Watch dance legends Gilles Peterson and Ta-ku in conversation at EMC
At 2015’s Electronic Music Conference in Sydney, one of the undisputed highlights was Day Two’s keynote conversation between respected British tastemaker, radio host, producer and label boss Gilles Petersen and much-loved local star Reagan “Ta-ku” Matthews.
The pair have worked together before, which goes some way to explaining why their on-stage conversation felt more like eavesdropping on a chat in someone’s living room, rather than a conference panel.
Over the course of a fascinating and entertaining 40 minutes, the pair covered everything from fake-DJing (“everyone does it sometimes,” said Petersen), to record collecting, the return of the craft of “selecting”, and Petersen’s experiences playing clubs and festivals around the world for decades.
If you missed it, then you’ll be happy to know that the full chat is now available to watch on YouTube – click play below to catch up with your mates Gilles and Reagan.