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Record Store Day - Tall Black Guy

As part of International Record Store Day, Detroit hip hop producer and vinyl enthusiast Tall Black Guy joins Gilles in the studio to discuss some records that influenced him.

As part of Record Store Day, Detroit hip hop producer and vinyl enthusiast, Tall Black Guy joins Gilles in the studio, to discuss some of the records that have influenced him as a producer, playing both classic original samples and the TBG tracks that have sampled them, in a Do Over special. Discussing both the significance of those originals and the time from which they came, as well as the continued importance of the medium, Gilles and Tall Black Guy celebrate the enduring appeal of vinyl.

3 hours

Music Played

  • MFSB Feat. Vince Montana

    Freddie's Dead

    • Cobblestone Records.
  • Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (Roundhouse Kick Remix) (White Label)Airhead


    • R&S.
  • Roman GianArthur

    I 69

    • The Wondaland Arts Society.
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates

    I Can't Go For That (Kon Edit)

    • White Label.
  • William DeVaughn

    Be Thankful For What You Got (Feat. Vince Montana)

    • Roxbury Records.
  • Foals

    Late Nights (Koreless Remix)

    • Warner Bros.
  • Ronika

    Rough N Soothe (The Hics Refit)

    • Record Shop.
  • Swindle

    Forest Funk

    • Deep Medi.
  • The Do Over

    • Yamasuki

      Kono Samurai

      • Finders.
    • Erykah Badu

      The Healer

      • Universal Motown.
  • Ras G

    Beta Israel

    • Hit+Run.
  • Jackie McLean Quintet


    • Blue Note.
  • Sun Ra

    Nuclear War

    • Y Records.
  • Tabi Bonney


    • Hot Casa Records.
  • Francis Bebe

    New Track

    • Ozileka.
  • Blludd Relations

    Even Steven

    • White Label.
  • Gold Panda


    • Notown.
  • Mount Kimbie

    Made To Stray

    • Hot Flush.
  • Atoms for Peace

    Before Your Very Eyes

    • XL.
  • Nairobi Mata

    Mapenzi Hayana Daktari

    • Frankie Francis Edit.
  • Tall Black Guy Words & Music

    • George Benson

      No Sooner Said Than Done

      • CTI.
    • Tall Black Guy

      Mon Amie Detroit (7 inch Version)

      • First Word Records.
    • Tall Black Guy


      • First Word Records.
    • Aretha Franklin

      Day Dreaming

      • Atlantic.
    • Astrud Gilberto

      You Didn't Have To Be So Nice)

      • Verve.
    • Tall Black Guy

      Rain Into The Night Outro (Hidden Track)

      • First Word Records.
  • Maze

    While I'm Alone

    • Capitol.
  • Justin Timberlake

    Don't Hold The Wall (Alex Patchwork Edit)

    • White Label.
  • Om’Mas Keith

    All 4 You

    • White Label.
  • Thundercat

    Heartbreaks And Setbacks

    • Brainfeeder.
  • Secret Waltz Club

    • Dee Dee Bridgewater

      Little B's Poem

      • Trio Records.
    • Ski Oakenfull

      Life Changes

      • Epic.
    • Nuyorican Soul

      Jazzy Jeff's Theme

      • Talkin' Loud.
    • Kode Nine

      Xingfu Lu

      • Hyperdub.
    • Flying Lotus

      About That Time

      • Brainfeeder.
    • Calibre

      Key Flicks

      • Signature.
  • Backroom Babylon

    • Collocutor

      Instead (Emanative Remix)

      • White Label.
    • Rocket Number Nine

      Rotunda (Four Tet Refix)

      • White Label.
    • JBs

      My Brother Part 1

      • King Records.
    • Patti Austin

      Didn't Say A Word

      • Columbia.
    • Dames Brown

      Soul Fly

    • Breach


      • Dirtybird.
    • The Salsoul Orchestra

      Rainbow (Feat. Vince Montana)

      • Salsoul Records.


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