Showcasing the finest new soulful, underground sounds from Ireland and around the world plus interviews and Studio 8 sessions.
Peter Curtin is a DJ, record collector and radio documentary maker. He has been involved in radio for over ten years, presenting a specialist music show on SPIN SW prior to his move to RTÉ.
His radio documentary work focuses mainly on outliers from the Irish music scene of the 60s and 70s. He has made programmes for RTÉ Lyric FM about Limerick beat group Granny’s Intentions, multi-instrumentalist Jolyon Jackson and jazz pianist Noel Kelahan.
He has just curated a new compilation of Irish jazz, fusion and folk music from the 1970s as part of the Allchival series on All City Records.
//Groovers Corner – Mondays at 9pm on RTÉ 2XM//
Peter is back for his first show of 2021. New Irish music from Fehdah, Danny G & The Major 7ths, Denise Chaila & Jafaris, Rob de Boer, DeCarteret, The Gauze, Blamhaus [...]
Peter looks back on some of his favourite interviews from 2020 including EFÉ, Kean Kavanagh and Shiv. || Listen || RTÉ Player || Fehdah ft. Denise Chaila // Joules [D12 [...]
Peter presents his third and final best of 2020 mixtape focusing on 40 of his favourite international releases. || Listen || RTÉ Player || Mixcloud || Organic Pulse Ensemble [...]
Peter presents his second best of 2020 mixtape focusing on more of his favourite Irish releases of the year. Listen || RTÉ Player || Mixcloud || Jar Jar Jr. // Easel or Spit [...]
Peter presents his first best of 2020 mixtape focusing on his favourite Irish releases of the year. || Listen || RTÉ Player || Mixcloud || Denise Chaila // Anseo [narolane [...]
New music this week from Reetabix, Violentlyill, Syn, Abbacaxi, Sélu, Baby Bleu, Automatic Tasty and Frogs of Earth. There’s words and music with Art of Algebra plus [...]
Peter has new Irish music this week from sans but, Ra Gerra, Anna Murray, Belacqua and Sim Simma. There are exclusive first plays of the new Archy Moor, Moken Troll, Lerloon$ [...]
New music this week from Shiv, Aswell, Sal Dulu, Jeorge II, sivv & Luthorist and JYellowL. Plus words and music with Sarathy Korwar and An Cárthach. || Listen || RTÉ [...]
Peter has new music this week from Rob Mazuerk, Little Blackbird, Ghost Funk Orchestra, A. Billi Free, Rod de Boer, Nubya Garcia, Melina Malone and more. || Listen || RTÉ [...]
Peter is back with two hours of the best in soulful, underground sounds featuring new music from ELLLL, Gaptoof, Matchbox Youth, Aby Coulibaly, Zeenie Summers, Monjola, Shy [...]