Blog Posts - Gilles Peterson



Review of MPS Compilation for All About Jazz

My latest review for All About Jazz should be of special interest to ECM fans. The compilation Magic Peterson Sunshine chronicles the history of the German MPS label, a vitally important predecessor to ECM Records on which many familiar artists (i...

Review of MPS Compilation for All About Jazz

My latest review for All About Jazz should be of special interest to ECM fans. The compilation Magic Peterson Sunshine chronicles the history of the German MPS label, a vitally important predecessor to ECM Records on which many familiar artists (i...

Muyei Power - 'Wali Bena' / Owiny Sigoma Band - 'Lua Land'

'WORLD MUSIC' CORNERA drum storm to make you dance like Roger MillaSharp!Muyei Power - 'Wali Bena' (1970 ish)I wish I had learnt to play the drums at school instead of chasing the dream trying to play either 'Careless Whisper' or 'The Heat Is On...
by Tune Doctor on Aug 1, 2015

Star Names Confirmed For Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Star Names Confirmed For Cheltenham Jazz FestivalCheltenham Jazz Festival returns at the end of April with a bold programme featuring a range of exclusive one-off performances, unique collaborations, special commissions and debut UK appearances from...
by MusicMafiaUK on Feb 10, 2015

15th November – Gilles Peterson + Homeboy Sandman + Flako + Dorian Concept Trio + Diggs Duke + Wyles & Simpson at KOKO, CAMDEN

This weekend Saturday the 15th of November, London Promoters Soundcrash bring a musical whirlwind of beats and live talent to KOKO, Camden with one of music’s great tastemakers at the helm. Gilles Peterson will be ...
by Grievous Bodily Charm on Nov 11, 2014

The Raah Project - 'Trick of the Light' / Yaw - 'Where Would You Go'

A double dose of Musical Medicine....as soul soothing as taking a bath in caramelised onion topped with coriander houmous!I've been listening to Gilles Peterson's best of Brownswood Bubblers compilation over the last couple of weeks where I came acro...
by Tune Doctor on Oct 24, 2014

Sonzeira - Brazil Bam Bam Bam

World Music Corner Sonzeira - 'Brasil Pandeiro' (2014)"Got, got, need, got...ooh I need that shiny! Swap you Letchkov and Ivanov for it". Yup, despite Scotland not being in it (again), I'm really excited about the World Cup. So much so that I've used...
by Tune Doctor on Jun 12, 2014

Gilles Peterson Brazilian Special

Gilles Peterson Brazilian Special - 10th June 2014 by Nts Radio on Mixcloud So happy to find all the finest Brazilian Music mixes for you.  This "Jewel" was in my "In-Box."  I'm listening now.  Let me know how you like it and meet me...

SunSplash Festival reveals stunning new 2014 location and first wave of artists

SunSplash Festival reveals stunning new 2014 location and first wave of artistsSunSplash Festival returns this June for a sun soaked 6th edition at its beautiful new beachside location of Aspat Beach, in Bodrum Turkey.SunSplash founder Serkan Cetin s...
by MusicMafiaUK on Feb 16, 2014

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-10-12 – Gilles Peterson

This week Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection, joining the musical dots between soul, hip hop, house, afro, electronica, jazz and beyond, in his own inimitable style. Shigeto – First Saturn Return [Gho...
by Clubmusic Source on Oct 15, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-10-05 – Gilles Peterson (The Return of Bloodlines)

This week Gilles has a three-way Bloodlines feature connecting Detroit producer DJ Andres with his Cuban percussionist father, and grandfather! There’s a Do Over of a Barry White classic re-interpreted by Exile, as well as brand new music fro...
by Clubmusic Source on Oct 9, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-09-21 – Gilles Peterson (Italian cinema soundtracks special)

This week Gilles puts together a mix of some of his favourite Italian cinema soundtracks as part of the BBC’s Sound of Cinema season, featuring music from greats such as Ennio Morricone, Riz Ortolani and Piero Umiliani. These composers were f...
by Clubmusic Source on Sep 24, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-09-07 – Gilles Peterson Guest Kirk Degiorgio

This week Gilles is joined by British techno legend Kirk Degiorgio, who drops by to chat about his forthcoming album, SambaTek – a collision of traditional Brazilian batucada percussion and techno. Also in the show there’s a double Do Over,...
by Clubmusic Source on Sep 17, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-09-07 – Gilles Peterson Guest Derrick Hodge

This week Gilles is joined by US jazz bassist Derrick Hodge. Originally from Philadelphia, Hodge is a singer/songwriter/producer who has worked with hip hop royalty, including luminaries such as Common, Q Tip, Kanye West and Timbaland to name a...
by Clubmusic Source on Sep 9, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-08-31 – Gilles Peterson Guest Mount Kimbie

Gilles returns to BBC Radio 6Music after a month off, and is joined by two of his current favourites, in session! Warp’s Mount Kimbie perform ‘Home Recording’, and are joined by King Krule on the collaboration ‘You Took Your Time’, ta...
by Clubmusic Source on Sep 3, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-08-24 – Gilles Peterson, Don Letts

Don Letts sits in for Gilles Peterson. His selections include some Carnival favourites along with the likes of Quincey Jones, Trombone Shorty and The JBs. King Midas Sound Ft, Pupajim – Frequencies Fudge Fingas – Gettin Togetha King Tubby /...
by Clubmusic Source on Aug 27, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-08-17 – Gilles Peterson, Mary Anne with Mosca

Mary Anne handpicks three hours of jazzy, electronic and soulful sounds to soothe, satisfy and gratify. The show will also feature a guest mix from a very special musical guest. Eric B. & Rakim – I Know You Got Soul [Brothomstates refix]...
by Clubmusic Source on Aug 20, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-08-10 – Gilles Peterson, Mary Anne with Massive Attack and Tri-Angle Records

Mary Anne Hobbs sits in for Gilles Peterson, filling this three hour weekend window with her handpicked electronica, jazz, ambient and hip hop selections. 3D from Massive Attack makes a brief cameo introducing the song that changed his life. Al...
by Clubmusic Source on Aug 12, 2013

Worldwide (BBC 6 Music) – 2013-07-27 – Gilles Peterson Guest Matthew Herbert

This week Gilles is joined by Matthew Herbert in the studio. The two discuss Matthew’s current projects which include a play at The National Theatre, a forthcoming opera and his work with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, whilst also playing some...
by Clubmusic Source on Jul 30, 2013

Carl Cox at Space Ibiza - all line-ups in all rooms

Carl Cox at Space Ibiza - all line-ups in all rooms Carl Cox Opening Party09 Jul from 21:00Discoteca Carl CoxDubfireNic FanciulliTerrazaDJ SneakTania VulcanoCopy Paste SoulSunset Terrace - Future DiscoMaxxi SoundsystemSean BrosnanDJ Callum (from m...
by MusicMafiaUK on Jun 19, 2013


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