The Show: I was feeling invincible with my VPN…

Henry Nicol of DOG POWER has been busy over in Idvor, Serbia teaming up with partner Lidija Raletić to form new project LEATHER IMAGE. The album CLEAN FREAK out early 2021. More info over at UTR.

Here’s some bonus content. Missed this one from THE CHATS first time round (July 2019) but it’s pretty timeless in a retro kinda way.

Oh, okay, have at it with the new one from THE CHATS:

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 5 December 2020

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

  • LEATHER IMAGE – What You Didn’ (ALTERNATIVE VERSION)
  • YFC – Paleface (Pell in Hell)
  • THE CHATS – Identity Theft *
  • PROFESSOR JOHAN BRING – Evigheten
  • CASPER CLAUSEN – Used to Think
  • GOLDEN – Intro / Eye / Outro
  • VENICE – Mistakes & All
  • DEELA – ROLLING STONES (feat. KA$H)
  • G SUDDEN – Tings Hard Dub
  • ONIPA – Kukuru (Marot Remix)
  • NUBIYAN TWIST – Tittle Tattle (feat. Cherise)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Nothing’s Special
  • JAY GLASS DUBS – Apple, Sliced
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE – We Are Really Worried About You
  • SHUBOSTAR – Maoi (Curses Remix)
  • COM TRUISE – Trying Times for the Indirect
  • THOMAS BODENSTÄNDIG – Langsam Leverkusen
  • COWBOY MACHINE – Nine Lives
  • FRENCH FOR RABBITS – The Dark Arts
  • MAARJA NUUT & SUN ARAW – 144.000 Rose Petals
  • SHLI – Into Dust
  • AVALON EMERSON – Rotting Hills
  • 2XM – Railei Part II (feat. Jimmy Rainey)
  • MR. TEA – Love Letter from Zetta
  • BRIGHT FUTURE – What We Need To Say

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Bloody Anglo-Saxons. Coming over here.

We’d love to be able to present you with a video of the Stewart Lee bit that was sampled on today’s last song courtesy of Asian Dub Foundation.

But we can’t.

The best we can manage is a slightly (deliberately?) wonky clip on  Daily Motion. So you’ll just have to close your eyes for four minutes whilst the picture is frozen but the audio keeps rolling.

On the other hand we do have the official video for the tune

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 28 November 2020

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

  • RAMSEY LEWIS  –  Wade In The Water
  • QUINTRON & MISS PUSSYCAT  –  Teenagers Don’t Know Shit
  • HACHIKU  –  I’ll Probably Be Asleep
  • PEACE OF MIND  –  Oh Baby
  • SHYGIRL  –  Slime
  • SIMONE WHITE  –  Goldfinger
  • BREE RUNWAY  –  ATM
  • ACID ALIENS  –  Demons in the Closet
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Chervette
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Kin’Tro
  • MNDSGN.  –  Truth Of The Matter
  • CLIPPING  –  Pain Everyday
  • OPTIC SINK  –  Girls In Grey
  • SOUL▲CRAFT  –  淡紅色 sunset
  • COCO BRYCE  –  Ma Bae Be Luv
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE  –  We Are Really Worried About You
  • MAYA AMOLO  –  I Know
  • FLOHIO  –  Unveiled
  • LIAM BAILEY  –  Champion
  • HIROSHI YOSHIMURA  –  Sleep
  • GOD’S WONDERFUL RAILWAY  –  Watch With Mother
  • ROBERTA FLACK  –  Do What You Gotta Do
  • RIZ AHMED  –  Once Kings
  • GIRLHOOD  –  Queendom
  • GABRÍEL ÓLAFS  –  Bára (Hugar Rework)
  • DUKE BOARA  –  Focus
  • GRRL VS 大悲咒  –  Impact Mantra (Tzusing Glued)
  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB  –  Valleys (Graham Massey Mix)
  • SPEEDBOAT  –  bigboy123
  • LIZZY YOUNG  –  Squid Juice in Hollywood
  • SQUID DIDDLEY  –  Always There
  • WASUREMONO  –  Let’s Talk
  • HUSTLE FLESH  –  Amy’s Sad Type Beat
  • HEADIE ONE FT AJ TRACEY & STORMZY  –  Ain’t It Different
  • ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION  –  Coming Over Here (featuring Stewart Lee) *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Well the furniture’s the same, but the menu’s rearranged…

Newish from the one and only BLAIR PARKES “maybe you heard”. Perfect fuzziness straight outta New Brighton, New Zealand. As the wise Grant Smithies recently said “the perfect golden ratio of melody to noise”. Couldn’t agree more.

