East Is (in) East

You’d have to be blind to have not caught me banging on about this album for the past few weeks, either that or you’re still not following me on TWITTER and FACEBOOK.

None the less it’s a very exciting day for me as the Wrongtom Meets Deemas J album “In East London” hits the shops today. It’s brimming over with vintage dancehall, grubby old dub and even a Monkees cover version, and it’s been championed by a whole host of folks including Huey Morgan (BBC 6music), Don Letts (BBC 6music), John Kennedy (Xfm), Steve Lamacq (BBC 6music), Ted Kessler (Q mag) and Eddy TM (Xfm) to name a few.

It’s in all good shops, as they say but if you can’t wait, you can grab it online either on CD, in digital or in a vinyl package which includes a 12″, 7″ and the whole album on CD, and of course the whole thing is wrapped up with the legendary Tony McDermott’s artwork, famous for his classic Scientist and Mad Professor covers, not to mention Duppy Writer (which is still available if you still don’t own a copy).

download your free mp3 of LP track Riot Ting and grab In East London…

Direct from the Tru Thoughts shop

iTunes

Amazon

Suspect Packages

Banquet Records

Juno

And if you wanna know a little more about this release, I had a chat with Andy Malt over at CMU where we discussed how I met Deemas J, the Olympics, Abbie Cornish rapping and all kinds of other unrelated business.

We’ll be on the road in the next few weeks with a handful of gigs to promote the LP, so if you’re in the area come check us out at…

Sep 27th: supporting Dub Colossus @ Islington Academy, London
Sep 28th: with East Park reggae Collective @ Blind Tiger, Brighton
Oct 2nd: instore at Banquet Records, Kingston Upon Thames, 6pm
Oct 2nd: Peace & Dub @ Bacchus, Kingston upon Thames
Oct 5th: Skylarkin Soundsystem @ The Cellar, Oxford
Oct 6th: Bangarang @ Strongrooms, Shoreditch, London
Oct 13th: Old Time New Time Sounds @ The Townhouse, St Peter Port, Guernsey

We’ll also be performing a live set and having a chat with John Kennedy on Xfm 104.9fm on Oct 4th, until then, cough up your readies, I’ve got rent to pay!

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