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Sunday, September 26, 2010

New Music: Gilles Peterson Presents Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show 

Gilles Peterson, Worldwide, BBC, Photobucket

"Music lover, record collector, DJ, broadcaster… Perhaps most famous for his much loved genre-exploding radio shows on BBC Radio 1 (and 17 other stations around the world including Japan’s leading commercial station J-Wave), Gilles Peterson’s insatiable appetite for new music undoubtedly lies at the heart of his success. Worldwide is 10 years young and fresher than ever – a benchmark for broadcasters the world over.

Ten years in the making, this compilation is a tribute to a truly groundbreaking show, music and a serious music personality who is ahead of the curve and debuts awesome records on his show before anyone else. Gilles Peterson is a truly revered international club and radio DJ and one of music’s foremost tastemakers (possibly the most well known in the whole world) in a world dominated by style over substance.

The focus of this compilation is to present to its audience not just a DJ's favorite selection or songs that stood the test of time but it represents a great collection of songs and grooves premiered on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide show before any other station in the world. It’s about music that Gilles has helped popularize across the world on his show which is syndicated in 15 countries. It’s a musical journey for DJ's and radio listeners across the world.

In addition to his Worldwide radio show, Gilles is also the head of Talking Loud Records where he introduced the world to Jamiroquai, Roni Size, 4 Hero, Courtney Pine, Brand New Heavies, Galliano and many more. He was a key founding member of the late 80’s Acid Jazz boom and recently set-up a new record label, Brownswood Recordings, to sign and develop exciting new talent as well as putting on his Worldwide Awards every year in London and the Worldwide festival every summer in the south of France. His compilation albums have become legendary and he continues to be a breath of fresh air on the dance floors of the world playing a unique selection of music that is rarely heard elsewhere."

Track list:

CD 1
01 - Nitin Sawhney - Tides
02 - Cinematic Orchestra feat Roots Manuva - All Things To All Men
03 - Quasimoto - Come on Feet
04 - Qtip - Lets Ride
05 - Erykah Badu - Green Eyes
06 - Jill Scott - He Loves Me [Lyzel In E Flat]
07 - Herbert - The Audience
08 - Jay Dee - Rico Suave Bossa Nova
09 - Dwele - Too Fly
10 - Amy Winehouse - Take The Box
11 - Gotan Project - Triptico
12 - Dizzy Rascal - I Luv U
13 - M.I.A. - Galang
14 - Vikter Duplaix - Manhood

CD 2
01 - Sa-Ra - Rosebuds
02 - Steve Spacek - Dollar
03 - Outlines - Just a Lil’ Lovin
04 - Recloose - Dust
05 - Amerie - 1 Thing
06 - Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 - Many Things
07 - RSL - Wesley Music
08 - Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle
09 - Little Dragon - Twice
10 - Jose James - Dreamer
11 - Theo Parrish - Goin' Downstairs (Part 1)
12 - Benga - Emotions
13 - Darkstar - Aidy’s Girl Is A Computer

Check out one track from the album:

Jill Scott - "He Loves Me (Lyzel In E Flat)"

I would have added a download link but BBE acts really funny style about allowing that! In 2010 - really?? :/

BBE releases Gilles Peterson presents: Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show on October 11, 2010

[mp3 courtesy BBE via Justin at Rephlektorink]

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