WorldWide with Gilles Peterson
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Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.7 // Taylor McFerrin
Famed for his heavily improvised live sets and with a handful of killer releases under his belt (including production credits for the likes of Jose James and Ty) Taylor McFerrin is set for a big 2013. His debut album will drop on Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder imprint so Gilles invited him down to the basement for [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.6 // DJ.NATURE
It’s been a while since we recorded one of our podcasts and that’s primarily down to our move back to Brownswood and the renovation of the basement studio. We’re back in business now though and kicking off with DJ.NATURE aka Nature Boy aka Milo – Wild Bunch OG, Major Force West affiliate and connoisseur of [...]
Steve Reid Foundation Lift Off!
Gilles set up the Steve Reid Foundation last year in memory of his close friend who sadly passed away after suffering from throat Cancer in April 2010 without the money for treatment that could have saved his life. Last years efforts to raise money were spearheaded by Gilles marathon run, which he completed in 4 [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.5 // Zara McFarlane x...
One of our favourite vocalists and certified Brownswood familia, Zara McFarlane joins Gilles P in the studio for a chat about the legendary Nina Simone and her inspiring musical legacy. You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts via iTunes
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.4 // Pray/Play for...
A year on from the devastating tsunami that hit Japan, our good friend Toshio Matsuura shares this mix, following on from Gilles’ ‘Ganbare Nippon’ mix a year ago. Much love to all crew in Japan! You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.3 // Havana Cultura:...
Gilles takes a look back at his journey of discovery with the Havana Cultura project which has so far thrown up multiple trips to record in Cuba alongside the likes of Roberto Fonseca, Mayra Caridad Valdes, Los Aldeanos, Danay Suarez, Edgaro, Francis del Rio and a string of other amazing Cuban musicians, vocalists and rappers. [...]
Gilles Peterson All Night Long Mixtape // Christmas...
GP in the mix ahead of his “All Night Long” party on Friday… You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts via iTunes DJs // Gilles Peterson Afrobuddha (Kay Suzuki & Koichi Sakai b2b DJ set) Visuals by Inumikaku (Doggytastes) New Empowering Church [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.2 // Idris Ackamoor...
Earlier this year Gilles met up with Idris Ackamoor – multi-instrumentalist and co-founder of afrocentric spiritual jazz collective The Pyramids – to chat about his early influences; his time studying at the artistic hotbed that was Antioch College (Ohio); his spiritual journey in Ghana, Uganda and Ethiopia; and the amazing albums that The Pyramids recorded [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.5 No.1 // Ross Allen x...
A few weeks back, Gilles was a guest on Ross Allen’s Ministry of Sound radio show, coinciding with the release of Gilles’ brand new Masterpiece compilation. Typically, as the two are firm friends and kindred spirits, what was supposed to be a short interview snowballed into a 2 hour marathon and threw up some amazing [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.12 // Raoul K
Born in West Africa, currently residing in Germany, DJ, producer and record label owner Raoul K, drops by to record a mix for Gilles and have a quick chat (in French!!). You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC // ctrl+click on a Mac]… or subscribe to Gilles’ podcasts via iTunes
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.11 // David Rodigan
Given that Notting Hill Carnival is fast approaching and also the overwhelming response to Gilles’ extended interview (it was supposed to be 20 mins!) with the legendary DJ/broadcaster David Rodigan when it was first broadcast a couple of months ago, we decided to make it available as a podcast. Selection without objection! You can download [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.10 // Obenewa
Obenewa has been a recent discovery for us. Blown away by the tracks on her debut EP, we invited the West London based singer songwriter to make the trek out East (well… Old Street) to perform at our Record Store Day shindig in April. She came… and she killed it. Here are some words and [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.9 // Richard Spaven
Gilles is joined by highly respected and highly praised drummer, Richard Spaven. Having drummed for the likes of the late Guru, the Robert Mitchell 3io, 4Hero, Jose James, Cinematic Orchestra and Mark De Clive Lowe to name a few, Richie has in recent times broken ground as an artist in his own right and his [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.8 // Erykah Badu
Gilles is joined by the legendary Erykah Badu, who throws together an impressive mix which she breaks down track by track as well as chatting with Gilles about all things from what she’s up to at the moment, working with Roy Ayers and why Questlove is afraid of her! You can download the podcast HERE [...]
Gilles Peterson Worldwide Vol.4 No.7 // Homeboy Sandman
Gilles P meets up with Homeboy Sandman in the wake of his triumphant performance at the Worldwide Awards. The freaky flowing NY MC’s ‘Parallel Perpendicular’ jam stubbornly refused to budge from GP’s radio playlists last year… but there’s plenty more heat where that came from! You can download the podcast HERE [right-click-and-save on a PC [...]
Loleatta Holloway Tribute
RIP Loleatta Holloway (1946 – 2011) A short tribute to the late great Loleatta Holloway who sadly passed away this week aged 64. The tribute features three of her greatest tracks as well as warm words from Louie Vega and Norman Jay MBE, paying their respects to the disco legend. You can download the podcast [...]
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