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Hi All.

We received a sad mail from KEBU

++ " Dear Ron,
My health has crashed and I have developed a heart problem, so I am
forced to cancel my whole tour, including my gig at E-Live in Oirschot:

https://www.facebook.com/kebunator/photos/a.338068406209240.97690.2998
01503369264/2300547239961337

I am so sorry and it feels really bad to cancel the gig, but it's the
only option for me now, because I need time for recovery and won't be
able to carry out a tour this autumn. I'm sorry for all the extra work
that this will cause you. Kind regards,
Sebastian " ++

We hope he will recover soon, and we understand that he is not
thinking of touring in this situation!! Get well soon Sebastian.

As for E-Live 2018 we have a great replacement that you can
think of Stephan Erbe and Steve Baltes. They will now perform as
main act of the Afternoon!! I am already looking forward to this
concert!!

So the new info for E-Live 2018 is

E-Live 2018
October 20th The Enck!
And we now can publish the line up for E-live 2018
For the first time on the main stage are!!
Wavestar II, (John Dyson, Paul Ward and Stephan Whitlan)
The legend is back!!
AGE Fantastic Space music from Belgium!
Stefan Erbe & Steve Baltes
The great duo from Germany that stunned us with their fantastic
music before.
P’Faun (former “Betzler & Brückner”)
Tommy Betzler, Sammy David and Michael Brückner.
For many the best Upper room musicians to date.

Ticket sales for E-Live 2018.
I hope that those who are certain they are coming will order their tickets soon!
http://www.e-live.nl/tickets

And you can also order again through the Groove Download shop!!
https://shop.groove.nl/e-day-festival-2018
Although the link says e-day festival the ticket is for E-Live 2018

ADVANCED BOOKING AND PAYMENT
28 Euro
BOX-OFFICE
37 Euro
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NEW PRODUCTS
These products are NEW in our catalog.
Further in this newsletter are more details.

Xan Alexander - Elektro-Technology (cdr)
Lensflare - Komorebi (cdr)
Lensflare - Sonic Seasoning (cdr)
Lensflare - Zenit (cdr)
Maria Warner - Equitorale (cdr)
Maria Warner - Time Lapse (cdr)
Ken Martin - Evoluon Vol. 2 (cdr)
Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook - Dark side of the moog Vol.1 (2-lp)
Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook - Dark side of the moog Vol.2 (2-lp)
Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook - Dark side of the moog Vol.3 (2-lp)
Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook - Dark side of the moog Vol.4 (2-lp)
SEQUENTIA LEGENDA - Renaissance (digipak) (cd)
SpiralDreams - Miracles II (cdr)
Tom Hawkins - Nebulus (cdr)
Tronestam, Johan - Planet X The 2018 Version (cd)
V/A - Sequential Friends (digipak) (cd)
David Wright - Stranger Days (2-cd)

====== Dreamscape Radio =======
Dreamscape Radio show 460 is online.
With music from various Artists.
You can find Dreamscape here. http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl

======= Reviews ======
gr-057 Cerullo, Victor - Loneflyer

 I think Victor Cerullo is an extremely underrated composer/artist.
Truly his three albums: Ludus, Loneflyer and Andre Tarkovsky are more
powerful than the music of most artists spanning decades long careers.
I would love to hear more music from him though my searches once in a
while bring back no new results. To me his music is unique but has
elements of Jean Michel Jarre. Loneflyer is an excellent album that
takes you on a journey (as do his other albums) great melodies and
intricate. The title track is one of the most moving and beautiful
pieces ever composed. Thank you Victor. I hope you find the
inspiration to make more music. Your work is incredible.
NAME: Michel - USA
                                                          
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86300 Schulze, Klaus - Silhouettes

Ah, that good old Klaus Schulze! Some 40 years after his majestic X,
the maestro of EM comes back for another lap. We've been waiting for
this “Silhouettes” since 2 or 3 years, but the fans of the living
legend have rather contented themselves with a few reissues of the
Contemporary Works series, an official bootleg of a sound quality
below the average (Stars are Burning) and a double album highlighting
Schulze's 70th birthday with only two unreleased tracks (Eternal - The
70th Birthday). A little more and it smelled the commercialism of
Tangerine Dream! But back to this “Silhouettes” which is not so much
bad than that, unlike the vast majority of critics and observers of
this musical genre. This last Schulze is very quiet. Quiet, but not
superficial. We are dealing with a 70-year-old man who responds to an
increasingly urgent request from his fans. And that's on this angle
that I analyzed “Silhouettes”. I imagined a Schulze, worn by years a n
d thousands of cigarettes, sitting behind his instruments and his
console trying to offer an album that would go in the same direction
as Shadowlands. It's close enough. But forget the drums, the
adrenaline rush of the sequencer and even less the synth solos.
“Silhouettes” is as beautiful as we can expect from a man of this age,
even with his background and his immense skill. It's a calm album that
is made in a relative peace of mind and which places exactly there
where the maestro of EM must be a few years from a definitive retirement.
The effects of misty hoops which bang together and of waves with rough
contours open the title-track. Layers of absent voices and synthesizer
zests a little odd bring a sibylline depth to an introduction which
eats the first 9 minutes of “Silhouettes”. Shadows of bass and
intensity variances in the play of the layers try to infuse a rhythmic
presence which evaporates rather quickly in this magma of waves and of
stationary shadows. For a bit, and I would feel to be in the land of
In Blue. Except that nothing comes out! Klaus seems to me alone in his
apartments trying to create something, but everything seems to go
around in circles ... Except that even a Schulze that goes round in
circles can become captivating for the nostalgic essence. After a more
intense passage in the crunching of the layers forged in aluminum,
"Silhouettes" takes refuge beneath a bench of celestial songs. Prelude
at a pace just as much static with a slow transition. An ambient
rhythm where the sequencer multiplies its chords which roll like a
nice waterfall and its jets of harmonious water. As the first original
piece since the beautiful Shadowlands, I remain on my appetite. And
it's a little, very much even, the observation after several
listenings of this album. Not that it's not good, but it lacks life.
And it's exactly this image that I have of the Maestro that exempts me
to write a bad criticism for what possibly be the last album of Klaus
Schulz e . A rough statement of course, but this album has been
postponed so many times and the main explanations concerned Klaus'
health issues. Hearsay denied by MIG offices. And each time, the some
few information evoked reasons of health. Some spoke of cancer, others
of severe back pain, while some said that Klaus Schulze was aging
rather badly. And on the management side, it was the most complete
silence. Nada! Just rumors! But let's go back to the music.
"Der Lange Blick Zurück" is a bit like the introductory title with a
long intro blown in an approach where the enigmatic side flirts with a
dreamlike vision. A chorus drawn from the skill of both entities
overflies this lyrical opening where lays down also a thick cloud of
layers weaved into white noises. A rhythmic structure hatches some 8
minutes later. Electronic castanets get infiltrate under this huge
stratum of voices and of synth layers, drawing a spheroidal approach
knotted of good percussive effects and loops formed of sta tic noises.
The bass drum adds a little dance effect. But that dance happens
between our both ears! And like the title track, "Der Lange Blick
Zurück" takes refuge in a final as obscure as its introduction. "Quae
Simplex" is really in pure Schulze mold, without the solos. The rhythm
catches our ears from the start with a sequencer which makes
shimmering its chords and whose harmonic loops take refuge in
infinity. The structure goes up and down with its swarm of sequences
which swirl delicately on the spot and unties fine spasmodic
filaments. A real drum sounds a new rhythmic charge around the 7th
minute, I love here the floating and anesthetic layers which try to
plant an ambiospheric phase, bringing "Quae Simplex" in the
territories of pure Schulze on drums and in the years 76 to 79 A big
piece on this album! "Châteaux Faits De Vent" finishes this last opus
of Klaus Schulze with an introduction as ambient, but warmer, than the
first 2 titles. The sequencer comes early enough, arou n d the 90
seconds, to make kicks which roll gently on fragile ground. The synth
and the bass pads add a touch as melancholy as in the nice Schulze
years while the whole inherits of this metallic tone proper to the
more contemporary years. The transitions are smooth, one speaks of the
percussions here which get in around the 7th minute and a strong
intensity which gradually sticks to its crescendo. Another good track
in “Silhouettes”.
Beautiful! A bit of lengths, but isn't it the signature of the master?
In the end and after several listenings, “Silhouettes”. doesn’t
deserve the severe reception of the critics. We expected more, and
with good reason. But we forget that Klaus Schulze is 70 years old.
And as far as I'm concerned, I prefer an older musician who accepts
this reality that another who does unrealistic stuff for his age, thus
seeking the big critic more focused on the needs of the press than on
the reality. We would like more solos, more rhythms? Me too, but it
doesn't m ean that “Silhouettes” has no depth. It portrays the most
accurately possible the state of mind of a composer on his decline and
who describes it beautifully.
Sylvain Lupari (August 1st, 2018)

Thanks for your time.
Ron Boots

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CONCERTS!!

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And we have in November of coarse " ZEIT " and we still have tickets available.
from " WUIVEND RIET " (1986 ) to " THE IMMORTAL TOURIST " (2018 )
a concert by Johannes Schmoelling and Robert Waters at Oirschot, 10th
of November 2018

For his very first solo concert Johannes Schmoelling will be on the
stage of the ENCK, the concert Temple for Electronic music in The
Netherlands. Together with Robert Waters he will take you on a musical
journey through his 32 Years of solo music.

Held on the 10TH of November 2018.
Start 20.00 (Doors open at 18.30)
The Enck - Oirschot - The Netherlands
ADVANCED BOOKING AND PAYMENT
30 Euro
BOX-OFFICE
37 Euro
ONLINE TICKET SALES

you can order again through the Groove Download shop!!
https://shop.groove.nl/zeit-concert-by-j-schmoelling-r-waters
More info mail to ron@groove.

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Additions and changes from August 1 2018 till August 13 2018

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Alexander, Xan - ELEKTRO-TECHNOLOGY (cdr) 48892
2018. Part of The Omega Syndicate and known for his collaborations
with Create's Steven Humpries!! Great EM with a toutch of Schulze.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=48892

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Lensflare - KOMOREBI (cdr) 30413
2018. Pure Cosmic Musice.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=30413

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Lensflare - SONIC SEASONING (cdr) 21277
2018. Pure Cosmic Musice.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=21277

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Lensflare - ZENIT (cdr) 46412
2018. Pure Cosmic Music in the Berlin School sphere.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=46412

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Maria Warner - EQUITORALE (cdr) 70613
2018. Back in time to the 70's Froese and TD Time.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=70613

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Maria Warner - TIME LAPSE (cdr) 79410
2018. Back in time to the 70's Froese and TD Time.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=79410

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Martin, Ken - EVOLUON VOL. 2 (cdr) 46008
2018. Slower releases.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=46008

*(back) in stock *
Quaeschning + Schnauss - SYNTHWAVES (cd) 75657
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=75657

*released *
Schulze, Klaus - DAS WAGNER DESASTER (2-cd) 10664
2018. From concerts in Paris and Rome.
$ 22.49 / UKP 15.75 / EURO 17.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=10664

*price added/changed *
Schulze, Klaus - MIDITERRANEAN PADS (cd) 36205
2018. Deluxe edition Last copies seems to be deleted.
$ 23.75 / UKP 16.75 / EURO 18.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=36205

*release date added/changed *
Schulze, Klaus - TRANCE 4 MOTION (cd) 24808
2018. Trance 4 Motion is the seventh track on CD 10 of CONTEMPORARY WORKS I Planned release 24-11-2017.
Release date: Aug 24 2018
$ 22.49 / UKP 15.75 / EURO 17.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=24808

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Schulze, Klaus & Namlook, Pete - DARK SIDE OF THE MOOG VOL.1 (2-lp) 23323
2018. .. MOOG VOL.1// 180GR. / INSERT / FIRST TIME ON VINYL.
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=23323

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Schulze, Klaus & Namlook, Pete - DARK SIDE OF THE MOOG VOL.2 (2-lp) 63159
2018. .. MOOG VOL.2// 180GR. / INSERT / FIRST TIME ON VINYL.
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=63159

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Schulze, Klaus & Namlook, Pete - DARK SIDE OF THE MOOG VOL.3 (2-lp) 36534
2018. ..MOOG VOL.3// 180GR. / INSERT / FIRST TIME ON VINYL.
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=36534

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Schulze, Klaus & Namlook, Pete - DARK SIDE OF THE MOOG VOL.4 (2-lp) 44104
2018. .. MOOG VOL.4// 180GR. / INSERT / FIRST TIME ON VINYL.
$ 31.25 / UKP 21.99 / EURO 24.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=44104

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
SEQUENTIA LEGENDA - RENAISSANCE (cd) 70345
2018. The 5th release is again a great album full of Warm Sequencing and pads.
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=70345

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
SpiralDreams - MIRACLES II (cdr) 25912
2018. Berlin School from the 90's with melodies In the vein of Schulze of that era.
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=25912

*(back) in stock *
Tangerine Dream - TANGRAM 2008 (cd) 67488
2015. Newly recorded 2008 version LAST COPY.
$ 14.99 / UKP 10.49 / EURO 11.90
These are the LAST copies!!
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=67488

*(back) in stock *
Tangerine Dream - ZEIT DELUXE -RSD- (2-lp) 17689
2018. RSD 2018 / TRANSLUCENT ORANGE VINYL Release: 21-04-2018 | Label: CULTURE FACTORY.
$ 43.75 / UKP 30.75 / EURO 34.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=17689

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Tom Hawkins - NEBULUS (cdr) 54462
2018. Original Basic Sequencer music with the gear of the 70;s.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=54462

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Tronestam, Johan - PLANET X THE 2018 VERSION (cd) 56249
2018. Cool sequences in the Schulze style with nice melodies..
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=56249

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
V/A - SEQUENTIAL FRIENDS (cd) 41727
2018. Great release with different settings but it transfers you back to the roots of EM in the 70's.
$ 16.99 / UKP 11.99 / EURO 13.50
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=41727

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Wright, David - STRANGER DAYS (2-cd) 36601
2018. The new David Wright album is coming 31st August 2018.
Release date: 31-8-2018
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=36601

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SUMMER DISCOUNTS until September 1st!!

====== 25 % DISCOUNT ON ALL download music !! =======
A special 25% off on all downloads  until the end of August!!!!
Just use the coupon code - holiday - and it will be deducted from your order!
Go to https://shop.groove.nl/
And click at the top of the page on the Download store!!
Over 300 titles for you to check out!!
In Flac and MP3 format.
Please keep in mind that this discount does NOT apply to the sales of Tickets!!

GROOVE SPECIAL SUMMER PRICE
During the month of July and August we have a special price on a lot of Groove titles .
Many titles (over 150!!) are now only 10.00 Euro Per CD
Check them here
http://www.groove.nl/index3.html
And some are even cheaper as they have a lower catalog price.
These CDs are now sometimes only € 6.90, $8.75 , £6.25 !!
And if you buy 9 copies you can pick one for free!!
That is another 10% discount!!
We will deduct this from your order!
A great chance to get some great EM CDS! for the price less then many CDRs!!
And by the best EM musicians around! Check the list down here!!
Many classics in the list for a bargain price!

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.

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===== Where to get Groove =====
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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.
The last months we have added new titles and we are adding them daily
if the time allows!
https://grooveunlimited.bandcamp.com/
You can now order from bandcamp and I hope to add new titles fast!!

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