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Gilles Peterson is an influential DJ and record-label owner from Switzerland, who moved to London (England), as a boy. Through his labels Acid Jazz and Talkin' Loud he has been associated with the careers of countless well-known artists of the 1990s.

He is also well known as a radio DJ: starting out in pirate radio in the early eighties Gilles worked on a number of stations including Solar, and hosted jazz oriented weekend sessions at Camber Sands, and club nights… read more

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  • Avatar for jaTaa
    Is there a way to stream or download his past radio-shows? Wanna listen to some random episodes, and searching a particular one featuring Luke Vibert (aired about 1 year ago [?])
  • Avatar for dukon
    and this one si also very good too (David Rodigan Special)-07-06-2011
  • Avatar for dukon
    @primalstatik: damn right!
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    We Are Fallon event promises an audio-visual feast of music and multimedia art, featuring a curated line-up of Blacktronica’s head-honcho, Charlie Dark performing a specially created score of Black Orpheus, Radio 1 DJ Gilles Peterson playing a Brazilian themed set and Adam Smith, affectionately known as the third Chemical Brother, exploring the intricate relationship between music and moving images. Vision Sound Music is a first of its kind celebrating music's essential role in visual culture. Set over 3 days, 2nd - 4th September 2011 at London's Southbank, VSM will bring the music, advertising, games and film worlds together to provide an unprecedented line up of night time entertainment and daytime educational and industry events, with a schedule including The London Philharmonic Orchestra, OK Go, Nitin Sawhney, Gilles Peterson and Kutiman. To buy tickets or to find out some more information visit Or
  • Avatar for norbassp
    can you guys tell me what he plays live? is there any genre he focuses on? or does he just blends everything like he always does?
  • Avatar for primalstatik
    Gilles Brownswood Basement Drum and Bass Special is now one of my favourite mixes of all time. So many choice tunes, amazing mixing and a radio voice that I want to hear MORE of over the top. Brilliant.
  • Avatar for aloneagaineor
    the best of the best.
  • Avatar for casualsi
    producers and beat makers wanted
  • Avatar for mossadelica
    Gilles is DJing at the Moseley Jazz Festival this year:
  • Avatar for Kraliq
    ThankU Gilles4all the lovely tunes!

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