As part of our continuing trawl through The Joint audio vaults for previously unpodcasted shows, we present the first and final hour of a three hour programme that went to air on the 26th May 2007.
For the youngsters listening, an 80Gb iPod (mentioned at the 58:25 point) was an early 21st century music player that stored a meagre 20,000 songs, had no wifi or 4G connectivity and couldn’t even take photos. We’re talking the digital music Dark Ages.
To celebrate their tin anniversary you will find some ginormous tin men (huge gnomes) outside the gallery entrance on Worcester Boulevard. There’s also a big marquee set up on the High Street / Tuam Street corner outside C1 with all sort of events happening this weekend to launch Populate! – the tenth-birthday programme of art round the city. Details about the weekend festivities here!
And not to be outdone Christchurch City Libraries have made the Freegal service available to library members. Three free legit MP3 downloads a week from the Sony catalogue! Wonder if they’ve got any Freegal Sharkey?
ABOUT THE JOINT
Hosts THE HERB WHISPERER and FRASERHEAD go all over the shop with an eclectic, left-field, and off-kilter selection of cosmic disco, electro, indie, hip-hop, house, dub, and anything with a motorik vibe, plus the occasional guilty pleasure. If the radio sounds broken chances are it’s the THE JOINT.