Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 02.08.20 with Denise Johnson, Sault, Bonobo

In tribute to Denise Johnson (R.I.P) we play her UK soul classic ‘Just A Little More’. Another track from the Sault album (so many tunes!). Hip Hop from Kendrick Lamar, Ty feat. Durrty Goodz, Diamond D and Bishop Nehru. A classic from Mr Scruff. Broken Beat from WheelUP and Haze City. A track from Bonobo’s debut album on Tru Thoughts celebrating the 20th anniversary since its release! Jungle from Gold Dubs, Aries and Stylo G. Soulful sounds from Bryony Jarmon-Pinto and Marco McKinnis. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Unfold with Robert Luis
Sunday 2nd August
Sault – Hold Me (Forever Living Originals)
Psychemagik – We Can Be One (Instrumental) (Psychemagik)
Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sun Kissed (Tru Thoughts)
Fifth Of Heaven feat. Denise Johnson – Just a Little More (BBE)
Pete Rock – Take A Knee (Tru Soul)
Mr Scruff – How Sweet It Is (Grand Central)
Bishop Nehru – Meathead feat MF Doom (Nehruvia)
Ty feat. Durrty Goodz – The Real Ones (BBE)
Visitor (not Homeboy Sandman) –  Fruit Day
Diamond D – Freestyle (Yo That’s That S***) (PWL)
Kaytranada – Chances (Instrumental) (RCA)
Kendrick Lamar – 05.28.2013 (Nirobi Edit)
iO – Claire (Mark Broome Mix) (Mo Wax)
Kim Latrice Jones – Equality Not Revenge
Pegasvs – Closer To The Sun (Laroye Remix) (Burnin Music)
Jill Scott – Whatever (Scott Wozniak Remix)
WheelUP – People (Tru Thoughts)
Haze City – Reel Close (Casse)
The Specials feat. Saffiyah Khan – 10 Commandments (Universal)
Buju Banton – Driver A (Gargamel)
Sister Nancy & Stylo G – Bam Badd (Robert Luis Dubplate)
Gold Dubs x Aries – Good Vibrations (Born On Road)
Ed West – A Message from Deemas (Unit 137)
Bonobo – Terrapin (Tru Thoughts)
DJ Spinna – Cold Train (Bandcamp)
Marco McKinnis – Silence (Republic)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 26.07.20 with Amrit Kaur, Greentea Peng, Moonchild

A great song from Amrit Kaur. A track from the excellent Sault album. Hip Hop from Black Moon, Organized Konfusion and Divine. Broken Beat from Wheel Up and Laroye remixing Pegasvs. A dancefloor track by Jidenna (as featured in Series 4 of Insecure). Janelle Monae (as featured in the excellent I May Destroy You series). Reggae from Billy Boyo and a Sister Nancy Dubplate special. Drum and Bass from Dave Owen, Chug and Leviticus (the Amen version). Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

Unfold with Robert Luis
Sunday 26th July

Amrit Kaur – Blind (Jugni)

Harvey Mason – Modaji (Arista)

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

Sault – Hard Life (Forever Living Originals)

Moonchild – Wise Women (Tru Thoughts)

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

Organized Konfusion – Stray Bullet (Hollywood Basic)

Divine – Nas Interlude (Mass Appeal)

Divine – Kohinoor (Mass Appeal)

WheelUP – Life On Mars (Tru Thoughts)

Citizen Deep – Gimme Gimme (Audio Jazz)

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

Sons & Daughters Of Lite – Let The Sun Shine In (Luv N Haight)

Jidenna – Feng Shui (Atlantic)

Janelle Monae – Dance Or Die (Nirobi Edit) (Promo)

sUb_modU – Expensive S*** (Tru Thoughts)

Richard Pryor – Racism + Capitalism

Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder & Kamasi Washington – First Responders (Empire)

Maxwell Owin & Xenia Manasseh – Probably Never feat. Joe Armon-Jones (Extra Soul Perception)

Greentea Peng – Sane (Different / Tennnn)

Billy Boyo – One Spliff A Day (VP)

Sister Nancy – Bam Bam (Robert Luis Special) (Dubplate)

Pa Salieu – Betty (Warners)

Dave Owen – Yo Girl

Chug – Sunday Sesh (Promo)

Leviticus – Burial (Amen Mix) (Promo)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 19.07.20 with Sade, Kinny, Awkward Corners

A classic tune from Sade. A track from the excellent Sault album. Hip Hop sampling the Pinball Song from Sesame street by Nautilus. IG Culture reworking Fela Kuti & Tony Allen. Heavy Bass and Drums from Monsterz. Broken Beat from WheelUP on Tru Thoughts. Gospel from Rev Milton Brunson as featured in the series I May Destroy You. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

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Sunday 19th July 2020

Sault – Pray Up Stay Up (Forever Living Originals)

Scarface – On My Block (Instrumental) (Def Jam)

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Emerge (Fish Factory Session) (Tru Thoughts)

Sade –  Immigrant (Sony)

