new moods & grooves from nico lahs shipping this spring
BACK IN THE OPEN
moods & grooves proudly welcomes the return of one of detroits best multi-talented producers, andres... max 2 per customer
WORK THE TERMINALS EP
while our output in 2017 has been delayed, our pursual of quality artists persisted. moods & grooves welcomes detroit area artist jason hogans best know for his debut ep peter and the rooster on planet e. his introductory effort on m&g also features the multi-talented paul randolph. sue features pauls effortlessly awesome vocal and bass guitar talents, funky wurlitzer chords, and chunky drums. andres gives sue a proper deep bounce treatment with his stomping remix. work the terminals- is an animated, minorkey, wallshaking analog bassline (ask his neighbor) & cracking drum kit with an lfo/filter-freaked sample chop chutney holding it all together on a funky house tip. yum, y all. the work the terminals ep is inspired by jason’s traveling and performing over the past several years and we hope it moves you.
HOUSE MUSIC LOVE MUSIC (2X12 LP)
2x12" lp US
over the last sixteen years moods & grooves has amassed a staggeringly impressive label family that includes names like theo parrish, mr g, kyle hall, rick wade, andres & kenny dixon jr. aka moodymann. this may the legendary detroit label returns with a seminal double vinyl album from veteran dj & producer joe le bon entitled * house music love music*
NGIZO KU LINDA (ABICAH SOUL REMIX)
alton miller and south african vocalist bantu soul deliver an amazing piece of soulful house music, backed up with a remix from chicagos abicah soul.
outstanding deep house ep
HERE ME THOUGH
new m&g! dance floor bomb! tip!!
SPIRIT GARDEN EP
nagano native yoshiki tsuchiya aka mirugas roots are deeply embedded in jazz music. his studies included jazz and funk drumming as well as the catalog of the legendary strata-east label. miruga presents four emotionally deep cuts which fit perfectly on moods & grooves. each track in the spirit garden ep tells a unique story as seen through the eyes of yoshiki. into the zone is a plea for people of all countries to come together based on recent world events, in heaven above is a prayer for those lost in japanese natural disasters such as the one at the fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant. the pain, sorrow, and absence of love is felt in without words, while scenery in my mind is an insight of mirugas dream or philosophy: dont stop or look back, keep moving, and make things happen. if you appreciate the original spirit of what was once known as deep house, then you are sure to find pleasure in this offering from miruga.
INSTINCTIVE STATE OF... (REMIXES)
very classic sounding deep house from brian harden. the crown jewel of his album get gets the re-rub from label honcho mike grant. haunting sounds from the past that feel like old frankie knunke sets, this is bringing back the deep sound that is re-establishing detroit again as a major force in house music. mike’s throw down’s are really smoked out, blending soulful strings and chunky beats that meet with pure emotion from the blinding rhodes solos. very moodyman/ ron trent.
REWIND TO START (PIRAHNA HEAD REMIX)
slamming release from mike grants excellent moods & grooves imprint, proving that this is one of detroits top labels these days. dutch producer john consemulder comes up with a strong moody female vocal cut thats driven by a throwback kms-styled bassline and stripped-down drumwork. on the flip piranha head offer up a soulful, jazzy mix for the amp fiddler fans that fits nicely with their own recent moods & grooves release. essential dubapella included here as well.
MUSIC FROM MINDINFLUENCE FAMILY
the duo of kenny gino and mk smokin t return to moods & grooves some 13 years after their highly successful release as black music. known through several aliases the pair creates experimental jazz for the dance floor of the future through cozmic jazzz futurist (puzzles), chicago jack & detroit techno influenced vibes (xor), and raw and dirty deepness with solid gold playaz (when u touch my body). true to the moods & grooves spirit the project is something for your mind and your body.
MOODS AND GROOVES CLASSICS VOL. 5 (BLACK REPRESS)
repress ...rounding out this iteration of the moods & grooves classic series are two of its best selling releases from one of detroits most prolific producers, theo parrish, and label head mike grant. the mr. g remix of my soul, my spirit nets a pretty penny at the online marketplace so if the steep prices have deterred you, now is the time. chunky was produced during the time theo was a leader of detroit s raw & dirty house sound.
MOODS AND GROOVES CLASSICS VOL.1
fresh 2016 repress !!! 1st release in a series of reissues from the moods & grooves catalogue!
GAME OF LIFE EP
moods & grooves welcomes athens based rising star phaze dee to its roster of well respected and established artists. approaching a decade of work phaze had appeared on several popular labels as a producer and in demand remixer. the game of life ep is a mixture of raw, deep, and soulful tracks featuring phaze dee’s signature warm synth chords and deep hypnotic grooves. the diversity of this ep will allow it to stay in the bags of djs for years.
THE WATER IS FINE EP
2015 repress , kyle hall is in the full spotlight this spring with releases on hyperdub, 3rd ear, remixes on clone and warp. and also moods and grooves has an exciting release from kyle too with some fresh early works! three phat grooving track track each with its own exquisite quality and soulfulness.
