Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 22.11.20 with Brandee Younger, Dezron Douglas, Sa-Roc

A great version of The Creator Has A Masterplan from Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas plus a classic from Gary Bartz. Hip Hop from Sa-Roc and Quakers feat Sampa The Great. A great UK fusion as JME & Swindle combine with Ezra Collective. Deep Disco Gospel from HNNY. Music from Quantic’s label Selva and his new artist project under the name Teletronix (bumping synth grooves). Ebi Soda remix Ian Simmonds in their own unique fusion way. Plus a couple of Drum & Bass classics from S.P.Y and Calibre and brand new music from Nu Tone. A classic from Pressure Drop. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 22nd October 2020

 

Sa-Roc – Something Real (Rhymesayers)

Miilkbone – Keep It Real (Instrumental) (Capitol)

Quakers – Approach With Caution feat Sampa The Great (Stones Throw)

Soul Central – Hot Music (West Loop Chicago Mix) (Tru Thoughts)

Ezra Collective, JME, Swindle – Quest for Coin II (Enter The Jungle)

Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas – The Creator Has A Master Plan (International Anthem)

Gary Bartz – Celestial Blues (Concord)

Ujjy – Mdnght Prtndrs (Bandcamp)

Hector Plimmer – Bossa B (Deoke Remix) (Albert’s Favourite)

HNNY – Cheer Up My Brother (Omena)

Melodiesinfonie MPEG – I Drank Cafe Del Mar (Record Jet)

Teletronix – Metropolitan (Selva)

Hamlet Minassian – Al Elnim (Numero Group)

Nikitch & Kuna Maze – ZBRA (Pablo Valentino Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

STR4TA – Aspects (Demus Dub) (Brownswood)

Karizma – Church Chords (In Beat Ween Music)

Ian Simmonds feat The Ekonda Women – King (Ebi Soda Rework) (Pussyfoot)

Zero 7 – Waiting Line (S.P.Y Remix) (White Label)

Eddie S Galude Jr – Every Generation…Is This Who We Are?

Jaheim – Put That Woman First (Calibre Vocal Remix) (Warners)

Nu:Tone – Do It Right (Hospital)

Buckshot, 5FT, Evil Dee aka Black Moon – War Zone (Instrumental) (Duck Down)

Pressure Drop – My Friend Alienation (Pressure Drop)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 15.11.20 with Andrew Ashong, Moonchild, Ujjy

A track from the new Andrew Ashong and Kaidi Tatham EP. Hip Hop from Reks, De La Soul, Joker Starr & Micall Parknsun, and Sa-Roc. Soul from Moonchild and Nao. Middle Eastern grooves from Satellites. A big rolling funk bass line tune from Str4ta remixed by Demus on Brownswood. Deep music from Terror Danjah. Drum & Bass from Chug and Law. Left beats from DJ Haram remining Clap Clap and Kjell Anderson. Plus plenty more musical treats.  

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 15th November 2020

 

Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham – Washed In You (Kitto)

Madlib – Mystic Bounce (Blue Note)

Reks – Say Goodnight (Bricks)

De La Soul feat. Styles P, Talib Kweli, Pharoah Monch, Mysonne, Chuck D – Remove 45 (AOI)

Joker Starr – Jokes & Parks feat. Micall Parknsun (Flukebeat Music)

Sa-Roc – 40 And A Mule (Rhymesayers)

Moonchild – The Other Side (Tru Thoughts)

Melodiesoinfonie – I Did This In 5 Minutes (Record Jet)

Ujjy – Mdnght Prtndrs (Bandcamp)

Buckshot, 5FT, Evil Dee aka Black Moon – War Zone (Instrumental) (Duck Down)

Satellites – Big Baglama (Batov)

Hamlet Minassian – Al Elnim (Numero Group)

Soul Central – Teen Town (West Loop Chicago Mix) (Tru Thoughts)

Str4ta – Aspects (Demus Dub) (Brownswood)

Chug – Faces (Bandcamp)

Hugh Hardie x Mitekiss – Elska (Hospital)

Law – Knowing (Ako Beatz)

Kjell Anderson – Can’t Talk (Bandcamp)

Clap! Clap! – Quietude (DJ Haram Remix) (Black Acre)

Nao – Fool To Love (RCA)

