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Hi All

First some info for all the people who use Bandcamp as a music source!!

As we are in the process of uploading most of the Groove catalog on Bandcamp
we now run into a problem (although is it a problem!!)
Bandcamp announces these as NEW releases but they are of course NOT new !,
some are 25 years old but now for the first time on Bandcamp. We clearly
put with each release  the original release year so please!! check that.

As we now have 1 costumer that has bought 2 albums that he already
owned, (because he thought they where new) we now run into the problem
that through Bandcamp it's nearly impossible to refund orders and we
also are unable to check these claims!! We offered him a good solution for
his problem but to make sure we don't have this more often, we ask you to:

Please check if you have the releases that are announced as new by
Bandcamp already!! Because many are far from new and have been
available through Groove and other sources for years (not all but many!!)

BANDCAMP!
https://grooveunlimited.bandcamp.com/
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The new Thorsten Quaeschning - Munich Session  is in and it is fantastic!!
I was already a big fan of him with his work in TD and with Ulrich Schnauss.
And of course his great work as Picture Palace Music!
This The Munich Sessions is another feather in his cap.
If you like multi sequencing and rhythmic layering in the best form available
then this CD is for you.  I played 10 minutes in Dreamscape radio check that out!!
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl
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NEW DOWNLOADS!!
And we have extended this offer for one more week!!
The response was BIG to say the least!

All new releases of Groove, GR-269 to GR-275 are on the Groove download site.
https://shop.groove.nl/

Use the Coupon code    NEW      and you get a 20% discount on your purchase!!
(it is actually for all download MP3,s and FLAC's)
please do NOT use it for tickets!!
Here are all the links of the new added downloads in Flac and MP3.
 
GR-269 - Conceptus Fabrica - Concept Device
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-269-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-269-mp3

GR-270 - Our Gift - Rene de Bakker
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-270-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-270-mp3

GR-271 - Journey to the Future  - Eloy Fritsch  
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-271-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-271-mp3

GR-272 - NIKO - Frank Dorittke
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-272-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-272-mp3

GR-273 - British Aisles Volume one - Free System Projekt
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-273-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-273-mp3

GR-274 - Three Day Week  - Stephan Whitlan & Ron Boots
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-274-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-274-mp3

GR-275 - Cosmic Drama - Tronestam, Johan
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-275-flac
https://shop.groove.nl/gr-275-mp3
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NEW PRODUCTS
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html
These products are NEW in our catalog.
Further in this newsletter are more details.

Fourth Dimension Project - Cosmic Waves (cdr)
Paul Haslinger - Halt and Catch Fire (cd)
Paul Haslinger - Halt and Catch Fire (lp)
Kellerkind Berlin - Colorful Thoughts (digipak) (cd)
Kellerkind Berlin - Songs for Travelling (digipak) (cd)
Kellerkind Berlin - Spinning Around Bits And Bytes (digipak) (cdr)
Ken Martin - Crusade (cdr)
Ken Martin - Dark Skies, White Light (cdr)
Moonbooter - EVIL 18-2DE (cd)
Projekt Erde & others - Die Gefährten (cdr)
Projekt Erde & others - Ferne Reisen (cdr)
Projekt Erde & others - Future (cdr)
Thorsten Quaeschning - Munich Session (cardboard sleeve) (cd)
SpiralDreams - Levitation Vol. 2 (cdr)
Michael Stearns - Ancient leaves (digipak) (cd)
Michael Stearns - Ancient leaves (Vinyl) (lp)
Synergy - Sequencer (cd)
V/A - Index06 (cd)

A Free CD until stocks last!! (WE STILL HAVE A FEW)
And for the CD lovers we have a special Free CD with music from the brilliant Belgium
Electronic music groups "NothingButNoise ", 9.99 en Daniel.B.Prothese.
The title of this great  cd is "Under Construction 1".
This was sponsored by Dirk Bergen one of the guys from NothingButNoise during E-Day
"NothingButNoise" is one of the most innovative EM based bands from Belgium.
And this is the time to explore them!! With every order of 2 CDs or more you ca have this.
Just put  "Under Construction" in the remarks field and we will add it.
It is also in this weeks Dreamscape Radio!! So have a listen!
(the not available tag is not valid we have over 25 copies for you!!)
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

Offer Overstock CD's
And we still have many of the overstock CDs for you on sale.
You can find the list here!
http://www.grooveunlimited.nl/latest-news/e-news-1146

Thanks for your time.

