The Show: Step out of your head…

Out of the blue, a brand new cut from BLAIR PARKES! “step out” is the second single from the upcoming album “new building”.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 10 April 2021

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

  • X-RAY SPEX – Oh Bondage! Up Yours!
  • MARCIA GRIFFITHS – Feel Like Jumping
  • PHYLLIS DILLON – Don’t Stay Away
  • DAYTONER – Ooh Lalo
  • ESSENTIAL LOGIC – Aerosol Burns
  • THE SUGARCUBES – Deus
  • SHITÂN – Disco Shitân
  • T.L. BIGELOW – Long Road
  • PREFUSE 73 – P.Pulse
  • DOUJIN DUKE – T h e_D a n c e_F l o o r
  • SKITTLES – The Prodigy
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Remote Relocation feat. Peso Gordon & B. Cool-Aid (prod. Ahwlee)
  • BLAIR PARKES – step out *
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Overture
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Thinking Of Myself
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Intermission
  • PRETTY IN PINK – Marigolds
  • BILL CALLAHAN – Cowboy
  • COLD SHOWER – Echo
  • FUZZ CATS – Pestilence
  • NADIA STRUIWIGH – Oooso
  • KEANU RAVES – Clubman Stage Route 5
  • KATE STEIN – Side Winder
  • JUNUS ORCA – Not Everything Has To Be Something
  • GARY, INDIANA – Alien 3
  • DANIEL MONACO & SAUVAGE WORLD – Paninari on Acid (Niv Ast Remix)
  • SKELESYS – The Scorpion Sting
  • BIRDS – Keep The Ship Moving

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The falcon cannot hear the falconer…

Pondering the end of the COVID-19 LOCKDOWN.

But on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 April 2020

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

  • RONE – Babel
  • DOMINIC WEST – The Second Coming by WB Yeats *
  • BLACK DRESSES – SCARED 2 DEATH
  • FRANCK RACKET – Danger Garden
  • BLAIR PARKES – cut loose
  • VANISHING TWIN – Spice Level 7
  • THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY – Mersey Paradise
  • VANESSA WORM – In Heaven We Are
  • CLOUD TANGLE – I’m Just Lost
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – render the ambience
  • WARZOU – J’irais dormir chez Mouss
  • DOCTOR ECHO – Vie Nil
  • PINCH & KAHN – Crossing The Line feat. Killa’s Army
  • DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK & RAW POETIC – No Valentine
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – GOLDEN SARDINE
  • THAT FIELD OF RED FLOWERS IS ACTUALLY A GRASS FIRE – Wavering hope
  • PETER WRIGHT – Looking For The Way Out
  • MADELEINE COCOLAS – Across The Ocean, But Not Yet
  • T. G. SHAND – Golden Hour
  • SOCCER MOMMY – bloodstream
  • OHHME – Ghost
  • ATHANASIOS ARGIANAS – Hollowed Water
  • ZOON VAN SNOOK – The Coral & The Hummingbird
  • 2XM – Flow (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • EDEN BURNS – Patches Theme
  • PANDARO – Parasocial Activity
  • FREDERIK VALENTIN & LOKE RAHBEK – The Heart Of Things

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: BNE

A recent flying visit to Brisbane by Fraserhead shaped the playlist today. A tight schedule meant he could not get to any gigs or record shopss but scouring Bandcamp later on for Brisbane’s alt, indie, left-field and electronically tinged offerings shed light on quite a vibrant music culture. Think of it as a musical travelogue rather than an exhaustive survey. Thank you also to Mel Echo of Melbourne’s Annual Leaf for recommendations and pointers too.

PS: The above image is a detail of “Borne On The Wind” (2013) by Brisbane born artist Anne Wallace from her Suburban Noir project. The major survey Anne Wallace: Strange ways at QUT Art Museum more than made up for missing out on gigs and record shops.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 29 February 2020

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

  • OLD ALPS – First light
  • RELAY TAPES – Dream Colour
  • NITE FIELDS – Not Your Time
  • DUMB THINGS – Today Tonight
  • SOME JERKS – A Million Girls
  • REGURGITATOR – Roxx for Brains
  • CNT EVN – All or Nothing
  • KERBSIDE COLLECTION – Waiting Game
  • PATRSN – All In The Eyes
  • MIDDLE NAME DANCE BAND – Ricardo
  • TIGER PEARSON – The New England Highway
  • X CLUB. – SENSATION
  • ANARCHOSOPHIST – Substance D
  • TUPPERWAVE – Wasted Time
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Falling Asleep
  • ALESSANDRO CORTINI + LAWRENCE ENGLISH – Immediate Horizon 3
  • THAT SONG THAT YOU SING FOR THE SUN – U35m2b
  • MICRONODE – Virtual Landscapes
  • BIN LICKER – Nite lizard
  • DEATH COMES CRAWLING – I Would Spread My Wings So Wide
  • SYRUP, GO ON – Don’t Go (Riding Down The Cosmic Drain)
  • WAAX – Wild & Weak
  • HATCHIE – Obsessed
  • J. FRANCIS – circles
  • THE GOON SAX – Losing Myself
  • FINGERLESS – Tambourine Addict Who Plays The Drugs
  • EAST OF WEST – Nine Lives
  • TIANA KHASI – Good Things