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The Show: Monsignor Treeb Lopez

Direct download: The Joint – 24 February 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • JOHN KONGOS  –  He’s Gonna Step on You Again
  • SAINT JHN  –  I Heard You Got Too Litt Last Night
  • BROADS  –  Habitats
  • ERIC COPELAND  –  Neckbone (Cooper Saver Remix)

Thought For The Day #1

  • PHILIP GLASS  –  Lady Day
  • ARIADNE  –  Wounds Renew
  • LOU REBECCA  –  Tonight
  • CZARFACE & MF DOOM  –  Nautical Depth
  • BAKAR  –  Million Miles

Thought For The Day #2

  • FRANKIE COSMOS  –  Being Alive
  • JAMES BLAKE  –  If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead
  • J.ROCC  –  Care
  • KERO KERO BONITO  –  Only Acting
  • EAST MAN & DARKOS STRIFE  –  Cruisin’

Thought For The Day #3

  • ROBERT WYATT  –  Pigs
  • JANE WEAVER  –  The Lightning Back (Sex Swing Remix)
  • ICEAGE  –  Catch It
  • BLAY VISION  –  Gone Mad (featuring JME)

Thought For The Day #4

  • FRANK OCEAN  –  Moon River
  • SOPHIE  –  Faceshopping
  • DENZEL HIMSELF  –  Bangin’
  • BOY AZOOGA  –  Loner Boogie
  • NILÜFER YANYA  –  Thanks 4 Nothing

Thought For The Day #5

  • SHIRT  –  Flight Home
  • EFRIM MANUEL MENUCK  –  Kills V. Lies
  • PJ HARVEY & HARRY ESCOTT  –  An Acre Of Land
  • RINA SAWAYAMA  –  Valentine (What’s It Gonna Be)
  • SOULACOASTA  –  Close Counters

Thought For The Day #6

  • DR. C. STEIN  –  La Bombe Plastique
  • PRINCE DOUGLAS  –  March Down Babylon Dub
  • CUCO  –  Sunnyside
  • HOOKWORMS  –  Shortcomings



The Show: The Joint with The Herb Whisperer presents Miss America featuring NPR vs Peter Robinson x Songs

A long, and possibly unnecessary, title for today’s show but it’s a title very much in keeping with how our top pop stars now like to bill themselves (and in the process ensure their share of any dollar bills generated via streaming).

Peter Robinson from Popjustice wrote about this practice in The Guardian and joined NPR for a special All Songs Considered podcast to explain in more detail.

Direct download: The Joint – 16 September 2017

And in a week where the Miss America Pageant descended into a “Nasty Woman protest” here’s the playlist in full…

  • CHARLI XCX – Boys Acoustic
  • DBFC – Autonomic
  • CONFIDENCE MAN – Boyfriend (The Moonlandingz Demix)
  • C CANE – Pied Piper Freestyle
  • YASSASSIN – Mermaidistic Personality Disorder
  • ARCADE FIRE – Comfort My Sleng Teng (Geoff Barrow Mix)
  • JON BATISTE – Battle Hymn
  • MILK DISCO – Welcome To The Milk Disco
  • CAT BE DAMNED – Daydreams In A Roach Motel

Miss Texas speaks.

  • MADLIB – 10 Summers Old
  • ALVVAYS – Lollipop (Ode To Jim)
  • JOHN HANCOCK III – Stay Plus
  • BULLDOG EYES – Birthday
  • TOVE LO – Disco Tits
  • MERZBOW – Kimigayo

Miss Missouri speaks.

  • T.REX – Metal Guru (Book Remix) (Herb Whisperer Rub)
  • JAH WOBBLE – Invaders Of The Heart: Mix 1
  • KERO KERO BONITO – Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
  • KRZYSZTOF KOMEDA – Lullaby (“Rosemary’s Baby” Theme)
  • WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM – Mother Owl, Father Ocean
  • LADY LESHURR – Queen’s Speech Ep.1
  • MISS WORLD – Put Me In A Movie

Miss North Dakota speaks.

  • ZOMBY – Gasp!
  • HAVAH – Al Di Fuori Del Male
  • CORNERSHOP – Brimful Of Asha (Florence Ballard Mix)
  • REPTALIENS – If You Want
  • XX, THE – On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)
  • FLUIDS, THE – Creatures
  • TAYLOR SWIFT – Look What You Made Me Do (Remix) (featuring Britney Spears)

Blackpool Rocks

“A Seaside Ting”

No idea what to make of Blackpool grime but Blackpool grime makes it into the show, courtesy of Afghan Dan. He’s also responsible for the most telling / affecting quote from this Noisey documentary – “That’s not really talent, that’s survival” – at the five and a half minute mark.

If you’re keen to dig deeper into the sends, disses and beefs described above let us refer you to the YouTube channel BGMedia, the one-stop shop for all your Blackpool grime needs.

