  I Woke Up…
  • BLACK DRESSES  –  GO INSIDE
  • EΛEVEN  –  Откройте Oкна
  • CORELLA  –  Talk
  • YOTA : YOUTH OF THE APOCALYPSE  –  Drop The Bomb (featuring MF Doom)
  • WE ARE THE CITY  –  MID-TEMPO DRAMA
  • OBEAH & PRYNOX  –  Fix Up (featuring Rider Shafique)
  • JID  –  151 Rum
  • KING OF THE RING 1998  –  Fear Itself
  • FENELLA FIELDING  –  Rise
  • STRAIGHT ARROWS  –  Out & Down
  • THE C.I.A.  –  Pleasure Seeker
  • FELBM  –  Anderstein
  • FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS  –  The Night
  • DEVI MCCALLION & KATIE DEY  –  Everything But Love
  • THESE NEW PURITANS  –  Into The Fire
  • DOCTOR PABLO & THE DUB SYNDICATE  –  Dr. Who?
  • CRAYOLA LECTERN  –  Submarine
  • AITCH  –  Straight Rhymez 1
  • THE FACTORY  –  Try A Little Sunshine
  • CLOUD  –  Heartfluttered
  • THE 1975  –  Love It If We Made It
  • HOMEBOY SANDMAN & EDAN  –  Rock & Roll Indian Dance (Dungeon Sessions)
  • KING TUBBY MEETS JACOB MILLER IN A TENEMENT YARD  –  Ghetto On Fyah (Dangerous Version)
  • CHAI  –  N.E.O.
  • LONELY LEARY  –  Flanuer
  • IDLES  –  Danny Nedelko (Live On Later… With Jools Holland)
  • STONE ROSES  –  Fool4urlovin (Johnny Rock Edit)
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The Show: I still get nervous metaphysically…

Artwork by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend BLAIR PARKES

Musically the New Year used to feel like the graveyard shift of the music business –  a time of the year full of remixes and reissues and repackaging. This year, maybe due to the kids just getting on with getting on there seems to be a steady stream of releases coming out of Christchurch – Ōtautahi.

For that reason on the show today listen out for recent releases from Joint favourites Kelvin Hurts (ex CHC now ALK), Liam K. Swiggs, Mad Frank, Dilemma Beats, Jagā, a sneaky threesome from pickle darling, and some synth loveliness from the mysterious Supernova Wolf. Plus we plunder the immaculate selections of Keytars & Violins for some of the best left field techno of 2018. Happy New Year.

And speaking of Christchurch output, the artwork above is by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend Blair Parkes. Listen to his tunes at https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com and have a peek at his artworks at https://blairparkes.wordpress.com

Direct download: The Joint – 5 January 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • KELVIN HURTS – Introduction
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – WE SMOKE 19
  • KATERINA – Be A Child
  • PATRICIA KOKETT – Luxor
  • PICKLE DARLING – Happy Together (feat. Skirts) *
  • PICKLE DARLING – Biology
  • PICKLE DARLING – Greta
  • JIMOTHY LACOSTE – I CAN SPEAK SPANISH
  • MAD FRANK – Home by now
  • ANNUAL LEAF – A Head A Wing A Heart
  • DON PAPA – Kånge (DJ Sotofett Remix)
  • JAGĀ – Nocturnal (Dilemma Beats Remix)
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Longing
  • 51717 – Techelet
  • DONATO DOZZY – Cleo
  • JOHN T. GAST – Angela
  • WHODAMANNY – The Light of TCP
  • H. RUSSELL-ASHE – Kivaaluun
  • ESCAPE EARTH – Bleep Inside
  • AOUD – SE MKII
  • MOLLY – Si Seulement
  • SUPERNOVA WOLF – Sunset

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Regifting

Whilst The Joint enjoys what is left of the Holidays we’re digging into the archives to present a Christmas mix from 2010. We have no recollection of making this or the reasons why it was made. We don’t think it was ever broadcast on any terrestrial or web based radio station.

Our (re)gift to you.

Direct download: The Joint – 29 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • T-REX – Xmas Flexi Message (Fan Club 45)
  • BASEMENT 5 – Last White Christmas
  • MICROPENIS – Happy Christmas Stalin
  • SOUL SAINTS ORCHESTRA – Santa’s Got Bag Of Soul
  • THE VICHY GOVERNMENT – Christmas Is Cancelled
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Christmas 1936
  • ASOBI SEKSU – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)
  • WAX AUDIO – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • PSYCHIC TV – White Nights
  • SUFJAN STEVENS – Come On! Let’s Boogey To The Elf Dance!
  • KURTIS BLOW – Christmas Rappin’
  • THE TOILET – All I Want For Christmas Is Shit
  • GO HOME PRODUCTIONS – Carpenters Christmas (Karen Meets Roots Radics Uptown)
  • WEIRD TAPES – Christmas Break
  • THE FALL – No Xmas For John Quays (John Peel Session)
  • GRANDADDY – Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland
  • THE WAITRESSES – Christmas Wrapping (Original 12″ Long Version)
  • THE O’JAYS – Christmas Ain’t Christmas, New Years Ain’t New Years Without The One You Love
  • THE LOVELY EGGS – Tyrannosaurus Rex For Christmas
  • THE REBEL – Christmas Every Day
  • CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE – Cold White Christmas
  • JOY ZIPPER – Christmas Song
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – There Ain’t No Santa Claus On The Evenin’ Stage
  • WILD BILLY CHILDISH AND THE MUSICIANS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE – Christmas Lights
  • THE GOLDEN FILTER – White Nights
  • SWEAR – All I Want For Christmas
  • POLY STYENE – Black Christmas
  • THREE BLIND MICE – Merry Christmas
  • WALKMEN – No Christmas While I’m Talking
  • C.W. STONEKING – On A Christmas Day
  • FLEET FOXES – White Winter Hymnal
  • JAMES BROWN – Let’s Make Christmas Mean Something This Year Pts 1 & 2
  • THE WILD SWANS – The Coldest Winter For A Hundred Years
  • VINCE GUARALDI TRIO – Christmas Time Is Here (Instrumental)
  • WILD MAN FISCHER – I’m A Christmas Tree