Ron Boots
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====== Dreamscape Radio =======
Dreamscape Radio show 507 is on-line.
With music from various Artists.
You can find Dreamscape here.
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

====== CONCERTS =======
E-LIVE 2019 - 26th of October - The Enck / Oirschot

Ian Boddy
Does he need an introduction, a dear friend and fantastic Musician.
This will be an awesome concert finally after 11 years back on Stage
in the Netherlands
Rob Papen
He became world famous with the Group NOVA and PERU!!
Broekhuis-Keller-Schönwälder.
The dynamic Trio!!
C-Jay.
A new name but I am sure all of you will highly enjoy this great music.

The web page still shows E-Day 2019 but we will start changing this week!
But Ticket sales have already been opened.
Again easiest way for you is the Download site
https://shop.groove.nl/e-live-festival-2019
or just transfer the amount to our Bank accounts.
http://www.e-live.nl/tickets

======= Reviews ======
gr-267 Spyra - InSPYRAtion

The story, the evolution of Spyra shows that the German musician likes
to keep his audience on the alert. The one who has long been nicknamed
the Klaus Schulze of the new decade likes to spread his know-how by
visiting all areas of the EM, from Berlin School to ambient music, via
EDM and even a little tour of pastoral music. And each album provokes
reflection but ends up filling the fans of EM. The question is when,
and after how much? Even the sublime Dunst didn't charm at first
listen. In 2017, Spyra concocted a strange album, not to say
enigmatic, with the participations of Mani Neumeier, Konstantin
Athanasiadis and Roksana Vikaluk. Requiem - Eine Musik Für Den
Herrenabend took us to dark music territories with a pastoral vision
that limited the explorations and improvisations of a more typical EM
of the Berlin School. Even without these dimensions, the music of this
album commanded a few listenings before assimilating it well and
falling under its austere charms. It must be said that the boiling Lux
Aeterna, present on this album, had all the tools to bring us to a
musical summit which our senses badly needed. It was at these moments
that the musical union between Spyra and Roksana Vikaluk was consumed.
InSPYRAtion is a recording of a concert given by Der Spyra and Roksana
at a music festival in Solingen, Germany. And it is miles away from
this album with a much more energetic music with a more Berlin School
vision. But when, and after how many listenings ...
It's with a big crash of reverberations that Zeitstaub envelops our
ears. Lines escape from this sound nucleus, including a luminous
approach that shimmers like limpid water and makes its sonic lappings
sound in a singing symphony of prism. A more reverberant line puts
down this slight tumult, Zeitstaub embraces then a more ethereal phase
with the voice of Roksana whose celestial murmurs come into conflict
with the synth pads scented of Vangelis' floating o rchestrations. The
voice is high, and the armor of the synth is the opposite. Both
approaches deviate to another phase of Zeitstaub which remains immured
in cryptic atmospheres. The first frame of rhythm is born of a
fountain of rattling with a line of sequences that goes up and down by
adjusting its course with the velocity of the sequencer and its
circular structure. Synth layers, quite angelic, wrap up warmly this
movement that our ears will forget a few minutes later. Already,
another line of the sequencer embraces this movement while the synth
pads become denser, as more musical too. This line waddles, amplifying
the polyphase form that Zeitstaub will unfold for its next 20 minutes.
This structure, that goes up and down on a stream of sequences is
still active in the scenery, amasses various effects and other
sequences whose incomplete forms give a more variegated polish at this
pace which will be the main arena between the synth, and its ghostly
solos, and Roksana's voice and its interstellar Diva murmurs. In this
regard, I wrote in the Requiem review that this duo would probably be
more daring than the Schulze & Gerrard tandem because of the more
progressive vision of Spyra. And this Zeitstaub confirms these writings.
The stream that has embellished its decor sparkles in the opening of
Flying Thoughts, as well as this oneiric movement of the sequencer.
The rhythm becomes light with a spasmodic spheroidal form where chimes
start to dance, like these giant figurines animated by blowers. A
piano puts down slightly its notes in this seraphic decoration which
bears the signature of Spyra. These notes wander aimlessly while the
sequenced ritornello keeps the charms, and interest in my ears, up
until a big vacuum is swallowing this duel around the 7th minute. From
then on, Flying Thoughts plunges into a jumble of tones and effects.
Little steps run everywhere, the sequenced rhythm line is clearly in
survival mode while the piano extends its gibberish in a 2nd part
where the improvisation really eats the inspiration. Despite some
harmonic gleams, this section is the most difficult of InSPYRAtion.
Lux Aeterna is as energetic as on Requiem. This mixture of EDM and of
a concerto for distressed voices overflows towards Aerial Vox, a solid
title that changes skin, like a musical snake and its mutations. Its
intro proposes a piano, definitely more musical, which is joined by a
luminous keyboard and its bluish glass arpeggios. Percussions effects
trace a Lounge genre while misty haze gives a Berlin School-style
nebulosity. The rhythm comes alive to become an up-tempo that is not
quite mature and is rather in the psybient style before embracing a
phase of dance music, in the Spyra style, with very good synth solos.
The finale becomes toxic and leads to a purer Electronica with Roksana
singing in an Electro-Orient style. The pace is quiet to reach an
ethereal finale that decrees the end of a concert whose last 2 titles
will make forget the fi r st two, which in turn, will become those
titles that will lead us joyfully to the second part of the most
catchy InSPYRAtion.
So, when and after how many plays I have enjoyed this latest Spyra
album? Aside from the 2nd part of Flying Thoughts, it was done pretty
fast ... But to finish, and for an album in concert, that remains
another very good album of Spyra. Hard to survive to Dunst!
Sylvain Lupari (July 2nd, 2019)

