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Show N’ Prove: The Story of Shannon Hip-Hop

7 Oct


Over the summer  I co-produced  a documentary with John Lillis on the growing hip-hop scene in Shannon, which was broadcast on SPIN South West over the weekend. It follows the exploits of mc God Knows and beat boxer Bubba Jay and you can listen to it here!


The Block Playlist Saturday August 10th

15 Aug

george duke

On tonight’s show Peter pays tribute to the late George Duke.  We profile Limerick label Hsuan Records and there is a triplet from the brand new Ras G album!

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Earl Sweatshirt ft. Vince Staples – Burgundy [Columbia]

Blum ft. Anna Wise & Kelton Nicholas – I’ll Always Be In Your Heart [Heard & Felt]

Robert Glasper Experiment ft. Jill Scott – Calls [Blue Note]

Larry Gus – Emergence [DFA]

Ras G – Along The Way [Brainfeeder]

Ras G – Find Ya Self (ANU Wrld) [Brainfeeder]

Ras G – One 4 Kutmah [Brainfeeder]

JJ DOOM ft. Del Da Funky Homosapien – Vuberian Son [Lex]

Fatima – Cricle [Eglo]

Steve Arrington & Dam-Funk – I Be Trippin’ [Stones Throw]

Free The Robots ft. Jessie Jones – Carnival [Self Release]

Jose James – Vanguard (Flako Remix) [Blue Note]

Rocketnumbernine – Matthew & Toby [Smalltown Supersound]

Pink Noise Ordinance – Only In My Dreams (Longing Mix) [El Super Music Collective]

Monto – Choirboys [Self Release]

Quantic Y Anita Tijoux – Doo Wop (That Thing) [Tru Thoughts]


***Hsuan Records Profile with Graeme Stackpoole in Conversation***

Sight – Atlas [Hsuan]

Blacklee – DunKno [Hsuan]

Arianna – Ifuwouldknow [Hsuan]

Graeme – Counterpunch [Hsuan]

Sight – Slow [Hsuan]

DropDead – Cassette Tape [Hsuan]

***End Of  Mix***

Dirg Gerner – Mapa Bells [Eglo]

***George Duke Tribute***

George Duke – What The…[Audiofidelity Enterprises]

George Duke – Omi (Fresh Water) [Epic]

George Duke – Cravo E Canela [Epic]

George Duke – The Aura [MPS]

Common ft. Slum Village – Thelonius [MCA]

Cannonball Adderley – Space Spiritual [Capitol]

George Duke – Soul Watcher [Liberty]

Thundercat – For Love I Come [Brainfeeder]

***Mix Ends***

Johnny Hammond – Los Conquistadores Chocolates [Expansion]

Neil Ardley Ft. Norma Winstone – Will You Walk A Little Faster? [Wah Wah]

The Block Playlist Saturday July 27th

29 Jul

Midnight Marauders

Hip hop special to coincide with the Make A Move Festival with Moschops in conversation!

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Fatima – Technology [Eglo]

Antipop Consortium – Ghostlawns [Warp]

Dead Prez – Hip-Hop [Epic]

Brand Nubian – Pass tHe Gat [Elektra]

Kool A.D. – Al Green  [Self Release]

Shyheim Aka The Rugged Child – On & On [Virgin]

Jay Electronica – Exhibit C [Deacon]

J-Live – Them That’s Not [London]

Def Sound – (A)gain [Self Release]

Aesop Rock – Daylight [Def Jux]

Lupe Fiasco – Gold Watch [Atlantic]

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth – Get On The Mic [Elektra]

Cypress Hill – Hits From the Bong [Ruff House]

Mos Def – Umi Says [Rawkus]

Wu-Tang-Clan – C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) [BMG]

Digable Planets – Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) [Pendulum]


Public Enemy – Fight The Power [Motown]

***Moschops in Conversation***

Moschops – Young Apprentice

Costello – Reprasentatives

Moschops – Re-evolution

Moschops – Watchin’ As The World Goes By

Moschops ft Willa Lee – Realism

Jaylib – Nowadayz [Stones Throw]

The Pharcyde – Drop [Delicious Vinyl]

The Roots ft. Malik B. & Porn – In The Music [Def Jam]

Gang Starr – Check The Technique [Chrysalis]

A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour [Jive]

Blu – Doowhop [New World Colour]

De La Soul – Breakadawn [Tommy Boy]

Nas – It Ain’t Hard To Tell [Columbia]

Main Source – Fakin’ The Funk [Actual]

People Under The Stairs – Suite For Beaver Pt. 1 [Om Records]

Lil Wayne – A Milli [Universal Motown]

The Block Playlist Saturday June 29th

1 Jul


Tonight Peter has the new albums from Metabeats, Omar, Mr. Porter, and Airhead plus big tracks from Sinden,Holden and Mark Pritchard!

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Omar – The Man [Freestyle]

Metabeats ft. Quelle Chris – SLSBS [Associated Minds]

Homeboy Sandman ft. MED – Sureshots [Stones Throw]

Nico Segal ft. Vic Mensa – Callie [Self Release]

Mr. Porter – Tony Touches Revenge [Free Download]

Mr. Porter – Tony Touches Revenge [Free Download]

Mr. Porter – Luther’s Last Song [Free Download]

Mr. Porter – Glass Eye Grassy Eye [Free Download]

Ta-Ku – Ciarabuble [HW&W]

Airhead – Callow [R&S]

Sinden – Almost Gone [Fools Gold]

Comfort Fit – Hatphones [First Word]

Mark Pritchard – Ghosts [Warp]

The Bug ft. Danny Brown & Kiki Hitomi – Freak Show [Ninja Tune]

Young Echo – Voices on The Water [Ramp]

Dolphin – Inspiration

Omar – Come On Speak To Me [Freestyle]

Swindle – Forest Funk [DEEP MEDi]


Mosca – Sick Kick [Mad Decent]

Felix Lenferink ft. Loes Third Bouree [Fourth Wave]

Peter & The Magician ft. JD Samson – Peter Pan [Party Fine]

Ghosting Season – Apophenia (Face & Heel Edit) [FIELDS]

Obenewa – Make. Believe

Omar – I Can Listen [Freestyle]

Holden – Some Respite [Border Community]

Zomby – White Smoke [4AD]

Airhead – Autumn [R&S]

Metabeats – Caviar Crackle Intro [Associated Minds]

David Murray ft. Macy Gray – Be My Monster Love [Motema]

Jessy Lanza – Kathy Lee [Hyperdub]

Nubus – The Last Thing I Need [Self Release]

Jamie Grind – Whenever We Say Goodbye [Self Release]

The Block Playlist Saturday June 8th

11 Jun


New music tonight from Lone, Quasimoto, Eric Lau, Emmavie plus new albums from Kelpe, Gold Panda and Femi Kuti!

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Quasimoto – Brothers Can’t See Me [Stones Throw]

Lone -Airglow [R&S]

Pablo Sanchez – Out & About [Lovemonk]

Dexter Story – Underway (Love Is) [Kindred Spirits]

Goat – Let It Bleed [Rocket]

Eric Lau ft. Rahel – Guide You [Kilawatt]

Roy Ayers – Love From The Sun [Polydor]

Emmavie – Getting Nothing [Self Release]

Suite For Ma Dukes – Find A Way [Mochilla]

Sly 5th Ave & The Club Casa Orchestra – Love Me

The Electric Street Orchestra – Serpents [Dirty Tech]

Kelpe – Go Visible [Drut/NEWS]

Free The Robots – Transmission [Self Release]

Double Yellow – Feed You (Ambient Jazz Ensemble Rework) [Here & Now]

Thundercat – Seven [Brainfeeder]


Alex Barck ft. Jonathan Backelic – We Get High [Sonar Kollektiv]

Gold Panda – Reprise [Ghostly International]

Blludd Relations – Even Steven [DEEK]

Sons & Daughters of Lite – Let The Sunshine In [Luv N’ Haight]

Femi Kuti – Politics Na Big Business [PIAS]

Gal Costa – Sebastiana [Soul Jazz]

Solo Hit – Imoikeme [Analog Africa]

Moonchild – Be Free (DJ Jazzy Jeff & James Poyser Remix)

Pevan Everett – I Can Be Your Boyfriend [Self Release]

Ta-Ku – Know You [Still Muzik]

Azizi Gibson – 8th Street [Brianfeeder]

The Heliocentrics – Descarga Electronica [Now Again]

Orquesta ft. Lido Primienta – Un Minuto

Jimmy Edgar – Hot Inside [Ultramajic]

The Block Playlist Saturday June 1st

4 Jun


Bank holiday special with big new releases from Thundercat ,Disclosure, Quadron and The Child Of Lov!

