Tag Archives: Lawrence Arabia

The Show: I know I’ll feel safe with you, ‘cos you lie, lie, lie…

Ah yes, Lawrence Arabia Esq. has started a singles club…

And here’s that perfect collab with Tiny Ruins / Hollie Fulbrook…

That’s enough about Mr. Arabia and Ms. Fulbrook. On with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 14 April 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Nadia Struiwigh – Soundshag
  • Lawrence Arabia – Everything’s Minimal (with Tiny Ruins) *
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – If You’re Going to Break Yourself
  • Lucy Railton – For JR
  • Christina Vantzou – Some Limited and Waning Memory
  • Strict Nurse – Witch Hazel
  • Newmen – Kool Killer (Die Orangen Remix)
  • Roy Montgomery – Dear Future Loser
  • Azure – Faded
  • 2XM – Okains
  • Roza Terenzi – Weakest Link
  • Joakim Hellgren – Vision Sequence I
  • Ginoli – Wild Hall
  • Distant Stars – Alien8
  • Coco Solid – Just One Kiss (Prod. Jizmatron)
  • Catnapp – Mantis (prod. by Bungalovv)
  • Seekers International – 4UVersion
  • Dabrye – Pretty (feat. Jonwayne)
  • Flandiz – Get Up, Stand Up [Prod. Reasxn]
  • The Caffeinated Collective – Roll with it
  • CZARFACE & MF Doom – Captain Crunch
  • Shakarchi & Stranéus – Kungssten Bus Stop Riddim
  • Low Jack – Brass
  • The Drunken Apaches – Just Say Yeah
  • Caramel Smooth Heaven – Nova
  • Ano Pascoe – My Friend

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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The Show: You were all we had to live for…

Direct download: The Joint – 17 March 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Lolina – Betrayal
  • Instant Fantasy – I Don’t See An Honest Man (Boycrush Remix)
  • Estère – Pro Bono Techno Zone (Introverted Dancefloor Remix)
  • Coco Solid – Crop That Back (Prod. Yumgod)
  • KUF – Too Late
  • A.A.L (Against All Logic) – Rave on U
  • Custard Square – Wasted and Baroque
  • Turner Street Sound – Stoned Mix (Midnight T’s Broke Bones Dub)
  • Purpleman – Shade (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • seaside – But Will It
  • Dabrye – Tunnel Vision (feat. Guilty Simpson)
  • ΔKTR – Hermit City Walkin’
  • BOY HARSHER – Pain (The Soft Moon remix)
  • Holy Motors – Signs
  • The Limiñanas – Trois Bancs
  • Salad Boys – Under The Bed
  • Lawrence Arabia – Solitary Guys *
  • Twin Shadow – Little Woman
  • Rhye – Please
  • Leif – Bluebird
  • Azure – Voyage
  • Ripperton – Miroir d’eau
  • Scheme – K

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

Discos, microbes, these things come between us

Direct download: The Joint – 29 October 2016

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Yves Tumor – Face of A Demon
  • Haan808 – Night
  • Danny Brown – Downward Spiral
  • Tourettes – Memories Is a Shit Name For A Song
  • Lawrence Arabia – Sweet Dissatisfaction *
  • The Mantarays – The Barnyard
  • Kambo Super Sound – 1538 Dub
  • Kiki Hitomi – Galaxy
  • La Femme – Couteau
  • Tristesse Contemporaine – Let’s Go
  • Fujiya & Miyagi – R.S.I.
  • I Monster – The uncertain contents of the BUCHLA box
  • Kelsely Abaza – Alike are Brotherly Veins
  • DJ Sotofett – Soukas Mix
  • Acid Arab – Le Disco
  • LATHE – Phase Mood
  • Carreno Is LB – Aesthetic Reflection
  • Mica Levi & Oliver Coates – Barok Main
  • Philip Glass – Heroes
  • Roy Montgomery – Slow heroes
  • avoid!avoid – Polytechnik
  • Mori-Ra – Groovy
  • Takuya Matsumoto – Red Radio
  • Scritti Politti – Tinseltown To The Boogiedown (Ali Shaheed Muhammad Instrumental)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

Black Estate Sessions Volume 2

We’re taking a break this weekend which means no show on RDU today.

Just in case you were desperate for a hit of The Joint here’s a recording of the live set we played at Black Estate’sDumpling, Wine & Records” night last month.

The audio quality is a little scratchy in places. As the evening wore on the faders were pushed higher and the needle was bouncing in the red. You know how noisy and raucous these vineyard events can get, especially when you break out the Wham vinyl.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-08-14-19-23_Black_Estate_Sessions_Volume_2.mp3

