The Show: The Tranquillusionist

We didn’t completely do it justice but on today’s show we wanted to highlight Helen Zaltzman’s rebranding of her Allusionist podcast as the Tranquillusionist.

Designed to soothe rather than provoke, the shows so far include a monologue of punchlines to well known jokes and another composed of the lyrics to “Imagine” but deconstructed in backwards alphabetical order.

Our favourite though is the reading of a list of the Westminster Kennel Club Best In Show winners from 1907 all the way through to this year. Much respect to Warren Remedy, the only dog to have won Westminster three years in a row.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 April 2020

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

  • SUZI QUATRO –  Warm Leatherette
  • TAVES –  Decant
  • GORILLAZ –  Aries (featuring Peter Hook & Georgia)
  • AYA –  Burying A War ( Billie x Leftfield )
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Wassily
  • CHARLI XCX –  Forever
  • MERE NOTILDE –  Sample Heaven
  • OUIJA MACC –  Fall Thru Da Floor
  • RUMBLEFISH –  Tug Boat Line
  • PALE BLUE –  I Walk Alone With Acid
  • EGOTRIP –  Dreamworld (World Of Dreams Mix)
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Night Scars
  • DJ これからの緊急災害 –  MotherFvcker
  • SEAN PAUL –  Get Busy
  • QUELLE CHRIS & CHRIS KEYS –  Sacred Safe (featuring Homeboy Sandman, Cavalier & Merrill Garbus)
  • ROXY MUSIC –  Mother Of Pearl
  • ORAX –  Above
  • THE STROKES –  The Adults Are Talking
  • FERA –  Stupida
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS & KOOL AID –  Rave Smack Talk
  • MARC RILEY & THE CREEPERS –  Shadow Figure
  • LINGUA IGNOTA –  O Ruthless Great Divine Director
  • BYRELL THE GREAT –  Happy CVNT (featuring Buddah & Divoli)
  • abstract projections –  habits
  • NO AGE –  Feeler
  • SPARKS –  Amateur Hour
  • POZI –  Whitewashing

The Show: How Stock, Aitken & Waterman Wrote “Buffalo Stance”

In all the years we’ve been listening to “Buffalo Stance” we never knew it’s genesis was in a 1987 SAW production for Morgan McVey called “Looking Good Diving”.  Things come more into focus with the “Diving With The Wild Bunch” remix on the 12″, featuring Neneh Cherry herself. It’s no great secret, it’s been blogged about numerous times. Possibly, probably, we don’t pay enough attention. However, the story is now impossible to escape in light of the slew of re-releases of “Raw Like Sushi” on it’s 30th anniversary.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 15 February 2020

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

  • MORGAN MCVEY  –  Looking Good Diving
  • BAXTER DURY  –  I’m Not Your Dog
  • nano神社 (✪㉨✪)  –  Meet Me In Vent It’s Time To Scrim
  • HILARY WOODS  –  Tongues Of Wild Boar
  • NILES COOPER  –  Starlight
  • BRYAN THE MENSAH  –  Medicine
  • KOFFEE  –  Raggamuffin
  • ROSALÍA  –  Juro Que
  • AESOP ROCK  –  Rogue Wave
  • VEGYN  –  Cowboy ALLSTAR
  • SUKDATCH  –  Hey Jolie
  • STORE FRONT  –  Rip the Price Off
  • HMLTD  –  The West Is Dead
  • SEVDALIZA  –  Oh My God
  • THA GOD FAHIM  –  Cash Rulez
  • ANORAK PATCH  –  Beans
  • DMA’S  –  Life is a Game of Changing
  • DESERTA  –  Hide
  • 645AR  –  Yoga (featuring Olarunt)
  • GEORGIA  –  Ray Guns
  • I BREAK HORSES  –  Death Engine
  • CAROL RICH  –  Computered Love
  • LOOSE TOOTH  –  Lonely
  • DISQ  –  Loneliness
  • AGONY  –  Solar Funk
  • THE SYLVERS  –  Stay Away from Me
  • CINDY LEE  –  Speaking From Above
  • SKEE MASK  –  Flyby Vfr
  • JOCKSTRAP  –  Acid
  • HINDS  –  Good Bad Times
  • MORGAN MCVEY  –  Looking Good Diving With The Wild Bunch (featuring Neneh Cherry)


The Show: Heaven to hell in a heartbeat

Thanks to MUDD from Soundcheck for inadvertently giving us the title of today’s show when, during an unexpected visit to the RDUnit, he described his reaction to the tunes we like to play on the radio.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-04-04-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm