The Show: I’ve made a rod for my own back.

Stewart Lee decrying his own CD filing system.

Can we make a case for The Boo Radleys being filed in the Britpop shoebox, alongside such luminaries as Bennet, Jocasta and Thurman? Let’s not just limit them to Liverpool and Post-Punk / C86 / early Creation / Shoegaze. Here’s the proof – a 67% Britpop rating (courtesy of Top Trumps):

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And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 October 2021

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

  • PIRY REIS – Idade Média
  • DEUCE ELLIS – Spit Acid (featuring Che Noir)
  • CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS – Comme L’Oiseau
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE · ARMAND HAMMER · MICHAEL EAGLE · BILLY WOODS · ELUCID · QUELLE CHRIS – Burner Account
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Ooh La La (Remix) (featuring Lil Wayne, Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Undumpable
  • PYROPHORIA – Just A Tad
  • BLAWAN – Fourth Dimensional
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Quotations
  • ZOMBIES – Extraños Juegos
  • RP BOO – Be Of It!
  • SOLEMN BRIGHAM – Left Feet
  • HOLLYWOOD HORSES – Houseworld
  • FLO – Baby
  • WET LEG – Wet Dream
  • RICO NASTY – Rico Nasty Grow Up
  • PULPFUSION – Where is the Money Honey?
  • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
  • PARQUET COURTS – Black Widow Spider

[Stewart Lee’s Genre Taxonomy] *

  • HERBIE MANN – Hold On, I’m Comin’
  • AUDIOBOOKS – Black Lipstick
  • SOOFLE – Thrill
  • STILL DREAMS – Last True Love
  • THE GREEN CHILD – Tony Bandana
  • METRONOMY · BRIAN NASTY · FOLLY GROUP – Monday
  • SPACE AFRIKA – Indigo Grit (featuring Guest)
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Monday
  • BAD WITH PHONES – REFRIGERATOR
  • JANELLE MONÁE – Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout) (featuring Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Chlöe x Halle, Tierra Whack, Isis V., Zoë Kravitz, Brittany Howard, Asiahn, Mj Rodriguez, Jovian Zayne, Angela Rye, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Alicia Garza)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Can I have a taste of your ice cream?

R.I.P. Julz Sale of Delta 5.

R.I.P. Richard H Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 September 2021

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

    • DELTA 5 – Mind Your Own Business *
    • CABARET VOLTAIRE – Nag, Nag, Nag
    • MOLCHAT DOMA – Sudno (Boris Ryzhy)
    • ESTER POLY – Pressés
    • MARSHEAUX – Eyes Without A Face
    • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
    • KING KHAN – A History of Lies/Lives
    • MAD FRANK – Summoning
    • LANA DEL REY – Wildflower Wildfire
    • HATCHIE – This Enchanted
    • PIP BLOM – You Don’t Want This
    • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – Thank You
    • STEELY DAN – Peg
    • PELLEGRINO & ZODYACO – Ué Uagliò (Via da qua)
    • CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE – Laidback boogie (feat. Equalizing Wizard)
    • L’ECLAIR – Concorde
    • DAVID HOLMES – Hope Is The Last Thing To Die (feat. Raven Violet)
    • ASA MOTO – Cacao
    • SUNDAY – Neutron Star
    • CHINASKI – Energy 1
    • TUPPERWAVE – Palace In The Clouds
    • ANZ – You Could Be (feat. George Riley)
    • MOOR MOTHER – Mangrove (feat. Elucid & Antonia Gabriela)
    • LEECH – ATE SHIT (PAVEMENT)
    • DE LA SOUL – Eye Know
    • DAYDRIVER – I just adblocked the trending tab
    • MALI-I – Sunday Feel
    • CARBOY – Reflection
    • PRETTY STOOKED – My Line
    • AREN’T – The Black From The Dark (feat. McKisko)
    • THE FREE POP ELECTRONIC CONCEPT – Chewing Gum Delirium

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.