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The Show: I got some things I cannot add up in my mind…

If the show today was a degustation menu it would go a little something like this… baroque pop, power pop, gentle pop, a musical sorbet, a noodle without, distressed beats, 80s synth house, and a final refreshing sorbet.

And Fraserhead is still addicted to the twangy-jaunty-indie-country-power-pop of the new SCHOFIELD SPIRES album belafonte. Thank you Blair Parkes for the tip off.

“math teacher” is a favourite. Can’t believe they didn’t win RDU’s RoundUp on the strength of this number alone! Scandal!!!

Direct download: The Joint – 14 July 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • FRANÇOIS DE ROUBAIX – Dernier Domicile Connu
  • THE HOLYDRUG COUPLE – I’ll Only Say This
  • CHOLULA DANS DIVISION – Yungelita
  • THE NERVES – Hanging On The Telephone
  • SCHOFIELD SPIRES – math teacher *
  • NU GUINEA – Nuova Napoli
  • BLAIR PARKES – all I saw
  • GROUPER – Driving
  • PREFUSE 73 – We Lost Our Beat Tapes In Mecca
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Cozy
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Beyond All Or Nothing
  • MARENN SUKIE – Simple Excuses
  • KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH – Abstractions
  • EVITCELES – hllf
  • DANIEL AVERY – Shadow Mountain
  • ANTONI MAIOVVI – Shivers
  • DE-BONS-EN-PIERRE – The Eyebrows Salesgirl
  • ALEXIS LE-FAN – Pune
  • FRANZ SCALA – Anacondas
  • HORTON JUPITER – Smokin’ The Roach
  • PEGGY GOU – Travelling Without Arriving (GE-OLOGY Nite Stealth Ninja Mix)
  • YOSHINORI HAYASHI – Playing
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Let’s Be Free

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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The Show: And you won’t get hurt if you just keep your hands up, And stand tall like sycamores

Out at Bottle Lake amongst the Pinus radiata, the Cordyline Australis, the Dodonaea viscosa, and the Malva, but not the Platanus occidentalis.

Whereby Fraserhead ponders the meaning of the universe after spending the last few weeks working in a pine plantation and listening continuously to the reckonings of Bill Callahan and drones of Dylan Carlson on high rotate. Healthy? Sure. What could possibly go wrong in the clear, brisk, cool country air?

Direct download: The Joint – 30 June 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BILL CALLAHAN – Sycamore *
  • HOLY MOTORS – Honeymooning
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION – Forbiddon
  • GROUPER – Thanksgiving Song
  • CHROMATICS – Black Walls
  • SCHOFIELD SPIRES – little things
  • ANNUAL LEAF – Magnify the Shallows
  • DYLAN CARLSON – Scorpions in Their Mouths
  • TERRITOIRE – Exil
  • KAMANDI – Moorhouse
  • DXNO_ – tiki
  • DXNO_ – enjoy
  • DXNO_ – out
  • PREFUSE 73 – Gravure
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Everything In Colour
  • AZURE & KILLS – Observe
  • LETHERETTE – After 8
  • THUNDER TILLMAN – Oceanic
  • ALBION – Balearo
  • SORDID SOUND SYSTEM – Crescent City
  • DEADBEAT – Thomas
  • I:CUBE – Troglo dance
  • MISS KITTIN & THE HACKER – The Building
  • DE-BONS-EN-PIERRE – Démissionne en Tuant Ton Patron
  • DILEMMA BEATS – Current
  • LEN LEISE – Dear Adrian
  • LOW JACK – One Pop

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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It was 10 years ago yesterday – Part 3

After our third trawl through The Joint audio vaults for previously unpodcasted shows, we present the entire 3 hour show that was first broadcast on 29th September 2007 (as opposed to the heavily edited version that went out on 8k earlier today).

There are constant references to “Myspace” websites and “peer to peer” networks but, quite frankly, we have no recollection of what any of those phrases mean.

Limited edition direct download in special aac / m4a retro format: The Joint – 30 September 2017

And here’s that playlist in full…

You’d better stop this playing on my mind

Michael Fortunati aka Pierre Michel Nigro

Michael Fortunati aka Pierre Michel Nigro

It started as an earworm. That 1987 Kylie Minogue hit “I Heard A Rumour”. Except it wasn’t. It was Bananarama. So down the rabbit hole we went to listen to Bananarama hits and that’s how we stumbled across Michael Fortunati and his 1986 hit “Give Me Up”.

WHY. DID. WE. NOT. KNOW. ABOUT. THIS?
It’s Italo Disco Euro Beat keytar gold.
You can even smell the Kouros.

Direct download: The Joint – 22 October 2016

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Ella Fitzgerald – Tain’t What You Do (It’s The Way That You Do It)
  • STEAM – Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
  • Joe Jackson – Steppin’ Out
  • Michael Fortunati – Give Me Up *
  • Mr. Oizo – Freezing Out (feat. Peaches)
  • Mr. Oizo – Your Liver
  • Visonia – Danse Avec La Lune
  • Carreno Is LB – Integration
  • Fujiya & Miyagi – Extended Dance Mix
  • I Monster – The ballad of Harry CHAMBERLIN and the surreptitious window cleaner
  • Prefuse 73 – Perverted Undertone
  • Danny Brown – Rolling Stone (feat. Petite Noir)
  • Don Papa – Rebel Danc
  • The Original Trinidad Steel Band – Cissy Strut
  • The Mantarays – Agave
  • Fis – Independently Together
  • Shayne P Carter – Just A Moment
  • Blair Parkes – sunday evening coming down (with Andrew Moore)
  • Yuna Lesca – Moments
  • Kassem Mosse – Molecular Memories
  • Kartei – Coco
  • Jonny 5 – Stoned
  • Yves Tumor – Cherish
  • The Kinks – Apeman
  • Justice – Randy
  • Acid Arab – La Hafla
  • Phantogram – Funeral Pyre
  • Banks – To the Hilt

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Game over

game-over

Greetings friends, family, whānau.

Today is our last show before we head off on an indefinite sabbatical. Other commitments mean we need to take a break for a while.

The Joint first broadcast on RDU way back in July 2001 when the frequency was still 98.3FM. We started out on Sunday afternoons but after a while switched to Saturday afternoons. The reasons are lost in the mists of time.

By our really rough and unscientific calculations we reckon we’ve done 665 shows so far. That makes this final show today episode number 666. Not a shabby effort really. To put that in some completely unrelated context Ryan Giggs made 672 league appearances for Manchester United and David O’Leary made 558 league appearance for Arsenal.

Thank you for all your kind messages via Facebook, Twitter and the RDU text machine. It was a blast.

To paraphrase and plagiarise James Murphy…

Yeah, we lost our edge
The kids came up from behind
We lost our edge to the kids
From France and from London
And from Christchurch
But we were there
We lost our edge to better-looking people
With better ideas and more talent
And they’re actually really, really nice

xox
Ka kite ano
The Herb Whisperer & Fraserhead

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-04-09-12-16.mp3

Here’s the playlist in full…