The Show: Don’t go overboard…

Don’t go overboard says Blair Parkes. But today we did, with a sneaky threesome from his new album “over bored”. We can never say no to perfect pop music.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 26 February 2022

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

  • K.KING X BENI MANIACI – Go Hard Like Vladimir Putin
  • MINORU MURAOKA – The Positive and the Negative (Mr Bongo 7″ Edit)
  • DJAR ONE – Soul Kitchen
  • KING ROOSTER – Stickin’ It
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – Contrapuntal (prod. argov)
  • NECRUM SELECT – Bump Smooth
  • FRANK COGLIANO – Peace 2
  • BLAIR PARKES – no plans
  • BLAIR PARKES – overboard *
  • BLAIR PARKES – hello wishes
  • HIGHSCHOOL – Forever at Last
  • WARM GRAVES – Sound Sleeper
  • CURSES – Miriam
  • WIDOWSPEAK – Everything Is Simple
  • KAVINSKY – Zenith
  • MOLLY NILSSON – Earth Girls
  • RODNEY CROMWELL – Opus Three
  • GOLDEN BUG – Fata Morgana
  • WARAU 笑 – 0HM
  • THOMAS L. BIGELOW – Plum Village
  • WORLD OF DOGS – Drowned in the Name of Unrest
  • HASI – bobs birkenstocks
  • D J 1 9 8 6 一 九 八 六 – S A T U R N
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – GIMME
  • BLACK DRESSES – u_u2
  • SJÄLEN – Dom låg där i en hög
  • 2XM X CORTESE feat. ANYA – Psilo
  • LOZ GODDARD – With You
  • NATASHA BAI – Your Kiss
  • LOCKED GROOVE – Kyoto

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: He’s getting shut-eyed over cigarettes…

New single “Seats” from Ōtautahi’s T. G. Shand now out and about.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 18 December 2021

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

  • T. G. SHAND – Seats *
  • MITRA MITRA – By Your Hand
  • POLA WOMEN – Disco Disco
  • PUMA & THE DOLPHIN – Talking And Listening
  • SOCIAL SPORT – In Vitro
  • ZANE 2000 – A Type Of Love (feat. Haimona)
  • MOLLY NILSSON – Pompeii
  • MNTTAB – This Friction
  • THIS IS THE BRIDGE – New Ways To Noise
  • CUÉLEBRE – Costa Verde
  • DIMITRI FROM PARIS & DJ ROCCA – The Compass Point
  • NECRUM SELECT – Revenge Of The Jade Selector
  • SACHILLPAGES – Eames Couch
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – Brother Mouzone Library Card (prod. brainweight)
  • HILDEGARD VON BINGE DRINKING – Orchideen
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – GETTN FKKD ↑
  • CRUSH – Fuck the Noise
  • NEUVOWAVO – Eye of the Phoenix
  • JACK SWAIN – Swans
  • VAGABOND69 – Sanctuary
  • PAPLOCO – NUTHIN BUT A VIP THANG
  • BEST BETS – Whataworld
  • KEEPSAKES – Only The Dregs Remain
  • TOYOTA – Fortitude
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS – Late in the Midnight Hour 1
  • CLARINETS – Knee
  • STEX – Still Feel The Rain [The Grid Mix]

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The tray four is 11 by 17, and that’s how you load the paper!

The blog title this week was inspired by the track “Xerox” from Melbourne’s mnttaB. As label boss Dik Detonic says, “Whatever the opposite of minimal is they’re doing it again… but louder.”

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 4 December 2021

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

  • BENEDIKT FREY & TIM TOH – Neu (feat. Lisa Toh & Niklas Wandt)
  • MNTTAB – Xerox *
  • LAURA LEE LOVELY – Allandale
  • MATTIEL – Jeff Goldblum
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – heat
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – Uptown 37
  • SACHILLPAGES – Sach Tin Tin
  • LANCE SKIIIWALKER – In The World (feat. Nick Hakim)
  • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – HAHA
  • BLACK BONES – Gabi
  • PIGEON – War (Jam)
  • THE EXBATS – Ghost In The Record Store
  • THE EXBATS – Best Most Least Worst
  • THE EXBATS – Hey New Zealand
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – SPLIT ME OPEN
  • FREE TAX – Paris Babylone
  • ARTHUR H – Paris la silencieuse
  • LOST GIRLS – Love, Lovers
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS – Private Mythology
  • FACE CULTURE – Do U Feel Me
  • NECRUM SELECT – El Grando Smokio
  • THE BUG – Treetop (feat. Jason Williamson)
  • KEEPSAKES – The Slight Of Blight
  • THE ESCALATION – Not There

* The inspiration for this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: We should be getting hammered in an airport.

Who can argue with synths and positive thinking? Not us, no sirree.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 06 November 2021

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

  • MISC. – Till It Wasn’t (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • LONE – Hidden By Horizons (feat. Morgane Diet)
  • VAGABOND69 – Whole Orange (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • BLACK BOX RECORDER – Uptown Top Ranking
  • MUNGO’S HIFI – Border Patrol
  • SEEKERSINTERNATIONAL – DreadRunner (Can’t Keep On)
  • JACK SWAIN – Bored Walk
  • FORT ROMEAU – Ramona
  • WESTCOAST GODDESS – Street Called Love
  • UNCLE QUENTIN – BIG D NRG
  • MOLLY NILSSON – Absolute Power
  • SPRAY – Hammered in an Airport *
  • SUNFLOWER BEAN – Baby Don’t Cry
  • BLUSHING – Blame (feat. Miki Berenyi)
  • LEWSBERG – Getting Closer
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – wake up keep dreaming
  • EL MICHELS AFFAIR – Stack The Deck (feat. Bobby Oroza)
  • NEUVOWAVO – Message from the Past
  • CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL – Blenda
  • CRUSH – Fantasy Fiction
  • MOUSEY – The Bench
  • ROSETOWN – imfine
  • 2XM – Railei Part III (feat. Jimmy Rainey)
  • KATE STEIN – Badlands
  • RED AXES – Skulls
  • ANZ – Last Before Lights
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Broad River

* The inspiration for 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.

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