The Show: Yeah, I made a profile on Tinder…

The unmistakeable voice of rogue historian Michael Squeamish provides the backdrop for today’s show.

Direct download: The Joint – 23 January 2021

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

  • GABRIELS –  Love And Hate In A Different Time
  • DJ BORING –  I Know You Want To (Baltra Remix)
  • THE VACANT LOTS –  Rescue
  • MOMA READY –  Saving Grace
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE –  Prove It
  • TIM REAPER –  Cityscapes
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE –  For DOOM
  • DANNY L HARLE · MC BOING –  Boing Beat

[Michael Squeamish on Wigan Casino]

  • BUDDY MILES –  That’s The Way Life Is
  • BACKXWASH –  Demons (featuring Ada Rook & Devi McCallion)
  • GANSER –  Emergency Equipment & Exits
  • LAEL NEALE –  For No One For Now
  • NANCY SINATRA & LEE HAZLEWOOD –  Big Red Balloon
  • CHANNEL TRES –  Fuego (featuring Tyler, The Creator)
  • BABY QUEEN –  Raw Thoughts

[Michael Squeamish on Funk Punk]

  • MIDNIGHT SISTER –  Satellite
  • N.I.N.A –  A Bruta,A Braba,A Forte
  • DENZEL CURRY –  Live From The Abyss
  • MICA LEVI –  One Tear
  • SHAMIR –  Feminine Guy
  • ROSTAM –  Under Control
  • ARLO PARKS –  Caroline
  • JAZMINE SULLIVAN –  Girl Like Me (featuring H.E.R.)*
  • PIERO UMILIANI –  Lady Magnolia

[Michael Squeamish on the future of entertainments]

  • CALIFORNIA WORLD –  California World (G-Funk Remix)
  • 86INKA –  Born Against Destruction (featuring Zzay)
  • WIDOWSPEAK –  Romeo And Juliet
  • QUAKERS –  Approach With Caution (featuring Sampa The Great)
  • RUN THE JEWELS –  Ooh La La (Mexican Institute of Sound Remix featuring Santa Fe Klan)
  • SLAM –  Positive Education (Paula Temple’s MEGASHIFT Remix)
  • IVORIAN DOLL –  Rumours
  • NATION OF LANGUAGE –  Deliver Me From Wondering Why
  • TV PRIEST –  Press Gang

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Doomsday

RIP MF DOOM. 1971-2020.

Saddened to learn that MF DOOM aka Daniel Dumile, one of The Joint’s patron saints, passed away on 31 October 2020. The first quarter of the show today features some of DOOM’s highlights but it’s difficult to do justice to a lyrical genius, so follow these links for more detailed reflection…

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On a more joyous and Christmassy note, ‘Barry: The Man Who Moves The Music’ was released just before Xmas in honour of Ōtautahi scene champion, RDU Wednesday Drive host and all-around living legend Andrew Barry aka A BAZ. All proceeds go to the Christchurch City Mission – Te Whare Mīhana ki Ōtautahi. Have a listen below.

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And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 January 2021

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

  • MF DOOM – Gas Drawls
  • MF DOOM – Doomsday
  • VIKTOR VAUGHN – Saliva
  • KING GEEDORAH – Fazers
  • MADVILLAIN – America’s Most Blunted
  • MF DOOM – Hoe Cakes
  • BADBADNOTGOOD & MF DOOM – The Chocolate Conquistadors
  • BENTLEY – Sauce
  • HARRY NILSSON – Jump Into The Fire
  • JEAN PENNE – Chicken Katsu Curry
  • KARLITA – Body Language
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN – Mind Right feat. Liv.e (prod. Jay Versace)
  • MONO/POLY – As Long As The Love Is Divine
  • AZURE – Southern Tropics
  • 2XM – Solace
  • INSTANT FANTASY – Crimson and Clover
  • SHEET SWEATER – Glomesh
  • VIOLET FRENCH – Box Without Sides
  • MICA LEVI – Wings
  • STEVE REICH & PAT METHENY – Electric Counterpoint (Fast Movement – Part 3)
  • COM TRUISE – She melts
  • NNHMN – In darkness
  • NULL_USER – slow_wav
  • MOON WIRING CLUB – In Holiday 1801 Mood
  • STUBB – Love Will Tear Us Apart feat. Lowri

The Show: I can barely remember how it feels…

Almost the end of the year and out of the blue Joint favourite MICA LEVI sneakily drops her first ever solo album. For that reason there was a quick rejig of today’s playlist to start proceedings with possibly the shortest track we’ve played all year, but definitely the track with the longest name. See playlist details below.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 December 2020

