The Show: I won’t get on my knees. Don’t make me do that please…

While researching and putting together the show this week (which involves throwing darts at music maps and scouring Bandcamp for Christchurch and Brisbane music) I stumbled across Hatchie & The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart’s glorious cover of The Jesus & Mary Chain’s “Sometimes Always”.

Proof indeed that the Reid brothers have an uncanny knack for writing perfect pop songs lovingly drenched in honeyed guitar tones. Sadly the pink vinyl 7-inch single has sold out but you can still have a listen below.

I seem also to have stumbled into the trap of playing TV theme tunes, but sometimes you just have to scratch that itch.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 15 August 2020

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

  • FRENCH CONCESSION – Far Away
  • E.M.M.A. – Ryan Gosling in Space
  • KATIE VON SCHLEICHER – Messenger
  • DANA GAVANSKI – Everything That Bleeds
  • MAD FRANK – A Hold of Me
  • T. G. SHAND – The Town Cards
  • HATCHIE & THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – Sometimes Always *
  • RAYMOND RICHARDS – LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA
  • NICK DRAKE – Riverman
  • EL MICHELS AFFAIR – Rubix
  • THE DANIEL CAINE ORCHESTRA – The Days And Nights of Molly Dodd
  • ISAAC AESILI – Steps
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – pacific jazzhop
  • NECRUM SELECT – How You Swang
  • PAPLOCO – GO GO! BLUEPRINT RALLY VIP
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – HEARTLAND VIP
  • BAILTERSPACE – Heard It Once
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT – Bank of Peninsula
  • NICOLAS JAAR – Faith Made of Silk
  • BACAO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND – My Jamaican Dub
  • ÇAYKH – Soùmatra
  • DUMA – Pembe 666
  • EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY – YANG 양
  • TUPPERWAVE – Feel
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Hillbilly Moonshine
  • YEONGRAK – email
  • PANORAMA CHANNEL & PLETNEV – Eiffel Tower Syndrome

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The One with Kajagoogoo

One Gen X’er’s piece of throwaway 80’s pop crap is another Gen Z’er’s twenty-twenties vaporwave classic – or so it would seem.

We were forced to re-evaluate and, yes, appreciate Kajagoogoo’s “Hang On Now” after the song featured in Sofie’s recent Bleep mix.

Sofie herself appears in today’s show along with a brand new track from John Carpenter, which seems a good reason as any to post a video of The Thing remade with the cast of Pingu.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 July 2020

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

  • KAJAGOOGOO  –  Hang On Now (Extended Mix)
  • MERA BHAI  –  Jama El F’na Bootleg
  • TERRELL HINES & VINCE STAPLES  –  Get Up
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS  –  Fruity Loop
  • SCOOTER JAY  –  You Left Your Shoes At My Door
  • APRIL MARCH  –  Nous Allons Être Amis
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Girls In The Hood
  • SOFIE  –  Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • CULTS  –  Spit You Out
  • NÍDIA  –  Jam
  • DUMA  –  Lionsblood
  • PORRIDGE RADIO  –  Good For You (with Lala Lala)
  • BROCKHAMPTON  –  N.S.T
  • vcr-classique  –  private island
  • LYNN CASTLE  –  Rose Colored Corner
  • MOODYMANN  –  Slow Down
  • MEINGO, THE KOREATOWN ODDITY  –  mASShup
  • REAL SOUNDS, THE  –  Tornados Vs Dynamos (3-3)
  • JOHN CARPENTER  –  Skeleton
  • ZULI  –  Trigger Finger (Lee Gamble Remix)
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Yates And Madison
  • !!!  –  Do The Dial Tone
  • JAYDA G  –  Both Of Us (Original Mix)
  • STANDING ON THE CORNER  –  G-E-T-O-U-T!! The Ghetto (Pt.I)
  • LADY LYKEZ  –  Jackie Chan (featuring LOGAN_OLM, DIZZLE_KID, JAMMZ SCRATCHA_DVA)
  • 10TIGERS  –  RAGE
  • RANDY AND THE GOATS  –  New York Survivor
  • LOUS AND THE YAKUZA  –  Solo
  • DJ SIMLOCKED  –  Oops Edit
  • POZI  –  The Nightmare
  • JÓNSI  –  Swill