Rank #1: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 10.02.19 with The Specials, Saffiyah Kahn, Swindle
A great new track from The Specials feat Saffiyah Khan. Deep orchestral remix of Uniting Of Opposites by Tim Liken. A track from the excellent Swindle album feat Ghetts. Broken Beat from Lewis D on the Co-Op label. Deep Disco from West Loop Chicago. Jazz from Olli Ahvenlahti and Kenny Barron (as sampled by Basement Jaxx). Plus plenty more musical treats.
Feb 11 2019
Rank #2: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 09.12.18 with Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids, Te’Amir, Tuxedo
Dropping some Best of 2018 selections including music from Idris Ackamoor, Te’Amir, The Flying Stars Of Brookyln, Duval Timothy and Joe Armon Jones. Plus a Christmas themed DJ Mix including Hip Hop, Soul, Reggae and Jazz from DJ Spinna, Children Of Zeus, Wiley, James Brown, Blondie, Stevie Wonder, Cocoa Tea and Nancy Wilson.
Dec 10 2018
Rank #3: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 23.12.18 with Cleo Sol, Uniting Of Opposites, Snips
Part 3 of the Best Of 2018 selections. Includes one of the best tracks of the year from Cleo Sol. Yazmin Lacey and Mr Fingers. Deep Dancefloor tracks from Sampology and Snips. Disco / Boogie from Kassin and Kat Roberts. Plus plenty more treats across the musical spectrum that helped make 2018 great.
Dec 24 2018
Rank #4: 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 Jarman-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.
Apr 20 2020
Rank #5: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 21.07.19 with Little Simz, Gawd Status, Main Source
A Hip Hop themed show this week with a variety of Hip Hop tracks in the mix from recent releases to mid school and old school. Brand new music from the excellent Bandana album from Freddie Gibbs and Madlib featuring Yasiin Bey and Black Thought. Dubplates from Masta Ace, Jeru The Damaja, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Das EFX, Camp Lo and Dead Prez. Faster tempo Hip Hop from Organized Konfusion and Little Simz. Psychedlic Hip Hop from new Tru Thoughts signing Gawd Status. Plus plenty more music treats.
Jul 22 2019
Rank #6: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 17.11.19 with WheelUP, Ruby Rushton, The Vapor Caves
Broken Beat from WheelUP, Yadava and Marc Mac remixing Zero dB. A quality Gospel / Hip Hop track from Stro Elliot. Sampology on the remix of Quantic. A nice and uplifting tune from The Vapor Cave with tempo switches. A great track from the new compilation on Analog Africa of music from Somlia…deep dancefloor Reggae style. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Nov 18 2019
Rank #7: 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.
Apr 13 2020
Rank #8: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 02.02.20 with Yazmin Lacey, J-Felix, Bina
Soul music from Yazmin Lacey, Bina, Madison McFerrin and a classic from Alice Russell remixed by Bonobo. Big dancefloor tunes from Moses Boyd feat Poppy Ajudha, Nightmares On Wax remixing The Vision featuring Andreya Triana, and Pote. A catchy Broken Beat / Tropical style track from Alex Figueira. Brand new music from Peshay and Jungle from Pete Cannon and Special Request. Some Dub from Sevana and Wrongtom remixing Flowdan. A classic from The Young Disciples remixed by Large Professor. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Feb 03 2020
Rank #9: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 04.11.18 with Little Dragon, Hot 8 Brass Band & Dukwa
Brand new music from Hot 8 Brass Band & Little Dragon. Disco from Kassin and Prince. Beats from Anchorsong. Classics from Wookie and Jammin (aka DJ Zinc). Reggae from Demolition Man and Sister Nancy. Plus great future soul from April + Vista.
Nov 05 2018
Rank #10: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 01.12.19 with Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Snowy, Sault
The first of a few Best Of 2019 shows (there will be one in January to make sure any December releases are covered too). On the Soul side there are tunes from Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Swindle feat Andrew Ashong and Sault. Hip Hop form Gang Starr, Rapsody, Loyla Carner and J Hus. A great track from Snowy feat Jason Williamson (Sleaford Mods)…check the lyrics. Beats from Nuff Pedals and Ezra Hames. Jazz from Ezra Collective and Theon Cross. Dancefloor tunes from Pote & Matthew Herbert. Grime from Flowdan & Skepta. Deep Disco from Sticks & Stonez feat Liv East & Roisin Murphy. Plus plenty more music you want to hear.
