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2020 Soundsystem/FALLING CD    $19.50
Catalog #: VIS185CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The second album finds the live electronic band at the top of their game. One of the first bands to mix DJs with live musicians, their track "NO ORDER" is widely regarded as a classic. Electronic dance tracks suited for the club, the radio or listening at home. Feat on the...
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2tall/LOOSE ENDS FOR DIVINATION DCD    $13.50
Catalog #: EB07 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. DJ 2TALL's followup to his "SHIFTING TIDES" CD is a cool budget price downtempo/turntablist album. Mix of trippy downtempo/instrumental abstract hip hop (and raps from BEANS and QUASIMOTO). Comes with a free bonus mix CD too! Fold out digipak.
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2tall/SHIFTING TIDES CD    $10.50
Catalog #: NWCD01 2
Even better than his 12" this album of downtempo/instrumental hip hop sits proudly alongside records from AIM, DJ SHADOW, RJD2 and the like. The title track is especially good. Excellent reviews from the UK with almost the entire TRU THOUGHTS roster rating it highly. (NEEDLEWORK)
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3 Foot People/3 FOOT HIGH AND RISING DLP    $16.50
Catalog #: HGLP001 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. FREDDIE (RED ASTAIRE) CRUGER's downtempo concept album from the end of 2005. DJ friendly double vinyl now in a black sleeve with a color sticker. Released on FREDDIE's own HOMEGROWN RECORDS out of Sweden.
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3 Minutes & Mark Murphy/SECRETS CD    $22.50
Catalog #: VIE018CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Legendary jazz voice MARK MURPHY joins forces with Austrian dub maestros, THREE MINUTES on this new release from VIENNA SCIENTISTS. "SECRETS" is a smooth jazzy chiller, and is treated to 9 stunning remixes, including takes from QUANTIC, MADRID DE LOS AUSTRIAS, DUBLEX INC.,...
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40 Thieves/THE SKY IS YOURS DCD    $22.50
Catalog #: LENGCD007 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The 10th anniversary of San Francisco's 40 THIEVES sees the wonder trio drop their debut album on LENG. 20 cuts ranging from cosmic odyssey soundscapes to lazy mutant house, 40 THEIVES are experts at interweaving live instrumentation with programmed circa '83 electronic...
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40 Thieves/THE SKY IS YOURS PART A DLP    $37.50
Catalog #: LENGLP007A 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Restocked. Debut album from the San Fran based producers 40 THIEVES is released on LENG RECORDS as two separate gatefold double albums each containing 10 tracks. From "cosmic odyssey soundscapes" to "lazy mutant house" their music always "aims for the head as well as the...
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40 Thieves/THE SKY IS YOURS PART B DLP    $37.50
Catalog #: LENGLP007B 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Back in stock. Debut album from the San Fran based producers 40 THIEVES is released on LENG RECORDS as two separate gatefold double albums each containing 10 tracks. From "cosmic odyssey soundscapes" to "lazy mutant house" their music always "aims for the head as well as the...
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7 Samurai/POETS DUB CD    $10.50
Catalog #: SSD-PCR038CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. A retrospective of recent releases from POETS CLUB RECORDS compiled & mixed by 7 SAMURAI that all span the realm of electronic/dub. Includes tracks by ATOMHOCKEY, DIGITAL JOCKEY, KIESER.VELTEN, ZILVERZURF, 7 SAMURAI, and more.
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A Certain Ratio/MIND MADE UP CD    $15.00
Catalog #: LM54139 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. A CERTAIN RATIO's most recent album, released on LE SON DE MAQUIS in 2008. Like their classic FACTORY RECORDS output, these 12 songs are a mixture of pop and funk with groovy, warm hearted drum rhythms and epileptic guitar from MARTIN MOSCROP. Punk-funk-jazz bliss, not just...
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A Mountain Of One/INSTITUTE OF JOY CD    $19.50
Catalog #: AMRCD02 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The first studio album by this psych/prog London duo. Features a cover of LEONARD COHEN's "WHO BY FIRE", the single "BONES" and 11 more cuts. Mixing balearic sounds with prog rock this appeals to both indie rockers and fans of cosmic disco. Accessible but offbeat. Really...
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Abnormal Yellow Band/BANG BONG DISCO CD    $10.50
Catalog #: FRCD002 2
WAREHOUSE FIND! A truly killer mix from ULTICUT UPS! aka Japanese DJ duo YUKI & TAHARA who take center stage for a 40 track funky old school hip-hop disco party. Catch KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND, MIX MASTER MIKE, LOGG, FIRST CHOICE, A CERTAIN RATIO & STETSASONIC side by side on this superb mixed CD.
