The Show: We’re living through strange days…

For today’s show we egregiously plundered bits and pieces from the new Adam Curtis documentary series “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head”. Thoroughly recommended for a bit of self-induced discombobulation.

Excited by upcoming new album “Cosmonaut” by PICKLE DARLING, which is out 21 May 2021. To keep you going in the meantime treat yourself to Bigness (Instrumentals)

Plus – and we are several seasons late to it – not forgetting the TIGA podcast First/Last Party On Earth. Rave classics today inspired by Tiga’s recently conversation with the one and only TREVOR JACKSON.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 27 February 2021

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

  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet A
  • PICKLE DARLING – Rosary
  • PICKLE DARLING – A Deep Breath
  • JUNO IS – I Want To Be Gentle
  • WLF – Bobby Peru
  • 岩本清顕 KIYOAKI IWAMOTO – 生理 Period
  • LOCAL FLORIST. – Esplanade
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet B
  • MARTINA BERTONI – Music For Empty Flats
  • HERE THE CAPTAIN SPEAKING, THE CAPTAIN IS DEAD – Bring me back the Sun
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet C
  • JOE SAMPSON – Wake Me Up When The Internet’s Back On
  • BILL CALLAHAN & BONNIE PRINCE BILLY – The Wild Kindness (feat. Cassie Berman)
  • MAD FRANK – Critical
  • COWBOY MACHINE – Sand Dunes
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet D
  • DOUJIN DUKE – A t_T h e_B a r
  • JOON & BARK BARK DISCO – Til The End
  • LINKWOOD & OTHER LANDS – Shapes
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet E
  • EXTRA CREDIT – It’s Over
  • PLAYGROUP – Make It Happen (Extended Mix)
  • ADAM CURTIS – E01-E
  • KEANU RAVES & HARVO – Ice Digital
  • THE KLF – What Time Is Love?
  • JOSH WINK – Higher State Of Consciousness (Version 3 – Tweekin Acid Funk)
  • ADAM CURTIS – Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Snippet F
  • HOLY MOTORS – Midnight Cowboy
  • HOORSEES – Fuckhead
  • PRIMO – Fibra

* The inspiration for 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.

The Show: Too hot to sing, too hot to think…

Doing things back to front today and starting with the (so called) slow burners and then finishing with the (so called) bangers. A bit of catching up from releases that escaped the attention from earlier this year plus a lot of new stuff from the likes of Camilla Sparksss, Mad Frank, Mmdelai, Sabiwa, MISS RED, Kambo Super Sound System, pickle darling, DOG Power, and Sandro Perri. Also, a sneaky plundering of the Whities back catalogue.

Direct download: The Joint – 8 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • CAMILLA SPARKSSS – Quasi Cool *
  • MAD FRANK – So Real
  • MMDELAI – Lost Never Mind
  • SABIWA – XandG
  • MISS RED – Dagga
  • KAMBO SUPER SOUND – Round Piece Of Dub
  • CHAMPAGNE DUB – Tree Worship
  • EKUKA MORISS SIRIKITI – English Record
  • KELLY MORAN – Helix
  • RECKONWRONG – Paris Is Melting
  • SANDRO PERRI – Everybody’s Paris Pt I
  • PICKLE DARLING – Bicycle Weather
  • DOG POWER – Actress
  • BLAIR PARKES AND CARDIGAN BAY – little rapids
  • VAUDOU GAME – Tassi
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Ground Floor
  • YOSHINORI HAYASHI – Overflow
  • KETSUEKI SĀKURU – Mr 600
  • ROZA TERENZI – Out Of My Mind (Jensen Interceptor Remix)
  • E-TALKING – Telephone Rose
  • BFTT – Kueen
  • OVERMONO – Quadraluv
  • SWORN VIRGINS – Burning Off My Clothes
  • FELIX LEIFUR – Merlot 1988

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: I’m checking out, checking out…

Very excited to announce that Henry Nicol and Sam Perry’s brand new DOG Power album is finally here. Get yer stinking mitts on it over at their Bandcamp or have a listen below. The dark and sifty underbelly of Otautahi Christchurch never sounded so good. So good in fact that when trying to decide what track to play on the show today we took the easy way out and played a handful. Easy.

Direct download: The Joint – 1 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • DOG POWER – Dark Nights, Dark Hotels *
  • DOG POWER – Love Potion
  • DOG POWER – Come Back To Paris
  • MONOKULTUR – Lindholmen-Stenpiren
  • FILMICO – Thinking About You Again
  • DRESSEL AMOROSI – Thassete
  • MINIMALAFRIKA – TROPIFUNKAMMAMMET
  • VAUDOU GAME – Anniversaire
  • GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY – Burkina Faso
  • KASHMERE STAGE BAND – Kashmere
  • LUIS – Lex
  • ASTEROID ANXIETY – 996
  • PICKLE DARLING – Rinse Spin Cycle / Nicolas Cage
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Meaningless Words
  • MAD FRANK – Alone
  • THE RULING ELITE – Sober Joe
  • THE TRENDEES – 5
  • FÅGLAR I BUR – Öppen Inbjudan
  • NORTH SEA DIALECT – Sloven Voe
  • KELLY MORAN – Nereid
  • CARLA DAL FORNO – The Same Reply
  • CHOLULA DANS DIVISION – Ramo de tigres
  • NICOLA CRUZ – Inversions
  • SHELLEY PARKER – Masonry Pier
  • ULTRAVIOLET – Isotropics
  • FRONT DE CADEAUX – Dolcemente
  • KETSUEKI SĀKURU – Mr 72
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Deathadent

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Christchurch – Ōtautahi 2017… the year in review

Today it’s a review of the year in music from Christchurch – Ōtautahi featuring some of our favourite releases throughout 2017.

We couldn’t quite fit them all in, some may not strictly have been made in “Christchurch”, and there are some tracks that were produced earlier than 2017 but only saw the light of this day this year, but we’re sure you get the gist.

And because we like to get a bit OCD on it – and also to avoid ranking art – the setlist features the artists in chronological order of track release…

Direct download: The Joint – 30 December 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Aldous Harding – Horizon
  • Motte – Give It To Me
  • 2XM – Feelin It
  • Custard Square – Lost In Transients
  • pickle darling – mouthful
  • Kelvin Hurts – Lover
  • Blair Parkes – don’t worry baby
  • Luis – Microwave Chicken
  • Headland – Stand Firm
  • Lost Temple – Linwood Hash
  • The Opawa 45s – Sleepwalk ’17
  • Kamandi – Manawa
  • French Concession – Winter Storm
  • Fran – Same Name
  • Flandiz – Day Time Dreaming
  • The Steffan van Soest Smoke Machine – When it’s Time to Rise
  • Marlon Williams – Vampire Again
  • Greybeard – Greenstoner
  • oaky – Post Office Thoughts.
  • indi – Demeter
  • POLO – judas
  • Yumi Zouma – December
  • Laura Lee Lovely – Take Me With You
  • Miniatures – Form Into Soft And Wild
  • Caramel Smooth Heaven – Line Line Dot_
  • _dxno – ship
  • Luis & Flandiz – Subtle
  • Audio Archaeology. – For Violet
  • Haan808 – Void
  • KILLS – Right Here
  • Wurld Series – The Bend