New music / Sly5thAve: Let Me Ride ft Jimetta Rose

Sly5thAve’s new one is epic. Recorded with a full orchestra, it’s a full-on reimagining (thanks, Tim Burton) of Dre’s classic joint Let Me Ride, swimming in the lush tones of

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London / Tru Thoughts 18th Birthday Festival at The Roundhouse

One of the UK’s most steadfast independent labels celebrates 18 years in the game with a special all-day event across three stages at The Roundhouse on October 21st. Guests food

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Groovement Interview / Starkiller’s C.E. Garcia

  This is an extended version of an interview for Now Then magazine. Peep the original here.  Buy the album AMORINE on LP or digital on Bandcamp here.  Los Angeles-based

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New music // Starkiller meet Harleighblu for Amorine with art from Boo Cook

If I know C E Garcia’s tastes well enough, Starkiller is named for Luke Sywalker’s original moniker as Star Wars was being conceived by George Lucas. A musician with a

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On Wax // Quantic returns to Flowering Inferno: single with U-Roy and Alice Russell + Quantic on tour

1000 Watts is the first single from Quantic’s dub-style Flowering Inferno project, and comes on a nice extended 12″ with vocals from Jamaican legend U-Roy plus long time friend Alice

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Hot 8 Brass Band: Sexual Healing remixes inc J Felix, Werkha, Ibibio Sound Machine and Maddslinky

Hot 8’s cover of Sexual Healing was a landmark release, initially only 500 copies of the 12″ which was quickly repressed by Tru Thoughts. It remains their biggest hit, and you

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Hot 8 Brass Band celebrate 20 years with Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Vicennial LP and tour

Believe it or not, Hot 8 have been at it for a full twenty years – their first new music since 2013 sees a single release for Papa Was A

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Interview: Werkha – pushing the raft out

Brownswood Bubblers Ten by Werkha feat. Bryony Jarman-Pinto   This is an extended version of an interview done for Now Then Magazine – read the original here. Thanks to Now

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J-Felix, Patience ft Abi Flynn

Brighton’s J-Felix has a new single out 15 June on digi for Tru Thoughts, following on from the fantastic 101 Reasons EP at the top of the year. Patience is

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Preview // Ty: Kick Snare and an Idea Part 3

Release: 27th January 2014 New music from Ty on the third part of his Kick Snare & An Idea concept, this time with remixes from DJ Spinna, Simon S and

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