The Show: Flirting with disaster

RIP Dele Fadele, NME journalist during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Although he actually died sometime during 2018 the news only became public a few weeks ago.

In 1992 he became one of the first people to call Morrissey out on his flirtation with right wing imagery.

“For what’s it’s worth, I don’t think Morrissey is a racist. He just likes the trappings and the culture that surround the outsider element. He has some racist friends. And if he carries on this way, he’ll have thousands more.”

Unfortunately, we now know how that particular flirtation turned out.

Mr. Fadele also fronted his own band, Welfare Heroine, and it’s their ever-so-slightly-baggy cover version of the 1969 Peter Sarstedt song “Where Do You Go To My Lovely” that features in today’s show.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 17 October 2020

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

  • TECK ZILLA X SHABAAM SAHDEEQ X INDIGO PHOENY X PHLOW X ETERNIA – Victory
  • PAN AMSTERDAM – Hannibal Lecture (featuring Jason Williamson)
  • HIGH CONTRAST – Time Is Hardcore (featuring Kae Tempest & Anita Blay)
  • LEZ POP – Lidocaine / Brainfog
  • WELFARE HEROINE – Where Do You Go To My Lovely? (RIP Dele Fadele) *
  • HUSTLE FLESH – 1-2-300 Subscriber Freestyles
  • SA-ROC – Deliverance
  • G SUDDEN – Gran A Day
  • DJ BORING – Like Water
  • CORTICYTE – Horn
  • CYRIL CYRIL – Les Gens
  • CARLOS PERON – Her Heäd Is Bräkin Intu Foör (Primal Version)
  • STAR – Angel School Anthem
  • CHAI – Donuts Mind If I Do
  • BUG, THE – You (featuring Dis Fig)

Kelly Lee Owens Mix for BBC Radio 6

    • FLORE – Rituals
    • BICEP – Atlas
    • DANIEL AVERY – Infinite Future
    • BREAKA – The Start Up
    • VINICUIS HONORIO – Brainwash 2
    • HARRISON BDP – Sound Expansion Meditation
    • BAILEY IBBS – Mine
    • HAIDER – U Trippin
    • NUDGE UNIT – Uncertain Past (Warehouse Schranz mix)
    • KELLY LEE OWENS – Melt!
    • ROZA TERENZI – That Track (Rewired mix)
    • PVS – F*****’ Society
  • CHARLES WEBSTER – The Spell (Burial Mix) (featuring Ingrid Chavez)
  • SAINT SEVERIN – The Knife (Barry Adamson Mix)
  • CLINT MANSELL, CLINT WALSH – Caroline Says I
  • TION WAYNE X DUTCHAVELLI X STORMZY – I Dunno
  • SIG NU GRIS – Amoeba
  • OLE MIC ODD – 420 Million Dollars
  • ONIPA – Sohaa Gb3k3 (XOA Remix)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: If I saw you on the street…

Listen hard to today’s show and you’ll catch a sly throwback to Alvvays’ “Dreams Tonite” in the Saint Jude track.

We’d love to say there’s a rich history of artists deliberately referencing someone else’s lyrics within their own original song. Unfortunately the only other one we can think of is “Hello” by Oasis using a line or two from Gary Glitter and… well… you know… maybe cutting another musician in on your massive royalty cheque is not always the best idea.

Direct download: The Joint – 21 September 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • ALAN PARKER URBAN WARRIOR  –  Grey Fluffy Clouds
  • YACHT  –  (Downtown) Dancing [Rob’s Dub]
  • SAINT JUDE  –  Deaf Ears, Blind Years
  • DAN MASON  –  Go Away
  • HUSKY LOOPS  –  I Think You’re Wonderful
  • DJ BORING  –  Winona
  • TVAM  –  No Silver Bird
  • AUTOMATIC  –  Calling It
  • DRY CLEANING  –  Sit Down Meal
  • DANIEL AVERY  –  Time Marked Its Irregular Pulse In Her Eyes (Haai’s Vocal Rework)
  • BULLS BLOOD  –  Novocaine
  • PAPA JAMES  –  Ngôma Hoe
  • SOLUTION HOURS  –  Kneading
  • RAS G & THE AFRIKAN SPACE PROGRAM  –  One 4 Glk And Elvin
  • MURS, 9TH WONDER & THE SOUL COUNCIL  –  The Hulk
  • LORD DIABOLIK  –  She’s Hot
  • TOR5Y  –  Wala3
  • DJ LAG  –  Uhuru Dis (featuring Moonchild Sanelly)
  • KETTENKARUSSELL  –  Maybe
  • FLAME 2  –  Dive
  • TONES ON TAIL  –  Rain
  • SLEATER-KINNEY  –  The Center Won’t Hold
  • BLACK LOOPS  –  Under The Sea
  • MICHAEL KIWANUKA  –  You Ain’t The Problem
  • OPPENHEIMER ANALYSIS  –  The Devil’s Dancers
  • FERNANDO FALCÃO  –  Revoada
  • MELLOTRON VARIATIONS  –  Pulsar
  • SLOWTHAI & DENZEL CURRY  –  Psycho
  • CHARLI XCX  –  Click (featuring Kim Petras And Tommy Cash)
  • PIP BLOM  –  Freckles