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Gilles Peterson // BBC Radio 6 Music // Eska In Discussion

May 11, 2015

Gilles talks to UK-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eska about her long-awaited debut album.

Having provided guest vocals and songwriting duties for the like of Zero 7, The Cinematic Orchestra and Tony Allen; Eska has returned to the spotlight with original material of her own, in the form of her self-titled debut album. This follows 2013′s Gatekeeper EP, which she co-produced with Matthew Herbert and Dave Okumu.

Eska is back in the 6 Music studios, following the session she did for Gilles at the end of 2013, to talk about her new material and the process behind her songwriting.

Listen to the full show here!

Olavi Louhivuori – Arrival
Revenue – Maque
Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Research Arkestra – What Planet Is This
Lurka – Partials
Herbert – Middle
Idris Mohammed – Could Heaven Ever Be Like This?
Jamie xx – Loud Places
Tuxedo – The Right Place
Danny Barker – Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing
79rs Gang – Drama
Golden Rules – Auntie Pearl’s House
Alabama Shakes – Guess Who
Hunee – Amo (Admiration)
Camille – RKK
Gilberto Gil – Maracatu Atomico
Wakay – Yaklethxa Yakytoasato
Big Brandon Willis -Overture
Leona Berlin – Cruel (Heal Me)
Maths Time Joy – After Hours
1 Up High Collective – Dealing
Keni Burke – Risin’ To The Top
Georgia Anne Muldrow – Sans Vacay
Jill Scott – Fools Gold
Tony Allen & Theo Parrish – Day Like This
Nathan Davis – Along Came Byrd
Tobias Jesso Jr – Without You
The Quakers – RIP
Guilty Simpson – RIP
Osunlade – Schavanna
Seven Davis Jnr – Sunday Morning
Quite Sane – Child of Troubled Times
Zero 7 – The Road (Instrumental)
Morgan Zarate – Sticks and Stones
Tony Allen – What’s Your Fashion
Eska – Shades of Blue
Eska – Dear Evelyn
Eska – This Is How A Garden Grows
Ella Fitzgerald – Every Time We Say Goodbye
Gecko Turner – Little Sonny
Dom Um Romao – Escravos de Jo
Pearson Sound – Six Congas
Telemachus – Dead Weight Bliss
Hamad Elrebh – Shahr Shareen
Dewey Redman – Unknown Tongue
Steel An’ Skin – Reggae Is Here Once Again Parts 1 & 2
Kiko Nabarro & DJ Fudge – Babalu Aye (Le Soleil Mix)
Lindigo – Moral de Listwar
Compaore Issouf – Dambakale
Fem Fel x Kyra – On and Off
Woody Herman – The Sidewinder
Chakachas – Jungle Fever
Rupture – Isreal Suite