Gilles Peterson BBC 6 Music
Gilles Peterson (born 28 September 1964, Caen, France) is a British-based DJ, record collector and record label owner residing in London. Via his labels Acid Jazz, Talkin’ Loud and, since 2006, Brownswood Recordings. Brownswood Recordings have produced artists such as Mala, Ghostpoet, Owiny Sigoma Band, working with artists such as Lefto, Simbad, Four Tet and many more.
After starting out on pirate radio, and having shows on various legal London-based radio stations, most notably Kiss FM dance music station, he was recruited to the BBC‘s youth-oriented Radio 1 in 1998. Since 2012, he hosts a three-hour BBC 6 Music Saturday show, 3-6pm. Peterson’s “Musical Vitamins” range from Jazz, Hiphop, Afro, Electronica, house & Soul featuring visits and guest mixes from such luminaries as Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke, Brainfeeder boss Flying Lotus and soul legend Bobby Womack.
He also broadcasts an internationally syndicated worldwide show across seven European countries, including: Radio Nova (France), FM4 (Austria), Radio X (Germany) and Funkhaus Europa (Germany), plus InterFM in Japan, Tysa FM (Ukraine) and FBi Click in Australia. In parallel to this, he hosts frequent DJing gigs around the world.
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Gilles has a special Brazilian mix, plus Brainfeeder’s JamesZoo in session from Maida Vale
Karl spins a mix of new tracks and music from his collection that’s influencing him.
Coldcut are proud to sit in for Gilles Peterson and amble through their record collections