Download it here: https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com/track/maybe-you-heard

By the way, today’s blog heading was inspired by the rather fabulous “Mork n Mindy” collaboration between BILLY NOMATES and SLEAFORD MODS.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 21 November 2020

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

  • EMMA RUTH RUNDLE & THOU – Into Being
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE – Denial
  • LINGUA IGNOTA – DO YOU DOUBT ME TRAITOR
  • ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF – All Thoughts Fly
  • MERMAID CHUNKY – These Girls
  • VICTORIA MUSSI – This Was
  • BACAO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND – The Healer
  • OM UNIT MEETS SEEKERSINTERNATIONAL – Krnch
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – razor sharp
  • FLUX THE CYNIC – neva look back
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – DECORUM
  • MF DOOM – Kookies
  • SLEAFORD MODS – Mork n Mindy (feat. Billy Nomates) *
  • BILLY NOMATES – Supermarket Sweep
  • GROVE – Big Poppa
  • REAL LIES – Birds
  • WAKE – Serotonin Dreams
  • BLAIR PARKES – maybe you heard
  • THE RESPONSE – All Of My Flaws
  • BRIGHT FUTURE – Sick Of This World (Gilb’R Dub)
  • VIOLA RENEA – Faros Faras Island
  • HERE THE CAPTAIN SPEAKING, THE CAPTAIN IS DEAD – Temporary Disturbance of the Magnetosphere
  • THE SUNDAE PAINTERS – Thin Air
  • INTERNAZIONALE – Mussels, Rococo Chair, Ecstasy

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Seven-ELEVEn

Direct download: The Joint – 07 November 2020

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

  • LANA DEL REY – Let Me Love You Like A Woman
  • HOLY MOTORS – Matador
  • PENELOPE TRAPPES – Break
  • VIOLET FRENCH – Too Much Indie
  • KELLY LEE OWENS – Corner Of My Sky (feat. John Cale)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Cross Talk I
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Long Road Home
  • T.L. BIGELOW – Mindscape
  • NOSAJ THING – Mountain
  • SHLI – Nightcaps
  • KHOTIN – Groove 32
  • SOUTHERN SHORES – Falu
  • LUCA DELL’ORSO – Common Occurrence (Cosmo Vitelli Dub)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Cross Talk II
  • THE BUG & DIS FIG – You
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Rat Snake
  • MYTRON & OFOFO – Asante Sana
  • SHAKA-ITCHI – RUN RAGGA TUNE
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Cross Talk III
  • GODDARD – Far From Home
  • JAC THE DISCO – Hot Like The Sun
  • STRAPONTIN – But the Nice One! (Thomass Jackson remix)
  • TECHNOBETON – No No (Donald Dust Remix)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – Cross Talk IV Radio Lonelys
  • CATERINA BARBIERI – Volteggiando
  • 2XM & SCHEME – Transcendent
  • RODION & LEONARD DE LEONARD – Dimanche Soleil
  • FAR OUT RADIO SYSTEMS – The Clathrate Gunmen

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: What the hell was that sound?

Direct download: The Joint – 24 October 2020

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

  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Decorated Altar
  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Medicine
  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Long Road
  • BIG GUTS BILLY – Sickle & Scythe
  • MARIA MINERVA – I Could Be Your Best Friend
  • MATT BERRY – You Danced All Night *
  • BABANI SOUNDSYSTEM – Zistwar Fer Per
  • JUU4E – Who is Drunk_ 酔ってるのは誰?
  • 岩本清顕 KIYOAKI IWAMOTO – Love Will Tear Us Apart (千紗子と純太 Rework) (Chisako & Junta Rework)
  • T.P. ORCHESTRE POLY RYTHMO DE COTONOU REP POP DU BENIN – Mi Kple Mi De
  • IPA-BOOGIE – Get The Music Now
  • CATERINA BARBIERI – Vibrational Prison
  • SOUTHERN SHORES – Archipel
  • CO-PILOT – Botanical Illustration Takes Patience and Skill
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Barbara and Woodrow
  • 2XM & SCHEME – Waiting For
  • SOUND SUPPORT – Europe
  • MADRID 79 – Acid Breakfast
  • MAJUSCULE – BB Jackson
  • BARONHAWK POITIER – Temperado Tornado
  • LOGIC1000 – Perfume
  • IMRE KISS – Repeater

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.