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Hi All

Patrick Kosmos - Monument live 1988 (GR-249)
release date March 31st 2018.

Patrick Kosmos (aka Patrick Wille De Wael) passed away on February 2
2015, only 55 years old. A "Cosmic Courier" was lost, but his musical
Legacy lives on!

Patrick's music was always an inspiration for me, and from the day I
met him at the first Klemdag he became also a inspirator for what I am
now . He was in the late 80's and early 90's one of the most driving
forces behind the Belgium EM scene.
With his "De Wending" movement (and all who worked on this) they
showed many the way what you could do if you would put your mind to
something. And was a link between The Dutch and Belgium EM scene.

And although along the way he was lost for our scene as musician and
inspirator his legacy stayed. His work endured!
And then in 2015 on the 2nd of Febuary Patrick left this mortal world.

By the end of 2017 Philip Wille De Wael, the Brother of Patrick got in
contact with me and after a great meeting with him and his lovely
partner we decided to get that great musical legacy of Patrick under
people again. I am proud to announce the first release of his vast
musical legacy.

Patrick Kosmos - Monument live 1988 the first release of this cooperation.
Stunning music with Patrick in top form, detailed, full of passion,
rich in sound. 30 years old but a fresh as they day it was made.
A unique Monument.
The start of the return of the "Cosmic Courier" !!

E-DAY pre-order discount.

Just as a reminder all the you can now pre-order for 10% when you come
and pick them up at E-Live but also until the end of the month we have this
10% discount for everybody!! So on all orders 10% discount!

During E-Live we always have a lot of CDs that come in the so called 6 for 5 boxes.
This means that a lot of CDs are only 10 Euro .
That is now also on offer for all you E-News costumers!
With this it also works for all Groove Titles From GR-001 to GR-199.
So that is a BIG pile of cds to choose from!!
Click on the link below and then on offers!!

With the following guests who announced their appearance!

John Dyson
John Kerr
Harald Grosskopf
Emmanuel D'haeyere (AGE)
Guy Vachaudez (AGE)
Paul Ward
Stephen Whitlan
Johan Geens
Bas Broekhuis
Philip Wille De Wael (Brother of Patrick Kosmos Wille)

And many others!!
The festival where you can touch the musicians
(but be gentle with them!!)

There are still tickets available

And this is the programm:
E-Day 2018 March 31st The Enck!
All info is on the pages!!

12:00 - Bar area open
13:00 - Box office open (Day opens)
13:30 - First Concert upper room

21:15 - 22:30 - Zanov, french synth pioneer pur sang!!

19:30 - 20:45 - Ulrich Schnauss (Solo) In October as part of Tangerine Dream
and now as solo artist with his great energetic music!!

Afternoon shows:
16.00 -17:15 - Chuck van Zyl - Berlin School musician from the first hours in the USA.

14:30 -15:30 - Skoulaman - Dutch Hans van Kroonenburg's alter ego!!

And in the upperroom - Peter Challoner with great ambient music.

5 musicians from 5 different countries and none have ever
stood on the Enck main stage solo before!

These products are decreased in price.
Ulrich Schnauss - A long way to fall (cd) $21.25 , £14.99 , €16.90
Ulrich Schnauss - Far away trains passing by (2-cd) $22.49 , £15.75 , €17.90
Ulrich Schnauss - Goodbye (digipak) (cd) $22.49 , £15.75 , €17.90
Ulrich Schnauss - Missing deadlines (digipak) (cd) $19.99 , £13.99 , €15.90

Thanks for your time
Ron Boots

These products are NEW in our catalog.
Further in this newsletter are more details.

Patrick Kosmos - Monument live 1988
Age - Landscapes (cd)
Gert Emmens & Ruud Heij - Galaxis (3-cd)
Free System Projekt & others - Spoon Forest (cd)
Wavestar II - Nightwinds (cd)
Keller & Schonwalder & friends - Repelen Revisited (digipak) (cd)
Moonbooter vs. BatteryDead - Live Muenster 2017 (cdr)
Harald Nies - Axial (cdr)
Skoulaman - Next Step in Evolution (cd)
Tyndall - Sonnenlicht (lp)
Tyndall - Sonnenlicht (digipak) (cd)
Tyndall - Traumland (digipak) (cd)
Tyndall - Traumland (lp)
Vanderson - Sequenced Thoughts (cd)

====== Dreamscape Radio =======
Dreamscape Radio show 443 will be online later today.
With music from TD, Pyramid Peak, Kosmos e.a.
You can find Dreamscape here. http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