The Show: Behold, Old Scratch in 6-string form…

We do like a good prank call. But if a phone isn’t available, email can be just as good. On Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast BROKEN RECORD, Dave Hill recounts the time he posed as 19 year old ‘Lance’ from Gary, Indiana – founder of the world’s darkest metal band of all time – WITCH TAINT. Through an ongoing email conversation ‘Lance’ engages the legendary Saiitham of the Norwegian Black Metal community in witty passive-aggressive banter. It resulted in ‘Lance’ having to form said Witch Taint. Life imitates art.

LISTEN TO BROKEN RECORD EPISODE #7:
https://brokenrecordpodcast.com/#/episode-7-dave-hill/

READ THE BLACK METAL DIALOGUES
https://www.theblackmetaldialogues.com/intro.html

And when you’re done you can listen to the latest instalment of THE JOINT…

Direct download: The Joint – 22 December 2018

Here’s the playlist in full…

  • JULIA HOLTER – Chaitius
  • YUMI ZOUMA – Powder Blue Cascine Park
  • MMDELAI – Fast Fire
  • PLANNINGTOROCK – Non Binary Femme
  • MR MEATY BOY X GRAND MASTER MAHI – BADULAH
  • MILO – stet (prod. the jefferson park boys)
  • KASHMERE STAGE BAND – Scorpio
  • JUN KAMODA – Crush
  • PETITE NOIR – Blowing Up The Congo (feat. Saul Williams)
  • SABIWA – XandG
  • WITCH TAINT – Are You Ready (to Black Metal) *
  • THE INCISIONS – Pain Amplifier
  • RQ – Third Ground
  • FILMICO – Memory Trees
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Oppositional Democracy
  • ADAM HATTAWAY AND THE HAUNTERS – Café Ryan
  • ANNUAL LEAF – Jaded Mint
  • BLAIR PARKES AND CARDIGAN BAY – do you good
  • FUFANU – One Too Many
  • HOAVI – Can’t explain
  • NATIVE CRUISE – Calypso Spring
  • SANDRO PERRI – In Another Life (Edit)
  • RECKONWRONG – 14 Days
  • SHELLEY PARKER – Red Cotton
  • HIDDEN SPHERES – McKenna’s Mind
  • PREQUEL – The Song I Said I’d Make For You

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall? Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall? Are You…

Tried to avoid any Christmas frivolity this year but the pull towards festive nonsense was too great.

Plus, the repeated-lyric-reworking of Slade’s “Merry Xmas Everybody” put us in mind of an equivalent deconstruction someone performed on The Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me” a few years ago.

Direct download: The Joint – 15 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • “SLADE”  –  Merry Xmas Everybody (But All The Lyrics Are ‘Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall’) *
  • DJ NARCISO & NUNO BEATS  –  Hino Rs
  • MEEK MILL  –  What’s Free (featuring Rick Ross & Jay Z)
  • ANGELIC MILK  –  When The Limousines Pass By
  • PRESSURE  –  Militant
  • DJ EARL  –  LIKE THT
  • THE MIGHTY SPARROW  –  Slave
  • BORED IN COLOMBIA – Dreaming Of Turkey And Ham (featuring Red Headed Roy The Butchers Boy)
  • SLOWTHAI  –  Doorman
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Sunrise Sam
  • J DILLA  –  The Throwaway (Yancey Boys featuring Frank Nitt)
  • THE GIST  –  Love At First Sight
  • ROSE DROLL  –  Boy Bruise
  • DANIEL AVERY  –  Diminuendo
  • AESOP ROCK & TOBACCO ARE MALIBU KEN  –  Acid King
  • THE HIGHER  –  The Core
  • BELLE & SEBASTIAN – The 12 Days Of Christmas
  • LIFE IN SODOM  –  The Stains (Alessandro Adriani Remix)
  • RIVAL CONSOLES  –  Persona
  • CONFIDENCE MAN  –  Santa’s Comin’ Down The Chimney
  • PLEASURE PLANET  –  Evaporate
  • CROOKED MAN  –  Long Time Dead
  • PRESSURE  –  Vex Riddim
  • V/VM – Christmas Stuffing Fanfare
  • MIRRORED LIPS  –  Falling In Love Again (Can’t Help It)
  • BONE HEAD  –  Soft Power
  • IC3PEAK  –  Смерти Больше Нет
  • HIPSWAY  –  Main Theme From The Film “Ask The Lord”
  • SILVERBACKS  –  Just In The Band
  • THE ALCHEMIST  –  E Coli (featuring Earl Sweatshirt)
  • UNLOVED  –  Love
  • PETE SHELLEY  –  Homosapien (Elongated Dancepartydubmix)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.