The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday March 21st

24 Mar

to pimp a butterfly

On tonight’s show ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ from Kendrick Lamar is the album of the week. Peter also has big new tracks from Cohenbeats, Kamasai Washington, Earl Sweatshirt Rusangano Family, Leon Bridges, Ego Ella May and Roman Rauch!

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Kendrick Lamar – Alright [Top Dawg Entertainment]

Kendrick Lamar ft. James Fauntleroy & Ronald Isley – How Much A Dollar Cost [Top Dawg Entertainment]

Kendrick Lamar ft. Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dog – Institutionalised [Top Dawg Entertainment]

Earl Sweatshirt – Grief [Columbia]

Gangrene ft. Samuel T. Herring & Earl Sweatshirt – Play It Cool [Mass Appeal]

BADBADNOTGOOD – Boogie No. 69 [Innovative Leisure]

Rusangano Family – Wasteman [Slef]

JWhy – Supersweets [Humanna]

Potatohead People ft. Illa J – Seeds [Bastard Jazz]

INNOCENTFungus – Daze [Self]

Roman Rauch – Brickhouse [Kilamauk]

Ego Ella May – How Far [Self]

Press Charges – Really, Really, Real [Countersunk]

Cid Rim – Change [Affine]

Penguin Café – The Track Of The Dull Sun [Self]

Little Simz – Devour [Self]


Leon Bridges – Better man [Columbia]

Universal Togetherness Band – Try, Try, Try [Numero]

The Soul Motivators – Free To believe [Do Right! Music]

Ibeyi – Singles [XL]

Andreya Triana – Gold (Max Graef Remix) [Counter]

T.Esselle – Until She Spoke [Wholemeal]

Cohenbeats & KerenDun – Feeling Nice [Raw Tapes]

Charles Mingus – Moves [Jazzman]

Kamasai Washinton – Re Run Home [Brainfeeder]

Ekambi Brillant – Africa Africa [Africa Seven]

Kirkis – HYPNO [Self]

Flako – Kuku [Five Easy Pieces]

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – Journey In Satchidananda [Gondwana]

The Double Six Of Paris – Naima [Trunk]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday March 14th

17 Mar

matthew e whote

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Jay Electronica, Action Bronson, Nosaj Thing and Flako and big remixes from Clap!Clap! and Point Point plus ‘Fresh Blood’ from Matthew E. White is the album of the week! 

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Baby Bash – Suga Suga (Point Point Remix) [Self]

Jay Electronica ft. Jay Z – Road To Perdition [Roc Nation]

Action Bronson – Terry [Atlantic]

Kendrick Lamar – County Building Blues [Aftermath/Interscope]

Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge – Suede [Stones Throw]

Nosaj Thing ft. Chance The Rapper & The O’My’s – Cold Stares [Innovative Leisure]

L’orange & Jeremiah Jae – Taken By The Night [Mello Music]

Elusive – Speak To Me [Alpha Pup]

Flako – 12 O’Clock Shadow [Five Easy Pices]

Jonny Faith – Firefly (Clap!Clap! Remix) [Tru Thoughts]

Mo Kolours – How I [Self]

Magic Drum Orchestra – Crunked Up [Tru Thoughts]

Sonzeira – Brasil Pandeiro (Max Graef Remix) [Brownswood]

Hiatus Kaiyote – Breathing Water [Flying Buddah/Sony]

Andreya Triana – Gold (Nikitich Remix) [Counter]


Matthew E. White – Vision [Domino]

Matthew E. White – Tranquility [Domino]

Matthew E. White – Golden Robes [Domino]

Hejira – Name Surname [Eglo]

Kwabs – Perfect Ruin [Warner]

Nick Hill – Rut [Yes Please]

Flako – [Gelis] Five Easy Pieces]

ESKA – This Is How A Garden Grows [Self]

Fabiano Do Nascimento – Tocatta Em Ritmo De Samba [Now Again]

Leon Bridges – Lisa Sawyer [Columbia]

Al Jerreau & His Trio – Take Five [Tramp]

The Vibration Society – Spirits Up Above [Jazzman]

Emanative ft. Earl Zinger & Valerie Etiene – Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe [Brownswwood]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday February 28th

3 Mar


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Romare, THEESatisfaction, Fabiano Do Nascimento, Lapalux, Ghostpoet and the brand new album from BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah! Plus David Lyttle joins Peter for a chat about his new album!

