The Block with Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday December 13th

14 Dec

blue note

It’s an all vinyl special tonight as Peter digs deep in the crates! In the first hour, there are classics from Shuggie Otis, Cannonball Adderley and Marcos Valle, while in the second hour  Peter pays tribute to Blue Note Records with a special mix to mark their 75th anniversary!

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Mono/poly – Urania (What Tesla Showed Me) [Brainfeeder]

Cut Hands – Inlightenment [Blackest Ever Black]

DJM Trio – DMT Song (Flying Lotus Cover) [Paxico]

Flying Lotus ft. Niki Randa – Coronus, The Terminator [Warp]

Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra – Reflects Motion (part 1) [Strut]

Marcos Valle – Voo Cego [Light In The Attic]

Meridan Brothers – Canción De Invierno [Staubgold]

Shuggie Otis – Island Letter [Epic]

Ernie K. Doe – Back Street Lover [Soul Jazz]

Byrdie Green – Return Of The Prodigal Son [BGP]

Jujus with Sarah Webster Fabio – Jujus/Alchemy Of The Blues [Smithsonian Folkways]

Stanley Clarke – Concerto For Jazz/Rock Orchestra Part 1 [WEA]

Cannonball Adderley with Rick Holmes – Sagittarius [Capitol]

Eddie Harris – Exodus [Get Back]

Ahmad Jamal/with Voices – Gypsies In The Wind [Cadet]

Joe Henderson – Black Narcissus [Soul Jazz]


***Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary Mix***

Wayne Shorter – Deluge [Blue Note]

James Moody – Tin Tin Deo [Blue Note]

Eddie Gale – Black Rhythm Happening [Blue Note]

Horace Silver – Song For My Father [Blue Note]

Ronnie Foster – Mystic Brew [Blue Note]

Ronnie Laws – Tidal Wave [Blue Note]

Donald Byrd – Chant [Blue Note]

Chico Hamilton – Abdullah & Abraham

Bobby Hutcherson – Slow Change [Blue Note]

St. Germain – Rose Rouge [Blue Note]

Joe Williams – Get Out Of My Life, Woman [Blue Note]

Lou Donaldson – Who’s Making Love [Blue Note]

Robert Glasper ft. Erykah Badu – Black Radio [Blue Note]

Otis Brown III ft. Bilal – The Thought Of You Part 1. [Blue Note]

Bobbi Humphrey – Una Está [Blue Note]

Herbie Hancock – Cantaloupe Island [Blue Note]

Brother Jack McDuff/J Dilla – Oblighetto [Blue Note]

The Block with Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday December 6th

8 Dec


On this week’s show Peter has the new albums from Ghostface Killah and the Wu Tang Clan. There are big new tracks from Nick Hook, Young Fathers and Rosie Lowe, plus Galway based electronic duo VOIDS join Peter for a chat about their new ‘Begin’ EP.

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Julio Bashmore – Knockin’ Boots [Broadwalk]

Cid Rim – Extend Ranges (DDD Remix)

PRhyme ft. Jay Electronica – To Me, To You [Self]

Ghostface Killah ft. The Revelations – It’s A Thin Line Between Love & Hate [Tommy Boy]

Wu Tang Clan – Crushed Eggs [Warner Bros]

Mr. Brady ft. Guilty Simpson & Johaz – Real Heavy (Je$u$ Remix)

Young Fathers – Soon Come Soon [Big Dada]

J Rocc – Fire Dancer [Stones Throw]

THEESatisfaction ft. Shabazz Palaces & Eric Blood – Recognition [Sub Pop]

Frank Ocean – Memrise

Hiatus Kaiyote – Laputa [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Rosie Lowe – How’d You Like It [Wolf Tone]

Future Islands – ‘Seasons (Waiting On You)’ (BADBADNOTGOOD Reinterpretation) [Innovative Leisure]

