[Groove] E-News 1258 17th October 2021
 
Hello all EM Fans.
Later today we will upload a new Dreamscape, not sure yet when but it will be today.
It will have a lot of new music in it from the upcomming releases or just released music.

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E-LIVE CORONA INFORMATION!!
This coming Saturday the 23rd of October we have E-Live 2021.
Following the Dutch guidelines here some more information about what you need to have to get in.

Coronavirus entry pass for venues food and drink venues, events and other activities. From 25 September 2021 everyone aged 13 and over must show a coronavirus entry pass at certain locations, for example, to go to a bar or restaurant, an event, the cinema or theatre, or attend a professional sports match as a spectator. You do not need a coronavirus entry pass in shops or to participate in sports yourself.

You can find more info here. (txt is in Englisch.
https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-certificate/coronavirus-entry-pass


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We have a great new release on Groove, we hope to have it on E-Live but it will be close!!
Paul Nagle & Matt Howard - SPIECIESGAP (cd) gr-320
A unique cooperation from Matt Howard with Paul Nagle. An Enhanced CD with the music from Paul and a great comic from Matt!! Limited to only 300 copies!!.

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And now instock!!
Nova    TERRANOVA & QUO VADIS
http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=77431

• New expanded edition of both Nova albums from 1982 and 1983, featuring the number 1-hit Aurora
• For the first time ever remastered from the first-generation master tapes
• Featuring 1 previously unreleased mix
• Featuring the B-side Reel and the 12-inch version of Aurora
• Including a 12-page booklet with a new essay, memorabilia, and photos

Peter Kommers and Ruud van Es started to work together as Peru in 1979. Both shared an interest in electronic music and synthesizers. Following their acquaintance with Rob Papen at a Dutch fanclub event of German electronic musician Klaus Schulze in 1980, Peru continued as a trio.

As their first album Macchu Picchu gained some airplay, they got in contact with Willem van Kooten and decided to form another group next to Peru: Nova. One of Nova’s first tracks was Aurora, a song based on the Peru track Sons Of Dawn and released on single in Spring 1982, which became a number 1-hit in the Netherlands and Belgium.

In 1983 their second album Quo Vadis hit the stores, but also marked the end for Nova. From then on, Peter Kommers, Ruud van Es en Rob Papen continued as Peru.

This 2CD marks the first time both Nova albums are released on digital format, overseen by Rob Papen and Red Bullet catalogue and band archivist Wouter Bessels. All tracks have been 24 bit/96 kHz remastered from the original mastertapes.

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E-LIVE - 23rd OF OCTOBER 2021 !! 
(ONLY 5!! TICKETS LEFT during the time I made E-News!! )
CONCERTS LIVE STREAMS DURING THE DAY!!

For years many of you asked, can you also stream it live during the day!! YES we are going to do this year.
But after the anouncement last week just a hand full reacted and got a ticket. Strange that now that it is available only a few want this !!

We set it up so that you can pick the concert you want to see or even get a special fullday ticket!! What more would you like.

Each concert has its own link on the Musicstream site!
And you can BUY!!! a ticket for that concert, the money will cover the costs to do this and have a bit of extra for the musician of those you buy the ticket for!!

Keep in mind these are live streams! NOT RECORDINGS!!
Bas Broekhuis who does these great concerts/live streams with BYSS is going to do the registration and feed to the Music Stream site. So that is in the best hands available!!
The Hall has high speed internet so that should be fine.
So these are the live performances that you can join in on the day online!!

15:00 - 16:15 - Nothing but Noise (BE)
https://musicstream.nl/video/e-live-2021-nothing-but-noise/

16:45 - 18:00 - UniSphere (NL)
https://musicstream.nl/video/unisphere-nl/

20:00 - 20:45 - F.D.Project (DE)
https://musicstream.nl/video/f-d-project-de/

21:15 - 22:30 - Gert Emmens and Ron Boots (NL)
https://musicstream.nl/video/gert-emmens-and-ron-boots-nl/

Keep in mind that the times indicated are aproxx times but should be very close.
But you have to watch it on that time!! It's life!!

