The Show: One Hour Forty Minute Music Dance Experience

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 April 2022

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

  • JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ – El Invento (Sofia Kourtesis Remix)
  • !!! (CHK CHK CHK) – Here’s What I Need To Know
  • OLIVER SIM – Romance With A Memory
  • JUST MUSTARD – Still
  • ERIS DREW – Quivering In Time
  • PAPERNIKS – Segment F
  • ALEXIS744 – Robotic Hope (featuring Fvert)
  • ANDREW WEATHERALL – VOL V YW Eleven YW (DISDAT)
  • PISCES – Abbie Ozard
  • CADENCE WEAPON – On Me (Loraine James Remix) (featuring Manga Saint Hilaire)
  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB – Widow
  • THANK – Good Boy
  • MEAT WAVE – Honest Living
  • ROSALÍA – CHICKEN TERIYAKI
  • KLINT – Terrortorial Integrity
  • DON ZILLA – Tension
  • LA NEVE – History Solved
  • HEALTH X EKKSTACY – STILL BREATHING
  • THE LEGEND LADY J – Chronic Dope
  • HATE MOSS – Fog
  • FLY ANAKIN – Sean Price
  • JOHNNY PAYCHECK – Motel Time Again
  • WE ARE JOINERS – Wrong (Hark Cover)
  • THE 23RD TURNOFF – Michael Angelo
  • CRUEL SANTINO – DEADMAN BONE (featuring @Original Koffee)
  • PRINCESS NOKIA – No Effort
  • DAZIE & MILITARIE GUN – Pressure Cooker
  • BRNS – Get Something
  • FLASHER – Sideways
  • FONTAINES D.C. – Skinty Fia

The Show: Over 40 Years Of Sleng Teng

And it only seems like yesterday we were busting out our Casiotone’s and aping Wayne Smith’s 1985 classic. The hard work had pretty much been done 3 or 4 years earlier when one of Okuda Hiroko’s preset rhythm patterns ( called “Rock”, would you believe?) was included on the MT-40 keyboard.

For an oral history of Sleng Teng have a listen to The Blessed Madonna on BBC Radio 6 and we salute the rhythm by including Shinehead’s “Know How Fe Chat” on today’s show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 March 2022

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

    • CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL – Banza Banza
    • ERIS DREW – Sensation
    • GRUFF RHYS – People Are Pissed
    • CHARLI XCX – Baby
    • NILÜFER YANYA – The Dealer
    • SUPERORGANISM – Teenager (featuring Chai & Pi Ja Ma)
    • DBN GOGO, FELO LE TEE, PABI COOPER, YOUNG STUNNA – Bambelela
    • MOTORCYCLE RIDE – Union City Blue
    • FANTASTIC TWINS – 2222022 (A Global Twins Day Message)
    • KITTIN & THE HACKER – Ostbahnhof
    • DAVE – Starlight
    • JENNY HVAL – Freedom
    • DJ LAG, GENERAL C’MAMANE, OMAGOQA – Chaos
    • SOUL GLO – Driponomics (featuring Mother Maryrose)
    • WHOREHOUSE – Whorehouse
    • ZEE STACK – Living Wild Freestyle
    • ERA C – better days
    • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – It Hit Me
    • THE WEST COAST POP ART EXPERIMENTAL BAND – A Child’s Guide To Good And Evil
    • GODFATHER DON – On And On
    • TWEN – Bore U
    • AUTOMATIC – New Beginning
    • DEADLETTER – Hero
    • LUCKY DAYE – Over
    • SHIT & SHINE – North Atlantic
    • ERA C – beautiful (Instrumental)
    • DAVIE NAPALM – Second Nature
    • MO DOTTI – Loser Smile
    • BENNY THE BUTCHER & J. COLE – Johnny P’s Caddy
    • APHEX TWIN – Avril 14th
    • CONWAY THE MACHINE – Stressed (featuring Wallo267)
    • JUNGLEPUSSY – Critiqua
    • SHINEHEAD – Know How Fe Chat
    • TELEFÍS – The Symphonies Of Danny La Rue

The Show: Remember I was your hippo, I’d wear your heart like a Zippo

First up, let us acknowledge that the misheard lyric meme is tired, dated and had burnt itself out way before memes even existed.

