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Words and Music with Goldie

Gilles Peterson talks to UK drum and bass pioneer Goldie about his life in music.

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and this week he sits down with UK drum and bass pioneer Goldie, to talk about his life in music.

Having been at the forefront of Drum and Bass for two decades, Goldie is back with new material. As well as the music which has helped him make his name, Goldie and Gilles discuss everything, from his breakbeat inspirations, telling the stories of his early days as a graffiti artist, through the history of Metalheadz to the current state of his scene.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Cat Eye

    Crushing Leaves

    • Unknown.
  • Connie Constance


    • Black Acre.
  • Levitros

    Kara Kaslar

    • Fortuna.
  • Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood And The Rajasthan Express


    • Nonesuch.
  • LiL JaBBA


    • Local Action.
  • Hiatus Kaiyote

    Shaolin Monk Motherfunk

    • Flying Buddha.
  • Leron Thomas

    Roleplay (feat. Bilal)

    • Heavenly Sweetness.
  • Goldie

    Inner City Life

    • FFRR.
  • The Stranglers

    Princess Of The Streets

    • A&M.
  • The Stranglers

    Hanging Around

    • A&M.
  • UB40


    • Graduate.
  • Supertramp

    The Logical Song

    • A&M.
  • Michael Franks

    Mr Blue

    • Reprise.
  • Pat Metheny

    Are You Going With Me?

    • ECM.
  • Pat Metheny Group


    • Columbia/Geffen.
  • Burial


    • Hyperdub.
  • Burial

    Distant Lights

    • Hyperdub.
  • Metalheads


    • Synthetic.
  • Digital


    • Timeless.
  • Photek

    The Hidden Camera

    • Science/Astralwerks.
  • Spacek


    • K7.
  • 4hero

    Parrallel Universe

    • Reinforced.
  • Goldie & The Heritage Orchestra

    Inner City Life (Live At The Southbank)

  • Freeez

    Southern Freeez

    • Beggars Banquet.
  • Serious Intention

    You Don't Know

    • Easy Street.
  • Teena Marie

    Behind The Groove

    • Motown.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire


    • Columbia.
  • Goldie

    You & Me

    • FFRR.
  • Goldie


    • FFRR.
  • Gang Starr

    Mass Appeal

    • Chrysalis/EMI.
  • Art Blakey

    In Case You Missed It

    • Timeless.
  • Goldie

    Broken Man

    • Metalheadz.
  • Underground Resistance

    Hi-Tech Jazz

    • Submerge.
  • Hiroshi Sato

    Kalimba Night

    • Kitty/Universal.
  • Samuel Jonathan Johnson

    My Music

    • Columbia.
  • Chocolate Clay

    Free (I'll Always Be)

    • Cat.
  • The Main Ingredient

    Think Positive

    • RCA.
  • A Taste of Honey

    I Love You

    • Capitol.
  • Jane e Herondi

    E Um Problema

    • RCA.
  • Alcione

    Este Mundo Tem

    • RCA.
  • Carlos SodrĂ©


    • Copacabana Compacto.


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Goldie


  • Sat 28 Nov 2015 15:00