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6M20150411

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix-up selection.

6M20150418
6M20150425

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix-up selection.

6M20150502

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix-up selection.

6M20150509

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix-up selection.

6M20150613

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150620

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150725

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150801

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150905

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150919

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20150926

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20151024

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20151219

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160102

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160109

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160319

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160416

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160507

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160528

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6M20160604

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MAll Winners20150404

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix-up selection.

6MAll Winners And Julio Bashmore20150711

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MAll Winners Part One, 201620160430

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MAll Winners Part One, 201620160430

6MAll Winners, Part 320151010

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MAsha Puthli Interview20151031

6MAsha Puthli Interview20151031

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection, joining the musical dots between soul, hip hop, house, afro, electronica, jazz and beyond, in his own inimitable style. This week he speaks to Indian-born singer Asha Puthli about her life in music, including working with Ornette Coleman, Henry Threadgill and Andy Warhol.

Born and raised in Bombay, Asha moved to New York to pursue her love of jazz. Whilst there, she met Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who had forged a career discovering acts like Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Hammond sent her to record with avant-garde pioneer Ornette Coleman, with whom she recorded two tracks - "What Reason Could I Give" and "All My Life". So far, Asha's career has resulted in ten albums, various film appearances and collaborations with Barry White, Roy Ayers and Don Cherry.

6MAsha Puthli Interview20151031

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection, joining the musical dots between soul, hip hop, house, afro, electronica, jazz and beyond, in his own inimitable style. This week he speaks to Indian-born singer Asha Puthli about her life in music, including working with Ornette Coleman, Henry Threadgill and Andy Warhol.

Born and raised in Bombay, Asha moved to New York to pursue her love of jazz. Whilst there, she met Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who had forged a career discovering acts like Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Hammond sent her to record with avant-garde pioneer Ornette Coleman, with whom she recorded two tracks - "What Reason Could I Give" and "All My Life". So far, Asha's career has resulted in ten albums, various film appearances and collaborations with Barry White, Roy Ayers and Don Cherry.

6MBoxing Day Special20151226

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MChassol In Session20150523

Gilles is back for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection, joining the musical dots. This week he is joined in session by French pianist, composer and arranger, Chassol.

Since discovering Chassol's music at the start of last year, Gilles has been a heavy supporter. In this prgramme, he welcomes Chassol and his sublime live performance to the 6 Music studios to perform two tracks. Location is an important thread within Chassol's music; his 2013 album Indiamore was recorded in Calcutta and Vanarasi and his recent offering, Big Sun, is all about The Caribbean. Aside from his personal productions he has also worked as a musical director for the likes of Phoenix and Sebastien Tellier.

6MEd Motta and Anderson. Paak20160116

6MEd Motta and Anderson. Paak20160116

Gilles is joined live in the studio by Anderson, Paak and Ed Motta

6MEd Motta and Anderson. Paak20160116

Gilles is joined live in the studio by Anderson, Paak and Ed Motta

6MGilles Is Back!20160220

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MHowling In Session20150530

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from Howling. Following the release of their debut album Sacred Ground, electronic duo Howling - aka Frank Wiedemann and Ry X - play two live tracks for Gilles and talk about their project.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MJamie Woon in session20151017

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a session from UK singer, Jamie Woon.

Jamie first received acclaim for Night Air, a Burial-produced single, in 2010; the same year he released his debut album Mirrorwriting. Four years on, he is set to return with his second album release, Making Time. The first single from it, called Sharpness, has been supported across 6 Music from the likes of Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs and Gilles. Jamie performs two live tracks at the 6 Music studios and talks about the process behind writing the new material.

6MKadhja Bonet Interview20151212

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond. This week, Gilles sits down with LA singer Kadhja Bonet to talk about her new album.

6MLondon Jazz Festival Special: Kamasi Washington20151114

Gilles is back in the studio for another mix up selection and this week he is joined by LA-based saxophonist and composer, Kamasi Washington who drops by the studio to talk about his debut performance at this years London Jazz Festival.

Kamasi has played with a diverse range of musicians including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill, Chaka Khan and Flying Lotus. He also contributed saxophone on Kendrick Lamar's second album To Pimp a Butterfly and released his own solo album on Brainfeeder earlier this year, called The Epic.

6MMirror Signal In Session20150718

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MNemone Sits In20150627

Nemone sits in for Gilles over the Glastonbury weekend. There's a selection Friday highlights from this year's Glastonbury Festival alongside some live music direct from Worthy Farm, including Gregory Porter, Kate Tempest and Jungle.

