- Release Date 2014-10-27
- Label Good Voodoo Music
- Catalog GVMLP004
The sound of the Tru Roots Project is drawn from a diverse range of influences across the globe that stretches beyond House music and frequently brings in African, Latin jazz, Electro, Middle-Eastern and Dub.
The unique sound is built around energetic sax, koras, guitars, old skool synths, vocoders and heavy subsonic cone rattling basslines. All sending positive feel good vibes for the dance floor.
Tru Roots Project have reached number one in the Traxsource Essential Lounge/Chillout Chart and have received praise from an illustrious group of DJs including Vinny Da Vinci, Brazilian Soul Crew, Nick Holder, Al Bradley, Alex P, Jon Delerious, Hippie Torales, DJ Pope, Ian Carey, Denny (Hot Creations) Lost My Dog Records as well as strong radio support from MyHouse-YourHouse, Vibesradio, Chicago House FM and many more.
The track list:
Afro Funk Number One is an energetic sax and afro guitar laden track complete with old skool synths and vocoder.
Capoeira Funk is a laid back Brazilian influenced track with vintage acoustic instruments and deep bass.
Ekaabo (meaning welcome in Yoruba) is an Afro House percussive masterpiece. Soweto Groove is a much deeper jazzier affair and the track Relentless shows off the electronic dubbier side.
A Cocktail I Can't Remember has a distinctive Middle Eastern flavour on both the House mix (Part 1) and the Chilled mix (Part 2).
UFO has Brazilian,African and Turkish percussion as well as traditional African instruments with African choirs combined with vintage synthesizers.
Wherever I Lay My Hat is My Head is another Afro House number, this time with a hypnotic sax riff to set the dancefloor alight and finally Revolution 6 features the vocals of Domineeky.