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Hi All

A great new release on Groove.

Akikaze - Deadlock - GR-294
http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=GR-294

Also available on our Download page and on the Groove Bandcamp page.
https://akikazepepijncourant.bandcamp.com/

Akikaze, written in Japanese means autumn wind, is the musical
exploration of Pepijn Courant.

A deadlock is a state in which each member of a group is waiting for
another member, including itself, to take action.
A great Berlin School album but with the fine touch of Akikaze's hand.
Check out Dreamscape radio for a fist listen into this master piece.
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

"Lockdown" and "Crackdown" were inspired by global events in 2020.
"Crackdown" is dedicated to… Crackdown!
"Resurrection" was originally improvised and posted on Facebook on 22
April 2018.

A late thanks to Eric van Baaren for upgrading and modifying the Arp Axxe.
Special thanks to Ruud Heij for his third collaboration. Many thanks
to you for buying my music!

Credits
This is his thirteenth album.
Music composed, arranged, performed, produced and engineered by Pepijn
Courant except "Deadlock", composed, performed and engineered by
Pepijn Courant and Ruud Heij.

Pepijn Courant, August 2020

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2 New releases by Volker Rapp in our Catalog.
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html

Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Carbon Dioxide CO2 (cd)
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Valletta (cd)

Especially the Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Carbon Dioxide CO2
is a treat, a tribute to Jarre's Oxygene and might very well be Volkers
most Synth driven album. Have a listen in Dreamscape Radio.
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

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We got our hands on a few of the remaining album of.
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html
Galactic Underground - < G.U > Volume 2

With Erik Wøllo (tracks: 12), Michael Stearns (tracks: 2; 9),
Nyoko Mizuki (tracks: 3; 4).
A great Ambient album by johan Geens (Venja)

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And also new in the catalog is the new Wellenfeld
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html
Wellenfeld - Journey of Voyager 1

Three years the fans of Wellenfled had to wait for the new album.
Now it isf inally here..

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Now instock!!
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html

These products are NEW in our catalog.
Further in this newsletter are more details.
These products are NEW in our catalog. Further in this newsletter are more details.
Akikaze - Deadlock (cd)
Galactic Underground - < G.U > Volume 2 (digipak) (cd)
Tangerine Dream - Sessions VI (ltd. edition, digipak) (cd)
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Carbon Dioxide CO2 (cd)
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Valletta (cd)
Wellenfeld - Journey of Voyager 1 (cdr)
Alio Die & Lorenzo Montanà - Threshold Of Beauty (digipak) (cd)
Robert Marselje - Teardrops (cd)
Romerium - Apollo (cdr)
Michael Rother - Solo II (cd)
Günther Schickert - Nachtfalte (cd)
Tonal Assembly - Meditation No.1 (cdr)

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New additions in the Catalog.
The new CD/Book releases in the catalog are the following!
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html

Akikaze - Deadlock (cd)
Galactic Underground - < G.U > Volume 2 (digipak) (cd)
Tangerine Dream - Sessions VI (ltd. edition, digipak) (cd)
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Carbon Dioxide CO2 (cd)
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - Valletta (cd)
Wellenfeld - Journey of Voyager 1 (cdr)
Robert Marselje - Teardrops (cd)
Johannes Schmoelling - 20 (cd)
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra RSD 2020 (2-lp)
Tangerine Dream - Pilots of the Purple Twilight (box) (10-cd)
Tangerine Dream - Tyger (RSD) (lp)
V/A - Tone Science Module No.4 Form and Function (digipak) (cd)
Vangelis - Gift -Coloured- (2-lp)
Bernd-Michael Land - Slowing World (cd)
ERIK WØLLO & MICHAEL STEARNS - Convergence (digipak) (cd)
Michael Rother - Solo II (cd)
Günther Schickert - Nachtfalte (cd)
David Wright + Stephan Whitlan - Reflecting Sky (cd)
Gert Emmens - Outland 2 (cd)

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Please keep in mind that this will be released by the end of October so it will
be a few weeks until it is in. If you order it with other CD's let us know what you
want us to do, ship the in stock orders or wait until all are in.

Tangerine Dream - PILOTS OF THE PURPLE TWILIGHT (10-cd) 22693

These are on their way to us, hopefully in next week.

Tangerine Dream - TYGER (RSD) (lp) 35439
Tangerine Dream - PHAEDRA RSD 2020 (2-lp) 36156

We get a few of the special Record Store Day LP's in.
Virgin EMI is releasing a special version of Tangerine Dream‘s classic
album Phaedra for Record Store Day 2020.

