The Show: I’m walking through life in nature’s disguise.

R.I.P. Archbishop Carl Bean (1944 – 2021). Guardian obituary.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 September 2021

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

    • TZ – The Way I Am
    • HOT 8 BRASS BAND – Give Me The Night
    • THE PETER LAINE ORCHESTRA – Tiger Walk
    • THE LIMIÑANAS & LAURENT GARNIER – Promenade oblique
    • HARVEY SUTHERLAND – Superego
    • GAIJIN BLUES – Puff-Puff
    • REUBEN VAUN SMITH – Higher Higher
    • CURSES – Gina Lollobrigida (feat. Cici)
    • ESTER POLY – Wet
    • THE KUNDALINI GENIE – Half In, Half Out
    • SALEM TRIALS – Punk Killed All The Dinosaurs
    • ZVIET – Иногда (Inogda)
    • KAMANDI – Sinking But Upwards
    • JUNUS ORCA & INSTANT FANTASY – To Breathe So Heavenly
    • CARL BEAN – I Was Born This Way (Shep Pettibone Better Days Mix) *
    • CHRIS MORRIS – Bushwhacked 2
    • HELICON – I’m More English Than You, You Cunt (feat. Will Carruthers)
    • ASA MOTO – In My Body
    • LEECH – CHIHUAHUAS
    • PLUTO – Anna 2
    • 2XM – Allway
    • THE UPSETTERS – Womans Gotta Have Dub
    • NECRUM SELECT – Half Light
    • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – last beer
    • YUMI ZOUMA – Give It Hell
    • MAD FRANK – Getting Better
    • MUG – Connection
    • REBECCA VASMANT – Timing’s End

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I wish I was a big bulldozer, so I can run over all the poseurs…

We ♥ CUTICLES!!!

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 14 August 2021

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

  • FACE CULTURE – Pieces
  • MAARA – Dungeon Babez
  • EL MICHELS AFFAIR – Unathi
  • ISAAC AESILI – Runaway
  • MAINLINE MAGIC ORCHESTRA – Xumba Xumba
  • DAVID SHRIGLEY – Doctors
  • WOODY & JEREMY – Rolling in the Basement
  • JULIAN TEAKLE – Things Don’t Always Work Out The Way You Wanna
  • CUTICLES – Discarded Cream Pavlova *
  • SOCIAL SPORT X LIAM K. SWIGGS – KHLORINE
  • YOOFEE – Fermata
  • SORDID SOUND SYSTEM – Escape Temps Au Revoir
  • FRENCH FOR RABBITS – Ouija Board
  • ANIKA – Never Coming Back
  • HECTORINE – 4 in the Morning
  • PHOEBE RINGS – January Blues
  • 박혜진 PARK HYE JIN – Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN – Pinch
  • NØKKEN – DREAMZ
  • SEDEF ADASI – Mermaids On Acid
  • NEW ORDER – Confusion
  • CB – Force Majeure
  • MADONNATRON – Venus & Rahu (Trashmouth Remix)
  • NICE GIRL – Hot mm & Hmm’s
  • NECRUM SELECT – When I Get To Flowin’
  • APPLEBLIM – Illusory Universe
  • SYNTHETIC CHILDREN – imagined freaks
  • PINK SKULL – Strummer Maxxx

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’ll only feel worse, till I’m riding in a hearse, and I’m gone…

Thank you Matt Kennedy of fellow 8K.NZ show UNDERGROUND AUSTRALIANA for pointing us in the direction of Adelaide’s PEAK TWINS. Sure, “So Long” came out in 2013, but we’re slow on the uptake of most things, those good things take time, and a ballad with a dreamy David Lynch Roadhouse crooning vibe is pretty timeless anyway.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 3 July 2021

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

    • DOUJIN DUKE – I Guess We Will Never Know
    • THE LINDA LINDAS – Racist Sexist Boy
    • NABIHAH IQBAL – Following A Feeling
    • VELVET VISION – I Was Such a Different Person Last Time
    • SAULT – Bitter Streets
    • ANIKA – Rights
    • CUTICLES – Werewolf Woman
    • TRANSISTORS – Good Years
    • INTERNET DEATH – HIGH SPEED MISSION!
    • PEAK TWINS – So Long
    • GHOST DANCE COLLECTIVE – Kaleidoscope
    • DUCATI FLUX – Trash
    • GASPARD AUGÉ – Belladone
    • SWEET SEBASTIAN – Heart and Spirit
    • PELLEGRINO & ZODYACO – Napoliterranea
    • MALI-I – I-Give (Version)
    • SPELLLING – Boys at School
    • NECRUM SELECT – We Come Through
    • TYLER, THE CREATOR – MASSA
    • MARISSA NADLER – Nothing Else Matters
    • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – L.A. Tool & Die
    • DEAN HURLEY – Concrete Dub
    • YEONGRAK – OVEN LIVE, OVEN TEAM
    • CRONE – it tears open
    • PABLO BOZZI – Sangria Sound System N°1
    • MASSIMILIANO PAGLIARA – The Empty Room

