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.
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Peter pays tribute to musician, producer and A&R man at Capitol Records David Axelrod and Black Classical blesses us with a heavy Afro-Brazilian jazz mix. Listen back [...]
New music tonight from Syd, Jay Prince, Sam Irl, Clap! Clap!, Thundercat and Madison McFerrin. The record of the week comes from Matt Martians and mc Guide speaks with Peter [...]
New music tonight from Jonwayne, Elan Tamara, Collocutor, Bastien Keb and Matt Martians. Peter pays tribute to William Onyeabor and Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit and [...]
New music tonight from Or:La, Replete, Paul White, Bonobo, Wiley, Ganiyu, Black Classical and BodyMoves & Tom Central! Special guest is trumpeter Josef Leimberg! Listen [...]
New music tonight from Lunice, Theo Parrish, Run The Jewels, Eric Lau, Conor C, Horatio Luna and Mike Slott! Listen back here Theo Parrish, Duminie Deporres, Waajeed – [...]
Peter has new music from Clap! Clap!, Oscar Jerome, Bardo Land, Ab-Soul, J. Cole and Steve Spacek plus a tribute to violinist Michael White. Listen again here (available for [...]
New music tonight from Elllll, Scherbe, Hudson Mohawke, Self Provoked, Letherette and A Tribe Called Quest plus Peter pays tribute to Sharon Jones… Listen again here [...]
New bits from Romare, Shigeto, Tall Black Guy, Common, O’Flynn, Carleen Anderson & Myele Manzanza plus ‘We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your [...]
Peter has new music from Phil Stroud, Jamire Williams, DJ Taye, Common, Uffe, Katie Kim and Delorean Suite! Listen again here (available for one week) Maajo – Kaba Phil [...]
New music from NxWorries, Jonwayne, Low Leaf, Pusha T and Kadhja Bonet. The album of the week comes from FaltyDL plus Bantum joins Peter to chat about his new album [...]