The Show: The Same Shit’s Going On

RIP Ennio Morricone.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 11 July 2020

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

  • GRAHAM KARTNA  –  We Dun Want It!
  • FARSIGHT  –  Cadena
  • MEINGO, THE KOREATOWN ODDITY  –  2000 & Something *
  • EDDIE FLOYD  –  Big Bird
  • TI-83  –  Newsflash
  • DJ TRE  –  Concept Track
  • CITY CALM DOWN  –  Distraction/Losing Sleep
  • KENNYHOOPLA  –  plastic door//
  • THOMAS PIPER  –  Dreamers Manifesto
  • LONE X KETTAMA  –  The Way You Feel
  • MOODYMANN  –  Taken Away
  • FONTAINES D.C.  –  Televised Mind
  • ELLIS  –  Pringle Creek
  • IMMACULATE RIVOMBO  –  Mbira Girls
  • WISE LEAGUE  –  Wait For You
  • GUERILLA TOSS  –  Skull Dub
  • NIRVANA  –  Rainbow Chaser
  • RIDER SHAFIQUE & THE BUG  –  Burn
  • LILY ALLEN  –  The Fear (Fearless Remix)
  • MARLOWE  –  Future Power Sources
  • VANESSA WORM  –  Heaven To Hell
  • LD (67)  –  Free Smoke (featuring S Loud)
  • WESLEY GONZALEZ  –  Pimlico Mimosa
  • CHERRY CHEEKS  –  Minimum Wage
  • NAHASH  –  The Horns (featuring Osheyack)
  • JPEGMAFIA  –  Bald!
  • LEMONADECLUB  –  WALKIN’ HOME
  • DJ SCOOBIE  –  Deep In Dub (Murder Mix)
  • FENNE LILY  –  Alapathy
  • ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER  –  Malibu (Live for SiriusXMU Sessions)
  • FIDDE  –  I Wonder If You Know (Dreams)
  • LOST OUTRIDER  –  Digital Cocaine
  • BLACK MARBLE  –  In Manchester
  • ENNIO MORRICONE  –  Finale

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: We see this thing going zip zap, zap zip, stay there, flash flash flash, zoom, stay there, flash flash flash, zoom zoom zoom zoom, and then off…

After the endless rain and gloomy midwinter, the new Violet French track “I Want the Sky to be Crying” has somehow undampened our spirits.

By the way, today’s blog title was inspired by Shaun Ryder reminiscing about seeing UFOs in his home town of Salford on the way to the bus stop.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 04 July 2020

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

  • PLACES FOR PEOPLE – Sunset Park
  • LOW END ACTIVIST – Game Theory feat. Flowdan
  • RIDER SHAFIQUE AND THE BUG – Burn
  • NAVY BLUE – 22!
  • THE KOREATOWN ODDITY – Weed in LA
  • HADE – Jeep Cherokee XJ
  • SILENT FREEWAY – Ground Floor
  • VIOLET FRENCH – I Want the Sky to be Crying
  • MAG – So Low
  • VANESSA WORM – Heaven To Hell
  • PEAKING LIGHTS – Traffic
  • ANA HELDER – Boleto 101
  • YUNA LESCA – meandtheboys
  • SPECTRAL FEATURING SHAUN RYDER – Zip Zap Zoom (feat. Shaun Ryder) (Mybroken101 remix) *
  • FANTASTIC MAN – Lather of Heaven
  • LEWSBERG – Cold Light of Day
  • THE DWARFS OF EAST AGOUZA – Black Sun of Intent
  • FELIPE GORDON – Acid Horizontal Polka
  • RED AXES – Moonlight Ride
  • DONNA SUMMER – I Feel Love (Special New Version by Patrick Cowley)
  • ÇAYKH – Mogadishoù
  • AREA 3 – Bubble
  • SEI STILL – Tácticas de Guerrilla Urbana

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: The falcon cannot hear the falconer…

Pondering the end of the COVID-19 LOCKDOWN.

