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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 November 15th

18 Nov


On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Silk Rhodes, Eric Lau, Criolo, Axel F. Ras G and Chance The Rapper!

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Eric Lau – The Rise (Instrumental) [Kilawatt]
Ghostface Killah ft. Kandace Springs – Love Don’t Live Here No More [Tommy Boy]
Quiet Dawn ft. Oddisee – New Dawn [First Word]
Tek.lun – Heart In Mind [Huh What & Where]
Jneiro Jarel – Gibbons In The Mist [Label Who?]
Axel F.ft. Blu – Omega [Bang Ya Head]
Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment – No Better Blues
Ras G – Take It Slow [Leaving]
Mr. Oizo – Bear Biscuit [Brainfeeder]
NiKiTCH – Got Me Trippin [Chateau Bruyant]
Beat Spacek – I Wanna Know [Ninja Tune]
The Ramsey Lewis Trio – Collage [Columbia]
Knxwledge – whenevrUreadi [All City]
The Electric Peanut Butter Company – Stealio [Ubiquity]
Keyon Harrold – Her Beauty (Through My Eyes) [BeyondJazz]
Silk Rhodes – Realtime [Stones Throw]
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – P.I.M.P [Truth & Soul]
Criolo – Esquiva Esgrima [Sterns Music]
Bonobo – Pelican [Ninja Tune]
Seekae – Test & Recognise [Future Classic]
Andy Stott – Violence [Modern Love]
Evan – Fall In Love [Brownswood]
Prequel – Searching [Rhythm Section INTL]
Paul White – Sahara Deserts [R&S]
Verckys Et L’Orchestre Vévé – Cheka Sana High [Analog Africa]
The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight [Sughar Hill]
EVM128 ft. Omar – Beyond [Studio Rockers]
Machinedrum – Safed [Ninja Tune]
Clever Austin – Trash Kit [Equinox]
Monto – Worlds Apart [Free DL]
Operating Theatre – Rampwalk [Self]
Silk Rhodes – Pains [Stones Throw]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday October 18th

21 Oct


On tonight’s show Peter presents his third round up of the year, featuring all the best selections on the programme over the past three months! So expect big tracks from Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin, Faltydl, Dorian Concept and more!

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

The Bug ft. Manga – Function [Ninja Tune]

The Underachievers – Luminescence [RPM]

SBTRKT ft. A$ap Ferg – Voices In My Head [Young Turks]

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

Amp Live – 100,000 Watts [Plug Research]

Jwhy – Where Do You Want To Go [Self]

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

Homeboy Sandman – Problems [Stones Throw]

Bantum ft. Eimear O’donovan & Owensie – Roll Pt. II [Self]

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

Aphex Twin – Minipops67[120.02][Source Field Mix]

Dorian Concept – Ann River, Mn [Ninja Tune]

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

Herbert – Bumps [Accidental]

Redinho – Playing With Fire [Numbers]

We Are Shining – Hot Love [Marathon Artists]

GUTS – Musicotherapy [Jakarta]

Clap!Clap! – Kuj Yato [Black Acre]

Ibeyi – River [XL]

Common ft. Cocaine 80’s – Young Hearts Run Free [Def Jam]

Raury – Woodcrest Manor [LoveRenaissance]

Photay – No Sass [Astro Nautico]

Swindle – Smash N’Grab [Brownswood]

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

Jon Phonics – Face Of Spades [First Word]


Airhead – Believe [1-800 Dinosaur]

Faltydl – Huff & Puff Bruk [Swamp 81]

Kaytranada – TaDaTa [Self]

Rucyl ft. Coultrain – Choose Your Poison [Self]

Trance Farmers – Lone Star [Leaving]

Bilal – SIRENS II [Linear Labs]

James Moran ft. Meshell Ndegeocello – Ain’t Misbehavin’ [Blue Note]

Voids – Knowing [Fly High Society]

Mndsgn – Exchanging [Stones Throw]

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

Ahwlee – Msubi [Self]

Diggs Duke – Secrets Seem Rehearsed [Brownswood]

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics – In The Middle [Strut]

Fofoulah ft. Ghostpoet – Don’t Let Your Mind Unravel, Safe Travels [Glitterbeat]

Paul White – Honey Cats [R&S]

Kode9 & The Spaceape – Pictures On The Wall [Hyperdub]

Rustie – Green Language [Warp]

Nautic – Lay Back [DEEK]

GoGo Penguin – Golden Dog Barbeque [Gondwanna]

The Block With Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday October 11th

17 Oct


On tonight’s show: Peter has new albums from Paul White, Nehruviandoom, Caribou, Otis Brown III and Flying Lotus is the album of the week!  There are big new tracks from Wiley, Hudson Mohawke and BADBADNOTGOOD and Peter pays tribute to the Spaceape who passed away recently.

