The Show: I can barely remember how it feels…

Almost the end of the year and out of the blue Joint favourite MICA LEVI sneakily drops her first ever solo album. For that reason there was a quick rejig of today’s playlist to start proceedings with possibly the shortest track we’ve played all year, but definitely the track with the longest name. See playlist details below.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 19 December 2020

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

  • MICA LEVI – A plain clothed Jimi Hendrix drives me to Newcastle. For some reason the trip will take 3 days and he is going to do it for £150. He drives really smoothly and only listens to one album which is by someone with Joy in their name. Joy’s music is covers of classic rock songs but with all the edge smoothed off. We arrive in Brazil and I impress someone because I say obrigado. The same person asks me to find them an intern. I don’t think I can but I try. I am nervous in the girls changing room and play trap songs loud off my phone.
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN & JESS ASPINWALL – Cant I? (feat. luis)
  • FRENCH CONCESSION – Peak
  • JUNO IS – It’s No Groover
  • MARSHEAUX – We Met Bernard Sumner At A Christmas Party Last Night
  • IN AETERNAM VALE + VERONICA VASICKA – Ghost Rider
  • I DRINK YOUR BLOOD – The Black Widower
  • ALTHEA AND DONNA – Uptown Top Ranking
  • THE REVOLUTIONARIES – Kunta Kinte
  • YOUNG GHO​$​T X LIAM K. SWIGGS – POSSESSED
  • CUSTARD SQUARE – Occultation
  • SMURPHY – Intuition
  • SOULWAX – Empty Dancefloor *
  • SHUBOSTAR – Lynch
  • 2XM – Floating Desire
  • THE SECRET SOUL SOCIETY – I Can’t Sleep at Night
  • GALCHER LUSTWERK – I Had To Slow It Down
  • EQUALS – Azym
  • ARMS AND SLEEPERS – So Much Sometimes
  • ANDY BELL – Indica
  • BILLY NOMATES – Hippy Elite
  • ROBERTA FIDORA – BLACK ARROW
  • BORN DAYS – Is This Reality
  • DRY CLEANING – Scratchcard Lanyard
  • DRY CLEANING – Spoils
  • DRY CLEANING – Phone Scam
  • STEPHEN MCCARTHY – Pretty City
  • SAINT SATORI – Middle Eastern Love Song

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Are you the goddamn Coronavirus?

This week’s show was put together quickly, incorporating large chunks of Conan O’Brien’s Self-Quarantine podcast (featuring Andy Daly) and huge swathes of the 2020 BBC Radio 6 Music Festival.

However, the time we saved was put to good use. We managed to get in 8 – 10 solid hours of worrying about the future of the world. Job done.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 21 March 2020

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

Highlights from the 6 Music Festival 2020

  • ANNA MEREDITH – Paramour
  • black midi – Speedway
  • GAIKA – Spectacular Anthem
  • KATE TEMPEST – People’s Faces
  • KIM GORDON – Air BnB
  • ROBERT GLASPER – J Dilla Tribute
  • SQUID – Houseplants
  • SUDAN ARCHIVES – Confessions
  • WARMDUSCHER – Midnight Dipper

Dalton Wilcox shot the Coronavirus *

  • WARMDUSCHER – Midnight Dipper (Soulwax Remix)
  • EMPRESS SHELLY – Mufare
  • БASSAE – A
  • ARTICLE 54 – Piece Of Cake
  • DUSKY – Sort It Out Sharon (featuring Wiley)
  • KALLE HYGIEN – Absolute Bomber
  • LUZ1E – Dreamscape
  • ALTIN GÜN – Süpürgesi Yoncadan
  • DAS KOOLIES – It’s All About The Dolphins
  • LIGHGHT – Dark Rush
  • WORKING MEN’S CLUB – A.A.A.A.
  • RIZ AHMED – Fast Lava
  • SHOPPING – Initiative
  • THICK – Mansplain

August Lindt ignores the Coronavirus

  • JOY DIVISION – Isolation

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The World Is My Oyster At Easter

One of those shows where a quick glance down the playlist reveals a United Nations of music genres including (but not limited to) Indonesian Shoegaze, Swedish Electronic Noise, Mongolian Throat Metal, Italian Retro Disco, South African Kwaito House, Canadian Electro, Jamaican Hip Hop, Colombian / Spanish Reggaeton, K-(Indie)Pop and, of course, Ethiopian Drone Hymns.

As an added bonus here’s a song that didn’t make the final cut but always gets a thrashing in The Joint HQ at this time of year – “Should The Bible Be Banned” by McCarthy. Happy Easter everyone!

