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Dave Pearce Meets Goldie

Dave Pearce meets DJ, label boss and artist Goldie, who talks about the music that inspired his career, his releases and his graffiti projects.

Dave Pearce meets DJ, label boss and artist, Goldie, who talks about his life in dance music.

Goldie was introduced to drum & bass and jungle by DJ Kemistry and production duo 4hero back in 1991 and went on to work for their Reinforced record label. Fast forward four years and his seminal 1995 debut album, Timeless (signed to Pete Tong's FFRR label) went straight to number 7 in the album charts. It became a groundbreaking release in the dance genre and spawned the iconic track Inner City Life.

In this special 6 Mix programme, Goldie talks to Dave Pearce about the music that has inspired his career and his own releases. He also talks about his graffiti projects in late 1980s New York, and his experience founding one of the biggest jungle and drum & bass labels, Metalheadz.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 17 Dec 2011 22:00

Music Played

  • Goldie

    Inner City Life (1994)

  • David Bowie

    The Jean Genie

  • Goldie

    Truth (1997)

  • The Police

    Message In A Bottle (1979)

  • Judie Tzuke

    Stay With Me Till Dawn (1979)

  • Teena Marie

    Behind The Groove (1980)

  • Loose Ends

    Hangin' On A String (1985)

  • Man Parrish

    Hip Hop Be Bop (Don't Stop) (1982)

  • Kool G Rap & DJ Polo

    I'm Fly (1986)

  • Soul II Soul

    Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) (feat. Caron Wheeler)

  • Rhythim Is Rhythim

    Strings Of Life (1987)

  • Sade

    Love Is Stronger Than Pride (1988)

  • Shades of Rhythm

    Sweet Sensation (1991)

  • Nebula II

    Séance (1991)

  • Rufige Kru

    Menace (1992)

  • Dillinja

    The Angels Fell (1995)

  • Tronikhouse

    Straight Outta Hell (1992)

  • Doc Scott

    Rage (1994)

  • Pat Metheny Group

    Are You Going With Me? (1982)

  • Rufige Kru

    Beachdrifta (2001)

  • Goldie

    Goldie - We The Ardcore (2011)