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]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday June 7th Playlist

10 Jun

Taylor Mcferrin

On tonight’s show Peter has the new albums from Taylor McFerrin, José James and Mark De Clive-Lowe plus there are big tracks from Common, SBTRKT, Kate Tempest and Lone!

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Common ft. Vince Staples – Kingdom [Def Jam]

Ab-Soul ft. Action Bronson & Asaad – Stigmata [Top Dawg ENT]

Homeboy Sandman – Atlantis [Stones Throw]

God Knows & MynameisjOhn – Serious [Self Release]

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

Pro Era – Come Come [Scion A.V.]

Common ft. Maya Angelou – The Dreamer [Warner Bros]

Taylor McFerrin ft. Ryat – Place In My Heart [Brainfeeder]

Taylor Mcferrin – Stepps [Brainfeeder]

Taylor McFerrin – PLS DNT LSTN [Brainfeeder]

Zara McFarlane – Move (Atjazz Remix) [Brownswood]

Blakai ft. Lady Alma – Work It Out [Ten50 Records]

SBTRKT ft. Sampha – Temporary View [Young Turks]

Kate Tempest – Theme From Becky [Big Dada]


Mark De Clive-Lowe ft. Nia Andrews – Now Or Never [Ropeadope]

Little Dragon – Klapp Klapp (Nosaj Thing Remix ft. Future) [Because Music]

YoggyOne ft. Musinah – Any Ideas [Eklektik]

Lone – Aurora Northern Quarter [R&S]

José James – 4 Noble Truths [Blue Note]

José James ft. Becca Stevens – Dragon [Blue Note]

José James – Simply Beautiful [Blue Note]

Moire – False [Werkdiscs]

Fhloston Paradigm ft. Pia Ercole – Letters Of The Past [Hyperdub]

Jim-E Stack – Reassuring [Innovative Leisure]

Reginald Omas Mamode IV – Understand Me [Five Easy Pieces]

Electric Wire Hustle – Bottom Line [Okayplayer]

Machinedrum – Hazel Ash [Free DL]

The Block With Peter Curtin On SPIN South West: Saturday May 24th

27 May

sun ra

On tonight’s show Peter has Canadian jazz trio BadBadNotGood in conversation! There is new music from Anushka, Shabazz Palaces, Taylor McFerrin José James and Kwabs. The new Gilles Peterson Brazilian project ‘Sonzeira’ is the album of the week plus there is an all vinyl mix to mark what would have been the mighty Sun Ra’s 100th birthday!

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Anushka – Mansions [Brownswood]

Shabazz Palaces – They Come In Gold [Self Release]

P. – P-Funk [Self Release]

Sango – Deixe-Me [Soulection]

Taylor McFerrin ft. Robert Glasper & Thundercat – Already There [Brainfeeder]

José James – Ur The 1 [Blue Note]

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

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

Sonzeira – Ele E Ela [Talkin' Loud/Virgin]

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

Sonzeira – City Of Saints [Talkin' Loud/Virgin]


***BadBadNotGood In Conversation***

BadBadNotGood – - Hedron [Innovative Leisure]

BadBadNotGood – Bastard [Self Release]

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame (BadBadNotGood Remix) [Self Release]

BadBadNotGood – Triangle [Innovative Leisure]

DT Blanco – Flexa$ [Free DL]

BadBadNotGood – CS60 [Innovative Leisure]

BadBadNotGood – Can’t Leave The Night [Innovative Leisure]


Devonwho – Electricpianwhosolo (4 Shoes) [Self Release]

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

Kwabs – Brother [Warner]

Eric Lau & Tawiah – The Way We Are [Northern Shore]

Hyleen Gil ft. Omar – Can You Love me (Acoustic Mix) [Gotta Records]

***Sun Ra 100th Birthday Tribute Mix***

Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra – On Jupiter [Art Yard]

Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Love In Outer Space [Infinity]

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra – Brazilian Sun [Saturn]

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra – Kingdom Of Thunder [Enterplan/BMI]

Sun Ra – Space Is The Place [Art Yard]

Sun Ra – Interstellar Low-Ways [INner City]

Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra – Somebody Else’s World [Saturn]

Sun Ra – Where Pathways Meet [Philly Jazz]

Sun Ra – Disco 3000 [Dejamus Music]

Nick Mulvey – Ailsa Craig [Fiction]


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