20170310 Gilles WWFM Top 10

Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM Top 10 – Best of February 2017

September 2016 marked the launch of Worldwide FM, a new global music radio platform founded by Gilles Peterson as an addition to his taste-making Worldwide brand. Broadcasting live from London, 10AM-6PM on weekdays, Worldwide FM is co-curated by Thris Tian, with satellite studios in Los Angeles and Tokyo.

Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM Top 10 is a monthly chart of ten tracks that sum up Gilles’ favourite music, guest appearances, interviews, tributes and special broadcasts to feature on the station.

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Tracks of the Month:

1- Blood, Wine Or Honey – Anxious Party People [Plastic Pagan] // Hong Kong
One of Gilles’ favourite discoveries of the month, from this Hong Kong-based electro-psychedelia outfit.

2- Oscar Jerome – Two Sides take from Oscar Jerome [Bandcamp White Label] // UK
▹ Explore more: Oscar played live as part of Poppy Adjudha’s band, in session with Will LV (03-02-16)

Albums of the Month:

3- Sampha – Plastic 100°C taken from Process [Young Turks] // UK
▹ Explore more: Sampha joined Gilles for two hours of words and music (20-02-17).

4- Thundercat – Walk On By taken from Drunk [Brainfeeder] // US
▹ Explore more: Thundercat made an appearance on WW LA on Jimetta Rose’s Family Values series with his brothers Ronald, Ronald Jr and Jameel (25-01-17).

In Memorial:

5- David Axelrod – The Shadow Knows [Mowax] // US
▹ Explore more: Mowax boss James Lavelle joined Gilles for a David Axelrod tribute (08-02-17)

Compilation of the Month:

6- Maria Rita – Cµntico Basileiro No. 3 taken from Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992 curated by John Gómez [Music From Memory] // Brazil
▹ Explore more: John Gómez joined Gilles for two hours of words and music (22-02-17)

Reissue of the Month:

7- Focus – Hay-Hay taken from Zulu [Crown Ruler] // South Africa
▹ Explore more: to learn more about the bubblegum sound of South Africa, listen to Gilles Peterson’s ‘Cape Town Sounds‘ documentary.
▹ Explore more: Crown Ruler is run by Jeremy Spellacy who joins Soundway boss Miles Cleret for his first bi-monthly show on Worldwide FM (12-05-17)

Moments of the Month:

8- Dinosaur L – Go Bang (François K Remix) [City Beat] // US
▹ Explore more: François K joined Thris Tian for two hours of words and music (07-02-17)

9- Sherwood & Pinch – Jazzy Jeff Cakes [On-U Sound] // UK
▹ Explore more: Sherwood & Pinch hosted a Soundsystem Culture Special alongside Channel One (16-02-17)

Future:

10- Nils Frahm – Them [Erased Tapes] // Germany
▹ Explore more: Nils Frahm co-founded Piano Day, which we’ll be celebrating with three special broadcasts throughout March, featuring Bugge Wesseltoft, Matthew Bourne, Trim, Dead Light and Andrea Belfi.