The Show: The falcon cannot hear the falconer…

Pondering the end of the COVID-19 LOCKDOWN.

But on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 April 2020

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

  • RONE – Babel
  • DOMINIC WEST – The Second Coming by WB Yeats *
  • BLACK DRESSES – SCARED 2 DEATH
  • FRANCK RACKET – Danger Garden
  • BLAIR PARKES – cut loose
  • VANISHING TWIN – Spice Level 7
  • THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY – Mersey Paradise
  • VANESSA WORM – In Heaven We Are
  • CLOUD TANGLE – I’m Just Lost
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – render the ambience
  • WARZOU – J’irais dormir chez Mouss
  • DOCTOR ECHO – Vie Nil
  • PINCH & KAHN – Crossing The Line feat. Killa’s Army
  • DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK & RAW POETIC – No Valentine
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – GOLDEN SARDINE
  • THAT FIELD OF RED FLOWERS IS ACTUALLY A GRASS FIRE – Wavering hope
  • PETER WRIGHT – Looking For The Way Out
  • MADELEINE COCOLAS – Across The Ocean, But Not Yet
  • T. G. SHAND – Golden Hour
  • SOCCER MOMMY – bloodstream
  • OHHME – Ghost
  • ATHANASIOS ARGIANAS – Hollowed Water
  • ZOON VAN SNOOK – The Coral & The Hummingbird
  • 2XM – Flow (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • EDEN BURNS – Patches Theme
  • PANDARO – Parasocial Activity
  • FREDERIK VALENTIN & LOKE RAHBEK – The Heart Of Things

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: This song is for you…

This is not a Christmas special.

It’s definitely NOT a Christmas special but we do start proceedings with THE FALL’S peerless version of JINGLE BELL ROCK. If you can handle that opening salvo you’ll be rewarded with many seasonal gifts such as a sneaky threesome from Otāutahi Christchurch label Club Unique, some dark synths from Distant Stars, beautiful Parisian electro pop via Il Est Vilaine plus too many others to name.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 21 December 2019

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

  • THE FALL – Jingle Bell Rock
  • LENNON/ONO WITH THE PLASTIC ONO BAND – Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)
  • NO BRA – Bangin
  • PUSSY RIOT FEAT. VIC MENSA & JUNGLEPUSSY – Hangerz
  • MINA – Platinum Sex (feat. Amaarae)
  • DISTANT STARS – LLemanja
  • HINDS – Riding Solo
  • SOCCER MOMMY – Lucy
  • MUIREB – In Amber Clad
  • ATNIGHT – Entanglement
  • KEANU RAVES – Lightning Elemental
  • NEUVO WAVO – And The Beat Goes On
  • HAAN808 – Our Fear
  • SLAUSON MALONE – 08_09_14, Smile #1 (feat. Caleb Giles)
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – MYSTERIES
  • COWBOY MACHINE – Sand Dunes
  • BEN WOODS – PRAISE
  • KIM GORDON – Earthquake *
  • KARL LINDH – Ny Manniska Pa 30 Dagar
  • NECRUM SELECT – Gengis Eye
  • DIE ORANGEN – The Island (Back to me)
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Cooking Steaks In The Pocket
  • IL EST VILAINE – Fini Beauté
  • PELLEGRINO – Genti del Mediterraneo
  • BANANAGUN – Out of Reach
  • HARMONIOUS THELONIOUS – Shark Dance
  • TERR – Energy Sync

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: When Harri Met Steve

I remember hearing today’s opening song on the John Peel show back in 1980. Unfortunately I could never recall the name of the band (The Silver) or the name of the track (Do You Wanna Dance). What I thought I recalled was that the band were from Sweden (Finland actually), were very young and fell about in hysterics half way through the performance. Not even the most sophisticated 21st century search engines could provide a solution to a 40 year mystery with that scant information.

By sheer chance I came across a website that did provide the solution, buried deep in a post about ramshackle outsider art music. However the mystery continues because my browser history has been deleted and I can’t remember the website I have to thank.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 30 November 2019

