Robert is the founder, co-owner and A&R for Tru Thoughts, the record label based in Brighton, England. He has worked with and introduced a whole host of acts into the musical world, signing Quantic, Bonobo, and Alice Russell and releasing their debut albums, as well as signing the likes of Nostalgia 77, TM Juke and Hot 8 Brass Band.
His background has always been in DJing. Promoting and spinning at some legendary club nights in Brighton and booking and DJing with the likes of Mr Scruff, Basement Jaxx, Ashley Beedle, Yam Who, Groove Armada, Fabio, Gilles Peterson and 4 Hero.
He also has a weekly radio show called Unfold which goes out in Brighton on Juice 107.2 and is podcasted on the Tru Thoughts website each week. So you can be assured he has his finger on the pulse when it comes to playing the new tunes and new styles.
His DJ style covers a wide range of music from beats, jazz, dub step, funk, hip hop, reggae, soul to drum and bass. Balancing new and upfront music whilst also playing music from past decades. This eclectic style has resulted in him DJ’ing across the world, DJing everywhere from underground clubs in Moscow, USA, Europe, Australia and across the UK to MTV Party’s in Cannes, Bestival, Montreux, The Big Chill and a whole host of festivals across Europe.