The Show: Over 40 Years Of Sleng Teng

And it only seems like yesterday we were busting out our Casiotone’s and aping Wayne Smith’s 1985 classic. The hard work had pretty much been done 3 or 4 years earlier when one of Okuda Hiroko’s preset rhythm patterns ( called “Rock”, would you believe?) was included on the MT-40 keyboard.

For an oral history of Sleng Teng have a listen to The Blessed Madonna on BBC Radio 6 and we salute the rhythm by including Shinehead’s “Know How Fe Chat” on today’s show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 March 2022

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

    • CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL – Banza Banza
    • ERIS DREW – Sensation
    • GRUFF RHYS – People Are Pissed
    • CHARLI XCX – Baby
    • NILÜFER YANYA – The Dealer
    • SUPERORGANISM – Teenager (featuring Chai & Pi Ja Ma)
    • DBN GOGO, FELO LE TEE, PABI COOPER, YOUNG STUNNA – Bambelela
    • MOTORCYCLE RIDE – Union City Blue
    • FANTASTIC TWINS – 2222022 (A Global Twins Day Message)
    • KITTIN & THE HACKER – Ostbahnhof
    • DAVE – Starlight
    • JENNY HVAL – Freedom
    • DJ LAG, GENERAL C’MAMANE, OMAGOQA – Chaos
    • SOUL GLO – Driponomics (featuring Mother Maryrose)
    • WHOREHOUSE – Whorehouse
    • ZEE STACK – Living Wild Freestyle
    • ERA C – better days
    • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – It Hit Me
    • THE WEST COAST POP ART EXPERIMENTAL BAND – A Child’s Guide To Good And Evil
    • GODFATHER DON – On And On
    • TWEN – Bore U
    • AUTOMATIC – New Beginning
    • DEADLETTER – Hero
    • LUCKY DAYE – Over
    • SHIT & SHINE – North Atlantic
    • ERA C – beautiful (Instrumental)
    • DAVIE NAPALM – Second Nature
    • MO DOTTI – Loser Smile
    • BENNY THE BUTCHER & J. COLE – Johnny P’s Caddy
    • APHEX TWIN – Avril 14th
    • CONWAY THE MACHINE – Stressed (featuring Wallo267)
    • JUNGLEPUSSY – Critiqua
    • SHINEHEAD – Know How Fe Chat
    • TELEFÍS – The Symphonies Of Danny La Rue

The Show: Bloody Anglo-Saxons. Coming over here.

We’d love to be able to present you with a video of the Stewart Lee bit that was sampled on today’s last song courtesy of Asian Dub Foundation.

But we can’t.

The best we can manage is a slightly (deliberately?) wonky clip on  Daily Motion. So you’ll just have to close your eyes for four minutes whilst the picture is frozen but the audio keeps rolling.

On the other hand we do have the official video for the tune

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 28 November 2020

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

  • RAMSEY LEWIS  –  Wade In The Water
  • QUINTRON & MISS PUSSYCAT  –  Teenagers Don’t Know Shit
  • HACHIKU  –  I’ll Probably Be Asleep
  • PEACE OF MIND  –  Oh Baby
  • SHYGIRL  –  Slime
  • SIMONE WHITE  –  Goldfinger
  • BREE RUNWAY  –  ATM
  • ACID ALIENS  –  Demons in the Closet
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Chervette
  • PINK SIIFU & FLY ANAKIN  –  Kin’Tro
  • MNDSGN.  –  Truth Of The Matter
  • CLIPPING  –  Pain Everyday
  • OPTIC SINK  –  Girls In Grey
  • SOUL▲CRAFT  –  淡紅色 sunset
  • COCO BRYCE  –  Ma Bae Be Luv
  • DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE  –  We Are Really Worried About You
  • MAYA AMOLO  –  I Know
  • FLOHIO  –  Unveiled
  • LIAM BAILEY  –  Champion
  • HIROSHI YOSHIMURA  –  Sleep
  • GOD’S WONDERFUL RAILWAY  –  Watch With Mother
  • ROBERTA FLACK  –  Do What You Gotta Do
  • RIZ AHMED  –  Once Kings
  • GIRLHOOD  –  Queendom
  • GABRÍEL ÓLAFS  –  Bára (Hugar Rework)
  • DUKE BOARA  –  Focus
  • GRRL VS 大悲咒  –  Impact Mantra (Tzusing Glued)
  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB  –  Valleys (Graham Massey Mix)
  • SPEEDBOAT  –  bigboy123
  • LIZZY YOUNG  –  Squid Juice in Hollywood
  • SQUID DIDDLEY  –  Always There
  • WASUREMONO  –  Let’s Talk
  • HUSTLE FLESH  –  Amy’s Sad Type Beat
  • HEADIE ONE FT AJ TRACEY & STORMZY  –  Ain’t It Different
  • ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION  –  Coming Over Here (featuring Stewart Lee) *

