One of those shows where a quick glance down the playlist reveals a United Nations of music genres including (but not limited to) Indonesian Shoegaze, Swedish Electronic Noise, Mongolian Throat Metal, Italian Retro Disco, South African Kwaito House, Canadian Electro, Jamaican Hip Hop, Colombian / Spanish Reggaeton, K-(Indie)Pop and, of course, Ethiopian Drone Hymns.
As an added bonus here’s a song that didn’t make the final cut but always gets a thrashing in The Joint HQ at this time of year – “Should The Bible Be Banned” by McCarthy. Happy Easter everyone!
** 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
Here’s how a current affairs show should be run. Max Keiser interviews Frankie Boyle about Scottish independence, the BBC, censoprship, and Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. If only more people spoke their minds and said what they mean.
Find of the week was “Black beautiful women” on the Soul Sides blog. We’re confused as to why the track was credited to the Spirit House Movers when further investigation revealed the group to be The Jihad. More details can be found at Nothing 2.0, along with three complete albums to download from Jihad productions 1960’s catalogue. Warning: Contents may include traces of free jazz.
We promised to play samples of BritishScottishBritish Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle during the last hour of the show, in light of the BBC Trust’s recent ruling on his remarks about Rebecca Adlington on Mock The Week. However these slivers of comedy gold need to carefully nurtured and not thrown into the mix in a slapdash fashion. So maybe next week, in the meantime….
Alternatively, this is the raw, unpasteurized version of the show in mp3 format. No chapters, pictures, links or edits. Otherwise the audio content is the same as the three m4a files above. The choice is yours…..
ABOUT THE JOINT
Hosts THE HERB WHISPERER and FRASERHEAD go all over the shop with an eclectic, left-field, and off-kilter selection of cosmic disco, electro, indie, hip-hop, house, dub, and anything with a motorik vibe, plus the occasional guilty pleasure. If the radio sounds broken chances are it’s the THE JOINT.