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The Show: Game over

game-over

Greetings friends, family, whānau.

Today is our last show before we head off on an indefinite sabbatical. Other commitments mean we need to take a break for a while.

The Joint first broadcast on RDU way back in July 2001 when the frequency was still 98.3FM. We started out on Sunday afternoons but after a while switched to Saturday afternoons. The reasons are lost in the mists of time.

By our really rough and unscientific calculations we reckon we’ve done 665 shows so far. That makes this final show today episode number 666. Not a shabby effort really. To put that in some completely unrelated context Ryan Giggs made 672 league appearances for Manchester United and David O’Leary made 558 league appearance for Arsenal.

Thank you for all your kind messages via Facebook, Twitter and the RDU text machine. It was a blast.

To paraphrase and plagiarise James Murphy…

Yeah, we lost our edge
The kids came up from behind
We lost our edge to the kids
From France and from London
And from Christchurch
But we were there
We lost our edge to better-looking people
With better ideas and more talent
And they’re actually really, really nice

xox
Ka kite ano
The Herb Whisperer & Fraserhead

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-04-09-12-16.mp3

Here’s the playlist in full…

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

The Show: Cold like a lager beer

Some stars are serious about being not serious and some stars are not serious about being serious. Our favourite Canadian Tiga doesn’t seem to care too much and lets the sock puppets in his head do the talking. Watch the video above for some excellent DIY media and PR training.

And here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [163MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: “Like shearing a pig”

No criticism is implied.

No criticism is implied.

This is how Vladimir Putin deals with vexatious and frivolous enquiries about US citizens being lost in the Moscow airport transit lounge:

“In any case, I’d rather not deal with such questions, because anyway it’s like shearing a pig – lots of screams but little wool.”

Read the full story. He should watch Deliverance. And while he may not have a fondness for pigs he does have a love for horses. And guns. And knives. And judo.

And here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [157MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: And & And

We really were promised jetpacks.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm – 87MB

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm – 92MB