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Daft Punk are sitting pretty at the top of the UK singles chart for the first time. The track in question, ‘Get Lucky’, taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Random Access Memories’, came as something of a surprise, for instead of … Continue reading

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Richie Havens died of a heart attack yesterday at his New Jersey home. He was 72. Born in Brooklyn, Havens was drawn towards the artistic community of NYC’s Greenwich Village in the 50’s Beatnik era, where he originally performed poetry … Continue reading

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A week on Saturday I play a pretty special London gig at Loft Studios alongside NYC edit maestro Danny Krivit, the guy who set the standard back in the 80’s with his classic re-imagining of MFSB’s ‘Love Is The Message’, … Continue reading

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Firstly I should refer you back to the blog post that kicked off this whole hullabaloo, ‘Nina Kraviz – The Mistress Of Her Own Myth’: http://www.gregwilson.co.uk/2013/04/nina-kraviz-the-mistress-of-her-own-myth/ When I decided to write this I had absolutely no idea what I was … Continue reading

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ARTIST: JOHN LENNON ALBUM: JOHN LENNON / PLASTIC ONO BAND LABEL: APPLE YEAR: 1970 This Sunday (March 7th) at 9pm, you’re invited to share a listening session with some likeminded souls, wherever you might be. This can be experienced either … Continue reading

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Last weekend, just before I set off to the airport, and back to the UK, following my tour dates in Australia and on the US West Coast, I spent a highly enjoyable lazy Sunday afternoon sat in the home of … Continue reading

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2013 sees Greg Wilson taking his first steps back into record production, starting off with Schooled In The Classics, a series of groove based dance tunes put together to play out at his gigs, the initial tracks being first road … Continue reading

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ARTIST: BJÖRK ALBUM: DEBUT LABEL: ONE LITTLE INDIAN YEAR: 1993 This Sunday (March 3rd) at 9pm, you’re invited to share a listening session with some likeminded souls, wherever you might be. This can be experienced either alone or communally, and … Continue reading

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Exactly 30 years ago today, on 25th February 1983, I appeared on Channel 4’s influential music show, ‘The Tube’, demonstrating mixing for the first time on live TV in the UK – just my luck that the very point I … Continue reading

Mark Kamins

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Really shocked to hear that one of the great New York DJ’s, Mark Kamins, died in Guadalajara, Mexico last Thursday (Feb 14th) following a heart attack – he was only 57. Although our paths nearly crossed almost 30 years ago, … Continue reading

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ARTIST: SHUGGIE OTIS ALBUM: INSPIRATION INFORMATION LABEL: LUAKA BOP YEAR: 2001 (ORIGINAL RELEASE 1974) This Sunday (February 3rd) at 9pm, you’re invited to share a listening session with some likeminded souls, wherever you might be. This can be experienced either … Continue reading

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Just uploaded the December ’82 edition of ‘Early 80’s Floorfillers’, which re-visits the biggest tracks I was playing on my nights back in ’82/’83, when I was a black music specialist, resident at venues including Wigan Pier, Legend, The Exit, … Continue reading

Ravi Shankar

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The great sitar maestro, Ravi Shankar, died in San Diego yesterday aged 92, having failed to recover from heart-valve replacement surgery. Touring America and Europe from 1956, Shankar, more than anyone, was responsible for popularising Indian music in the west, … Continue reading

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  ARTIST: RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN ALBUM: RUFUSIZED LABEL: ABC YEAR: 1974 This Sunday (December 2nd) at 9pm, you’re invited to share a listening session with some likeminded souls, wherever you might be. This can be experienced either alone or … Continue reading