gold coloured vinyl in deluxe pantone gold sleeve – limited to 2000 units with downloadcode included.
first time on 12” since the original 2007 press. finally back on wax, the hot 8 brass band’s legendary cover of marvin gaye’s sexual healing gets a special release for record store day 2016. pressed on gold coloured vinyl and housed in a deluxe pantone gold sleeve, this special package features the original edit of sexual healing alongside fresh new edits for the dancefloor. this stone-cold classic has been a fixture in radio, club and festival sets across the world for almost a decade and only continues to grow in popularity.
VICENNIAL: 20 YEARS OF THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND (2X12 INCH LP)
2x12" Vinyl UK29.10.15
new orleans hot 8 brass band toast their 20th anniversary in typical roof-raising style, with a series of releases and live dates to celebrate this significant and incredibly hard-won milestone. at the centre is vicennial - 20 years of the hot 8 brass band a special album mixing brand new tracks with newly recorded classic hot 8 material, this jubilant lp finds the band on the form of their lives.
new orleans’ grammy-nominated hot 8 brass band release their fifth lp, ‘on the spot’. in true hot 8 style, this album pairs hard-hitting, heart-on-sleeve sentiment with party-fuelling beats, hooks and grooves, raw funk and charismatic hip hop vocals mix with big easy jazz elegance. expect unshakable horn riffs and bubbling bass as the record transports you right into the centre of an electrifying hot 8 party crowd.
the double vinyl release includes a download code.
die grammy-nominierte hot 8 brass band bringt auf ihrer take cover ep ihre legendären hip hop- und brass-grooves zu klassikern von joy division, michael jackson, george benson und the jacksons. diese ep enthält die aktuelle single give me the night und love will tear us apart die von rolling stone, songlines, john kennedy (radio x), craig charles (bbc radio 2 und 6 music), ed adoo (bbc 5live), gilles peterson (bbc 6music) und lauren garnier (worldwide fm) unterstützt wird und einen neuen track give me the night.
pressing on transparent blue vinyl, code for download of the full album included.
the second instalment of the tru thoughts covers compilation series brings together some of the intriguing cover versions that have been released and loved as album tracks, singles or one-offs on the label. as well as contributions from familiar tru thoughts artists there are some previously unreleased tunes that have been sought out and signed specifically for this compilation, with la grimas dub style rework of nirvana, fingathing taking donna summer down a disco jazz tip, and nizzle hizzle transforming wars *the world is a ghetto*.
tru thoughts presents back gold will be vinyl only releases and will feature exclusive music which will be either unavailable for several months or never to be released elsewhere, ever. there are less than a thousand available worldwide. featured on this 12inch are four nuggets aimed at the djs. hints filling loosening bassline will test any soundsystem and totally reinvents the hot 8. bassnectar toughens up me&you with a mash up vibe. tm juke and jack baker have taken on and bettered fedde le grands put your hands up for detroit and broken it up funk style. the final track is the work of wonderkid trus me who turns belleruches reflection into a 4/4 groove masterfully.
*shapes: wires* is the latest in tru thoughts series of essential label compilationsput together by a&r and co-owner robert luis. encompassing the best of the brighton based labels eclectic and international current roster, as well as some classic cuts and an exclusive track for good measure. the 13 track double vinyl comes with a download card with all 30 tracks that feature on the cd.
der zweite teil in tru thoughts serie mit coverversionen aus dem katalog des labels enthält unter anderem songs von james blake, soul ii soul, the cure, eurythmics, the specials, dr.dre, rufus & chaka khan, und anderen. die stücke wurden von künstlern wie quantic & alice russell, the bamboos, zed bias, hot 8 brass band, belleruche, natural self und anderen neu interpretiert.
in diesem jahr feiern tru thoughts recordings, das zukunftsweisende und innovative label aus brighton, die den begehrten gilles peterson worldwide award als bestes label im jahr 2005 gewonnen haben, ihren 15. geburtstag. diese doppel-cd-compilation - alles von a&r robert luis zusammengestellt - feiert die vergangenheit, gegenwart und zukunft ihres vielseitigen und erlebnisreichen katalogs. das deluxe-cd-booklet enthält neben vielen exklusiven fotos auch eingehende interviews mit robert luis und label-mitinhaber paul jonas. mit dabei sind quantic & alice russell with the combo bárbaro, nostalgia 77, the bamboos, maddslinky, harleighblu, lanu, bonobo, hidden orchestra, hot 8 brass band, natural self, mark de clive-lowe, belleruche, u.v.a
adam gibbons (lack of afro) has amassed an extensive and varied body of work. from his own recordings, featuring his multi instrumental skills, to producing, dj-ing and of course, remixing tracks by a huge range of different artists.