The Show: Prepare now. Official information and instruction will be given over the wireless…

A little bit of a synth overload on the show today. Vintage, retro, lo-fi, vaporwave and a bit of the coldwave. Plus there’s a sludgy, doomy sneak preview of the new Shit and Shine album to round things off proper.

Speaking of synths, we couldn’t quite fit The Dewaele Brothers aka Soulwax into the show today but if you like rare equipment then their recent project with the legendary EMS Synthi 100 will have you fizzing:

By the way, the show title today is courtesy of Analogue Electronic Whatever‘s newish single “Hole”. Cracking video too!

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 July 2020

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

  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS retrowaves
  • ANA HELDER Capicúa
  • ROZA TERENZI Yo-Yo
  • GROUND – WAKUSEI A
  • LOGIC SYSTEM – Automatic Collect, Automatic Correct
  • TELEPHONES – Phase Alternate Line (Daybreak Mix)
  • BUTCH SUNDANCE – Nuclear Game
  • BLACK MERLIN – GENESIS PREACHER
  • MODERN CHAIR – GIVE ALL YOUR PEARLS, AND THE SWINE WILL MAKE A PEARL NECKLACE
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION 法國租界 – Tower Lisa
  • SOFIE – Try to Reach Me
  • RIP SWIRL – Paranoid (feat. Sofie)
  • DISTANT STARS – Car Crashes and Heart Attacks
  • ANALOGUE ELECTRONIC WHATEVER – Hole *
  • SOCCER MOMMY – royal screw up
  • LORELLE MEETS THE OBSOLETE – Unificado (Pye Corner Audio Remix)
  • SEI STILL – El Camino
  • AOIFE NESSA FRANCES – Here In The Dark
  • BECCA MANCARI – Stay With Me
  • HØRD – #11
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Pacific Coast Highway
  • BIG GUTS BILLY – Wild West
  • RAH ZEN – Ancestor’s Call
  • SOCIAL SPORT – Lexa
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – Buloshnaya
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Welcome

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Plot. Plan. Strategise. Organise. Mobilise.

And now for a public service announcement from RTJ’s Killer Mike on the matter of the killing of George Floyd

On with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 6 June 2020

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

  • KILLER MIKE – Plot. Plan. Strategise. Organise. Mobilise. (Speech at Atlanta Mayor’s press conference 29 May 2020)
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Never Look Back
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Wake-up Call
  • LOGIC SYSTEM – Be Yourself
  • DAVID & STEPHEN DEWAELE – EMS Synthi 100: Movement 6
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – orbitals
  • GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE – Past Time
  • JAGĀ – We Once Knew
  • KEANU RAVES – Floor Support (Social Sport remix)
  • BUTCH SUNDANCE – Tank Vs Humans
  • CAPTAIN MUSTACHE – The Love Song
  • KATE CARR – Shimmers Rising
  • CUCINA POVERA & ELS – Marmori
  • SNOWGOOSE – The Making of You
  • JOE SAMPSON – This Has Been An Issue For As Long As I Can Remember
  • KOOBA TERCU – Cemento Mori
  • THE DEEP SIX – C Word
  • THE TRENDEES – Dad Sneakers
  • DISTANT STARS – Ünterbrix
  • DLINA VOLNY – Do It (Drumappella)
  • CHICKEN LIPS – Goldenlips (DJ Sotofett’s Golden Funk Mix)
  • DOCTOR ECHO – Polka Dub
  • DXNO – Deal
  • JOONE – Uncertainty
  • RETINA​.​IT – Apeiron
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – Lyalin

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m checking out, checking out…

Very excited to announce that Henry Nicol and Sam Perry’s brand new DOG Power album is finally here. Get yer stinking mitts on it over at their Bandcamp or have a listen below. The dark and sifty underbelly of Otautahi Christchurch never sounded so good. So good in fact that when trying to decide what track to play on the show today we took the easy way out and played a handful. Easy.

Direct download: The Joint – 1 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • DOG POWER – Dark Nights, Dark Hotels *
  • DOG POWER – Love Potion
  • DOG POWER – Come Back To Paris
  • MONOKULTUR – Lindholmen-Stenpiren
  • FILMICO – Thinking About You Again
  • DRESSEL AMOROSI – Thassete
  • MINIMALAFRIKA – TROPIFUNKAMMAMMET
  • VAUDOU GAME – Anniversaire
  • GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY – Burkina Faso
  • KASHMERE STAGE BAND – Kashmere
  • LUIS – Lex
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – 996
  • PICKLE DARLING – Rinse Spin Cycle / Nicolas Cage
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Meaningless Words
  • MAD FRANK – Alone
  • THE RULING ELITE – Sober Joe
  • THE TRENDEES – 5
  • FÅGLAR I BUR – Öppen Inbjudan
  • NORTH SEA DIALECT – Sloven Voe
  • KELLY MORAN – Nereid
  • CARLA DAL FORNO – The Same Reply
  • CHOLULA DANS DIVISION – Ramo de tigres
  • NICOLA CRUZ – Inversions
  • SHELLEY PARKER – Masonry Pier
  • ULTRAVIOLET – Isotropics
  • FRONT DE CADEAUX – Dolcemente
  • KETSUEKI SĀKURU – Mr 72
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Deathadent

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Makin’ the ill just a little more sick…

With the winter ills upon us, and the World Cup diverting our attention away from the music’s, a tip of the hat to TULIP BLACK for putting us on to EBONY BONES‘ “No Black In The Union Jack.”

Direct download: The Joint – 07 July 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • EBONY BONES – No Black In The Union Jack
  • SALAD BOYS – Blown Up
  • BLAIR PARKES – heavy lifting
  • S T F U – The Liar
  • ANNUAL LEAF – Polydactyl
  • CURXES – SILENT RUNNING
  • HORTON JUPITER – The Box
  • THE WHITE SCREEN – Death To Techno (Red Axes Remix)
  • PARASOLS – Body Parts (Unit Black Flight Remix)
  • ALEX ZHANG HUNGTAI – Matrimony
  • LUCY RAILTON – The Critical Rush
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – Okraina
  • EVITCELES – lft
  • JOHANNES ALBERT – Cottbus
  • ROY OF THE RAVERS – A Dim & Distant Past
  • LOW JACK – Brass
  • DXNO_ – her
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION – Summer Fire
  • SCHOFIELD SPIRES – seen bordering
  • CHRISTINA VANTZOU – Some Limited and Waning Memory
  • GROUPER – Breathing
  • JOHNNY JEWEL – Air Museum
  • SMITH – Beguine
  • AZURE & CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN – Just Just, Lay Down
  • NU GUINEA – Stann Fore
  • BILL CALLAHAN – Faith/Void *

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.