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Adriano Adewale Group/SEMENTES CD    $21.00
Catalog #: SEGCD0801 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Rooted in the musical traditions of Nigeria, Angola, & Brazil, yet infused with contemporary European classical and jazz styles, this is a colorful cocktail of infectously funky rhythms and intimate soulful ballads peppered with free-jazz improvisation. (SEGUE RECORDS)
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Aeroplane/WE CAN'T FLY LP + CD    $13.50
Catalog #: 541416503796 1
The debut album from the Belgian party startin' duo with Italian roots. Their 21st century take on balearic beats, soulful disco, and early 80s electronica. Includes "SUPERSTAR", "FISH IN THE SKY", "THE POINT OF NO RETURN", etc. 12 tracks plus bonus full album CD added. (ESKIMO)
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Afefe Iku/ORDER OF DIRECTION DLP    $27.00
Catalog #: YSD62 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. The latest installment from the label's mystery man takes us out of the jungle and into the mountains, where syncopated analog rhythms dance beside electric melodies surrounded by textures and reflection. 6 tracks, one with OSUNLADE!
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Aim/HINTERLAND (RE-ISSUE) CD    $19.50
Catalog #: ATICCD004 2
Much-anticipated re-issue of AIM's second full-length. "HINTERLAND" was the follow-up to their massive debut, "COLD WATER MUSIC", and pushed the band into true cult status amongst the late night headz, and now comes with additional tracks not featured on the initial version. (ATIC)
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Ak-Momo/RETURN TO N.Y. CD    $19.50
Catalog #: PFG124 2
Re-issued on PEACEFROG, the debut album of this Swedish duo is a light, euphoric ride through downtempo & pop, sounding like an amalgam of KATE BUSH, GOLDFRAPP, and PORTISHEAD. Includes the current single "GREASY SPOON".
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Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble/P.D.P. CD    $15.00
Catalog #: AFB003CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. New York's AKOYA AFROBEAT ENSEMBLE continue to cultivate the spirit of the mighty FELA KUTI in their second full-length of super-group Afrobeat tunes. The roots-y funk and soul of the classic sound is very much intact over 6 smoking originals full of tradition and...
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Alexander's Dark Band/DOBUTSU BANCHO CD    $15.00
Catalog #: DC54CD 2
J SAUL KANE (DEPTH CHARGE, OCTAGON MAN) uses yet another alter ego for this offbeat album of disturbing animal deparvity (anyone for "SPACE DONKEYS ON CRACK"?) A very leftfield mixture of downtempo weirdness and breaks. The CD includes 5 bonus cuts from previous LP-only albums. (DC RECORDINGS)
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Alfredo/BALEARIC BEACH SESSION CD    $21.00
Catalog #: BSCD001 2
New chill out/lounge music CD compiled by ALFREDO,the man who invented the term "Balearic" and did the "BALEARIC CLASSICS" album on MINISTRY OF SOUND. 13 tracks (incl some exclusive tracks/remixes) from SLOPE, GAGLE, FREDDIE CRUGER, GUTS, KOKOLO, TITO HERON, ALLEZ ALLEZ and more. (BRIGHTSIDE)
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Alison Crockett/ON BECOMING... REDUX CD    $9.00
Catalog #: SI002 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. ALISON CROCKETT's acclaimed "ON BECOMING A WOMAN" album gets the remix treatment from a crew of top flight producers incl DJ SPINNA, YAM WHO?, PHIL ASHER, MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE, WAIWAN, LANDSLIDE and more. Sure to endear ALISON to the house and broken beat fans as well as her...
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All Good Funk Alliance/SLINGSHOT.. CD    $19.50
Catalog #: 884501009829 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. "SLINGSHOT BOOGIE" is their 3rd CD and feats 14 cuts of slamming DC-styled funky breaks, b-boy party jams (including the title track that features a rap vocal from THINK TANK), and remixes from pals MALENTE, FLOW DYNAMICS and ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS. Incls singles "SUPER JAM",...
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All Good Funk Alliance/SOCIAL COMMENT CD    $13.50
Catalog #: AFACD1 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. ALL GOOD FUNK ALLIANCE strike again with a funky blend of politically based soulful poetry and futuristic classic breaks with vocals by SWAMBURGER and ALEXANDRAH. 16 tracks. (FYI: this does not include any of AGFA's 12"s). A blend of hip hop and funky breaks. (FUNK WEAPONS)...
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All Good Funk Alliance/THE RAID PT 2 DCD    $18.00
Catalog #: JALCD071 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. "A journey into the AGFA vaults" is a double CD set of dope funky breaks. Features 18 cuts from AGFA, KRAAK & SMAAK, FEATURECAST, NEIGHBOUR, OMEGAMAN & more. Disc one is the AGFA mix, building through 80's style electroboogie to full on breaks. Disc two feats unmixed full...
