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The Block with Peter Curtin on SPIN South West: Saturday April 25th

28 Apr

hiatus k

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Eagle Nebula, Tyler, The Creator, Yellowstraps, Toro Y Moi, Kamasi Washington, Mavis Staples, Lil Silva, Hudson Mohawke, Onra, Roots Manuva and Kendrick Lamar plus ‘Choose Your Weapon’ from Hiatus Kaiyote is the album of the week! 

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Hiatus Kaiyote – Boderline With My Atoms [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Lil Silva – 606 [Good Years]

Hudson Mohawke – Ryderz [Warp]

Oddisee – That’s Love [Mello Music]

Kendrick Lamar ft. Rapsody – Complexion (A Zulu Love) [Top Dawg ENT]

Onra ft. Chuck Inglish – So Long [All City]

Knxwledge – JStowee [Stones Throw]

Jesse Fischer & Sly5thAve – Vein Melter [Tru Thoughts]

INNOCENTFungus – Pass The Paper [Self]

Bolts – Beginning [Fly High Society]

Maalem Mahmoud Guinia & Floating Points – Mimoum Marhaba [Eglo]

Roots Manuva – Like A Drum [Big Dada]

Nonku Phiri – Things We Do On A Weekend [Albino Black]

Uffe – I Can Show You High [Tartelet]

Clerk 5 X Naive Ted – Troublesome [Free DL]


Hiatus Kaiyote – Fingerprints [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Eagle Nebula – Eternal Sunshine [Self]

Gaby Hernandez – Messy Love [Self]

Tyler, the Creator ft. Roy Ayers – FIND YOUR WINGS [Odd Future]

Roy Ayers – Don’t Stop The Feeling [Polydor]

Toro Y Moi – The Flight [Carpark]

Yellowstraps – Dizzy State [1M Records]

LA Priest – Oino [Domino]

Hiatus Kaiyote – The Lung [Flying Buddha/Sony]

Amanaz – Africa [Now Again]

Mavis Staples – Fight [Self]

Dayme Arocena – Sin Empezar [Brownswood]

Kamasi Washington – Miss Understanding [Brainfeeder]


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 25th

28 Oct

objekt cover

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Julio Bashmore, Swindle, and Shafiq Husayn, the new albums from Objekt and Dorian Concept are featured plus Peter speaks with Brianfeeder’s Taylor Mcferrin about his new album ‘Early Riser’.

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Okmalumkoolkat – Holy Oxygen [Affine]

Flying Lotus ft. Captain Murphy & Snoop Dogg – Dead Man’s Tetris [Warp]

Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD ft. Elzhi – Gunshowers [Lex]

Lethal Dialect – 13 Til Infinity [Self/Bandcamp]

Julio Bashmore – Rhythm Of Auld [Broadwalk]

Swindle – Summer Fruits [Brownswood]

Zara McFarlane – Move (Atjazz Remix) [Brownswood]

Shafiq Husayn ft. Anderson Paak – It’s Better For You [Eglo]

Skinshape – Heartache [Melting Records]

Khruangbin – The Infamous Bill [Night Time Stories]

Dorian Concept – 11.04.2012 [Ninja Tune]

Objekt – Second Witness [PAN]

2562 – Cosmic Bounce [When In Doubt]

Taylor McFerrin – Broken Vibes [Bonzai Sound]


Tony Allen – Moving On [Jazz Village]

***Taylor McFerrin In Conversation***

Taylor McFerrin ft. Nai Palm – The Antidote [Brainfeeder]

Taylor McFerrinFlorasia [Brainfeeder]

Taylor McFerrin – Stepps [Brainfeeder]

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

Taylor McFerrin ft. Emily King – Decisions [Brainfeeder]

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

Taylor McFerrin ft. Bobby McFerrin, Cesar Camargo Mariano – Invisible/Listen [Brainfeeder]

Bobby McFerrin – Moondance [Elektra]

Ab-Soul – The Book Of Soul [TopDawgENT]

Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & The London Vocal Project – Humpty Dumpty [Edition]

John Holt – Ali Baba [Trojan]

Willie Royal – General Alarm (The Message) [Audio Connection]

Lonnie Sattin – Sweatheart [Portrait/BMI]

James Moran ft. Meshell Ndegeocello – The Joint Is Jumpin’ [Blue Note]

The Block with Peter Curtin: Saturday March 8th

11 Mar

schoolboy q

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from BADBADNOTGOOD, The Magic Drum Orchestra and Pharrell Williams plus Schoolboy Q is the album of the week!

