Gilles Peterson donates part of his record collection to North London charity shops



Hundreds of records.

The Guardian‘s new Facebook Live series sees Kate Hutchinson interview high profile record collectors in their natural environment. The first one aired yesterday and featured Gilles Peterson at the Brownswood HQ .

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As well as talking through records by Dinosaur L, Terry Callier, The Roots, and Brownswood signee Daymé Arocena, the British DJ said that his new year’s resolution was to re-organise and consolidate his 50,000-title record collection. As part of the cleanse, he went on to reveal that he had recently given away hundreds of records to charity shops in North London.

[via Stamp The Wax]