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The Show: Чемпионат мира по футболу 2018 года Россия

All the audio clips in the mix lifted from “Frankie Goes To Russia”.

Direct download: The Joint – 16 June 2018

Footnotes for today’s show:

* Found ourselves humming the riff of the new 1975 song over & over, wondering why it sounded so very familiar. Once we stopped humming we realised that they may have been “inspired” by Joy Division’s “Disorder” and then compressed that riff through the Pro Tools Bumblebee In A Lift Shaft Audio Filter©.

** Finally have a reason to sneak in a tune from the (very much) underground “Love Is A Drag” album from the early 1960’s. A jazz standard sung by a man for a man seems the perfect counterpoint to the startling “there is no homosexuality in Russia, just men who are addicted to sex” comment that precedes it.

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • JOHN BARRY SEVEN & ORCHESTRA  –  From Russia With Love
  • [ФИФА]
  • PARQUET COURTS  –  Total Football
  • BOMBINO  –  Deran Deran Alkheir
  • [Украина]
  • MTO  –  3rdCultureKid
  • JULIA HOLTER  –  So Humble The Afternoon
  • [U2]
  • 1975, THE  –  Give Yourself A Try *
  • JOY DIVISION  –  Disorder *
  • MNDSGN  –  U&YAFRENZ
  • [Вест Хэм]
  • SNAPPED ANKLES  –  Energy Flash (Dancing In A State Of Possession Violation)
  • PONGO  –  Kuzola
  • [Путин]
  • PUSSY RIOT  –  Putin Lights Up the Fires
  • LA DÜSSELDORF  –  Rheinita
  • [Гомосексуализм]
  • GENE HOWARD  –  Mad About The Boy **
  • PIETER NOOTEN  –  2.26 am
  • MX BLOUSE  –  Is’phukphuku (featuring Thor Rixon, Jakinda & Albany Lore)
  • [Стиляги]
  • MARINE GIRLS  –  Flying Over Russia
  • ORIELLES, THE  –  Sugar Tastes Like Salt (Live @ The Biggest Weekend)
  • [Ростов]
  • FALZ  –  This Is Nigeria
  • PUSHA T  –  The Story Of Adidon
  • POST PINK  –  You Real
  • [Ад]
  • DEATH GRIPS  –  Ha Ha Ha
  • PURPLE PUDDING CLAUSE, THE  –  Blue Note
  • CHARLI XCX  –  5 In The Morning
  • [наркотики]
  • SEX JUDAS  –  All Good Junkies
  • FAUX DÉPART  –  Pyromanes Amateurs
  • [Миллиардеры]
  • MUNYA  –  Hatley
  • YUZO IWATA  –  Gigolo
  • [Резюме]
  • OTHA  –  One Of The Girls
  • MATTIEL  –  Bye Bye
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The Show: Get some lager & lime, some shepherd’s pie and relax a little bit

Direct download: The Joint – 10 February 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

[RIP Dennis Edwards]

  • Temptations, The  –  Psychedelic Shack
  • DJ Koze  –  Seeing Aliens
  • Nteibint & Σtella  –  A State Nearby
  • Νομοσ 751  –  Σκαλώματα / Skalomata / Brain Lock
  • Kyle Bent  –  Profound
  • Let’s Eat Grandma  –  Hot Pink
  • Korallreven  –  Here In Iowa (Peaking Lights’ Disco Dub)
  • Guards  –  Destroyer
  • Equiknoxx  –  Enter A Raffle… Win A Falafel
  • Dabrye  –  Lil Mufukuz (featuring Doom)

[Mitch]

  • Spring Heel Jack  –  Take 3
  • Asian Doll  –  Road Runner
  • Voidz, The  –  Qyurryus
  • Middle Kids  –  Mistake
  • Cuco  –  Lo Que Siento
  • Charli XCX  –  Backseat (featuring Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • Jorge Elbrecht  –  Here Lies (featuring Tamaryn)
  • Jack Russell  –  Chamito Maraña
  • Halo Maud  –  Du Pouvoir/Power
  • Jupiter Okwess  –  Musonsu

[Hedberg]

  • Bad Pelicans  –  Svrf Pvnk
  • Saweetie  –  Focused
  • Cities Aviv  –  Black On Earth / Thorns
  • Leven Kali  –  Do U Wrong (featuring Syd)
  • Joey Bada$$ X Dessy Hinds  –  King To A God
  • Echo Ladies  –  Nothing Ever Lasts
  • Common Holly  –  Thinkin’ ‘Bout You
  • CFCF  –  Self Service
  • I Think Like Midnight  –  Tuned Mass Damper

[RIP John Mahoney]

The Show: The Joint with The Herb Whisperer presents Miss America featuring NPR vs Peter Robinson x Songs

A long, and possibly unnecessary, title for today’s show but it’s a title very much in keeping with how our top pop stars now like to bill themselves (and in the process ensure their share of any dollar bills generated via streaming).

Peter Robinson from Popjustice wrote about this practice in The Guardian and joined NPR for a special All Songs Considered podcast to explain in more detail.

