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The Show: The people I have met are not as pretty as they seem…

No, the blog title doesn’t refer to that handsome and clever linguist Lawrence Arabia chap above, but instead is a line from Ella Chau Yin Chi aka French_concession’s new single End of Time (and more about that down below).

Not too long ago Mr Arabia got into a bit of bother when, as a former resident who visits Christchurch occasionally post-earthquakes, he commented on the blandness of the new city centre. We however think he would be a good town crier for Ōtautahi.

James Dann sums up the silly response nicely in his Same As It Ever Was post here.

Anyway, playing Lawrence Arabia’s 2012 track “The 03” seemed like the perfect way to kick off the show today.

I’m going back to the 03
To see the places where I used to be
Getting punched on High Street mall
Getting drunk at the college ball

 

As promised, coming back to French_concession, here’s the video for the new single End of Time

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 8 February 2020

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

  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – The 03
  • FRENCH_CONCESSION – End of Time *
  • KAMANDI – Not Biting My Tongue
  • SEB THE VEGABOND – skullspooner
  • PAPLOCO – YOU NO SOUL
  • VELVET C – Word Has It
  • SASCHA FUNKE – WOM
  • DAME BONNET – Portamento
  • BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL – Force The Line
  • WOLFEY – H.U.W
  • ATLETAS – Um Ano, Quatro
  • THE TACKS – One Last Goodbye
  • GUARDIAN SINGLES – Heartland
  • WASTED SHIRT – Double the Dream
  • SLIFT – Hyperion
  • EYE – Kill The Slavemaster
  • LONESOMECARBOY – Sunlight in Riga
  • MASKS – Broken Glass
  • GRÜN WASSER – Driving
  • ROOTS MANUVA – Hard Bastards
  • FLEET.DREAMS – 888
  • VODOR L ZECK – Trainpiratism
  • TECWAA – Bania
  • JACQUES GREENE – Stars
  • TOPHU – Ted Nyungen
  • MELANIE VELARDE – Another Para

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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.

The Show: Heaven to hell in a heartbeat

Thanks to MUDD from Soundcheck for inadvertently giving us the title of today’s show when, during an unexpected visit to the RDUnit, he described his reaction to the tunes we like to play on the radio.

And here’s the playlist in full…

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

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Proudly brought to you by Saul Goodman Attorney-At-Law

Many thanks to today’s sponsor – Saul Goodman, Attorney-At-Law. For further Saul insights listen to a 40 minute Bob Odenkirk interview over at NPR.

And here’s the playlist in full…

+ Download the whole show [158MB]

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Making the cut

A lot of stuff didn’t. Not for quality control reasons mind. Too much music and not enough time.

Have a look at the excess we had over on The Ones That Got Away Spotify playlist. (Un)fortunately those reworkings of Roxy Music in a 20’s jazz style aren’t available in NZ and that truly bizarre Estonian Eurovision contender is YouTube only…

This is a heavily edited show – we had to cut out chunks of audio because of a dodgy microphone and, more impressively, interference caused by the transmitter overheating in the blazing Canterbury sun. Global warming my arse.

And here’s the actual playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm [102MB]

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm [87MB]

This show accompanied by: Lagavulin 16 year old single malt