Thu 24/04/14
Thu 24/04/14

The lovely Giovanca stopped by the basement accompanied by her guitarist and backing vocalist’s to deliver a warming performance of ‘Reginald & Desire’ from her latest album Satellite Love.

Check out other basement sessions:

Mo Kolours // Marcos Valle // William Adamson // Nick Mulvey // Ady Suleiman //Eska // Graveola // Ed Motta // Zara McFarlane // Rainy Milo // Jonwayne // Denai Moore

Thu 24/04/14
Thu 24/04/14
ohh yehhh! Worldwide FestivalLine-up Sète - Worldwide Festivalwww.worldwidefestival.comUne semaine de découvertes dans des lieux uniques, au rythme d’une programmation made in Gilles Peterson. Rendez vous à Sète du 30 juin au 6 juillet 2014.
Thu 24/04/14
New single "Brasil Pandeiro" from my album "Brasil Bam Bam Bam". Check it out on soundcloud or get it right now when you pre-order the album from iTunes...Sonzeira // Brasil PandeiroTaken from Gilles Peterson’s new album project Sonzeira, 'Brasil Pandeiro' is a rework of the original 1940s track written by Assis Valente; on voc...
Thu 24/04/14
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Thu 24/04/14

Zara McFarlane performs ‘You’ll Get Me In’ Trouble on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two. Be sure to check out ‘Later… With Jools Holland’ this friday at 23:15 on BBC Two to see her performance of ‘Police & Thieves‘.

“Zara McFarlane has set about the business of changing the industry’s standard with a bar-raising aesthetic.” - okayplayer

Zara’s Facebook 

Brownswood Bandcamp

Rough Trade
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Rough Trade

Thu 24/04/14
Back at the La Bellevilloise Ménilmontant Paris this weekend!!! Gilles // Bellevilloise Spring Edition // 27th April | Gilles Petersonwww.gillespetersonworldwide.comPour célébrer son retour comme il se doit et quelques semaines avant la sortie de son nouveau projet autour du Brésil, Gilles a décidé de se soumettre a un exercice qu’il affectionne particulièrement (mais pas autant que nous) : passer toute l’après midi aux platines et nous faire voyager, le temps…
Wed 23/04/14
Wed 23/04/14

In it’s ninth summer edition and its third World Cup! Just like every summer in Sète, there will be plenty of crazy moments to match the excitement over in Brazil. From 30 June through to 6 July, Gilles, Brownswood and the WF team will once again be invading Sète and its unique venues for another unforgettable week.


For the first three days (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) after its trademark live shows, the Théâtre de la Mer will be transformed into an open air clubbing paradise, while the St Christ venue (clubbing area) will once again be covered head to toe in lights down by the town’s magnificent lighthouse from Thursday to Sunday, not to forget the opening party at the Paul Valery Museum (Monday) and the Street Party on the cobbled quayside just in front of the CRAC (Regional Modern Art Museum). During the day (Wednesday to Sunday), the Sète beach huts will as usual be the special congregation points for all WF festival goers.

The line-up for the whole week will be revealed in full in the next few weeks. Platinum and St Christ passes are now available. Just like last year, the Platinum pass gives you access to all events at the festival. The St Christ pass gives you access to all events from Thursday to Sunday. NB: The St Christ pass also provides access to the different shows taking place during the day between Thursday and Sunday (beach, aperitifs …)

Don’t sleep get you TICKETS before they go!!!



Wed 23/04/14

GILLES  is back in Paris for one of his infamous all day long dj set at the Bellevilloise!

Retour de Gilles Peterson à Paris pour un nouvel épisode de la TEA-TIME, son unique résidence française!

Pour célébrer son retour comme il se doit et quelques semaines avant la sortie de son nouveau projet autour du Brésil, Gilles a décidé de se soumettre a un exercice qu’il affectionne particulièrement (mais pas autant que nous) : passer toute l’après midi aux platines et nous faire voyager, le temps d’un dimanche, a travers tous les styles et les continents… Pour se faire il sera épaulé par un invité mystère, dont nous vous dévoilerons l’identité bientôt…

Start : 17h
End : 02h

Paf : 12€ en préventes / 15€ sur place

19-21 Rue Boyer
75020 PARIS


Wed 23/04/14
A very proud moment for BrownswoodZara McFarlane - You'll Get Me In Trouble - Later... with Jools Holland - BBC TwoSee more at Zara McFarlane performs You'll Get Me In Trouble on Later... with Jools Holland, BBC Two (22nd April 2014)
Wed 23/04/14
Wed 23/04/14

A couple weeks back Belgian songwriter Stromae came down to the Brownswood studios in North London to meet Gilles. We decided to film the conversation where the two talk about Stromae’s musical beginnings, early influences such as Congolese rumba and salsa, as well as the role music videos play in his songwriting, discussing the ‘Tous Les Memes’ and ‘Papaoutai’ videos.

Stromae also discusses his cross-generational appeal as well as his future plans, incorporating new influences into the follow up to his sophomore album, ‘Racine Carree’.

Tue 22/04/14
Tue 22/04/14

Ahead of the fourth installment of the Brownswood Electr*c compilation, we catch up with the artists through a series of questions about themselves. Here we have for you, Novis Jr.

What are you up to today?

