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]

The Block with Peter Curtin ‘Best Of 2014’ on SPIN South West: Saturday December 20th

21 Dec


Peter presents his annual run down of the best tracks of the year with 106 choice selections in the mix!

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God Knows & mynameisjOhn – Maroto [Self]

Pusha T – Lunch Money [Def Jam]

Run The Jewels – Blockbuster Night Part 1 [Mass Appeal]

The Bug ft. Manga – Function [Ninja Tune]

Mr. Oizo – Bear Biscuit [Brainfeeder]

Okmalumkoolkat – Holy Oxygen [Affine]

Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – Never Catch Me [Warp]

Swindle – Walters Call [Brownswood]

DJ Rashad X DJ Taso X DJ Spinn – Worldstar VIP [Self]

Little Dragon – Klapp Klapp (Swindle Remix) [Because Music]

Illumsphere – Embryonic (Lone Remix) [Ninja Tine]

Leon Vynehall – Inside The Deku Tree [3024]

Anushka – World in A Room [Brownswood]

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

Romare – Roots [Ninja Tune]

Airhead – Believe [1-800 DINOSAUR]

Kode 9 & The Spaceape – Pictures On The Wall [Hyperdub]

Herbert – Bumps [Accidental]

Dorian Concept – Ann River, Mn [Ninja Tune]

Julio Bashmore ft. J’Danna – Simple Love [Broadwalk]

Hiatus Kaiyote – By Fire [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Typesun – Little While [Roots Elevation]

Fatima – Ridin’ Round (Sky High) [Eglo]

Mac Miller – ft. Earl Sweatshirt – Polo Jeans [Mixtape]

Raury – Woodcrest Manor [LoveRenaissance]

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

Oddisee – La Boulevard Mountemartre [Mello Music]

X – Long Gone [Self]

Kelis – Cobbler [Ninja Tune]

DeRobert & The Half-Truths – Ooo Wee [G.E.D. Soul]

Maurice ‘Mobetta’ Brown ft. Talib Kweli & Saunders Sermons – Fly By Night [Brown]

Common – War [Warner Bros]

Magic Drum Ensemble – Drop It Like It’s Hot [Tru Thoughts]

Karol Conka – Boa Noite [Mr. Bongo]

Shabazz Palaces – They Come In Gold [Sub Pop]

Jonwayne ft. Scoop DeVille – Kenan & Kale [Self]

BADBADNOTGOOD – CS60 [Innovative Leisure]

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

Redinho – Playing With Fire [Numbers]

Myron & E – Dangerous [Stones Throw]

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Stranger To My Happiness [Daptone]

We Are Shining – Hey You! [Marathon Artists]

Charles Trees – Rootwork [Kudos]

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

Werkha – Tempo Tempo [Tru Thoughts]

Photay – No Sass [Astro Nautico]

Actress – Rule [Ninja Tune]

Dean Blunt – Punk [Rough Trade]

Jane Weaver – Mission Desire [Bird]

Trudie Dawn Smith – No Pop [Stac]

Martyn – Drones [Ninja Tune]

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


Floating Points – King Bromeliad [Eglo]

Ajukaja & Andrevski – Rare Birds [Levels]

Lone – Restless City [R&S]

Matthewdavid – In My World [Brainfeeder]

Silk Rhodes – Hold Me Down [Stone Throw]

D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Till It’s Done (Tutu) [RCA]

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

Ibeyi – River [XL]

FKA Twigs – Hours [Young Turks]

Mndsgn – Exchanging [Stones Throw]

Nick Hakim – I Don’t Know [Earseed]

Evan – Fall In Love Part 1 [Brownswood]

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

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

James Moran ft. Meschell Ndegeochello – Ain’t Misbehavin’ [Blue Note]

Keyon Harrold – Her Beauty (Through My Eyes) [BeyondJazz]

tUnE-yArDs – Look Around [4AD]

Teebs ft. Jonti – Holiday [Brainfeeder]

Caribou – Silver [City Slang]

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

Mono/poly – Ra Rise [Brainfeeder]

Goldbloc ft. Solei – Black Gold [Cllctive]

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

Eomac – Rising 3 [KILLEKILL]

FaltyDL – Huff & Puff Bruk [Swamp81]

Wiley – On A Level [Big Dada]

Young Fathers – Get Up [Big Dada]

Nocando – Never Looked Better [Hellfyre Club]

Spekulativ Fiktion x Deviant & Naive Ted – Intro [Unscene]

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

Fumaca Preta – Recitando A Toa [Soundway]

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

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Black Woman [Knitting Factory]

Soul Jazz Orchestra – East Of The River Nile [Strut]

Paul White – Honey Cats [R&S]

Ikebe Shakedown – Stone By Stone [Ubiquity]

Trance Farmers – Lone Star [Leaving]

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

Jay Electronica ft. Latonya Givens – Better In Tune With The Infinite [Roc Nation]

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

Taylor McFerrin – Stepps [Brainfeeder]

Tony Allen – Moving On [Jazz Village]

Quantic ft. Thalma de Freitas – Aguas De Sorongo [Tru Thoughts]

SBTRKT – Everybody Knows [Young Turks]

Ana Tijoux – ER-RRRO-R [Nancional]

Tommy KD – Bag A Gear [Anam]

Clap!Clap! – Kuj Yato [Black Acre]

To Be Frank – The Only One [Solebay]

VOIDS – Knowing [Fly High Society]

Jon Phonics – Face Of Spades [First Word]

Gogo Penguin – Garden Dog Barbeque [Gonwana]

Beck – Say Goodbye [Capitol]

Sonzeira – The Plum Blossom [Brownswood]

Neneh Cherry – Everything [Smalltown Supersound]

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

14 Dec

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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]