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

And we have added all John Dyson and all Paul Wards releases on there.
some titles are no longer available as CD but now we have them there.
They will also be soon on the Groove page.

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====== Dreamscape Radio =======
Dreamscape Radio show 561 is on line.
With music from various Artists.
You can find Dreamscape here.
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

Thanks for your time.

Ron Boots

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22564 Schmoelling, Johannes - 20

I don't beat about the bush : This mini CD is a wonderful album,
really rich and inspired. Each of these 4 tracks is a real gem. This
mini CD is an invitation to a sonic travel and each track takes you to
a different landscape. At a time when the music scene is too often
based on repetition without any innovation or real talent, we have on
the contrary here a real creation with musicians of great talents. And
this can be felt from the first listen. Beautiful melodies, soaring of
keyboards, full of fresh and high quality sound as always with
viktoriapark productions. The only regret I have is why this little
wonder is so short ! A big thank you to all the team for this great
and so rare musical moment !
NAME: ALAIN LAMRI

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36939 Fang, Forrest - Ancient Machines

Always enchanting, the universe of Forrest Fang flows with these
multiple layers of reverberations from synth lines and from the
multiple effects of gongs and of traditional percussions to which the
mystery is grafted with piano lines, guitar riffs and filaments of
violins. A long formula to paraphrase the 73 minutes of ANCIENT
MACHINES! Structured in a minimalist approach which pays homage to the
pioneers of the genre, the music of the Sino-American composer is rich
in its Buddhist tradition where many drummed percussions on clay
twirl. The shapes and the colors of these percussive containers are
the basis of a musical richness conducive to our reveries with its
cinematic as well as electronic approaches, and its panoramas which
fix the music of Forrest Fang in a universe where the doors leading to
the roads remain buried in our imagination.
In this universe of his own, the title track sets the tone with a
structure enlivened by a mesh o f Asian percussions twirling in a
dense sound fabric. Rumblings take refuge there and they thunder in
mute with a complicity between the more ethereal synth layers which
will last throughout ANCIENT MACHINES. Winds of Betelgeuse begins the
saga of The Celestial Diver with a rhythm driven by acoustic guitar
chords and various drums performing on clay. The ambiences,
overshadowed by this continual mesh of dark lines and of resonances
from the percussions, breathe the hymns of gypsy festivals. Shooting
Star counterbalances with an ambient introduction filled of nostalgia.
An acoustic melody grips it, freezing a less intense and catchy rhythm
than that of Winds of Betelgeuse. And if I'm not mistaken, I even hear
distant hums whose surreal approach is dancing with these synth lines
which have more iridescent tones on this track whose eddy's effects,
here like at its opening, ultimately give a glaucous appearance to the
little universe of The Celestial Diver. Appearance denied by Traceri e
s and its melody sits on a rhythm between the first and the second
intermission of this long fable dedicated to Piero Milesi. And this
rhythm, more melodic than dancing, although it's possible to dance on
it, weaves an earworm that will refuse to leave its cocoon. Even if In
Air, It Seems makes floating its moods around a dark and very moving
melancholy. A tearful violin on a piano and its funeral structure that
turns into a delicious musical monument worthy of the funeral of our
heroes in Game of Thrones. We are here in the most beautiful moments
of this album.
In a setting favoring a symphonic orchestra tuning its instruments,
Firefly Run propels its winds of sonic dust in a heavy dull veil with
movements propelled by these winds. We hear a string instrument
wandering a melody that suffers from its anonymity in a structure as
opaque as that of In Air, It Seems. Melody less. This universe reminds
me a lot of Ray Lynch's music in Deep Breakfast. Smoke Rings makes us
jump with th is dance of Tibetan percussions which drumming a
structure of transcendental meditation with Asian essences. The rhythm
is ambient and is filled with a limitless imagination at the level of
the textural layers of the percussions coming from multiple local
tribes. The sound is exceptional in this title which surprises by the
diversity of the percussion sounds. A Recursive Tale offers a good
refrain revolving like a lullaby with piano notes sculpted alongside
other percussion phenomena in different colors of clay. The
atmospheres are as dense as in Smoke Rings with synth sails filled of
secret whispers. The Other Earth follows with a long range of
ambiences where the music drifts between the wiishh and the wooshh in
a slow morphic ballet. The particles of the mists dry between sky and
ground, creating dust of sounds which are propelled between the
multilayers of the winds whose songs of percussive chords end up by
charming our interrogation. Slow but catchy, Zone One offers a lascivi
o us rhythm well nourished by the percussions' arsenal of Forrest
Fang. The envelope remains very electronic with this mass of layers of
foggy and misty synth whose mesh of these two elements weaves a thin
line of astral voices. Night Swan puts an end to this album with a
vision that breathes a little that of Firefly Run and its opaque
mantle of orchestrations where however filter out the harmonic
tingling of clay tones' percussions. A beautiful album which is much
more attractive on the first discovery than the vast majority of
Forrest Fang's albums.
Sylvain Lupari (February 27th, 2020)

