Various Artists / At Home with the Groovebox
Album:At Home with the Groovebox Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:Apr 2000
Label:Grand Royal 

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Album Review
The Dead Kenny-Gs
Reviewed 2001-11-19 
Compilation of electronic music made by sending the Roland MC505 "Groovebox" out to many different artists. The Groovebox combines features from popular Roland synthesizers (see inside for details) and samplers into a single "band in a box"--that is if that band is Kraftwerk. This compilation celebrates all of the chords, hums, buzzes, arpeggios, high-hats, kicks, beats, burps, and farts that made the 303, 808, and 909 famous. Wide variety of interpretations here, tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 11 are worth checking out to start.
1 (5:17) **Slap-bass line with syncopated samples givin' the 505 a workout--Done by Moog innovator Jean Jaques Perrey
2 (3:30) Abstract, rhythmic, repetitive
3 (3:38) Cheerful, fuzzy synthesizer
4 (5:22) *Slow and lush--cinematic Air song, low beat, chords, sparse melody
5 (2:52) *Crunchy driving beat with vocals (FCC "Where the fuck have you been girl?" -1:20)
6 (3:03) *Buzzing electric funk instrumental
7 (2:52) Synthesizer funk with vocals and George Jetson car sounds
8 (2:58) Faster bass and rhythm under discordant synthesizer
9 (3:56) Synthesizer pop, some vocal samples
10 (2:19) Soundscape with crackle and annoying squeaks
11 (2:40) **Up-tempo Teutonic-techno with vocal sample
12 (4:28) Part swing, part trip-hop, with female vocals.
13 (4:44) Sad pop with male vocals
14 (4:19) Massive chords with vitreous high pitched melody

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Perrey, Jean JaquesGroovy Leprechauns
2.Buffalo Daughter303 + 606 = Acid
3.Mcentire, JohnJ.I.H.A.D.
4.AirPlanet Vega
5.PavementRobyn Turns 26
6.Money MarkInsects Are All Around Us
8.Lennon, SeanWinged Elephants
9.Kingsley, GershonPopcorn
10.Sonic YouthCampfire
11.BisOh My
12.Cibo MattoWe Love Our Lawyers
13.Bonnie "Prince" BillyToday I Started Celebrating
14.Dick HymanGlass Slipper