Tag Archives: Mad Frank

The Show: Gimme more Star Wars, gimme open barre chords…

Driving around town yesterday listening to RNZ resulted in multiple earworms and tangled musical threads that needed dealing with. That’s the official explanation for FUN BOY THREE, BANANARAMA, ROXY MUSIC, LL COOL J and a few other cuts from the 60s, 70s and 80s making it on to the show today.

Every track on the show is a highlight, so it feels mean to play favourites, but a tip of the hat to Bill of Human Pleasure Radio for putting us on to Kiwi Jr. In a parallel universe The Cars would have signed to Flying Nun and their offspring would eventually become the house band for a shady sake bar in Toronto. You don’t even have to imagine it, here’s the video…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 January 2020

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

  • FUN BOY THREE – The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum
  • FUN BOY THREE – It Ain’t What You Do It’s The Way That You Do It (feat. Bananarama)
  • BANANARAMA – Aie a Mwana
  • ROXY MUSIC – Pyjamarama
  • EYEDRESS – Trauma
  • THOMAS ISBISTER – A Sign
  • SALAD BOYS – Onwards And Downwards
  • KIWI JR. – Gimme More *
  • MAD FRANK – Pick your pocket
  • LL COOL J – I Can’t Live Without My Radio
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – Dreams
  • LABI SIFFRE – I Got The…
  • THE VILLAGE CALLERS – Hector
  • THE HONEY DRIPPERS – Impeach The President
  • YĪN YĪN – One Inch Punch
  • PAPLOCO – BISH I GOT
  • GOLDEN BUG & IN FIELDS – Ground (feat. Phoebe Coco)
  • THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND – It’s The Wrong Goodie
  • TOM OF ENGLAND – In Your Town
  • ASE MANUAL – PUT YO ASS (HANDS UP) (feat. Escooter)
  • BYRELL THE GREAT – Hymm For Battle
  • DOCKET PRINTER – Ernie Binn
  • HOVVDY – Pixie
  • TOSHFUMI HINATA – 新しい遊牧民 Atarashii Yuhbokumin
  • FUROR – THE LAST OF US
  • EXAEL – lash (with nm) (vocal dub)
  • TRUCK STOP ALIEN – Desolate (Extended Version)
  • GRAPHEINE – Awake

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: If this was easy everyone would be doing it

Can’t get enough of this…

Or this…

It’s the Joe Sampson connection at work.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 23 November 2019

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

  • LAIMA – Disco Pregnancy
  • LAUMĖ – Darkside
  • LA VAMPIRES DOES COLOGNE – LOVEDBYYOU
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – FORGETINU
  • NEUVO WAVO – Eye Of The Phoenix
  • MAGIC SHOPPE – Candy Flip
  • SALAD BOYS – This Issue
  • PAVLOV’S PUSS – Look Smart, Talking About Art *
  • THE RESPONSE – Faded Paper
  • MAD FRANK – Keep your head up
  • SOCCER MOMMY – yellow is the color of her eyes
  • THOMAS ISBISTER – Happy in the Dark
  • HOVVDY – So Brite
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – Pachuco Cadaver
  • AISHA DEVI – The Favor Of Fire (Equiknoxx Remix feat. Gavsborg & Shanique Marie)
  • PAPLOCO – PSYCHOSIS VIP
  • AKAI SOLO & PINK SIIFU – Labor Day feat. KingCarter
  • PETER KULI – ok boomer w/ jedwill
  • SNOWY, JASON WILLIAMSON – EFFED
  • LOEFAH – Ginnocchio
  • GIANT SWAN – 55 Year Old Daughter
  • ENA – Query
  • GOTT – Total Kommander
  • ELKKA – Every Body Is Welcome
  • DIE ORANGEN – Der Krautback
  • DEADBEAT – Put on Your Red Shoes and Trance

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Went to the party, I just sit on the back stairs…