Compassion Crew – Masters Of The Gentlemanly Art [Major Problems]

Doc Daneeka ft. Seven Davis Jr. – I Promise (Kon Rework)

Brothomstates – Save Yourself [Touched]

Wandl – Steps [Affine]


Sylas – Hollow [Aesop]

Nick Hook ft. Todd Edwards & Kilo Kish – Jaco [Nija]

JMSN – Addicted [White Room]

Thomas de Pourquery – Love In Outer Space [Quark]

***VOIDS In Conversation***

VOIDS – Crash & Burn [High Fly Society]

VOIDS – Crash & Burn [High Fly Society]

VOIDS – Crash & Burn [High Fly Society]

VOIDS – Crash & Burn [High Fly Society]

VOIDS – Crash & Burn [High Fly Society]

Romare – Pusherman [Ninja Tune]

FaltyDL – Great Antiles VIP [Ninja Tune]

Kutmah – Greetings [Hit & Run]

Metá Metá – Oya [Mais Um Discos]

***Classic From The Crates***

The Blackbyrds – Thankful ‘Bout Yourself [Fantasy]

Ross McHenry – Intercosmos [Self]

The Block with Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday November 29th

1 Dec

jane w

On tonight’s show; Peter has new music from Push T, Hiatus Kaiyote and Julio Bashmore. There is brand new Irish music from Danny G & The Major 7ths, David Lyttle and Paperpenguin. The new self titled album from Silk Rhodes is the ‘Album of The Week’, Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson provide this week’s ‘Classic from the Crates’ plus Jane Weaver joins Peter on the phone to talk about her new album ‘The Silver Globe’!

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Pusha T – Lunch Money [Def Jam]

Hiatus Kaiyote – By Fire [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Be With You [Hipdrop]

D’Angelo – Brown Sugar [Virgin]

Mark Ronson ft. Mystrikal – Feel Right [Sony]

Silk Rhodes – The System [Stones Throw]

Julio Bashmore – Knockin’ Boots [Broadwalk]

Lost Midas – Dream Of Me [Tru Thoughts]

HNNY – 9.15 [Yummy]

David Lyttle ft. Joe Lovano, Illspokinn & Homecut – Lullaby For The Lost [Lyte]

Swarvy – Kittylitter [Feelin’ Music]

The Cyrkle – The Visit (She Was Here) [Columbia]

Maia – Life Is A Lie [Self]

SwamiMillion – Vaniglia [Original Cultures]

Papperpenguin – Vape [Tokei Pul]

Bonobo – Return To Air [Ninja]


Silk Rhodes – Hold Me Down [Stones Throw]

Silk Rhodes – This Painted World [Stones Throw]

Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson – Essex [Arista]

Floating Points – Nuits Sonores [Eglo]

***Jane Weaver In Conversation***

Jane Weaver – Arrows [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Gutter Girl [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Mission Desire [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Whispers Of Winter [Bird]

Jane Weaver – If Only We Could Be In Love [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Stealing Gold [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Turning In Circles [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Don’t Take My Soul [Bird]

Jane Weaver – Argent [Bird]

Mike Ladd – Feb 4 ’99 (For All Those Killed By Cops) [Ozone]

‘The Block’ With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday November 22nd

24 Nov

mr oizothe church

On tonights show: Peter has new music from God Knows and mynameisjOhn featuring MuRLi, Flying Lotus, Lion Babe, A$AP Ferg and Wiley. Herbie Hancock is this weeks record from the crates while ‘The Church’ from Mr. Oizo is the album of the week!

