The Show: We see this thing going zip zap, zap zip, stay there, flash flash flash, zoom, stay there, flash flash flash, zoom zoom zoom zoom, and then off…

After the endless rain and gloomy midwinter, the new Violet French track “I Want the Sky to be Crying” has somehow undampened our spirits.

By the way, today’s blog title was inspired by Shaun Ryder reminiscing about seeing UFOs in his home town of Salford on the way to the bus stop.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 04 July 2020

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

  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Sunset Park
  • LOW END ACTIVIST – Game Theory feat. Flowdan
  • RIDER SHAFIQUE AND THE BUG – Burn
  • NAVY BLUE – 22!
  • THE KOREATOWN ODDITY – Weed in LA
  • HADE – Jeep Cherokee XJ
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Ground Floor
  • VIOLET FRENCH – I Want the Sky to be Crying
  • MAG – So Low
  • VANESSA WORM – Heaven To Hell
  • PEAKING LIGHTS – Traffic
  • ANA HELDER – Boleto 101
  • YUNA LESCA – meandtheboys
  • SPECTRAL FEATURING SHAUN RYDER – Zip Zap Zoom (feat. Shaun Ryder) (Mybroken101 remix) *
  • FANTASTIC MAN – Lather of Heaven
  • LEWSBERG – Cold Light of Day
  • THE DWARFS OF EAST AGOUZA – Black Sun of Intent
  • FELIPE GORDON – Acid Horizontal Polka
  • RED AXES – Moonlight Ride
  • DONNA SUMMER – I Feel Love (Special New Version by Patrick Cowley)
  • ÇAYKH – Mogadishoù
  • AREA 3 – Bubble
  • SEI STILL – Tácticas de Guerrilla Urbana

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Who needs these useless things? Only the simpletons.

Direct download: The Joint – 10 November 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • PEAKING LIGHTS – Hypnotized
  • MAD FRANK – Never let you down
  • BLAIR PARKES AND CARDIGAN BAY – dig for water
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – People Are Alright
  • YUMI ZOUMA – Looking Over Shoulders
  • THE RULING ELITE – Simpletons *
  • BLUE VELVET – Feuer
  • ROZA TERENZI – Double Reflection
  • FELIX LEIFUR – Pinot Noir 1985
  • LUIS – ALL GONE [Prod. Neil Macleod]
  • MILO – mythbuilding exercise no.9 (prod. kenny segal)
  • $HIT AND $HINE – Figure This Shit Out
  • FRONT DE CADEAUX – Superiore Lei
  • YOSHINORI HAYASHI – 208
  • MUNK – The Bolero Bunuel (Red Axes Remix)
  • KARL HECTOR & NICOLAS TOUNGA – Ngunga Yeti Fofa (The Joaquin Joe Claussell’s Electric Afrika Version)
  • RHODE & BROWN – Fine Tooling
  • NIHILOXICA – Kadodi
  • JESSE – Portals

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Just a feeling I get, when you’re close to me…

More tracks than you can shake a stick at today, with many of them originating from Christchurch’s Crooked Lidz label and the new Melted Ice Cream Christchurch compilation “Sickest Smashes From Arson City.”

Direct download: The Joint – 11 August 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • SOULWAX – Essential Eleven
  • 2XM – Applied Imagination
  • KILLS – Pining
  • PURPLEMAN – Let me (feat. Jess Aspinwall) *
  • KELLY LEE OWENS – Bird (Prins Thomas Diskomiks DJ Edit)
  • BJØRN TORSKE – Chord Control
  • SECRET CIRCUIT – Stomping Ground
  • THE WHITE SCREEN – Blue Blood
  • BLAIR PARKES – always running
  • LAY LLAMAS – Altair (feat. Goat)
  • MOTTE – Public Access
  • CHRISTINA VANTZOU – Doorway
  • INDI – Slow Dance of Time
  • MITRA MITRA – Fused
  • LES BAXTERS – Toshi II
  • HELENA HAUFF – Fag Butts In The Fire Bucket
  • RED AXES – Abidjan
  • GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY – Akoko Ba
  • ORCHESTRE POLY-RYTHMO DE COTONOU – Moulon Devia
  • ORO – Stop The War
  • NICOLAS GODIN – Quartier Général
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Cecily
  • COMMON TIGER – Boom Boom On the Roof, Boom Boom In Your Ears.
  • BLACK TAFFY – In Repose
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN – The String From My Ceiling

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: And you may ask yourself, how do I work this?

Things got off to an amazing start when Fraserhead forgot which channel to plug his laptop into.
Things in the new studio got off to an amazing start when Fraserhead forgot which channel to plug his laptop into. Turned out to be the 19th channel from the right.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-05-09-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Not quite an Xmas special

The Devil Is In The Detail
The Devil Is In The Detail

Thanks to Bargain Bin Blasphemy for the images

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm – 98MB

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm – 106MB