Jonnie G Wilkes is one half of Glasgow’s notorious DJ duo Optimo. Also known for his production partnership as one half of Naum Gabo, JG Wilkes is the highly regarded producer and selector loved by many across world of electronic music. The legendary Optimo parties in Glasgow saw him and JD Twitch play everything from house, techno and funk to electro, rock, jazz, 50s swing and even further into the left field. This ethos has travelled with him throughout musical career, as within his DJ sets he’s known for not exactly sticking to the status quo.
Now the revered selector steps into the mix for i-D, with an exclusive all-vinyl cosmic blend of house, indie, acid and techno, this one takes a trip through the depths of Jonnie’s record collection. Press play on his music to be seen and not heard.
For a closer look at Optimo’s record collection, check out our exclusive feature from a few years back here and similar exclusive stories in our free iPad magazine.