The Show: 1966. A good year…

And a happy birthday to The Herb Whisperer. Like Eric Cantona, he too was born in 1966. And much like Cantona’s genius performances on the pitch, Herb’s presence in the Old Trafford stands back in the day helped lay the foundation for Manchester United’s domination of English football throughout the 1990s and early 2000s.

But that’s enough football history. On with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 April 2020

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

  • ROY BUDD – Who Dares Wins (Wikan Tactical Insertion Mix)
  • ZANE 2000 – Novelty Waves
  • FILMMAKER – Outsider Warriors
  • THE TACKS – Rat
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS & KOOL AID – Rave Smack Talk
  • UNORTHODOXUNITUS – Cheeky C**t (Send for Loom + DJ SUX + Ottic)
  • NECRUM SELECT – Cypher In Blue
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – DOLDRUMS
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN & JESS ASPINWALL – Pit
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION 法國租界 – End of Time (Indi Remix)
  • THE SORCERERS – Summoning The Monkey God
  • DIE ORANGEN – Sonne (Zeug Dub)
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Soda Fabric
  • FREDERIK VALENTIN & LOKE RAHBEK – Scarlett
  • WINDY & CARL – Recon
  • WOMB – Used to Be
  • HAMERKOP – Deadwood
  • MELANIE VELARDE – Memo
  • ROSA – Sera A Posillipo
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO – Distance
  • DESIRE – Escape
  • NIGHT RYDER 1983 – Bastarda
  • FANTASTIC MAN – Lather of Heaven
  • DATASSETTE – Existenzmaximum
  • DANIEL AVERY & ALESSANDRO CORTINI – Water
  • 2XM – Mediate

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Do not freak

Direct download: The Joint – 16 March 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • CASSETTEBOY – Apple Cak (Shit box)
  • RAS_G & THE AFRIKAN SPACE PROGRAM – Long Gone
  • GROUND – Kake Mawatte (feat. Allan Dransfield)
  • JURA SOUNDSYSTEM – Boogie Tune
  • PREFUSE 73 – Circuit Breaker Beat
  • JACKAL THE BLACKAL – BLACKAL’S ENDSUMMER [Instrumental]
  • ULTRAVIOLET – AURA
  • GESAFFELSTEIN – Humanity Gone
  • NO ACCIDENT – M o n i t o r 4 2 0 6
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN & SEB THE VEGABOND – Sometimes
  • PURPLEMAN & JESS ASPINWALL – Eyes Shut
  • MORRICONE YOUTH – Deep Down
  • BARTOSZ KRUCZYŃSKI & POLY CHAIN – Fluxional
  • UNKNOWN ME – Brazilian Space Agency
  • BODY SAN – M. Baysden
  • LOCKED GROOVE – Do Not Freak *
  • AFK & BLUDWORK – That Pain
  • FABRIZIO FATTORI – Bara-Hum-Ba
  • MOONTRIBE – Moontone
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO – Surfacing
  • HIROSHI YOSHIMURA – Dance PM
  • OSSIA – Devil’s Dance

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: After The Screaming Stops / Leaving Neverland

Trailers split up today’s show. One is our favourite music documentary from last year, Bros’ “After The Screaming Stops”. The other is a forthcoming HBO film about Michael Jackson which, unfortunately but necessarily, is most definitely not about music.


Direct download: The Joint – 23 February 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • BLACK MIDI  –  Speedway (Blanck Mass Remix)
  • TEARS FOR FEARS  –  Suffer The Children (Remix)
  • TOY  –  Strangulation Day (Cosey Fanni Tutti Remix)
  • JERRY WILLIAMS  –  David At The Bar
  • BADGIRL$  –  Jorts
  • NEULANDER  –  Sex, God + Money
  • PIP BLOM  –  Daddy Issues
  • VIRTUAL SELF  –  Ghost Voices (Lane 8 Remix)
  • LIZZO  –  Juice

“After The Screaming Stops”