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BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul [Lex]

Fashawn ft. Busta Rhymes – Out The Trunk Out The Trunk [Mass Appeal]

Romare – Nina’s Charm [Ninja Tune]

THEESatisfaction -Post Black Anyway [Sub Pop]

Silk Rhodes – Stuck In My HEad [Stones Throw]

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Being With You (J Dead Remix) [Hip Drop]

Obey City – Cloud Lust [LuckyME]

BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Stark’s Reality [Lex]

ESKA – Heroes & Villains [Self]

Thom Yorke & RObert Del Naja – Bull Market [UK Gold]

Bjork – Mouth Mantra [One Little Indian]

Ibeyi – Oya [XL]

Romare – Motherless Child [Ninja Tune]

Galt McacDermott – Stockyard [MCA]

Oh No ft. K Jay – To Be An MC [Stones Throw]

Madlib – Bonus C [Stones Throw]

Ethienne De La Sayette – Han Gang [Paris DJ’s]


Ney De Castro – Maracatu [L’arome]

Fabiano Do Nascimento – Forró Brasil [Now Again]

Fulgeance & DJ Scientist – Youth Brigade [First Word]

Lapalux – Don’t Mean A Thing [Brainfeeder]

Ghostpoet – Nothing In The Way [PIAS]

***David Lyttle Interview***

David Lyttle – Intro [Lyte]

David Lyttle ft. Rhea Lyttle & Jean Toussaint – Detour [Lyte]

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

David Lyttle ft. Cleveland Watkins – Faces [Lyte]

David Lyttle ft. Talib Kweli – The Second Line [Lyte]

David Lyttle ft. Rhea Lyttle & Zane – Game Boy [Lyte]

Tuxedo – Two Wrongs [Stones Throw]

Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces – Love’s Got A Hold On ME [Jazzman]

Saun & Starr – Hot Shot [Daptone]

The Supreme Jubilees – Do You Believe [Light In The Attic]

Michal Lewicki – Pitch [Project Mooncircle]

Romare – Le Petite Mort [Ninja Tune]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday February 21st

1 Mar


On this week’s show, Peter has music from Kendrick Lamar, Ibeyi, Romare, Hudson Mohawke and Prefuse 73. Irish producer Monto joins us to talk about his new ep ‘8th Planet’ plus Peter digs deep in the crates for part 2 of our Dilla Sample Inspiration Mix!

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Romare – Lover Man [Ninja Tune]

Ibeyi – Think Of You [XL]

Kendrick Lamar – The Blacker The Berry [Interscope]

Sweatshirt, Budgie & Samiyam – Quest/Power [Self]

Om Unit & Sam Binga – Onionz [Bunit]

Hudson Mohawke & Dorian Concept & Olivier Daysoul – Forever 1 [Warp]

Sauce 81 – Busted – Eglo]

Prefuse 73 ft. Sam Dew – Infrared [Temporary Residence]

Groeni – The Oak [Project Mooncircle]

Dayme Arocena – Madre [Brownswood]

***Monto Interview***

Monto – All Is Well [Self]

Monto – Triton [Fly High Society]

Hudson Mohawke – Rising 5 [Warp]

Monto – Najad [Fly High Society]

Monto – Neptune [Fly High Society]

Monto – Neso [Fly High Society]

Monto – Proteus [Fly High Society]

The Soronprfbs ft. Michael Fassbender – I Love You All [Silva]


***Dilla Sample Inspiration Mix Part 2***

Galt MacDermott – Golden Apples (Part II) [Kilmarnock]