Getting my computer fixed//wiped … cause … you kno… life happens sometimes. ANd uh….. goin on the hunt for some Dollar slices in Chelsea… yea.

Who is your ultimate electronic pioneer?

Flying Lotus

What did you want to be when you were little?

The President

Describe your music in seven words?

i am sofa king we todd ed

What’s your favourite studio snack? 

pizza. no… wait… um….. peanut butter + jelly or maybe….. umm fruit. yea definitely fruit… like pineapples, mangos, strawberries, apples, kiwi…… fruit.

If you could go in the studio with anyone dead or alive who would it be?

in no particular order i would have to say
Peter Tosh
Cecil Taylor
Little Esther
Earl Sweatshirt

Where can people go to hear more from you?

To hear more music;

To see my true thoughts

and im on all those band tracking things to see when i playin live shows.

Tue 22/04/14

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 Gilles is joined in the studio by legendary record producer Howie B, to talk about his new album, Down With The Dawn.

Howie has been an influential figure in electronic music for twenty years, producing the likes of Bjork, Tricky and U2. He has also released twelve albums and worked on countless movie soundtracks; Howie’s latest piece of music – co written with Robbie Robertson and Matthew McConaughey – was used on the end titles of Martin Scorsese’s film The Wolf of Wall Street.

Listen Here!

Chassol – Ultrathéka No. 1, Pt. I – (Tricatel)
Zakir Hussain – Balinese Fantasy (Aspen)
Jungle – Drops (Pedestrian Edit) (B3SCI Records)
Dub Phizix and Skeptical – Deeper Love (Original Mix) (Metalheadz)
Sam Binga & Redders – Lefdem (Critical Music)
Avishai Cohen – On a Black Horse / Linearity (Parlophone)

S.O.S. Band – High Hopes (Tabu)
Janet Jackson – When I Think Of You (Tabu)
Fatima – Ridin Round (Sky High)

Todd Terje – Alfonso Muskedunder (Olsen Records)
Chassol – Two Lines (Tricatel)
Chassol – Ultrathéka No. 1, Pt. II (Tricatel)
Taylor McFerrin – Decisions feat. Emily King (BrainFeeder) (03’28)

Osunlade – Your Love – (Yoruba Records)
Darondo – Didn’t I (Dave Allison Rework) (Juno Records)
DJ Saturn & Annabel Lee – Afterlife (Further Out)
Quasimoto – Broad Factor ( Stones Throw Records)

The Animated Egg – Sock It My Way (Alshire Records)
Michael Anthony – New Mecca (Young Pals Music)
Sun Ra – India (Impulse)
Chassol – Dosidomifa, Pt. II (Tricatel)
Bugge Wesseltoft – Sharanagati ( Jazzland Recordings)
Moresounds – Deux Mille (Runtime Records)
Alix Perez x DJ Rashad x DJ Spinn – Make It Worth (Exit Records)
Donny Hathaway – Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) Part 1 (Rhino)
Donny Hathaway – Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) Part 2 (Rhino)

Words & Music from Howie B

Howie B – Authentication (HB Recordings)
Pascal Comelade – Love Too Soon feat PJ Harvey (Pascal Comelade / Because Music)
Marvin Gaye – “T” Plays It Cool (Instrumental Soundtrack Version) (Motown Records)
Dobie – Cloud 98 3/4 Original (Playfoot Records)
Howie B – Summers Flower (HB Recordings)
Fela Kuti – Upside Down (Barclay)

Lionel Benjamin – Melodie (Chancy Records)
Manfredo Fest – Jungle Kitten (Bluebird)

Too Many Zooz – Get Busy (Candid Music Group)
Jose Prates – Maracatu Elegante (Polydor)
Matthewdavid – In My World ( Ninja Tune)
Ivy Lab & Hydro – Make It Clear feat. Frank Carter III & Lucy Annika (Original Mix) (Metalheadz)
Jullian Gomez – Love Song 28 (feat. Bobby) (Atjazz Galaxy Aart Remix) (Atjazz Record Company)
S.O.S. Band – Take Your Time Do It Right (Tabu Records)
Nicolette Larson – Lotta Love (Joey Negro Yacht Disco Mix) Records)

Tue 22/04/14

Jools Holland presents BBC Two’s flagship music show, with legendary musicians and brand new acts from around the world, all performing live.

And this evening he will be catering for the like of Paulo Nutini, Royal Blood, Neil Finn, Joan As Police Woman, Lucius and our very own Zara Mcfarlane.

Tune in to Jools Holland this evening on BBC2, 22:00 sharp!

Tue 22/04/14

Anushka‘s Distorted Air EP is now available for pre order via bandcamp, along with a very limited run of screen printed sleeves from Done London!

Tue 22/04/14
Earlier this month I met Belgian artist Stromae and spoke to him about his beginnings in music, his influences, and the role music videos play in his songwriting. Check the video here!
Tue 22/04/14
Gilles Peterson Meets Stromae Gilles interviews the hugely
Mon 21/04/14
Rainy Milo - Bout You // Brownswood Basement Session Subsc
Mon 21/04/14
Diggs Duke - Something In My Soul / Sweat Like Sieves // Br
Mon 21/04/14
Sonzeira // Introduction to Brasil Bam Bam Bam Album The b
Mon 21/04/14
Ed Motta - Simple Guy // Brownswood Basement Session Subsc