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: I won’t get on my knees. Don’t make me do that please…

While researching and putting together the show this week (which involves throwing darts at music maps and scouring Bandcamp for Christchurch and Brisbane music) I stumbled across Hatchie & The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart’s glorious cover of The Jesus & Mary Chain’s “Sometimes Always”.

Proof indeed that the Reid brothers have an uncanny knack for writing perfect pop songs lovingly drenched in honeyed guitar tones. Sadly the pink vinyl 7-inch single has sold out but you can still have a listen below.

I seem also to have stumbled into the trap of playing TV theme tunes, but sometimes you just have to scratch that itch.

And on with the show…

Direct download: The Joint – 15 August 2020

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

  • FRENCH CONCESSION – Far Away
  • E.M.M.A. – Ryan Gosling in Space
  • KATIE VON SCHLEICHER – Messenger
  • DANA GAVANSKI – Everything That Bleeds
  • MAD FRANK – A Hold of Me
  • T. G. SHAND – The Town Cards
  • HATCHIE & THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – Sometimes Always *
  • RAYMOND RICHARDS – LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA
  • NICK DRAKE – Riverman
  • EL MICHELS AFFAIR – Rubix
  • THE DANIEL CAINE ORCHESTRA – The Days And Nights of Molly Dodd
  • ISAAC AESILI – Steps
  • DESOLATE TESTAMENTS – pacific jazzhop
  • NECRUM SELECT – How You Swang
  • PAPLOCO – GO GO! BLUEPRINT RALLY VIP
  • LIAM K. SWIGGS – HEARTLAND VIP
  • BAILTERSPACE – Heard It Once
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT – Bank of Peninsula
  • NICOLAS JAAR – Faith Made of Silk
  • BACAO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND – My Jamaican Dub
  • ÇAYKH – Soùmatra
  • DUMA – Pembe 666
  • EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY – YANG 양
  • TUPPERWAVE – Feel
  • SHIT AND SHINE – Hillbilly Moonshine
  • YEONGRAK – email
  • PANORAMA CHANNEL & PLETNEV – Eiffel Tower Syndrome

* The source of this week’s lyrical heading.