Gilles Peterson
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1964-09-28
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Gilles Peterson

Gilles Peterson Biography (Wikipedia)

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.

Peterson has been associated with the careers of well-known artists of the 1990s such as Erykah Badu Roni Size and Jamiroquai.

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.

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Ballad Of Sparrow Young
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Upcoming Events

29
Jul
Gilles Peterson, Young Fathers, Lone, Hot 8 Brass Band, Errors, DJ Format, Pearson Sound, GoGo Penguin, Anchorsong, Toby Tobias, Auntie Flo, Abdominal, Rachael Dadd, Kowton, Haiku Salut, Lefto, My Baby, Stuff, Shilpa Ray, Pumarosa, Pete Josef, Flamingods, Roseau, San Proper, Gaz Brookfield, Plastic Mermaids, Baba Stiltz, Jon K, Holy Two, Idles, Ardyn, Fleetmac Wood, Peluché, Fenne Lily, Goan Dogs, Tamu Massif, Antimatador, Stevie Parker, The Flamenco Thief, Tony Volker, Kayla Painter, Glowing Palms, Wasuremono, Rhain, Yama Warashi, ThisisDA, Afriquoi (DJ Set), Matuki, Desert Sound Colony (DJ set), Passion Bel Cannon, Autumnmusic, Isolde (UK) and Unwanted Family
Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, UK
9
Sep
Gilles Peterson, Oneman and Benji B
XOYO, London, UK
16
Sep
Gilles Peterson, Mercury Rev, John Cooper Clarke, Stealing Sheep, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Cerys Matthews, Hooton Tennis Club, July Skies, Booka Brass Band, Laura Cannell, Gordie Mackeeman and His Rhythm Boys, The Magnetic North Uk, Mike Garry, Mari Samuelsen, The 12 Ensemble and Flint Male Voice Choir
Hawarden Estate, Liverpool, UK
28
Oct
Gilles Peterson, Bonobo, Jon Hopkins, Maribou State, Lone, Romare, Fakear, Throwing Shade, Jon K, Now Wave DJs and Soulection
The Warehouse Project - Store Street, Manchester, UK

Past BBC Events

2016 6 Music Festival
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eq6c8g
Bristol
2016-02-12T18:59:13
12
Feb
2016

2016 6 Music Festival

17:00
Bristol
2015 6 Music Festival
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8qbj5
Tyneside
2015-02-20T18:59:13
20
Feb
2015

2015 6 Music Festival

17:00
Tyneside

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