The Show: King Rocker

It’s a long overdue debut for The Nightingales on The Joint. They have been at the front of our musical mind for the last month. Partly because their frontman, Robert Lloyd, is the subject of a new documentary but also because their new song, Gales Doc, is a wonderful tune and a metacommentary (sorry) on said film.

If anyone can let us know where we can legitimately grab or stream a copy of this movie in New Zealand, let us know. We’ve e-mailed various companies involved in its creation but had no response so far.

Once again, thanks go to the sponsors of the show – Vaders club in Peckham High Street (with Grooverider), Innersense at Peckham Lazerdrome (featuring Kemistry & Storm) and, as ever, the Ravers Dateline (probably based in Peckham as well).

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 06 March 2021

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

  • THE NIGHTINGALES  –  Gales Doc
  • KERO KERO BONITO  –  The Princess And The Clock
  • AUTOMATIC  –  Suicide in Texas (Panther Modern Remix)
  • LA CHICA  –  La Loba
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Blame
  • BRRDS  –  The Life Hotel
  • ALGEBRA SUICIDE  –  Little Dead Bodies
  • THE NOTWIST  –  Al Sur (featuring Juana Molina)
  • SHE WANTS REVENGE  –  Tear You Apart (Ladytron Mix)
  • JUNIORE · ANNA LE CLÉZIO  –  Un Jour Ou L’autre
  • SPEEDBOAT  –  Beat Your Mind
  • GARY NUMAN  –  Intruder
  • CADENCE WEAPON  –  Senna (featuring Jacques Greene)
  • CLUB INTL  –  Never Be The Same (Andrew VanWyngarden Mix)
  • GROVE  –  Fuck Ur Landlord
  • YACHTY, KRISPYLIFE KID, RMC MIKE, BABYFACE RAY, RIO DA YUNG OG, DC2TRILL, ICEWEAR VEZZO  –  Royal Rumble
  • 3D BLAST  –  3rD BEST
  • BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD  –  Time To Pretend
  • SEBASTIAN REYNOLDS  –  Nihilism is Pointless
  • SHABBAT  –  True To You
  • PAINTING BY NUMBERS  –  Fire
  • THE UMLAUTS  –  Boiler Suits And Combat Boots
  • AUTOMATIC  –  Calling It (Peaking Lights Disco Rerub)
  • IÑIGO VONTIER  –  Weird Mantas
  • PATRICIA  –  Dr Oetker’s Ristorante
  • ALOSTMEN  –  Teach Me (featuring Villy)
  • PIEZO  –  Water Chamber
  • DEBBY FRIDAY  –  Runnin’
  • THE BUG  –  Memorial Version
  • LINGUA IGNOTA  –  IN TONGUES (PRELUDE)

The Show: The people I have met are not as pretty as they seem…

No, the blog title doesn’t refer to that handsome and clever linguist Lawrence Arabia chap above, but instead is a line from Ella Chau Yin Chi aka French_concession’s new single End of Time (and more about that down below).

Not too long ago Mr Arabia got into a bit of bother when, as a former resident who visits Christchurch occasionally post-earthquakes, he commented on the blandness of the new city centre. We however think he would be a good town crier for Ōtautahi.

James Dann sums up the silly response nicely in his Same As It Ever Was post here.

Anyway, playing Lawrence Arabia’s 2012 track “The 03” seemed like the perfect way to kick off the show today.

I’m going back to the 03
To see the places where I used to be
Getting punched on High Street mall
Getting drunk at the college ball

 

As promised, coming back to French_concession, here’s the video for the new single End of Time

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 8 February 2020

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

  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – The 03
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION – End of Time *
  • KAMANDI – Not Biting My Tongue
  • SEB THE VEGABOND – skullspooner
  • PAPLOCO – YOU NO SOUL
  • VELVET C – Word Has It
  • SASCHA FUNKE – WOM
  • DAME BONNET – Portamento
  • BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL – Force The Line
  • WOLFEY – H.U.W
  • ATLETAS – Um Ano, Quatro
  • THE TACKS – One Last Goodbye
  • GUARDIAN SINGLES – Heartland
  • WASTED SHIRT – Double the Dream
  • SLIFT – Hyperion
  • EYE – Kill The Slavemaster
  • LONESOMECARBOY – Sunlight in Riga
  • MASKS – Broken Glass
  • GRÜN WASSER – Driving
  • ROOTS MANUVA – Hard Bastards
  • FLEET.DREAMS – 888
  • VODOR L ZECK – Trainpiratism
  • TECWAA – Bania
  • JACQUES GREENE – Stars
  • TOPHU – Ted Nyungen
  • MELANIE VELARDE – Another Para

