The Show: I’ve made a rod for my own back.

Stewart Lee decrying his own CD filing system.

Can we make a case for The Boo Radleys being filed in the Britpop shoebox, alongside such luminaries as Bennet, Jocasta and Thurman? Let’s not just limit them to Liverpool and Post-Punk / C86 / early Creation / Shoegaze. Here’s the proof – a 67% Britpop rating (courtesy of Top Trumps):

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And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 October 2021

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

  • PIRY REIS – Idade Média
  • DEUCE ELLIS – Spit Acid (featuring Che Noir)
  • CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS – Comme L’Oiseau
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE · ARMAND HAMMER · MICHAEL EAGLE · BILLY WOODS · ELUCID · QUELLE CHRIS – Burner Account
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Ooh La La (Remix) (featuring Lil Wayne, Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Undumpable
  • PYROPHORIA – Just A Tad
  • BLAWAN – Fourth Dimensional
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Quotations
  • ZOMBIES – Extraños Juegos
  • RP BOO – Be Of It!
  • SOLEMN BRIGHAM – Left Feet
  • HOLLYWOOD HORSES – Houseworld
  • FLO – Baby
  • WET LEG – Wet Dream
  • RICO NASTY – Rico Nasty Grow Up
  • PULPFUSION – Where is the Money Honey?
  • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
  • PARQUET COURTS – Black Widow Spider

[Stewart Lee’s Genre Taxonomy] *

  • HERBIE MANN – Hold On, I’m Comin’
  • AUDIOBOOKS – Black Lipstick
  • SOOFLE – Thrill
  • STILL DREAMS – Last True Love
  • THE GREEN CHILD – Tony Bandana
  • METRONOMY · BRIAN NASTY · FOLLY GROUP – Monday
  • SPACE AFRIKA – Indigo Grit (featuring Guest)
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Monday
  • BAD WITH PHONES – REFRIGERATOR
  • JANELLE MONÁE – Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout) (featuring Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Chlöe x Halle, Tierra Whack, Isis V., Zoë Kravitz, Brittany Howard, Asiahn, Mj Rodriguez, Jovian Zayne, Angela Rye, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Alicia Garza)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Can I have a taste of your ice cream?

R.I.P. Julz Sale of Delta 5.

R.I.P. Richard H Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 September 2021

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

    • DELTA 5 – Mind Your Own Business *
    • CABARET VOLTAIRE – Nag, Nag, Nag
    • MOLCHAT DOMA – Sudno (Boris Ryzhy)
    • ESTER POLY – Pressés
    • MARSHEAUX – Eyes Without A Face
    • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
    • KING KHAN – A History of Lies/Lives
    • MAD FRANK – Summoning
    • LANA DEL REY – Wildflower Wildfire
    • HATCHIE – This Enchanted
    • PIP BLOM – You Don’t Want This
    • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – Thank You
    • STEELY DAN – Peg
    • PELLEGRINO & ZODYACO – Ué Uagliò (Via da qua)
    • CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE – Laidback boogie (feat. Equalizing Wizard)
    • L’ECLAIR – Concorde
    • DAVID HOLMES – Hope Is The Last Thing To Die (feat. Raven Violet)
    • ASA MOTO – Cacao
    • SUNDAY – Neutron Star
    • CHINASKI – Energy 1
    • TUPPERWAVE – Palace In The Clouds
    • ANZ – You Could Be (feat. George Riley)
    • MOOR MOTHER – Mangrove (feat. Elucid & Antonia Gabriela)
    • LEECH – ATE SHIT (PAVEMENT)
    • DE LA SOUL – Eye Know
    • DAYDRIVER – I just adblocked the trending tab
    • MALI-I – Sunday Feel
    • CARBOY – Reflection
    • PRETTY STOOKED – My Line
    • AREN’T – The Black From The Dark (feat. McKisko)
    • THE FREE POP ELECTRONIC CONCEPT – Chewing Gum Delirium