6MParadise Bangkok Molam International Band20150801

6MParadise Bangkok Molam International Band20150801

Gilles speaks to Maft Sai aka Nat Siangsukon and Chris Menist who are best known for reviving Thai pop music from the 60s and 70s and creating the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band. The duo talk about how they met in a record shop in Thailand, starting the club night Paradise Bangkok and turning that into the live band. The duo also dig through their 7inch collection and play a couple of very rare cuts for Gilles. There's also new music from Jamie Woon, Roots Manuva, Tortured Soul and a Mocky remix of Herbert.

6MParadise Bangkok Molam International Band20150801

Gilles speaks to Maft Sai aka Nat Siangsukon and Chris Menist who are best known for reviving Thai pop music from the 60s and 70s and creating the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band. The duo talk about how they met in a record shop in Thailand, starting the club night Paradise Bangkok and turning that into the live band. The duo also dig through their 7inch collection and play a couple of very rare cuts for Gilles. There's also new music from Jamie Woon, Roots Manuva, Tortured Soul and a Mocky remix of Herbert.

6MPhife Dawg Tribute & Musical Vitamins20160326

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MThe Heliocentrics In Conversation20160227

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection and, this week, he speaks to Malcolm and Jake from The Heliocentrics.

6MThundercat In Conversation & Session Tracks From Ibeyi And Floating Points20151121

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and this week has a selection of live music, including session tracks from French/Cuban duo, Ibeyi and Floating Points.

It's a year since the Ibeyi sisters first spoke to Gilles on 6 Music and over the past 12 months Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz have released their self-titled debut album on XL and toured the world with their stripped back, yet captivating, live show. Daughters of the late Cuban percussionist, Anga Diaz, the pair perform in both English and Yoruba - having learned the songs of their father's Yoruban heritage. In this show, they play three live tracks, talk about the past year and play some music that they are into at the moment.

Gilles also presses play on a track, recorded at Maida Vale, by Floating Points and his 11-piece ensemble. Floating Points, aka Sam Shepherd, is the London-based producer behind the Eglo record label, which has released music from Fatima, Funkineven and Shafiq Husayn. He is known for his more club-focused productions but has recently made a move towards a more orchestral sound, with his much anticipated debut album Elaenia. We play one of the tracks from the session, which was shared with Benji B on Radio 1 - you can hear the other two tracks on his show.

6MWords & Music with KING20160409

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MWords & Music with KING20160409

6MWords & Music with Snowboy20160402

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection playing soul, hip-hop, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond. This week he speaks to DJ and percussionist Mark 'Snowboy' Cotgrove about his love of Latin music, touring with Lisa Stansfield and his new album. Elsewhere in the show, there are new tracks from Homeboy Sandman, Photay, DJ Rashad & Traxman and King.

6MWords & Music with Snowboy20160402

6MWords and Music with Brian Auger20151205

6MWords and Music with Brian Auger20151205

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection and this week speaks with the Grammy-winning pianist, bandleader and Hammond player Brian Auger. The pair discuss Brian's extensive career, including working with a young Rod Stewart, setting up his band Brian Auger's Oblivion Express and touring with Earth, Wind & Fire.

6MWords and Music with Brian Auger20151205

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection and this week speaks with the Grammy-winning pianist, bandleader and Hammond player Brian Auger. The pair discuss Brian's extensive career, including working with a young Rod Stewart, setting up his band Brian Auger's Oblivion Express and touring with Earth, Wind & Fire.

6MWords And Music With Brian Auger20151205

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday afternoon mix up selection and this week speaks with the Grammy-winning pianist, bandleader and Hammond player Brian Auger. The pair discuss Brian's extensive career, including working with a young Rod Stewart, setting up his band Brian Auger's Oblivion Express and touring with Earth, Wind and Fire.

6MWords and Music with Corinne Bailey Rae20160514

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and this week he is joined by UK singer songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae. The pair discuss their favourite Leeds venues, her new album The Heart Speaks In Whispers and playing alongside Stevie Wonder. Corinne also performs a live track from the album in the 6 Music studios.

6MWords and Music with Corinne Bailey Rae20160514

6MWords and Music with Corinne Bailey Rae20160514

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and this week he is joined by UK singer songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae. The pair discuss their favourite Leeds venues, her new album The Heart Speaks In Whispers and playing alongside Stevie Wonder. Corinne also performs a live track from the album in the 6 Music studios.

6MWords and Music with Corinne Bailey Rae20160514

6MWords And Music With David Byrne20150822

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MWords and Music with Egon20160423

Egon, boss at Stones Throw and Now Again Records and man behind releases by the likes of Madlib and Aloe Blacc, speaks about the new posthumous J Dilla release. Plus he'll be doing a 30 min Prince mix, tracks will include So High, Gett Off, If I Was Your Girlfriend, Conditions of the Heart and more.

6MWords and Music with Egon20160423

6MWords And Music With Four Tet20151107

Gilles speaks in depth to pioneering UK producer, Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet.

London-born Kieran formed the band Fridge whilst at school, with friends Adem Ilhan and Sam Jeffers - the trio released their first album in 1997 on Output Recordings. The following year, he started to release under the Four Tet moniker and this year saw the arrival of his 8th full length Four Tet album, Morning/Evening.

Aside from his solo works, he has collaborated with a whole host of musicians and producers, noticeably with the late jazz drummer Steve Reid, Burial and Thom Yorke and has remixed artists such as The xx, Aphex Twin, Beth Orton, Battles and Radiohead. Last year saw him collaborate on a film composition for a project by Sofia Mattioli, alongside Jamie xx - who he DJed with at last year's 6 Music Festival Late in Newcastle.

In this programme, Kieran talks about his career so far and also dips in to his record box for some sublime selections.

6MWords And Music With Goldie20151128

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and his week he sits down with UK drum and bass pioneer Goldie, to talk about his life in music.

Having been at the forefront of Drum and Bass for two decades, Goldie is back with new material. As well as the music which has helped him make his name, Goldie and Gilles discuss everything, from his breakbeat inspirations, telling the stories of his early days as a graffiti artist, through the history of Metalheadz to the current state of his scene.

6MWords and Music with Gregory Porter20160521

Gilles back for another Saturday mix up selection and, this week, is joined by Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter to talk about his recent live dates in the UK and his new album Take Me To The Alley.

6MWords and Music with Gregory Porter20160521

6MWords and Music with Gregory Porter20160521

Gilles back for another Saturday mix up selection and, this week, is joined by Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter to talk about his recent live dates in the UK and his new album Take Me To The Alley.

6MWords and Music with Gregory Porter20160521

6MWords And Music With Hiatus Kaiyote20150704
6MWords And Music With Jamie Xx20150516

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection. This week, he speaks to UK producer Jamie xx - well known as one third of the Mercury Prize-winning band The xx - ahead of the release of his debut album, In Colour.

6MWords And Music With Jamie Xx20150606

Gilles is back in the studio for another Saturday mix up selection, this week he is joined by renowned UK producer, Jamie xx.

Ever since bursting onto the UK music scene with his band, The xx, Jamie xx has been one of the most in demand and talked about artists around. Along with Romy Croft and Oliver Sim he won the 2010 Mercury Music Prize and continues to win plaudits from pretty much everyone who hears his music.

Having gone to the same South London school as Four Tet, Hot Chip and Burial, on his own he's re-worked Gil Scott-Heron's final album, released productions such as Far Nearer and All Under One Roof Raving and, now, his debut album In Colour.

Jamie was also a 6 Mix resident for a year; he returns to 6 Music to talk to Gilles about the process behind his music making.

6MWords And Music With Linda Lewis20151003

Gilles is back for another Saturday mix up selection and this week, he speaks to singer Linda Lewis about her life in music; from jamming on stage at the first Glastonbury to working with Cat Stevens, Rod Stewart and Roger Waters. There's also an Album of the Week from LA producer Dexter Storey.

6MWords and Music with Louie Vega20160305

6MWords and Music with Louie Vega20160305

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MWords and Music with Louie Vega20160305

Joining the musical dots - soul, hip-hop, afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond.

6MWords and Music with Roy Ayers20150912

6MWords and Music with Roy Ayers20150912

Gilles speaks to legendary vibraphonist and singer Roy Ayers, in celebration of his 75th birthday this week.

The pair discuss Ayers' journey from early jazz beginnings with Curtis Amy and Jack Wilson though to hits such as 'Running Away' and the original demo version of 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine'.

Plus brand new music from Matthew Halsall, Pete Josef, The Pyramids and more!

6MWords and Music with Roy Ayers20150912

Gilles speaks to legendary vibraphonist and singer Roy Ayers, in celebration of his 75th birthday this week.

The pair discuss Ayers' journey from early jazz beginnings with Curtis Amy and Jack Wilson though to hits such as 'Running Away' and the original demo version of 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine'.

Plus brand new music from Matthew Halsall, Pete Josef, The Pyramids and more!

6MWorldwide Allstars In Session20160312