Having said that, we did have cause to stop and stare in wonder at our speakers the other week when we listened to the opening verse of The Weeknd’s “Less Than Zero”. The accompanying  lyric video confirmed that we had misunderstood the words and that the couplet in question wasn’t actually hippo & Zippo but hero & symbol.

Far be it from us to advise Mr. Tesfaye on song writing, but we just can’t help but feel that our take is slightly better.  After all, it does actually rhyme. Plus, no matter what anybody tells us, we still hear a song about semiaquatic mammals and lighters.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 22 January 2022

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

  • MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA – Planetary Citizen
  • THE WEEKND – Gasoline
  • TAPE HISS – La Tirimbina
  • ERIS DREW – Time To Move Close
  • HOLODRUM – Free Advice
  • PRINCE JAZZBO – Replay Version
  • LONE – ROYGBIV
  • ROBERT GLASPER – Black Superhero
  • ARAB STRAP – Aphelion
  • TONY GALLARDO – Bruja
  • GUERILLA TOSS – Cannibal Capital
  • BLACK SHEEP – Flavor Of The Month
  • ANITA LANE – Do That Thing
  • RÖYKSOPP – The Ladder
  • CATE LE BON – Remembering Me
  • EARMAKE – Space Disco
  • CASSETTEBOY – Rage Against The Party Machine
  • EARL SWEATSHIRT – Titanic
  • ROLO TOMASSI – Closer
  • DOMINIQUE LAWALREE – Le Maison Des 5 Elements (First Meeting)
  • HAZEY – Packs and Potions
  • LEATHER RATS – Fuck Shit Up (live)
  • NIK COLK VOID – Interruption Is Good (edit)
  • THE KVB – Unbound
  • THE WEEKND – Less Than Zero *
  • SECTORSEPT – Be There
  • ACID COCO – Cara Dura
  • SHENSEEA – Dolly
  • KING CHAMPION SOUNDS – Telemetry
  • ROGER ROBINSON & RICHARD SKELTON – Where (“The Life We Knew” Version)
  • KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Black Hot Soup (DJ Shadow “My Own Reality” Re-Write)

* The misheard inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Cleanin’ out our closet

In the absence of any spare time during the holiday season to listen to our usual quota of new tunes, we’ve had to re-examine the songs that didn’t make the playlist cut first time around.

Good job too. How could we have originally overlooked Eris Drew’s attempt to cram 30+ years of classic dance music loops, beats, breaks and samples into one album? Or the post-punk crunch of M(h)aol? Or Lucy Duncombe’s soaring, sweeping voice? Or… or… or…

Direct download: The Joint – 8 January 2022

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

  • DONNAY SOLDIER – Goodbye Amerleaf Yellow
  • EX-EASTER ISLAND HEAD – Six Sticks
  • SOPHIE AND PETER JOHNSTON – Television Satellite
  • PIRI & TOMMY VILLIERS – Soft Spot
  • KUSH JONES – Fuck Off
  • ERIS DREW – The Message / Ride Free
  • TOM T. HALL – Strawberry Farms
  • LYRA PRAMUK & HUDSON MOHAWKE – Tendril (Midnight Peach Rework)
  • SIMPLE MINDS – New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (Full Duration)
  • HORRID1 X SAV’O – Daily Duppy @ Grm Daily
  • ROGER ROBINSON & RICHARD SKELTON – Edgcote Moor (“Say Goodbye” Version)
  • LUCY DUNCOMBE – Brace
  • JUST MUSTARD – I Am You
  • K.G.B. – Detroit 909
  • SOMBRA Y LUZ – Sueño Almohade (Richard Fribert Rework)
  • DOSS – Look
  • ERIS DREW – Pick ‘Em Up
  • SEA POWER – Lakeland Echo
  • KATIE DEY – In the Sky
  • LATTO – Super Gremlin Freestyle
  • WILLIAM DOYLE – Semi-Bionic
  • M(H)AOL – Gender Studies
  • P E – The Reason for My Love
  • CREMATION LILY – A Certain Fragrance
  • iMAGiNARY FRiENDS (CHUUWEE and iMAGiNARY OTHER) – Milk (Instrumental)
  • ERIS DREW – Baby
  • ROLO TOMASSI – Drip
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