Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 05.07.20 with Arlo Parks, Gawd Status, Luther Vandross
A quality song from Arlo Parks. Soul from April + Vista and Sault. Hip Hop from The Roots, Gawd Status, Wu Tang Clan and a new version of Public Enemy’s Fight The Power feat. Rapsody, Nas and more. Dancefloor Soul from Anderson .Paak, Luther Vandross and Vex Ruffin. Electronic / Jazz fusion from Nikitch & Kuna Maze on Tru Thoughts. Broken Beat / Jazz from LCSM. 4Hero’s classic remix of Nuyorican Soul. Drum & Bass from Villem and Jrumhand. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 28.06.20 with Sault, WheelUP, Noname
Brand new music from Sault and Anderson Paak. Hip hop from Noname, Paula Perry, Public Enemy (produced by DJ Premier). Jazz from the excellent Gary Bartz and Maisha album. Broken Beat from WheelUP and LCSM “Likwid Continual Space Motion”. Gospel from Rev Milton Brunson. Soulful Beats from Souleance and Nikitch & Kuna Maze. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 21.06.20 with Siti Muharam, WheelUP, Souleance
A quality tune from Siti Muharam’s album on On The Corner records. A great track from a great album by IG Culture’s LCSM “Likwid Continual Space Motion” project. Souleance deliver a wonderful piano boogie track. Brand new Broken Beat from WheelUP’s latest EP on Tru Thoughts. Hip Hop from Noname, and Strategy x Footsie x Cimm. A great (non Drum & Bass) track from Hidden Agenda on Metalheadz. Also Ben Hauke’s excellent remix of The Seshen. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 14.06.20 with Moodymann, Lightning Head, Nayana IZ
Music from the Moodymann album. New music on Stones Throw from Teeth Agency (Jesse Hackett, Bullion and Eska). Dee Dee Bridgewater as re-issued by Mr Bongo. Hip Hop from J Live and Jay Electronica. Deep beats from Tek 9 aka 4 Hero. A classic track from Fela Kuti. Drum and Bass from G Force and Potential Badboy. Jazzy electronic beats from Nikitch & Kuna Maze. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 07.06.20 with Public Enemy, Rodney P, Quasimoto
A special DJ Mix this week called ‘Hip Hop Songs About The Police & Protest.’ With the recent murder of George Floyd and subsequent protests the show has Hip Hop tunes that have been danced to and enjoyed and educated people across the world. With music from the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s, 10’s and 20’s ….five decades, where ultimately the story has not changed but the Hip Hop protest energy has had to continue. Black Lives Matter has brought the story to the mainstream and as this happens we are all hoping a re-set happens soon. Music from Public Enemy, Main Source, Jay Dee, KRS One, Mos Def, A Tribe Called Quest, Rodney P, Life (with a track about Stephen Lawrence), Big L, Quasimoto and more. Turn up loud and listen to the stories and boundary pushing songs.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 31.05.20 with Nayana IZ, Evabee, Space Captain
A quality tune from Nayana IZ. Brand new music from Space Captain on Tru Thoughts. Hip Hop from Bishop Nehru feat. MF Doom and Rodney P. A track from the album on Blue Note by Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes. Good dancefloor Beats from Nuff Pedals feat. Maddslinky and Felipe Gordon. Country Soul from Blaze Foley. Drum & Bass from G Force, Roni Size and Sky Joose. A track from the Stretch & Bobbito album. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 24.05.20 with Nikitch, Kuna Maze, Evabee
Brand new music from Nikitch & Kuna Maze on Tru Thoughts. A great catchy tune from Evabee. Hip Hop from Bishop Nehru feat. MF Doom, IG Culture feat. Ty, and a classic from Group Home. J-Felix with a Boogie cover of Be Thankful. Disco Jazz from Greenskeepers. A quality UK Garage tune from Sky Joose with a funky bass and chicken noises! A big tune from Likwid Continual Space Motion fusing Broken Beat / Jazz. Drum and Bass from Peshay (with a Chic influence), Viewer, and Calibre. sUb_modU with electronic Afrobeat inspired synth grooves. A classic tune from DJ Takemura. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 17.05.20 with Ty, KINGDEM, Durrty Goodz
This week’s show is a tribute to Ty (Rest In Peace) who sadly passed away recently and so it has been broadcast early (in addition to its regular Sunday slot). So a DJ mix for most of the show, focussing on some of the great music Ty recorded over the years. Including music from his albums on Big Dada, BBE and Jazz Refreshed. Some of Ty’s earlier releases with Shortee Blitz and The London All Stars. Recent music from the KINGDEM project alongside Rodney P and Blak Twang. A great remix of Lizz Fields Ty did with his co-producer Drew (soulful Broken Beats). Ty’s feature collaborations with Dego, The Bamboos and Terri Walker and more. A quality tribute to Ty from Durrty Goodz. A few tunes from the Kick Snare and an Idea EP series we were so pleased to release on Tru Thoughts. Gamechanger tracks like Wait A Minute and Groovement. Plus plenty more musical goodness.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 10.05.20 with Tony Allen, Princess Nokia, Sly5thAve
