The Record Sweep: Watch Gilles Peterson try and spend £100 on vinyl in 10 minutes

The Record Sweep: Watch Gilles Peterson try and spend £100 on vinyl in 10 minutes

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£100 to spend. Ten minutes to spend it. One wall of vinyl to spend it on. This is the Record Sweep.

Remember Supermarket Sweep? Well, our new crate digging game-show gives contestants ten minutes to spend one hundred pounds at the monster record emporium Vinyl Pimp.

Previously on The Record Sweep we’ve had:

– T.E.E.D.

– Luke Vibert

– Jen Long

– Andrés

Ahead of the Worldwide Awards next month at London’s Koko, our next contestant is the one and only Gilles Peterson. 

Brownswood label boss, BBC Radio6 personality, renowned collector, DJ and walking encyclopedia of records, we were pretty confident Gilles would rise to the occasion. Here’s the complete breakdown of his sweep:

Gilles Petersons’ shopping basket

Koreana – Hand In Hand (Polydor) Price: £2.99
Werner Müller And His Orchestra – Wild Strings (Decca Eclipse) Price: £3.99
Michel Legrand And His Orchestra – Rendez-Vous A Paris (Fontana) Price: £4.99
Kinkina – Jungle Fever (1987 Megamixes) (BCM Records) Price: £1.99
Jason Hogans – Peter And The Rooster EP (Planet E) Price: £2.49
Roni Size / Reprazent – New Forms (Talkin’ Loud) Price: £2.49
Masabumi Kikuchi – Wishes/Kochi (Inner City Records) Price: £34.99
Young Disciples – Get Yourself Together (Talkin’ Loud) Price: £1.99
Roughneck Soldiers – Kill Or Be Killed / Freestyle Thing (Phat Wax Records) Price: £6.49
Sunny Ade & His African Beats – The Original Syncro System Movement (African Songs) Price: £25
Elvis Presley – Fools Fall In Love (Collectables) Price: £2.99
Dave Brubeck – Take Five / It’s A Raggy Waltz (CBS) Price: £3.49
The Police – Roxanne (A&M Records) Price: £0.99
Jazzanova Feat. Thief – The Sirens’ Call (Sonar Kollektiv) Price: £1.50

Total: £99.38
Change: £0.62


The Record Sweep was filmed at Vinyl Pimp, 14 Felstead St, London E9 5LT. Re-selling records for some of the biggest DJs and collectors around, you can find out more about Vinyl Pimp on their website.

Big thank you to Hon – Vinyl Pimp owner, challenge master and Record Sweep cashier supreme.

  • Yaroslav Chichin

    Gilles is fantastic as always!

  • Lexisss

    Now there’s a fun challenge!