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Hi All

New releases:
We have added new Music from the UK.
Daniel & Booth - Inverse (cd)
Pollard, - Diffuser The Rehearsal (digipak) (cd)
Pollard - Live and More (digipak) (cd)
Pollard - Prologue (digipak) (cd)
The Booth- Daniel is on its way

Last week we announced the new Brainwork - Stollwerk 96 as a CD.
But when we recoeved it is was a CD-r Release!! So please keep that in mind.
I (Ron) still don't understand why releases are announced as CD but the turn out to
be a CD-r! Just let us know up front so we don't give wrong information.
For a lot of costumers it does matter!!

A special plug for Chucks The Gathering concerts.
The Gatherings Concert Series presents live music for anyone
interested in the many genres within the realms of Space, Ambient,
Electronic and Ethereal music. Our events provide a rare opportunity
for the members of this diverse community of Innovative Music
enthusiasts to mingle with each other and to experience this music
performed live

The Gatherings Concert Series just released Ron Boots: The Gatherings
18 March 2017. You can view this concert clip with the link below,
then show your support with the purchase of the album through Bandcamp
during their First-Friday promotion. Many Thanks!

Download Discount!!
And on our download page we still have this off.
With the coupon code" spring "you get a 25% discount on all orders until June 30th!!

Bandcamp had repeating their 0% commission scheme tomorrow (Friday 5th
June) so more money ends up in the hands of indie artists and labels.
Groove is chipping in with a discount code that offers 25% off
everything in the catalogue until June 8th (digital/CD). Simply enter
this code   groovejune   and it ends on June 8th with the Groove discount

These new releases are now in stock!
Brainwork - Stollwerk 96 (cdr) is now instock.
Skoulaman - Deepminds (cdr)
Spyra - Liese - Vikaluk - InSpyration II (cd)

You can find these releases on the New CD page.

New additions in the Catalog.
The new CD releases in the catalog are the following!

Daniel & Booth - Inverse (cd)
Pollard, - Diffuser The Rehearsal (digipak) (cd)
Pollard, - Live and More (digipak) (cd)
Pollard, - Prologue (digipak) (cd)
Gandalf - Secret Sarai (cd)
V/A - Isolation (cd)
Zanov - Chaos Islands (digipak) (cd)
Blindmachine + JDan Project - Music in Space and Time (cd)
Blindmachine + JDan Project - Planets (cd)

And the following CDr releases added!

Adeptus Mechanicus - Lines and Waves 1 (cdr)
Adeptus Mechanicus - Lines and Waves 2 (cdr)
Ken Martin - Berlin Embryo (cdr)
Ken Martin - Fall of Marmellar (cdr)
Ken Martin - Interstellar (cdr)
Ken Martin - Urban Songs Vol.1 (cdr)
Ken Martin - Urban Songs Vol.2 (cdr)
Michael Neil - Europa (cdr)
Michael Neil - Geometries (cdr)
Andy Pickford - Pareidolia Vol 3 (cdr)
Andy Pickford - Pareidolia Vol 4 (cdr)

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======= Reviews ======
gr-288 Boddy, Ian - Uncertainty principle 2020

THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE is one of the albums that have marked a
generation of fans. Out of print for a long time, Ron Boots of the
Dutch label Groove NL has selected it to give it a second wind through
an edition remastered by Ian Boddy. The album is rich in its diversity
where the styles of the era follow one another in a 60-minute musical
mosaic. And there's something for everyone! From space-rock to film
music, including big England School rock with a sequencer powered by
percussion in energetic rock à la Mark Shreeve. We are also entitled
to ambient moments and to atmospherical ones with an orchestral vision
that has nothing to envy to Vangelis. In short, a solid album which
retains that cachet of the 90's.
A wave struck by bubbles of wood seizes our ears. Want it or not, we
jump! But thereafter, Times Arrow develops a bucolic melody with a
strong cinematic presence where horns, violins and flutes sew a spooky
melody, genre Legend, with explosions of percussions which root this
perception of film music inspired by Vangelis. Attached to the Times
Arrow's finale, Virtual Journey continues in this perception of film
music with a darker vision that loses control around the second minute
of introduction with a down-tempo structure adorned with cosmic
electronic effects from which emerges a melody whistled by the
synthesizer. We are in the realm of melodious style of EM, a bit like
the music of Thierry Fervant in Seasons of Life. Or, his sublime
Universe released back in 80. Chromazone follows with a more nervous
sequencer that makes stamp its jumping balls in a static cosmic
setting that is near the England School style. The synth modulates
really nice whistled harmonies, while the rhythmic indecision is
unraveled halfway with the arrival of percussions. Good big cosmic
e-rock that changes its skin, a little after the 3rd minute, to
accentuate a speed synchronized with the harmonies of the synth. It's
a fiery Elec t ronic Music style that continues with the hyper wild
rock of Space Cadet and its musical envelope that does very Mark
Shreeve. I imagined this track as the album's single! Intense at the
level of cosmic atmospheres in scission, Interstellar Interlude No. 1
and its big gasps lead us to Cassiopeia's Dream. An evolving cinematic
title that takes full advantage of its 6 minutes and dust,
Cassiopeia's Dream pushes its rhythmic constancy on awesome harmonies
embellished with Arabian flutes. A phase more in dance music mode
agitates the spirits towards the middle of the title, but the
electronic rock side with essence of Muslimgauze brings the title
towards the cosmic orchestral arrangements of Interstellar Interlude No. 2.
Then comes the big heavy and unbridled rock of Supernova which is like
on fire as Space Cadet. It could have been the album's 3rd single!
These are hollow breezes that bring the saga of THE UNCERTAINTY
PRINCIPLE. Thus, The Uncertainty Principle Part 1 is woven in th e
intensity of its orchestral structure, The Uncertainty Principle Part
2 drifts in limbo with the voice of Ian Boddy on vocoder who guides us
towards The Uncertainty Principle Part 3. This last part is animated
by a sequencer whose keys jump in the shadows of reverberating waves
from which a beautiful fluty air emerges. It reminds me a lot of
Software cosmic vibes. It's in the particles of its finale that the
chthonian choir which is behind Beyond The Event Horizon appears. Its
opening is bathed in a din that is winded through by a line of
oscillations. The synth pads are chthonian, and the crashing of
percussions make its opening even more titanic. The dread gives way to
a hammered rhythm in a video game atmosphere before taking the shape
of a heavy English e-rock flirting with the synth-pop and techno from
the 80's and 90's. The vocoder effect spits out organic phases that
fit really well here, while the synth is doing well by working on a
good melodic approach and weaving good s ynth solos that leave Beyond
The Event Horizon in its envelope of music for films of the genre Big
Trouble in Little China. Times End finishes this album with an intense
vision always as cinematographic with this voice who rehashes the same
sentence with an effect of attenuation, of slow motion. This new
edition of Groove comes with a bonus title; Live At Klem Dag 1993
where we recognize extracts and titles such as Times Arrow, Virtual
Journey and Space Cadet. A very solid interpretation by the way!
Possibly hiding 3 singles, maybe even 4, and a lot of cinema music
themes; how can we not recognize the value of this album in the scale
of modern Electronic Music? Personally, I was amazed by the quality of
Ian Boddy's compositions and the many styles of music that follow one
another with an amazing musical vision. A very solid album which is
well worth this reopening over time with a particularly good remaster
which retains all the coquetry of the 90's. And even 27 years later,
THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE 2020 deserves its place in 2020.

Sylvain Lupari (May 28th, 2020) ****½*

======= Reviews ======
 gr-281 C-Jay - ADEM

Is Groove taking a psybient turn where the forms of down-tempo are
struggling in a universe of multi-colored sound hoops and white
noises? Regardless, this is another very unexpected surprise! From
sounds and sound effects that grow like ink stains on blotting paper,
ADEM has gradually developed a real obsession with me. Already at the
first listen, when I reached the heart of the album, the syndrome of;
I have to listen again takes a hold of my senses. I knew then that my
friend Ron had struck a great blow. On this side of the globe, it's
called a homerun! Who is C-Jay? Christian Jansen is a Dutch
musician-DJ with a Dance-music style focused on sequencer movements
that literally flirt with the Berlin School. To this level, I advise
you to listen to Backslider to understand. He has a few albums to his
credit, including this ADEM which appeared on Replug Records. This
Finnish label specialized in Techno and Electronica produces only
albums, m o st of them EP, in downloadable MP3 format. The leaders of
the label, Henri Hurtig, better known by the pseudonym Cid Inc, and
Dan Orsen, accepted that ADEM be produced on a CD manufactured by
Groove NL. So, C-Jay's music is largely influenced by the innovative
bands of the 90's Electronica, I think of The Orb and Underworld.
Closer to us, we can think of Moonbooter and Stefan Erbe. ADEM
therefore lands at Groove with some modifications in the mixing and
mastering, as well as the choice of titles since the long and ambient
Deep Listening Part 1 is absent. An excellent catch from Ron Boots,
since this album is worthy of landing on CD. Hoping that Backslider is
also found on

Groove NL, here's ADEM.

