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DECEMBER OFFERS!!

From this week until New Year we have something special for you!
All the CDs on our OFFER page are with a 40% Discount!!!
There are over 280 titles with all sorts of music!!
Even the BIG names are there for you to pick!!
So the price you see there on the offer page!! Just slice 40% of that
and that is what you pay!!
€ 10.00 becomes only € 6.00 and € 20.00 is only € 12.00 !!
And there are some rare and big titles with BIG discounts !!!

Mind you many have only one or a few copies and gone is gone at this price!!
You can go to http://www.groove.nl/index2.html
And then click on the offers button (is is between the "klaus
schulze" and "downloads" button :-)
There are also many of the titles in this E-News from this last summer.
http://www.grooveunlimited.nl/latest-news/e-news-936

And we have a special 35% off on all downloads !!
Just use the coupon code - gift - and it will be deducted from your order!
Go to <https://shop.groove.nl/>https://shop.groove.nl/
And click at the top of the page on the Download store!!
Over 240 titles for you to check out!!
In Flac and MP3 format.
You can pay by Credit card, Ideal or Paypal!

AND ALL GROOVE UNLIMITED TITLES until GR-200 ONLY € 10.90
And the € 9.90 prices ones are only € 7.50 !!
(applies only to the Groove titles available)
And to make it even more attractive!
If you order 10 copies they are only € 99.00.
This is time to get those Christmas present lists to your friends :-)

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And with that thought here is Welcome back "Offshore Islands"!
Together with the Release of the New John & Ron the "milestone album"
'Offshore Islands'
with the original music ("...with some audio retouching to bring it
into 2015 but no musical changes")
and with the original 1990 front cover will soon be available from Groove.nl
as a special 25th Anniversary release...
You can order it here: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-011
(Also on sale at the Bochum concert on the 30th December)

And with this shipping info you can get them even cheaply outside of Europe!!
We have a special shipping service for people outside of Europe.
If you decide to ship the CD's without their Jewel cases
(mind that this can't be done with digipacks and other packaging!!)
we are able to ship 10 CDs unpacked from their jewel cases for $ 23.00.
This is for Registered and Insured shipping.
If you decide to ship them just Priority then we are able to ship 6
CDs for $ 10.00.
Just put Special Shipping in your order as a remark and we will do the rest.

These titles where added this week.
========= NEW PRODUCTS =========
Serge Devadder - Cambrian (cd)
Erik Seifert & Josef Steinbüchel - Softlock (2-cdr)
Graham Getty - EMP 3 (cdr)
Bertrand Loreau - Correspondances (cd)
Moonbooter vs Wellenfeld - Live Münster 2015 (cdr)
Projekt Gamma - Eiswelten Vol. 2 (2-cdr)
Rhea - At Cosmic Nights (digipak) (cd)
Przemyslaw Rudz - Hypnotized (cd)

Thanks for your time.
Ron Boots

====== Dreamscape Radio =======
Dreamscape Radio show 345 is now online!!
With music from Moon Satalite, TD, Devadder e.a.
You can find Dreamscape here. http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

====== JUKEBOX ======
The new jukebox contains 12 titles.
To listen: click on the CD Shop button on www.groove.nl ,
then click on Jukebox in the ribbon...

====== Groove info =====
If you missed the last E-News issues due to your holiday, they are
ALL also online!!
http://www.grooveunlimited.nl/latest-news/e-news-962
http://www.grooveunlimited.nl/latest-news/e-news-963

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NON-GROOVE UNLIMITED
LABEL
1: Przemyslaw Rudz - Hypnotized
(cd)
2: MoonSatellite - Whispers of the Moon
(cdr)
3: Pyramaxx - Distance
(cd)
4: Tangerine Dream - Quantum Key
(cd)
5: Erik Seifert & Josef Steinbüchel - Softlock
(2-cdr)
6: Redshift - Life to Come
(cd)
7: Rhea - At Cosmic Nights
(cd)
8: Radio Massacre International - Do electric sheep dream of
space-rock? (cdr)
9: Projekt Gamma - Eiswelten Vol. 2
(2-cdr)
10: Minds in Motion - Evolutionen I und II
(2-cd)

