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//
New Irish music tonight from Arvo Party, Bedlam Suitcase, Who’s The Technician?, Noremac, Moon Paw Print and R. Kitt. There’s an exclusive first play of the new [...]
New Irish music tonight from Gaptoof & Kojaque, Garies, Cooks But We’re Chefs, C.O.B. & Nealo, John Francis Flynn and Yenkee. Plus new tracks from Vula Viel, [...]
New Irish music tonight from Richard Hughes, Claire O’Brien & Yankari. Plus new tracks from Shabaka & The Ancestors, Tara Clerkin Trio, Village of the Sun, [...]
New Irish music tonight from Gaptoof & Kean Kavanagh, Aoife Nessa Frances, Moon Paw Print, Henry Earnest and Senior Infants. The record of the week comes from Jeff Parker [...]
New music tonight from Ultraísta, Thundercat, Antoine Berjeaut & Makaya McCraven, Mick Jenkins, Auxiliary Phoenix, All Times Now Nothing, Knxwledge, Jeff Parker and King [...]
New music tonight from Marcus Woods, Aoife Nessa Frances, Cbakl, Pdf Pockethole, Tara Clerkin Trio, Yazmin Lacey, Wildflower and Moses Boyd… Plus Limerick emcee Hazey [...]
Peter is back for his first show of 2020! New Irish music tonight from Clerk 5, Matt Finnegan, Hazey Hazy & Rosheen, Aminah & Khan, Solkatt, po-lar-ity, Colmorto, [...]
Peter presents his second best of 2019 mixtape this time focusing on his favourite global tracks from the past 12 months…. || Listen || RTÉ Player || Mixcloud || [...]
Peter presents his Irish best of 2019 mixtape, focusing on his favourite releases from the past 12 months with 96 tracks in total! || Listen || RTÉ Player || Mixcloud || [...]
New music tonight from Mureil Grossmann, Chief Keegan, The Comet is Coming, MuRli X Naive Ted, SALOMEA, Tapes Jamaican, Sunken Foal and Elaine Howley. Plus producer GAPTOOF. [...]