The Show: And here’s David with the weather…

In these post-lockdown Covid-19 times of social austerity and a craving for “normality” there was a brief temptation to revert The Joint to a conventional adult-contemporary radio format. For that reason we roped in David Lynch to do a regular weather report for us.

And it’s not a new phenomenon born out of recent cabin fever but something he’s done on and off for years.  E.g. here’s the weather report from 1 February 2005 with assistance from Laura Dern.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 23 May 2020

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

  • ZANE 2000 – Time Just Is
  • DISTANT STARS – La Fuerza de mis Brazos
  • PEAKING LIGHTS – Innerterrestrial
  • BLACK DRESSES – IM A FREAK CUZ IM ALWAYS FREAKED OUT
  • WOLFRAM – Raus (feat. Yung Hurn & Egyptian Lover)
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Star Dust
  • DAVID LYNCH – The Weather Report: 17/05/2020
  • ASHEE – Retrofit
  • SHIT AND SHINE – HAVE YOU BEEN DRINKING 2E?
  • RIP SWIRL – Shine (feat. Catnapp)
  • MUSIC SUCKS – Wack Job
  • DXNO – Cakes
  • DAVID LYNCH – The Weather Report: 18/05/2020
  • HADE – Range Rover HSE
  • NECRUM SELECT – Moon Dyne
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Last Call
  • MOGWAI – Lesser Glasgow
  • WINDY & CARL – Stranger
  • DAVID LYNCH – The Weather Report: 19/05/2020
  • INVADER TRON – Fields (feat. Ruby Rose Mulcahy)
  • AUDIO ARCHAEOLOGY – Misty Shipwreck
  • TOKIMONSTA – To be Remote
  • DAVID LYNCH – The Weather Report: 20/05/2020
  • THE KUNDALINI GENIE – The Sky is Falling (But The Stars Look Good on You)
  • BAILTERSPACE – MODF
  • MACLO – Night Funk Melody
  • DAVID LYNCH – The Weather Report: 21/05/2020
  • BLEACHING AGENT – In Flaming Virtue
  • KEANU RAVES – Floor Support
  • LOCKED GROOVE – Missing Link

The Show: This song is for you…

This is not a Christmas special.

It’s definitely NOT a Christmas special but we do start proceedings with THE FALL’S peerless version of JINGLE BELL ROCK. If you can handle that opening salvo you’ll be rewarded with many seasonal gifts such as a sneaky threesome from Otāutahi Christchurch label Club Unique, some dark synths from Distant Stars, beautiful Parisian electro pop via Il Est Vilaine plus too many others to name.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 21 December 2019

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

  • THE FALL – Jingle Bell Rock
  • LENNON/ONO WITH THE PLASTIC ONO BAND – Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)
  • NO BRA – Bangin
  • PUSSY RIOT FEAT. VIC MENSA & JUNGLEPUSSY – Hangerz
  • MINA – Platinum Sex (feat. Amaarae)
  • DISTANT STARS – LLemanja
  • HINDS – Riding Solo
  • SOCCER MOMMY – Lucy
  • MUIREB – In Amber Clad
  • ATNIGHT – Entanglement
  • KEANU RAVES – Lightning Elemental
  • NEUVO WAVO – And The Beat Goes On
  • HAAN808 – Our Fear
  • SLAUSON MALONE – 08_09_14, Smile #1 (feat. Caleb Giles)
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – MYSTERIES
  • COWBOY MACHINE – Sand Dunes
  • BEN WOODS – PRAISE
  • KIM GORDON – Earthquake *
  • KARL LINDH – Ny Manniska Pa 30 Dagar
  • NECRUM SELECT – Gengis Eye
  • DIE ORANGEN – The Island (Back to me)
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Cooking Steaks In The Pocket
  • IL EST VILAINE – Fini Beauté
  • PELLEGRINO – Genti del Mediterraneo
  • BANANAGUN – Out of Reach
  • HARMONIOUS THELONIOUS – Shark Dance
  • TERR – Energy Sync

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Sit down politely, do it like Nike…

Good friend of The Joint Blair Parkes has been busy as ever in his shed studio down in New Brighton and he’s got a new album ‘liveable city’ out now on Bandcamp. Dreamy, fuzzy, trippy and hazy. Just how we like our pop. Video above for the single ‘habit to break’.

