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The Joint Radio Show

Jan 11, 2021

Any spare time we had over the Christmas and New year period was spent listening and re-listening to Kim Noble's "Futile Attempts (at Surviving Tomorrow)" podcast - and we're still only up to episode 6/10.

If you want a lazy half-arsed comparison think Blue Jam but, arguably, less surreal and, possibly, more mundane...


Dec 25, 2020

And on with the show...

Notebooks out completists, here's the playlist in full...

Courtesy of Aquarium Drunkard

  • MIKEY DREAD  -  JBC Radio broadcast, Christmas Eve 1978
  • SILVERTONES  -  Bling Bling Christmas
  • ALTON ELLIS  -  Praise Jah, It's Christmas
  • PREMO & JOE  -  Peace On Earth
  • DOREEN SHAFFER  -  Wishing You A Merry...


Dec 11, 2020

It's taken a little over 11 months but The Herb Whisperer has finally managed to watch his first complete film of 2020, Steve McQueen's "Lovers Rock". Admittedly, it's only 70 minutes long so it wasn't much of a stretch.  And 10 of those 70 minutes were comprised of just one song - the extended (then acapella)...


Nov 27, 2020

We'd love to be able to present you with a video of the Stewart Lee bit that was sampled on today's last song courtesy of Asian Dub Foundation.

But we can't.

The best we can manage is a slightly (deliberately?) wonky clip on  Daily Motion,. So you'll just have to close your eyes for four minutes whilst the picture is...


Oct 20, 2020

RIP Dele Fadele, NME journalist during the 1980's and 1990's. Although he actually died sometime during 2018 the news only became public a few weeks ago.

In 1992 he became one of the first people to call Morrissey out on his flirtation with right wing imagery.

"For what’s it’s worth, I don’t think Morrissey is...