MadStarBase – Come Closer (The Jazz Diaries)

Matthew Halsall – Canopy & Stars (Gondwana)

Terror Danjah – Wavy (Tru Thoughts)

Sydney Teese – True Colours, Racism In Hiding

 

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 08.11.20 with Sa Roc, Wildcookie, Ujjy

Quality Hip Hop from the Sa Roc album, Busta Rhymes, new from De La Soul with a whole host of features, and Che Noir. Dancefloor deep beats from Fybe:One, Rockid Sound Machine (from Russia) and Footshooter remixing Vels Trio. Quality Broken Beat from EVM128 remixing the Soul Central release on Tru Thoughts. Drum & Bass from Alix Perez feat Liam Bailey and 4Hero feat Imani. A soulful track from Ujjy (from his album exploring dealing with depression and featuring his Mum & Dad). Big tunes from Sault and Steam Down. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 8th November 2020

 

Sault – Little Boy (Forever Living Originals)

Surprise Chef – Crayfish Caper (Mr Bongo)

Ujjy – Mdnght Prtndrs (Bandcamp)

MadStarBase – Every Woman Made In India (Bandcamp)

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble feat. Kelly Finnigan – Impeach The President (Colemine)

De La Soul feat. Styles P, Talib Kweli, Pharoah Monch, Mysonne, Chuck D & Posdnuos – Remove 45 (A.O.I)

Busta Rhymes – True Indeed (The Conglomorete)

Sa Roc – Gold Leaf (Rhyme Sayers)

Che Noir – Fruits Of My Labour (Air Vinyl)

Fybe:One – Flip That (Tru Thoughts)

Contours & Yadava – Speaking Through Broken Shells (Flumo)

Rockid Sound Machine – Pyramides (No Half Steppin)

St Germain – Rose Rouge (Atjazz Remix) (Parlophone)

Vels Trio – Yellow Ochre Pt.1 (Footshooter Remix) (Rhythm Section International)

MJ Cole feat. Laura Vane – Watertight (Part Time Heroes Remix) (Prolific)

Soul Central – Work it Out (People) feat. Jennifer Wallace (EVM128 Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Calibre – Break That (Signature)

Alix Perez –  Moving On feat. Liam Bailey (1985)

4Hero feat. Imani – 9 By 9 (Marcus Intalex & ST Files Remix) (Talkin Loud)

Lifafa – Candy feat. Hashback Hashish (Bandcamp)

The Stance Brothers – On Top (Guitar & Flute) (We Jazz)

Steam Down – Etcetera 97 (Decca)

Ivy Lab – Pain (2020LDN)

Wildcookie – Serious Drug (Instrumental) & (Vocal) (Tru Thoughts)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 01.11.20 with Jean Grae, Tiawa, Sault

Hip Hop from Jean Grae and Che’ Noir. Broken Beat from WheelUp, Moses Boyd feat. Poppy Ajudha, Domu, Contours & Yadava. An Afrobeat remix of the Soul II Soul anthem. Soul from Outside and Madison McFerrin. Kenny Dope remixes Sun Palace on BBE. A classic from St Germain. The wonderfully hypnotic track by Huw Marc Bennett. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 1st November 2020

 

Tiawa – Life Is Not A Crime (Tru Thoughts)

John Carroll Kirby – By The Sea (Stones Throw)

Sault – No Black Violins in London (Forever Living Originals)

Apollo Brown & Che Noir – Freedom (Mello Music Group)

Jean Grae & Blue Sky Black Death – Death Nobody’ll Do It For You (Baby Grande)

Prince – Come (Warners)

Huw Marc Bennett – In My Craft (Albert’s Favourites)

Skitz – Domestic Science (Instrumental) (Ronin)

Fybe:One – Lovin’ Me (Tru Thoughts)

Contours & Yadava – Start First Finish Last (Flumo)

SunPalace – Rude Movements (Kenny Dope Dancefloor Powder Remix) (BBE)

Moses Boyd – Shades Of You feat. Poppy Ajudha (Exodus)

Domu – Sweet Times (Bandcamp)

St Germain – Rose Rouge (Blue Note)

WheelUP – Sun City (Tru Thoughts)

Champagne Bubble – Give You Love (Real Love) (Nice N Ripe)

sUb_modU – Expensive S**** (Tru Thoughts)

