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Valerie June in session

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 May 2013

'Gilles is joined by US singer/songwriter Valerie June in session. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, Valerie's sound encompasses folk, soul, gospel, and blues, and she performs tracks from her current album, 'Pushin Against A Stone' on the show, as well as an additional track, Twined And Twisted.

Gilles switches up the time signatures with another visit to the 'Secret Waltz Club' and the 'Do Over' features two tracks built from the Slum Village classic, 'Fall in Love'. Plus, there's new music from Thundercat, Mount Kimbie and Fatima alongside classics from Erykah Badu, Dizzy Gillespie, Joni Mitchell and Jaco Pastorius.

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for Percy Mayfield

    Percy Mayfield Hit The Road Jack

    Percy

  • Image for Valerie June

    Valerie June Working Woman Blues

    Sunday Best

  • Image for Gossamer

    Gossamer Didn't Mean To

    The Melt

  • Image for Erykah Badu

    Erykah Badu Turn Me Away (Get Munny)

    Motown

  • Image for Emmavie

    Emmavie Seamless

  • Image for Fatima

    Fatima Technology

    Eglo

  • Image for Moonchild

    Moonchild Ocean Deep

    Self Release – Bandcamp

  • Image for Nia Andrews

    Nia Andrews Colours (Hiatus Kaiyote Transmutation)

    Self Release - Bandcamp

  • Image for Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie Jambo Caribe

    Limelight

  • Image for Ady Suleiman

    Ady Suleiman Longing For Your Love

  • Image for Grandbrothers

    Grandbrothers Ezra Was Right

    Self Release – Bandcamp

  • Image for Herbert

    Herbert Leave Me Now

    !K7

  • Image for Peven Everett

    Peven Everett Baby Won't You Try Me

    Self Release – Bandcamp

  • Image for Herbie Hancock

    Herbie Hancock Just Around The Corner

    CBS

  • Image for Thundercat

    Thundercat Tron Song

    Brainfeeder

  • Image for Jaco Pastorius

    Jaco Pastorius Portrait Of Tracy

    Epic

  • Image for Joni Mitchell

    Joni Mitchell Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

    Asylum Records

  • Image for Thundercat

    Thundercat A Message

    Brainfeeder

  • Image for Febueder

    Febueder Alligator

    Castle Records

  • Image for Mount Kimbie

    Mount Kimbie You Took Your Time (feat. King Krule)

    Warp

  • Image for Werkha

    Werkha Cube & Puzzle

    Cool Kid Music)

  • Secret Waltz Club

    • Image for The Avalanches

      The Avalanches Two Hearts In 3/4 Time

      Modular

    • Image for Mike Bloomfield & Al Kooper

      Mike Bloomfield & Al Kooper Her Holy Modal Highness

      Columbia

    • Image for Valerie June

      Valerie June The Hour

      Sunday Best

  • Image for Dr. John

    Dr. John Getaway

    Nonsuch

  • Image for Valerie June

    Valerie June Wanna Be On Your Mind

    Sunday Best

  • Image for Me'Shell NdegéOcello

    Me'Shell NdegéOcello Be My Husband (feat. Valerie June)

    Naive

  • Valerie June In Session

  • Image for Jaimeo Brown

    Jaimeo Brown Power Of God

    Motema Music

  • Valerie June In Session

  • Image for Booker T. & The MG’s

    Booker T. & The MG’s Melting Pot

    Stax

  • Image for Frank Minion

    Frank Minion Watermelon

    Popcorn

  • Image for Mala

    Mala Changes (James Blake Harmonimix)

    Deep Medi

  • Image for Nick Mulvey

    Nick Mulvey April

    Universal

  • The Do Over

    • Image for Carlos Niño & Miguel Atwood Ferguson

      Carlos Niño & Miguel Atwood Ferguson Fall In Love

      Stones Throw

    • Image for Chance the Rapper

      Chance the Rapper Somebody's Everything (feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & Saba)

  • Image for Ashley Beedle & DJ Harvey

    Ashley Beedle & DJ Harvey Voices Inside My Head

    BBV

  • Image for Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie Unicorn

    Pablo

  • Image for Bonobo

    Bonobo Know You

    Ninja Tune

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