The Show: Without music you are all dead.

R.I.P. Lee Scratch Perry

Summer is just around the corner, so what better soundtrack could there be for a weekend of warm sunshine than Scotch Rolex, The Bug, MC Kano and, of course, Benefits?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 4 September 2021

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

  • KENJIRO HIROSE – Marine Boy Theme Tune
  • DOJA CAT – Need To Know (Official Live Performance)
  • THE BLOW – I’m Not in Love
  • THE ARMED – ULTRAPOP
  • ALPHA MAID – SUM1
  • THE PARROTS – Lo Dejaría Todo
  • JOSEPHINE SILLARS – Desperate Characters
  • ASYMMETRIC – Turbulence
  • SLEIGH BELLS – Justine Go Genesis
  • PRIMAL SCREAM – Shine Like Stars (Andrew Weatherall Remix)
  • ELEKTRIČNI ORGAZAM – Vi
  • BURNA BOY – Kilometre
  • ANGEL OLSEN – Safety Dance
  • THE FIERY FURNACES – The Fortune Teller’s Revenge
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Yebo Teacher
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Success (featuring Lord Spikeheart)
  • NINA SIMONE – Backlash Blues
  • BENEFITS – Empire
  • FROM NURSERY TO MISERY – My Life In Shatters
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Penlop
  • CAROLINE SHAW & SŌ PERCUSSION – Lay All Your Love On Me (Live)
  • STEFFLON DON & MS BANKS – Dip
  • THE BUG – Vexed (featuring Moor Mother)
  • MC KONO – Il Jini Song Wapi
  • HELADO NEGRO – Outside The Outside
  • SFERRO – Stargazer
  • UNIIQU3 – Microdosing
  • DEATH IS NOT THE END – Gretel
  • MUZI – Fools Love (featuring BlackRose)
  • MUMBLE TIDE – Good 4 Me
  • LURK – Bermuda
  • LEE SCRATCH PERRY & FULL EXPERIENCE – Disco Devil

The Show: Even tortured angst-ridden adolescents have to wash their hair sometimes.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 29/05/2021

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

  • THE LOUNGE SOCIETY – Burn The Heather (The Orielles Re-Work)
  • MATTIEL – Those Words
  • LESLEY GORE – You Don’t Own Me
  • DRY CLEANING – Unsmart Lady
  • PARIS TEXAS – Force Of Habit
  • NAUM GABO – Galore
  • DEATH IS NOT THE END – Craftie
  • NINAJIRACHI & KOTA BANKS – Vice Versa
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Good Word (featuring YUNGMORPHEUS)
  • SUMO JUNGLE – Grand Senshuuraku
  • MACH-HOMMY – The Stellar Ray Theory
  • SUPAMAN – Know Better Do Better
  • L’RAIN – Blame Me
  • REY SAPIENZ & THE CONGO TECHNO ENSEMBLE – Eza Makambo
  • RABU MAZDA – Fumo No Olho (Silvestre Remix)
  • MARINA – Purge The Poison
  • LUKE HAINES – Yes, Mr. Pumpkin
  • KENNY MASON – Much Money (featuring Freddie Gibbs)
  • DEEP SEA CREATURE – Split My Atoms
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Oatmeal (featuring Chuck Strangers)
  • MATT BERRY – Summer Sun
  • CHARLIE FEATHERS – Cockroach
  • NAMESBLISS – Paperchase
  • BOBBY DIGITAL – Pugilism
  • SHADY NASTY – IBIZA
  • AJ TRACEY – West Ten (featuring Mabel)
  • BLACKDOWN – This Journey VIP
  • GIRLS RITUALS – Hole / The Used
  • UV-TV – Always Something
  • THE KAMIKAZE PILOTS – Sharon Signs To Cherry Red *
  • DRY CLEANING – Tony Speaks!
  • BURIAL – Dark Gethsemane

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.