The Show: I’ve made a rod for my own back.

Stewart Lee decrying his own CD filing system.

Can we make a case for The Boo Radleys being filed in the Britpop shoebox, alongside such luminaries as Bennet, Jocasta and Thurman? Let’s not just limit them to Liverpool and Post-Punk / C86 / early Creation / Shoegaze. Here’s the proof – a 67% Britpop rating (courtesy of Top Trumps):

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And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 2 October 2021

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

  • PIRY REIS – Idade Média
  • DEUCE ELLIS – Spit Acid (featuring Che Noir)
  • CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS – Comme L’Oiseau
  • OPEN MIKE EAGLE · ARMAND HAMMER · MICHAEL EAGLE · BILLY WOODS · ELUCID · QUELLE CHRIS – Burner Account
  • RUN THE JEWELS – Ooh La La (Remix) (featuring Lil Wayne, Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
  • MOONCHILD SANELLY – Undumpable
  • PYROPHORIA – Just A Tad
  • BLAWAN – Fourth Dimensional
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Quotations
  • ZOMBIES – Extraños Juegos
  • RP BOO – Be Of It!
  • SOLEMN BRIGHAM – Left Feet
  • HOLLYWOOD HORSES – Houseworld
  • FLO – Baby
  • WET LEG – Wet Dream
  • RICO NASTY – Rico Nasty Grow Up
  • PULPFUSION – Where is the Money Honey?
  • MANDY, INDIANA – Bottle Episode
  • PARQUET COURTS – Black Widow Spider

[Stewart Lee’s Genre Taxonomy] *

  • HERBIE MANN – Hold On, I’m Comin’
  • AUDIOBOOKS – Black Lipstick
  • SOOFLE – Thrill
  • STILL DREAMS – Last True Love
  • THE GREEN CHILD – Tony Bandana
  • METRONOMY · BRIAN NASTY · FOLLY GROUP – Monday
  • SPACE AFRIKA – Indigo Grit (featuring Guest)
  • WATER FROM YOUR EYES – Monday
  • BAD WITH PHONES – REFRIGERATOR
  • JANELLE MONÁE – Say Her Name (Hell You Talmbout) (featuring Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Chlöe x Halle, Tierra Whack, Isis V., Zoë Kravitz, Brittany Howard, Asiahn, Mj Rodriguez, Jovian Zayne, Angela Rye, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Alicia Garza)

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Vulgar testaments to capitalism.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 September 2021

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

  • MEGAN THEE STALLION  –  Outta Town Freestyle
  • CLINIC  –  I Can’t Stand the Rain
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER & ELIZABETH FRASER  –  Tales From The Trash Stratum
  • JARVIS COCKER  –  Aline
  • MOOR MOTHER  –  Shekere (featuring Lojii)
  • LADY SOCRATEZ  –  Shotgun
  • CL  –  SPICY
  • LUKAS WIGFLEX & SON OF PHILIP  –  Godstruth
  • WARRINGTON-RUNCORN NEW TOWN DEVELOPMENT PLAN  –  Managed Decline
  • FORD  –  The Lines You Make
  • VAZZ  –  Breath
  • ANDY SHAUF  –  Spanish On The Beach
  • PENELOPE ISLES  –  Iced Gems
  • THE GREEN CHILD  –  Smart Clothes
  • BLACKSTARKIDS  –  JUNO
  • BLACK LOOPS & JAMES PEPPER  –  Three Drops
  • ESPLENDOR GEOMÉTRICO  –  Moscú Está Helado
  • ASNAKECH WORKU  –  Amkew Beneber
  • DUB ORGANISER  –  Herbal Dub
  • RICO NASTY  –  Buss
  • MI$TUH G  –  Fuk Em All
  • MYKKI BLANCO  –  Patriarchy Ain’t The End Of Me
  • DEHD  –  Loner (Protomartyr Remix)
  • MAXO KREAM X TYLER, THE CREATOR  –  BIG PERSONA
  • HIEROGLYPHIC BEING  –  HOUSE HOUSE HOUSE WHATS THAT HOUSE
  • WILLOW  –  Squirrel City
  • TARAKA  –  Psychocastle
  • GLASS POPCORN  –  Ed Hardy
  • ANDREW PAUL  –  Who’s Gonna Make The Dance Ram
  • PLUTO CASTLE  –  Fantasy Eternal
  • FUR  –  When You Walk Away Part I
  • DUCKS LTD.  –  How Lonely Are You?
  • PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING  –  Blue Heaven