The Show: Vulgar testaments to capitalism.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 September 2021

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

  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Outta Town Freestyle
  • CLINIC  –  I Can’t Stand the Rain
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER & ELIZABETH FRASER  –  Tales From The Trash Stratum
  • JARVIS COCKER  –  Aline
  • MOOR MOTHER  –  Shekere (featuring Lojii)
  • LADY SOCRATEZ  –  Shotgun
  • CL  –  SPICY
  • LUKAS WIGFLEX & SON OF PHILIP  –  Godstruth
  • WARRINGTON-RUNCORN NEW TOWN DEVELOPMENT PLAN  –  Managed Decline
  • FORD  –  The Lines You Make
  • VAZZ  –  Breath
  • ANDY SHAUF  –  Spanish On The Beach
  • PENELOPE ISLES  –  Iced Gems
  • THE GREEN CHILD  –  Smart Clothes
  • BLACKSTARKIDS  –  JUNO
  • BLACK LOOPS & JAMES PEPPER  –  Three Drops
  • ESPLENDOR GEOMÉTRICO  –  Moscú Está Helado
  • ASNAKECH WORKU  –  Amkew Beneber
  • DUB ORGANISER  –  Herbal Dub
  • RICO NASTY  –  Buss
  • MI$TUH G  –  Fuk Em All
  • MYKKI BLANCO  –  Patriarchy Ain’t The End Of Me
  • DEHD  –  Loner (Protomartyr Remix)
  • MAXO KREAM X TYLER, THE CREATOR  –  BIG PERSONA
  • HIEROGLYPHIC BEING  –  HOUSE HOUSE HOUSE WHATS THAT HOUSE
  • WILLOW  –  Squirrel City
  • TARAKA  –  Psychocastle
  • GLASS POPCORN  –  Ed Hardy
  • ANDREW PAUL  –  Who’s Gonna Make The Dance Ram
  • PLUTO CASTLE  –  Fantasy Eternal
  • FUR  –  When You Walk Away Part I
  • DUCKS LTD.  –  How Lonely Are You?
  • PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING  –  Blue Heaven

The Show: Without music you are all dead.

R.I.P. Lee Scratch Perry

Summer is just around the corner, so what better soundtrack could there be for a weekend of warm sunshine than Scotch Rolex, The Bug, MC Kano and, of course, Benefits?

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 4 September 2021

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

  • KENJIRO HIROSE – Marine Boy Theme Tune
  • DOJA CAT – Need To Know (Official Live Performance)
  • THE BLOW – I’m Not in Love
  • THE ARMED – ULTRAPOP
  • ALPHA MAID – SUM1
  • THE PARROTS – Lo Dejaría Todo
  • JOSEPHINE SILLARS – Desperate Characters
  • ASYMMETRIC – Turbulence
  • SLEIGH BELLS – Justine Go Genesis
  • PRIMAL SCREAM – Shine Like Stars (Andrew Weatherall Remix)
  • ELEKTRIČNI ORGAZAM – Vi
  • BURNA BOY – Kilometre
  • ANGEL OLSEN – Safety Dance
  • THE FIERY FURNACES – The Fortune Teller’s Revenge
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Yebo Teacher
  • SCOTCH ROLEX – Success (featuring Lord Spikeheart)
  • NINA SIMONE – Backlash Blues
  • BENEFITS – Empire
  • FROM NURSERY TO MISERY – My Life In Shatters
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Penlop
  • CAROLINE SHAW & SŌ PERCUSSION – Lay All Your Love On Me (Live)
  • STEFFLON DON & MS BANKS – Dip
  • THE BUG – Vexed (featuring Moor Mother)
  • MC KONO – Il Jini Song Wapi
  • HELADO NEGRO – Outside The Outside
  • SFERRO – Stargazer
  • UNIIQU3 – Microdosing
  • DEATH IS NOT THE END – Gretel
  • MUZI – Fools Love (featuring BlackRose)
  • MUMBLE TIDE – Good 4 Me
  • LURK – Bermuda
  • LEE SCRATCH PERRY & FULL EXPERIENCE – Disco Devil

The Show: Summer of Soul, Winter of Discontent

The start and finish of today’s show mirrors the start and finish of the new “Summer Of Soul” documentary.

Both open with The Chamber Brothers’ “Uptown”  and the climaxes are identical (because we ripped the last 5 minutes directly from the soundtrack).

That ending does feature a snippet from a ripping Sly & The Family Stone performance and some wistful, tearful, bemused and resigned reminiscences as to why the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival was forgotten whilst other (lesser) festivals from the same period stole the limelight.

