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The Show: Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall? Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall? Are You…

Tried to avoid any Christmas frivolity this year but the pull towards festive nonsense was too great.

Plus, the repeated-lyric-reworking of Slade’s “Merry Xmas Everybody” put us in mind of an equivalent deconstruction someone performed on The Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me” a few years ago.

Direct download: The Joint – 15 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • “SLADE”  –  Merry Xmas Everybody (But All The Lyrics Are ‘Are You Hanging Up Your Stocking On Your Wall’) *
  • DJ NARCISO & NUNO BEATS  –  Hino Rs
  • MEEK MILL  –  What’s Free (featuring Rick Ross & Jay Z)
  • ANGELIC MILK  –  When The Limousines Pass By
  • PRESSURE  –  Militant
  • DJ EARL  –  LIKE THT
  • THE MIGHTY SPARROW  –  Slave
  • BORED IN COLOMBIA – Dreaming Of Turkey And Ham (featuring Red Headed Roy The Butchers Boy)
  • SLOWTHAI  –  Doorman
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Sunrise Sam
  • J DILLA  –  The Throwaway (Yancey Boys featuring Frank Nitt)
  • THE GIST  –  Love At First Sight
  • ROSE DROLL  –  Boy Bruise
  • DANIEL AVERY  –  Diminuendo
  • AESOP ROCK & TOBACCO ARE MALIBU KEN  –  Acid King
  • THE HIGHER  –  The Core
  • BELLE & SEBASTIAN – The 12 Days Of Christmas
  • LIFE IN SODOM  –  The Stains (Alessandro Adriani Remix)
  • RIVAL CONSOLES  –  Persona
  • CONFIDENCE MAN  –  Santa’s Comin’ Down The Chimney
  • PLEASURE PLANET  –  Evaporate
  • CROOKED MAN  –  Long Time Dead
  • PRESSURE  –  Vex Riddim
  • V/VM – Christmas Stuffing Fanfare
  • MIRRORED LIPS  –  Falling In Love Again (Can’t Help It)
  • BONE HEAD  –  Soft Power
  • IC3PEAK  –  Смерти Больше Нет
  • HIPSWAY  –  Main Theme From The Film “Ask The Lord”
  • SILVERBACKS  –  Just In The Band
  • THE ALCHEMIST  –  E Coli (featuring Earl Sweatshirt)
  • UNLOVED  –  Love
  • PETE SHELLEY  –  Homosapien (Elongated Dancepartydubmix)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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The Show: Georgia? What about Michigan, Boston, Florida, Jamaica or Jordan? Or Scunthorpe.

Welcome to our “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” YouTube wormhole, wherein the Charlie Daniel’s Band classic is re-interpreted in a variety of ways. Several are zany, one is borderline racist, one is evangelical but all of them all awful. You’re welcome.

The only reason we’re giving the K.M.C. Kru a pass is because we are suckers for that late 80’s early 90’s hip hop vibe.

Direct download: The Joint – 17 November 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • K.M.C. KRU  –  The Devil Came Up To Michigan
  • AU/RA  –  Emoji
  • VERONICA VASICKA  –  From Here (Regis Mix)
  • BODY TYPE  –  Palms
  • MICK JENKINS  –  Padded Locks (featuring Ghostface Killah)
  • GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN, THE  –  Gun To The Head
  • LEIKELI47  –  No Reload

[Kurupt FM #1]

  • CHERRY GLAZERR  –  Daddi
  • BITUMEN  –  Twice Shy
  • FALTYDL  –  A Taste Of Acid (Hypercolour)
  • SENYAWA  –  Tanggalkan Di Dunia (Undo The World)
  • CHROMATICS  –  House Of Dolls
  • ARIANA GRANDE  –  Thank U, Next
  • ICE CUBE  –  Arrest The President

[Kurupt FM #2]

  • TALLAWIT TIMBOUCTOU  –  Ami Cisse
  • CASTRATION SQUAD, THE  –  The X Girlfriend
  • EARL SWEATSHIRT  –  Nowhere2go
  • DISQ  –  Communication
  • SUFJAN STEVENS  –  Lonely Man Of Winter (Doveman Mix) (featuring Melissa Mary Ahern)
  • JOJI  –  Attention
  • BANDHUNTA IZZY  –  Poppin Shit
  • HEATHER LEIGH  –  Prelude To Goddess
  • VINCE STAPLES  –  Fun!
  • NEW OPTIMISM  –  Jet Setters

[Kurupt FM #3]

  • CHANDRA  –  Kate
  • VAST AIRE  –  Shadow Dancer
  • LIL PEEP  –  Cry Alone
  • TEE GRIZZLEY  –  Wake Up (featuring Chance The Rapper)
  • PIROSHKA  –  Everlastingly Yours
  • WAAJEED  –  Strength (Featuring Ideeyah) (Original Mix)
  • CARLY RAE JEPSEN  –  Party For One

The Show: Taite Gallery

Happy birthday Aotearoa. Happy birthday Bob Marley. And most importantly, happy birthday Neil Swiggs, Esq.

Going way back to 1979 in Auckland, New Zealand, legendary music journalist Dylan Taite interviewed legendary rastaman Bob Marley, an interview secured via the well worn journalist’s route of “having a kick-around.”

And here’s the playlist (not quite) in full… we’re missing a few minutes where we played the Melvin van Peebles song. Apologies. That’s what hot weather and power cuts does to broadcasting equipment.

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-02-06-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Fennoscandia

We make the faux pas so you don’t have to.

Fraserhead unreservedly apologises to Finnish band K-X-P and Finnish listeners for calling them Scandanavian in his “sneaky Scandanavian foursome” halfway through the show.

According to Wikipedia:

In English, Scandinavia usually refers to Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.

When a speaker wants to explicitly include Finland alongside Scandinavia-proper, the geographic terms Fenno-Scandinavia or Fennoscandia are sometimes used in English, although these terms are hardly if at all used within Scandinavia.

More precisely, and subject to no dispute, is that Finland is included in the broader term ‘Nordic countries’.

Put that in your pipe and smoke it.


Happy birthday Herb Whisperer. Hope you like the BROS picture disc.


And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-04-11-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: You’re a winner when you beat the game

Near the start of the show I played Red 7‘s “I Lost My Shoes On Acid” (we’ve all been there, haven’t we?). I recently nabbed the track from the fantastic Keytars & Violins blog and thought that the vocal sample was quite familiar. Turned out to be Hugh Masekela’s 1984 hit “Don’t Go Lose It Baby”. A blast from the past, as they say.

And we finished off the show with Pet Shop Boys’ second single “Vocal” off their latest album “Electric”. Have a peek at the video below. It’s made up of footage of what looks like late 80s early 90s raves. Bloody brilliant.

Here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [162MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm