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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’ Playlist Saturday October 12

14 Oct


This week Peter has new music from Pusha T, Lauryn Hill, Fatima, Lumigraph and THEESatisfaction plus Thundercat in conversation! Listen again here!

Hour 1

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Thundercat Interview


Pusha ft. Ab-Liva – Suicide [G.O.O.D. Music]

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Harold’s [Madlib Invasion]

DJ JDSport – She Whispered In My Ear [White]

Black Milk ft. Robert Glasper & Dwele – Sonny Jr. (Dreams) [Fat Beats]

Ms. Lauryn Hill – Consumerism [Observe Creation Music/Sony ATV]

Lumigraph – Yacht Cruiser [Mister Saturday Night]

Four Tet – Gong [Text]

Machinedrum – Infinite US [Ninja Tune]

Fatima – Black Dough [Eglo]

Fulgeance – Neverending [Musique Large]

Debruit & Alsarah – Alkoan Baladi [Soundway]

Comfort Fit – Go Hotrod Go [First Word]

THEESatisfaction – Martin [Self Release]

Lea Lea – Black Or White [Wah Wah 45]

Kelela – A Lie [Fade To Mind]

Sam Sanders – Loser [Strata/Fat Beats]


***Thundercat In Conversation***

Thundercat – Is It Love (Snippet) [Brainfeeder]

Thundercat – Tron Song [Brainfeeder]

Thundercat – Walkin’ [Brainfeeder]

Thundercat – Lotus & The Jondy [Brainfeeder]

Jameel Bruner – Haloween Special

Flying Lotus ft. Thundercat & Austin Peralta – DMT [Brainfeeder]

Jaco Pastorius – Portrait Of Tracy [Epic]

Slum Village – Get Dis Money [GoodVibe]

Thundercat – For Love I Come

***Interview Ends***

SCNTST – For Forest Play Only [All City]

Brrd – Freezetag [Blueberry]

Pershay – Kickin It With The Piano Trio [Tru Thoughts]

Syl Johnson – Is It Because I’m Black [Numero]

Michael White – Spirit Dance [Impulse!]

Emanative & Earl Zinger & Rocketnumbernine = Over [On The Corner]

The Block March 24th

27 Mar

Peter has almost all new music on tonight’s show. In the mix albums from THEESatisfaction and Esperanza Spalding and new tracks from Kelpe, Homeboy Sandman and Nas!

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Nas – The Don

tAz Arnold – $C $hit [ti$a]

Cloud – I Didn’t

Roc Marciano – Emeralds [Decon]

Homeboy Sandman – They Can’t Hang (Word To The Mother) [Stones Throw]

Danny Brown – Baseline [Fools Gold]

Hodgy Beats – In A Dream [Odd Future]

Kelpe – I Felt Fuzzy [Svetlana Industries]

TOKiMONSTA ft Rucyl – Fame Boozers Lullaby

Mo Kolours – Keep It Up [One Handed]

Oddisee – Slow It Down [Mello Music]

Quantic & Alice Russell – I’ll Keep My Light In My Window [Tru Thoughts]

Chris Turner – Ain’t Misbehavin (For You)

Robert Glasper Experiment ft. Hindi Zahra – Fever [Blue Note]

THEESatisfaction – Earthseed [Sub Pop]

The Middleswood Sessions – Red Waters [Middleswood]


Dam-Funk – Serious

Sert One – They Call

Eomac – Clap Your Hands Pt1 [Maignet]

THEESatisfaction – Juiced [Sub Pop]

Slum Village ft. De La Soul – Turning Me Off

Madlib – ? x Madlib [Stones Throw]

M.E.D. – Flying High [Stones Throw]

Esperanza Spalding – Cinnamon Tree [Heads Up International]

Elephant & Castle ft. tUnE YaRds – En Memoria [Plug Research]

Michael Kiwanuka – Rest [Polydor]

Walton – Kush [Hyperdub]

Mount Kimbie – Blind Night Errand [Hot Flush]

Cupp-Cave – Airlining [Ramp]

Scuba – Gekko [Hot Flush]

Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart [XL]

The Block Saturday March 3rd

6 Mar

New THEESatisfaction, Scuba, Mister Bibal, Benga, Robert Glasper and some Brazilian classics!

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Homeboy Sandman – Sweet Emotion [Stones Throw]

THEESatisfaction ft Shabazz Palaces – Enchantruss [Sub Pop]

Scuba – Dsy Chn [Hot Flush]

Addison Groove – Savage Henry [50 Weapons]

Mister Bibal ft. Black Spade – Demonstration [True Flav]

Darkhorse Fam ft. Om’ Mas Keith – Take On The World [Earnest Endeavours]

Hodgy Beats – Ave [Odd Future]

Benga – I Will Never Change

fLako & Brokenchord – Come Back As Flower

Lapalux ft. Py – Moments [Brainfeeder]

Chris Keys ft. Oh No – Not2late

Turner Brothers – Sweetest Thing in The World [Ubiquity]

Ye Mighty – Fuse [First World Records]

Mweslee – Pacifico [Kindred Spirits]

Shlomo – Rained The Whole Time [Friends Of Friends]

Robert Glasper Experiment – A Love Supreme [Blue Note]


Lone – Crystal Caverns 1991 [R&S]

Hint ft. Profisee – Watch The Media [Tru Thoughts]

Arp 101 – Mystery Man [Eglo]

Bullion – Say Arr EE [R&S]

GB Presents : The Abstract Eye – Analogous [Eglo]

Darando – Listen To My Song [BGP/Omnivore]

Lee Fields & The Expressions – It’s All Over (Bar The Crying) [Truth & Soul]

Edu Lobo – Cancao Da Terra [Soul Jazz]

Tamba Trio – Mas, Que Nada! [Soul Jazz]

Gregory Porter – Bling Bling [Motema]

Michael Garrick Sextet – Temple Dancer [Jazzman]

To Ane E Lo Meno Sexteto – Nena [Soul Jazz]

Sabu Martinez – Oh! Min Dara!! [Mellotronen]

Georgia Anne Muldrow – Husfriend [Someothaship]

Krystal Klear – From The Start [All City]

The Block Saturday February 11th

13 Feb

Peter has new music from Krystal Klear, Mike Slott and THEESatisfaction, tracks from Dilla, MynameisjOhn in conversation and a special love mix for Valentine’s day!

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Jay Dee – Think Twice [BBE]

Jaylib – Nowadayz [Stones Throw]

Versis X Dibia$e – Fly Me T’The Moon [10 Thirty]

Exile ft. Fashwan – Oh Word

Ras G & The Alkebulan Space Program – Mush Mouth (I Can’t Feel My Face) [Poo Bah]

Scuba – Flash Addict [Hot Flush]

Krystal Klear – From The Start [All City]

Doris – Don’t [Mr. Bongo]

Jef Gilson – Un Pas, Deux Pas, Cent Pas [Jazzman]

Mike Malone & Barnes & Spontaneous Simplicity – Road Man [Luv N’ Haight]

Mike Slott ft. Diane Badie – Nightingale [Project Mooncircle]

J Dilla/Brother Jack McDuff – Oblighetto [Blue Note]

THEESatisfaction – QueenS [Sub Pop]

Gonjasufi – Timeout [Warp]

Portico Quartet ft. Cornelia – Steepless [Real World]

Catina Y Su Combo – Santa Marta Cumbia [Soundway]

JariBu Afrobeat Arkestra – Afro Soul Knows [Tramp]


J Dilla ft. Pharoah Monche – Love [BBE]

***MynameisjOhn in Conversation***

MynameisjOhn – Go hEireanan [Stress Depth & Chest Pains]

MynameisjOhn – Portal [Stress Depth & Chest Pains]

MynameisjOhn – Cumulative Recorder [Stress Depth & Chest Pains]

MynameisjOhn – Poppadoms Do Delivery  [Stress Depth & Chest Pains]

****Valentine’s Love Mix***

Faze O – Riding High [She]

Donald Byrd – Love’s So Far Away [Blue Note]

Weldon Irvine – We Getting Down [BMG]

Barbara Acklin – Make The Man Love You [Brunswick]

The Sa-Ra Creative Partners ft. Noni Limar [Ubiquity]

Erykah Badu – Love [Universal Motown]

Slum Village – Fall In Love [Barak]

Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra – Love In Outer Space [Saturn Research]

Thundercat – For Love I Come [Brainfeeder]

Al Green – Simply Beautiful [Hi]

Black Ivory – You And I [Today]

Isaac Hayes – Walk On By [Stax]


The Block Saturday December 10th

12 Dec

Peter has new music tonight from James Blake, M.E.D., Floating Points and a fantastic reissue from Gold. Best of 2011 Part 1 show next week!