  • Peaking Lights – Live Love
  • Primal Scream – Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)
  • Saint Etienne – Kiss And Make Up (Midsummer Dubness Mix)
  • Black Seeds – Cool Me Dub **NZ**
  • Jah Wobble – Get Carter
  • A Tribe Called Quest – I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Vampire Mix)
  • Kode 9 – Spit (Dub)
  • L Que & Dreadknowledge – Jah Jah Disciples (Rob Smith Bristol Remix) **NZ**
  • M.I.A. – Paper Planes (Blaqstarr Remix featuring Rye Rye & Afrikan Boy)
  • Rebel MC – Tribal Base (Foundation Mix featuring Tenor Fly & Barrington Levy)
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 – The Message (Paul Nice’s Super Duty Bootleg Mash Up)
  • Slits – Heard It Through The Bassline (Punk Disco Beat Vol 1)
  • Toy – You Won’t Be The Same (Dub)
  • Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime (Live)
  • Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
  • Fabulous & Arabia – Up To My Neck In Shit **NZ**
  • Shocking Pinks – Doublevisionversion **NZ**
  • The Fall – Bill Is Dead
  • Kavinsky – Nightcall
  • Beyond The Wizards Sleeve – Midas Reversed
  • The Beatles – I Am The Walrus
  • The Beatles – Taxman
  • M.I.A. – Galang
  • Simple Minds – Up On The Catwalk (Extended Version)
  • Flowered Up – Weekender
  • Friendly Fires – Paris (Aeroplane Remix featuring Au Revoir Simone)
  • Common – New Wave (Playgroup Dub)
  • LCD Soundsystem – Losing My Edge
  • Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil (Neptunes Remix)
  • Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Fire
  • Tame Impala – Elephant (Todd Rundgren Remix)
  • T-Rex – Jeepster
  • Straitjacket Fits – She Speeds **NZ**
  • Rhye – The Fall
  • The Fall – Telephone Thing
  • LCD Soundsystem – Disco Infiltrator
  • Heaven 17 – Play To Win (12″ Mix)
  • Wham – Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) (Special U.S. Re-Mix)
  • !!! – Me And Giuliani Down By The School Yard (A True Story)
  • Romare – Roots
  • Primal Scream – Trainspotting
  • King Midas Sound – Cool Out
  • Primal Scream – Inner Flight
  • The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
  • Lawrence Arabia – The 03 **NZ**
  • Fabulous & Arabia – The Ballad Of State Highway **NZ**
  • Lawrence Arabia – Early Kneecappings **NZ**
  • Roy Orbison – In Dreams
  • Snooze – Your Consciousness Goes Bip
  • Romare – Prison Blues

Black Estate Sessions Volume 1

black-estate-playlist-20150418The Joint likes to dream of DJ’ing with the greats at crucial moments in pop history. Larry Levan in 70’s NYC. Don Letts‘ punky reggae party at The Roxy. DJ Alfredo at Amnesia on Ibiza in the late eighties.

But at our age when we play out it’s not exactly 20,000 people mashed up in field. More like several dozen punters dining at a vineyard. Less “Sorted For E’s & Whizz“. More “Little Old Wine Drinker Me“. Which is exactly why we were invited to play records at the Black Estate Tasting Room & Eatery last Saturday afternoon.

Many thanks to all for making us feel very welcome and a special mention to Waipara DJ Sylvia for helping out. When we ran out of vinyl after 4 hours she filled in with her Lorde LP. Unfortunately we’d stopped recording the set at this point so it was very much a case of you had to be there. Which means in future years, just like with Levan, Letts and Alfredo, thousands will claim they were.

The Joint. Keeping it real(ly mellow).

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-04-18-12-14_Black_Estate_Sessions_Volume_1.mp3

  • Kraftwerk – Autobahn
  • Jah Wobble – Get Carter
  • Shocking Pinks – Cutout (Expanding Head Band Version) *NZ*
  • Air – J’ai Dormi Sous L’eau
  • Friendly Fires – Paris (Aeroplane Remix)
  • Nobody – Porpoise Song (Nobody Original Version Instrumental)
  • 808 State – Pacific State-Origin
  • King Midas Sound – Waiting For You
  • King Midas Sound – One Ting
  • Primal Scream – Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)
  • Shriekback – Lined Up (Disco Mix)
  • Saint Etienne – Kiss And Make Up (Midsummer Madness Mix)
  • Rhye – The Fall
  • Prefab Sprout – Nightingales
  • Fabulous/Arabia – Ballad Of State Highway 1 *NZ*
  • Bruce Springsteen – Dream Baby Dream (Live)
  • Toy – You Won’t Be The Same (Dub)
  • !!! – Me And Giuliani Down By The School Yard (A True Story)
  • Twisted Wires – Half Lives
  • Glass Candy – The Possessed
  • Chromatics – Cherry
  • Jagwar Ma – Man I Need
  • Jagwar Ma – Come Save Me
  • LCD Soundsystem – Someone Great
  • Vicarious Bliss – Theme From Vicarious Bliss (Justice Remix)
  • Lake Heartbeat – Between Dreams
  • Annie – Heartbeat (Alan Braxe Remix)
  • Beyond The Wizards Sleeve – Midas Reversed
  • Kavinsky ‎– Nightcall
  • Lake Heartbeat – Mystery
  • Smiths – Draize Train
  • Shocking Pinks – Smoke Screen (The Glimmers Beyond The Smoke Edit) *NZ*
  • Air – Le Soleil Est Pres De Moi
  • Doprah – Whatever You Want *NZ*
  • Jamie XX – Loud Places
  • Silk Rhodes – Face 2 Face
  • Silk Rhodes – Pains
  • Der Dritte Raum – Tanz der Schlaraffen
  • Roman Flugel – Connecting The Ghost