A track from Motorbass kicks off the show today in memory of French producer extraordinaire Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi (Motorbass, La Funk Mob, and Cassius). And then we delve into a werewolf exploitation horror movie soundtrack from 1971 before weaving our way through our usual left-field and eclectic selections of pop, noise, beats and off-kilter techno.

Direct download: The Joint – 22 June 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • MOTORBASS – Open Sésame
  • GABE GURNSEY – New Kind (Extended Dub)
  • THE KEITH MANSFIELD ORCHESTRA – Soul Thing
  • DON GERE – Radio Record 1 (Bonus Track)
  • DON GERE – Werewolves on Wheels (Main Theme)
  • THE HOMBRES – Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)
  • L’ÉPÉE – Dreams
  • HATCHIE – When I Get Out
  • SOCCER MOMMY – Be Seeing You
  • PATIENCE – White Of An Eye
  • COMFORT – Husbands (Get Involved)
  • THE RULING ELITE – Gymnasium
  • BELLA VISTA – Mister Wong (Jura Soundsystem Extended Edit)
  • NECRUM SELECT – The Way It Do
  • 2XM – Winston (feat. Flandiz & Neil Macleod)
  • FLANDIZ – SMOKE *
  • LUIS – Colors Of You
  • TYLER, THE CREATOR – EARFQUAKE
  • MNDSGN. – Browneez
  • ROZA TERENZI – 50 Millionaire
  • WILTED WOMAN – Lon Lon Night Vision
  • DAVID VUNK – Can you tell me the last thing I remembered
  • TOYOTA – Middleton (Keanu Raves Remix)
  • FÖLLAKZOID – IIII
  • TERR – Tale of Devotion (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
  • BLAIR PARKES – bend the rules

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Old man take a look at my life, I’m a lot like you…

The show bookended today by two lush 160 cuts by The Big Fresh Collective‘s Liam K. Swiggs. And in between you will find a sneaky threesome from Nu Guinea’s Neapolitan disco compilation “Napoli Segreta Vol​.​1”, plus some retro Greek in the form of Free Level, some new Greek in the form of Jay Glass Dubs, some Christchurch peeps such as Peter Wright, Silent Freeway, Social Sport, Keanu Raves, Lawrence Arabia, plus many others. All over the shop as usual.

Direct download: The Joint – 2 February 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – RIDGE RACER TYPE BOOTLEG
  • THE MAGHREBAN – Finagling
  • ANTONIO SORRENTINO – E Prumesse
  • ORO – Stop The War
  • DONATELLA VIGGIANO – Napule Canta e More
  • FREE LEVEL – Blue Grass 3
  • JOE CLEEN – City Nights
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Daisy Rod
  • MARTINA LUSSI – Anarchy for Her
  • JESSICA PRATT – Aeroplane
  • THE SPECTRE COLLECTIVE – Séance Fiction
  • BLACKSQUARES – 11:11
  • PETER WRIGHT – Stepping Off The Edge
  • JAY GLASS DUBS – To My Benefitors
  • JURA SOUNDSYSTEM – Carafe Denim
  • SOCIAL SPORT – Solo/w
  • GOLPE DE ESTADO – Liquido (Marc Piñol Remix)
  • CAPABLANCA – Lap Dance (Lipelis’ Paper Sound Dub)
  • KEANU RAVES – Feel About You
  • ANTONI MAIOVVI – Lair Of The White Worm
  • ADSX WITH HANOBEN – P.H.O.N.E. SEX
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Just Sleep (Your Shame Will Keep)
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – OLD MAN TAKE A LOOK AT MY MAHI *

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.