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The Show: If band stage positions were football formations…

Joel Gion parks the bus.

Joel Gion “parks the bus.” That’s soccerball lingo for packing the defence and smothering attacks from the other team.

…what was The Brian Jonestown Massacre‘s formation last night at The Foundry? 4-2-1? 1-3-2-1? 1-3-3? Was Joel Gion a false nine deliberately distracting us with tambourine trickery. Was Anton Newcombe playing the classic trequartista role but unconventionally orchestrating action from the right flank instead of through the middle? Unconventional minds want to know.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-11-07-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

2pm – 2:15pm

We left the software rolling and recorded the start of On The Decks. And what a start…

  • Visage – Fade To Grey (Re-edit)
  • Orange Juice – Rip It Up (Re-edit)

The Show: Wednesday Drive on a Saturday afternoon

*deep breath*

Many thanks to Mr Andrew Barry from RDU’s Wednesday Drive show for stepping in at short notice to cover for Ms Gemma Syme from RDU’s Te Ahi Top 10 show who had been covering for us during our leave of absence.

*and release*

Things may get back to (whatever our) normal (is) next week.

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2014-11-08-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

  • Shocking Pinks (featuring Gemma Syme) – St Louis
  • The Byrds – I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre – This Is Why You Love Me
  • Run The Jewels – Sea Legs (Dave Sitek Remix)
  • Nas – The Season
  • Phantogram – Black Out Days ( (Leo Justi Remix featuring Danny Brown)
  • Brian Tamaki And The Kool Aid Kids – Eating Glue
  • Brian Tamaki And The Kool Aid Kids – Floating In Space
  • Courtney Barnett – Blah Blah (Live At Splendour In The Grass)
  • Scotdrakula – O’Clock
  • Arthur Ahbez – Walk On
  • 808 State – Flow Coma
  • The Drums – I Cant Pretend (Yacht Remix)
  • A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation

1pm – 2pm

  • Doprah – Love That I Need
  • Ride – Sight Of You (Peel Session)
  • Cat Power – Metal Heart
  • Terrible Truths – False Hopes
  • Bunnies On Ponies – Castle Van Halen
  • Fazed On A Pony – Alone
  • The Charlatans – So Oh (Anton Newcombe Remix)
  • Emily Edrosa – Behind Yr Back
  • Jonathan Bree – Weird Hardcore
  • Flyying Colours – Not Today
  • Electronic – Get The Message
  • Michael McDonald – I Keep Forgettin? (Chopped And Screwed)

The Show: WARNING. May contain traces of jazz.

This is what you call a freakout. The Bruce Springsteen cover version was pretty damn spooky but Neneh Cherry‘s version of Suicide’s 1979 single “Dream Baby Dream” is crazy. Like someone strangling a saxophone. Have a listen below. God bless those crazy Norwegians at Smalltown Supersound.

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

+ Download 12pm – 1pm – 86MB

1pm – 2pm

+ Download 1pm – 2pm – 91MB