GROOVE UNLIMITED
LABEL
1: Ron Boots & John Kerr - Juxtaposition
(cd)
2: Ron Boots & John Kerr - Juxtaposition The Bochum Bonus
(cd)
3: Gert Emmens - Triza
(cd)
4: Ron Boots & John Kerr - Offshore islands
(cd)
5: Owann - Particles
(cd)
6: UNI SPHERE - Endless Endeavor
(cd)
7: Ron Boots & others - Awakening at Booth's Palace
(cd)
8: Ron Boots - Standing in the Rain
(cd)
9: Gert Emmens - An Artist's Stroke
(cd)
10: MorPheusz - Garden Gnomes and Goblins
(cd)

========= R E V I E W S =========
36168 The Tower Tree - Transposing

Album review by Joost Egelie
Before me lies "Transposing", the first album of the new group The
Tower Tree '. A classic jewel case, with cover design by Alain Kinet,
and mastered
by Dries De Vreeze. The Tower Tree presented this album live at the B
– Wave festival in a
great show of light music and video. The Tower Tree are Didier
Dewachtere aka BySenses and Johan De Paepe aka Owan.
The videos by Alain Kinet are not just supportive to the music, they
were part of the adventure through time and imagination painted upon
the canvas of the listener/ Experiencer.

The Tower Tree
A track by track tear – down:

The Tree ………………………………………… 9:40
What instantly grabbed me as the listener, is the strange voices in
the intro. They tell of a tale I could not understand – yet. But they
lead me by the hand into the undiscovered world under The Tree.
Immediately when I stepped into that realm , some very nice sequences
and an upbeat exotic drum surprised me. There is a certain dance in
the flow of the composition, it swirls – it leaves you and it comes
back to you.
Never boring, this piece will certainly unveil new mysteries each time heard.
A word that you will keep seeing me using: ' Organic'. This is living music.

Transposing Mind …………….…………..…18.47
After the wild adventure beyond The Tree, I find myself in calmer
waters in Transposing Mind. Again, a fabulous intro that tickle the
imagination. This piece is also the longest track of the album. A dark
mixture of whispers and choirs lure you to darker surroundings you
wouldn't dare to enter on your own: the mind…
Slowly but steadily build towards an immense and vast wall of sound. A
swampy rhytm keeps you up to pace with the melodies. This piece is in
conversation with the listener; it holds a tale, but your mind is the narrator.
Let me try to capture the feeling this track bestows: Beige and sa
ffron colours under a burning sun, smell of exotic spices like
cinnamon and cardamom, pal trees far away.
But be aware – there is a turning point. Suddenly it all doesn't seem
so romantic anymore. Though the melody stays the same, the music gets
spikes, there is a shadow interwoven.
All an all, this track doesn't sound artificial – it doesn't even feel
electronic. It feels Organic, breathing, it left me with questions:
'Where am I..? Who am I..?? Am I ..??

The Tower ………….…………….………….….. 13:48
Puzzled back into perspective by the next track, the more lucid
sequences weave another pattern. There is a careful use of echo here –
subtile, but very unique. The thythm is notoriously inviting.
It hints threats, and indeed – The Tower Tree is again building
something colossal here. There is no escape, you're trapped by rock
hard sequences and (I'm running out of superlatives) humongous pads !
And yet when I think this is just a transition, they turn this huge
sound wal l into a lasting track. And yes !! it tastes like more.
Just when I think the track can't get any more ruthless, it pulls
another trick, by retreating and leaving me standing there. As luck
would have it I find comfort in the smoothing ambient strings that
weave the outro.

One day we will walk together ………………8:44
I think this track could have been born in a cathedral. There is choir
– like pads, and the very melodious chords have a certain mystical
glow over them.
It is a beautiful composition in the true meaning of that word (Latin:
con = together; ponere = to place)
Very unlike the other tracks, but in every aspect at least equally great.
The track can also be found on Owann's album 'Particles'

Destination Unknown ………………………. 12:15
This track is the very first collaboration between BySenses and Owann
under the name "The Tower Tree" and ended up the BySenses album
'Frigments Fragments' ( 2014 ) because at that time there were no
plans for making a Tower tree album
Indeed, this is an adaptation for live performance which resulted in a
slightly shorter but overall thicker, greater, more evolved musical experience.
The Tower Tree revisited this music in their typical way. The made it
even more organic (yes, there is that word again!) than it already was.
The intro is very orchestral and with a firm voice demands to be a
soundtrack (which, thanks to Alain Kinet, it eventually became).
A very, very s trong sequence enters. Razor strings that could cut
steel fill up into a harmonic building up to a moment where modulation starts.
All of a sudden the music chills down, masked in little schoolgirl –
like behavior. When you least expect it – it returns, but not in full
force like what
I braced for. There are various aspects in this track, and they come
and they go –
but they all typically describe the feeling of the title "where are we
going?".. Destination Unknown. It is the task of the listener to find
that out – and upon each listen, more possible destinations become visible.

Conclusion
By far, I cannot but conclude that this debut album of The Tower Tree
is an unfathomable deep and rich story of a complete newly created world.
Opening the jewel case is like opening a gem box; in it lie 5 shiny
colourful gems each with their own history, present and future. And
what's more: they're breathing, pulsating with a heart- beat, and
yearning to tell their stories.
I sincerely hope to hear more of this soon, but I can imagine that
Johan and Didier have put the threshold way up high now. It will be
hard to top that masterpiece.
Joost Egelie

========= R E V I E W S =========
34376 Roach, Steve - Soul Tones

Contemplatively titled "Soul Tones" album was released by Steve Roach
during December 2012 on Timeroom Editions as the first part of a three
CD series. "Soul Tones" are comprised of two long form compositions,
the title track "Soul Tones", getting close to 46-minute mark and
"Resolved", clocking just over 28 minutes. The first piece unfolds
absolutely peaceful, with slowly expanding, flowing and ebbing synth
washes. These utterly sublime, captivating and extensive drones
smoothly glide with all their grace and harmony through the majestic
and grandiose cumulus clouds at sunset. As much ethereally magnificent
as the cover photograph by Kati Astraeir, which stunningly portrays
these eternally spellbinding and hypnagogic atmozones. Yes, "Soul
Tones" will gently and unobtrusively surround you during your deeply
relaxing activities or as a low-volume playback during your sleep
time. But also more active listening session with your headphones take
s you to essentially sedative journey. In any case, monstrous calmness
of "Soul Tones" is an ultimate sonic elixir to soothe your body and
mind!!! "Resolved" slowly dives into more mysterious and gradually
expanding realms. Could be slightly monochromatic or static when
listening without deeper dedication, but as soon you unlock the gates,
you enter this multi-layered structure of drone walls, circles and
traverses, which take you into profoundly absorbing opaque nocturnal
panoramas with increasing potency. During the 18th minute these sonic
canvas cascade into slightly more relieving and enchanting movements,
yet enough dramatic and expressive with balmy wide-screen transitions,
before quietly fading away and reaching tranquil silence. "Resolved"
is every bit as immersing as the title composition, "Soul Tones". Once
again, connect yourself deeply to the genius' soulful oasis and let
his audible insignia to reveal all its magic on you. These "Soul
Tones" are massively embracing and s howcase Steve Roach at the peak
of his deepest sonic meditations!!! From time to time I run across
comments about the master losing some of his glare. No way for my
ears, because the year 2012 has brought to us masterpieces such as
"Back To Life", "Tales From The Ultra Tribe" (with Byron Metcalf) or
"Low Volume Music" (with Dirk Serries), first two for sure can be
celebrated as true groundbreakers and "Soul Tones" undoubtedly
deserves its stellar place among the most delightful, tranquil and
enigmatic works ever coming out of The Timeroom cave. Hats off to
Steve Roach!!! The newest album "Future Flows" will be released in one
month, just before the huge Ambicon 2013 festival (May 3-5, San
Rafael, California). And I am quite sure "Future Flows" will blow us
away again!!!