Direct download: The Joint – 31 August 2019

And notebooks out completists, here’s the playlist in full…

  • JAINS MIND – Can’t Let Go
  • L’ÉPÉE – Ghost Rider
  • KIM GORDON – Sketch Artist
  • 100 GECS – 745 sticky
  • LIGHTNING BOLT – Air Conditioning
  • SNO GLOBE – Happy Place
  • UBER DRIVER – Learn U
  • CLEOPHUS & LIGHTSKINJOHN – Auckland Blues
  • CLEOPHUS & LIGHTSKINJOHN – Out Here
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – NORTHLANDS CARPARK
  • MUSHMAN – IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN REDWOOD
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION 法國租界 – Waves
  • MAD FRANK – Worthy
  • LINA TULLGREN – Bad At Parties *
  • KONRADSEN – Television Land
  • MISS REPRESENTED – The Truth is Out There
  • DRUGFACE – Dragonfly (Iñigo Vontier Remix)
  • CURSES – Puttanesca
  • 2XM – Dancing Styles
  • KAREEM EL MORR – Eros 404
  • GOLDEN BABY – What A Strange Life
  • LINDSTRØM – Really Deep Snow
  • AKSK – Special Times & Places
  • Q – Keep It Strong (Unreleased Dub Edit)
  • BRIAN BENNETT – Ocean Glide
  • ALEXANDER ARPEGGIO & MARLENE STARK – Fitnessstudio
  • SOCCERPRACTISE – Younger Looking Skin

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m taking what’s mine, then giving it up…

Always hooked on what Tamaryn‘s up to.

Direct download: The Joint – 27 April 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • 2XM – Distance (Explorer Of The Humankind Remix)
  • LOUIS COLE – Freaky Times
  • LIZZO – Juice
  • LAFAWNDAH – Parallel
  • GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE – Boutyah
  • IVAN THE TOLERABLE AND HIS ELASTIC BAND – Mothra
  • TAMARYN – Path to Love *
  • PENELOPE TRAPPES – Burn On (Mogwai Rework)
  • ANNA PEAKER – Helicidae
  • HELENA CELLE – Realtime
  • ISLET – Clouds
  • MAD FRANK – Leviathan
  • GGALLAN PARTRIDGE – Eyesore
  • ESCAPE-ISM – What Sign (Was Frankenstein?)
  • POZI – KCTMO
  • CYMANDE – Dove
  • PREFUSE 73 – The Contour Of Every Pitch Beat
  • MEDAL – Bright Shining Lie
  • KHOTIN – Looping Good
  • WOLF MÜLLER MEETS THE NILE PROJECT – Mabomba Dance (Long Version)
  • TIGER & WOODS – Kelly McGillis
  • NEIL MACLEOD – We

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I still get nervous metaphysically…

Artwork by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend BLAIR PARKES

Musically the New Year used to feel like the graveyard shift of the music business –  a time of the year full of remixes and reissues and repackaging. This year, maybe due to the kids just getting on with getting on there seems to be a steady stream of releases coming out of Christchurch – Ōtautahi.

For that reason on the show today listen out for recent releases from Joint favourites Kelvin Hurts (ex CHC now ALK), Liam K. Swiggs, Mad Frank, Dilemma Beats, Jagā, a sneaky threesome from pickle darling, and some synth loveliness from the mysterious Supernova Wolf. Plus we plunder the immaculate selections of Keytars & Violins for some of the best left field techno of 2018. Happy New Year.

And speaking of Christchurch output, the artwork above is by New Brighton and Christchurch music legend Blair Parkes. Listen to his tunes at https://blairparkes.bandcamp.com and have a peek at his artworks at https://blairparkes.wordpress.com

Direct download: The Joint – 5 January 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • KELVIN HURTS – Introduction
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – WE SMOKE 19
  • KATERINA – Be A Child
  • PATRICIA KOKETT – Luxor
  • PICKLE DARLING – Happy Together (feat. Skirts) *
  • PICKLE DARLING – Biology
  • PICKLE DARLING – Greta
  • JIMOTHY LACOSTE – I CAN SPEAK SPANISH
  • MAD FRANK – Home by now
  • ANNUAL LEAF – A Head A Wing A Heart
  • DON PAPA – Kånge (DJ Sotofett Remix)
  • JAGĀ – Nocturnal (Dilemma Beats Remix)
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Longing
  • 51717 – Techelet
  • DONATO DOZZY – Cleo
  • JOHN T. GAST – Angela
  • WHODAMANNY – The Light of TCP
  • H. RUSSELL-ASHE – Kivaaluun
  • ESCAPE EARTH – Bleep Inside
  • AOUD – SE MKII
  • MOLLY – Si Seulement
  • SUPERNOVA WOLF – Sunset

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.