Sunday Service Choir – Follow Me (Nirobi Edit)

Soul II Soul – Back to Life (Dean Zepherin Remix)

Sault – Stop Dem (Forever Living Originals)

Outside – The Plan (Kton MIx) (Dorado)

Aphex Twin – Ageispolis (R&S)

Madison McFerrin – Try (Madison McFerrin)

Si Spex – Def Star (Bandcamp)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 25.10.20 with Che’ Noir, Nubya Garcia, Fybe:One

Hip Hop from Che’ Noir, Hoodratz and Cypress Hill. Deep dancefloor beats from new Tru Thoughts signing Fybe:One. Jazz for the floor from Osunlade’s Centour Jackson. Broken Beat from IG Culture remixing Reginald Omas Mamode IV and WheelUp feat Brint Story. Drum & Bass / Jungle from Think Tonk, DJ Stretch and new music from DJ Krust. Jazz from Nubya Garcia, Sefi Zisling, Don Rendell and Ian Carr Quintet. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 25th October 2020

 

Kid Koala – Tricks N Treats (Ninja Tune)

DJ Spinna – Art Of Facts (Beat Tape)

Blue Lab Beats – Montara (Blue Note)

Apollo Brown & Che Noir – Daddy’s Girl (Mello Music Group)

Cypress Hill – Stoned Is The Way Of The Walk (Columbia)

Hoodratz – Murdered Ova Nuttin (The Grinch & DJ Chameleon Remix) (Epic)

Onegram – AEO (Slowly Dub Mix) (Flower Records)

Sault – Son Shine (Forever Living Originals)

Fybe:One – Lovin’ Me (Tru Thoughts)

K15 – Devotion (Eglo)

DJLMP – Track 3994 (Take It Easy)

Dr Sebi – Love The World

Stewart Lee – Racist Brigade

Centaur Jackson – N****jazz (AWAL)

Michael McTizzyent – White Pride V Black Pride

WheelUP – Stay For Long feat Brint Story (Tru Thoughts)

Reginald Omas Mamode IV – 400 Years (IG Culture Remix) (CoOp)

State Of Bengal – Elephant Ride (One Little Indian)

Think Tonk – Police Baton (V)

DJ Krust – Constructive Ambiguity (Crosstown Rebels)

DJ Stretch – Papa Lover (Granny’s Amen Delight Remix) (Ako Beatz)

Si Spex – Def Star (Bandcamp)

Don Rendell & Ian Carr Quintet – Blue Mosque (Jazzman)

Nubya Garcia – Together Is A Beautiful Place To Be (Concord Jazz)

Lloyd Miller – Oriental Jazz Pentalogic (Now Again)

Sefi Zisling – The Sky Sings (Tru Thoughts)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 18.10.20 with Hemai, Che Noir, Jordan Rakei

Music from new Tru Thoughts signing Hemai (21 year old multi-instrumentalist and producer). Jordan Rakei’s cover of Donald Byrd on Blue Note. Hip Hop from Black Moon (sampling Donald Byrd), the excellent Che Noir album, Cypress Hill and a classic from Skitz featuring Wildflower, Tempa & Estelle. Dancefloor tunes from WheelUP, Roisin Murphy and deepness from DJLMP. Reggae from Likkle Jordee, Lila Iké and La Grima (covering Nirvana Reagge / Dub style). A tune from John Lennon. Drum & Bass / Jungle from Chug, DJ Die, Shay and Kings Of The Rollers feat. Chimpo. An Unfold favourite from Arlo Parks. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 18th October 2020

 

Jimetta Rose & Voices of Creation – Let The Sun Shine In (Dub Lab)

Domu – Message To Klemmer (Bandcamp)

Huw Marc Bennett – In My Craft (Albert’s Favourites)

Hemai – Relight feat. Laura Roy & Woddy Green (Tru Thoughts)

Hemai – Relight (Instrumental) (Tru Thoughts)

DJLMP – Track 3994 (Take It Easy)

Roisin Murphy – Shelfish Mademoiselle (Skint)

WheelUP – You Need Loving (Tru Thoughts)

Edrix Puzzle – Jonny Buck Buck (On The Corner)

Jordan Rakei – Wind Parade (Blue Note)

Black Moon – Buck Em Down (Da Beatminerz Remix) (Wreck)