We’ve not seen a better music documentary for years but don’t just take it from us, watch BBC Radio 5 Live’s Mark Kermode sing it’s praises.

For more of the back story on the festival listen to director Questlove’s interview on NPR’s Fresh Air.

And for those who are counting – that’s two versions of “Gloria” that have made their way onto the The Joint playlist in just over a month. When we gave an outing to the 1979 Umberto Tozzi original 6 weeks ago we didn’t know Angel Olsen was planning to release her own cover in July. You can’t keep a good tune down.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 24 July 2021

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

  • CHAMBER BROTHERS, THE – Uptown
  • 3XOJ – Stork (Don Zilla Remix) (featuring Al Nasser)
  • MARIE DAVIDSON – My Love (Young Marco Remix)
  • MOOR MOTHER – Obsidian (featuring Pink Siifu)
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – When You’re Around
  • SAULT – Bitter Streets
  • DURING – Big Farmer
  • SJÄLEN – Spirit High
  • CINTHIE – City Lights (Gerd Janson Remix)
  • OYISSE – Pema
  • MARIA UZOR – Innocence
  • 박혜진 PARK HYE JIN – Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  • PARIS TEXAS – Heavy Metal
  • THE FORCE DIMENSION – 200 FA
  • MYST MILANO – Oh Boy
  • OSSX – Split Wig
  • DON ZILLA – Entambula
  • TIRZAH – Tectonic
  • TWO SHELL – Soft Core
  • LINGUA IGNOTA – PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE
  • LAST CEREMONY – Sentimental Sky
  • FOR THOSE I LOVE – To Have You
  • SAULT – Alcohol
  • DEAD ACTORS – Watch That Madman Dance
  • LAST CEREMONY – Prom Night (Secret Crush)
  • ELECTRIC PARTY – Catwalk
  • PEDER MANNERFELT – Year Of The Rats
  • DE SCHUURMAN – Nu Ga Je Dansen
  • POISON CHANG – Love The Woman (DJ Rap Jungle Mix)
  • BROCKHAMPTON – Don’t Shoot Up The Party
  • BREEZE – Come Around (featuring Cadence Weapon)
  • WILLOW – Lipstick
  • ANGEL OLSEN – Gloria
  • SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE – Higher

The Show: Well that’s gentrification you prick

We were going to use more of the #MAGAChallenge entries on today’s show but, quite frankly, we lost the will to live after viewing a half dozen. Better to cut back on the sneering and squeeze in more tunes. Or as a member of Consolidated’s audience put it during a live show “I reckon you should shut the fuck up and play some music”.

And if we had played more music we could have squeezed in the new Pregoblin single.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 November 2019

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

  • ALGIERS  –  Can The Sub Bass Speak?
  • BELLA BOO  –  Your Girlfriend
  • CLIPPING  –  Aquacode Databreaks
  • FEON  –  Gotta Slay
  • HXXS  –  Last Days Of Magic
  • JACQUES GREENE  –  For Love
  • POVOA  –  Luciola
  • MAYMIND  –  Asset 20
  • LA VAMPIRES DOES COLOGNE  –  STRANGERS2ME
  • SUGAR WORLD  –  Sad In Heaven
  • COLIN JACKMAN  –  D’Jab Jab Dance (Bad Lad Mix)
  • HAZEL ENGLISH  –  Shaking
  • ORIOR  –  To Return
  • ANDY STOTT  –  Versi
  • AMA  –  Crystal

#MAGAChallenge

  • REGULARFANTASY  –  MSN (with D. Futers)
  • MOTION EPIC, THE  –  True Romantics
  • CLAMS CASINO  –  Rune
  • WIKI  –  Grim (featuring Denzel Curry & Lil Ugly Mane)
  • KHALIGRAPH JONES X  LAMAZ SPAN K.O.B  –  Me Siogopi
  • SINEAD O’BRIEN  –  A Thing You Call Joy
  • TAYYIB ALI  –  Never Get Enough
  • DOJA CAT  –  Juicy (featuring Tyga)
  • CLARK  –  Legacy Pet
  • EX-WHITE  –  Atomic Disease
  • MURA MASA  –  Deal Wiv It (with slowthai)*
  • BRYTE  –  Ice Cream
  • BIG YOUTH  –  Jim Screechy
  • INJURY RESERVE  –  HPNGC (featuring JPEGMAFIA & Code Orange)
  • ZONAL  –  In A Cage (featuring Moor Mother)
  • WIKI  –  Fee Fi Fo Fum
  • DANO  –  120 9000 BPM

* 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.