The Escorts – I Can’t Stand (To See You Cry) [Alithla]

Martha Reeves – Sweet Misery [MCA]

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – A Legend In It’s Own Time [Motown]

The Undisputed Truth – Walk On By [Gordy]

Raymond Scott – Lightworks [Spunky Monkey]

Tarika Blue – Dreamflower [Downtown]

The Slyvers – Only One Can Win [Pride]

Detroit Emeralds – Whatcha Gonna Wear Tomorrow [Westbound]

Gene Chandler & Jerry Butler – You Just Can’t Win (By Making The Same Mistake) [Mercury]

The Jimi Ently Sound – Charlie’s Theme [Espionage Disk]

L.V. Johnson – I Don’t Really Care [Phono]

The Jackson 5 – All I Do Is Think Of You [Motown]

The Howard Roberts Quartet – Dirty Old Bossa Nova [Capitol]

Jerry Butler – Just Because I Really Love You [Mercury]

10cc – Worst Band In The World [Sheet Music]

Rene Costy & His Orchestra – Scrabble [Chappell]

Nostalgia 77 & The Monster Guise – Island In The Sun [Tru Thoughts]

The Block with Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday February 14th

15 Feb


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from BADBADNOTGOOD, Ibeyi, THEESatisfaction and Ady Suleiman. We take a look at some of the big winners from the Grammy awards plus drummer and producer Makaya McCraven joins Peter on the phone to talk about his new project ‘In The Moment’. 

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BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah ft. DOOM – Ray Gun [Lex]

Aphex Twin – Minipops 67[120.2][Source Field Mix] [Warp]

Flako – Kuku [Five Easy Pieces]

Melanie De Biasio – I’m Gonna Leave You (Clap!Clap! Remix) [PIAS]

THEESatisfaction – EarthEE [Subpop]

Kendrick Lamar – I [Interscope]

Space Age – Colour Blind [Self]

James Blake – Words That We Both Know [1-800 Dinosaur]

T-woc – Track 07 [Unreleased]

JNTH STEIN x Brasstracks – Laced Up [Self]

Ady Suleiman – So Lost [Sony]

Robert Glasper ft. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner – Jesus Children [Blue Note]

Erykah Badu – Didn’t Cha Know [Motown]

***Classic From The Crates***

Prince Paul – You Made Me (A.K.C.) [Tommy Boy]

Pharrell Williams – Hunter [I Am Other]


Ibeyi – Ghosts [XL]

Francis Bebey – Catching Up [Born Bad]

Segun Bucknor – A Yinde Ogo [Vampi Soul]

Master Plan Inc. – Something To Be Done [Jazzman]

The Buddy Rich Big Band – Bugle Call Rag [Pacific Jazz]

***Makaya McCraven Interview***

Makaya McCraven – Requests [International Anthem]

Stephen McCraven ft. Archie Shepp – Song Of The Forest Boogaraboo [Self]

Cold Duck Complex – I’ve Got A Friend [Dozo]

Makaya McCraven – The Jaunt [International Anthem]

Makaya McCraven – Gnawa [International Anthem]

Makaya McCraven – TomTom [International Anthem]

Makaya McCraven – On The Spot [International Anthem]

Madlib – Cue 4 [Stones Throw]

Makaya McCraven – In The Moment [International Anthem]

Makaya McCraven – Butterscotch [International Anthem]

Robert Glasper – Dillalude 3

Skid Row – Night Of The Warm Witch (Snippet) [CBS]

Portico ft. Joe Newman – 101 [Self]

Chick Corea Trio – Work [Concord]

Beck – Say Goodbye [Capitol]

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

9 Feb

jonny faith

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from the Rebirth, T-wocc, Seven Davis Jr. and Emanative. Sundial from Jonny Faith is the album of the week and to mark ‘Dilla Month’ Peter has a special J Dilla sample mix.