Che Noir – Fall Of Rome (Trust)

Skitz – Domestic Science feat. Wildflower, Tempa & Estelle (Ronin)

Cypress Hill – Insane In The Brain (Nirobi Edit)

MadStarBase – Choli Ke Peeche (Bandcamp)

Karime Kendra – Chemical Imbalance (DJ Die Remix) (Sirkus)

Chug – Gateway Players (Smooth N Groove)

Kings Of The Rollers feat. Chimpo – Shella (Robert Luis Dubplate) (Hospital)

Shay – Badboy (Ako Beatz)

Likkle Jordee – Stay Home Order (Roots Run Deep / Aloha Got Soul)

Lila Iké – Second Chance (Sony)

La Grima feat. Jimetta Rose – Lithium (Tru Thoughts)

John Lennon – Isolation (Universal)

Arlo Parks – Black Dog (Transgressive)

Kirk Degiorgio presents As One – A Short Track About Love (Bandcamp)

Sun Ra – Where Pathways Meet (Ubiquity)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 11.10.20 with Quantic, Sault, WheelUP

Brand new music from Quantic released on his own label Selva. A great new track from Ivy Lab. Previously unreleased music from Domu. Broken Beat from WheelUp featuring Brint Story on vocals. Hip Hop classics from Public Enemy, Gang Starr feat. Nice & Smooth, and Ras Kass. Drum and Bass from Alix Perez feat. Liam Bailey, Jrumhand. PaulSG and DJ Marky. Reggae from Dennis Brown, Likkle Jorde via the excellent Aloha Got Soul, Protoje & Lila Iké. Another spin of the remix by Slowly from Japan of Onegram. Nourishing music from Sault. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 11th October 2020

Sault – Son Shine (Forever Living Originals)

iO – Claire (Mark Broom Mix) (Mo Wax)

J-Felix – Future (Are We Living!?) feat Sol Goodman (El Train Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Onegram – AEO (Slowly Dub Mix) (Flower Records)

Quantic – Theme from Selva (Selva)

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sour Face (dego Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Hazards of Prophecy – Minnie & Marcos (Tiff’s Joints)

WheelUP – Stay For Long (Tru Thoughts)

Domu – Endjoy (Glitch Free Edit) (Bandcamp)

Alix Perez – Moving On feat Liam Bailey (1985 Music)

PaulSG & DJ Marky – Cafe International (Jazz Sticks)

Jrumhand – October (Smooth N Groove)

MadStarBase – Choli Ke Peeche (Bandcamp)

Ivy Lab – Baywatch 480p (2020 LDN)

Life & Nappa – Mess With Me (Instrumental) (Promo)

Public Enemy – Public Enemy No 1 (Nirobi Edit)

Gang Starr feat Nice & Smooth –  Dwyck (Nirobi Edit)

Ras Kass – Soul On Ice (Remix Instrumental) (Priority)

Ras Kass – Nature Of The Threat (Priority)

Dennis Brown – Promised Land (VP)

Protoje & Lila Iké – Not Another Word feat Agent Sasco (Easy Star)

King Tubby – Stalag Riddim (Techniques)

Likkle Jordee – Stay Home Order (Aloha Got Soul)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 04.10.20 with Sault, WheelUP, Okay Kaya

Nourishing music from the latest Sault album. Broken Beat from WheelUP feat Brint Story (check the anti-Trump lyrics) and a classic Switch Edit of Seiji & Q Tip.  Hip Hop from Ras Kass, Blackalicous, 2Pac and Main Source. Brand new music from Steve Arrington on Stones Throw. A track from the new Roisin Murphy album. Deep downtempo music from Calibre. A quality song form Okay Kaya. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 4th October 2020

 

Sault – Little Boy (Forever Living Originals)

Greg Street presents Nappy Roots – Good Day (Instrumental) (Universal)

Freddie Cruger AKA Red Astaire – Something Good feat Desmond Foster (Tru Thoughts)

Steve Arrington – Make A Difference (Stones Throw)

St Panther – Infrastructure (Atlantic)

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sour Face (dego Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Roisin Murphy – Shelfish Mademoiselle (Skint)

Sentinel 793 – Own Your Regrets (Promo)

John Henderson – Space Array (Colour Club Records)

K2 – Krispy Burnt (Bandcamp)