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gr-282 Kosmos, Patrick - Lophophora 1988-1991

I always welcome this Groove initiative which aims to make us discover
distant EM albums that have remained trapped in their borders.
LOPHOPHORA is the 3rd album of Patrick "Kosmos" Wille album benefited
from this action led by Ron Boots' master hand. And as much to say
from the outset, this first opus in The Chronicles series is of an
unstoppable beauty with its melodious arabesques woven in a cinematic
vision highlighting the nomads of the dunes people.
A hollow wave and a slight percussive uproar initiate the opening of
Lophophora Part 1 which wakes up at the sounds of agile percussions.
These percussions and this bass line which crawls like a snake on a
long branch must have influenced the artistic culture of Patrick
O'Hearn since the memories of my sense of hearing carry me back to the
days of Ancient Dreams and Eldorado. All that's missing is the sudden
outbursts and we're there. Distant whistles and ringing accompany this
esoteric dance in a semi-rhythmic phase with a synth whistling tunes
from onlookers on a nowhere. The sudden outbursts? We find them, as
well as rattlesnake jets, in a beefier finale as Lophophora Part 1
changes of zone and of skin to embrace a cosmic vision that extends up
to Lophophora Part 2. From the first layers fallen, we feel the
cinematographic influence of Walter Christian Rothe on the atmospheres
of LOPHOPHORA. This opening is of atmospherical's elements with synth
waves drifting in a Milky Way with its nasal songs covered by an organ
veil. A superb walking of a duck on a single leg clings to the hopping
pulsation which emerges after 4 minutes. This movement, completely
unexpected, is full of tasty electronic elements that will hook a
smile of nostalgia to fans of Robert Schroeder's sound experiments.
Pulsations, hopping sequences and arpeggios as melodic as rhythmic dig
the furrows of a fascinating harmonic symbiosis. Always a little
nasal, the synth trumpets an air as tasty, in t erms of tone, as this
delirious march tracing long 8 and which falls asleep in clouds of
ether after 10 minutes. The second part of Lophophora Part 2 seems to
be looking for landmarks with synth pads that have put its origins to
sleep. There are many pulsations, but they come and go without fury
preferring to witness the chants of a synth charmer of senses. But
whatever, Lophophora Part 2 is always looking for a way to end with as
much charm as its first 10 minutes.
It's with Berber chants that the epic title Cobra opens. Clouds of
reverberations and thunders of percussions shade the panorama of this
opening which can make one think of the good old Klaus Schulze. The
senses on alert and the elements in suspension; our ears are riveted
to this introduction which continually makes grow its bank of sounds
and its effects of intensity. Driven by well-spaced pulses, Cobra
evolves slowly and reaches its zone of wooshh and wiishh with a
military march after the door of 8 minutes. The s ynth then throws
solos with a delicate Latin bouquet which cling to an ascent sewn into
the intensity of a fictional infantry's drum rolls. Our ears fall into
a zone of musical reconstruction around the 13 minutes where a
keyboard and a sequencer sculpt an ambient refrain whose fragile
arpeggios sparkle with shaded hues. A beautiful moment that reminds me
of The Next Leaf and that directs us to another bridge of atmospheres
before Cobra ends its epic journey in the arms of a good electronic
ballad whose Arab harmonies of the synth awaken in me this desire to
listen Let The Night Last Forever. But before, Lophophora Part 3 and
its opening which remains well anchored in this vision of electronic
ballad which exists since the last 4 minutes of Cobra. This long
title, separated by an unbridled rock, hears clouds of radioactivity
sizzling in this setting of a dark night in the Middle East where
percussions clink like drops of glass falling on an emerald carpet.
Little by little, this th i rd fable of Lophophora gathers its notes
and its violins in order to structure a tasty funeral march in the
land of non-being. Musical and playful by a synth with multiple solos
and by a pond of symphonic clouds, Lophophora Part 3 adopts its
symphonic march which takes place in a boosted progressive electronic
rock which serves the cause of synth solos as agile as the
percussions. It's a short phase of just 4 minutes before Lophophora
Part 3 regains control over the sweetness and cinematic orchestrations
of its origin. It's a very good title, breathing the magic of Klaus
Schulze's good ethereal Berlin Schools.
Despite some lengths lost in the heart of its musical drama,
LOPHOPHORA absolutely deserves this reissue, we feel that Ron had to
work hard on his mastering, because it's a solid album that doesn't
have to blush in front of Klaus Schulze's music.
Sylvain Lupari (March 18th, 2020)