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The mystery of Scottish sport is why we hate the English so…

Euro 2020 2021 is currently underway and preparation for today’s show coincided with the build up to the England versus Scotland match.

So much to play for! A win for Scotland would surely guarantee secession or independence. And a win for England would surely vindicate Brexiteers everywhere. Or maybe we were being unrealistic. And then we woke up Saturday morning and saw the match end in a 0-0 draw.

However, we will never pass up an excuse to rummage around in the archives and play Primal Scream, Irvine Welsh & On-U Sound’s The Big Man And The Scream Team Meet The Barmy Army Uptown.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 June 2021

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

  • DOUJIN DUKE – A i s l e_3 0
  • PRIMAL SCREAM, IRVINE WELSH AND ON-U-SOUND – The Big Man And The Scream Team Meet The Barmy Army Uptown (Full Strength Fortified Dub) *
  • JÄH DIVISION – Isolation Dub
  • DON EVANS & THE PARAGONS – Danger In Your Eyes
  • MALI-I – I-Give (Soft Metal Remix)
  • NABIHAH IQBAL – Elvis
  • ANIKA – Change
  • JORJA CHAMBERS – I’ll Be Waiting
  • MARIA KELLY – Dimme
  • FARAH – Fountain Of Youth
  • NECRUM SELECT – Pocket Fulla Stonez
  • HUS KINGPIN – The Atticus Play
  • 2XM – Altitude
  • CINTHIE – City Lights
  • GASPARD AUGÉ – Hey!
  • COLD CAVE – Psalm 23
  • SON LUX – Sever [feat. Holland Andrews]
  • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – Woman
  • HILLS – Och Solen Sänkte Sig Röd
  • OV PAIN – Daytripping
  • ACID ROOSTER – Stereofuzz
  • DLINA VOLNY – Redrum
  • LANA DEL REY – Text Book
  • LOVESHADOW – Candlelight (To Albion)
  • KENNY DALGLISH, SANDY JARDINE AND THE NEW FIRM – Each Saturday (from The John Peel Show 5 September 1979)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Some may say that you are only interested in one thing…

A welcome return today from Nick Harte aka Shocking Pinks. His mysterious new MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE project “Adversary” is cinematic, darkly ambient and hypnotically crimecore. It’s the soundtrack for the film that Nicolas Winding Refn was too scared to make. Get it now on Bandcamp and/or get the cassette version via Opal Tapes.

Not to be outdone, after a long hiatus ANIKA aka Annika Henderson is back too. The new album Change is out 23 July 2021. For a wee taste have a listen to Finger Pies…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 5 June 2021

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

  • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – Brute Monde
  • ANIKA – Finger Pies
  • COLD CAVE – Night Light
  • THE JUAN MACLEAN – City Life Disco
  • GASPARD AUGÉ – Vox
  • MARIE DAVIDSON – Renegade Breakdown (Jessy Lanza Remix)
  • DJ BONELESS X JESS ASPINWALL – Urban Yard
  • AZURE – Southern Tropics
  • REAL LIES – Oh Me, Oh My (Nicotine Patch) feat. Dominique Russell
  • NECRUM SELECT – Catchin’ Vapors [Interlude]
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – rejoice (feat. Eldon Somers)
  • IL EST VILAINE – Les Mystères de Lorient feat. Narumi Herisson
  • WLF – Bender
  • HOORSEES – Waterfall (Hurts)
  • PICKLE DARLING – Everything Is Flammable
  • MINI – Talk
  • ODDIO FACTORY – The Prophet
  • BLAIR PARKES – shimmer with Teen Haters
  • MANIFEST KITSUNE – Stardust
  • LANA DEL REY – Blue Banisters
  • PENELOPE TRAPPES – Awkward Matriarch
  • LES BAXTERS – Gamelan Gang
  • LONE – Coming Into Being and Passing Away
  • L.$.D FUNDRAISER – The Last Rite & Ritual Of A Sinking Ship

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.