The Show: Some may say that you are only interested in one thing…

A welcome return today from Nick Harte aka Shocking Pinks. His mysterious new MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE project “Adversary” is cinematic, darkly ambient and hypnotically crimecore. It’s the soundtrack for the film that Nicolas Winding Refn was too scared to make. Get it now on Bandcamp and/or get the cassette version via Opal Tapes.

Not to be outdone, after a long hiatus ANIKA aka Annika Henderson is back too. The new album Change is out 23 July 2021. For a wee taste have a listen to Finger Pies…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 5 June 2021

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

  • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – Brute Monde
  • ANIKA – Finger Pies
  • COLD CAVE – Night Light
  • THE JUAN MACLEAN – City Life Disco
  • GASPARD AUGÉ – Vox
  • MARIE DAVIDSON – Renegade Breakdown (Jessy Lanza Remix)
  • DJ BONELESS X JESS ASPINWALL – Urban Yard
  • AZURE – Southern Tropics
  • REAL LIES – Oh Me, Oh My (Nicotine Patch) feat. Dominique Russell
  • NECRUM SELECT – Catchin’ Vapors [Interlude]
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – rejoice (feat. Eldon Somers)
  • IL EST VILAINE – Les Mystères de Lorient feat. Narumi Herisson
  • WLF – Bender
  • HOORSEES – Waterfall (Hurts)
  • PICKLE DARLING – Everything Is Flammable
  • MINI – Talk
  • ODDIO FACTORY – The Prophet
  • BLAIR PARKES – shimmer with Teen Haters
  • MANIFEST KITSUNE – Stardust
  • LANA DEL REY – Blue Banisters
  • PENELOPE TRAPPES – Awkward Matriarch
  • LES BAXTERS – Gamelan Gang
  • LONE – Coming Into Being and Passing Away
  • L.$.D FUNDRAISER – The Last Rite & Ritual Of A Sinking Ship

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: We’re living through strange days…

For today’s show we egregiously plundered bits and pieces from the new Adam Curtis documentary series “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head”. Thoroughly recommended for a bit of self-induced discombobulation.

Excited by upcoming new album “Cosmonaut” by PICKLE DARLING, which is out 21 May 2021. To keep you going in the meantime treat yourself to Bigness (Instrumentals)

Plus – and we are several seasons late to it – not forgetting the TIGA podcast First/Last Party On Earth. Rave classics today inspired by Tiga’s recently conversation with the one and only TREVOR JACKSON.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 27 February 2021

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

  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet A
  • PICKLE DARLING – Rosary
  • PICKLE DARLING – A Deep Breath
  • JUNO IS – I Want To Be Gentle
  • WLF – Bobby Peru
  • 岩本清顕 KIYOAKI IWAMOTO – 生理 Period
  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Esplanade
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet B
  • MARTINA BERTONI – Music For Empty Flats
  • HERE THE CAPTAIN SPEAKING, THE CAPTAIN IS DEAD – Bring me back the Sun
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet C
  • JOE SAMPSON – Wake Me Up When The Internet’s Back On
  • BILL CALLAHAN & BONNIE PRINCE BILLY – The Wild Kindness (feat. Cassie Berman)
  • MAD FRANK – Critical
  • COWBOY MACHINE – Sand Dunes
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet D
  • DOUJIN DUKE – A t_T h e_B a r
  • JOON & BARK BARK DISCO – Til The End
  • LINKWOOD & OTHER LANDS – Shapes
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet E
  • EXTRA CREDIT – It’s Over
  • PLAYGROUP – Make It Happen (Extended Mix)
  • ADAM CURTIS – E01-E
  • KEANU RAVES & HARVO – Ice Digital
  • THE KLF – What Time Is Love?
  • JOSH WINK – Higher State Of Consciousness (Version 3 – Tweekin Acid Funk)
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet F
  • HOLY MOTORS – Midnight Cowboy
  • HOORSEES – Fuckhead
  • PRIMO – Fibra

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: 1971 was a good year

1971. Fifty whole years ago.

A good year for The Arsenal (winning the coveted Football League First Division and FA Cup double).

A good year for music (with albums from the likes of Can, Carly Simon, Harry Nilsson, Serge Gainsbourg, Captain Beeheart, The Carpenters and many others).

And the year Fraserhead was born.

Saying that, sadly no music from 1971 in the mix today (Harry Nilsson a few weeks back was it), but there’s a token effort with some found footage of The Arsenal’s double winning season (apologies to Spurs and Liverpool fans), and then there’s the usual cryptic blend of beats and noises.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 16 January 2021

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

  • THE ARSENAL 1971 FIRST TEAM SQUAD – Good Old Arsenal
  • OLSVANGÈR – Cinema Fascista
  • PROFESSOR JOHAN BRING – Verklighetens dans
  • KEANU RAVES & HARVO – Never Get Tired
  • KARLITA – La Chamade
  • ASHYL – 911 Call
  • BRUNO WILLMOTT-DALTON – Shift-Glitch
  • SABINE WOJNAR – Bruised Banana
  • MOGWAI – Ritchie Sacramento
  • EMMA RUTH RUNDLE & THOU – Hollywood
  • R. MISSING – Darkness, I’ll Always Be Your Girl
  • WATERFALLS – Impressionistic
  • JUNO IS – Ur Looking So Ideal
  • THE ARSENAL – Spurs 0 Arsenal 1: The title decider at the Lane 1971
  • INTERNAZIONALE – Mussels, Rococo Chair, Ecstasy
  • RICHARD NORRIS – Music For Healing 11
  • ANDY BELL – Heat Haze On Weyland Road
  • JUPITER JAX – Solace
  • ROBERT BUSHIŃSKY – Big Mess in the White House
  • SLEAFORD MODS – Nudge It (feat. Amy Taylor)
  • S:BAHN – We Move
  • HOORSEES – Videogames
  • CASPER THOMSON – Doctrine
  • THE ARSENAL – FA Cup Final – Liverpool v Arsenal 1971
  • 2XM – Spaces Between
  • 2 BILLION BEATS – Beats Of No Nation
  • STUBB – We Are Launching (feat. Jane Weaver)
  • IRO AKA – Cycles
  • THE ARSENAL 1971 FIRST TEAM SQUAD – The Boys From Highbury

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.