True Groove Records

“Down,” Sam Huber’s New Album, Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | December 16, 2021

an impressive demonstration of his powerhouse

The Tomas Doncker – True Groove Top 10 Songs

By Iman Lababedi | April 26, 2015

Doncker should be considered in the same breath as Kanye West in the 2010s. Simply: he is the best. Resolutely color blind, Doncker is a musical chameleon, a superb electric blues guitarists at home in any genre you throw at him. He is always working, always writing, always playing around town and always always always creating

"Funky World: A True Groove Club/Dub/Dance Compiliation" Review

By Iman Lababedi | September 23, 2014

It is the dub portion that really blows your mind, “Bato Bese” sounds like dub goes to broadway, it is a strange and beautiful thing and even with that the album reaches its zenith with the large and transgressive the Mighty Diamond’s cover “Why Me Black Brother Why” – Lee “Scratch” Perry would be proud to put his name on

Pick Next Years City Park Foundation Band… I Say Chance The Rapper Or True Groove Records

By Iman Lababedi | August 28, 2014

Now is your chance to vote but don’t bother with a Taylor Swift or something (though Tay doing a Diana Ross would be a blast) because then you’d never get in. I would actually love True Groove Records to get their own day. Anyway vote as you choose: here is the info.

True Groove Residency In Brooklyn Starting This Thursday

By Iman Lababedi | August 19, 2014

This should be a blast and more importantly a place for Doncker and the many groups and singers of all types and styles his label presents, to test drive material off their upcoming releases. Including September 9ths eagerly anticipated “FUNKY WORLD,” True Groove’s Club/Dub/Dance compilation, which you can stream here

No New York Jazz And Funk Master James Chance Signs To True Groove Records

By Iman Lababedi | February 17, 2014

There couldn’t be a record company more in tune with Chance’s avant garde funk sounds and more considerate of his immense musical gifts. For an early viewing make sure that you check out the True Groove All Stars on March 11th, 2014 at the Cutting Room

Must See: Kevin Jenkins At Triad, October 1st, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | September 27, 2013

The two songs Kevin performed at the Doncker Bands Blue Note gig last week were highlights and on October 1st (a Tuesday), the Triad gig spotlighting the new album should be amazing.