WheelUP – Stay For Long feat Brint Story (Tru Thoughts)

Seiji V Q Tip – Loose Tips (Switch Edit) (Floorplay)

Anunaku & DJ Plead – Clap Clap (AD93)

LTF – Give The Horns Some (Rucksack)

Dele Sosimi x Medlar – Gúdú Gúdú Kan (Daz I Kue Remix) (Wah Wah 45s)

Eberebijara – Samba Negra (Analog Africa)

Greymatter – Torison (Unique Uncut)

Onegram – AEO (Slowly Dub Mix) (Flower)

2Pac – Words Of Wisdom (Interscope)

Main Source – Looking At The Front Door (Nirobi Edit)

Ras Kass – The Long Way (Mello Music Group)

Azymuth – Zé e Paraná (Far Out)

Calibre – Pine (Signature)

Okay Kaya – Baked Bean (Jagjaguwar)

Hidden Spheres – It Ain’t Easy (Lobster Theramin)

Blackalicious – Alphabet Aerobics (Cut Chemist 2.5 Minute Workout) (Mo Wax)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 20.09.20 with Sly5thAve, Demae, Sault

Hip Hop from Sly5thAve’s new album, Pete Rock & Camp Lo and Ms Melodie. A quality tempo changing track from the new On The Corner compilation from Tamar Collocutor V. Soul from Demae, Freddie Cruger feat. Linn and the excellent new Sault album. Deep dancefloor beats from Austin Ato and club tracks from Tiptoes and Karizma. In tribute to Toots (R.I.P) there is music from The Maytals plus Reggae / Dancehall from Mr Vegas & brand new Super Cat. Star Wars Cut & Paste from Si Spex. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 27th September 2020

 

Demae – Use It (Touching Bass)

Freddie Cruger AKA Red Astaire – Pushing On feat. Linn (Tru Thoughts)

Asha Puthli – Right Down Here (Mr Bongo)

Sault – Son Shine (Forever Living Originals)

Tamar Collocutor V – Everywhere Live at TRC (Black Classical Speed Mix) (On The Corner)

sUb_modU – Expensive Sh** (Tru Thoughts)

Austin Ato – Song For Mr. Lewis (Phonica)

Modaji – Starburst Over Orion (Laws Of Motion)

Tiptoes – Let Go (Tiptoes Tapes)

Karizma – Annihilate (Bandcamp)

TVB – Czekam Przed Wejściem (Dub Version) (U Know Me)

Toots & The Maytals – 54-46 That’s My Number (Trojan)

Mr Vegas – Testify (MV Music)

Salaam Remi & Super Cat – Push Time (Louder Than Life)

Ward 21 – Cosa Nostra Riddim (Ward 21 Music)

Super Cat – Ghetto Red Hot (Bobby Konders & Salaam Remix Mix) (Columbia)

Ms Melodie – To Sing All Night (Jive)

Pete Rock & Camp Lo – Ladies & Gentlemen (Tru Soul)

Sly5thAve – More Or Less feat. Marlon Craft (Tru Thoughts)

Si Spex – Def Star (Bandcamp)

Kirk Degiorgio presents As One – Hyeres (Bandcamp)

Bobby McFerrin – Improvisació 1 (Milan Music)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 20.09.20 with Crafty 893, Ebi Soda, Sault

New music from the very talented Crafty 893, taken from his new EP on Tru Thoughts. Deep dancefloor music from Mall Grab. In tribute to Ronald Bell (R.I.P), who co-founded Kool & The Gang, there are two songs from the group plus two Hip Hop tunes that sampled the songs from A Tribe Called Quest and Malcolm McClaren and the World Famous Supreme Team.  A classic from The Quantic Soul Orchestra featuring Alice Russell. Quality music from Brighton’s Ebi Soda. Star Wars themed Cut & Paste from Si  Spex. A track from Sault. Plus plenty more musical treats.

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 13.09.20 with JGrrey, Tiawa, Sarathy Korwar

Soul from JGrrey, Rahaven, Greentea Peng and Tiawa. A Hip Hop classic from Natural Resource. Star Wars Cut & Paste from Si Spex. A great track from Huw Marc Bennet. Quality music from Steam Down on Blue Note. Record Store Day vinyl specials from Sarathy Korwar and Ezra Collective. Gospel with Rap from the 1950’s by The Jubaliares. A Drum and Bass classic from Goldie remixed by 4hero. A quality Jungle Remix from Think Tonk. Plus plenty more musical treats.

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 13th September 2020

JGrrey – Ain’t So (JGrrey)
Rahaven – 7am (Raheaven)
Demae – Ford (Touching Bass)
Tiawa – Life Is Not A Crime (Tru Thoughts)
Greentea Peng – Hu Man (EMI)
Natural Resource – Bums (Ekapa RPM)
Si Spex – Def Star (Bandcamp)
Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey on Bill Maher
Salaam Remi & Black On Purpose feat Black Thought, Syleena Johnson, Cee-Lo Green, Anthony Hamilton & Stephen Marley – Is It Because I’m Black (Louder Than Life)
Steam Down – Etcetera (Blue Note)
Huw Marc Bennett – In My Craft (Albert’s Favourites)
First Floor – Agua (Re-Edit) (Local Talk)
Sarathy Korwar – Mumbay feat MC Mawali (Auntie Flo Remix) (Leaf)
Dr Xand – Cummings Driving Eye Test Lie
Ezra Collective – Dark Side Riddim (Enter The Jungle)
Rabii Harnoune & V.B.Kühl – Yomali (WheelUP Remix) (Tru Thoughts)
Karizma – Georgia (Kaytronik’s Unreleased BrukItDownBeat Mix) (Bandcamp)
Ltd W Lbl – Scrutinized Tune (Ltd W Lbl)
The Jubalaires – Noah (Orange Leisure)
Innervisons – Mermaids (Mo Wax)
Shazia Manzoor – Pyar Kiya To Nibhana (Do For Love Mix) (Kamlee)
Goldie – Inner City Life (4 Hero Remix Part 1) (FFRR)
Gawd Status – The Alchemist feat Fae Simon (Sly Logic Bootleg)
Digital & Spirit vs Flava & Dissect – Primal (Resound Remix) (Function)
Bounty,Beenie & Sassco- Law Riddim (Think Tonk Jugglism Remix)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 06.09.20 with Gawd Status, Steam Down, Shazia Manzoor

On the week the new Shapes compilation is released on Tru Thoughts we play a couple of tunes that are on the vinyl from Gawd Status and WheelUP. A great 7” release from Steam Down on Blue Note. Hip Hop from Biz Markie and Natural Resource. Soul from Caron Wheeler and Monica. Si Spex cuts and pastes some Star Wars samples. Piano Broken Beat from Cengiz. Soulful South Asian sounds from Shazia Manzoor. The excellent 2000Black remix of Bryony Jarman-Pinto. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 6th August 2020

 

Biggabush – Intravenus 2 (Tru Thoughts)

Kim Latrice Jones – Equality Not Revenge

Natural Resource – I Love This World (Makin Records)

Gawd Status – Amplified Science (Tru Thoughts)

Biz Markie – Vapors (Cold Chillin)

Caron Wheeler – Star (12″ Edit) (Airtight)

Steam Down – Etcetera (Blue Note)

Monica – So Gone (J)

Barry & The Chivertons – Cross The Tracks (We Better Go Back) (Bandcamp)

Finn Irregular – Waves (Tuck Shop)

Marschmellows – Soulpower (Jazzanova’s Straight Dub Mix) (Sonar Kollektiv)

Kamaal Williams – Save Me (Black Focus)

Ltd W Lbl – Scrutinized Tune (Ltd W Lbl)

Pegasvs – Closer To The Sun (Laroye Remix) (Burnin Music)

Saronde – Firewood feat. Idd Aziz (Universal)

Cengiz – Not Eazy Listening (Super Sonic Jazz)

WheelUP – Vitruvian Man (Tru Thoughts)

Si Spex – Def Star (Bandcamp)

Shazia Manzoor – Us Ko Rok Lo (Kamlee)

Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (Long Dutch Mix) (Atlantic)

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sour Face (2000Black Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Real Thing – Dance With Me (Nirobi Edit)

Jonny Faith – Mange Tout (Garden of Zen)

Rex Orange County – Uno (Rex Orange County)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 30.08.20 with Asha Puthli, Moonchild, Scorzayzee