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Almunia/PULSAR CD    $18.00
Catalog #: C56CD014 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Two years on from the release of their "NEW MOON" debut, ALMUNIA return with 8 more tracks of chugging psychedelic dub disco, shimmering acoustic grooves and spine-tingling Italian Balearica. Think COS/MES jamming w/ PAT METHENY, FLEETWOOD MAC, or classic LINDSTROM/PRINS...
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AM & Shawn Lee/LA MUSIQUE NUMERIQUE LP    $18.00
Catalog #: AM201301 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. The second full-length from Los Angeles/London electro soul duo draws heavily on late 70's French library music, 80's Italo disco and sleng teng dancehall riddims. "LA MUSIQUE" pays homage to the beginnings of the digital realm via vintage gear. In full picture sleeve and...
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AM and the UV/CANDY THUNDER CD    $21.00
Catalog #: BS072CD 2
ANNE MARIE ALMEDAL (of Norwegian indies VELVET BELLY) teams up with her Arctic cohorts ULTRAVIOLET for a mellow, melodic pop album that combines Scandinavian electronics, classic acoustics, bittersweet attitude, and timeless songs. (BEATSERVICE)
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Ammoye + Rise Ashen/HAFFI WIN CD    $13.50
Catalog #: BCD201021 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. "A futuristic alchemy of dancehall, hip hop, house and dub" fusing AMMOYE's smooth vocals with RISE ASHEN's urban beats. A record that is "both smooth and rough, sometimes threatening and always bassy". "ASHEN's tight beats and AMMOYE's ill vocals" with "an aftertaste of the...
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Anagram Jam/ANAGRAM JAM CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FCCD029 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Deeply covert album of 15 edits by 2 highly informed, inscrutable music archivists who hail from BMUSIC in Manchester. All tracks are from freak funk psyche songsmiths who de-pipe with minimal path and added juice bits! Maximized, marmalised, & shredded! Back in stock! (FAT...
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Anchorsong/THE LOST & FOUND EP CD    $18.00
Catalog #: CSCD001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Known for his outstanding live show, this highly skilled MPC playing & real time sampling tactics have gained support from the likes of PREFUSE 73, DJ KRUSH, and more. Here's a 7 track extended player that holds contemporary beats with melodies of guitar, piano, and strings....
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Andre Orefjard/REFRESHMENT OF THOUGHT CD    $19.50
Catalog #: CSCD005 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Covering a wide variety of sounds & styles ANDRE OREFJARD drops his full length debut for CREATIVE SOULS. A mixed bag of pacific soul, RNB vibes, SA-RA esque head nodding trickery & nujazz flair it has found a proper home here at GROOVE. Fans of JUGGLIN & other expansive...
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Andy Hamill/BEE FOR BASS CD    $19.50
Catalog #: EMU03 2
Not new, but new to us. CD from 2003 done by bass player ANDY HAMILL (who plays with 4HERO, OMAR, and more). This eclectic, somewhat trippy, album of 14 tracks feats lots of guests (with all their pics on the cover): OMAR, URSULA RUCKER, V ETIENNE, MARK MURPHY, ROSIE BROWN, CHRIS BOWDEN and more.
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Andy Votel/MUSIC MINUS MUSIC (MIXED) CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FC104 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Globe trottin' DJ ANDY VOTEL returns with 16 cuts of rare plugged-in-pop, concrete prog, & global robotic rock. Features unreleased electronic music for Atari video games, low budget eastern films, and undercover synth by members of CAN, HAWKWIND, GONG, SOFT MACHINE, and...
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Andy Votel/VINTAGE VOLTAGE MIX CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FCCD032 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. ANDY's been DJing at B-MUSIC under the name VINTAGE VOLTAGE and this mix CD is the first fruit of his new direction. An adventurous mix of obscure and offbeat electronic music from across the globe. A sonic journey through "electronic pop history". Absolutely essential....
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Architektur/TRAVELOGUE CD    $22.50
Catalog #: BBR001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. ARCHITEKTUR's debut "TRAVELOGUE" is an eclectic mix of classical, swing, & jazz inspired downbeat & dub. He has perfectly crafted this sound and has played it in cities across the globe & has been featured on various scores & soundtracks. "Totally perplexing..." - THE WIRE...
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Architeq/GOLD + GREEN CD    $19.50
Catalog #: TIRK048CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. 14 tracks of "pure originality, mixing electronic noises, dischordant efx with twisted jazz, buckets of dub and a strong leftfield musicality". A mix of instrumentals and vocal tracks (from SUNHARBOUR's JUNIOR WILLIAMS and ILIJA RUDMAN) with uptempo danceable cuts and...
