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: Once upon a time, we danced, Once upon a time, we took a chance…

A singing capuchin monkey, smoke, grainy black and white footage… it could only be David Lynch.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 January 2020

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

  • DAVID LYNCH feat. JACK CRUZ – True Love’s Flame *
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – BOXING DAY TEST VIP
  • SEB THE VEGABOND – eggsnatcher
  • DOG POWER – Low Down (Live)
  • THE SUNCHARMS – Monster Club
  • SHADOW SHOW – Shadow Box
  • OOIOO – kawasemi Ah
  • FLEET.DREAMS – EKG (Club Mix)
  • MASSIMILIANO PAGLIARA – Misplaced
  • PHILLIPI – 9000
  • PÀSCAL – N.D.S. (Disco Version)
  • YĪN YĪN – Dis ko Dis ko
  • KAPITAN – Berries
  • YUMI ZOUMA – Cool For A Second
  • 2XM – Koru Lounge
  • CONCRET & CANTOR – Defected
  • TOPHU – Lo-Fi Ferreira
  • _WANDERLUSS_ – I’m Going to Buy Some Iced Tea, Want Anything?
  • LUIS – Funnythat
  • LAUMĖ – Villians
  • LOCAL ARTIST – Touch Tone
  • JAINS MIND – Circle Thought
  • BLAIR PARKES – single word
  • AUTOMATIC – Suicide In Texas
  • SUNFLOWERS – Dreamweaver
  • MEDaL – Wanna feel good
  • CHROMATICS – On The Wall

* 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: And I done it in Europe like George Graham…

Yip, it’s the novelty hit of the summer, Reece West et al getting grimy on Arsène Wenger. Accidentally redressing the balance because THE HERB WHISPERER very recently revealed he’s been playing trap on the show if Paul Pogba’s been appearing in the related videos. Can’t argue with that logic to be honest.

DISCLAIMER: Playing this track is in no way an endorsement of ArsenalFanTV.

Direct download: The Joint – 17 February 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Estère – Rent
  • Coco Solid – Jump City (Prod. Jizmatron)
  • Mitra Mitra – The Flood
  • Essaie Pas – Complet Brouillé
  • Stef Animal – In The Pines (Casio SK-1)
  • Leslie Winer And Jay Glass Dubs – Cogged
  • Identified Patient & Sophie du Palais – Everything Is Done (feat. Lasznikoff)
  • Luis, Flandiz, Seb the Vegabond – Tell Me What The Fuck Life Is (Prod. Reasxn)
  • Reece West – Arsene Wenger (feat. Hugh Wizzy, GHSTLY XXVII, Discarda, Yizzy, The Brotherhood) *
  • TMA-1 – Yo _ Pardon
  • Daniel Madill – Bake a Snake
  • Marlon Williams – Come to Me
  • The Opawa 45s – Wicked Game
  • Annual Leaf – Zoom Operator
  • The Limiñanas – Le Premier Jour
  • Rhye – Stay Safe
  • Lou Rebecca – If You Can
  • Ethyène – Rains Over Occident
  • 2XM – Inept
  • Uffe – Narkoministeren
  • David Vunk – Hetero girl (Six lines of speed version)
  • Im Kellar – Golden axe
  • Luke Eargoggle – Professor Laphroaig
  • Shohjo-Tai & Red Bus St Project – Electric City
  • pedrodollar – U GOTTA DO WHAT U GOTTA DO
  • Soft Fit – North Shore
  • Hatchback – The Video Suite

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.