  • MONKEES, THE  –  Do I Have To Do This All Over Again (RIP Peter Tork)
  • RICO NASTY  –  Sandy Prod
  • AFGHAN DAN  –  Road Rage
  • MDOU MOCTAR  –  Wiwasharnine
  • SHARDS  –  Reflections
  • MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO  –  Radio Babylon
  • SNEAKS  –  The Way It Goes
  • DEE KOALA  –  Whuzet
  • SHOP REGULARS  –  Goodbye Old Days
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO  –  Hollow Earth
  • JOHN VANDERSLICE  –  I’ll Wait For You

“Leaving Neverland”

  • THESE NEW PURITANS  –  Inside The Rose
  • BLU & OH NO  –  The Lost Angels Anthem
  • CZARFACE X GHOSTFACE KILLAH  –  Mongolian Beef
  • CHROMATICS  –  Time Rider
  • PREFAB SPROUT  –  I Trawl The Megahertz

The Show: The President Of New Zealand

Direct download: The Joint – 4 November 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • GRIZZLY BEAR  –  Two Weeks (Chopnotslop Remix)
  • AKCEPT  –  Dreader Than Dread
  • EL PAN BLANCO  –  Corredor Callejero
  • SNAPPED ANKLES  –  Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin
  • YUMI ZOUMA  –  December (Chad Valley Remix)
  • GALATÉE  –  Paris
  • KANGAROO SKULL  –  P.O.N-3
  • PYE CORNER AUDIO  –  Untitled
  • MGMT  –  Little Dark Age
  • RAKTA  –  Rodeados Pela Beleza
  • SHIRLEY ELLIS  –  The Name Game
  • CCFX  –  Venetian Screens
  • SPACEHEADS  –  The Revolution Sashays Up The Mall

The New Washington*

  • AMINE  –  Squeeze
  • EARTHGANG  –  Artificial
  • A THOUSAND HOURS  –  French Disko
  • 48 CHAIRS  –  Snap It Around
  • ORIELLES, THE  –  Let Your Dogtooth Grow
  • SEAMS, THE  –  Lemonade
  • [ WEX 10 ]  –  Belgium Vision (Original Mix)
  • TEEN COMMANDMENTS  –  History
  • DJRUM  –  Showreel Pt2
  • KREPT & KONAN  –  Ask Flipz (featuring Stormzy)
  • ROOTS MANUVA  –  Don’t Breathe Out
  • SITCOM  –  Shop ‘Til U Drop (featuring Jennifer Vanilla)
  • LEE RANALDO  –  Uncle Skeleton
  • SMOOKY MARGIELAA  –  Stay’100
  • SEXUAL OBJECTS, THE  –  Sometimes (Boards Of Canada Remix)

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

How you supposed to shoot for the moon with one arrow?

Direct download: The Joint – 15 April 2017

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • SMBD – Message 0316
  • Kreidler – Kannibal
  • Savile – Effort Won’t Betray You
  • Quazar – The Nightshift (feat. Anonym)
  • The Abstract Eye – The Unseen
  • YSE Saint Laur’ant – Space Is Defunct
  • Jimmy Edgar – WOW
  • Arca – Fugaces
  • Indi – Precipice
  • The Bug vs Earth – Agoraphobia
  • El Mahdy Jr. – Ashik
  • Stray Fibers – Keep It Together
  • SMBD – Nuwhat
  • KORG – KORG Poly-800 Commercial 1984
  • Pye Corner Audio – The Spiral
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain – Song For A Secret
  • Goldfrapp – Systemagic
  • Audiophysical – Catalyst
  • Custard Square – Lost In Transients
  • Purple Man – About You
  • Flandiz – HER
  • DANGERDOOM – Mad Nice (feat. Black Thought & Vinny Price) *
  • Credit 00 – Breakers Revenge
  • Actress – CYN
  • Morgan & Davy – Craudrock
  • SMBD – Message 406Y

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.