The Show: And whatever happened to Bubba Sparxxx?

Kudos to Denzel Curry for rhyming Bubba Sparxxx with Rosa Parks in “Take_it_Back_v2”, one of our favourite couplets of the year so far.

“After dark the riot starts, way uglier than Bubba Sparxxx
Still tryin’ to raise the charts so I don’t have to push a shopping cart
You fell in love with Kali Ma, but now it’s time to take your heart
These niggas want to take it back like civil rights and Rosa Parks”

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 20 March 2021

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

  • FALL – Australians In Europe
  • DANNY L HARLE & MC BOING – Car Song
  • DRY CLEANING – Scratchcard Lanyard (Live on Later)
  • ENUMCLAW – Fast N All
  • AUTOMATIC – Electrocution (John Dwyer Remix)
  • JANE WEAVER – Stages Of Phases
  • DENZEL CURRY – Take_it_Back_v2 (Charlie Heat Version) *
  • 3D BLAST – Here To Stay
  • SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE – The Server Is Immersed
  • KUTMAH – pondering with the emef
  • NONAME – Rainforest
  • TEETH AGENCY – Many People
  • STRAPONTIN & ZILLAS ON ACID – Crystal Mist
  • LOST GIRLS – Menneskekollektivet
  • BLACK LIGHT SMOKE – Burn
  • THE HORRORS – Lout
  • girlhouse – The Fatalist
  • IBEYI – Recurring Dream
  • WAU WAU COLLECTIF – Mouhamodou Lo and His Children
  • GENESIS OWUSU – Anarchy In The UK
  • BIGA YUT – Motor Version
  • PHOTAY – Please Hold
  • MICROCORPS – XEM (featuring Gazelle Twin)
  • LOST TAXIDERMIST – Eh!
  • LOS CAVERNICOLAS – Punk-Infantil
  • KIWI JR – Tyler
  • DENZEL CURRY – Lay_Up.m4a (Jay Versace Version)
  • LAVA LA RUE – Magpie
  • YXNGXR1 – Supersonic
  • CHANCE THE RAPPER – The Heart & The Tongue
  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Sprinkler Symphony
  • DAMON LOCKS BLACK MONUMENT ENSEMBLE – Now (Forever Momentary Space)
  • SQUID – Paddling

* 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.