To celebrate Record Store Day 2020 finally happening, this week’s Unfold show is a vinyl special featuring some RSD releases alongside other vinyl treats new, old and classic. Soul from Moonchild (remixed by Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser) and Minnie Riperton. Hip Hop from the Jungle Brothers and Scorzayzee. Revolution inspiring Soul / Funk from Magnum. Dego remixing Bryony Jarman-Pinto (forthcoming on a Tru Thoughts 12”). Classic Broken Beat from Da One Away aka Dego. Quality re-issue of the Asha Puthli album from Mr Bongo records. Plus lots more great music to enjoy across the genres.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 30th August 2020

 

Moonchild – The Truth (DJ Jazzy Jeff & James Poyser Remix) (Tru Thoughts 7”)

The Lisa Carbon Trio – Soft Drink (Rephlex LP)

Letetra Widman – I Want Change

Jack Penate – Prayer (XL 7”)

Minnie Riperton – Les Fleur (Janus LP)

Smoove – A Quest Called Tribe (Part 2) & (Part 1) (Wack 7”)

Scorzayzee – Great Britain (Gotham City 12”)

Jungle Brothers – Because I Got It Like That (Idlers 7”)

DJ Takemura – Hoping For The Sun (Kool Jazz 12”)

Stretch & Bobbito – Voices In My Head (Uprising Music LP)

Magnum – Evolution (Jamie LP)
Sugarloaf Gangsters – Chor Gway (GAMM 12”)

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sour Face (Dego Remix) (Tru Thoughts 12”)

LCSM “Likwid Continual Space Motion” – For the People (Super Sonic Jazz LP)

Ezra Collective – Samuel L Riddim (Enter The Jungle 12”)

Grizzly – Up Through The Down Pipe (G Force Remix) (Echo Drop 10”)

Tom & Jerry – How It Feels (Ako Beatz 12”)

Strategy – Nom Wah Tea Parlour (Tru Thoughts LP)

Da One Away – Trash Da Junk (Main Squeeze 12”)

Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes – Julie Mangos (Blue Note LP)

Asha Pulthi – Right Down Here (Mr Bongo LP)

The Bamboos – I Don’t Wanna Stop feat Kylie Auldist (Tru Thoughts 7”)

Emma-Jean Thackray – Yang (Night Dreamer LP )

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 23.08.20 with Souleance, Tiawa, Hemai

Dancefloor grooves from Souleance & Kartell. Music from new Tru Thoughts signing Tiawa. A track from the new Khruangbin album. Greentea Peng drops another good single. Music from 20 year old multi instrumentalist and producer Hemai. A classic from The Young Disciples on Talkin Loud. Drum & Bass / Jungle from The JB (sampling Soul II Soul) and Think Tonk. Gospel soul from PJ Morton. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 23rd August 2020

 

Tiawa – Life Is Not A Crime (Tru Thoughts)

Mildlife – Phase (Research)

Jack Penate – Prayer (XL)

Fifth Of Heaven – Just a Little More feat Denise Johnson (BBE)

Abstract Truth – (We Had) A Thing (Jay’s Naked Mix) (Wave)

Wham! – Nothing Looks The Same In The Light (CBS)

Hemai – Rise from the Sun (Eyes Wide Open)

Anderson .Paak – Lockdown Remix feat JID, Noname Jay Rock (Aftermath)

Kartell – All In feat Che Lingo (Roche Musique)

Khruangbin – Time (You And I) (Dead Oceans Inc)

Gonzi – Soul Occupation (Super Sonic Jazz)

Nikitch & Kuna Maze – Hey, This Must Be Deep (Tru Thoughts)

Logic1000 – Precision (Logic 1000)

Crafty 893 – Sincerely (Instrumental) (Tru Thoughts)

Greentea Peng – Hu Man (Universal)

Lady Blackbird – Beware the Stranger (Foundation Music)

Bonobo – Brighton Tapes 02 (Soundcloud)

PJ Morton feat. MusiqCity Walls – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (Acoustic Version) (Morton)

Young Disciples – Get Yourself Together (Talkin Loud)

Souleance – Aquarelle (First Word)

The JB – Back 2 Life (The Dedication) (Back 2 Basics)

Sister Nancy & Stylo G – Bam Badd (Robert Luis Special) (Dubplate)

Dillinja – Sovereign Melody (Deep Jungle)