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Our hearts are full of regret and cholesterol…

Today’s show is woven between readings of the “WAP” lyrics by Ben Shapiro. We’ve not been as moved by a monologue since we first heard Richard Burton reciting Dylan Thomas.

As if that wasn’t dramatic enough, we chose to back Mr Shapiro’s oration with the latest offering from RZA – a brand new US ice cream truck jingle, written to replace the existing “well-known and problematic tune “Turkey in the Straw”.”

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint –  22 August 2020

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

  • seeyousoon  –  BEN AFFLECK
  • BOB VYLAN  –  England’s Ending
  • limeboiler  –  k.k. bossa (small version)
  • osquinn  –  ok im cool (with blackwinterwalls)
  • PHOEBE GREEN  –  Reinvent
  • MARIE DAVIDSON & L’ŒIL NU  –  Renegade Breakdown
  • SPARKLE DIVISION  –  You Go Girl!
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE  –  Bucciarati (featuring Kari Faux)
  • CHEMTRAILS  –  Slag Heap Deity 1 *
  • SQUID  –  Pigs (In There)
  • SONG SUNG  –  The Minds Eye
  • KALI UCHIS & RICO NASTY  –  Aquí Yo Mando
  • CAPTAIN PLANET & ALSARAH كاپتن پلانت & الساره  –  Ghazal غزل
  • SUBCULTURE  –  The River Bend (featuring Rachel Chinouriri)
  • YACHT  –  (Downtown) Dancing (Selector Dub Narcotic Version)
  • MPHO SEBINA  –  Slip Away
  • CUT COPY  –  Like Breaking Glass
  • MAX RICHTER  –  All Human Beings – Pt. 1
  • MAX RICHTER  –  All Human Beings – Pt. 2
  • MAX RICHTER  –  Chorale – Pt. 4
  • CREEPAOFFICIAL  –  South Brum
  • CHANCE デラソウル  –  Sit Back
  • YARD ACT  –  Fixer Upper
  • BECCA MANCARI  –  First Time
  • CHARLOTTE OC  –  This Pain (PBR Streetgang Remix)
  • BILLY NICHOLLS  –  London Social Degree
  • THE NOTWIST  –  Ship
  • SLAM  –  Positive Education (A JD Twitch Remix)
  • FONTAINES D.C.  –  Living in America
  • SEX SWING  –  Valentine’s Day At The Gym (Jane Weaver Makeup Mix)
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Hillbilly Moonshine
  • TROYE SIVAN  –  Rager Teenager!

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The One with Kajagoogoo

One Gen X’er’s piece of throwaway 80’s pop crap is another Gen Z’er’s twenty-twenties vaporwave classic – or so it would seem.

We were forced to re-evaluate and, yes, appreciate Kajagoogoo’s “Hang On Now” after the song featured in Sofie’s recent Bleep mix.