Direct download: The Joint – 20 April 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • STEEL MIND  –  Boss Man
  • NINA SIMONE  –  In The Morning
  • ELENIN  –  Turtleneck
  • A CERTAIN RATIO  –  Houses In Motion
  • TEAMARRR  –  One Job
  • VINNY VIRGO  –  Toast
  • GOSHA GUPPY  –  A Beautiful Day To Get Robbed
  • BOOTHE  –  did they go
  • HAMILTON SCALPEL  –  Uprated Nite Zone
  • KELSEY LU  –  I’m Not In Love
  • BLACKPINK  –  Kill This Love

Frankie Boyle New World Order S03E04 Intro

  • WILMA VRITRA  –  Black Is The Beauty
  • THE HU  –  Wolf Totem
  • WILMA VRITRA  –  burds of paradise
  • JOËL  –  Type
  • TOY  –  You Make Me Forget Myself
  • PILE  –  The Soft Hands Of Stephen Miller
  • THE WORLD  –  Slow Rho
  • THE OTHER PEOPLE PLACE  –  Let Me Be Me
  • DJ CALL ME  –  Return Of DJ Call Me
  • MARIE DAVIDSON  –  Work It (Soulwax Remix)
  • OOHYO(우효)  –  Pizza

Frankie Boyle New World Order S03E04 Outro

  • KALLE HYGIEN  –  Violence Is The New Sex
  • JPEGMAFIA  –  The Who
  • FLAURAL  –  The Thinker
  • LOGOS  –  Zoned In (featuring Mumdance)
  • SOSENA GEBRE EYESUS  –  Aser Awetar (አስር አውታር)
  • CONTROL TOP  –  Straight Jackets
  • POZI  –  Engaged
  • BABY MOMO  –  Big Dyke Energy
  • ROSALÍA, J BALVIN  –  Con Altura
  • KOFFEE  –  Rapture
  • THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN  –  Vegetable Man
  • GIRLI  –  Deal With It

The Show: Just a feeling I get, when you’re close to me…

More tracks than you can shake a stick at today, with many of them originating from Christchurch’s Crooked Lidz label and the new Melted Ice Cream Christchurch compilation “Sickest Smashes From Arson City.”

Direct download: The Joint – 11 August 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • SOULWAX – Essential Eleven
  • 2XM – Applied Imagination
  • KILLS – Pining
  • PURPLEMAN – Let me (feat. Jess Aspinwall) *
  • KELLY LEE OWENS – Bird (Prins Thomas Diskomiks DJ Edit)
  • BJØRN TORSKE – Chord Control
  • SECRET CIRCUIT – Stomping Ground
  • THE WHITE SCREEN – Blue Blood
  • BLAIR PARKES – always running
  • LAY LLAMAS – Altair (feat. Goat)
  • MOTTE – Public Access
  • CHRISTINA VANTZOU – Doorway
  • INDI – Slow Dance of Time
  • MITRA MITRA – Fused
  • LES BAXTERS – Toshi II
  • HELENA HAUFF – Fag Butts In The Fire Bucket
  • RED AXES – Abidjan
  • GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY – Akoko Ba
  • ORCHESTRE POLY-RYTHMO DE COTONOU – Moulon Devia
  • ORO – Stop The War
  • NICOLAS GODIN – Quartier Général
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA – Cecily
  • COMMON TIGER – Boom Boom On the Roof, Boom Boom In Your Ears.
  • BLACK TAFFY – In Repose
  • CARAMEL SMOOTH HEAVEN – The String From My Ceiling

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Speed kills…

… or so said Bill Cosby in one of his classic 1970s public service announcements.

Direct download: The Joint – 28 April 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • Nu Guinea – Je Vulesse
  • Soulwax – Essential Four
  • Shakarchi & Stranéus – Marcy Son What
  • Giovanni Damico – Rhythm & Drums
  • A.A.L (Against All Logic) – Now U Got Me Hooked
  • Bill Cosby – Public service announcement: The up and down drugs *
  • MAG – Words
  • The Opawa 45s – Erewhon (Over The Hills and Far Away)
  • girlboss – The Gottage
  • Ano Pascoe – Float Away
  • Substandard – Elite
  • Day of Nova – Storm
  • Silvia Kastel – Heart 2 Tape
  • Bill Cosby – Public service announcement: Vaccinations
  • Liam K. Swiggs – FREAKAZOID BREAKZ 18
  • Flandiz – Evol Love
  • Catnapp – Fade (prod. by Dabow)
  • Lolina – A Path Of Weeds And Flowers
  • Perel – Myalgia
  • Caramel Smooth Heaven – Stars
  • Bill Cosby – Public service announcement: Drugs
  • Malohne – Capitale
  • Real Lies – The Checks
  • Jaded Nineties Raver – Bite Lament
  • The Hacker & Jensen Interceptor – Industrial Drive
  • Keepsakes – Pick ’em Till They Bleed (Ansome Remix)
  • TERRITOIRE – Quatre Siècles de Privilèges
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Not in Love We’re Just High

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.