Goldie, the drum & bass pioneer, is to feature on a BBC Radio 4 documentary tomorrow (Tuesday 23rd September). Goldie The Alchemist airs at 11.30am on Tuesday, and is repeated at 3.30pm on Saturday 27th September.
Produced by radio supremo Paul Thomas, the documentary deals with Goldie's difficult upbringing before dealing with his rise to success as drum & bass's highest profile ambassador. The documentary includes contributions from Fabio, Marc Mac from 4Hero/Reinforced, Pete Tong — who signed Goldie to London Records for his acclaimed 'Timeless' album — and others. Mostly, however, it is Goldie telling his own story.
As well as being a DJ, producer and record label head (Metalheadz), Goldie is also an acclaimed artist and actor. His appearance on Maestro, learning to conduct an orchestra alongside various other celebrities, thrust him firmly into the consciousness of mainstream UK — hence being profiled in a Radio 4 documentary, generally the preserve of 'high culture'.
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DJ Mag also has a documentary about Goldie forthcoming on DJ Mag TV – stay tuned for details about when it will first air.
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