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God Knows & mynameisjOhn ft. MuRLi – Grand Job [Self]

Flying Lotus ft. DOOM – Masquatch [Rockstar Games]

Mr. Oizo – ISoap [Brainfeeder]

A$AP Ferg – Doe-active [RCA]

Hanni El Khalib ft. GZA – Moonlight (Remix) [Innovative Leisure]

Seekae – Test & Recognise (Flume Re-Work) [Free DL]

Deft – The Night Time [Project Mooncircle]

Dorian Concept – Wrong Rhythm Studies [Ninja Tune]

Nina Simone – Mr. Bojangles (Snippet) [RCA Victor]

Lion Babe ft. Childish Gambino – Jump Hi [Outsiders Recorded Music]

SZA ft. Thundercat – Sobriety [TopDawgENT]

Wiley – No Skylarking [Big Dada]

Mr. Oizo – Bear Biscuit [Brainfeeder]

Emeson – Lenton [Self]

Spekulativ Fiktion x Deviant & Naive Ted ft. Clerk 5 – Slave Labour [Unscene]

Fumaca Preta – Recitando Á Toa [Soundway]

Sly Stone – Just Like A Baby [Light In The Attic]

Silk Rhodes – Barely New [Stones Throw]


Kutiman – No One In This World [Self]

Mr. Oizo – Destop [Brainfeeder]

Trian Kayhatu – Red Onion White Garlic [Darker Than Wax]

Portishead – Biscuit [Go! Disc]

Tuxedo – Get U Home [Self]

Baby James – Visit [Ret]

The Como Mamas with The Radiant Rhythm Band – Out Of The Wilderness [Daptone]

Ibeyi – Moma Says {XL]

Tropics – Blame [Innovative Leisure]

Collucutor – Elephant Room [On The Corner]

Herbie Hancock – You’ll Know When You Get There [Warner Bros]

Sean MAc Erlaine – Balcea [Ergodos]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday November 15th

18 Nov


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Silk Rhodes, Eric Lau, Criolo, Axel F. Ras G and Chance The Rapper!

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Eric Lau – The Rise (Instrumental) [Kilawatt]
Ghostface Killah ft. Kandace Springs – Love Don’t Live Here No More [Tommy Boy]
Quiet Dawn ft. Oddisee – New Dawn [First Word]
Tek.lun – Heart In Mind [Huh What & Where]
Jneiro Jarel – Gibbons In The Mist [Label Who?]
Axel F.ft. Blu – Omega [Bang Ya Head]
Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment – No Better Blues
Ras G – Take It Slow [Leaving]
Mr. Oizo – Bear Biscuit [Brainfeeder]
NiKiTCH – Got Me Trippin [Chateau Bruyant]
Beat Spacek – I Wanna Know [Ninja Tune]
The Ramsey Lewis Trio – Collage [Columbia]
Knxwledge – whenevrUreadi [All City]
The Electric Peanut Butter Company – Stealio [Ubiquity]
Keyon Harrold – Her Beauty (Through My Eyes) [BeyondJazz]
Silk Rhodes – Realtime [Stones Throw]
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – P.I.M.P [Truth & Soul]
Criolo – Esquiva Esgrima [Sterns Music]
Bonobo – Pelican [Ninja Tune]
Seekae – Test & Recognise [Future Classic]
Andy Stott – Violence [Modern Love]
Evan – Fall In Love [Brownswood]
Prequel – Searching [Rhythm Section INTL]
Paul White – Sahara Deserts [R&S]
Verckys Et L’Orchestre Vévé – Cheka Sana High [Analog Africa]
The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight [Sughar Hill]
EVM128 ft. Omar – Beyond [Studio Rockers]
Machinedrum – Safed [Ninja Tune]
Clever Austin – Trash Kit [Equinox]
Monto – Worlds Apart [Free DL]
Operating Theatre – Rampwalk [Self]
Silk Rhodes – Pains [Stones Throw]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday November 8th

10 Nov


On tonight’s show, Peter has new albums from Les Sins, Dean Blunt, The Budos Band and Clark. Jane Weaver’s fantastic new project ‘The Silver Globe’ is the album of the week and there are big tracks from Goldbloc, Kindness, The Black Opera and Tony Allen plus a classic track from Stereolab!

