Tru Thoughts Takeover: Rob Luis with Anchorsong (Live), Te’Amir, Uniting Of Opposites (Live)25.10.18
Tune in for a special Tru Thoughts Recordings takeover presented by the founder, co-owner and A&R for Tru Thoughts, Robert Luis as he’s joined by Te’Amir for a mix along with Anchorsong and Uniting Of Opposites for a live session.
Originally from Tokyo, and now based in London, Anchorsong is a highly-fêted producer and solo live act whose early champions include Huw Stephens and NYLON magazine.
Renowned for crafting immersive and rhythmic releases, Anchorsong – AKA Masaaki Yoshida is now set to release his third full LP ‘Cohesion’ (out 26th October) on Tru Thoughts. His latest offering takes inspiration from ‘70s and ‘80s Bollywood film soundtracks and traditional Indian percussion, to create a psychedelic, danceable and free-spirited listen that blurs the boundary between rhythm and melody.
Te’Amir is an acclaimed drummer and producer based in L.A. Heavily involved in the hip-hop, beat making, jazz and soul scenes, he has toured and recorded with Aloe Blacc for the last ten years and played alongside artists such as Kamasi Washington and Kendrick Lamar.
Keep an eye out for news on his beat driven, rootsy and soulful explorations to follow soon.
Uniting Of Opposites
Uniting Of Opposites is the new musical venture from Tim Liken, Clem Alford and Ben Hazleton; which brings together a melting pot of cultures and inspiration. Signing to Tru Thoughts in 2018, the group have been using new technology as an oppurtunity to explore and merge aspects from across the musical spectrum. Keep an eye out for new music in the very near future.
Robert Luis also known as Nirobi, has been a DJ and a radio host for many years and is the founder, co-owner and A&R for Tru Thoughts the record label based in Brighton, England. He has worked with and introduced a whole host of acts into the musical world, signing Quantic, Bonobo, Belleruche and Alice Russell and releasing their debut albums, as well as signing the likes of Nostalgia 77, Werkha, Hidden Orchestra, Zed Bias, Moonchild, Anchorsong, Rodney P, Wrongtom, Harleighblu, Flowdan, Lakuta and Hot 8 Brass Band.
Listen now Tracklist
Radiant Children – Life’s A Bitch [Radiant Children]
Mildlife – Phase II [P-VINE RECORDS]
The DangerFeel Newbies Feat. Maleke O’Ney – Nobody Knows [World Productions]
Anchorsong – Correlate [Unknown]
Anchorsong – Ancestors [Unknown]
Anchorsong – Oriental Suite [Tru Thoughts]
Anchorsong – Last Feast [Tru Thoughts]
Anchorsong – Mindscape [Tru Thoughts]
Innerzone Orchestra – Bugin The Bassbin (Carl Craig Mix) [Irma Records]
Sampology & Sam Stosuur & Megan Christensen – Ricardo [Unknown]
White Boiz – Live From The Mother Ship [Stone Throw Records]
Jay Dee Remix – As Serious As Your Life [Domino USA]
ILL CAMILLE – Almost There [Jakarta Records]
Roy Ayers – Everybody Loves The Sunshine (DEMO) [Polydor]
Kiefer – Kickinit Alone [Leaving Records]
The McCrary – Emerge [Cats Eye]
Georgia Anne Muldrow – R.I.P [Ubiquity]
Te’Amir – Blue Nile [Self Release]
De La Soul – Pain [AOI Records]
Professor H. Feat Avila Santo – Puedo Hablar Contigo [Unknown]
Chico Mann – Magic Touch [Soundway]
Te’Amir & Professor H. Feat. Jimetta Rose, Hugh Augustine, Arima Ederra – Here & Now [Unknown]
Patrice Rushen – Remind Me [Elektra]
Thundercat – Them Changes [Brainfeeder]
Milton Nascimento – Cravo e Canela [A&M Records]
Avila Santo – Pool House (Lampiao) [Unknown]
The Steoples – Riding On Light [Gifted & Blessed]
Unreleased – Unreleased [Unreleased]
Riz MC – Mogambo [Customs]
RDB Feat. Lethal Dholis & Labh Janjua – Jat Marda [Untouchables Records UK]
Terror Danjah & Nii-Teiko – Scene 1 [Hardrive]
Snips Feat. William Stowe – The Product [Barbershop Records]
Animanz – Them Changes (Magic Drum Orchestra Remix) [Tru Thoughts]
Submodu – XPSDSHT [Unknown]
Live Set From Uniting The Opposites
Uniting Of Opposites – Ancient Lights [Tru Thoughts]
Uniting Of Opposites – Mints [Tru Thoughts]
Uniting Of Opposites – Car Number 27/Mr. Alpo (Tim Deluxe Remix) [Tru Thoughts]
Uniting Of Opposites – Vortex Number 9 [Tru Thoughts]
Cro-Magnon – Black Mahogani [LASTRUM]
Wookie – Scrappy [ManChu Recordings]
Charly Kingson – Nimele Bolo [High Fashion Music]
First Floor – Agua (Original Mix) [Local Talk]