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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”.

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


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

Ka kite ano
The Herb Whisperer & Fraserhead

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

Here’s the playlist in full…

The Show: Moodymenn

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-07-18-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: mi-X-tape

Happy 10th anniversary MIXTAPE CONNECTION!!!

Join in the fun down at Smash Palace, 172 High Street tonight from 8pm.


The dark side of Indie Slut aka Human Pleasure Bill.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-07-04-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm