Video / Alice Russell and Hot 8 Brass Band: Seven Nation Army

  The weekend of 21 October saw Tru Thoughts celebrate their 18th birthday in London’s Roundhouse with an all day festival. For those of us that didn’t make it down,

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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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Groovement Podcast: AGENT J // 50CT13

Agent J presents all new music for October – hip hop and beats with a twist of funk ’round the middle. Feedback appreciated! No talk on this one, just tunes.

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Alice Russell releases For A While video and single

From Alice’s most recent album To Dust, For A While is out now. Listen to Groovement chatting with Alice over a curry here. Tru Thoughts have recently joined subscription service DripFM,

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Preview: LONDON POSSE // GANGSTER CHRONICLE redux from Tru Thoughts

Great news from the Tru Thoughts stable, who are set to reissue the seminal 1990 album from Rodney P and Bionic aka London Posse. Find out the history behind the

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Preview: TY // A KICK SNARE AND AN IDEA PART 1 {TRU THOUGHTS} / LAUNCH PARTY

Ty’s first release on Brighton’s Tru Thoughts label is out now. Have a listen here. The release party’s in the Jazz Cafe on Wednesday.  #AKSAAI Read a Groovement interview with Ty

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Groovement Interview: ALICE RUSSELL

Alice’s fifth album, To Dust, is due to drop next month. The single Heartbreaker preceded it back in November, with the frankly unexpected video below featuring everyone’s favourite Simpsons voice

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Groovement Podcast: AGENT J: GRAVEL // 15JAN12

In which Agent J chats to Alice Russell in a curry house replete with cutlery. AGENT J: GRAVEL // 15JAN13 by Jamie Groovement on Mixcloud Mixcloud Podomatic iTunes Download 00:00

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