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      NON-GROOVE UNLIMITED LABEL                                              
 1: Gert Emmens & Ruud Heij - Galaxis (3-cd)                                 
 2: Tangerine Dream - Sessions 2 (2-cd)                                      
 3: Vanderson - Sequenced Thoughts (cd)                                      
 4: Free System Projekt & others - Spoon Forest (cd)                         
 5: Gert Emmens & Ruud Heij - Silent witnesses of industrial landscapes (cd) 
 6: Erik Wollo - Silver beach (cd)                                           
 7: FD.Project - Timeless II (cd)                                            
 8: Moonbooter - Cosmosonic (cd)                                             
 9: Graham Getty + Stephan Whitlan - Higher Green Session (cdr)              
10: Erik Wollo & Berhard Wostheinrich - Arcadia Borealis (cd)                
     GROOVE UNLIMITED LABEL                                                  
 1: Wavestar II - Nightwinds (cd)                                            
 2: Age - Landscapes (cd)                                                    
 3: Skoulaman - Next Step in Evolution (cd)                                  
 4: Beyond Berlin - Fine Tunes (cd)                                          
 5: Zanov - Moebius (cd)                                                     
 6: Zanov - Green Ray (cd)                                                   
 7: MorPheusz - Days of delirium & nocturnal nightmares (cd)                 
 8: Stephan Whitlan - Second Site (cd)                                       
 9: Ron Boots & others - An evening with friends (cd)                        
10: MorPheusz - Tantalizing Thoughts at the Dawn of Dreams (cd)              
======= Reviews ======
31140 Nies, Harald - Axial

Harald Nies is one of the rare artists in the field of electronic rock
music who succeeds to combine catchy melodic themes in short
structures. After a break of 2 years, the German synthesist and
guitarist makes a strong comeback with a powerful album which mixes
marvelously the cosmic style to big rock while touching the important
signature of MellowJet Records label, a heavy animated and danseable
music. “Axial” proposes a continuous musical mosaic of 67 minutes
where the rock, the blues and the disco styles live without skinning
the ears of those who prefer a style to another one.
"Inorganic" begins this album with a slightly lively circular
structure. We stamp of the foot and we roll delicately of the neck in
a sound decoration rich in its layers of synths soaked with fluty
melodies and with its sonic elements which go and come such as lights
of gyrating sounds. Set apart its lively tempos, "Axial" soaks in a
multitude of synth layers . There is influx on "Inorganic", among
which orchestral layers and mists of the Mellotron years. The
electronic effects are thought well with lines of chirpings which go
and come in forms of stroboscopic strands, being bound at times to a
jerky structure. The tempo re orientates its fluidity in middle-route
with rather melodic spasmodic elements which swirl in a heavy mass of
orchestral mist. A good opening which brings us to "Islands Nights"
which oscillates between a more rock kind, because of its heaviness,
and of dance, because of its lightness in its rotating spirals. The
music and its momentum hooks a little pleasure on my ears. The
orchestral layers fall like disrupted silhouettes while others fly
with grace and velocity in a very musical environment. Even the tiny
voice sounds good in this electronic deco soaked of good synth solos
and which brings us back in the Disco time and these plated balls of
glitter and mirrors. The dusts of its finale are flowing towards the
monst r ous "Roadshop". The rhythm is of lead with good electronic
percussions which hammer the dynamism under a carousel of synth solos,
some of organic tones and others with more vintage tones. The oasis of
sounds which surrounds this very creative electronic rock at the level
of its sequences, at the level of its stroboscopic effects and at the
level of the harmonies of a synth which never lacks imagination, in
particular at the level of solos, is simply breathtaking. The guitar
rages and takes away the 2nd part which becomes pure rock essence. And
while we believe that the track is ending, a vein of sequences escapes
and structures a very good phase of electronic rock that we would want endless.
With its swarm of sequences which flutters on the same spot, "Escape
from Earth" is a passage of ambient and motionless elements.
Flourishing on a dense cloud of slightly wave-like mist, the rhythm
escapes with this meshing of percussions and sequences which bang and
skip without really loo king for a rhythmic dynamic. The harmonies are
sculpted between the big tears of a synth from where escape fluty
strands as well as chords which try to imprint a musical itch between
our ears. It's working rather well I may add! "View from The Hill"
couples to the finale with these synth layers always rich in effects
of lunar violins to propose a slow rhythm which is lasciviously
hammered by heavy percussions. A splendid oriental melody strolls in
this décor packed of effects of voices, let's say murmurs, and dusts
of stars which add a real dimension of cosmic blues to the music. The
percussions are heavy and handled well such as a drummer of Rock and
Blues music and they drive the music in cosmic interludes and to
attract them again in this beautiful cosmic slow dance where always
strolls this wonderful oriental melody. This has to be the highlight
of “Axial”. "Let's Jam" follows with a rhythm of dance. Lively and
heavy with its structure of bass sequences which steals the show to
the percussions, this rhythm of dance remains very electronic with
good synth solos which are more harmonious than in a kind of free
style. "Dark Fever" is a big furious electronic rock. Percussions and
a fluid bass line bring the rhythm towards a soaring heavy rock. The
synth drops cosmic melodies while weaving other melodic themes in mode
staccato which resist to the riffs of a guitar which is also starving
for good solos. This is another catchy and lively electronic rock! The
title-track ends this blistering album with a more meditative approach
which is always rich in synth elements. At every levels, “Axial” is a
pretty strong comeback album from Harald Nies who presents us here his
most beautiful, the most constant album of his career. Dynamite and as
it's writing in the press info, listen and enjoy.