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Flying Lotus ft. kendrick Lamar – Never Catch me [Warp]

Wiley – On A Level [Big Dada]

Guilty Simpson – Presence [Stones Throw]

Hudson Mohawke – King Kong Beaver [Warp]

Redinho – Playing With Fire [Numbers]

Flying Lotus ft. Captain Murphy – The Boys Who Died In Their Sleep [Warp]

Nehruviandoom – Om [Lex]

Ras G ft. Khaill – Sadiq – Walk With Me [Leaving]

Nuhruviandoom – Darkness (HBU)

Paul White – Fighting To Dance [R&S]

Caribou – Silver [City Slang]

Flying Lotus ft. Thundercat – Descent Into Madness [Warp]

Nikitch – Paused [Chapteau Bruyant]


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

Mark E – Activity [Future Boogie]


Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Theme De Yoyo (Skinnerbox Edit) [Darkroom Dubs]

Jamie XX – Sleep Sound [Young Turks]

Jungle – The Heat (Joy Orbison Remix) [XL]

Flying Lotus ft. Herbie Hancock – Moment Of Hesitation [Warp]

Otis Brown III – The Way (Truth & Life) [Blue Note]

The Black Opera ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow – In The Chambers Of Her Goodness [Someothaship]

Daedelus – Battery Smoke [Brainfeeder]

Paul White – Sitting In Circles [R&S]

Tokimonsta – The Beginning [Young Art]

Kode9 & The Spaceape – Autumn Has Come [Hyperdub]

Earnest Ranglin – More & More Amore [Dub Store Records]

Flying Lotus – Turtles [Warp]

Glass Animals – Gooey (Mike Slott Remix)

Francis Bebey – Blinta Madiallo [Born Bad]

Paul White – Watch The Ants EP

13 Jun


New EP on the way from Paul White! 

The Block Saturday August 20th

22 Aug

Peter plays a triplet of tracks from the brand new Paul White album plus new tracks from Raffertie, Ahmed Sirour and Stacey Epps!

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Common ft. Nas – Ghetto Dreams [Warner]

Roc Marciano – Sewer Gravy [Decon]

40 Winks – Outside The Box [CDR]

I,Ced – Don’ Lay Low (Gap Revisited) [CDR]

Quantic & His Combo Bárbaro – The Dreaming Mind Part 1 [Tru Thoughts]

Paul White ft. Tranquill – Rotten Apples [One Handed]

Paul White ft. Homeboy Sandman – A Weird Day [One Handed]

Paul White ft. Danny Brown – One Of Life’s Pleasures [One Handed]

Jay Z & Kanye West – Otis [Roc Nation]

Oddisee – The Carter Barron [Mellow Music]

The Stepkids – Legends In My Own Mind [Stones Throw]

Peven Everett – Everybody Loves The Camera [CDR]

FLako – Poten [Project Moon Circle]

Redinho – Boy Racer [Numbers]

Fitz Ambro$e – Pdiso (Diabiase Remix) [CDR]

Lunice – I See You [Lucky Me]

Def Sound – (A)Gain [Def Sound]

Stacey Epps – To Live [Unite Japan]


Raffertie -Visual Acuity [Ninja Tune]

Hudson Mohawke – Thunder Bay [Warp]

Ahmed Sirour ft. Michel – We Rep Brooklyn! [CDR]

Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble – Loud Mouth [Jazzman]

Yusef Lateef – Rosalie [Atlantic]

Little Dragon – Brush The Heat [Peacefrog]

Mishal Moore – Right Here [Ill Friction]

Gaby Hernadez – Healing Vibrations [Disques Corde]

Seun Kuti – Rise [Knitting Factory]

Vijay Iyer Trio- Mystic Brew [Act Music & Vision]

Radiohead – Codex (Illum Sphere RMX)  [Ticker Tape]

Ossie – Power Of Love [Hyperdub]

The Block Playlist for Saturday May 22nd

25 May
“New music tonight from Janelle Monáe, Reflection Eternal, Big Boi, Tonya Morgan, Leatherette, Joy Orbison, Paul White and Nick Rosen, check it!”


Janelle Monáe ft. Big Boi – Tightrope (Warner)

Reflection Eternal ft. Estelle – Midnight Hour (CDR)

Willie The Kid – SKy Miles (CDR)

Guilty Simpson – Trendsetters (Stones Throw)

Big Boi – Shutterbug (Def Jam)

Mr. Chop ft. C.L. Smooth – Troy The Resurrection (Stones Throw)

Kings Go Forth – Get A Feeling (Lukabop)

Gonjasufi – Klowds (Warp)

Tonya Morgan – Star From Shining (CDR)

Slum Village – Untitled/Fantastic (Barek)

Flying Lotus – Zodiac Sh*t (Warp)

Houseshoes – The Look (All City)

Leatherette – In July Focus Rite (Hotep)

Onra – Moving (All City)

Joy Orbison – The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow (Aus)

Scuba – Glance (Hot Flush)

Reflection Eternal – Ballad Of The Black Gold (CDR)


Jay Electronica ft. Diddy – The Ghost of Christopher Wallace (CDR)

Tranqill – Chips And Cheese (One Handed)

Paul White – Marshen Signals (Now Again)

Samiyam – Fishsticks (All City)

Flying Lotus – DO the Astral Plane (Warp)

Basement Jaxx – Ascension (XL)

Build An Ark – This Prayer For The Whole World (Kindred Spirits)

The Soul Jazz Orchestra – Awakening (Strut)

Erykah Badu – Window Seat (Universal Motown)

Nick Rosen – FOr People (Porter Records)

Lizz Wright – This Is (Verve Forecast)

Janelle Monáe – 57821 (Warner)

Joyce – Aldeia De Oqum (Odeon)

The Vibration Society – Spirits Up Above (Stash)

Twilight – Love’s The Way (Luv N’ Haight)

Elizabeth Vianna – Meu Gaurda Chuva (Victor)