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Well that’s gentrification you prick

We were going to use more of the #MAGAChallenge entries on today’s show but, quite frankly, we lost the will to live after viewing a half dozen. Better to cut back on the sneering and squeeze in more tunes. Or as a member of Consolidated’s audience put it during a live show “I reckon you should shut the fuck up and play some music”.

And if we had played more music we could have squeezed in the new Pregoblin single.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 November 2019

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

  • ALGIERS  –  Can The Sub Bass Speak?
  • BELLA BOO  –  Your Girlfriend
  • CLIPPING  –  Aquacode Databreaks
  • FEON  –  Gotta Slay
  • HXXS  –  Last Days Of Magic
  • JACQUES GREENE  –  For Love
  • POVOA  –  Luciola
  • MAYMIND  –  Asset 20
  • LA VAMPIRES DOES COLOGNE  –  STRANGERS2ME
  • SUGAR WORLD  –  Sad In Heaven
  • COLIN JACKMAN  –  D’Jab Jab Dance (Bad Lad Mix)
  • HAZEL ENGLISH  –  Shaking
  • ORIOR  –  To Return
  • ANDY STOTT  –  Versi
  • AMA  –  Crystal

#MAGAChallenge

  • REGULARFANTASY  –  MSN (with D. Futers)
  • MOTION EPIC, THE  –  True Romantics
  • CLAMS CASINO  –  Rune
  • WIKI  –  Grim (featuring Denzel Curry & Lil Ugly Mane)
  • KHALIGRAPH JONES X  LAMAZ SPAN K.O.B  –  Me Siogopi
  • SINEAD O’BRIEN  –  A Thing You Call Joy
  • TAYYIB ALI  –  Never Get Enough
  • DOJA CAT  –  Juicy (featuring Tyga)
  • CLARK  –  Legacy Pet
  • EX-WHITE  –  Atomic Disease
  • MURA MASA  –  Deal Wiv It (with slowthai)*
  • BRYTE  –  Ice Cream
  • BIG YOUTH  –  Jim Screechy
  • INJURY RESERVE  –  HPNGC (featuring JPEGMAFIA & Code Orange)
  • ZONAL  –  In A Cage (featuring Moor Mother)
  • WIKI  –  Fee Fi Fo Fum
  • DANO  –  120 9000 BPM

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Bulbous also tapered? That’s right!

For some bizarre reason I recently got an earworm of Captain Beefheart and The Mascara Snake talking about bulbous things at the start of Trout Mask Replica’s “Pena”, hence today’s show title. Delightful fan video below if you want the whole experience.

Not to be outdone on the freakiness front UNCLE QUENTIN aka Tim “Von Klap” Moore has just released the album Famous For God. One for fans of bent and swinging James Bond soundtracks, The Avalanches, beats and synths. Sneak peek below…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 9 November 2019

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

  • UNCLE QUENTIN – SILENCE!!!
  • JAY GLASS DUBS – An Ambivalent Path
  • NEUVO WAVO – Victory Lap
  • TOM OF ENGLAND – Sniffin’ at the Griffin
  • UMBERTO – Entrance
  • JENNY HVAL – The Practice of Love (feat. Laura Jean and Vivian Wang)
  • KONRADSEN – Never Say A
  • CARLA DAL FORNO – Took a Long Time
  • LIGHTNING DUST – Competitive Depression
  • LIGHTNING BOLT – Halloween 3
  • LONESOMECARBOY – Long delays
  • TOSHFUMI HINATA – Pavement
  • JACQUES GREENE – Night Service
  • FLOATING POINTS – Last Bloom
  • ZANE 2000 – Inner Castle
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – Pena *
  • OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE – The Naming Of A Crow
  • JOHN CHRISSTOFFELS – Head [case] Side A
  • SEX JUDAS FEAT. RICKY – Flaming Creatures
  • DANIEL MAUNICK – Until The End
  • DEADBEAT – Vampire Dub

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.