The whole point of rave is that the music never stops, so it makes sense that the soundtrack to "Groove," a movie set in the Bay Area rave scene, is the first soundtrack that's a continuous DJ mix. (The DJ in question is Wish FM, a.k.a. Wade Hampton, who sneaks in one of his own tracks, "Dukes Up," a little saxophone-and-house-bass confection released under his alter ego W.) The only track here likely to be familiar to listeners not already down with the scene is Orbital's early-'90s hands-in-the-air standard "Halcyon + On + On," but it's the key to Wish FM's aesthetic here: The airy chime of its strings drifts across tracks by Bedrock and Symbiosis, and its softened, spacey take on house is a starting point for forays into acid and recollections of disco. And the album's climax, Alter Ring's stunning nine-minute "Infinitely Gentle Blows," borrows the idea of fragrant fragments of someone's voice from Orbital, and piles them onto a billowing track like flakes of coconut on an Ecstasy-spiked cupcake.
|Label:||Kinetic / Ada|
Performance CreditsOrbital Track Performer
Wade Hampton DJ
Lady G Track Performer
Symbiosis Track Performer
Bedrock Track Performer
DJ Garth Track Performer
Hybrid Track Performer
Christian Smith Track Performer
Boozy + Swan Track Performer
Libra Presents Taylor Track Performer
Crissy D Track Performer
Technical CreditsMatt Irving Cover Photo
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Groove based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
I watched the movie groove it was slammin. This movie got game it was filmed on the right location in San Francisco, CA. What got my attention was the lighting effects the cool DJ spinners, and the rave party looked hyper and energentic. It would be nice to see more rave movies from the Bay Area. I was very impressed with the film and the characters were awesome. I would recommend watching both ''Groove'' and the fast paced foreign movie ''Run Lola Run''.