Richard Gürtler (Mar 24, 2013, Bratislava, Slovakia)

- - - NEW and CHANGED entries - - - -
Additions and changes from November 20 2015 till December 6 2015

*new in stock *
Akikaze - AGE OF DECEPTION (cdr) 25893
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=25893

*new in stock *
Akikaze - CONFLICTING EMOTIONS (cdr) 73790
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=73790

*new in stock *
Akikaze - LEAP IN THE DARK (cdr) 32902
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=32902

*new in stock *
Akikaze - MUSIC FROM MISTY MARSHES (cdr) 11555
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=11555

*new in stock *
Akikaze - SENSE OF URGENCY (cdr) 54542
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=54542

*review added *
Bessell, Dave - BLACK HORSES OF THE SUN (cd) 34354
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=34354

*review added *
Boots, Ron - STANDING IN THE RAIN (cd) gr-214
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-214

*track listing and cover added *
Boots, Ron & Kerr, John - JUXTAPOSITION (cd) gr-221
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-221

*track listing and cover added *
Boots, Ron & Kerr, John - JUXTAPOSITION THE BOCHUM BONUS (cd) gr-222
$ 12.49 / UKP 8.75 / EURO 9.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-222

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Devadder, Serge - CAMBRIAN (cd) 39198
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=39198

*review added *
Emmens, Gert - TRIZA (cd) gr-218
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-218

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Erik Seifert & Josef Steinbüchel - SOFTLOCK (2-cdr) 45354
$ 23.75 / UKP 16.75 / EURO 18.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=45354

*review added *
Farn, Pete - BLOW MY TEARS (cdr) 55893
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=55893

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Getty, Graham - EMP 3 (cdr) 75819
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=75819

*new entry / new in stock *
Loreau, Bertrand - CORRESPONDANCES (cd) 35510
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=35510

*review added *
Minds in Motion - EVOLUTIONEN I UND II (2-cd) 21006
$ 21.25 / UKP 14.99 / EURO 16.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21006

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Moonbooter vs Wellenfeld - LIVE MüNSTER 2015 (cdr) 21829
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21829

*new in stock *
MoonSatellite - WHISPERS OF THE MOON (cdr) 83415
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=83415

*track listing and cover added *
Perge - SCATTERED THOUGHTS (cdr) 23415
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=23415

*new in stock *
Pickford, Andy - VANGUARD 1 (cd) 45038
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=45038

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Projekt Gamma - EISWELTEN VOL. 2 (2-cdr) 29018
$ 26.25 / UKP 18.49 / EURO 20.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=29018

*review added *
Pyramaxx - DISTANCE (cd) 83677
$ 20.99 / UKP 14.75 / EURO 16.75
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=83677

*review added *
Reckzeh, Uwe - PERFECTION MODE (cdr) 35825
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=35825

*review added *
Redshift - LIFE TO COME (cd) 24621
$ 21.25 / UKP 14.75 / EURO 16.80
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=24621

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Rhea - AT COSMIC NIGHTS (cd) 10058
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=10058

*review added *
Roach, Steve - SOUL TONES (cd) 34376
2012. In thew style of A Deeper Silence and Afterlight. Reflecting on
the inner side of man. Part 3 in this serie..
$ 19.25 / UKP 13.49 / EURO 15.40
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=34376

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Rudz, Przemyslaw - HYPNOTIZED (cd) 78215
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=78215

*review added *
Smith, Steve - E-LIVE 2013 T-SHIRT (t-shirt) 61444
2013. A wonderfull high quality T-Shirt from the Guys of Volt, Lamp
and Tylas. We only have a few T-Shirts left!!.
$ 27.49 / UKP 19.25 / EURO 21.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=61444

*new in stock *
Tangerine Dream - QUANTUM KEY (cd) 64752
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=64752

*review added *
The Tower Tree - TRANSPOSING (cd) 36168
$ 19.75 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.80
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=36168

*review added *
UNI SPHERE - ENDLESS ENDEAVOR (cd) gr-220
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-220

*review added *
Wellenfeld - ELEMENTS (cdr) 35905
$ 18.25 / UKP 12.75 / EURO 14.50
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=35905

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