Check this time map when you are in different time zones to not miss anything !!.
https://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/
Each concert individually is € 8.00
But if you choose more then 1 concert they are € 7.00 pp
And for all 4 performances it is just € 24.00
All payments are done on the Musicstream site!!
You will get a personal link to join us on that day!!
You asked for it for years so where are you all now!!!!
 
 
Paul Nagle & Matt Howard - Spieciesgap - GR-320
http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-320

Music inspired by Matt's the Spiecies Gap. Recorded in blissfull isolation in the Soft Room, Preston UK
Masterd by Dean Honer at the Bowling Green.
 
 
Wave Walkers - Kronos 21 - 23315
http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=23315

Wave Walkers are Jurgen Vitrier and Germain Ghys.
2 years ago the cornerstone of this collaboration was laid by an accidental meeting between the two of us. The aim to catch the spirit of the 80ties Tangerine Dream sound without copying.

This is a stunning release with 2 long tracks that will transport you to the time of the highlite days of Tangerine Dream. I loved listeing to this music!! I comes highly recommended!!
 
====== Dreamscape Radio ======
Dreamscape Radio show 601 will be online later today
You can find Dreamscape here.
http://www.dreamscaperadio.nl
Thanks for your time!

Ron Boots
 
NEW PRODUCTS
These products are NEW in our catalog.
Further in this newsletter are more details.

Awenson - Floating (cd)
Divine Matrix - Celestial Phenomena (cd)
Steve Orchard - Enchanted Autumn (cd)
Paul Nagle & Matt Howard - Spieciesgap (ltd. edition) (cd)
Steve Roach - Live at SoundQuest Fest 2021 (cd)
Steve Roach & Michael Stearns - Beyond Earth & Sky (digipak) (cd)
S-A-W (Schmoelling -Ader - Waters) - Art of Iconic (dvd)
Ulrich Schnauss & Jonas Munk - Eight Fragments of An Illusion (digipak) (cd)
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters - Destiny Waiving (digipak) (cd)
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters - Destiny Waiving (2CD versions) (digipak) (2-cd)
UNI SPHERE - TempUs (cd)
Wave Walkers - Kronos 21 (cd)
 
REVIEWS
 
gr-333 UNI SPHERE - TempUs

At the time of writing this review, mid-October 2021, it is a week prior to the E-Live festival. Finally, there is another electronic music festival in the Netherlands after a two-year break. I am really looking forward to the concert by UNI Sphere, the duo consisting of Eric van der Heijden and René Splinter. Their first album Endless EndeavoR was released in 2015. That was an excellent CD with wonderful melodic electronic music.

It was an album that managed to bridge the gap between the music of Tangerine Dream from the early eighties and Vangelis. On TempUS, the gentlemen go even further. The theme of TempUS is that we are all only temporary. Armed with a cool list of equipment Eric and René have once again delivered great disc. Superb choral sounds introduce the album in The Call For Dawn, after at some point sequences take over. The ones in the second part of the piece remind me of Tangerine Dream's Logos and Poland period. Well done!

T h e guys -and René in particular- are big fans of TD from that time. This can be heard on the album well. Le Temps Retrouvé starts with calm, slightly melancholy, melodic piano sounds and furthermore has beautiful melody lines. Sequences also play an important role in In Transition. Reflections starts off calmly and relaxed, before on Post Meridian (11.35 pm) TD’s Poland comes into mind again. Also, in Technical Instrument For Measuring Of Existence I hear a hint to TD, but then more the symphonic music from their first period with Paul Haslinger (for example the album Underwater Sunlight).

The eighties can also be heard in REunification, but in my opinion this rhythmic song has more of a slight hint to the synthpop of that time (without vocals then). I really listened this album with admiration and amazement. It is one of the highlights in electronic music of the almost past year. These guys can play and compose!