But on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 25 April 2020

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

  • RONE – Babel
  • DOMINIC WEST – The Second Coming by WB Yeats *
  • BLACK DRESSES – SCARED 2 DEATH
  • FRANCK RACKET – Danger Garden
  • BLAIR PARKES – cut loose
  • VANISHING TWIN – Spice Level 7
  • THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY – Mersey Paradise
  • VANESSA WORM – In Heaven We Are
  • CLOUD TANGLE – I’m Just Lost
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – render the ambience
  • WARZOU – J’irais dormir chez Mouss
  • DOCTOR ECHO – Vie Nil
  • PINCH & KAHN – Crossing The Line feat. Killa’s Army
  • DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK & RAW POETIC – No Valentine
  • R.A.P. FERREIRA – GOLDEN SARDINE
  • THAT FIELD OF RED FLOWERS IS ACTUALLY A GRASS FIRE – Wavering hope
  • PETER WRIGHT – Looking For The Way Out
  • MADELEINE COCOLAS – Across The Ocean, But Not Yet
  • T. G. SHAND – Golden Hour
  • SOCCER MOMMY – bloodstream
  • OHHME – Ghost
  • ATHANASIOS ARGIANAS – Hollowed Water
  • ZOON VAN SNOOK – The Coral & The Hummingbird
  • 2XM – Flow (feat. Jess Aspinwall)
  • EDEN BURNS – Patches Theme
  • PANDARO – Parasocial Activity
  • FREDERIK VALENTIN & LOKE RAHBEK – The Heart Of Things

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.

The Show: Witney, Granby, Rochdale, Preston

 – Witney, because of its community-run bus service; Granby, in Liverpool, for its resident-directed housing; Rochdale, the birthplace of England’s co-operative movement; and Preston, where the city council is breaking with a failed economic system. This becomes the chorus: “Witney, Granby, Rochdale, Preston.”

Born lippy: how I helped Underworld write a socialist banger by Aditya Chakrabortty

Direct download: The Joint – 01 June 2019

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • OCEAN  –  The Jesus Pill
  • KOOL KEITH  –  Zero Fux (featuring B-Real)
  • SIKKA RYMES  –  Love Di People (featuring John D)
  • CLAQUE, THE  –  Hush
  • ROBOT BOYFRIEND  –  Am I Important
  • MAXO KREAM  –  She Live (featuring Megan Thee Stallion)
  • BLACK DRESSES  –  DREAMS COME TRUE
  • PJ HARVEY  –  The Crowded Cell
  • FOXY AUTOPSY  –  Party For Days
  • UNDERWORLD  –  Soniamode (Aditya Game Version)*
  • DUNGEN  –  Var Har Du Varit
  • AXEL PICODOT  –  Raving Tool
  • DEUX TROIS  –  Monday To Friday
  • VANESSA WORM  –  Rando M !
  • FAIZAL DDAMBA MOSTRIXX  –  Yebaake Mumirembe
  • FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB  –  Flat Tummy Tea
  • FRACTURE  –  Give Me Love (featuring Fox)
  • FLYING LOTUS  –  Black Balloons Reprise (featuring Denzel Curry)
  • WIRED SESSIONS  –  Mr. President
  • MISS RED  –  Loco
  • UPSAMMY  –  I Live Here
  • A.A. BONDY  –  Fentanyl Freddy
  • TYLER THE CREATOR  –  Puppet
  • LEE MOSES  –  How Much Longer (Must I Wait)
  • COTTONTAIL  –  Sultan
  • BLACK NITE CRASH  –  Somebody Kill Me
  • DOOBY DOUGLAS  –  一目惚れ
  • PEAKING LIGHTS  –  Mirror In The Sky
  • WASNT WISNT  –  White Columns
  • ARTERY  –  Into The Garden

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.