The Show: I’ll only feel worse, till I’m riding in a hearse, and I’m gone…

Thank you Matt Kennedy of fellow 8K.NZ show UNDERGROUND AUSTRALIANA for pointing us in the direction of Adelaide’s PEAK TWINS. Sure, “So Long” came out in 2013, but we’re slow on the uptake of most things, those good things take time, and a ballad with a dreamy David Lynch Roadhouse crooning vibe is pretty timeless anyway.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 3 July 2021

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

    • DOUJIN DUKE – I Guess We Will Never Know
    • THE LINDA LINDAS – Racist Sexist Boy
    • NABIHAH IQBAL – Following A Feeling
    • VELVET VISION – I Was Such a Different Person Last Time
    • SAULT – Bitter Streets
    • ANIKA – Rights
    • CUTICLES – Werewolf Woman
    • TRANSISTORS – Good Years
    • INTERNET DEATH – HIGH SPEED MISSION!
    • PEAK TWINS – So Long
    • GHOST DANCE COLLECTIVE – Kaleidoscope
    • DUCATI FLUX – Trash
    • GASPARD AUGÉ – Belladone
    • SWEET SEBASTIAN – Heart and Spirit
    • PELLEGRINO & ZODYACO – Napoliterranea
    • MALI-I – I-Give (Version)
    • SPELLLING – Boys at School
    • NECRUM SELECT – We Come Through
    • TYLER, THE CREATOR – MASSA
    • MARISSA NADLER – Nothing Else Matters
    • MERCEDES CAMBRIDGE – L.A. Tool & Die
    • DEAN HURLEY – Concrete Dub
    • YEONGRAK – OVEN LIVE, OVEN TEAM
    • CRONE – it tears open
    • PABLO BOZZI – Sangria Sound System N°1
    • MASSIMILIANO PAGLIARA – The Empty Room

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Pearly Qdrops Drops

We admit that the pun for this week’s show title came first and we then frantically tried to base a playlist around it. Very much a cart-before-the-horse scenario.

It proved to be a good excuse for our biennial trawl through the Cocteau Twins back catalogue, cover versions and all. This included finding a surprising take on “Wax & Wane” by Deftones, which narrowly failed to make the cut in today’s set.

The QAnon portion of the pun is provided by an interview from the All Gas No Brakes YouTube channel (imagine a Louis Theroux documentary put through a Tim & Eric filter).

The remainder of the spoken word clips are taken from On The Media’s “Spheres Of Influence” which takes a dive into “conspirituality” and the rise of pastel QAnon.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 3 October 2020

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

  • SAINT SEVERIN  –  The Knife (Original Mix)
  • OBSKÜR  –  Bayside
  • SPELLLING  –  Under The Sun
  • TAME IMPALA  –  Borderline (Blood Orange Remix)
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE  –  I’m A JoeStar
  • BOLDY JAMES X JAY VERSACE  –  Bentayga
  • E L L E  –  Catfish
  • GOAT GIRL  –  Sad Cowboy
  • LAVA LA RUE  –  G.O.Y.D.
  • BAT FOR LASHES  –  We’ve Only Just Begun
  • PHELIMUNCASI  –  I Roof
  • AMAARAE  –  Fancy
  • JIMMY EDGAR  –  Get Up (featuring Danny Brown)
  • SINEAD O’BRIEN  –  Roman Ruins
  • GOOD SAD HAPPY BAD  –  Pyro
  • JANELLE MONÁE  –  Turntables
  • A. SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS – Connect To Consume
  • SAULT  –  You Know It Ain’t
  • JOHN MARTYN  –  Small Hours
  • BLACK TO COMM  –  Stolen Androgens
  • COCTEAU TWINS *  –  Donimo
  • DOMENIQUE DUMONT  –  People On Sunday
  • WILLIAM BASINSKI  –  Tear Vial
  • JPEGMAFIA  –  Last Dance!
  • NO ONE KNOWS WHO DID THIS  –  I’m Junk, I’m Drunk
  • THE CRIBS  –  I Don’t Know Who I Am (featuring Lee Ranaldo)
  • CLIPPING  –  ’96 Neve Campbell (featuring Cam & China)
  • SAULT  –  Little Boy
  • SUBP YAO  –  Mad And Mean (featuring Warrior Queen)
  • SEBii  –  Play Poker
  • PETER PHILIPPE WEISS  –  Subway (Intenta Version)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.