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Thundercat – Lotus & The Jondy [Brainfeeder]

Swindle – Do The Jazz [DEEP MEDi MUSIK]

The Child Of Lov – Fly (Romare Remix) [Double Six]

Various – Rush [Self Release]

Disclosure – Grab Her! [Universal Island]

Gold Panda – We Work Nights [NOTOWN/Ghostly]

Mala – Changes (Harmonimix) [DEEP MEDi MUSIK]

Dexter ft. Josa Peit – Pictures [Melting Pot Muisc]

Thundercat – Tron Song [Brainfeeder]

Gossamer – Didn’t Mean To [The Melt]

Seu Jorge & Almaz – Everybody Loves The Sunshine [Cafune]

Arima Ederra – Lovemological [Self Release]

Moonchild – Back To Me [Self Release]

Kissey – All Night [Tokyo Dawn]

Quadron – Neverland [Epic]


Omar ft. Caron Wheeler – Treat You [Freestyle]

Antonio Castro – W.E.L.F.A.R.E. [Jazzman]

Baths – Ironworks [Anticon]

Alfa Mist ft. Emmavie – Retrograde (James Blake Rework)

Kilo Kish – Give It 2 You

Freddie Joachim – Talking To You [Self Release]

Colm K – The Attic [Bastard Jazz]

Disclosure ft. Jessie Ware – Confess To Me [Universal Island]

Jacques Greene ft. How To Dress Well – On Your Side [LuckyMe]

Shola Ama – Boyfriend (Toddla T Sound Remix) [Milk]

Webster Wraight Ensemble – The Ruins Of Britain [Miso]

Quadron – Befriend [Epic]

Thundercat – Evangelion [Brainfeeder]

Lee Bannon – 547 [Self Release]

Al Dobson Jr – Kinki Area [One Handed]

The Child Of Lov – Warrior [Double Six]

Disclosure ft. Jamie Woon – January [Universal Island]

The Block Playlist Saturday May 18th

20 May


New music tonight from Andrew Bayer, Rustie, Kyodai, Colm K, Dirg Gerner, Chance the Rapper plus the new Tall Black Guy album!

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Thundercat – Oh Sheit It’s X [Brainfeeder]

Kyodai – Moving (Breaking Part 2) [Local Talk]

Andrew Bayer ft. Ane Brun – Lose Sight [Anjunabeats]

Mala – Changes (Harmonimix) [DEEP MEDi Musik]

Dirg Gerner – Vicious Cyce [Eglo]

Mount Kimbie ft. King Krule – You Took Your Time [Warp]

Tall Black Guy – From Home, To Work, And Back [First Word]

G & D – Majesty [SomeOthaShip]

Numbera ft. Frank Nitt – There I Go [Tokyo Dawn]

Byron The Aquarius ft. Iman Williams & Buscrates 16 Bit Ensemble – Ku$H [T.A.L.K N.O.I.S.E]

Ras G – Late Night Hype Outro [Leaving/Stones Throw]

Eric Lau ft. Tawiah – Where To Go Now [Kilawatt]

Chance The Rapper ft. Action Bronson – NaNa [Mixtape]

Raekwon – Son Of Sam [Ice H2o]

Mayer Hawthorne ft. Jessie Ware – Her Favourite Song

Wu Tang Clan – Execution In Autumn [Soul Temple]

Willie Wright – Right On For The Darkness [Jazzman]


Rustie – Triadzz [Numbers]

Marco Farone ft. Piegagia – Lesson [Etrunia Beat]

Nia Andrews – Colours (Hiatus Kaiyote Transmutation) [Self Release]

Colm K – Nothing [Bastard Jazz]

Ghostpoet – ThymeThymeThyme [PIAS]

Jonny Sass & Mez – Open Up The Door

The Heliocentrics – Eastern Begena [Now Again]

Valerie June – Shotgun [Sunday Best]

Bibio – Sycamore Silhouetting [Warp]

Laura Mvula – Jump Right Out [RCA/Victor]

Bosq – Up And Down (Nigeria 76 Mix) [Ubiquity]

C.K. Mann & His Carousel 7 – Asafo Beeswon Medley (Gruff & Greg Edit) [Mr. Bongo]

Dexter – With Ease [Self Release]

Tall Black Guy ft. Diggs Duke – There Is No More Soul [First Word]

Champion Sons Of Anarchy – Bowsers Castle [Hyperdub]