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: The President Of New Zealand

Direct download: The Joint – 4 November 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • GRIZZLY BEAR  –  Two Weeks (Chopnotslop Remix)
  • AKCEPT  –  Dreader Than Dread
  • EL PAN BLANCO  –  Corredor Callejero
  • SNAPPED ANKLES  –  Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin
  • YUMI ZOUMA  –  December (Chad Valley Remix)
  • GALATÉE  –  Paris
  • KANGAROO SKULL  –  P.O.N-3
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO  –  Untitled
  • MGMT  –  Little Dark Age
  • RAKTA  –  Rodeados Pela Beleza
  • SHIRLEY ELLIS  –  The Name Game
  • CCFX  –  Venetian Screens
  • SPACEHEADS  –  The Revolution Sashays Up The Mall

The New Washington*

  • AMINE  –  Squeeze
  • EARTHGANG  –  Artificial
  • A THOUSAND HOURS  –  French Disko
  • 48 CHAIRS  –  Snap It Around
  • ORIELLES, THE  –  Let Your Dogtooth Grow
  • SEAMS, THE  –  Lemonade
  • [ WEX 10 ]  –  Belgium Vision (Original Mix)
  • TEEN COMMANDMENTS  –  History
  • DJRUM  –  Showreel Pt2
  • KREPT & KONAN  –  Ask Flipz (featuring Stormzy)
  • ROOTS MANUVA  –  Don’t Breathe Out
  • SITCOM  –  Shop ‘Til U Drop (featuring Jennifer Vanilla)
  • LEE RANALDO  –  Uncle Skeleton
  • SMOOKY MARGIELAA  –  Stay’100
  • SEXUAL OBJECTS, THE  –  Sometimes (Boards Of Canada Remix)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.