Direct download: The Joint – 16 September 2017

And in a week where the Miss America Pageant descended into a “Nasty Woman protest” here’s the playlist in full…

  • CHARLI XCX – Boys Acoustic
  • DBFC – Autonomic
  • CONFIDENCE MAN – Boyfriend (The Moonlandingz Demix)
  • C CANE – Pied Piper Freestyle
  • YASSASSIN – Mermaidistic Personality Disorder
  • ARCADE FIRE – Comfort My Sleng Teng (Geoff Barrow Mix)
  • JON BATISTE – Battle Hymn
  • MILK DISCO – Welcome To The Milk Disco
  • CAT BE DAMNED – Daydreams In A Roach Motel

Miss Texas speaks.

  • CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG – Rest
  • MADLIB – 10 Summers Old
  • ALVVAYS – Lollipop (Ode To Jim)
  • JOHN HANCOCK III – Stay Plus
  • BULLDOG EYES – Birthday
  • DAYDREAM CATHEDRAL – Love My Way
  • TOVE LO – Disco Tits
  • MERZBOW – Kimigayo
  • KARL AND THE KURBCRAWLERS – Same Day (Again)

Miss Missouri speaks.

  • T.REX – Metal Guru (Book Remix) (Herb Whisperer Rub)
  • MS BANKS – OMG
  • JAH WOBBLE – Invaders Of The Heart: Mix 1
  • KERO KERO BONITO – Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
  • KRZYSZTOF KOMEDA – Lullaby (“Rosemary’s Baby” Theme)
  • WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM – Mother Owl, Father Ocean
  • MIND ENTERPRISES – Idol
  • LADY LESHURR – Queen’s Speech Ep.1
  • MISS WORLD – Put Me In A Movie

Miss North Dakota speaks.

  • ZOMBY – Gasp!
  • HAVAH – Al Di Fuori Del Male
  • CORNERSHOP – Brimful Of Asha (Florence Ballard Mix)
  • REPTALIENS – If You Want
  • XX, THE – On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)
  • FLUIDS, THE – Creatures
  • TAYLOR SWIFT – Look What You Made Me Do (Remix) (featuring Britney Spears)

The Show: Sparks Plugs

As The Joint reluctantly adapts to middle-aged life it’s heartening to see two 70ish year old brothers making angry, vibrant, catchy pop music. We reckon these might possibly be some of the best tunes of the Maels’ 50 year career.

And in this week’s edition of Lyrics Bingo match the following couplets to their respective songs:

“Ain’t left the city in months,
I guess Westfield knows what I want”

“I’m a janitor,
Oh my genitals”

“You’re a feminist until I won’t fuck you,
You’re a feminist until I talk to other guys”

Direct download: The Joint – 5 August 2017

Our respects to Super Deluxe, source of the Alex Jones and Tami Lahren cut-ups

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • SPARKS – What The Hell Is It This Time?
  • BLOW, THE – Get Up
  • SIR ROBERT ORANGE PEEL – The Spiral Remix
  • MEATBINGO – What, In Today’s World?
  • FLOWDAN – Original Raggamuffin (featuring Wiley)
  • GHOSTPOET – Freakshow
  • SUBURBAN LAWNS – Janitor
  • EVERYTHING EVERYTHING – Can’t Do
  • SONICS, THE – Have Love, Will Travel

A word from Alex Jones

  • PETE FIJ / TERRY BICKERS – Love’s Going To Get You
  • SAYA – Cold Fire
  • LOUIE RANKIN – Typewriter
  • CHINO AMOBI – Blackout
  • BETH DITTO – Oo La La
  • JJ FAD – Anotha Ho
  • KOKOKO! – L.O.V.E.
  • SWEET BABOO – Pink Rainbow
  • BREAKFAST MUFF – R U A Feminist

A word from Tami Lahren

  • DJ SHADOW – Horror Show (featuring Danny Brown)
  • SUZI WU – Teenage Witch
  • SYLVAN ESSO – The Glow
  • DIZZEE RASCAL – Wot U Gonna Do?
  • STEVE SPIFFLER vs DAVID LYNCH – RR Vol 1 – 1 vs Pena
  • CHARLI XCX – Boys
  • ALVVAYS – Dreams Tonite
  • FRANKIE ROSE – Red Museum
  • DESIIGNER – Outlet

A grunt from Alex Jones

  • A. G. COOK – Windowlicker
  • PATIENCE – White Of An Eye
  • ANDREW HUNG – Say What You Want
  • WARM DIGITS – Better Friction (featuring Mia La Metta)
  • ANNIE & THE AEROPLANES – A Million Zillion Miles
  • HERE LIES MAN – Belt Of The Sun
  • D.A.F. – Der Mussolini (Giorgio Moroder & Denis Naidanow Remix)
  • SPARKS – Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)

Nice chorus, shame about the verses

This week is not the first time The Joint has embraced an Eastenders themed track. Anyone remember Osymyso‘s Pat & Peg from the turn of the century?

Direct download: The Joint – 03 December 2016

This week, in the interests of full disclosure, The Joint are citing all their sources.

And here’s the playlist in full…