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The Show: Game over

game-over

Greetings friends, family, whānau.

Today is our last show before we head off on an indefinite sabbatical. Other commitments mean we need to take a break for a while.

The Joint first broadcast on RDU way back in July 2001 when the frequency was still 98.3FM. We started out on Sunday afternoons but after a while switched to Saturday afternoons. The reasons are lost in the mists of time.

By our really rough and unscientific calculations we reckon we’ve done 665 shows so far. That makes this final show today episode number 666. Not a shabby effort really. To put that in some completely unrelated context Ryan Giggs made 672 league appearances for Manchester United and David O’Leary made 558 league appearance for Arsenal.

Thank you for all your kind messages via Facebook, Twitter and the RDU text machine. It was a blast.

To paraphrase and plagiarise James Murphy…

Yeah, we lost our edge
The kids came up from behind
We lost our edge to the kids
From France and from London
And from Christchurch
But we were there
We lost our edge to better-looking people
With better ideas and more talent
And they’re actually really, really nice

xox
Ka kite ano
The Herb Whisperer & Fraserhead

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-04-09-12-16.mp3

Here’s the playlist in full…

Black Estate Sessions Volume 1

black-estate-playlist-20150418The Joint likes to dream of DJ’ing with the greats at crucial moments in pop history. Larry Levan in 70’s NYC. Don Letts‘ punky reggae party at The Roxy. DJ Alfredo at Amnesia on Ibiza in the late eighties.

But at our age when we play out it’s not exactly 20,000 people mashed up in field. More like several dozen punters dining at a vineyard. Less “Sorted For E’s & Whizz“. More “Little Old Wine Drinker Me“. Which is exactly why we were invited to play records at the Black Estate Tasting Room & Eatery last Saturday afternoon.

Many thanks to all for making us feel very welcome and a special mention to Waipara DJ Sylvia for helping out. When we ran out of vinyl after 4 hours she filled in with her Lorde LP. Unfortunately we’d stopped recording the set at this point so it was very much a case of you had to be there. Which means in future years, just like with Levan, Letts and Alfredo, thousands will claim they were.

The Joint. Keeping it real(ly mellow).

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-04-18-12-14_Black_Estate_Sessions_Volume_1.mp3

  • Kraftwerk – Autobahn
  • Jah Wobble – Get Carter
  • Shocking Pinks – Cutout (Expanding Head Band Version) *NZ*
  • Air – J’ai Dormi Sous L’eau
  • Friendly Fires – Paris (Aeroplane Remix)
  • Nobody – Porpoise Song (Nobody Original Version Instrumental)
  • 808 State – Pacific State-Origin
  • King Midas Sound – Waiting For You
  • King Midas Sound – One Ting
  • Primal Scream – Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)
  • Shriekback – Lined Up (Disco Mix)
  • Saint Etienne – Kiss And Make Up (Midsummer Madness Mix)
  • Rhye – The Fall
  • Prefab Sprout – Nightingales
  • Fabulous/Arabia – Ballad Of State Highway 1 *NZ*
  • Bruce Springsteen – Dream Baby Dream (Live)
  • Toy – You Won’t Be The Same (Dub)
  • !!! – Me And Giuliani Down By The School Yard (A True Story)
  • Twisted Wires – Half Lives
  • Glass Candy – The Possessed
  • Chromatics – Cherry
  • Jagwar Ma – Man I Need
  • Jagwar Ma – Come Save Me
  • LCD Soundsystem – Someone Great
  • Vicarious Bliss – Theme From Vicarious Bliss (Justice Remix)
  • Lake Heartbeat – Between Dreams
  • Annie – Heartbeat (Alan Braxe Remix)
  • Beyond The Wizards Sleeve – Midas Reversed
  • Kavinsky ‎– Nightcall
  • Lake Heartbeat – Mystery
  • Smiths – Draize Train
  • Shocking Pinks – Smoke Screen (The Glimmers Beyond The Smoke Edit) *NZ*
  • Air – Le Soleil Est Pres De Moi
  • Doprah – Whatever You Want *NZ*
  • Jamie XX – Loud Places
  • Silk Rhodes – Face 2 Face
  • Silk Rhodes – Pains
  • Der Dritte Raum – Tanz der Schlaraffen
  • Roman Flugel – Connecting The Ghost

The show: Born too late or born too soon?

Quite like this Dent May fellow. He makes good, honest, truthful, wholesome videos that show off his waterskiing prowess, hanging around in fairgrounds, and frolicking in waterfalls.

Apologies for the quality of sound – the RDU transmitter was playing up today, including a complete digital meltdown at the 18 and a half minute mark – but here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [166MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Cold like a lager beer

Some stars are serious about being not serious and some stars are not serious about being serious. Our favourite Canadian Tiga doesn’t seem to care too much and lets the sock puppets in his head do the talking. Watch the video above for some excellent DIY media and PR training.

And here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [163MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Now, that’s what we call a stereo

Now, that really is a soundsystem to be proud of. The Dewaele brothers and James Murphy wanted to get back to basics and build a proper disco set up. Add some McIntosh amps to some nice cabinets and drivers, sprinkle them round the edge of a dancefloor and, hey presto, a classy soundsystem!!! We will build our own this weekend. Details over at The Vinyl Factory.

Tip of the hat to Stoney Roads.

That Annie rave video countdown we mentioned? See below. We really wish that Utrecht Amiga Squad existed.

And here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [159MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm