Artists tagged Tru Thoughts

March 20, 2017

Hot 8 Brass Band

New Orleans' Hot 8 Brass Band was founded in 1995 by tuba player Bennie Pete, Jerome "Bay Bay" Jones (trombone) and Harry "Swamp Thang" Cook (bass drum) to play brass band music professionally. Although many of the current members began playing together i

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March 13, 2017

Auf Tru Thoughts erscheint das mittlerweile fünfte Album der aus New Orleans stammenden Hot 8 Brass Band

Die aus New Orleans stammende und für den Grammy nominierte Hot 8 Brass Band veröffentlicht ihr fünftes Album mit dem Titel "On The Spot". Im wahren Hot-8-Stil vereint dieses Album Party Beats & Grooves, vermischt rauen Funk und charismatische Hip Hop-

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January 2, 2017

Manu Delago

As a two-year-old Manu Delago began what would become a very musically inclined life as he sat behind his first drumkit. Four years later, he took accordion lessons and at the age of ten, he started playing the piano. As a teenager Manu Delago mainly play

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December 19, 2016

Der gefeierte Hang- und Percussion-Spieler, Produzent und Komponist Manu Delago veröffentlicht sein drittes Soloalbum

"Ich wollte Klanglandschaften kreieren, die elektronisch klingen, dabei allerdings komplett live eingespielt sind und sich dementsprechend auch organisch und menschlich anfühlen", so der Kommentar von Delago. Nahezu alle Effekte basieren auf seinen Hang-

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October 14, 2016

The Seshen

The Seshen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based seven-piece led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara. Their forward-thinking sound combines synthesizers, drum machines, live percussion, and entrancing harmonies to create an

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September 29, 2016

‘Flames & Figures’ is the second full-length album from The Seshen

'Flames & Figures' is the second full-length album from The Seshen, whose forward-thinking sound combines synthesizers, drum machines, live percussion and entrancing harmonies for an unmistakable fusion of R&B, synth-pop and electronic music. The long pla

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August 1, 2016

Lakuta

Lakuta are a musical collective founded by Cicely Taylor in Brighton. The British-based band have heritage from Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Malaysia, Spain and the UK. Drawing on their backgrounds in jazz, funk, soul and world music to create a modern sound,

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July 29, 2016

Various – Shapes In Space (Tru Thoughts)

'Shapes: In Space' is the latest in Tru Thoughts' series of essential label compilations put together by A&R and co-owner (and renowned DJ) Robert Luis. Encompassing the best of the Brighton based label's eclectic and international current roster, as well

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July 18, 2016

‘Shapes: In Space’ is the latest in Tru Thoughts’ series of essential label compilations

'Shapes: In Space' is the latest in Tru Thoughts' series of essential label compilations put together by A&R and co-owner (and renowned DJ) Robert Luis. Encompassing the best of the Brighton based label's eclectic and international current roster, as well

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July 4, 2016

‘Disaster Piece’ is the heavy new album from UK grime crew Roll Deep founding member MC Flowdan

'Disaster Piece' is the heavy new album from one of the founding members of UK grime crew Roll Deep, MC Flowdan. Carving his own path with his debut on Tru Thoughts, the record is a melodic grime symphony built up of standout tunes which take you on a dar

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July 1, 2016

Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – 1000 Watts (Tru Thoughts)

'1000 Watts' is the third album from the tropical reggae- and dub-infused Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno project. This outing sees musical explorer Will "Quantic" Holland making a more concerted foray into pure reggae-roots territory, although flashes

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June 13, 2016

Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno

The concept and style of Flowering Inferno rests simply on pleasurable, easy-to-listen dub and reggae inspired music made in a tropical climate; and the standard and scope of the music is as dazzling as one has come to expect from this prolific, globe-tro

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June 10, 2016

The third album from the tropical reggae- and dub-infused Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno project

'1000 Watts' is the third album from the tropical reggae- and dub-infused Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno project. This outing sees musical explorer Will "Quantic" Holland making a more concerted foray into pure reggae-roots territory, although flashes

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May 31, 2016

‘Futurespective’ sees Harleighblu taking the next definitive step

Harleighblu's 'Futurespective' album charts the exciting development and artistic exploration of a gifted young singer and songwriter, bringing an eagerly awaited physical release for tracks from her acclaimed "Futurespective" digital EP series, alongside

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May 23, 2016

Harleighblu

Combining a classic yet truly distinctive soul voice with a love of bass and eclectic future beats, each new release from Harleighblu is a revelation. Signed to Tru Thoughts - a match made in musical heaven - Harleighblu has been likened to Erykah Badu an

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January 11, 2016

Anchorsong

Anchorsong - aka Masaaki Yoshida - has become globally recognised for his unique live shows, which many people have described as "like watching a painter drawing on a white canvas", as he creates electronic music completely live using a sampler (MPC2500)

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January 7, 2016

‘Ceremonial’ is the second full album on Tru Thoughts from much-feted electronic artist Anchorsong

'Ceremonial' is the second full album on Tru Thoughts from much-feted electronic artist Anchorsong - AKA Tokyo-born, London based musician Masaaki Yoshida. The album brings a richly textured tapestry of outward-looking sounds, blending modern and retro mu

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December 18, 2015

Moonchild

"With only a couple of albums under their belt - 2012's Be Free and 2014's Please Rewind - horn/reed players Andris Mattson, Max Bryk, and Amber Navran of the jazz and soul trio Moonchild have built a considerable following among both the neo-soul-hungove

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December 14, 2015

‘Please Rewind’ is the debut album on Tru Thoughts from new signing Moonchild

'Please Rewind' is the debut album on Tru Thoughts from new signings Moonchild. The LA based group explore new soul / jazz / electronic ground, with a penchant for exquisite arrangement they create textured and catchy riffs which will excite everyone from

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September 8, 2015

Discover Strange Faith, the new collaborative project from Nostalgia 77 & Jeb Loy Nichols

Love & Poverty is the debut album from Strange Faith, a new collaborative project involving country soul singer-songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols and jazz/soul/folk producer and composer Benedic Lamdin, acclaimed for his output under the Nostalgia 77 moniker alo

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July 28, 2015

Second instalment of the Tru Thoughts Covers compilation series

The second instalment of the Tru Thoughts Covers compilation series brings together some of the intriguing cover versions that have been released and loved as album tracks, singles or one-offs on the label. As well as contributions from familiar Tru T

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July 24, 2015

Quantic Presents The Western Transient is the latest project from Will ‘Quantic’ Holland

Quantic Presents The Western Transient is the latest project from Will "Quantic" Holland, bringing together a handpicked band of some of his favourite American musicians to realise a set of new compositions paying homage to the rich, lively and intimate q

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July 21, 2015

The highly anticipated debut album from the future dancehall duo Ghost Writerz

'GWz All The Way' is the highly anticipated debut album from the future dancehall duo Ghost Writerz. The longplayer showcases the range, the invention, the heart and the fire in this talented pair's unique mix of bashment, hip hop, jungle, reggae and dub.

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July 20, 2015

Ghost Writerz

'GWz All The Way' is the highly anticipated debut album from the future dancehall duo Ghost Writerz. The longplayer showcases the range, the invention, the heart and the fire in this talented pair's unique mix of bashment, hip hop, jungle, reggae and dub.

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June 29, 2015

“101 Reasons” is the debut album from new signing J-Felix on Tru Thoughts

"101 Reasons" is the debut album from new signing J-Felix on Tru Thoughts. The album showcases the Brighton based producer's addictive musical style, with a heavy '80s funk lilt, Jazz inflections and a dubby rhythmic driving force. Originally from Bristol

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June 26, 2015

J-Felix

Producer and multi-instrumentalist Joe F Newman cut his teeth in an eclectic range of bands and musical projects - not to mention absorbing a mind-boggling array of influences, from The Clash to De La Soul to Snarky Puppy - before deciding the time had co

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June 12, 2015

Werkha – Colours Of A Red Brick Raft (Tru Thoughts)

'Colours Of A Red Brick Raft' is the debut album from Manchester based musician Werkha, showcasing his infectious fusion of Afrobeat, bass, house, jazz, funk and soul, all bound together with constantly evolving electronic production. Werkha is the mon

