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Sound System Culture Special // 16-03-17

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A day of appreciation and celebration of sound system culture, with new and familiar selectors.

Sound System Culture Special: David Rodigan & Gilles Peterson // 12-2PM GMT

Gilles Peterson is joined by Reggae selector David Rodigan following the release of his new autobiography My Life In Reggae. Rodigan talks through 12 of his favourite tracks during this strictly vinyl special, playing music from artists that have strongly influenced his career.

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Sound System Culture Special: Earl Gateshead // 2-3PM GMT

Earl Gateshead has been DJing since 1979, taking his London reggae sound worldwide. He presents an hour from his vast collection for our Sound System Culture Special.


Sound System Culture Special: Shere Khan // 3-4PM GMT

Shere Khan is a new generation soundman who is bringing older dub styles and sound into a new era. He presents an hour of vinyl brought back from his recent visit to Kingston, Jamaica for our Sound System Culture Special.

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Jazz Special with Paul Bradshaw, Mr G, K15 & Nubya Garcia // 02-03-17


We turn to Worldwide friends and family to explore the history, current scenes and future of jazz music for a six hour special.

Paul Bradshaw with Orphy Robinson // 12-2PM GMT

Paul Bradshaw, founder of Straight No Chaser, is joined by Warriors Int. vibes-master, Orphy Robinson to talk about his Third Eye All Stars’ much anticipated rendering of Van Morrison’s 1968 masterpiece Astral Weeks.

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Nubya Garcia // 2-4PM GMT

London based saxophonist Nubya Garcia represents young London’s jazz scene alongside her band with two hours of records, as they spill the beans about upcoming projects and shows.


Mr G and K15 // 4-6PM GMT

Long-standing UK house master and Phoenix G. label owner, Mr G joins Wild Oats and Eglo-signed multi-genre maverick, K15, for a special two hour jazz show. 20170302 Mr G + K15



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Worldwide Family Takeover // 23-02-17

The studio is taken over by our very capable friends from Brownswood, Future Bubblers and long time collaborators.

Worldwide Family // Brownswood Radio // 12-1PM GMT

Brownswood‘s Ruby and Jake lift the lid on Gilles’ label, journeying through its colourful 10 year history and unchartered future.

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Worldwide Family // Future Bubblers // 1-2PM GMT

Amy and Selassie offer an insight into their talent discovery and development programme, Future Bubblers, powered by Brownswood Music. Strictly new, UK music.

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Worldwide Family // Sophie Callis // 23-02-17 // 2-3PM GMT

Monthly show from London DJ and Worldwide Family member, Sophie Callis.

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Brand new monthly show from Canadian London DJ and Worldwide Family member, Leanne, who brings new music and surprise guests.

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Sound System Culture Special with Channel One and Sherwood & Pinch // 16-02-17

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We delve into sound system culture with a four hour special, with shows from Channel One Sound System and Sherwood and Pinch.

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Channel One is one of the most significant and iconic crews in dub and reggae sound system culture. They joined us in the studio for two hours of education and classics.

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Two undeniable heavyweights in UK bass music, Adrian Sherwood of On-U Sound Records and Rob Ellis AKA Pinch, present two hours of music ranging from dub to jungle, as well as their new release Man vs. Sofa.