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The Rebirth – This Is Coming To [Walking Talkin]

Q-Tip – Let’s Ride [Arista]

Cohenbeats – Track 07 [Unreleased]

T-wocc – Track 06 [Unreleased]

Seven Davis Jr. – Let Somebody Love You [Ninja Tune]

***Album of The Week ‘Sundial’ by Jonny Faith***

Jonny Faith – This Love [Tru Thoughts]

Jonny Faith – Zheng [Tru Thoughts]

Jonny Faith – Sundial [Tru Thoughts]

Julio Bashmore ft. Bixby – Kong [Broadwalk]

Photay – Frosted [LuckyMe]

Makaya McCraven – Requests [International Anthem]

Dele Sosimi – Sanctuary [Wah Wah 45]

Ghostpoet – Off Peak Dreams [PIAS]

ESKA – Rock Of Ages [Self]

Emanative & The Pyramids – Hum Allah Hum Allah Hum Allah [Brownswood]


***J Dilla Samples Mix***

Dave Grusin – The Colorado Trail [Sheffield Lab]

Shuggie Otis – Not Available [Epic]

Dionne Warwick – You’re Gonna Need Me [Warner]

Motherlode – When I Die [Buddah]

Africa – Light My Fire [Ode]

Tin Tin – Family Tree [Polydor]

Eddie Kendricks – My People…Hold On [Tamala]

The Three Degrees – Maybe [Roulette]

The Modulations – Share What You Got, Keep What You Need [Buddah]

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

Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfa with Maria Toledo – Saudade Vem Correndo [Verve]

The Isley Brothers – Don’t Say Goodnight (It’s Time For Love) [T-Neck]

The Trammps – Rubber Band [Buddah]

Joe Pass – Giant Steps [Pablo]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday January 31st

1 Feb


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from the Mild High Club, Beat Spacek, Emanative, Kaytranada, Monto, Aphex Twin and Oliver Lake. The album of the week is ‘Down To Earth Vol. 2′ from Ras G and Danny G from the Irish neo-soul group the Major 7th’s is our special guest!

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Universal Togetherness Band – Saturday Night [Numero]

Kaytranada ft. Vic Mensa – Drive Me Crazy [XL]

Beat Spacek – Gotta Get Some Music [Ninja Tune]

Monto – Triton [Fly High Society]

Ras G – Love & Peace [Leaving Records]

Ras G – Waiting In Vain [Leaving Records]

Ras G – Polo Jacket & Dashiki [Leaving Records]

Malkovich – Kenyatta [Self]

Guts – We Are All Africans [Heavenly Sweetness]

Buyepongo – Mulatu Para Ti [Soul Fiesta]

Henry Wu ft. Mo Kolours – Expensive Ghetto [Hotep]

Percussions – KHLKL [Text]

Morgan Buckley – Innercity Hum [Rush Hour]

Cid Rim – Nu [LuckyMe]

Eagle Nebula – The Nebulizer [Self]

Nick Klein – Paralyzed [Self]


Lapalux ft. Szjerdene – Closure [Brainfeeder]

Mild High Club – Weeping Willow [Stones Throw]

Coultrain – The Reintroduction [Fresh Selects]

Aphex Twin – Diskhat ALL Prepared1mixed [sn2mix] [Warp]

Mark Ronson ft. Andrew Wyatt – Crack In Pearl [Sony]

The Breathing Effect – Baba Yaya [Alpha Pup]

Haioka, Laura J. Martin, Summer, Plasma Ruby, King Bruce, Cat500, Joe Wills & Ryu Kawashima – Tokyo Is Calling [Red Bull Music]

***Danny Groenland in Conversation***

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

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Sweet Lies [Hipdrop]

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Just Go Away [Hipdrop]

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Never Trust Your Heart [Hipdrop]

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

Danny G & The Major 7ths – Only Me [Hipdrop]

Flako – Albedo [Five Easy Pieces]

JMSN – Price [Self]

Fulgeance & DJ Scientist – All Equal [First Word]

Oliver Lake – 6 & 3 [Passin’ Thru]


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