The Show: Plot. Plan. Strategise. Organise. Mobilise.

And now for a public service announcement from RTJ’s Killer Mike on the matter of the killing of George Floyd

On with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 6 June 2020

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

  • KILLER MIKE – Plot. Plan. Strategise. Organise. Mobilise. (Speech at Atlanta Mayor’s press conference 29 May 2020)
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Never Look Back
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Wake-up Call
  • LOGIC SYSTEM – Be Yourself
  • DAVID & STEPHEN DEWAELE – EMS Synthi 100: Movement 6
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – orbitals
  • GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE – Past Time
  • JAGĀ – We Once Knew
  • KEANU RAVES – Floor Support (Social Sport remix)
  • BUTCH SUNDANCE – Tank Vs Humans
  • CAPTAIN MUSTACHE – The Love Song
  • KATE CARR – Shimmers Rising
  • CUCINA POVERA & ELS – Marmori
  • SNOWGOOSE – The Making of You
  • JOE SAMPSON – This Has Been An Issue For As Long As I Can Remember
  • KOOBA TERCU – Cemento Mori
  • THE DEEP SIX – C Word
  • THE TRENDEES – Dad Sneakers
  • DISTANT STARS – Ünterbrix
  • DLINA VOLNY – Do It (Drumappella)
  • CHICKEN LIPS – Goldenlips (DJ Sotofett’s Golden Funk Mix)
  • DOCTOR ECHO – Polka Dub
  • DXNO – Deal
  • JOONE – Uncertainty
  • RETINA​.​IT – Apeiron
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – Lyalin

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Ding dong

R.I.P. Florian Schneider (1947-2020) a founding member of Kraftwerk. The breakthrough was perhaps their fourth album “Autobahn” released in 1974 but a bit of delving reacquainted us with their first two albums (efficiently titled “Kraftwerk 1” and “Kraftwerk 2”) and a reminder of the gentle beauty that is the epic Klingklang. A nice way to start a contemplative show.

And later… down the YouTube rabbit hole we went discovering live footage from 1970 of Kraftwerk at Rockpalast. We thought we were big deal going to house discos and raves in 1989 and had no idea how far ahead of us those crazy German kids were. Keytars, synths, multimedia, a motorik beat we can bug out to, and a stylish crowd. Minds blown…

And those interludes today? That was Phoebe Waller-Bridge recounting to Deborah Frances-White in episode 199 of The Guilty Feminist her Covid-19 lockdown experiences with the three neighbourhood cats: Good Cat, Bad Cat and Mystery Cat.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 09 May 2020

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

  • KRAFTWERK – KlingKlang
  • BLAIR PARKES – turn off turn on
  • REVBJELDE – SWAMP GAS vert_x remix
  • AUDIO ARCHAEOLOGY – Pegasus Bay
  • PHOEBE WALLER BRIDGE – Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s good cat
  • DESIRE – Black Latex
  • LAURA LEE LOVELY – Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Beyond The Rain – Remake)
  • MANFREDAS & FANTASTIC TWINS – Gimme Pizza
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Atrium
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Conference Room
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Do Not Disturb
  • DLINA VOLNY – I’m Not Allowed (Drumappella)
  • T. G. SHAND – Fields to Flower
  • PHOEBE WALLER BRIDGE – Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s bad cat
  • CLEAR PATH ENSEMBLE – Inner Space
  • FALLE NIOKE & GHOST CULTURE – Barké
  • DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK, ARCHIE SHEPP & RAW POETIC – Learning to Breathe
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – RO TALK
  • HOLLY AFOA – mum, dad, I’m lesbian
  • C.A.R. – Becoming Strangers
  • THE_UNDERSCORES – Xi Wang-mu Tessera
  • PETER WRIGHT – The Föhn Brings The Fever
  • PHOEBE WALLER BRIDGE – Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s mystery cat
  • MADELEINE COCOLAS – A Basic Understanding
  • ANDREA LASZLO DE SIMONE – Immensità
  • JUNUS ORCA – One Arm Pack
  • THE TRENDEES – TV Presenter Stupid Loins
  • MNTTAB – Iss Eine Ratte
  • KRAUS – An Arrow in the Haunch
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN – Axed The Angel (2XM Remix)
  • JAGĀ – Inter Alios

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I still get nervous metaphysically…

Artwork by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend BLAIR PARKES

Musically the New Year used to feel like the graveyard shift of the music business –  a time of the year full of remixes and reissues and repackaging. This year, maybe due to the kids just getting on with getting on there seems to be a steady stream of releases coming out of Christchurch – Ōtautahi.

