The Show: Is your muffin buttered?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 26 June 2021

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

  • FAMILY FODDER – Debbie Harry
  • WET LEG – Chaise Longue *
  • UV-TV – Distant Lullaby
  • JW FRANCIS – John, Take Me With You
  • DUCKS LTD. – As Big As All Outside
  • PLUTO CASTLE – Tell Me Anything
  • YAW TOG, STORMZY & KWESI ARTHUR – Sore (Remix)
  • WOLF FANG MIDI – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
  • RS PRODUÇÕES – Ansiedade
  • TAQBIR – Al​-​Zuki Akbar
  • GRECCO ROMANK – Worm Regenerate
  • FORD – The Lines You Make
  • QUAKERS – Double Jointed (featuring The Koreatown Oddity)
  • BLACKSEA NÃO MAYA – Reborda
  • DAMON ALBARN – The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows
  • TAPHARI – Table 42 (featuring Pink Siifu)
  • JOSEPH COTTON – No Touch The Style
  • SELF ESTEEM – I Do This All The Time
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Omuzira (featuring MC Yallah)
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION – Thot Shit
  • DUB ORGANISER – Herbal Dub
  • AMON TOBIN PRESENTS STONE GIANTS – Metropole
  • ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION – Comin’ Over Here (featuring Stewart Lee) [Neolithic]
  • BEAR BONES, LAY LOW / HIGH WOLF – Bálsamo Verde
  • SPACE AFRIKA – B£E (featuring Blackhaine)
  • TAQBIR – Sma3
  • MARTINA TOPLEY BIRD – Pure Heart
  • KATY J PEARSON – Take Back The Radio (Flying Mojito Bros Refrito Dub)
  • ARMAND HAMMER & THE ALCHEMIST – Falling Out The Sky (featuring Earl Sweatshirt)
  • BEABADOOBEE – Cologne
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Afro Samurai (featuring Don Zilla)
  • KELLY LEE OWENS – Night (Shorter Roza Remix)
  • JELLY BONBON – Forbidden Lover

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Every time we meet we play hide and seek

It’s taken a little over 11 months but The Herb Whisperer has finally managed to watch his first complete film of 2020 – Steve McQueen’s “Lovers Rock”. Admittedly, it’s only 70 minutes long so it wasn’t much of a stretch.  Plus 10 of those 70 minutes were comprised of just one song, the extended (then a cappella) version of Janet Kay’s “Silly Games” that closes today’s show

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 12 December 2020

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

  • THE COMET IS COMING – Imminent (featuring Joshua Idehen)
  • PVA  –  Exhaust / Surroundings (Girl Band / Daniel Fox Remix)
  • BACKHUS & FERNANDO PICON  –  Dirty Sexy Freak (Original Mix)
  • NAZAR  –  2 African Sickos (featuring Citizen Boy)
  • THE REVOLUTIONARIES  –  Kunta Kinte (Dub Plate Mix)

[PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Black Bitches Matter Hoe Skit]

  • JENNY LEWIS & SERENGETI   –  Unblu
  • DRY CLEANING  –  Scratchcard Lanyard
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Razberry
  • حبيبي فنك SHARHABEEL AHMED  –  Argos Farfish
  • THE LOUNGE SOCIETY  –  Burn The Heather

[PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  333GET@ME Skit]

  • NO ONE KNOWS WHO DID THIS  –  Tortillas
  • PILLOW QUEENS  –  Holy Show
  • QUAKERS  –  Hit List (featuring Cazeaux O.L.S.O)
  • YARD ACT  –  Peanuts
  • THIS HEEL  –  Black Hole
  • GOD’S WONDERFUL RAILWAY  –  Hazelnuts In March
  • AUGENWASSER  –  Antennas
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Richard Pryor
  • MIRRORS  –  Shirley
  • OLDE BOI AND THE SOUNDS IN HIS HEAD  –  Kill Your Love
  • HAIKU HANDS  –  Suck My Cherry
  • CHUBBY AND THE GANG  –  Speed Kills
  • MRS DINK  –  Wouldn’t You Like 2 B A Pepper 2
  • SHO MADJOZI  –  Jamani
  • GIRL IN RED  –  Two Queens In A King Sized Bed

[PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  One Hit Moo Skit]

  • QUAKERS  –  Fa Real (featuring Jeru The Damaja)
  • STRAIGHT GIRL  –  Limón
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Body
  • TAFI & GREEN DOOR ALLSTARS  –  Diloeshutubui
  • WITCH EGG  –  Greener Pools
  • SLEAFORD MODS  –  Shortcummings

[PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Pick Up TF Phone Skit]

  • MARIKA HACKMAN  –  In Undertow
  • DIGITAL SEX  –  Point Of Light
  • JANET KAY  –  Silly Games (Lovers Rock Version)*

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The One with Kajagoogoo

One Gen X’er’s piece of throwaway 80’s pop crap is another Gen Z’er’s twenty-twenties vaporwave classic – or so it would seem.

We were forced to re-evaluate and, yes, appreciate Kajagoogoo’s “Hang On Now” after the song featured in Sofie’s recent Bleep mix.

