The Show: Dead white men’s notes.

Another week and another music documentary to recommend.

“Sisters With Transistors” charts the (relatively) unheralded female pioneers of electronic music. From Clara Rockmore’s mastery and development of the theremin to the earsplitting drones of Maryanne Amacher, it’s the story of women who wanted to do more than “push around dead white men’s notes”.

It only seemed right and proper to include a couple of tunes from the soundtrack in today’s playlist, to wit: Laurie Spiegel and Space Lady.

All interspersed with excerpts from Chris Addison’s recent Bugle appearance.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 15 May 2021

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

  • PARIS TEXAS – Situations
  • LSDXOXO – The Devil
  • POP UP! – Another lonely night…
  • DATBLYGU – Casserole Efeilliaid
  • CHEMICAL BROTHERS – The Darkness That You Fear
  • THE VISION – Liberation Radio
  • HÉCTOR BARREIRO – Hare Tripla

Chris Addison – The Queen

  • LAURIE SPIEGEL – Appalachian Grove 1 *
  • PHOEBE GREEN – IDK
  • TASNEEM – All Your Cousins (Dave Sharma Remix)
  • LIARS – Sekwar
  • LEO BHANJI – Damaged
  • BALTRA – Baby

Chris Addison – Tories

  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB – X
  • THE SPACE LADY – Synthesize Me *
  • 03CAS – MOSCOW
  • SCREAM AND DANCE – In Rhythm
  • POiSON GiRL FRiEND – Nobody
  • GIRL IN RED – hornylovesickmess
  • NIGHT LUNCH – House Full Of Shit
  • DUA LIPA – We’re Good

Chris Addison – Monkey Humans

  • SORRY – Cigarette Packet
  • REXY – Don’t Turn Me Away
  • COLA BOYY – Kid Born In Space (featuring Andrew VanWyngarden)
  • so badly – Harley Davidson
  • TONY ALLEN – Cosmosis (featuring Ben Okri, Skepta)
  • BIIG PIIG – Lavender
  • SADE – Why Can’t We Live Together (intro)
  • СВІТЛАНА ОХРІМЕНКО – III Episode From Original Performed Soundtrack Transilvania Smile

The Show: Fruit Salad

Cover versions open and close this week’s show.

We kicked off with Frankie Rose’s (almost) note perfect copy of The Cure’s “A Forest”. Always had a soft spot for the original since seeing it performed on Top Of The Pops with the drummer sitting in front of the group. Revolutionary stuff.

On a more sobering note, this recent take on a 41 year old song would equate to The Cure, back in 1980, covering the likes of Glenn Miller or Gene Autry.

And the Wiggles brought the curtain down by going slightly off-piste with Tame Impala’s “Elephant.” At least we think it’s off-piste. We certainly don’t remember the “fruit salad” refrain in the original song.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 17 April 2021

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

  • FRANKIE ROSE – A Forest
  • JANE WEAVER – Modern Reputation
  • TKAY MAIDZA – Syrup
  • TONI – Another’s Door
  • DREAMER’S HANDBOOK or BOOGIE WOMACK or…  we don’t know – Upstairs
  • THE MALE GAZE – Someday
  • GIRL IN RED – Save Your Tears (P3live:)
  • DOJA CAT – Kiss Me More (featuring SZA)
  • serpentwithfeet – Heart Storm (featuring NAO)
  • VEGYN – So Much Time – So Little Time (featuring John Glacier)
  • MADLIB – Filthy (Untouched)
  • FEA – Mujer Moderna
  • FORD – Eggs Of British Birds
  • TASNEEM – All Your Cousins
  • CRUMB – BNR
  • TONI – Dazed
  • QUELLE CHRIS & THE ALCHEMIST – Iron Steel Samurai
  • beabadoobee – Last Day On Earth
  • KIEFER – Superhero
  • HORSEGIRL – Ballroom Dance Scene
  • so badly – Tell Me
  • A.G. COOK – Today (Dream Mix)
  • DAWN RICHARD – Jacuzzi
  • ANZAHLUNG – This Is Not A Test
  • FREEEZ – Southern Freeez
  • DOSS – Look
  • MARIA UZOR – Get The Boys In The Band
  • LSDXOXO – Sick Bitch
  • JUNGLE – Keep Moving
  • POP UP! – Paradise City
  • BEAK> – Oh Know
  • ENUMCLAW – Free Drop Billy
  • FRED AGAIN.. – Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing) (featuring The Blessed Madonna)
  • TONI – True Lies
  • WIGGLES, THE – Elephant *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: And we want to get loaded

RIP Andrew Weatherall

And on with the show…

(but if you want a much, much better show…

…and there’s way more where that came from)

Direct download: The Joint – 22 February 2020

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

  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE  –  Soon (Andy Weatherall Mix)
  • BEKAH CC  –  No Change
  • NICK DRAKE  –  At The Chime Of A City Clock
  • JON SABLE  –  Dust 2 Ashes
  • AGAINST ALL LOGIC · LYDIA LUNCH  –  If You Can’t Do It Good, Do It Hard
  • ONIRICO  –  Stolen Moments
  • POP UP!  –  Surprise
  • PINS  –  Hot Slick
  • MEN AND HEALTH  –  Smoof Operator
  • WORKING MENS CLUB  –  White Rooms & People
  • THE STROKES  –  At The Door
  • BEYAZ  –  B
  • DIVINGSTATION95  –  Memphis Funeral Home (Single Mix)
  • MARTYN BOOTYSPOON  –  The Grid
  • KIRK THE FLIRT  –  Changes
  • BOYS NOIZE  –  Buchla 100
  • COBRA KILLER  –  Without A Sun
  • MASARIMA  –  Freak Like U
  • PELADA  –  Ajetreo
  • JUNIORE  –  Ah Bah D’accord
  • JEANINES  –  Been In The Dark
  • THE FREAKEES  –  Perfect Hair
  • HEAVYLARRY  –  Micro Management
  • BOYS NOIZE  –  Girl Crush (featuring Rico Nasty)
  • GANG STARR  –  Bad Name (Remix) (featuring Method Man & Redman)
  • THROBBING GRISTLE  –  E-Coli
  • I BREAK HORSES  –  I’ll Be The Death Of You
  • P.R.N.D.L.  –  DRIVE
  • HOOK  –  Yes Man
  • DEANTONI PARKS  –  Tears In Rain II
  • PRIMAL SCREAM  –  Higher Than The Sun (A Dub Symphony In Two Parts)