Thursday, June 12, 2014

Gilles Peterson on Mr Porter

One of my fave DJs - Gilles Peterson - is featured in a video over on Mr Porter. In the video he talks about his love of vinyl and his record collection.
The "physicality, ownership and artwork" of records inspires the Swiss-French producer - who is fresh from completing his latest album in Brazil - to offer hefty sums for certain gems, such as the £1,000 he's prepared to pay for Mr José Prates' Tam Tam Tam! (and may yet ask Polydor to reissue). As he shows us around his collection, he digs out a Sun Ra sleeve and describes it as a "Matisse". Another - a record made especially for Pope Jean Paul II - "should be in a bank".
Enjoy. Tx

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