Sofie herself appears in today’s show along with a brand new track from John Carpenter, which seems a good reason as any to post a video of The Thing remade with the cast of Pingu.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 July 2020

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

  • KAJAGOOGOO  –  Hang On Now (Extended Mix)
  • MERA BHAI  –  Jama El F’na Bootleg
  • TERRELL HINES & VINCE STAPLES  –  Get Up
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS  –  Fruity Loop
  • SCOOTER JAY  –  You Left Your Shoes At My Door
  • APRIL MARCH  –  Nous Allons Être Amis
  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Girls In The Hood
  • SOFIE  –  Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • CULTS  –  Spit You Out
  • NÍDIA  –  Jam
  • DUMA  –  Lionsblood
  • PORRIDGE RADIO  –  Good For You (with Lala Lala)
  • BROCKHAMPTON  –  N.S.T
  • vcr-classique  –  private island
  • LYNN CASTLE  –  Rose Colored Corner
  • MOODYMANN  –  Slow Down
  • MEINGO, THE KOREATOWN ODDITY  –  mASShup
  • REAL SOUNDS, THE  –  Tornados Vs Dynamos (3-3)
  • JOHN CARPENTER  –  Skeleton
  • ZULI  –  Trigger Finger (Lee Gamble Remix)
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  Yates And Madison
  • !!!  –  Do The Dial Tone
  • JAYDA G  –  Both Of Us (Original Mix)
  • STANDING ON THE CORNER  –  G-E-T-O-U-T!! The Ghetto (Pt.I)
  • LADY LYKEZ  –  Jackie Chan (featuring LOGAN_OLM, DIZZLE_KID, JAMMZ SCRATCHA_DVA)
  • 10TIGERS  –  RAGE
  • RANDY AND THE GOATS  –  New York Survivor
  • LOUS AND THE YAKUZA  –  Solo
  • DJ SIMLOCKED  –  Oops Edit
  • POZI  –  The Nightmare
  • JÓNSI  –  Swill

 

The Show: Look at those bezels.

AK DAN GWANG CHIL – Youngjeonggeori

ADG7 might create traditional minyo music from Hwanghae-do in South Korea but it has a slight feel of late 70’s / early 80’s no wave / alternative / post-punk. So, naturally, we love it.

“2 Old For This Shit” Trailer

File this under “things you never knew you wanted” – a punk rock opera based on Lethal Weapon 2, courtesy of Boyle Heights. If you desire a physical copy it’s available on VHS only. The 10 song / 14 minute package acts as a soundtrack to the band recreating their favourite scenes from the 1989 movie.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 01 February 2020

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

  • nano神社 (✪㉨✪)  –  The Birth Of A Golden Age*
  • ANI GLASS  –  Mirores
  • ISLET  –  Geese
  • MOLCHAT DOMA  –  Dance (танцевать)
  • AK DAN GWANG CHIL (ADG7)  –  영정거리 (Youngjeonggeori)
  • SHIT & SHINE  –  3AXA3
  • NOVELIST  –  Pay What Is Owed
  • DIVINGSTATION95  –  Divingstation1996
  • ROXIE COLA  –  There 4 U
  • LUKE HAINES AND PETER BUCK  –  Jack Parsons
  • CORNERSHOP  –  St Marie Under Canon
  • THE HOMESICK  –  Male Bonding
  • CUCUMB45  –  OpxThermin
  • COBRA KILLER  –  Chemie Des Alltags
  • BOYLE HEIGHTS  –  Toilet Bomb
  • m a g g i e . w a v  –  Phantasy Terminus
  • ITCHY BUGGER  –  Nothin Tougher Than Hard Yakka
  • COLLEEN GRANT  –  Latin Parang
  • P.E.  –  Top Ticket
  • SIR WAS  –  Letter
  • HOOK  –  Crashed My Car
  • LIGHTNING BOLT  –  Spaceman
  • RAKTA  –  Miragem
  • SOAKIE  –  Boys On Stage
  • LIÉ  –  Digging in the Desert
  • DOUGLAS DARE  –  The Joy In Sarah’s Eyes
  • NAP EYES  –  Mark Zuckerberg
  • GORILLAZ  –  Momentary Bliss (featuring slowthai & Slaves) (Episode One)
  • ZEBRA KATZ  –  Ish
  • THE BOMB SNIFFING DOGS  –  The One Show

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

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