Posts in tag

Tru Thoughts


Masaaki Yoshida, the Tokyo born, London based producer who works under the name Anchorsong, is back with a a new track, ‘Tunis Dream’, out now on the much loved (particularly by us) Tru Thoughts label. Well known for his ability to weave a myriad of styles into something beat laden and satisfying, whether that be …

Out now on the ever brilliant Tru Thought label is the latest EP from songwriter and vocalist Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Fish Factory Sessions EP. They are as-live recordings of songs from her much lauded ‘Cage and Aviary’ album recorded at (unsurprisingly) London’s Fish Factory Studios. Of the sessions, Bryony says “The Fish Factory Sessions were meant …

LIKE that friend you have that you’ve grown with and can always WhatsApp in the middle of the night, Brighton’s TruThoughts is someone you can rely on; that you can turn to when the chips are down and you need a little pizazz. The label’s consistency in panning out the glittering nuggets of artists who …

SAN FRAN area septet The Seshen have been nothing if not productive this year. They released their third album, Cyan, earlier this year with Brighton’s eclectic beat hounds Tru Thoughts. They’ve since taken three singles from Cyan: the crisp soul electro of “Dive”, the beautiful acoustic grace of “Don’t Answer” and cool breaks torchsong “Take …

DANNY WHEELER, who creates fine broken beatz for Brighton’s ever-cracking Tru Thoughts as WheelUp, has released a new digital-only four-tracker, The Ndebele EP. Underpinned on a fine jazzy keys vamp, title track “Ndebele” bites deeper and deeper on a bed of deep polyrhythm and lofts on Moogy squiggle.  Taking its concept from Danny’s father’s Zimbabwean …

Danny Wheeler -DJ, drum & bass producer and head honcho of W10 Records has released Vitruvian Man under his broken beat alias WheelUP, named by none other than Bugz in the Attic founder Afronaught. It’s art the darker end of broken beat, but bubbles and fizzes away with a dance floor pull about it, its …

Quantic - Atlantic Oscillations

We already know that Quantic is back, with a new album, and ahead of the album release on 12th June is a 12″ bundle of remixes for the title track “Atlantic Oscillations” – The 12″ also includes a shorter radio edit, a remix from Maghreban taking the track into a 90s rave direction, and possibly …

Taken form his forthcoming album Atlantic Oscillations, You Used To Love Me ft. Denitia is the latest single from renowned producer Quantic aka Will Holland. Returning to his electronic roots, Holland has drafted in New-York based singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Denitia to add vocals and lyrics. It’s a bustling busy electro sound, this gluey …

Out on 13th May on the essential Tru Thoughts label, ‘A life worth living’ is the taken from the latest album from the incredibly prolific Quantic aka British producer, musician and band-leader Will Holland, in his tropical dub infused guise, the Flowering Inferno project. It features legendary Jamaican toaster U-Roy, about whom Holland says “I’m …

He doesn’t play out very often, doesn’t Ben Lamdin, aka Nostalgia 77 so there’s much excitement here in Backseat Mafia towers that he’s announced a rare live appearance, along with his full live band, at Rich Mix, London on Friday 18th September. After bursting onto the scene with this atmospheric (nu)jazz and fresh take on …