Sylvain Lupari (March 14th, 2018)
All new Groove Releases from the last year and this year are now also
on the Download site. https://shop.groove.nl/
Use the coupon code "NEW "and the 10 % will be deducted.
This code works for all downloads!!
Here are the new entries:

GR-231 - Gert Emmens & Ruud Heij - Urban Decay
GR-232 - Betzler & Brueckner - Triplet
GR-233 - Seven Days - Stephan Whitlan & Ron Boots
GR-234 - Moebius  - Zanov
GR-235 - Stealing time - Robin Banks & Steve Smith
GR-236 - Moon - Arcane
GR-237 - Sequencer Rarities - Rudy Adrian
GR-238 - Fine Tunes - Beyond Berlin
GR-239 - Alice - Walter Christian Rothe
GR-240 - E-Day 2017 - Arcane
GR-241 - Stories from Floating Worlds - Gert Emmens   
GR-242 - Always hold the Light - Ambient Joy     
GR-243 - An evening with friends - Ron Boots & others  
GR-244 - Stephan Whitlan - Second Side  

You can find them as MP3 and FLAC releases.
Easy to order and download!!

 ======= NEW and CHANGED ======
Additions and changes from March 8 2018 till March 25 2018

*track listing and cover added *
Age - LANDSCAPES (cd) gr-248
Release date: March 31st 2018
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-248

*review added *
Bertrand Loreau + Frederic Gerchambeau - VIMANAFESTO (cd) 62106
2017. 2 giants of the France EM scene with some great sequencing!.
$ 19.49 / UKP 13.75 / EURO 15.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=62106

*review added *
Beyond Berlin - FINE TUNES (cd) gr-238
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-238

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Emmens, Gert & Heij, Ruud - GALAXIS (3-cd) 42045
2018. Epic 3 CD release by Ditcu guys Emmens and Heij!!.
Release date: 31 March 2018
$ 36.25 / UKP 25.49 / EURO 29
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=42045

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Free System Projekt & others - SPOON FOREST (cd) 26697
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=26697

*track listing and cover added *
John Dyson, Paul Ward and Stephen Whitlan - NIGHTWINDS (cd) gr-246
2018. John Dyson, Paul Ward and Stephen Whitlan are the "New Wavestar".
Release date: 31st March 2018
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-246

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Keller & Schonwalder & friends - REPELEN REVISITED (cd) 70274
2018. Recordings from 2011 and 2016 rehersals for Repelen of these years..
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=70274

*track listing and cover added *
Kosmos, Patrick - MONUMENT (cd) gr-249
2018. Together with Patrick brother Philip Groove plans to release his
vast musicAnd the start is "Monument", the live 1988 release from the
"Chronicals". A unique Monument, the start of the return of the "Cosmic Courier" !!.
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-249

*review added *
Lensflare - LA VALLE DELL INFERNO (cdr) 47454
2018. 80's Schulze style.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=47454

*new in stock *
Moonbooter - COSMOSONIC (cd) 86211
2018. Melacholic new album by moonbooter, very good EM!!.
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=86211

*new in stock *
Moonbooter vs. BatteryDead - LIVE MUENSTER 2017 (cdr) 30037
2018. Live set from their concert in Munster..
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=30037

*new in stock *
Nies, Harald - AXIAL (cdr) 31140
2018. Catchy synthesizer-melodies gently accompanied by electric guitar solos.
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=31140

*track listing and cover added *
Skoulaman - NEXT STEP IN EVOLUTION (cd) gr-247
Release date: 31st March 2018
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-247

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters - TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY (cd) 39924
$ 22.49 / UKP 15.75 / EURO 17.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=39924

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Vanderson - SEQUENCED THOUGHTS (cd) 42019
2018. TD-like music from the end eighties.
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=42019

=========CONCERTS ==========
And here a very special event!!
Cosmic Nights 2018!
Galactic Underground/RHEA and Ron Boots live @ Brussels Planetarium.
Saturday 19-5-2018 !!
Free entrance and a free CD for every visitor!
The CD will contain unique tracks from the performing acts of the evening.
So.... don't miss this galactic journey through time and space !
for more info mail or visit This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / http://rheabvba.be

 ====== Groove info =====
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===== Where to get Groove =====
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And for those who like to buy the music as a download we have of coarse the
following outlets:

Most Groove releases are also available as Downloads on the Groove
Download page.
Go to https://shop.groove.nl/ and shop around,
But there are also releases by many other artists among them John Kerr, Remy.

For those who are a costumer of CD Baby we have also a lot of titles there
for in their program and we try to keep up with the stock there..
And they are also available through I-Tunes and Amazon downloads!
These have been added this year.

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The last months we have added new titles and we are adding them daily
if the time allows!
You can now order from bandcamp and I hope to add new titles fast!!

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