In tribute to Tony Allen (Rest In Peace) there is music from Fela Kuti, Sebastian Tellier and more. Hip Hop from Westside Gunn, Princess Nokia and Jay Electronica. Soul from Sly5thAve feat. Melissa McMillan, Cleo Sol and DJ Spinna remixing Zero 7. Brand new music from Nikitch & Kuna Maze’s forthcoming album on Tru Thoughts. Uplifting whistling grooves from Wajatta on Brainfeeder. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 03.05.20 with with WheelUP, Seiji, Afronaut
A Broken Beat / Bruk special this week with Robert in the mix for most of the show with New, Classic and Digging Deep Broken Beat tunes. Featuring 4 Hero, WheelUP, Afronaut, Seiji, Phuturistix aka Zed Bias, Son Of Scientist aka IG Culture, Nuff Pedals remixing Rhi, EVM128, Sivey, Cousin Cockroach, Domu and more. From soulful grooves to heavy basslines and of course lots of great drums. Lock in to this special DJ mix.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 26.04.20 with J-Felix, The Fugees, Cleo Sol
J-Felix joins Robert (via Zoom) for the second hour of this weeks show playing music from his album and bringing tunes from The RH Factor feat. D’Angelo, Homecut, Goldlink, Liam Bailey, Crown City Rockers and Footshooter as well as talking about the album, how it is working with Swindle and Alice Russell and more. Robert has some classic Broken Beat from Son Of Scientist aka IG Culture. Ron Basejam on the remix of Catching Flies. Hip Hop from The Fugees….not that track…but still a good one from The Score album. Soul from Nicolette, Bill Withers and Cleo Sol. Plus a track from the Ezra Collective. Press play.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 19.04.20 with Cleo Sol, Wajatta, J Felix
A track from the excellent new Cleo Sol album. Soul music from Bryony Jarmon-Pinto and Bill Withers. Music from John Carrol Kirby on Stones Throw. A DJ Premier classic from Group Home plus a classic from Ty feat Roots Manuva. A catchy whistle dancefloor tune from Wajatta on Brainfeeder. A track from the latest EP from Werkha on First Word. Big Soul / Jazz anthem from Abstract Truth. Instrumental Beats from DJ Spinna. Brokent Beat from Sivey. Plus plenty more quality music treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 12.04.20 with Bill Withers, WheelUp, EVM128
Music from Bill Withers (Rest In Peace). African Funk from Los Issufu. Deep music from Pascal Schumacher. Drum & Bass from Makoto & Calibre. A classic from 4 Hero. Broken Beat from WheelUP and EVM128. Jazz from Vibration Society. A great track from Laurence Guy. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 05.04.20 with Manu Dibango, Moonchild, Little Dragon
A good mixture of styles and genres this week with music from Manu Dibango (R.I.P). Hip Hop from the long aniticipated album from Jay Electronica. New music from Little Dragon and Yazmin Lacey. The first single from new Tru Thoughts artists Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl. Drum and bass from Calibre, Peshay and The X (sampling Nina Simone with heavy drums). Reggae from Dennis Brown & Protoje. Massive Attack’s classic remix of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Soulful dance music from Australia’s Middle Name Dance Band. Uplifting Gospel Boogie from Salt Of The Earth. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 29.03.20 with El Train, London Posse, Celeste
A special DJ mix this week repping some good dancefloor tunes across a variety of tempos. The mix is called the Stay Home & Sonic Switch DJ mix for those wanting some home lockdown dancefloor action. Music from El Train & Celeste. Hip Hop from Camp Lo, London Posse and the Boogiemonsters. Dancefloor beats from Titeknots, Dego & Nasty Dolls. Brazilian Disco from Kassin. Catchy clapping Jazz from Kitty Winter. Tropical synth action from Jimmy Salcedo Y Su Onda Tres. Drum & Bass from Barrington Levy remixed by Chug, Zero 7 remixed by S.P.Y and Jaheim remixed by Calibre. A rave classic from Liquid. Broken Beat from Xtra Brux. DJ Madd remixing the Magic Drum Orchestra feat Bunty’s cover of Shy FX. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 22.03.20 with Marvin Gaye, Quantic, Alice Russell
A special DJ mix of uplifting and inspiring music. Tunes from Marvin Gaye, 4 Hero, Stevie Wonder. Hip Hop from Kendrick Lamar. A cover of Mos Def by female singer Dasha. A brilliant tune from TettoryBad. A clip from an essay by C.S Lewis about celebrating and enjoying moments in life even when times might seem hard. Positive soul from Terri Walker. Plus lots more great songs to lift up your spirits.