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: Pearly Qdrops Drops

We admit that the pun for this week’s show title came first and we then frantically tried to base a playlist around it. Very much a cart-before-the-horse scenario.

It proved to be a good excuse for our biennial trawl through the Cocteau Twins back catalogue, cover versions and all. This included finding a surprising take on “Wax & Wane” by Deftones, which narrowly failed to make the cut in today’s set.

The QAnon portion of the pun is provided by an interview from the All Gas No Brakes YouTube channel (imagine a Louis Theroux documentary put through a Tim & Eric filter).

The remainder of the spoken word clips are taken from On The Media’s “Spheres Of Influence” which takes a dive into “conspirituality” and the rise of pastel QAnon.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 3 October 2020

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

  • SAINT SEVERIN  –  The Knife (Original Mix)
  • OBSKÜR  –  Bayside
  • SPELLLING  –  Under The Sun
  • TAME IMPALA  –  Borderline (Blood Orange Remix)
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE  –  I’m A JoeStar
  • BOLDY JAMES X JAY VERSACE  –  Bentayga
  • E L L E  –  Catfish
  • GOAT GIRL  –  Sad Cowboy
  • LAVA LA RUE  –  G.O.Y.D.
  • BAT FOR LASHES  –  We’ve Only Just Begun
  • PHELIMUNCASI  –  I Roof
  • AMAARAE  –  Fancy
  • JIMMY EDGAR  –  Get Up (featuring Danny Brown)
  • SINEAD O’BRIEN  –  Roman Ruins
  • GOOD SAD HAPPY BAD  –  Pyro
  • JANELLE MONÁE  –  Turntables
  • A. SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS – Connect To Consume
  • SAULT  –  You Know It Ain’t
  • JOHN MARTYN  –  Small Hours
  • BLACK TO COMM  –  Stolen Androgens
  • COCTEAU TWINS *  –  Donimo
  • DOMENIQUE DUMONT  –  People On Sunday
  • WILLIAM BASINSKI  –  Tear Vial
  • JPEGMAFIA  –  Last Dance!
  • NO ONE KNOWS WHO DID THIS  –  I’m Junk, I’m Drunk
  • THE CRIBS  –  I Don’t Know Who I Am (featuring Lee Ranaldo)
  • CLIPPING  –  ’96 Neve Campbell (featuring Cam & China)
  • SAULT  –  Little Boy
  • SUBP YAO  –  Mad And Mean (featuring Warrior Queen)
  • SEBii  –  Play Poker
  • PETER PHILIPPE WEISS  –  Subway (Intenta Version)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Club Banga

Direct download: The Joint – 13 July 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BEAK  –  We Can Go
  • DEADBIT BABE  –  I Wanna Be Your Thing
  • SHYGIRL  –  Uckers
  • ROSALÍA  –  Aute Cuture (Live @ Glastonbury 2019)
  • BLACKENED  –  Moment
  • CHAMPION DOUG VEITCH  –  Not The Heart (NME Remix)
  • IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE  –  Beesmeellah Beedeet*
  • METRONOMY  –  Salted Caramel Ice Cream
  • EZRA FURMAN  –  Calm Down
  • HATCHIE  –  Stay With Me
  • JANELLE MONÁE  –  Make Me Feel (Live @ Glastonbury 2019)
  • KALLE HYGIEN  –  Access To A Bank Account
  • CLAQUE, THE  –  Stray
  • MADLIB & OHNO  –  Big Whips
  • SPARKLY NIGHT  –  Lady Paradise
  • DABOZZ X CHA CHA  –  Wu
  • S-X  –  Always Wrong
  • SNOWY  –  REDDIT

Jonathan Pie – Hunt vs Johnson

  • LIZZO  –  Juice (Live @ Glastonbury 2019)
  • OLAV BREKKE MATHISEN  –  Hasj Box
  • LADY LYKEZ  –  Buzz Lightyear
  • PUNCH CARDS  –  Facing Death
  • COMET IS COMING, THE  –  Summon The Fire (Live @ Glastonbury 2019)
  • IVY LAB X TWO FINGERS   –  Orange
  • BLACK DRESSES  –  GO INSIDE 2019
  • LEFT AT LONDON  –  Revolution Lover
  • BARON FOUR, THE  –  Shut Your Mind
  • FILTER DREAD  –  Rainforest
  • BLOODY BEETROOTS, THE  –  Warp 2.019 (Steve Aoki & Kayzo Remix)
  • CAROLINE POLACHEK  –  Door
  • NORTH MANC BEDS  –  Safebliss 53Cond P455
  • MISS RED  –  Prayers
  • MATTIEL  –  Keep The Change (Live @ Glastonbury 2019)

The Show: (And I need, animal) ooh, ooh, ooh, animal (animal)

RIP Phil
RIP Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. Motörhead drummer. Muppet inspiration?

As promised during the show here’s the excellent HD drone camera video for Hieroglyphic Being’s “Fuck The Ghetto”.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-11-14-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The show: Failing to bridge the generation gap

Can men of advanced years continue to broadcast saucy tunes made by young people without appearing, at best, odd or, at worst, creepy?

We’re not sure, so we invite you to listen to all of Posi+ive by Babeo Baggins in your own time.

https://soundcloud.com/babeobaggins/sets/posiive

 

And here’s today’s playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-09-12-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm