The Block With Peter Curtin: Saturday August 2nd

5 Aug



Peter is back for a Bank Holiday edition of the show and there are big tracks from Shabazz Palaces, Homeboy Sandman, Otis Brown III, Black Milk and Shamir! ‘Nobody Smiling’ by Common is the album of the week and Peter also pays tribute to drummer Idris Muhammad who passed away recently.


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Rustie ft. Danny Brown – Attak [Warp]


Statik Selektah ft. Ab-Soul, Jon Connor & Logic – Alarm Clock [Showoff]


Jonwayne – On [Self]


JWhy – Where Do You Want To Go? [Self]


Common ft. Cocaine 80 – Young Hearts Run Free [ARTium/Def Jam]


Common ft. Snoh Aalegra & Dreezy – Hustle Harder [ARTium/Def Jam]


Common – Rewind That [ARTium/Def Jam]


Black Milk – Detroit’s New Dance Show [Self]


Shamir – If It Wasn’t True [Godmode]


GUTS – Musicotherapy [Jakarta]


Homeboy Sandman – America The Beautiful [Stones Throw]


Deviant & Naive Ted – Diversions [Free DL]


Captain Murphy – Shake Weight [Mixtape]


Hudson Mohawke – Chimes [Warp]


BadBadNotGood – CS60 [Innovative Leisure]


Wara From The NBHD ft. GrandeMarshall – Raw [Playin' Four keeps]




FaltyDl – Huff & Puff Bruk [Swamp 81]


Clap!Clap! – The Rainstick Fable [Black Acre]


Al Dobson Jr. – Peru Timing [Rhythm Section International]


Wareika Hill Sounds – No More War [Honest Jon]


Max Graef ft. Wayne Snow – Jane (Fur Hannah) [Tartlet]


FKA Twigs – Pendulum [Young Turks]


Iman Omari – Take You There [Self]


Rucyl ft. Coultrain – Choose Your Poison [Woman & Machine]


DJ Khalab – EBOKA [Black Acre]


Shabazz Palaces – …Down 155th In The MCM Snorkel [Sub Pop]


Moiré – Stars [WerkDiscs]


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


Nautic – Lay Back [DEEK]


Idris Muhammad – Power Of Soul


The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday July 26th

1 Aug


On this week’s show Peter presents his second round up of the year featuring the best tracks played on the show over the past couple of months!

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God Knows & MynameisjOhn – Maroto [Self]

Mac Miller & Earl Sweatshirt – Polo Jeans [Self]

Jeremiah Jae – Survival [Warp]

Pharoahe Monch ft. The Step Kids – Eht Dnarg Noisulli [W.A.R. Media]

The Step Kids – The Slap [Stones Throw]

Low Leaf & King Britt – Rise Up [Fresh Selects]

DJ Saturn ft. Anabel Lee – Afterlife [If Music]

Ajukaja & Andrevski – Rare Birds [Levels]

Floating Points – Bromeliad [Eglo]

Visioneers – Mystic Brew [Omniverse]

Maga Bo ft. Gaspar – Rapinbolada [Mais Um Discos]

The KutiMangoes – Pass It On [Tramp]

Meridian Brothers – El Gran Pajaro De Los Andes [Soundway]

Taylor McFerrin – Stepps [Brainfeeder]

Eomac – Rising 3 [KILLEKILL]

Chief – Games! [Self]

DT Blanco – Flexa$ [Self]

Kate Tempest – Theme From Becky [Big Dada]

Adrian Younge Presents The Souls Of Mischief – All You Got Is Your Word [Linear Lab]

The Roots ft. Patty Cash – Never [Def Jam]

Mono/Poly – Ra Rise [Brainfeeder]

Electric Wire Hustle – Bottom Line [Okay Player]

Mark de Clive-Lowe ft. Nia Andrews – Hollow [Ropeadope]

José James – U R The One [Blue Note]


Lone – Restless City [R&S]

Martyn – Drones [Ninja Tune]

Zara McFarlane – Move (Atjazz Remix) [Brownswood]

Mirage – Blood For The Return [Old English Spelling Bee]

tUnE-yArDs – Look Around [4AD]

Matthewdavid – in My World [Brainfeeder]

Shabazz Palaces – They Come In Gild [Sub Pop]

Colonel Red – Believe In Me [Ink Rebellion]

Al Dobson Jr. Nankoo On Keys [Rhythm Section International]

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Bound For The Promised Land [Daptone]

Lee Fields & The Expressions – In The Woods [Truth & Soul]

Greenwood Rhythm Coalition – Puro Rock [Names You Can Trust]

Karl Hector 7 The Malcouns – Transition >A< [Now Again]

Eric Lau  & Tawiah – Favourite Truth [Northern Shore]

Kwabs – Brother [Warner]

Chet Faker – Lesson In Patience [Future Classic/Downtown]

Anthony Valadez ft. Bird – Good Looking [Plug Research]

Fatima – Do Better [Eglo]

Michael Kiwanuka – You’ve Got Nothing To Lose [Third Man]

Me’Shell Ndegeocello – Choices [Naive]

Sonzeira – The Plum Blossom [Talkin' Loud/Virgin]

Quantic & Thalma De Freitas – Aguas De Sorongo [Tru Thoughts]

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place [Gondwana]

Caribou – Can’t Do Without You [City Slang]

The Block With Peter Curtin On SPIN South West: Saturday July 19th

21 Jul

dorian concept

On tonight’s show Peter has brand new music from Dorian Concept, Stee Downes, Herbert, Coco Bryce and Jon Phonics! 

