The Show: The Tranquillusionist

We didn’t completely do it justice but on today’s show we wanted to highlight Helen Zaltzman’s rebranding of her Allusionist podcast as the Tranquillusionist.

Designed to soothe rather than provoke, the shows so far include a monologue of punchlines to well known jokes and another composed of the lyrics to “Imagine” but deconstructed in backwards alphabetical order.

Our favourite though is the reading of a list of the Westminster Kennel Club Best In Show winners from 1907 all the way through to this year. Much respect to Warren Remedy, the only dog to have won Westminster three years in a row.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 April 2020

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

  • SUZI QUATRO –  Warm Leatherette
  • TAVES –  Decant
  • GORILLAZ –  Aries (featuring Peter Hook & Georgia)
  • AYA –  Burying A War ( Billie x Leftfield )
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Wassily
  • CHARLI XCX –  Forever
  • LEZ POP –  STRAP ON
  • MERE NOTILDE –  Sample Heaven
  • OUIJA MACC –  Fall Thru Da Floor
  • RUMBLEFISH –  Tug Boat Line
  • REVOLUTIONARY ARMY OF THE INFANT JESUS –  Belonging/O Nata Lux
  • PALE BLUE –  I Walk Alone With Acid
  • EGOTRIP –  Dreamworld (World Of Dreams Mix)
  • PLEASURE POOL –  Night Scars
  • DJ これからの緊急災害 –  MotherFvcker
  • SEAN PAUL –  Get Busy
  • QUELLE CHRIS & CHRIS KEYS –  Sacred Safe (featuring Homeboy Sandman, Cavalier & Merrill Garbus)
  • ROXY MUSIC –  Mother Of Pearl
  • ORAX –  Above
  • THE STROKES –  The Adults Are Talking
  • FERA –  Stupida
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS & KOOL AID –  Rave Smack Talk
  • MARC RILEY & THE CREEPERS –  Shadow Figure
  • SKIN FLESH AND BONES –  Bones Dub
  • LINGUA IGNOTA –  O Ruthless Great Divine Director
  • BYRELL THE GREAT –  Happy CVNT (featuring Buddah & Divoli)
  • abstract projections –  habits
  • NO AGE –  Feeler
  • SPARKS –  Amateur Hour
  • POZI –  Whitewashing

The Show: Gimme more Star Wars, gimme open barre chords…

Driving around town yesterday listening to RNZ resulted in multiple earworms and tangled musical threads that needed dealing with. That’s the official explanation for FUN BOY THREE, BANANARAMA, ROXY MUSIC, LL COOL J and a few other cuts from the 60s, 70s and 80s making it on to the show today.

Every track on the show is a highlight, so it feels mean to play favourites, but a tip of the hat to Bill of Human Pleasure Radio for putting us on to Kiwi Jr. In a parallel universe The Cars would have signed to Flying Nun and their offspring would eventually become the house band for a shady sake bar in Toronto. You don’t even have to imagine it, here’s the video…

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 January 2020

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

  • FUN BOY THREE – The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum
  • FUN BOY THREE – It Ain’t What You Do It’s The Way That You Do It (feat. Bananarama)
  • BANANARAMA – Aie a Mwana
  • ROXY MUSIC – Pyjamarama
  • EYEDRESS – Trauma
  • THOMAS ISBISTER – A Sign
  • SALAD BOYS – Onwards And Downwards
  • KIWI JR. – Gimme More *
  • MAD FRANK – Pick your pocket
  • LL COOL J – I Can’t Live Without My Radio
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – Dreams
  • LABI SIFFRE – I Got The…
  • THE VILLAGE CALLERS – Hector
  • THE HONEY DRIPPERS – Impeach The President
  • YĪN YĪN – One Inch Punch
  • PAPLOCO – BISH I GOT
  • GOLDEN BUG & IN FIELDS – Ground (feat. Phoebe Coco)
  • THE MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND – It’s The Wrong Goodie
  • TOM OF ENGLAND – In Your Town
  • ASE MANUAL – PUT YO ASS (HANDS UP) (feat. Escooter)
  • BYRELL THE GREAT – Hymm For Battle
  • DOCKET PRINTER – Ernie Binn
  • HOVVDY – Pixie
  • TOSHFUMI HINATA – 新しい遊牧民 Atarashii Yuhbokumin
  • FUROR – THE LAST OF US
  • EXAEL – lash (with nm) (vocal dub)
  • TRUCK STOP ALIEN – Desolate (Extended Version)
  • GRAPHEINE – Awake

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The show: No Phil Collins required

Phil Collins is angry with us.
Phil Collins is angry with us. Very angry.
Image courtesy of http://www.baldingcelebrities.com

After last week’s debacle there will be no Phil Collins played on the show today. Or ever again.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm – 86MB

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm – 89MB