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Arkestra One/ARKESTRA ONE CD    $18.00
Catalog #: CS021CD 2
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Art Bleek/ART SUPPLIES CD    $18.00
Catalog #: LGNCD003 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Weaving elements of house, funk, soul, jazz, rare groove, and more into a rich musical tapestry, with help along the way from vocalists URSULA RUCKER, VOICE, NYA, CHARLIE SPUTNIK, and AIRELLE BESSON, this album reveals manyx depths and textures over 13 tracks of heart felt...
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Arturo Capone/MIOCURE CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BFKCD04 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. This album covers all bases from deep & shuffly hypno disco numbers like "CURCUMA" & "REGO DANCER" to more minimal & funky tracks like "WONDERING" & "ARTIC FLOORS." FRANK TOPE: "A kind of IDJUTS meets ALAN PARSONS meets THE EDGE thing going on here. Tasty!" (BEAR FUNK)
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ATCQ vs Pharcyde/BIZARRE TRIBE DLP+SHIRT    $30.00
Catalog #: BIZAAREXMAS 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Just in time for Xmas comes this super limited combo: one of the "BIZARRE TRIBE" t-shirts (avail in S,M,L,XL) wrapped around a copy of the "BIZARRE TRIBE" double LP in a plain die cut sleeve. A hip hop mash up classic along with a cool t-shirt (black/two random designs)....
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Audiomontage/SNERT CD    $10.50
Catalog #: FRCD3 2
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Autarkic/CAN YOU PASS THE KNIFE LP    $21.00
Catalog #: DH0005 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. This 6-track mini-LP from Tel Aviv-born NADAV SPIEGEL is a sultry slo mo disco meets Middle Eastern vibes tour de force. Now repressed! (DISCO HALAL)
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Ave.To/THREE WAY INTERSECTION CD    $15.00
Catalog #: ASRACD03 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. A conscious mix of hip hop, jazz and soul from Washington, DC trio, joined here on their debut with a host of musicians and guest vocalists. Jazzy and smooth (but not TOO smooth!) with a underpinning of hip hop beats. For fans of downtempo and hip hop soul. No exports to...
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Axel Krygier/ZORZAL CD    $19.50
Catalog #: HITOP030CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. AXEL KRYGIER with the next offering from the HITOP label. "ZORZAL" finds this Argentian multi-instrumentalist mixing electronics and acoustic elements with great results, mixing in touches of Latin, funk, dub, psychedelia, and even creole! (HITOP)
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B&B International/HOBBYLAB CD    $19.50
Catalog #: H60006CD 2
A great mix of dub, downtempo, hip hop & world music, B&B INTERNATIONAL's album "HOBBYLAB" is reminscent of SMITH & MIGHTY's best work and in some respects surpasses them. Some of their dubbier works have appeared on HI-FI DUB SESSIONS, etc. Great stuff. (HOMEBREW)
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Backini/RE:CREATION CD    $19.50
Catalog #: LUMCD016 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The long awaited followup to "THREADS". Imagine LEMON JELLY or BENT with a bit of an attitude and you'll have a good idea of what this sounds like. A mix of drivin' downtempo cuts, trippy lounge cuts and a rap cut or two. Not sleepy at all this is downtempo with balls and...
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Badboe/BREAK THE FUNK CD    $18.00
Catalog #: AD011 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Danish label AUDITORY DESIGNS is proud to present the full-length debut by BADBOE, 15 tracks of crispy breakbeat meant to kick some flavor to the dancefloor! Inspiration from late 60s and 70s funky productions with added 80's vocals, this UK-style monster is not to be...
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Balboa/PLASTIC JUDAS ON FIRE CD    $10.50
Catalog #: MR002 2
9 track album of eclectic breakbeat-electro-experimental music done by the man behind RUSIORT (i.e. RUISORT=BALBOA). A little bit more offbeat than the RUISORT CD on CERTIFICATE 18. Definitely one for the WIRE magazine crowd. From MILRECORDS run by FUSSIBLE of the NOR-TEC COLLECTIVE.
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Bank, The/UPPER CLASS CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BFKCD024 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. THE BANK is an Italian trio with a love of afro & dub, featuring members of SWAYZAK who record for PRINS THOMAS' label. Drenched in vintage recording techniques with updated production that satisfys any dance floor, 9 tracks inc the funky "CHIC DISCO" and punky synth of...
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Baobinga/JOINT VENTURES CD (MIXED)    $6.00
Catalog #: BUILDCD001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Having a collaboration list that includes some of the most innovative heads in dance music like GINZ, HYETAL, GEIOM, MENSAH, and more, this CD confirms his position in UK bass music. 15 cuts that include UNTOLD's remix of "RIDE IT", "GUN TALK", "ANTHING FOR NOW", "HEARTBURST...
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