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

Illum Sphere – Embryonic (Lone Remix) [Ninja Tune]

Nocando – Never Looked Better [Hellfyre Club/Alpha Pup]

Big Boi – Mother Of Dragons [Mixtape]

DJ Rashad x DJ Spinn x Taso – Luchini VIP [Self Release]

Vic Mensa – Feel That [Mixtape]

Schoolboy Q – Hoover Street [Top Dawg Ent/Interscope]

L’Orange ft. Blu – Need You [Mellow Music]

Pharrell Williams – Hunter [Columbia]

Snoop Dogg & Madlib – Cadillacs [Mixtape]

Kab Driver – Pre-Emphasis [Wotnot]

Lady Daisey – The Way You Do [BBE]

Takuya Kuroda & Jose James – Everybody Loves The Sunshine [Blue Note]

Rick Ross & Lil Wayne – Thug Cry [MMG/Atlantic]

Peaceful Solutions – Arts & Leisure [Mistape]

Mac Miller ft. Da$h, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples & Retch – Amen, [Self Release]


Gamertag – Hundert [All City]

BADBADNOTGOOD –  Can’t Have The Night [Innovative Leisure]

Gabriel Garzon-Montano – 68 [Styles Upon Styles]

Bok Bok ft. Kelela – Melba’s Call [Night Slugs]

Schoolboy Q ft. SZA – His & Her Fiend [Top Dawg Ent/Interscope]

De La Soul – Dilla Plugged In [Mixtape]

Joose – Reggie Miller [AFO Music]

Danny! ft. Chell – Don’t Forget About Me [Okay Player]

Lee Fields & The Expressions – Magnolia [Truth & Soul]

Hokis Pokis – Nowhere [Ubiquity]

Henri Texier – Les LaBas (Bonobo Remix) [Free DL]

Schoolboy Q – Gangsta [Top Dawg Ent/Interscope]

Sun Ra Arkestra – Nuclear War [Y]

The Block with Peter Curtin: Saturday February 22nd

25 Feb

Neneh Cherry

On this week’s show Peter has new music from Mac Miller, Common, Darkhouse Family and The Souljazz Orchestra plus Neneh Cherry’s Blank Project’ is the album of the week!

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Oddisee – Le Boulevard Mountmarte [Mello Music]

Mac Miller – Diablo [Self Release]

Lootpack – Loopdigga! [Stones Throw]

Common ft. Ab-Soul – Made In Black America [Think Common Music/Warner]

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

Jonwayne – Cupid [Self Release]

Onra – Gonna Make You Mine [Colette]

Neneh Cherry – Cynical [Smalltown Supersound]

Neneh Cherry – Dossier [Smalltown Supersound]

Neneh Cherry – 422 [Smalltown Supersound]

Four Tet & Terror Danjah – Killer [Text]

Darkhouse Family – Elephant Large [Earnest Endeavours]

Patrick Sexx ft. Bleep Bloop – Tao [Alpha Pup]

Philip Grass – All I Need [Dropping Gems]

The Buddy System Project – By Your Side [The Buddy System]


Kelis – Jerk Ribs (Mount Kimbie Remix) [Ninja Tune]

Ajukaja & Andrevski – Rare Birds [LEVELS]

Moodymann ft. Nikki O – ulooklykicecreaminthesummertyme… [KDJ]

Tall Black Guy – Broken Lies [TBG Productions]

Kwamie Liv – What You Need (The Weeknd) [Self Release]

Melodiesinfonie – Between Dreams [Boyoom Connective]

The Souljazz Orchestra – East Flows The River [Strut]

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Coomassi [Now Again]

Nostalgia 77 – Medicine Chest [Tru Thoughts]

Glue Trip – Birds Singing Lies [Self Released]

Mestre Copijo – Caboclinha Do Igapo [Analog Africa]

Tamara Davidson – The Moon Goddess [Sha Sha Music]

Suzi Analogue – 1 Second More [Never Normal]

Pyramid Vritra – Impulses [Stones Throw]

Steve Arrington – This Is A Black Man’s Grind [Self Release]

The Block with Peter Curtin: Saturday February 8th

10 Feb

j dilla

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from Black Milk, Quantic and Emily King plus a tribute mix to J Dilla.