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Step out of your head…

Out of the blue, a brand new cut from BLAIR PARKES! “step out” is the second single from the upcoming album “new building”.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 10 April 2021

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

  • X-RAY SPEX – Oh Bondage! Up Yours!
  • MARCIA GRIFFITHS – Feel Like Jumping
  • PHYLLIS DILLON – Don’t Stay Away
  • DAYTONER – Ooh Lalo
  • ESSENTIAL LOGIC – Aerosol Burns
  • THE SUGARCUBES – Deus
  • SHITÂN – Disco Shitân
  • T.L. BIGELOW – Long Road
  • PREFUSE 73 – P.Pulse
  • DOUJIN DUKE – T h e_D a n c e_F l o o r
  • SKITTLES – The Prodigy
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Remote Relocation feat. Peso Gordon & B. Cool-Aid (prod. Ahwlee)
  • BLAIR PARKES – step out *
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Overture
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Thinking Of Myself
  • CLOUD TANGLE – Intermission
  • PRETTY IN PINK – Marigolds
  • BILL CALLAHAN – Cowboy
  • COLD SHOWER – Echo
  • FUZZ CATS – Pestilence
  • NADIA STRUIWIGH – Oooso
  • KEANU RAVES – Clubman Stage Route 5
  • KATE STEIN – Side Winder
  • JUNUS ORCA – Not Everything Has To Be Something
  • GARY, INDIANA – Alien 3
  • DANIEL MONACO & SAUVAGE WORLD – Paninari on Acid (Niv Ast Remix)
  • SKELESYS – The Scorpion Sting
  • BIRDS – Keep The Ship Moving

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m a librarian… from Wigan.

There are too many cracking songs and, in the case of Lynks, too much energy to be contained within our usual 2 hour limit. So it’s an expanded 130 minute episode of The Joint this week.

Don’t forget to support the sponsors of the show – Future Promotions, Innocence Back2Back Mixtapes and, of course, the Ravers Dateline (0839812752 to meet boy ravers and 0839812753 to meet girl ravers).

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 06 February 2021

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

  • SOPHIE  –  BIPP (Autechre Mx) (RIP)
  • FRANK OCEAN  –  Godspeed (Pluko Flip)
  • ED DOWIE  –  Number Eight Wire
  • ARIANA GRANDE  –  34+35 (Remix featuring Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion)
  • serpentwithfeet  –  Fellowship
  • DIVINE · VINCE STAPLES · PUSHA T  –  Jungle Mantra
  • GROVE  –  Ur Boyfriend’s Wack
  • SHAMIR  –  Stain
  • LYNKS  –  Everyone’s Hot (And I’m Not) *
  • GOAT GIRL  –  Badibaba
  • OHTIS  –  Schatze (featuring Stef Chura)
  • CJ  –  Whoopty
  • THE SMOG  –  Set In Stone
  • JAMAL GASOL  –  This Rap Shit Is Wrestling
  • HEN OGLEDD  –  Space Golf
  • DJ OA$IS  –  GOAT LIFE!
  • YOUNG DOLPH  –  Large Amounts
  • BILLY NOMATES  –  Heels
  • BIGA YUT X DEBMASTER  –  Musamavu
  • GARY, INDIANA  –  Alien 3
  • DESIRE  –  Zeros
  • RACHIKA NAYAR  –  The Trembling Of Glass
  • HUS KINGPIN  –  Beth Gibbons
  • MINNIE RIPERTON  –  Les Fleurs
  • NLMGNM  –  Bathtub
  • HANNAH PEEL  –  Emergence In Nature
  • GRIFF  –  Black Hole
  • MYD  –  Moving Men (Metronomy Remix)
  • TOBACCO  –  This Man
  • IAN MARTIN  –  Strobo Renegade
  • MADLIB  –  Dirtknock
  • VAST AIRE & COSMIQ  –  Good Fuel
  • SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE  –  There’s Nothing You Can’t Do
  • SQUID  –  Narrator (featuring Martha Skye Murphy)
  • ICEAGE – The Holding Hand

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

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