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The Bug ft. Manga – Function [Ninja Tune]

Stee Downes – Caught Up (Alex Barck Remix) [Sonar Kollektiv]

Dorian Concept – Draft Culture [Ninja Tune] 

FaltyDL – New Haven [Ninja Tune] 

The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra – Sleep (Clubhouse x Coco O Cover) [BKLYN1834]

Slimkid3 & DJ Nu Mark ft. Del & Murs – Bouillon [Delicious Vinyl]

MC Melodee – L.A. Drive [Self]

La Fine Equipe – Me By [Nowadays]

Iman Omari – Buildin’ [Self]

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

Electric Wire Hustle – Look In The Sky [Okayplayer/Something Sounds]

P. Kurple Push 

Herbert – One Two Three [Accidental] 

Coco Bryce – Travesty [Myor]


Tippa Irie – Meaning Of Dub [Stones Throw]

Batida – Pobre E Rico [Soundway]

The Budos Band – The Sticks [Daptone]

Daniel Crawford ft. Cleveland P. Jones – Home(Africa) [Self]

Ahmed Sirour – BrookLon (BK Meets UK) [Self]

Sza & Jill Scott – Divinity 

Nick Hakim – Papas Fritas [Earseed]

Jon Phonics ft. Yasine – Yes [First Word]

Lunice – Can’t Wait To [LuckyMe]

Glenn Astro – Huh! [Space Hardware]

Paul White – Honey Cats [R&S]

Zeroh – Goodbye [Self]

Nalepa ft. Jimetta Rose – Paradise Of One [Self]

Beatconductor – A Message Of Love [KAT]

The Block With Peter Curtin: Saturday July 12th

17 Jul


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Lone, Common, Marc Rapson and FaltyDL plus a tribute mix to the legendary soul singer Bobby Womack. 

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Common – Speak My Piece [ARTium/Def Jam]

Azizi Gibson – Intro [Brainfeeder]

Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood ft. Danny Brown – Six Degrees [Lex]

Hawk House – A Handshake For Your Brain (Experiment 1) [Virgin/EMI]

Kaytranada – TaData [Self Release]

Reginald Omas Mamode IV – One More Time [Five Easy Pieces]

FaltyDL – Some Jazz Shit [Ninja Tune]

Alex Barck & Stee Downes – Who Do You Love [Free DL]

Maniac – Gnackbreaker – 16 – Outro (Final Gnack) [Demograffics]

Jon Phonics – Face Of Spades [First Word]

SertOne – Going Hard [Fly High Society]

Coco Bryce – The Lover [Myor]

Lone – Cutched Under [R&S]

Marc Rapson – Dark VS Light [Expansions Collective]

Losco – IMPO [Soulection]

Tufo – Cheese To Oedipus [Five Easy Pieces]

Mikey Fingers – Social Sensor [The Unscene]


GUTS – The Only Thing I have [Heavenly Sweetness]

B.J. Smith – Prototype [Nu Northern Soul]

Anushka – Atom Bombs [Brownswood]

Mndsgn – Eggs [Leaving Records]

Richard Spraven – SideIISide [Kudos]

Raphael Saadiq – Gonna Miss U R.I.P. Bobby Womack 1944-2014 [Self Release]

Bobby Womack – California Dreamin’ [Minit]

Bobby Womack – Bravest Man In The Universe [XL]

Martyn – Lullaby [Ninja Tune]

The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Round & Round [Planet Jane]

Taylor McFerrin ft. Bobby McFerrin & Cesar Camargo Mariano – Invisible/Visible [Brainfeeder]

Diggs Duke – Secrets Seem Rehearsed [Brownswood]

Raleigh Ritchie – Stronger Than Ever (The Internet Remix)

NehruvianDOOM – Darkness (HBU)

9 Jul

Dorian Concept – ‘Draft Culture’

4 Jul

The Block with Peter Curtin: Saturday June 28th

2 Jul


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Adrian Younge and the Souls Of Mischief, Mono/Poly and Caribou plus the new albums from Lone, Martyn and Karl Hector & The Malcouns. Peter also pays tribute to jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver who passed away recently.

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Jon Hopkins – Open Eye Signal [Domino]

God Knows & MynameisjOhn – Serious [Self Release]

Adrian Younge Presents The Souls Of Mischief – All You Got Is Your Word [Linear Labs]

Ab-Soul ft. Jhené Aiko – Closure [Top Dawg ENT]

Tall Black Guy – The Motor Is Running [First Word]

Mono/Poly – Ra Rise [Brainfeeder]

Martyn – Drones [Ninja Tune]

The Stepkids – The Slap [Stones Throw]

The Bomay Royale – Hooghly Night Patrol [HopeStreet]

Fatima – Do Better [Eglo]

Floating Points – King Bromeliad [Eglo]


Martyn – Love Of Pleasure [Ninja Tune]

Lone Restless City [R&S]

Lone – Jaded [R&S]

Lone – Aurora Northern Quarter [R&S]

Caribou – Can’t Do Without [Merge]

Meridian Brothers – Salvadora Robot [Soundway]

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Bound For The Promised Land [Daptone]

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Girma’s Lament [Now Again]

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Transition >A< [Now Again]

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Semai Thaqil [Now Again]

The Horace Silver Quintet – Song For My Father [Blue Note]

The Horace Silver Quintet – Serenade To A Soul Sister [Blue Note]

Horace Silver – The Gods Of Yoruba [Blue Note]

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana  Orchestra – A Far Away Place [Gondwana]


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