There’s a sentence in Donna Leake’s official biography that perfectly encapsulates everything this selector stands for: ‘she loves to dance but, more than anything, she sees music as a teacher’. A resident on NTS radio for years, her DJ practice is all about sharing the global gems from her record collection and carefully cultivating a narrative, building on genres from atmospheric jazz and reggae to psych and guitar jams. Raised in Nottingham but closely affiliated with London’s Brilliant Corners, Donna Leake is one of the UK’s most beloved diggers. Listen and learn!
Sunday, 4th of August