Sofie herself appears in today’s show along with a brand new track from John Carpenter, which seems a good reason as any to post a video of The Thing remade with the cast of Pingu.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 July 2020

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

  • KAJAGOOGOO  –  Hang On Now (Extended Mix)
  • MERA BHAI  –  Jama El F’na Bootleg
  • TERRELL HINES & VINCE STAPLES  –  Get Up
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS  –  Fruity Loop
  • SCOOTER JAY  –  You Left Your Shoes At My Door
  • APRIL MARCH  –  Nous Allons Être Amis
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Girls In The Hood
  • SOFIE  –  Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • CULTS  –  Spit You Out
  • NÍDIA  –  Jam
  • DUMA  –  Lionsblood
  • PORRIDGE RADIO  –  Good For You (with Lala Lala)
  • BROCKHAMPTON  –  N.S.T
  • vcr-classique  –  private island
  • LYNN CASTLE  –  Rose Colored Corner
  • MOODYMANN  –  Slow Down
  • MEINGO, THE KOREATOWN ODDITY  –  mASShup
  • REAL SOUNDS, THE  –  Tornados Vs Dynamos (3-3)
  • JOHN CARPENTER  –  Skeleton
  • ZULI  –  Trigger Finger (Lee Gamble Remix)
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Yates And Madison
  • !!!  –  Do The Dial Tone
  • JAYDA G  –  Both Of Us (Original Mix)
  • STANDING ON THE CORNER  –  G-E-T-O-U-T!! The Ghetto (Pt.I)
  • LADY LYKEZ  –  Jackie Chan (featuring LOGAN_OLM, DIZZLE_KID, JAMMZ SCRATCHA_DVA)
  • 10TIGERS  –  RAGE
  • RANDY AND THE GOATS  –  New York Survivor
  • LOUS AND THE YAKUZA  –  Solo
  • DJ SIMLOCKED  –  Oops Edit
  • POZI  –  The Nightmare
  • JÓNSI  –  Swill

 

The Show: Dogshit Policies

Interstitial (been waiting to use that word for a while) spoken word pieces taken  from AOC’s questioning of Mark Zuckerberg during a recent US congressional hearing, with Zuckerberg’s responses neatly summarized by Nish Kumar during Bugle 4121 – “Dogshit policies”.

 

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 November 2019

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

  • DISQ – All I Do Is Nothing
  • FRANCE SAUVAGE – Parle Toi De Nous
  • THE RAVISHING BEAUTIES – Arctic Death (John Peel Session)
  • BLACK MARBLE – Private Show
  • 75 DOLLAR BILL – There’s No Such Thing As A King Bee

AOC vs Zuckerberg 1

  • ESSAIE PAS – Corps Étranger
  • DESTROYER – Crimson Tide
  • AFRIQUA – Space Dookie (featuring Big Farma)
  • THE ORIELLES – Come Down On Jupiter

AOC vs Zuckerberg 2

  • AQXDM – Infrared
  • RABIT – STARBELLY_6_MIA
  • ASHER D – Top Boy (featuring D Double E, Big Tobz & P Money)
  • LOUIS MOHOLO – You Ain’t Gonna Know Me ‘Cos You Think You Know Me

AOC vs Zuckerberg 3

  • PENGUIN CAFE – At The Top Of The Hill, They Stood…
  • LIZZO – Good As Hell (featuring Ariana Grande)
  • SIG NU GRIS – Gang Starr – Skills (Sig Nu Gris Fixation)
  • BOBBIE GENTRY – Reunion
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION – Hot Girl Summer (featuring Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)

AOC vs Zuckerberg 4

  • SPECIAL REQUEST – Vortex 164 (Sully Remix)
  • GIRL IN RED – Bad Idea!
  • SMOKING MIRROR, THE – Siren Girl
  • SQUID – Match Bet

Nish Kumar vs AOC vs Zuckerberg*

  • JOHNNY GOTH – Let Them In
  • FRANK OCEAN – DHL
  • LUNG DART – AV Duet
  • PATIO – Split
  • BLAWAN – Many Many Pings
  • LIGHTNING BOLT – All Insane

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The smell of boiled eggs reminds me of Halloween

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 October 2019

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

  • JUN11  –  Who Is Still Dreaming?
  • SMOKE ON THE HORIZON  –  90 25
  • PLANET ASIA & DJ CONCEPT  –  Gold Vases (Oh No Remix)
  • FLOATED  –  Swirling Brain
  • RITA BRAGA  –  National Anthem To The Moon
  • R. ELIZABETH – An Image Is Different
  • CARLA DAL FORNO  –  No Trace
  • PLEASURE VENOM  –  Deth Music
  • DRY CLEANING  –  Viking Hair
  • ANNA MEREDITH  –  Inhale Exhale
  • LIGHTNING BOLT  –  Hüsker Dön’t
  • RABIT  –  STARBELLY_7_HOLE_LEX_LUGER
  • ROGER ROBINSON  –  Stay
  • YAO BOBBY & SIMON GRAB  –  Diamonds (Dhangsha Remix)
  • JONATHAN PIE vs PINCH – The Extinction Rebellion Returns vs  Border Control
  • MOOR MOTHER  –  Black Flight
  • MASSIVE ATTACK  –  Risingson (Setting Sun Dub Two)
  • BROCKHAMPTON  –  Heaven Belongs To You
  • VANISHING TWIN  –  You Are Not An Island
  • GUCCI MANE  –  Big Booty (featuring Megan Thee Stallion)
  • SHIT AND SHINE  –  Salty Tomato
  • KOKO  –  Mostrami Come
  • WOLFRAM  –  Automatic (featuring Peaches) (12″ Mix)
  • ROYAL TRUX  –  Get Used To This (Ariel Pink Remix)
  • PHILAMORE LINCOLN  –  The North Wind Blew South
  • HOMEBOY SANDMAN  –  Far Out*
  • WEEKEND  –  Summerdays
  • COCO ELECTRIK  –  Strange Days
  • JANE WEAVER  –  Slow Motion (Loops Variation)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.