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M.E.D. – Mystical Magical [Stones Throw]

Onra – In My Mind [All City]

James Blake – Curbside [R&S]

Radiohead – Morning Mr Magpie (Nathan Fake Remix) [Ticker Tape]

9th Wonderft Hollywood & Thee Thom – Your Smile [Jamba]

Georgia Anne Muldrow ft. Bilal – More And More [Animated Cattunes]

Ta-Ku – Low Battery [HW&R]

Amy Winehouse – The Girl From Ipanema [Island]

Som Imaginario – A3 [Soul Jazz]

Tamba 4 – Slick [Soul Jazz]

Latecomer – Cosmic Cart [Faces/MCDE]

Dimlite – Fridge Note [Now Again]

fLako – Lonely Town [Project Mooncircle]

Jay Dee – Welcome To Detroit (Instrumental) [BBE]

Common – I Used To Love Her (Tall Black Guy Remix)

Amy Winehouse – Halftime


The Roots – The Other Side [Def Jam]

THEESatisfaction – Mourning SAMO [Sub Pop]

yU – Make A Living [Mello Music]

Floating Points – Realise [Eglo]

Machinedrum – U Don’t Survive [Planet Mu]

Nicolas Jaar – Hey Boy (Blue Wave Edit) [Clown & Sunset]

Michael Kiwanuka – Any Day Will Do Fine [Communion]

Yusef Lateef – Bellow Yellow Bell [Atlantic]

Les McCann & Eddie Harris – Kathleen’s Theme [Atlantic]

Gold – People Will Be People [Jazzman]

East Of Underground – I Love You [Now Again]

Mike James Kirkland – The Straw That Broke The Camels Back [Luv N’ Haight]

Soil & ‘P’imp’ Sessions – Movin’ [JVC]

Bixiga 70 – Desengano Da Vista

The Block Saturday December 3rd

5 Dec

Peter has the brand new Roots album ‘Undun’ plus new music from Flying Lotus, Teebs, Blackstar, Eric Lau and he also pays tribute to drummer Jovan Coleman.

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The Roots – The Other Side [Def Jam]

DOOM ft Thom York & Jonny Greenwood – Retarded Fren [Lex]

Flying Lotus – Mister Murky Socks

Marq Spekt ft. Mobonix – Heroin Jonezz

Tall Black Guy – Love To The World

J Rocc – Matt’s Band [Stones Throw]

The Root s – Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou) [Def Jam]

The Roots – Possibility (2nd Movement) [Def Jam]

The Roots – Will To Power (3rd Movement) [Def Jam]

The Roots – Finality [Def Jam]

Marcus Belgrave – Space Odyssey [Soul Jazz]

J1 (The Deer) ft Coultrain-Parables

Dam Funk & Master Blazter – Killdat (live) [Stones Throw]

Dimlite – Healing A Random Tyrant [Now Again]

SBTRKT – Pause For Thought [Brainmath]

Teebs – Jahara [Brainfeeder]

Gonjasufi – The Lows [Fader]

Prefuse 73 ft. Shara Worden  – Hand To Hold [Warp]


Madlib & Freddie Gibbs – Thuggin’ [Stones Throw]

B – Doowhop [Fat beats]

Blackstar – Fix Up

Amy Winehouse & Nas – Like Smoke  [Island]

Eric Lau ft. Guilty Simpson – The Mission [Kilawatt]

J*Davey ft. Thundercat – Queen Of Wonderland [ILLAV8R]

Modeselektor ft. Miss Platnum – Berlin [Monkeytown]

Bixiga 70 – Desengano Da Vista [Traquitana]

Roots Manuva – Here We Go Again (Falty DL Remix) [Big Dada]

THEESatisfaction – Mourning SAMO [Sub Pop]

Dirg Gerner ft. Rahel – Loose Lights [Ho Tep]

El Rego – EMa Non Tin Me [Daptone]

Kate Bush – Misty [Fish People]