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June 8, 2015

Werkha

Werkha is the project of musician and producer Tom A. Leah. After a big year in which his reputation has swiftly spread, this rising talent has now signed to Tru Thoughts and is putting the finishing touches to a clutch of new tunes to be released in 2014

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June 5, 2015

‘Colours Of A Red Brick Raft’ is the debut album from the exciting new producer Werkha

'Colours Of A Red Brick Raft' is the debut album from Manchester based musician Werkha, showcasing his infectious fusion of Afrobeat, bass, house, jazz, funk and soul, all bound together with constantly evolving electronic production. Werkha is the mon

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May 26, 2015

‘In Sickness & In Health’ is the debut full-length from Dizz1 on Tru Thoughts

In its creation, Dizz1 - AKA Melbourne based Dave Norris - had a mission to explore progressive, long-building, deep dance music arrangements in a hip hop context and tempo, with the idea of getting his favourite MCs to spit over beats that are far from t

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April 7, 2015

Manu Delago

Manu Delago combines his mastery of the Hang - a rare and enchanting instrument - with bold arrangements, irresistible melodies and multi-layered beats on his Tru Thoughts debut Silver Kobalt. The young Austrian composer/multi-instrumentalist is highly in

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March 31, 2015

New album from the prodigious Hang player and percussionist Manu Delago

Manu Delago combines his mastery of the Hang - a rare and enchanting instrument - with bold arrangements, irresistible melodies and multi-layered beats on his Tru Thoughts debut Silver Kobalt. The young Austrian composer/multi-instrumentalist is highly in

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March 30, 2015

Manu Delago

Having already collaborated with Björk, The Cinematic Orchestra, Anoushka Shankar, Andreya Triana and the London Symphony Orchestra, 2015 see's Manu Delago release his new album, 'Silver Kobalt' on Tru Thoughts - a continuation from the subtle beautiful

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January 19, 2015

‘Sundial’ is the debut full album from new Tru Thoughts signing Jonny Faith

'Sundial' is the debut full album from new Tru Thoughts signing Jonny Faith. Drawing on a wide range of musical influences, Faith has crafted an individual style rooted in hip hop but overflowing with intricate percussion and lush, organic tones. The spri

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January 12, 2015

Jonny Faith

Drawing on a wide range of musical influences from the past and present, Jonny Faith has crafted his own individual sound overflowing with intricate percussion and lush, organic tones. Originating from Edinburgh, but now based in Melbourne, Faith gained h

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December 2, 2014

Nostalgia 77 and the Monster is the second incarnation of the Nostalgia 77 Live band

'Measures' is the second album from the Nostalgia 77 & The Monster guise, bringing a flavoursome take on instrumental jazz. The collection of songs sees Ben Lamdin's long time collaborator, bass player and arranger Riaan Vosloo stepping to the fore, bring

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October 20, 2014

It’s time for the Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary celebrations!

This year sees the 15th Anniversary of Tru Thoughts Recordings, the pioneering and innovative label from Brighton which won the coveted Gilles Peterson Worldwide Award for Best Label way back in 2005 and has continued to go from strength to strength, amas

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August 8, 2014

Lost Midas – Off The Course (Tru Thoughts)

The debut album from Lost Midas, 'Off The Course' showcases the talents of LA musician Jason Trikakis, producing an electronic sound brimming with modern pop melodies and forward thinking synth-heavy production. Lost Midas signed to Tru Thoughts last y

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July 29, 2014

Lost Midas

With influences ranging from a lifelong love of pop melodies and the '80s New Wave through J. Dilla to The Mahavishnu Orchestra, LA based producer and multi-instrumentalist Lost Midas treads an aesthetic turf somewhere between Neon Indian and Bibio; irres

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July 28, 2014

Tru Thoughts are excited to unveil the debut album from Lost Midas

The debut album from Lost Midas, 'Off The Course' showcases the talents of LA musician Jason Trikakis, producing an electronic sound brimming with modern pop melodies and forward thinking synth-heavy production. Lost Midas signed to Tru Thoughts last y

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