Direct download: The Joint – 3 June 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda  –  Om Rama (THW Rub)
  • Lorde  –  Green Light (Chromeo Remix)
  • Bas Jan  –  Holloway Road
  • Golden BSP  –  No Games
  • AustraliA  –  Drop The Boy
  • General Trees  –  Serious Ting
  • D. Begun – Hey Nas (Boom Music)
  • Harvey Scales And The Seven Sounds  –  The Funky Yolk
  • Psychic Youth  –  Step In Time
  • Chastity Belt  –  5am

Brought to you by the Norwich Boot – Ivanka for Nordstrom

  • Kero Kero Bonito  –  Trampoline (Saint Etienne Remix)
  • Okzharp   –  Dear Ribane (featuring Manthe)
  • Brujjas Deejay  –  Snoop Dog Vs Zato DJ
  • Heaven  –  Lonesome Town
  • Lando Chill  –  No Paz
  • Banana  –  Banana C (THW Rub)
  • Heavy Hawaii  –  Born To Ride
  • Ifriqiyya Electrique  –  Arrah Arrah Abbaina – Bahari – Tenouiba
  • Madd Again!  –  Brand New Dubplate
  • Coby Sey  –  All Change
  • USA/Mexico  –  Possum Trot

Brought to you by the Carra Pump – Ivanka for Nordstrom

  • Soccer Mommy  –  Out Worn
  • Charlatans, The  –  Let’s Go Together
  • Schlachthofbronx  –  Killer (featuring Warrior Queen)
  • Team Picture  –  Air, Not Air
  • Okmalumkoolkat  –  GQI (featuring Amadando)
  • Wavves  –  No Shade
  • Saint Abdullah  –  Martyrdub
  • Steoples, The  –  From The Otherside
  • Afghan Dan  –  Blackpool
  • Massive Attack  –  Protection (The Eno Mix)

Bublé and Speak

For the first hour of today’s show we’re reheating the leftovers from last week’s francophile Sunday Roast mix, courtesy of Paul Duncan.

For the final hour The Herb Whisperer fills in to show a previously undisclosed fondness for Yorkshire Chansonniers (and 70’s Polish pop).

Direct download: The Joint – 20 May 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

Paul Duncan

  • LP – Muddy Waters
  • SUN KIL MOON – Window Sash Weights
  • WILD BEASTS – He The Colossus
  • BABA ZULA – Asiklarin Sozu Kalir (Eternal Is The Word Of Poets)
  • NORTH DOWNS – Plastic Clouds
  • FRANCOIS & THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS – Grand Dereglement
  • ENDLESS BOOGIE – Vibe Killer
  • HOLY, THE – This Will Be The Day That I Die
  • ANOHNI – Paradise
  • LOYAL – Moving As One
  • JOE GODDARD – Music Is The Answer

Intercepted Excerpt

The Herb Whisperer

  • JAKE THACKRAY – Old Molly Metcalfe
  • WORLD OF TWIST – Kick Out The Jams
  • SWET SHOP BOYS – Thas My Girl
  • JLIN – Black Origami
  • DANNY BROWN – Kool Aid
  • DREAMHERBS – Welcome To Fuzzbrain
  • SIGRID – Plot Twist
  • SHABAZZ PALACES – 30 Clip Extension
  • JUST A BAND – Huff Puff
  • IRENA JAROCKA – Być Narzeczoną Twą
  • OMAR S – Hit It Bubba
  • DEF!CIT – Nightime
  • BOOGARINS – A Pattern Repeated On
  • A.G. MUSIC – Money On A Gold Plate
  • MUTHONI DRUMMER QUEEN – Kenyan Message
  • KERO KERO BONITO – Fish Bowl (Frankie Cosmos Remix)
  • FIRST HATE – The One

The Show: Game over


Greetings friends, family, whānau.

Today is our last show before we head off on an indefinite sabbatical. Other commitments mean we need to take a break for a while.

The Joint first broadcast on RDU way back in July 2001 when the frequency was still 98.3FM. We started out on Sunday afternoons but after a while switched to Saturday afternoons. The reasons are lost in the mists of time.

By our really rough and unscientific calculations we reckon we’ve done 665 shows so far. That makes this final show today episode number 666. Not a shabby effort really. To put that in some completely unrelated context Ryan Giggs made 672 league appearances for Manchester United and David O’Leary made 558 league appearance for Arsenal.

Thank you for all your kind messages via Facebook, Twitter and the RDU text machine. It was a blast.

To paraphrase and plagiarise James Murphy…

Yeah, we lost our edge
The kids came up from behind
We lost our edge to the kids
From France and from London
And from Christchurch
But we were there
We lost our edge to better-looking people
With better ideas and more talent
And they’re actually really, really nice

Ka kite ano
The Herb Whisperer & Fraserhead

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-04-09-12-16.mp3

Here’s the playlist in full…