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

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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.

Listen again here

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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]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday January 24th

26 Jan


On tonight’s show Peter has the new albums from Vince Staples, Joey Bada$$ and Hanni El Khatib. ‘In The Moment’ from drummer Makaya McCraven is the album of the week and there are big tracks from Floating Points, MuRli, iZem, Romare and Seven Davis Jr. plus Cork mc Spekulativ Fiktion is Peter’s special guest!

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Vince Staples – Screen Door [Def Jam]

Joey Bada$$ – Save The Children [Cinematic Music]

Fela Ransome-Kuti & His Koala Lobitos – Wa Dele [Klimt]

Afrikan Boy – Kunta Kinte [Melted Dubs]

MuRli – John Coffey [Self]

El Michels Affair – Slide Show [Truth & Soul]

iZem ft. Segun Akano – Water [INI Movement]

Makaya McCraven – Butterscotch [International Anthem]

Barbara Moore – Steam Heat [Soul Jazz]

Hannai El Khatib – Dance Hall [Innovative Leisure]

Seven Davis Jr. Wild Hearts [Self]

Floating Points – Nectarines [Eglo]

Romare – Prison Blues [Ninja Tune]

***Spekulativ Fiktion in Conversation***

Spekulativ Fiktion – Night Owls [Self]

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

Beastie Boys – Sabotage [Capitol]

Deviant & Naive Ted ft. Spekulativ Fiktion – Transcend The Legacy [Self]

Deviant & Naive Ted ft. Spekulativ Fiktion – Before The Light Meets The Eye [Self]


The New Tower Generation – Hidden Banana Bug [Pusic]

Mo Kolours – How I [One Handed Music]

Nick Hill – Know This [Yes Please]

Little Simz ft. MeLo-X – Circles [Self]

Makaya McCraven – Untitled [International Anthem]

Tumi Mogorosi – Thokozile Queen Mother [Jazzman]

Contact Field Orchestra – Outsider [HIT + RUN]

Pedro Santos – Desengano Da Vista [CBS/Polysom]

Tom Scott – Song #1 [Impulse!]

Mike Gao – Just Do You [Alpha Pup]

Mr. Oizo – Destop [Brainfeeder]

Makaya McCraven – Gnawa [International Anthem]

Kenny Durham – Lotus Blossom [BGP]

Adrian Younge Presents The Souls Of Mischief – Panic Struck [Linear Labs]

Satanicpornocultshop – Lama [Neji-167]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday January 17th

19 Jan


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from James Blake, Stray, Beat Spacek The Rongetz Foundation and Mark Ronson plus mc MuRli is in studio for a chat about his new ‘Surface Tension’ ep! 

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James Blake – 200 Press [1-800 Dinosaur]

Stray – Matchsticks [Exit]

Jeremiah Jae – Run It (Dough Stop) [HIT + RUN]

Beat Spacek – Modern Streets [Ninja Tune]

Sonzeira – Xibaba (Kyodai Remix) [Brownswood]

The Rongetz Foundation – Cab Samba (Socrates Moves Intro) [Heavenly Sweetness]

Jorge Ben – Chove Chuva [DOL]

***MuRli in Conversation***

MuRli ft. Steve Hanks – Strangerphobia [Self]

Ludacrious – Mouths To Feed [Def Jam]

God Knows ft. MuRli – Throw The Spear [Self]

MuRli – John Coffey [Self]

MuRli – Both Sides [Self]

MuRli ft. God Knows & Guide – Reservations [Self]

MuRli – Run [Self]

Druguse – Hood Rich Life [All City]


Jonwayne ft. Samiyam – Good Samaritans [Self]

Drew Dance – Full Circle [Mello Music]

Binkbeats – The Healer [Self]

DJM Trio – The Official [Paxico]

Thom Yorke – Guess Again [Self]

Jack Garratt – The Love You’re Given [Island]

Flako – Kuku [Five Easy Pieces]

Hanni El Khatib – Two Brothers [Innovative Leisure]

D’Angelo & The Vanguards – Betray My Heart [RCA]

Mark Ronson ft. Kevin Parker – Daffodils [Columbia]

Melanie De Biasio – The Flow [PIAS]

Larry Saunders, Prophet Of Soul – Free Angela [Secret Stash]

*Orlando* – It Sends My Heart Into A Spin [Self]

Alex Patchwork – Untitled Keys [Self]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday January 10th

12 Jan

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Peter is back for his first show of 2015 with his usual eclectic mix! On tonight’s show Peter has the exclusive first play of MuRli’s new ep ‘Surface Tension’ and there are big tracks from D’Angelo, Sharon Jones, iZem, J. Cole, Nabowa and James Tillman!

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MuRli ft. God Knows – Both Sides [Self]

Souleance – Ramble On (Led Zeppelin Re-Edit) [First Word]

Can – A Spectacle [Spoon]

Hanni El Khatib – The Teeth [Innovative Leisure]

D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Sugah Daddy [RCA]

Dorothy Ashby – Cause I Need It [Cadet]

MuRli – John Coffey [Self]

Kutmah – Gettin’ Better (Sativa) [Self]

Shuggie Otis – Xl-30 [Epic]

Kadhja Bonet – Tears For Lamont [Self]

Caetano Veloso – Trés Caravelas (Las Trés Caravelas) [Universal Sound]

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Cubano Chant [Columbia]

YoAstrum – Island [Self]

J. Cole – St. Tropez [Columbia]


Antonio Sanchez – Doors & Distance [New Regency]

Nabowa ft. Kamasi Washington – Bandada [Bud Music]

Bernard Purdie – Heavy Soul Slinger [Flying Dutchman]

Tuxedo – Do It [Stones Throw]

Deviant & Naive Ted – Plastique [Rabble/FreeDL]

MuRli ft. Steve Hanks – Strangerphobia [Self]

Fela Ransome-Kuti – Chop & Quench [Parlophone]

Joe Cocker – Woman To Woman [A&M]

Quantic ft Ana Tijoux – Doo Wop (That Thing) [Tru Thoughts]

Tom Zé – Feira De Santana [Luaka Bop]

Mo Kolours – Purple Humble [HIT + RUN]

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Irtijal [Now Again]

James Tillman – Love Within [Self]

Dorival Caymmi – Berimbau [Soul Jazz]

Azar Lawrence – Gratitude [Prestige]


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