©2021, Paul Rijkens - Dutch progressive rockmagazine iO Pages 
 
gr-321 Peters, Martin - Deeper Understanding

The first sequence organizes bouncing balls in a synthesized haze. The cycle is almost perfect with 3 lower chords and another series of more musical arpeggios that circle in the background. It feels like this circular loop either picks up a little more speed or gets heavier as the haze intensifies in the background. Balls are added in the growing subtlety of Gone that faint explosions radiate of a more rumbling mass of sounds! Faster or fuller, this repetitive structure becomes the ball of a stationary rhythm that is inspired by the mechanical and repetitive movements of an escalator. And yet, the framework of Gone evolves. Either by adding more jumping keys, or by adding another line that hops in a canon effect on the previous one. There are also these synth effects that add a slab of paranoid poetry, a legitimate reminder of Klaus Schulze's ambiences in Dreams.

These elements put together add a layer of intensity that seems to have no lim i t in the progression of the music. And it is with astonishment that we notice that we are already at the 14th minute. Gone deflates faster than it progresses, reaching a sleepy slowness in the land of the Aether maintained by that more intense fog that has carefully enveloped its final sequence, unless it is its ghost, 90 seconds before its final orchestral breath. The minimalist music! Do you like it?

It's the sweet rendezvous Martin Peters invites you to. Ron Boots describes this musician from the Netherlands as an excellent sculptor of sequences. He's been working in the EM spheres since the early 2000's with a first album entitled Attorks released in 2002. DEEPER UNDERSTANDING is his 3rd solo album, the other being Angels of Nowhere in 2016. At the same time, he works with Rene de Bakker for the Beyond Berlin project which has released 5 albums since Music For Cosmic Nights 2013 in 2013.

Consistent with the idea of what one might have of luminous particles dancing with thei r tonal shadows, Particles is built around a chime movement amplified by five. The Particles dance briskly, shimmering their reflections that fattens the dancing mass like a wriggling pool of hand-fed fish on a sunny noon. A bass-pulse carves a sly rhythmic structure that moves back and forth on this carousel that has no control over its arpeggios. The merging of the two elements casts a shadow over the arrhythmic capers of the bouncing marbles, creating a short bridge in the third part the track where the vitality of the marbles shines again with clearer tinkling of new bells along quiet and nice synth solos over a rhythm structure that has become sly again.

The Wasp feeds slightly on Particles, especially its last third. A more musical track with the sequencer, synth, synth bass and chimes uniting their disparate in a perfect circle from the outside and a little less from the inside. I feel more like I'm hearing a Tubular Bells remix, played fast, here than in Particles. Platis features a rhyme played on a piano and keyboard. The main segment is sequenced and is adding to this long, minimalist structure filled with nuances each time, or almost every time, that Platis goes up, down, and back to its starting point. Like a longer escalator! Exploiting its Gone-like structure, the track stores different keyboard chords, some lively and some orchestral, in a fluidity and complicity between the harmony and the ascending rhythm structure. A unique blend of Klaus Schulze and Mike Oldfield for pure happiness for the ears.

If you like minimalist music, DEEPER UNDERSTANDING is the kind of album that will seduce you long before you fall asleep. Martin Peters has a flair and knows how far he can stretch his repetitive sequences and when to coat them with another layer before a minute too long. A good album where everything is similar, but in the end, nothing is really the same.