Dec 02 2019
Rank #11: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 12.01.20 with Kaytranada, J Felix, Grace Jones
Brand new music from Kaytranada, DieMantle and Psychemagik. Plus the first track from J-Felix’s forthcoming album on Tru Thoughts featuring Andrew Ashong. Hip Hop from Your Old Droog, Stormzy, Lowkey & Rodney P. Big dancefloor tunes from Dego & KOKOKO! A quality track from Theo Parrish feat Maurissa Rose. Classics from Grace Jones & Zero 7. El Train on production for Fika. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Jan 12 2020
Rank #12: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 10.11.19 with Gang Starr, Sefi Zisling, Kate Tempest
Music from the brand new and good for you Gang Starr album feat Q Tip plus Hip Hop from Rapsody and an all time classic from Scor Zay Zee. Broken Beat from Likwid Continual Space Motion. Deep dancefloor music from Quantic. Ashley Henry’s Jazz & Beats cover of Solange. A quality tune from Kate Tempest. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Nov 11 2019
Rank #13: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 01.03.20 with Logic1000, Rhi, Jaimie Branch
A percussive dance track from Logic1000. Deep Dancefloor Dub from Andrew Weatherall. Dancefloor Jazz from Jaimie Branch. Soul from Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Nita Rossi and Asha Pulthi. A track from Quantic’s new label featuring Denitia. Hip Hop from B.o.B, Griselda, Kendrick Lamar and Gawd Status. A big club tune from Dego (catchy synths). Drum and Bass from Chimpo and S.P.Y remixing Zero 7. A brand new Nuff Pedals remix of Rhi on Tru Thoughts. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Mar 02 2020
Rank #14: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 24.11.19 with Stro Elliot, Space Captain, Kate Tempest
Quality music from Stro Elliot. Soulful Boogie from Texas by The Vapor Caves. Jazz Beats from Nikitch & Kuna Maze. A classic from Frankie Knuckles and Satoshie Tomie. A great track from Kate Tempest which seems to capture a moment. Deep Broken Beat from Yadava and Trev. A Gospel tune from the Armstrong Brothers. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Nov 25 2019
Rank #15: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 09.02.20 with Madison McFerrin, Saravah Soul, Pote
Soul from Madison McFerrin, Sefi Zisling, Luv Rell and Terri Walker. Hip Hop from Life & Nappa (check the switch), Your Old Droog and Rapsody. A Nirobi Edit of Sunday Service Choir, Soul II Soul and Stro Elliot. Broken Beat from Pote, Kid Fonque and Sio remixed by China Charmeleon and Troubleman aka Mark Pritchard. Electronic Tropical Bass from Kokoko and Saravah Soul remixed by Debruit. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Feb 10 2020
Rank #16: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 03.11.19 with Ginger Baker, Quantic, Floating Points
A track from Fela Kuti featuring Ginger Baker (R.I.P) on drums. Hip Hop from Gawd Status, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib feat Yasiin Bey & Black Thought. Deep electronic vocal tracks from Mindchatter and Rhi. Soulful instrumental electronic music from Floating Points new album and Black Pocket aka Steve Spacek. A track from the latest Quantic album featuring Alice Russell. Plus plenty more music you will enjoy.
Nov 04 2019
Rank #17: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 15.12.19 with Blondie, Sharon Jones, Jme
Music from Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Jme, Sir Hiss and Bakar. Plus a special Christmas DJ mix featuring Hip Hop, Soul, Reggae, Funk and Jazz with Blondie, Run DMC, The Treacherous Three, Children Of Zeus, DJ Spinna, John Holt, Tuxedo, Sharon Jones, Wiley, Donny Hathaway and many more.
Dec 16 2019
Rank #18: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 08.12.19 with Rhi, Jme, Steam Down
This week Robert is joined in the studio by Rhi who plays some tunes from her second album on Tru Thoughts – "The Pale Queen". Rhi also brings a selection of quality tunes and discusses the world of a solo artist who sings, writes, plays, programs, makes the beats and records all her songs. Robert brings some new fresh tunes from Jme featuring Wiley, Steam Down, Alphabets Heaven, TSVI and a track from the excellent new (not Drum & Bass) Calibre album. Press play…it’s a good show.
Dec 08 2019
Rank #19: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 22.12.19 with Anderson Paak, Quantic, Sivey
The second Best of 2019 show with tunes that have been sounding good this year and will no doubt be sounding good in the future too. Quality all the way. With Anderson Paak, Quantic, Little Simz. Jazz from Ethnic Heritage Ensemble & Blue Lab Beats. Deep dancefloor tracks from Saronde remixed by Jimpster and Somethin Sanctified. Soul from Lynda Dawn, Pieces Of A Man and Laville. Drum & Bass from Dogger feat Liam Bailey and Brookes Brothers. Broken Beat from Sivey and WheelUp. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Dec 23 2019
Rank #20: Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold 05.01.20 with Joe Armon-Jones, Sefi Zisling, Ivy Lab
Best of 2019 Part 4 so big tracks all the way. A track from Joe Armon-Jones feat Georgia Anne Muldrow. Beats from Ivy Lab. Soulful Boogie from Garden Of Eden. Tropical tempo changing grooves from Los Piranas. Dancefloor Bass from TC4 & Terror Danjah. Jungle from Aries remixed by Benny Page and John Holt remixed by Benny L. Big Gospel club tune from Alan Dixon. Plus plenty more musical treats.
Jan 06 2020