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Additions and changes from July 28 2019 till August 10 2019

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Fourth Dimension Project - COSMIC WAVES (cdr) 67724
2019. Berlin School from the 80's with melodies.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=67724

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Haslinger, Paul - HALT AND CATCH FIRE (cd) 46902
2017. Soundtrack.
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=46902

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Haslinger, Paul - HALT AND CATCH FIRE (lp) 57314
2017. Soundtrack.
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=57314

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Martin, Ken - CRUSADE (cdr) 13882
2019. Early Schulze inspired music.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=13882

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Martin, Ken - DARK SKIES, WHITE LIGHT (cdr) 31705
2019. Early Schulze inspired music.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=31705

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Moonbooter - EVIL 18-2DE (cd) 65800
2019. This album is a live-recording from the concert „Schwingungen
Scheuenparty on July 7th 2018 in Ahlen, Germany..
$ 17.49 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=65800

*track listing and cover added *
Projekt Gamma - DIE GEFäHRTEN (cdr) 21169
$ 17.49 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21169

*track listing and cover added *
Projekt Gamma - FERNE REISEN (cdr) 65910
2019. One long ambient like piece with some sequences.
$ 17.49 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=65910

*track listing and cover added *
Projekt Gamma - FUTURE (cdr) 80071
2019. With Erich Schauder.
$ 17.49 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=80071

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Quaeschning, Thorsten - MUNICH SESSION (cd) 55854
2019. Recorded live at Nazareth Church, Ambient Waves Festival, May 24th 2019 in Munich..
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=55854

*review added *
Schulze, Klaus - IRRLICHT (cd) 58958
2016. Lots of organ
$ 23.75 / UKP 16.75 / EURO 18.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=58958

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
SpiralDreams - LEVITATION VOL. 2 (cdr) 42043
2019. Berlin School at its best.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=42043

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Stearns, Michael - ANCIENT LEAVES (cd) 44573
2019. Long, drifting music to float away.
Release date: 23-8-2019
$ 23.75 / UKP 16.75 / EURO 18.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=44573

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Stearns, Michael - ANCIENT LEAVES (VINYL) (lp) 26181
2019. Long, drifting music to float away.
Release date: 23-8-2019
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=26181

*(back) in stock *
Synergy - ELECTRONIC REALIZATIONS FOR ROCK ORCHESTRA (cd) 34870
2015. Classic album.
$ 21.25 / UKP 14.99 / EURO 16.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=34870

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Synergy - SEQUENCER (cd) 86696
2015. Second release.
$ 19.49 / UKP 13.75 / EURO 15.49
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=86696

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
V/A - INDEX06 (cd) 39155
2019. iNDEX 06 is the Sixth DiN compilation album..
$ 10.75 / UKP 7.49 / EURO 8.50
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=39155

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SHIPPING:
Due to the fact that we use a special shipping service that provides
the shipping of parcels etc we don't have to adjust the shipping prices
at this moment. One of the reasons is that because of you our costumers
we can keep these prices so low. With over 1500 parcels shipped last year
we can stay in the lowest shipping prices!
I am glad we are one of the few suppliers of EM that did not have to raise
their shipping prices. So for the 4rth year in a row they stay the same!!

===== Where to get Groove =====
As all know you can get all Groove titles on out website www.groove.nl
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.

Groove is now also on Bandcamp.
https://grooveunlimited.bandcamp.com/

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Log-in for your order history, shipping dates,
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