The Show: The Tranquillusionist

We didn’t completely do it justice but on today’s show we wanted to highlight Helen Zaltzman’s rebranding of her Allusionist podcast as the Tranquillusionist.

Designed to soothe rather than provoke, the shows so far include a monologue of punchlines to well known jokes and another composed of the lyrics to “Imagine” but deconstructed in backwards alphabetical order.

Our favourite though is the reading of a list of the Westminster Kennel Club Best In Show winners from 1907 all the way through to this year. Much respect to Warren Remedy, the only dog to have won Westminster three years in a row.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 April 2020

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

  • SUZI QUATRO –  Warm Leatherette
  • TAVES –  Decant
  • GORILLAZ –  Aries (featuring Peter Hook & Georgia)
  • AYA –  Burying A War ( Billie x Leftfield )
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Wassily
  • CHARLI XCX –  Forever
  • LEZ POP –  STRAP ON
  • MERE NOTILDE –  Sample Heaven
  • OUIJA MACC –  Fall Thru Da Floor
  • RUMBLEFISH –  Tug Boat Line
  • REVOLUTIONARY ARMY OF THE INFANT JESUS –  Belonging/O Nata Lux
  • PALE BLUE –  I Walk Alone With Acid
  • EGOTRIP –  Dreamworld (World Of Dreams Mix)
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Night Scars
  • DJ これからの緊急災害 –  MotherFvcker
  • SEAN PAUL –  Get Busy
  • QUELLE CHRIS & CHRIS KEYS –  Sacred Safe (featuring Homeboy Sandman, Cavalier & Merrill Garbus)
  • ROXY MUSIC –  Mother Of Pearl
  • ORAX –  Above
  • THE STROKES –  The Adults Are Talking
  • FERA –  Stupida
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS & KOOL AID –  Rave Smack Talk
  • MARC RILEY & THE CREEPERS –  Shadow Figure
  • SKIN FLESH AND BONES –  Bones Dub
  • LINGUA IGNOTA –  O Ruthless Great Divine Director
  • BYRELL THE GREAT –  Happy CVNT (featuring Buddah & Divoli)
  • abstract projections –  habits
  • NO AGE –  Feeler
  • SPARKS –  Amateur Hour
  • POZI –  Whitewashing

The Show: Heaven knows there’s a God and she’s grieving

Direct download: The Joint – 27 July 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BEAK  –  Minus Pillow
  • T-SHRT  –  Blow The Whistle (Funkmasta Turk Fix)
  • DEENA ABDELWAHED  –  Rabbouni (Enyang Ha Remix)
  • MORMOR  –  Outside
  • KNIFE WIFE  –  Silly Pony
  • PATRICE RUSHEN  –  Forget Me Nots (12 Inch Version)
  • CHARLI XCX & CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS  –  Gone
  • NAS  –  Royalty (featuring RaVaughn)
  • GAWD STATUS  –  Heavy Metal
  • BABYTRON (YUNG BABY TATE)  –  #megatronchallenge
  • SARATHY KORWAR  –  Bol (Featuring Zia Ahmed & Aditya Prakash)
  • JANEK SCHAEFER  –  What Comes Around
  • WARREN G & NATE DOGG  –  Regulate (Rhythm Scholar Funk For Days Remix)
  • BLACK DRESSES  –  NAUSEA 2019
  • SHANGRI-LAS, THE  –  Past, Present, Future
  • LINGUA IGNOTA  –  May Failure Be Your Noose
  • 6SISS  –  Prisma
  • FREE YOUTH  –  We Can Move
  • GAVELMAN  –  FB Acid
  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB  –  Teeth
  • STRANGE RANGER  –  Message To You
  • ATTARAZAT ADDAHABIA & FARADJALLAH  –  Al Hadaoui الهداوي
  • SQUID  –  The Cleaner
  • TIN MAN  –  Flutter
  • THE DSM IV  –  Racist Man*
  • LAKOU MIZIK x 79RS GANG  –  Iko Kreyòl (DJ Windows 98 Mix)
  • DJ SHADOW  –  Rocket Fuel (featuring De La Soul)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.