Preview: Tru-Thoughts Recordings 18th Birthday Party @ Roundhouse (London, 21st October 2017)

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The last decade has seen a shift in the role of record labels in the music industry.  More artists are choosing to sign with independent labels to maintain creative collaborative control. Tru-Thoughts are a UK indie label based in Brighton, created in 1999.  Praised by Gilles Peterson, they have a strong reputation for their breadth of artists, ranging from soul and funk, American brass bands, underground hip-hop and club dance music acts.

The record label will be celebrating their 18th birthday at the Roundhouse on 21st October. This is an all-day event and features headlines sets from their longest standing partners: New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band, Suffolk soul songstress Alice Russell, Battersea’s hip-hop king Rodney P aka ‘da riddum killa’ as well as a DJ set from the much-loved Quantic.The night will also feature reveals from their newest signings.

This is an opportunity to celebrate both the diversity and talent coming through London’s underground scene with a strong global influence.

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