The Show: I cannot understand how he sleeps at night

Open Mike Eagle is the linchpin holding today’s show together with two songs taken from his Comedy Central Show “The New Negroes”

The rest of the show is interspersed with musings on the past, present and future of social media. We recommend listening to the full TED talk given by Carole Cadwalladr.

Direct download: The Joint – 18 May 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • LORI BALMER  –  Four Faces West
  • GHOSTFACE KILLAH, RZA  –  On That Sht Again
  • JARV IS…  –  Must I Evolve?
  • DJ HAUS  –  See U In My Dreams (Lone Remix)
  • SLOWTHAI  –  Nothing Great About Britain
  • BAD BREEDING  –  Whose Cause?
  • CRUMB  –  Nina
  • JUST MUSTARD  –  Tennis

Cory Doctorow

  • JACKIE MENDOZA  –  Puppet Angels
  • J-E-T-S  –  Real Truth (featuring Tkay Maidza)
  • HARUOMI HOSONO  –  Sports Men
  • UNLOVED  –  Devils Angels (Liminanas Remix)
  • A$AP FERG  –  Pups (featuring A$ap Rocky)
  • MISS RED  –  Shut In Your Head
  • STORMZY  –  Vossi Bop
  • WILLIAM ALEXANDER  –  Diamond Toes
  • LIFE  –  Moral Fibre

Carole Cadwalladr*

  • KATE TEMPEST  –  Firesmoke
  • NORMA TANEGA  –  You’re Dead
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Unknown
  • STEF CHURA  –  They’ll Never
  • OPERATORS  –  I Feel Emotion
  • PUTO TITO  –  Melodia Daquelas
  • TSHEGUE  –  The Wheel
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE & LIZZO  –  Extra Consent
  • OKKVLT KɅTT  –  Killing Enemies x Banmaskim

Chris Hughes

  • PATIENCE  –  The Girls Are Chewing Gum
  • DENZEL CURRY  –  Ricky
  • PIXX  –  Andean Condor
  • MESCALINUM UNITED  –  We Have Arrived
  • RECTANGLES  –  Suspended Animation
  • DEPTH DEATH  –  Ronin
  • GIRL IN RED  –  Girls
  • BODY TYPE  –  Free To Air

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Scissor Sister

We’re enjoying the first couple of tunes from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds new album so much we snuck one on to the show today. “She Taught Me How to Fly” first caught our eye on an episode of Later with Jools Holland at the end of October. Look carefully. One member of the band is on backing scissors.

Direct download: The Joint – 2 December 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • GWENNO  –  Le Kov Trailer #1
  • JANE WEAVER  –  The Architect (Andy Votel’s Brutaliszt 250kg Readymix)
  • STATIK SELEKTAH  –  Put Jewels On It (featuring Run The Jewels)
  • NOT WAVING  –  Where Are We
  • ESCAPE-ISM  –  Almost No One (Can Have My Love)
  • REMY MA  –  Wake Me Up (featuring Lil’ Kim)
  • OVERMONO  –  Inulin
  • COLD CAVE  –  Glory
  • YAEJI  –  Raingurl
  • BLACK ASTEROID  –  Howl (Black Dub Remix)
  • NOAHS DARK  –  Inward
  • THUNDER JACKSON  –  Guilty Party
  • GO-KART MOZART  –  When You’re Depressed
  • NEW BAD THINGS  –  Josh Has A Crush On A Femme From Reed
  • MEATRAFFLE  –  ‘Ndrangheta Allotment
  • MARVIN GAYE  –  Hitch Hike
  • DJ PREMIER  –  Our Streets (featuring A$AP Ferg)
  • MADVILLAIN  –  Great Day (Four Tet Remix)
  • PINKSHINYULTRABLAST  –  In The Hanging Gardens
  • ANNA BURCH  –  2 Cool 2 Care
  • CARMEN CANEDO  –  Becoming Human
  • YUNG LEAN  –  Metallic Intuition
  • STEFFLON DON, SKEPTA  –  Ding-A-Ling (featuring Skepta)
  • RAKTA  –  Atrativos da Mentira
  • IKONIKA  –  Oral Suspension
  • IAMDDB  –  Shade
  • LIMINANAS, THE  –  Istanbul Is Sleepy (featuring Anton Newcombe)
  • PEREL  –  Die Dimension
  • RUN THE JEWELS  –  Mean Demeanor (Explicit)
  • JANE WEAVER  –  The Architect
  • GWENNO  –  Le Kov Trailer #2

The Show: The return of Tulip Black

Lady Tulip
Lady Tulip aka Tulip Black, turning things upside down just like Diana Ross.

Her last appearance on The Joint was back in 2009 and today is the return of Lady Tulip. She’s not too pleased either after missing out on tickets to Beyoncé’s three Auckland gigs in October which means she will be playing the darkest, scariest R&B that she can find. Hold tight.

And here’s the playlist in full…

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12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Blobs of red jelly

Thank you long time listener Michael Mickelbart for bringing to our attention the brand new Isolée single “Allowance”. It’s lovely minimal house that reminds us of the early days of The Joint. You can watch the video for “Allowance” below. Be warned – it features ghosts and blobs of red jelly. Nice to have you tuned in from the USA, Michael!

Allow us to also recommend the Delusions of Grandeur podcast hosted by Norm de Plume. Always a fantastic selection from a classy record label. Put us on to the fantastic disco sounds of Drop Out Orchestra and the new “Pathfinder” EP by Toby Tobias. Hear more goodness over at DoG’s Soundcloud page.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm [108MB]

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm [95MB]

This show accompanied by: Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager

The Show: Bailterspace coming home?

I quite like the new Bailterspace album “Strobosphere”. One of my favourite bands of all time. The new album brings back good memories of their Christchurch gigs in the late 1980s and early 1990s, possibly the loudest gigs I’ve ever been to.

Bailterspace have been based in NYC for many years now so I never thought I would get to see them play live ever again. Am very tempted to go see them at Laneway in Auckland but found out yesterday that they will be playing at The Dux here in Christchurch on Saturday 2 Feb!!! That’s what I call a homecoming.

Below is the video for “World We Share” from the latest album “Strobosphere”. Damn fine clanging deep sea fishing trawler rock ‘n’ roll I say.

xox Fraserhead

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

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1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm [96MB]

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