FREE PT.2, MR G REMIX
cool peepl’s free part ii features additional vocals from the original session in two contrasting mixes. amp fiddler is in the drivers seat first with a spiritual organ workout reminiscent of the 3pm service in detroit’s baptist churches. mr. g’s remix starts out innocent enough until the bass rumbles in, before you know it his signature ride and high hats have you an a twisted journey
HOUSE MUSIC LOVE MUSIC (CD)
over the last sixteen years moods & grooves has amassed a staggeringly impressive label family that includes names like theo parrish, mr g, kyle hall, rick wade, andres & kenny dixon jr. aka moodymann. this may the legendary detroit label returns with a seminal double vinyl album from veteran dj & producer joe le bon entitled ‘house music love music.
THE BLOOS EP
manchester producer hidden spheres blends the interesting elements he finds within recordings into soulful dance music suited for clubs and the living room. those influences combine jazz artists like sun ra, john coltrane, the art ensemble of chicago, and miles davis along with the modern sounds of detroit and german producers. having released individual tracks on dirt crew his first solo ep appropriately finds its way to moods & grooves, a label known its eclectic output. the bloos connects the musical dots of his influences while expressing a love for house music.
LES SONS DE LA LISIERE
ploiesti romania area childhood friends andu simion, dan gheorghe and bogdan ardeleanu are inspired by detroits house sound and berlins techno. their resulting collaboration is best described as deep techno and their first release is appropriately on moods & grooves known for pushing both envelopes. *les sons de la lisiere* is a reflection of the beauty and silence of nature found in the suburbs of ploiesti.
MOODS & GROOVES CLASSICS VOL 4
classics from kdj & rick wade
FREE PT. 1 (ANDRES REMIX)
several years in the making mike grant finally completes the second cool peepl project. originally assembled in 2002 for the puzzlebox sharevari remixes, cool peepl is a collection of detroit artists coming together for a session. focusing less on machine based tracks, the group focuses on organic productions. free features former members of the house vocalist bill beaver, longtime percussionist sundiata o.m. and the multi-talented heavyweight amp fiddler.
MOODS & GROOVES CLASSICS VOL. 3
part 3 of 5 in the classic series features material previously released (andres and john tejada & arian leviste) on the m&g compilation >beneath the surface< but never pressed on vinyl. also featured are planned but unreleased nuggets from brad peterson & ewan jansen.
moods & grooves is proud to feature maltese deep house masters owen jay & melchior sultana. this duo specialises in a distinctive blend of influences similar to the background of the maltese republic.
MOODS & GROOVES CLASSICS V2
another big one form the moods & grooves files. the detroit label digs up the massive peak time bass driven house track by g flame & mr g track..
RIGHT OF PASSAGE
new moods & grooves material from detroits own raybone jones.
NUBIRTH PROJECT VOL.2
Klear Keys II
The Sixth Trumpet
NUBIRTH PROJECT VOL.1
known for his releases on his own x-world communications, form, & casey hogans macintosh label, brad returns to the scene of his >excerpt from a deep souls diary< with 4 new deep house tracks.
slamming three track ep, first track afro acid is a raw, noise (distortion effects) and dirty sounding with live feeling, not made for high fidelity people, really really raw... flipside is more for deep & jackin house lovers, especially b2 (freedom) is just a deep house masterpiece
THESE NEW CATS FROM DETROIT 1
cooler detroit house der alten schule !!!
EXCERPT FROM A DEEP SOULS DIARY
BLACK ART EP
more deep and moody grooves from mike grants label. greg stadford is behind the monkier black art who’s previous production credits have included mixes of blake baxters seminal deep n da groove ep. nice and jazzy the favourite cut is just groovin a wicked blend of st germain keys and funky organ riffs, over some skippy detroit drums. dig this is a mellow late night journey of psychedelic horns and guitar licks with dreamy pianos floating over the top. ‘sweet’ is more on a broken jazz tip with live drums and a cute vocal snip that dubs itself over the rhodes bed. the production quality of this ep is stunning. very strong stuff from m & g!
THE TOLERANCE EP
the a-side holds a hard-hitting, percussive techno-house hybrid that sounds a bit like an air frog production but features additional cool vocal licks on top. b-side has a basic, bass-heavy, pouding tech-house groove with strong detroit sound influences. strong!
THE I94 SERIES
two gorgeous tracks from detroits moods and grooves label that will fit nicely in the bags of djs who like it live and with a little world-music flair! bouncy latin drums, flutes and soft keys mix nicely on this new mix of abica souls and glenn undergrounds >esta hermosa cancion<, while gene hunts >i live< gets a tasteful dub mix. strong record that will sound great at the shelter!
SHAREVARI (10 INCH)
ultra deep and soulful classic!!
BACK TO THE BASIC PT.2
after a bit of a quiet period, moods & grooves returns with a heavy hitter – gu (aka glenn underground). an icon from the 2nd generation of chicago house music producers, gu by far is the most prolific. back to the basic is a concept through which he returns to the roots of chicago house when producers made the music, not a computer or program.
THE NEXT LEVEL
boo williams aka moon man classic!!
2004 classic by andre lodemann!!
THE JENNIFER EP
owner of teknotika records gary martin is best known for his funky, exotic, and tribal grooves. the jennifer ep does not disappoint and delivers elements which range from hypnotic, percussive, and, tribal techno with that >detroit< flair
SOUNDSCAPES & VIBES
4 track ep with easy laid back house grooves….deeep !!