Lynda Dawn & BesKept – Roses (Extra Soul Perception)

Photek – Into The 90’s (Metalheadz)

Jack Straton – Origins Of Whiteness

Pa Salieu – Betty (Warner)

Johnny Osbourne – Budy Bye (Kenny Dope Mix) (Priority)

Nautilus – Twelve (Innera)

Joash – Salome (Compost)

Soho – Hot Music (Nirobi Edit) (Square)

Monsterz – Harlem Slang (Nirobi Edit)

Teakwood – Teakwood Jesse (Mo Soul)

Opolopo – Spinnin (If It Ain’t Jazz)

Fela Kuti x Tony Allen –  I.T.T.  (Shall I Bruk It Flip Pt 2)

WheelUP – Jishin (Girl) (Tru Thoughts)

Mark Hamer – Call To Farage

Sentinel 793 – Staunch (Promo)

Tipsy – Space Golf (Venusiian Swing Mix) (Asphodel)

Kutiman – Tanzania (Siyal)

Massive Attack – Teardrop (Virgin)

Kinny – Big Fat Liar (Tru Thoughts)

Rev. Milton Brunson – It’s Gonna Rain (Word)

J Magik – Mermaids (Mo Wax)

Awkward Corners – No Green Lights (AmaMizu remix) (Shapes Of Rhythm)

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Duration: 120:00

Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 12.07.20 with Lynda Dawn, Moonchild, Jrumhand

Brand new Soul music from Lynda Dawn. Classics from 4 Hero and Hiatus Kaiyote. Hip Hop from Gawd Status, Noname and Gang Starr. Gospel from Enlightment and Lisa Taylor. Drum & Bass from Peshay, Steppa, Jrumhand & Poschek. Broken Beat from LCSM & WheelUP. A track from the excellent Sault album. Plus plenty more musical treats.

 

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Sunday 12th July 2020

 

Moonchild – Whistling (Tru Thoughts)

J Magik – Mermaids (Mo Wax)

Hiatus Kaiyote – Nakamarra (Sony)

4Hero feat Carina Andersson – Les Fleur (Talkin Loud)

The Stance Brothers – Resolution Blue (We Jazz Records)

Gang Starr – Mass Appeal (Chrysalis)

Gawd Status – Uranium (Tru Thoughts)

Noname – Song 33 (Noname)

Sly5thAve – Expatria feat Thalma de Freitas (Tru Thoughts)

Lynda Dawn & BesKept – Roses (Extra Soul Perception)

Harvey Mason – Modaji (BMG)

Enlightment – I Got To Get Away (Nature Sounds)

Lisa Taylor – Did You Pray Today (Nirobi Edit) (Promo)

Ja’Net Dubois – Queen Of The Highway (Kon Edit) (Backatcha)

Sault – Bow feat Michael Kiwanuka (Forever Living Originals)

Citizens Advice – Social Distancing (Yoruba Soul)

Gil Scot Heron – Explaining The Meaning Of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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

WheelUP – People (Tru Thoughts)

Hifi Sean & Crystal Waters – Heavy (Extended) (Plastique)

J.O.B – Boris Johnson Does Not Like Gestures Standing Up To Racsim

Peshay & Steppa – House Of The Rising Sun (Peshay Music)

Jrumhand & Poschek – Jazz Tears (Soul Deep Exclusives)

Kim Latrice Jones – Lucky We Just Want Equality

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

Drumagick – Take Five (Drumagick Edit)

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

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Sunday 5th July 2020

 

Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Roy Ayers – Synchronize Vibration (Jazz Is Dead)

J Magik – Mermaids (Mo Wax)

April + Vista – How To Get By (Clean) (Otherfeels)

Arlo Parks – Black Dog (Transgressive)

The Roots – You Got Me feat Erykah Badu (Geffen)

Sault – Stop Dem (Forever Living Originals)

Public Enemy – Fight The Power feat Nas, YG, Rapsody, Black Thought & ?uest Love (B.E.T)

Wu-Tang Clan – Protect Ya Neck (Loud)

Gawd Status – Amplified Science (Tru Thoughts)

Harvey Mason – Modaji (Arista)

Anderson Paak – Lockdown (Aftermath)

Vex Ruffin – I’m Still At It (Stones Throw)

Luther Vandross – Shine (Epic)

Nikitch & Kuna Maze – 46 Rue Du Fort (Tru Thoughts)

LCSM “Likwid Continual Space Motion” – 12th Planet feat Ghettolette String Ensemble (Super Sonic Jazz)

Domu feat Face – Save It (2000 Black)

Sentinel 793 – Moving Modus (Promo)

Kamaal Williams – Strings (ATL) (Studio K7)

Rabii Harnoune And V.B. Kühl – Traveller (Tru Thoughts)

Nuyorican Soul – I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun (4Hero Remix) (Talkin Loud)

Villem – We Had A Song feat Leo Wood (Hospital)

Need For Mirrors – Blood Orange (V)

Jrumhand – October (Smooth & Groove)

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00

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.

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Duration: 120:00