GPWW 5/4/11: Worldwide Family Mixtape: United Vibrations + Bumps Vol. 4

We’re very happy to say that The Bumps are back. (This might be the only occasion for which that phrase can be used sincerely.) ‘Now That’s What I Call Bumps,’ the series Gilles Peterson recently introduced to highlight new-era producers, is back with a fourth installment. That means the tracklist this week includes Jon Phonics, fLako, Eskmo, Spaven, and the highly-hyped Tyler the Creator.

This week’s show also includes a Worldwide Family Mixtape out of the UK from United Vibrations, whose debut album Galaxies Not Ghettos is now available for pre-order (CD, vinyl or digital) on Bandcamp.

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GPWW 4/20/11: Worldwide Family Mixtape – Austin Peralta

This week’s show starts out with a track by the recently-deceased drummer Steve Reid, who Gilles Peterson started a foundation for on behalf of struggling musicians. The GPWW radio show moves quickly after that with some Roots, plus more great music by Morgan Zarate, Jack Soul, Riton and Hefner.

Then we get into the special mix from the latest Brainfeeder signing, a new LA-based pianist named Austin Peralta. He plays a nice variety of tunes alongside his own songs, including Bjork, John Coltrane, J Dilla, Archie Shepp and more. Gilles finishes off the show with more Coltrane (never enough ‘Trane) Sun-Ra, Bobby Hutcherson, Tortoise, Moloko and Arthur Russell.

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GPWW 2/16/11: Worldwide Family Mixtape by Deep Space Orchestra

Gilles Peterson continues his journey as a global force, this week bringing a mix by Deep Space Orchestra, the electronic UK duo. First he digs into all kinds of new music, including Duffstep, Penguin Café, Rick Wilhite, Mr Raoul K, Bibio, Al Quetz and The Stepkids (a hipsterish rock group, the latest signing to Stones Throw Records). Gilles also takes a moment to honor the recently deceased, legendary Jazz pianist George Shearing. You might be interested to learn that George Shearing had a Latin music streak as you’ll hear in his rendition of Horace Silver’s “Senor Blues” – we learn new something every week from this show. Deep Space Orchestra comes in with a mix of their own stuff and their favorites including Cottam, Chateau Fight, Bicep and KRL. Afterwards, Gilles closes it up with a few of his musical staples: James Blake and Ramadanman.

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GPWW 2/9/11 Worldwide Family Mixtape: Brandt Brauer Frick, Germany

In this Gilles Peterson episode, we get a Worldwide Family Mixtape from Brandt Brauer Frick of Berlin, Germany. But first Gilles pays his respects to J Dilla with Pharoah Sanders‘ “Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt,” Yun Gun, Al Quetz, and new music from J Rocc. After the mix from German trio Brandt Brauer Frick, Gilles shows himself as an Adele fan, playing his favorite track from her new album, “Lovesong.”

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GPWW 3/8/10 Worldwide Family Mixtape: Josh Wink

Coming down off the excitement of that World Cup mix, Gilles Peterson still has to wait a while before the first match in June. Back to the groove, he’s home from a trip South covering New Zealand and Australia, and he has reliably collected new music all along the way. This week features music from that side of the globe, as well as some recent listens and favorites from his tour, like Scuba, Ramadanman and Michel Cleis. This week GPWW also features a mix from Josh Wink, an innovator from Philadelphia whose musical approach is described as techno meets big-room bop.

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