Sylvain Lupari (October 12th, 2021) 
 
Additions and changes from October 1 2021 till October 17 2021
 
*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Awenson - FLOATING (cd) gr-323
Mystic music with a great sense of feeling. Music that will instandly appeal to those who love the works of Edgar Froese. It has a sense of timelessness. A masterpiece of Electronic Music..
Release date: 20-10-2020
$ 17.25 / UKP 12.25 / EURO 13.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-323

*new in stock *
Boddy, Ian - NEVERMORE (cd) 46726
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=46726

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Divine Matrix - CELESTIAL PHENOMENA (cd) 85759
2021. Easily the best album so far from Steve Barnes,who is honing his talents asDivine Matrix, Atmospheric Variations presents a drifting, gently rhythmic programmed sequences giving a pleasing Tangerine Dream feel..
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=85759

*new in stock *
Lyonel Bauchet - DIVER (cd) 38159
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=38159

*(back) in stock *
Mullaney, Nigel - TURNING (cd) 85016
$ 18.75 / UKP 13.25 / EURO 14.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=85016

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Orchard, Steve - ENCHANTED AUTUMN (cd) 19114
2021. A daring and beautiful heartfelt musical statement.
$ 16.25 / UKP 11.49 / EURO 12.90
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=19114

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Paul Nagle & Matt Howard - SPIECIESGAP (cd) gr-320
2021. A unique cooperation from Matt Howard with Paul Nagle. An Enhanced CD with the music from Paul and a great comic from Matt!! Limited to only 300 copies!!.
Limited edition of 300.
Release date: October 2021
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-320

*(back) in stock *
Radio Massacre International - GOD OF ELECTRICITY (cd) 28754
1994. Retro.
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.99
Details/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=28754

*(back) in stock *
Radio Massacre International - KNUTSFORD IN MAY (cd) 11910
1997. Same style as their first two CD's.
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.99
Details/soundclip/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=11910

*(back) in stock *
Radio Massacre International - ORGAN HARVEST (cd) 15560
1997. Blissful soundworlds of depth and beauty.
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.99
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=15560

*(back) in stock *
Radio Massacre International - UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS (cd) 30494
2000. Contains improvisations for 5 concerts, incl. 2nd Jodrell Bank concert, October Gallery '98 and Reingold Club.
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.99
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=30494

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Roach, Steve - LIVE AT SOUNDQUEST FEST 2021 (cd) 66961
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=66961

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Roach, Steve & Stearns, Michael - BEYOND EARTH & SKY (cd) 25016
2021. 2 master musicians join in a musical treat!.
$ 21.25 / UKP 14.99 / EURO 16.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=25016

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
S-A-W (Schmoelling -Ader - Waters) - ART OF ICONIC (dvd) 18519
2021. Iconic is the music of Schmoelling -Ader - Waters. And this is the special DVD !!.
$ 37.49 / UKP 26.25 / EURO 29.95
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=18519

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Ulrich Schnauss & Jonas Munk - EIGHT FRAGMENTS OF AN ILLUSION (cd) 28062
$ 19.99 / UKP 13.99 / EURO 15.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=28062

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters - DESTINY WAIVING (cd) 27543
2021. FT. MARK PETERS.
$ 21.25 / UKP 14.99 / EURO 16.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=27543

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters - DESTINY WAIVING (2CD VERSIONS) (2-cd) 29064
2021. FT. MARK PETERS.
$ 28.75 / UKP 20.25 / EURO 22.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=29064

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
UNI SPHERE - TEMPUS (cd) gr-333
2021. Unisphere are Rene Splinter and Eric v.d. Heijden. Majestic, warm and melodic full in the style of both musicians. TD fans should not miss this, the vibe of the Early 80's are here!!.
Release date: 23-10-2021
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=gr-333

*released *
Vangelis - JUNO TO JUPITER (cd) 81064
$ 24.99 / UKP 17.49 / EURO 19.90
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=81064

*(back) in stock *
Wavestar - TWO (cd) 32134
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.78
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=32134

*new entry / track listing and cover added *
Wave Walkers - KRONOS 21 (cd) 23315
2021. Wave Walkers make Music inspired by Tangerine Dream!!.
$ 18.49 / UKP 12.99 / EURO 14.75
Details/soundclips/ordering: http://www.groove.nl/jump2.php?artnum=23315
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