The Joint: Let me in your pub. I’m not looking for trouble, I’m looking for love.

Two weeks ago we made a bold claim that “Summer of Soul” was the best music documentary we’ve seen in years.

“The Sparks Brothers”, directed by Edgar Wright, might run it close though. At 2 hours and 20 minutes long it provides an exhaustive account of the Ron and Russell’s 50 year career.

Here Edgar Wright talks about his life – from child to auteur – in terms of the music he listened to. There’s a heavy debt to 70’s K-Tel and Ronco compilations.

And if you were expecting a Sparks laden playlist on the back of all that you are going to be disappointed. Not a Mael tune in sight. You’ll have to go back to a Joint from 4 years ago instead.

But on with today’s show…

Direct download: The Joint – 7 August 2021

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

  • ANIKA  –  Finger Pies
  • SUGABABES  –  Same Old Story (Blood Orange Remix)
  • SUPERSTATE  –  Yoga Town (featuring Graham Coxon & Valentina Pappalardo)
  • SAINT ETIENNE  –  Pond House
  • DEAD ACTORS  –  Heart-Shaped Swimming Pool
  • TOP CAT  –  Roughest Gunark (DJ Rap Jungle Mix)
  • SCOTCH ROLEX  –  U.T.B. 88
  • BC CAMPLIGHT  –  I’m Alright In The World
  • BRADY WATT, WESTSIDE GUNN, DJ PREMIER  –  The Narcissist
  • 박혜진 PARK HYE JIN  –  Whatchu Doin Later
  • REVIVAL SEASON  –  Iron Warrior
  • MAGIC ROUNDABOUT  –  She’s A Waterfall
  • THANKS FOR COMING  –  Panic
  • SITCOM  –  Gutter
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES  –  Track Five
  • TALEEN KALI  –  Baby Love (Astrobrite Remix)
  • CLINIC  –  Fantasy Island
  • ROBERT HOOD  –  Chroma Light
  • ANNE CLARK  –  Our Darkness
  • FRANCES FOREVER  –  Space Girl
  • BINKI  –  Clay Pigeon
  • DEAD ACTORS  –  Fire In The Burning Sun
  • NILÜFER YANYA  –  Day 7.5093 (keiyaA Remix)
  • DON ZILLA  –  Ekivuuma
  • DVSN & TY DOLLA $IGN  –  I Believed It (featuring Mac Miller)
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE  –  Far From Ideal (Chelsea Wolfe Remix)
  • COSMODROME  –  Pas De Strings Pour Le Lovertronic Style
  • MY SOLID GROUND  –  The Executioner
  • GIRL IN RED  –  Bad Idea! (World in Red Livestream Preview)
  • SIAL  –  Kita Dilahirkan Untuk Mati
  • SCOTCH ROLEX  –  Juice (featuring MC Yallah)
  • SLEIGH BELLS  –  Locust Laced
  • AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS  –  Security *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: You must show them you’re capable of not voting.

And on those happy notes on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 5 September 2020

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

  • OTTO  –  About You Now
  • RITA AND THE TIARAS  –  Gone With The Wind Is My Love
  • METZ  –  Hail Taxi
  • MOURN  –  This Feeling Is Disgusting
  • BLACKPINK  –  Ice Cream (with Selena Gomez)
  • BLACKSTARKIDS  –  Britney Bitch

Run The Jewels Festival Mix for BBC Radio 6

    • RUN THE JEWELS – Walking In The Snow (featuring Gangsta Boo)
    • SKIPP COON & MR NICK – Fight
    • RUN THE JEWELS – Out Of Sight (featuring 2 Chainz)
    • SAULT – Stop Dem
    • VINCE STAPLES – Hands Up
    • RUN THE JEWELS – Ooh La La (featuring DJ Premier & Greg Nice)
    • DJ SHADOW – Urgent, Important, Please Read (featuring Tef Poe, Daemon & Rockwell Knuckles)
    • SYL JOHNSON – Talkin About Freedom
    • SAULT – Monsters
    • BEATLES – All My Loving
    • RUN THE JEWELS – Close Your Eyes (featuring Zack De la Rocha)
    • ZACK DE LA ROCHA – Digging For Windows
    • RUN THE JEWELS – Legend Has It
    • KENDRICK – Alright (Jarreau Vandal Remix)
    • RUN THE JEWELS – Ju$t (featuring Pharrell & Zack De la Rocha)
  • MANIX  –  Feel Real Good
  • BLAWAN  –  40 Spiral
  • CABARET VOLTAIRE  –  Vasto
  • BLUE HAWAII  –  I Felt Love
  • DMA’S  –  Life Is A Game Of Changing

Moonchild Sannelly Mix for BBC Radio 6

    • MOONCHILD SANNELLY – F Boys
    • STIFF PAP – Mkokotelo
    • DJ LAG & UNTICIPATED SOUNDZ – Amanikiniki
    • DA FRESH x ATHIE – Masheleni
    • MOONCHILD SANNELLY – Weh Mameh
    • DJ VITOTO – OMG
    • MOONCHILD SANNELLY – Bashiri
  • KELLY LEE OWENS  –  Night
  • WOLFRAM  –  Automatic (featuring Peaches) [Rex The Dog Vocal Remix]
  • CONFIDENCE MAN  –  First Class Bitch
  • GIRL IN RED  –  Rue

The Show: Scissor Sister

We’re enjoying the first couple of tunes from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds new album so much we snuck one on to the show today. “She Taught Me How to Fly” first caught our eye on an episode of Later with Jools Holland at the end of October. Look carefully. One member of the band is on backing scissors.

Direct download: The Joint – 2 December 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • GWENNO  –  Le Kov Trailer #1
  • JANE WEAVER  –  The Architect (Andy Votel’s Brutaliszt 250kg Readymix)
  • STATIK SELEKTAH  –  Put Jewels On It (featuring Run The Jewels)
  • NOT WAVING  –  Where Are We
  • ESCAPE-ISM  –  Almost No One (Can Have My Love)
  • REMY MA  –  Wake Me Up (featuring Lil’ Kim)
  • OVERMONO  –  Inulin
  • COLD CAVE  –  Glory
  • YAEJI  –  Raingurl
  • BLACK ASTEROID  –  Howl (Black Dub Remix)
  • NOAHS DARK  –  Inward
  • THUNDER JACKSON  –  Guilty Party
  • GO-KART MOZART  –  When You’re Depressed
  • NEW BAD THINGS  –  Josh Has A Crush On A Femme From Reed
  • MEATRAFFLE  –  ‘Ndrangheta Allotment
  • MARVIN GAYE  –  Hitch Hike
  • DJ PREMIER  –  Our Streets (featuring A$AP Ferg)
  • MADVILLAIN  –  Great Day (Four Tet Remix)
  • PINKSHINYULTRABLAST  –  In The Hanging Gardens
  • ANNA BURCH  –  2 Cool 2 Care
  • CARMEN CANEDO  –  Becoming Human
  • YUNG LEAN  –  Metallic Intuition
  • STEFFLON DON, SKEPTA  –  Ding-A-Ling (featuring Skepta)
  • NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS  –  She Taught Me How To Fly
  • RAKTA  –  Atrativos da Mentira
  • IKONIKA  –  Oral Suspension
  • IAMDDB  –  Shade
  • LIMINANAS, THE  –  Istanbul Is Sleepy (featuring Anton Newcombe)
  • PEREL  –  Die Dimension
  • RUN THE JEWELS  –  Mean Demeanor (Explicit)
  • JANE WEAVER  –  The Architect
  • GWENNO  –  Le Kov Trailer #2