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Black Milk – Cold Day [Computer Ugly]

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib ft.Earl Sweatshirt & Domo Genesis – Robes [Madlib Invazion]

Dag Savage ft. Aloe Blacc – When It Rains [Fat Beats]

Theophilus London – Do Girls [Self Release]

Kelis – Jerk Ribs [Ninja Tune]

Quantic ft. Pongo Love – Duvido [Tru Thoughts]

Acid Arab with Fred Avril & Shadi Khries – Samira [Versatile]

Graeme S – Nothing [Hsuan]

DJ Rashad, MoonDoctor & FreshtillDef- Yessah [FreshMoon]

Illum Sphere – Near The End [Ninja Tune]

Teebs – View Point [Brainfeeder]

Kelela – The High [Self Release]

Gunnar Haslam – Laghi Gotterani [L.I.E.S]

Cotton Claw – Naked [Cascade]

Incredible Bongo Band – Apache [Mr. Bongo]

Emily King – Distance [Self Release]


***J Dilla Tribute Mix***

Suite For Ma Dukes – Antiquity [Mochilla]

A Tribe Called Quest – Find A Way [Jive]

Slum Village – Players [Groove Attack]

De La Soul – Stakes Is High [Tommy Boy]

Q-Tip – Let’s Ride [Arista]

J Dilla ft. Pharoahe Monch – Love [BBE]

J Dilla – Workinonit [Stones Throw]

J Dilla – Wild [Stones Throw]

J Dilla – Anti-American Graffiti [Stones Throw]

Jaylib – The Message [White]

J Dilla – Bars & Twists [Stones Throw]

J Dilla – On Stilts [Nature Sounds]

Jay Dee – Think Twice [BBE]

A Tribe Called Quest – The Jam [Jive]

J Dilla – Gobstopper [Stones Throw]

J Dilla – Love Jones [BBE]

Jay Dee – F*ck The Police [Up Above]

J Dilla – Trucks [Stones Throw]

The Roots – Can’t Stop This [Def Jam]

The Block Saturday January 11th

13 Jan

diggs duke

On tonight’s show Peter has new music from X, Lone, Paul White, Ras G, Common and A$ap Ferg! ‘Give The People What The Want’ from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings is the album of the week and Peter speaks with Diggs Duke about his recently released project ‘Offering For Anxious’.

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X – Long [Self release]

Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre Vs. AraabMuzik – The Recipe

Beyonce ft. Busta Rhymes & Azealia Banks – Partition [Columbia]

Hud Mo – Structure [LuckyMe]

Common – War [Warner]

Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown – Ink Blotches (Gensu Dean Remix) [Mellow Music]

A$ap Ferg – DTM Awards 14 [A$ap Worldwide]

!llmind – Snake Charmer [Self Release]

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

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Slow Down Love [Daptone]

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Long Time, Wrong Time [Daptone]

Pharrell Williams – Happy [Back Lot]

Lone – Dream Ache [Self Released]

Miko Mills – Sweeter Than Rice Cakes [Self Released]

Alpha & Emmavie – Fly Away [Self Release]

Louis Futon – Shoulda Known (Ganz Remix) [Lucid]


Untold – Drop It On The One [Hemlock]

Power – 53 Earlswood Estate [Unreleased]

Zara McFarlane – Police & Thieves [Brownswood]

Maryam Saleh – Nouh Al Haman [Jakarta]

Mighty Sceptres – Siren Call [Ubiquity]

***Diggs Duke In Conversation***

Diggs Duke – Gravity [Self Release]

Diggs Duke – Crazy Like A Fox [Brownswood]

Diggs Duke ft. Jelani Brooks  – Harsh Words With The Oracle [Brownswood]

B. Jamelle – Rose Tea (Produced By Diggs Duke) [Self Release]

Diggs Duke ft. Vaughan Octavia – Is It Love [Brownswood]

Charles Mingus – Cumbia & Jazz Fusion [Atlantic]

Diggs Duke – Mass Exodus [Brownswood]

Diggs Duke – Sweet Like Sieves [Brownswood]

Diggs Duke – Patiently We Bloom [Self Release]

Sub Luna City – Cc. [Self Release]

Ras G – GMO Hoes [Stones Throw]

Linn Mori – Clear Sky Of India [Cascade]

Mndsgn – Starving (Iman Omari Remix) [Fresh Selects]

Paul White – Every Land [Unreleased]

FaltyDL ft. Shanghai Den – King Brute [Ninja Tune]