First broadcast date: 25 October 2018
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.