The Show: Чемпионат мира по футболу 2018 года Россия

All the audio clips in the mix lifted from “Frankie Goes To Russia”.

Direct download: The Joint – 16 June 2018

Footnotes for today’s show:

* Found ourselves humming the riff of the new 1975 song over & over, wondering why it sounded so very familiar. Once we stopped humming we realised that they may have been “inspired” by Joy Division’s “Disorder” and then compressed that riff through the Pro Tools Bumblebee In A Lift Shaft Audio Filter©.

** Finally have a reason to sneak in a tune from the (very much) underground “Love Is A Drag” album from the early 1960’s. A jazz standard sung by a man for a man seems the perfect counterpoint to the startling “there is no homosexuality in Russia, just men who are addicted to sex” comment that precedes it.

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • JOHN BARRY SEVEN & ORCHESTRA  –  From Russia With Love
  • [ФИФА]
  • PARQUET COURTS  –  Total Football
  • BOMBINO  –  Deran Deran Alkheir
  • [Украина]
  • MTO  –  3rdCultureKid
  • JULIA HOLTER  –  So Humble The Afternoon
  • [U2]
  • 1975, THE  –  Give Yourself A Try *
  • JOY DIVISION  –  Disorder *
  • [Вест Хэм]
  • SNAPPED ANKLES  –  Energy Flash (Dancing In A State Of Possession Violation)
  • PONGO  –  Kuzola
  • [Путин]
  • PUSSY RIOT  –  Putin Lights Up the Fires
  • LA DÜSSELDORF  –  Rheinita
  • [Гомосексуализм]
  • GENE HOWARD  –  Mad About The Boy **
  • PIETER NOOTEN  –  2.26 am
  • MX BLOUSE  –  Is’phukphuku (featuring Thor Rixon, Jakinda & Albany Lore)
  • [Стиляги]
  • MARINE GIRLS  –  Flying Over Russia
  • ORIELLES, THE  –  Sugar Tastes Like Salt (Live @ The Biggest Weekend)
  • [Ростов]
  • FALZ  –  This Is Nigeria
  • PUSHA T  –  The Story Of Adidon
  • POST PINK  –  You Real
  • [Ад]
  • DEATH GRIPS  –  Ha Ha Ha
  • CHARLI XCX  –  5 In The Morning
  • [наркотики]
  • SEX JUDAS  –  All Good Junkies
  • FAUX DÉPART  –  Pyromanes Amateurs
  • [Миллиардеры]
  • MUNYA  –  Hatley
  • YUZO IWATA  –  Gigolo
  • [Резюме]
  • OTHA  –  One Of The Girls
  • MATTIEL  –  Bye Bye

The show: Above Tatra bolts of lightning, thunderstorm pounds wildly.

As the 2010 World Cup kicks off next Saturday this could be the last, lucid, cohesive show for a month.

The All Whites play their first match of the tournament against Slovakia. Working on the purely logical basis that a national anthem can act as the twelfth man it seems that Slovakia could run out 2-1 winners. How’s this for staunch lyrics ???

Above Tatra bolts of lightning, thunderstorm pounds wildly.
Let’s stop them brothers, they will be lost, Slovaks will rise alive.
Our Slovakia was in deep sleep until now.
But thunder’s lightning is shaking it to it’s revival.
Slovak national anthem

Though it’s not as hardcore as the Serbian national anthem which mentions Ak-47s, armoured personnel carriers, ultras, and knitting.

Maybe it’s time to drop the nationalism and go for something a bit more lateral? We nominate “Kicker Conspiracy” by The Fall to be played at all international matches.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

Download 12pm – 1pm here (m4a / aac file)

1pm – 2pm

Download 1pm – 2pm here (m4a / aac file)

Alternatively, this is the raw, unpasteurized version of the show in mp3 format. No chapters, pictures or links. Slightly less quality. Otherwise the audio content is the same as the two files above. The choice is yours…..

Download 12pm – 2pm here (mp3 file)