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

  • SILVER, THE  –  Do You Wanna Dance
  • JUDGITZU  –  Kelele
  • PREGOBLIN  –  Anna (Flower’s Won’t Grow)
  • DEE BEE RICH  –  Middle Class
  • J-LIVE  –  Money And Power
  • C. MEMI  –  Heavenly Peace (Unga No Suimon Akete)
  • CHEWY BENSON  –  The Existential C-Hip S-Hop
  • BURIAL  –  Old Tape
  • JULIAN COPE  –  Up-wards at 45˚
  • SNOWY & JASON WILLIAMSON  –  EFFED
  • RiFF RAFF x DiRT NASTY  –  ARROGANT AMERiCAN FREESTYLE
  • LIZZ  –  Words
  • ZEBRA KATZ  –  In In In
  • FIELD, THE  –  Over The Ice
  • GODDARD & HARRY WOLFMAN  –  Fourth Dimension
  • R. ELIZABETH  –  Back From Ten
  • dgoHn  –  Dolorous Dickhead
  • MEDHANE  –  2020sht (featuring Maassai)
  • DANGER MOUSE & SPARKLEHORSE  –  Ninjarous (featuring MF DOOM)
  • MATTIEL  –  Millionaire
  • ZILLAS ON ACID  –  Strictly Just at Night
  • AVALANCHE PARTY  –  Milk & Sunlight Is A Heavy Dream
  • JOY ORBISON X OVERMONO  –  Bromley
  • NA NOISE  –  Then Who
  • m a g g i e . w a v  –  Arena of Souls
  • CARTEL MADRAS  –  Goonda Gold
  • SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK  –  Atari Baby
  • JERSKIN FENDRIX  –  Black Hair
  • SOCCER MOMMY  –  Yellow Is The Color Of Her Eyes

The Show: If this was easy everyone would be doing it

Can’t get enough of this…

Or this…

It’s the Joe Sampson connection at work.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 23 November 2019

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

  • LAIMA – Disco Pregnancy
  • LAUMĖ – Darkside
  • LA VAMPIRES DOES COLOGNE – LOVEDBYYOU
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – FORGETINU
  • NEUVO WAVO – Eye Of The Phoenix
  • MAGIC SHOPPE – Candy Flip
  • SALAD BOYS – This Issue
  • PAVLOV’S PUSS – Look Smart, Talking About Art *
  • THE RESPONSE – Faded Paper
  • MAD FRANK – Keep your head up
  • SOCCER MOMMY – yellow is the color of her eyes
  • THOMAS ISBISTER – Happy in the Dark
  • HOVVDY – So Brite
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – Pachuco Cadaver
  • AISHA DEVI – The Favor Of Fire (Equiknoxx Remix feat. Gavsborg & Shanique Marie)
  • PAPLOCO – PSYCHOSIS VIP
  • AKAI SOLO & PINK SIIFU – Labor Day feat. KingCarter
  • PETER KULI – ok boomer w/ jedwill
  • SNOWY, JASON WILLIAMSON – EFFED
  • LOEFAH – Ginnocchio
  • GIANT SWAN – 55 Year Old Daughter
  • ENA – Query
  • GOTT – Total Kommander
  • ELKKA – Every Body Is Welcome
  • DIE ORANGEN – Der Krautback
  • DEADBEAT – Put on Your Red Shoes and Trance

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Sit down politely, do it like Nike…

Good friend of The Joint Blair Parkes has been busy as ever in his shed studio down in New Brighton and he’s got a new album ‘liveable city’ out now on Bandcamp. Dreamy, fuzzy, trippy and hazy. Just how we like our pop. Video above for the single ‘habit to break’.

A track from Motorbass kicks off the show today in memory of French producer extraordinaire Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi (Motorbass, La Funk Mob, and Cassius). And then we delve into a werewolf exploitation horror movie soundtrack from 1971 before weaving our way through our usual left-field and eclectic selections of pop, noise, beats and off-kilter techno.

Direct download: The Joint – 22 June 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • MOTORBASS – Open Sésame
  • GABE GURNSEY – New Kind (Extended Dub)
  • THE KEITH MANSFIELD ORCHESTRA – Soul Thing
  • DON GERE – Radio Record 1 (Bonus Track)
  • DON GERE – Werewolves on Wheels (Main Theme)
  • THE HOMBRES – Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)
  • L’ÉPÉE – Dreams
  • HATCHIE – When I Get Out
  • SOCCER MOMMY – Be Seeing You
  • PATIENCE – White Of An Eye
  • COMFORT – Husbands (Get Involved)
  • THE RULING ELITE – Gymnasium
  • BELLA VISTA – Mister Wong (Jura Soundsystem Extended Edit)
  • NECRUM SELECT – The Way It Do
  • 2XM – Winston (feat. Flandiz & Neil Macleod)
  • FLANDIZ – SMOKE *
  • LUIS – Colors Of You
  • TYLER, THE CREATOR – EARFQUAKE
  • MNDSGN. – Browneez
  • ROZA TERENZI – 50 Millionaire
  • WILTED WOMAN – Lon Lon Night Vision
  • DAVID VUNK – Can you tell me the last thing I remembered
  • TOYOTA – Middleton (Keanu Raves Remix)
  • FÖLLAKZOID – IIII
  • TERR – Tale of Devotion (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
  • BLAIR PARKES – bend the rules

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.