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DEROBERT & THE HALF TRUTHS: Thievin’ And Robbin

DEROBERT & THE HALF TRUTHS: Thievin' And RobbinBlimey – it’s been eight years since Nashville’s DeRobert & The Half Truths featured on MB but it’s good to see that DeRobert’s voice has only gained in power in that time and the Half Truths’ playing is tight as ever. New one Thievin’ And Robbin is yet another single in German label Golden Rules’ digital singles series showcasing the best in contemporary retro soul (as opposed to
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DEROBERT & THE HALF TRUTHS: I’m Tryin’ (2013) + Going Places video + Free downloads

Rating: ★★★★★ The latest release from Nashville, Tennessee-based funk/ soul label GED Soul comes from house band DeRobert & The Half Truths in the shape of the twelve track album I’m Tryin’. The thing is, it nearly didn’t. Get released that is. Times are hard these days for indy soul labels and also bands too. While, on the plus side, hardship does tend to encourage a certain feel to the music (we’ll call it ‘soul’), on the
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DEROBERT & THE HALF TRUTHS: I Got Burned (2012)

Another cut on G.E.D. Soul Records demonstrating that the Daptone lot need to watch their backs in terms of who’s got the most authentic funk-soul sound. This time around it’s Derobert & The Half Truths with vocal A side I Got Burned and instro B side Nashville Country Bump. It’s no lie to say that both sides ‘do the damn thing’ admirably and a measure of how
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