Think Tonk – Mus’Be Mad (Hospital)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 16.08.20 with Rabii Harnoune, V.B. Kühl, Chaka Khan

This week in the second half of the show Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl join Robert via Zoom to play tracks from their recent album on Tru Thoughts, talk about the history of Gnawa music from Morocco and how this project fusing Gnawa and electronic music came about.  For the first hour there is music from Jack Penate (produced by Inflo… the man behind Sault and also featuring Malcom Catto on drums). A brand new remix of Anderson .Paak’s Lockdown anthem. Smoove cleverly chops up the original breaks as used by A Tribe Called Quest together. Krewcial re-edits a classic from Chaka Khan. The Sugarloaf Gangsters with a tempo changing Brazilian influenced drum workout. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 16th August 2020

 

Jack Penate – Prayer (XL)

Mildlife – Phase (Research)

Philip Bailey – Children Of The Ghetto

Anderson .Paak – Lockdown Remix feat. JID, Noname Jay Rock (Aftremath)

Chaka Khan – I’m Every Woman (Krewical Edit) (Vinylators)

Roy Ayers – Everybody (Uno Melodic)

Smoove – A Quest Called Tribe (Part 2) (Wack)

Crafty 893 – Sincerely (Instrumental) (Tru Thoughts)

Souleance – Aquarelle (First Word)

Take Vibe E.P – Golden Brown (Jazz Room)

iO – Claire (Mark Broom Mix) (Mo Wax)

 

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl in conversation via Zoom:

 

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Baniya

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Baniya (Instrumental)

Innervisions – Mermaids (Mo Wax)

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Invitation To Dance

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Traveller

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Traveller (Instrumental)

Gonzi – Soul Occupation (Super Sonic Jazz)

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Soyo

 

End of Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl in conversation via Zoom

 

Sugarloaf Gangsters – Chor Gway (GAMM)

Anunaku & DJ Plead – Wheele (AD 93)

 

 

 

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 09.08.20 with Space Captain, The Roots, Cleo Sol

Lots of quality music this week including the new single from Space Captain on Tru Thoughts. Hip Hop from The Roots (Rest In Peace Malik B) and Westside Gunn. Jazz from Emma-Jean Thackray on the vinyl label Night Dreamer. Soul from Sound Of Superbad and Cleo Sol. Broken Beat from Laroye remixing Pegasvs, Son Of Scientist (aka IG Culture) and Domu making a welcome return remixing Nikitch & Kuna Maze. A classic from Abstract Truth. Drum & Bass from Jrumhand and older but newly re-issued Tom & Jerry (from the Reinforced crew). Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis

Sunday 9th August 2020

 

Sound Of Superbad – I Want’cha (Izipho Soulrecords)

Westside Gunn – Trash Bag (Instrumental) (Nature Sounds)

Cleo Sol – Rewind (Forever Living Originals)

Space Captain – Birthday Cards (Tru Thoughts)

Kutiman – A Giant Snail (Siyal)

Abstract Truth – (We Had) A Thing (Jay’s Naked Mix) (Wave)

Mr Scruff & Mark Rae – How Sweet It Is (Grand Central)

Haim – Summer Girl (Universal)

Emma Jean Thackray – Yang (Night Dreamer)

Hidden Spheres – Ruhani (Oath)

Pegasvs – Closer To The Sun (Laroye Remix) (Burnin Music)

The Seshen – Still Dreaming (Ben Hauke Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Son Of Scientist feat Heidi Vogel – Solution (Dutty Church Remix) (Main Squeeze)

Nikitch & Kuna Maze – The Leak (Domu Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

Impish – White Pony (Hospital)

Jrumhand – October (Smooth N Groove)

Tom & Jerry – How It Feels (Ako Beatz)

Bonobo – BrightonTapes 01 (Soundcloud)

The Roots – Clones (Geffen)

Westside Gunn feat Benny & Boldy James – Buffs Vs Wires (Griselda)

Captain Planet – Fireflies & Palm Wine (Bastard Jazz)

J.O.B – Boris Johnson Really Likes Gestures (But Would Not Do A Gesture Against Racism)

Amrit Kaur – Blind (Jugni Media)

Harvey Mason – Modaji (Arista)

GhostChant feat Georgia Mason – Kiyu (Tangential)

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Duration: 120:00