For that reason on the show today listen out for recent releases from Joint favourites Kelvin Hurts (ex CHC now ALK), Liam K. Swiggs, Mad Frank, Dilemma Beats, Jagā, a sneaky threesome from pickle darling, and some synth loveliness from the mysterious Supernova Wolf. Plus we plunder the immaculate selections of Keytars & Violins for some of the best left field techno of 2018. Happy New Year.

And speaking of Christchurch output, the artwork above is by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend Blair Parkes. Listen to his tunes at https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com and have a peek at his artworks at https://blairparkes.wordpress.com

Direct download: The Joint – 5 January 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • KELVIN HURTS – Introduction
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – WE SMOKE 19
  • KATERINA – Be A Child
  • PATRICIA KOKETT – Luxor
  • PICKLE DARLING – Happy Together (feat. Skirts) *
  • PICKLE DARLING – Biology
  • PICKLE DARLING – Greta
  • JIMOTHY LACOSTE – I CAN SPEAK SPANISH
  • MAD FRANK – Home by now
  • ANNUAL LEAF – A Head A Wing A Heart
  • DON PAPA – Kånge (DJ Sotofett Remix)
  • JAGĀ – Nocturnal (Dilemma Beats Remix)
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Longing
  • 51717 – Techelet
  • DONATO DOZZY – Cleo
  • JOHN T. GAST – Angela
  • WHODAMANNY – The Light of TCP
  • H. RUSSELL-ASHE – Kivaaluun
  • ESCAPE EARTH – Bleep Inside
  • AOUD – SE MKII
  • MOLLY – Si Seulement
  • SUPERNOVA WOLF – Sunset

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

I’ll give someone else a share but not my own

Fraserhead at the controls today with classics from Nina Simone and Louis Prima bookending the show, and in between heaps of local produce in the form of Motte, Haan-808, Jagā, the sounds of the Crooked Lidz crew, Skymning, and Avoid Avoid, and then the weird and the wonderful from around the globe e.g. $hit and $hine, Sun Kil Moon, Daedelus, and Marshall Applewhite.

Direct download: The Joint – 11 March 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No, I Got Life
  • skymning – Hell is Other People
  • Borrowed cs – track005
  • Black Point – Forest Lore
  • Todd Terje – Jungelknugen (Four Tet Remix)
  • Seekersinternational – SoundDedication
  • Addison Groove – Changa
  • Tanzania Soundsystem – Upotofu
  • A Band Called Flash – Sliph
  • Motte – Strange Dreams
  • Sun Kil Moon – Vague Rock Song
  • avoid!avoid – Meteor
  • $HIT AND $HINE – I Hate This Fucking Machine
  • HØF – Some Fodder
  • Marshall Applewhite – TV Track 120 Bpm feat. Kilo Kish
  • Owl – 感覺
  • Flandiz – Dem Shoes
  • Purple Man – I Smoked A Joint On The Moon feat. Yung Dizz *
  • Arms and Sleepers – Comedown Horizon (feat. Airøspace)
  • 2XM – Feelin It
  • Haan808 – Broken Dream feat. OZZIE
  • Jagā – Screens
  • Daedelus – Candy Corn
  • Louis Prima – Sing Sing Sing

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The show: We go to a Darkplace and back

Here’s the entire Cee Lo Green TV On The Radio set we kept banging on about during the show. Could it really be him? Listen while you can (as of 2015-01-29 it looks like you can’t anymore).

https://soundcloud.com/ceelo_tvontheradio/sets/cee-lo-green-tv-on-the-radio

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-01-24-12-14.mp3

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