A nebulous layer infiltrates our ears, letting some isolated chords
clink in its vaporous wake. Iconoclastic and percussive noises tinkle
behind this veil of sonic mist, while the mist becomes matter and
other pads stimulate the slow introduction of Adem (Part 1). It will t
ake almost 5 minutes of atmospheric textures before the sequencer
creates a structure whose hesitation rolls with a jerky effect in its
static flow. Synth tears thaw to melt like sound crystals,
accompanying this staggering march towards another rhythmic pattern,
more animated and whose rhythmic counterweight ensures a good finely
spasmodic imbalance. Synth layers with Tangerine Dream scents are
floating on the finale, leaving our ears waiting. Songs of astral
whales open Adem (Part 2). Elastic electronic effects decorate this
decor which plunges into a soundtrack of the War of the Worlds genre,
preceding a rhythmic structure which struggles to walk in this very
successful apocalyptic decor. What catches the ear is the movement of
the sequencer whose hypnotic, minimalist Berlin School style matrix
strolls until it encounters boom-boom pulsations and chords clanging
like hammer blows on a musical anvil. Nothing to write to his mother,
Adem (Part 2) remains anchored in his stationary zone overloaded by a
hybrid sound mass. Adem (Part 3) brings us closer to the Dub and
Chill-out style of Christian Jansen with a psy-dance approach. Its
rhythm is soft and is surrounded by hoops and other effects specific
to the psybient genre in addition to a text half-sung and
half-narrated by Christian Jansen, or someone else who is not
identified in the artwork's info. After another introduction woven
into sound effects of a psychedelic vision where some arpeggios are
always hesitant to move, Adem (Part 4) follows the same evolutionary
curve of Adem (Part 1) before exploding for a real rhythm of dance.
It's very Moonbooter! Thereafter, ADEM becomes simply divine.

We must emphasize the tonal flora of C-Jay throughout this album where
Dance-music is delightfully caught up in the sinuous and interwoven
movements of the sequencer's rhythmic lines. Like in Adem (Part 5) and
Adem (Part 6), two long minimalist movements with sound artifacts of
ambient music and minimalist undu latory and progressive rhythms of
the Plastikman genre mixed with Berlin School. It gives very nice
minutes of EM animated by his memories of Electronica. After this
foray into the Berlin School territories, the Dutch musician returns
to his true loves, a Dance-music which seeks his true identity on this
album. Adem (Part 7) follows a very Electronica evolution under an
ambient din, while under steady resonant boom-booms, Adem (Part 8)
screws us a superb melody in an approach which flirts between Stefan
Erbe and Moonbooter. A very good title which concludes a very
beautiful album and, possibly, an opening towards other horizons of Groove NL.

Sylvain Lupari (January 7th, 2020)

Additions and changes from May 24 2020 till June 7 2020

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Adeptus Mechanicus - LINES AND WAVES 1 (cdr) 14769
2020. BerlinSeq music in the style of Schulzes Timewind.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=14769

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Adeptus Mechanicus - LINES AND WAVES 2 (cdr) 21009
2020. Another BerlinSeq music in the style of Schulzes Timewind.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21009

*new entry / new in stock *
Brainwork - STOLLWERK 96 (cdr) 88546
2020. Brainwork + Strange Inside - Stollwerk 96 a live recording of this performance..
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=88546

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Daniel & Booth - INVERSE (cdr) 80326
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=80326

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Gandalf - SECRET SARAI (cd) 39073
2020. Dreamy melodies, ethereal environments.
$ 22.49 / UKP 15.75 / EURO 17.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=39073

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Martin, Ken - BERLIN EMBRYO (cdr) 86705
2020. BerlinSeq music.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=86705

*new entry *
Martin, Ken - FALL OF MARMELLAR (cdr) 15178
2020. Ambient music!.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=15178

*new entry *
Martin, Ken - INTERSTELLAR (cdr) 31093
2020. BerlinSeq music.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=31093

*new entry *
Martin, Ken - URBAN SONGS VOL.1 (cdr) 79073
2020. More ambient.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=79073

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Martin, Ken - URBAN SONGS VOL.2 (cdr) 70326
2020. More ambient.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=70326

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Neil, Michael - EUROPA (cdr) 19815
2020. Melodic EM with Sequencing on the side.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=19815

*new entry *
Neil, Michael - GEOMETRIES (cdr) 26518
2020. Ambient pieces with acoust piano and Synths..
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=26518

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Pickford, Andy - PAREIDOLIA VOL 3 (cdr) 74362
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=74362

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Pickford, Andy - PAREIDOLIA VOL 4 (cdr) 83458
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=83458

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Pollard, - DIFFUSER THE REHEARSAL (cd) 21547
$ 17.49 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21547

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Pollard, - LIVE AND MORE (cd) 88286
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=88286

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Pollard, - PROLOGUE (cd) 60575
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=60575

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
V/A - ISOLATION (cd) 22197
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=22197

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.

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