The Show: The mystery of Scottish sport is why we hate the English so…

Euro 2020 2021 is currently underway and preparation for today’s show coincided with the build up to the England versus Scotland match.

So much to play for! A win for Scotland would surely guarantee secession or independence. And a win for England would surely vindicate Brexiteers everywhere. Or maybe we were being unrealistic. And then we woke up Saturday morning and saw the match end in a 0-0 draw.

However, we will never pass up an excuse to rummage around in the archives and play Primal Scream, Irvine Welsh & On-U Sound’s The Big Man And The Scream Team Meet The Barmy Army Uptown.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 June 2021

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

  • DOUJIN DUKE – A i s l e_3 0
  • PRIMAL SCREAM, IRVINE WELSH AND ON-U-SOUND – The Big Man And The Scream Team Meet The Barmy Army Uptown (Full Strength Fortified Dub) *
  • JÄH DIVISION – Isolation Dub
  • DON EVANS & THE PARAGONS – Danger In Your Eyes
  • MALI-I – I-Give (Soft Metal Remix)
  • ANIKA – Change
  • JORJA CHAMBERS – I’ll Be Waiting
  • MARIA KELLY – Dimme
  • FARAH – Fountain Of Youth
  • NECRUM SELECT – Pocket Fulla Stonez
  • HUS KINGPIN – The Atticus Play
  • 2XM – Altitude
  • CINTHIE – City Lights
  • COLD CAVE – Psalm 23
  • SON LUX – Sever [feat. Holland Andrews]
  • HILLS – Och Solen Sänkte Sig Röd
  • OV PAIN – Daytripping
  • ACID ROOSTER – Stereofuzz
  • DLINA VOLNY – Redrum
  • LANA DEL REY – Text Book
  • LOVESHADOW – Candlelight (To Albion)
  • KENNY DALGLISH, SANDY JARDINE AND THE NEW FIRM – Each Saturday (from The John Peel Show 5 September 1979)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: It seems nowadays cab rides are rather pricely…

On the show today, highlights include a sneaky threesome from the new ITALIANS DO IT BETTER compilation “After Dark 3”, new releases from Ōtautahi Christchurch denizens HORN, VIOLET FRENCH, T.G. SHAND, LOCAL FLORIST., ZANE 2000, DOUJIN DUKE, and WURLD SERIES.

Plus our favourite Brisbane beatsmith ANARCHOSOPHIST recently got in touch to remind us about a few of his new cuts. If you like woozy, lofi, soundtrack hip-hop and you like cats then you’re sure going to dig “The Cat King in the Year of the Plague”…

By the way, today’s show title originated with an earworm of the Bob James classic “Angela” lead to a YouTube treasure hunt starting with Bob James discussing being sampled by the hip-hop community:

And thus led to the (re)discovery of Souls of Mischief “Cab Fare”:

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 13 February 2021

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

  • T. G. SHAND – The Ease
  • DRY CLEANING – Strong Feelings
  • TINGLE IN THE NETHERLANDS – Everything’s Gone To Shit
  • IRO AKA – Zukunft
  • DOUJIN DUKE – C l e a r a n c e_S e c t i o n
  • MADLIB – Hopprock
  • JAHARI MASSAMBA UNIT – Inestimable Le Clos
  • JEAN-PIERRE DECERF & GERARD ZAJD – Reaching Infinite
  • BOB JAMES – You’re As Right As Rain
  • FARAH – Boyz R Bad
  • DOUBLE MIXTE – Chambre 48 (feat. Desire)
  • CAUSEWAY – We Were Never Lost
  • C*NT – Spirits to enforce
  • ØALL HÅTES – Ì $úbśtitúte mÿ ✝︎ruth
  • SKRSINTL – BigBoutYa!
  • GRACE JONES – Pull Up to the Bumper (Cut and Dragged by The Palace Of We)
  • ANARCHOSOPHIST – The Cat King in the Year of the Plague, pt. 1
  • ANARCHOSOPHIST – The Cat King in the Year of the Plague, Pt. 2
  • MARTINA BERTONI – In Circles of Thoughts _ Blue ed.
  • VIOLET FRENCH – Pop Pop Pop
  • ZANE 2000 – Theme 10
  • HORN – Sunday
  • WURLD SERIES – Supplication
  • EX-PARTNER – The Weatherboards Are The Skin
  • WLF – Koolaid
  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Ocean Burial
  • TAMAR APHEK – Drive
  • KIMBO NICE – Wimbledon
  • THE FATIMA MANSIONS – Only Losers Take the Bus

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m a prisoner. I’m a copier. I’m a repeater. I’m a follower.

Always fun to find a tenuous reason to stick a Martin Creed video in the blog.

Well, not that tenuous really. A Martin Creed triple play features in the middle of the show today and is bookended by our signature selection of atmospheric beats, off-kilter house, washing machine techno and fragile ballads.

Damn. Forgot to somehow insert The Woodsman (from Twin Peaks) into the show. Oh well. That can keep for next week.

Direct download: The Joint – 08 July 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Lost Temple – Water Hymn
  • Flandiz – Waves Forever
  • Saine – Pastel
  • Saint Paul – Diamond In The Sky
  • Greita & Malohne – Gazon Maudit
  • Delia Gonzalez – Vesuvius
  • Earthboogie – Mr Mystery
  • Laurel Halo – Jelly
  • Farah – The Only Ones
  • 2XM – Seasons (Feat. Neil Macleod)
  • Martin Creed – One, Two, Three
  • Martin Creed – Prisoner of Rhythm *
  • Martin Creed – If It’s Not One Thing It’s the Other
  • Disasteradio – Oh Yeah
  • Cornelius – In A Dream
  • Blair Parkes – don’t worry baby
  • asta rangu – thin air
  • Space Dimension Controller – EXOSTACK (Kornél Kovács remix)
  • Evigt Mörker – Krans Av Stjärnor
  • Delta Funktionen – The Classified Sector
  • Surly – 4Q 510-511
  • Four Tet – Two Thousand And Seventeen
  • Mark Templeton – Range Road
  • Indi – Tablelands
  • Heaven – Lock & Key
  • Rhye – Please

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Sticky tape

A little taste of PLANET OF THE TAPES, playing their last show 21 April 2012 at the Wunderbar, Lyttelton, NZ.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm [85MB]

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm [85MB]

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