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

  • MICA LEVI – A plain clothed Jimi Hendrix drives me to Newcastle. For some reason the trip will take 3 days and he is going to do it for £150. He drives really smoothly and only listens to one album which is by someone with Joy in their name. Joy’s music is covers of classic rock songs but with all the edge smoothed off. We arrive in Brazil and I impress someone because I say obrigado. The same person asks me to find them an intern. I don’t think I can but I try. I am nervous in the girls changing room and play trap songs loud off my phone.
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN & JESS ASPINWALL – Cant I? (feat. luis)
  • FRENCH CONCESSION – Peak
  • JUNO IS – It’s No Groover
  • MARSHEAUX – We Met Bernard Sumner At A Christmas Party Last Night
  • IN AETERNAM VALE + VERONICA VASICKA – Ghost Rider
  • I DRINK YOUR BLOOD – The Black Widower
  • ALTHEA AND DONNA – Uptown Top Ranking
  • THE REVOLUTIONARIES – Kunta Kinte
  • YOUNG GHO​$​T X LIAM K. SWIGGS – POSSESSED
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Occultation
  • SMURPHY – Intuition
  • SOULWAX – Empty Dancefloor *
  • SHUBOSTAR – Lynch
  • 2XM – Floating Desire
  • THE SECRET SOUL SOCIETY – I Can’t Sleep at Night
  • GALCHER LUSTWERK – I Had To Slow It Down
  • EQUALS – Azym
  • ARMS AND SLEEPERS – So Much Sometimes
  • ANDY BELL – Indica
  • BILLY NOMATES – Hippy Elite
  • ROBERTA FIDORA – BLACK ARROW
  • BORN DAYS – Is This Reality
  • DRY CLEANING – Scratchcard Lanyard
  • DRY CLEANING – Spoils
  • DRY CLEANING – Phone Scam
  • STEPHEN MCCARTHY – Pretty City
  • SAINT SATORI – Middle Eastern Love Song

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Time to light the lamp and trim the wick

Not the TENNIS track (“Diamond Rings”) we played on the show today but the 1970s Carpenters inspired video for “I Miss That Feeling.” A duo from Denver, Colorado who like to get a Stevie Nicks / Cyndi Lauper / Karen Carpenter vibe going on.

Direct download: The Joint – 18 November 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Lidly – Unbeliever
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – Deadly Valentine (Soulwax Remix)
  • Crackazat – Rainbow Fantasia
  • Kornél Kovács – While The Record Spins
  • k2k – We Down For
  • BOY HARSHER – Country Girl
  • AK/DK – Lagom
  • Tennis – Diamond Rings *
  • Siassia & Tokobina – In the world
  • Neil MacLeod – Turns II
  • Mica Levi – Interlude 2
  • indi – Demeter
  • Caramel Smooth Heaven – Time
  • Miniatures – Try
  • Exploded View – Mirror of the Madman
  • Airiel – Inside Out
  • Greita – Est_Ouest
  • Thinh – Yellow Balm
  • Tambo’s House – Ricochet
  • Helena Hauff – Gift
  • Shit And Shine – Behind You Back
  • Longmont Potion Castle – Wallet-Sized Wildfire
  • Swarvy – Ahoy!
  • POLO – beauty
  • _dxno – gems
  • Mr. Lif & Brass Menažeri – What About Us_! (feat. DJ Mr. Sonny James)
  • Alton Ellis – A Fool
  • Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Sugar
  • Teen Daze – On The Edge Of A New Age

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

Break it down in an afternoon. Mix it up with a little spoon.

Why the flip did no one tell us about this RULING ELITE video???

Want more of THIS RULING ELITE? Head over to their BANDCAMP.

Right. That’s enough about them. Have a listen to us.

Direct download: The Joint – 11 February 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Frank Booker – Hope
  • Crooked Lidz – Return to camp bay
  • Mori-Ra – Water
  • Tomorrow’s People – Let’s Get Down With The Beat
  • Arms and Sleepers – You May Visit The Cosmos
  • Borrowed cs – Jazz clap
  • Joy Orbison – Fuerza
  • Mono Girl – Uneven
  • Mica Levi – Graveyard
  • Mica Levi – Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Mica Levi – Vanity
  • Sampha – Under
  • Shades Arcade – Naked Vibes
  • Average Rap Band – Entertainment (feat. Kody Neilson)
  • Seaside x Dharma Rat – Saan Nu
  • 6Foot – Marleys! feat. Karson
  • The Simpsons – Medicinal Marijuana
  • Lobsterdust – It’s Fun To Smoke Dust (Queen vs. Satan) feat. Pastor Gary Greenwald
  • Yoshinori Hayashi – Playing
  • Quarta 330 – Resonate 3
  • ITPDWIP – Blinded By The Light
  • TOM And His Computer – Eighty Four feat. Roxy
  • Jules Space People – DX7 of Love
  • Information Flash – Early in the Mornin’
  • The Ruling Elite – Break it down *
  • The Trendees – Dona Marina
  • Super Paradise – All My Friends
  • Azure – System Groove

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.