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Additions and changes from September 25 2020 till October 4 2020

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Akikaze - DEADLOCK (cd) gr-294
2020. Pepijn,s most Berlin School album to date. A great album !!.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-294

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Galactic Underground - < G.U > VOLUME 2 (cd) 35452
2020. With Erik Wøllo (tracks: 12), Michael Stearns (tracks: 2; 9),
Nyoko Mizuki (tracks: 3; 4).
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=35452

*released *
Marselje, Robert - TEARDROPS (cd) gr-293
2020. After years a new album by Robert. Melodic, Sequencers and great
sounds. Emerge in the music of Robert Marselje..
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-293

*(back) in stock *
Parsick, Stephen - CAMBRIUM (cd) 56057
2009. ARP 2600 and VCS-3. This is another version than the Bochum concert.
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=56057

*(back) in stock *
Parsick, Stephen - TRACES OF THE PAST REDUX (cd) 40281
2007. His excellent 1998 album as it was intended.
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=40281

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - ASTRAL DISASTER (cd) 16076
2012. The album features music especially made for the Bochum concert
in 2012 If you like RMI, Redshift etc this is the one to get in that
style. Only 300 copies so be on time to get this!!.
Limited edition of 300.
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=16076

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - CEASING TO EXIST (cd) 23704
2007. Ambient, based around touch guitar improvisations of Markus Reuter.
$ 14.99 / UKP 10.49 / EURO 11.99
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=23704

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - DEBRIS (cd) 41600
2009. Ambient soundscapes with industrial-minimal sounds.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=41600

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - LOOKING BACK IN ANGER (cd) 21684
2006. Unreleased music from the past decade.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21684

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - NO SLEEP 'TIL WILMERSDORF (cd) 89978
2018. If you like RMI, Redshift etc this is the one to get in that
style. Only 222 copies so be on time to get this!!.
Limited edition of 300.
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=89978

*(back) in stock *
Ramp - RETURN (cd) 38621
2011. "return" is the eighth album by ['ramp], and as its title
suggests, it is return to where ['ramp] originated from in 1996 – and
even more so. it is the most "analogue" album since "nodular" and
"frozen radios".
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=38621

*released *
Romerium - APOLLO (cdr) gr10001
2020. Romerium creates musical impressions of landscapes, cosmos,
architecture and human believings....
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr10001

*track listing and cover added *
Tangerine Dream - PHAEDRA RSD 2020 (2-lp) 36156
2020. With audio taken from 2019's boxset In Search Of Hades and bonus
tracks noton the original album this has been made in a double LP for
the first time pressed on 180g heavyweight tangerine coloured vinyl..
$ 44.99 / UKP 31.49 / EURO 35.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=36156

*track listing and cover added *
Tangerine Dream - PILOTS OF THE PURPLE TWILIGHT (10-cd) 22693
2020. .. PURPLE TWILIGHT.
Release date: Oct 30 2020
$ 156 / UKP 109 / EURO 124.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=22693

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Tangerine Dream - SESSIONS VI (cd) 22079
2020. It features the live session with new Tangerine Dream Member
Paul Frick recorded at RBB Sendesaal Berlin in November 2018..
Release date: 7th Oct 2020
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=22079

*track listing and cover added *
Tangerine Dream - TYGER (RSD) (lp) 35439
2020. YELLOW VINYL / RSD 20 NEW REMASTERED 1987 ALBUM Resord Store Day version.
$ 41.25 / UKP 28.99 / EURO 32.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=35439

*released *
Tonal Assembly - MEDITATION NO.1 (cdr) gr10002
2020. One warm great track, melodic played in one take. A wonderful
musc that wilset you in a peaceful mood..
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr10002

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - CARBON DIOXIDE CO2 (cd) 46279
2020. Volkers tribute to Jarre Oxygene. A great tribute!.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=46279

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Volker Rapp (Demo Art) - VALLETTA (cd) 56040
2020. A musical inspiration on the Island of Malta..
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=56040

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Wellenfeld - JOURNEY OF VOYAGER 1 (cdr) 40496
2020. Three years the fans of Wellenfled had to wait for the new
album. Now it is finally here..
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=40496

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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!!

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for in their program and we try to keep up with the stock there..
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