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MFP – Funktion Four [Beats For Change]

Romare – Roots [Ninja Tune]

Clark – Silvered Iris [Warp]

Les Sins – Bellow [Company]

Goldbloc ft. Solei – Black Gold [Cllctive]

Alice Coltrane – Sivaya [Warner Bros]

Jonny Faith – Zheng [Tru Thoughts]

The Black Opera ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow – Beginning Of The End [Mello Music]

Wildbirds & Peacedrums – Everything All The Time [Self]

Kindness ft. Kelela – With You [Female Energy]

Shafiq Husayn ft. J. Mitchell – Reincarnation [Eglo]

BADBADNOTGOOD – Kaleidoscope (Kaytranada’s Flip) [Free DL]

Egadz – Night Stalker [Self]

The Sorcerers – The Terror [Here & Now Recordings]


Wax Tailor – Alien In My Belly (Phonovisions Symphonic Version) [Le Plan Recordings]

Jane Weaver – Mission Desire [Finders Keepers]

Stereolab – Diagonals [Duophonic Super 45’s]

The RONGETZ Foundation – Kiss Kiss Double Jab [Heavenly Sweetness]

The Budos Band – Shattered Winds [Daptone]

Dean Blunt – Punk [Rough Trade]

Jane Weaver – Arrows [Finders Keepers]

Nick Hakim – I Don’t Know [Earseed]

Jon Phonics – Naim [HoTep]

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Bacao Suave [Plane Jane]

Francis Bebey – Bissau [Born Bad]

Jane Weaver – Don’t Take My Soul [Finders Keepers]

Alsarah & The Nubatones – Habibi Taal (Jeremy Sole Remix ft. Clap!Clap! & Beats Unique) [WonderWheel]

Tony Allen – African Man [Jazz Village]

The Block With Peter Curtin: Saturday November 1st

4 Nov

run the jewels

On tonight’s show: Run The Jewels 2 is the album of the week, Peter also features new albums from Black Milk and We Are Shining and there are big tracks from Romare, Tommy KD, Deviant & Naive Ted, Boxcutter and the Mercury Award winners Young Fathers!

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Romare – Roots [Ninja Tune]

Run The Jewels – Angel Duster [Mass Appeal]

Black Milk – All Mighty [Computer Ugly]

J Zone – Stick Up [Old Maid Entertainment]

Young Fathers – Get Up [Big Dada]

Tommy KD – Bag A Gear [Anam]

Spekulativ Fiction x Deviant & Naive Ted – Intro [Unscene Music]

Flamingosis – Going Up! [Self]

We Are Shining – Hey You!

Alsarah & The Nubatones – Fugu (Chancha Via Circuito Remix) [Wonderwheel]

Machinedrum – Only 1 Way 2 Know [Ninja Tune]

Boxcutter – Travel By Dragonfly [Kinnejo]

Cid Rim – Wait [Jakarta]

The Betty Ford Boys – Watch My Bacc [Melting Pot]

Creature In The Woods ft. Emily Cilbourn – Slow [Sweet Tiger]


Jon Phonics ft Yasine – Elevations [HoTep]

Dorian Concept – Mint [Ninja Tune]

Cakedog – They Was Sleeping [Leaving]

SIAM – Paradise [Self]

Bonobo – Flashlight [Ninja Tune]

Run The Jewels – Oh My Darling Don’t Cry [Mass Appeal]

Ghost Writerz – Back It Up (Instrumental) [Tru Thoughts]

Run The Jewels – Lie, Cheat, Steal [Mass Appeal]

Orgone – I Get Lifted [Ubiquity]

Chosen Few – People Make The World Go Round [Dub Store]

Os Ipanemas – Nana [Mr. Bongo]

We Are Shining – Road [Marathon]

Keyboard – Peaceable World [Soundway]

Submotion Orchestra – Time Will Wait Counter]


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