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NG001D | 1988-05-06  
Nu Groove was one of the pioneering house music labels out of New York, originally active between 1988 and 1992, and its mark on the scene was to be felt for years to come. Originally set up by Karen and Frank Mendez as a vehicle for the Burrell twins, Rhano and Rheji, who were signed to Virgin at the time under the name Burrell, Nu Groove allowed them to explore the more underground and avant-garde nature of their musical minds. Nu Groove also became an outlet for many up and coming producers, including Kenny Dope, Bobby Konders, DJ Smash, Frankie Bones & Lennie Dee, Joey Negro and Joey Beltram to name but a few. They covered a variety of styles, from deep, jazzy and minimal house, through to soulful vocals, bumping grooves and jacking sample tracks, all a reflection of New York’s house sound of the time. These releases fuelled the explosive dance scene of the late 80s and early 90s. Warehouse rave culture and UK pirate radio all relied heavily on Nu Groove’s steady output of underground grooves to inspire a generation of house music lovers, dancers, DJ’s and producers. Almost 30 years on, the spirit of this seminal New York label lives on.

Jump-starting the Nu Groove brand in 1988, ‘Feel The Luv’ burst onto the scene as the labels first release. ‘Feel The Luv’ was produced by Rheji Burrell and launched the label as it would continue, representing the sounds of the NY underground. This percolating and percussive track was a combination of the dance tracks fuelling the New York club scene, fused with the raw house sound coming from Chicago, and the results were a future retro sound that defined the Nu Groove direction.

Tech Trax Inc. ‘Feel The Luv’

1. Feel The Luv (Body Mix)
2. Feel The Luv (Sex Mix)

Written & Produced & Mixed by Rheji Burrell
Recorded at NCP Studios
Engineered by Tommy Musto
Mastered by Chris Gehringer
Executive Producer: Mystars Ltd
Published by Burrell Music Publishing (ASCAP)
P&C 1988 Nu Groove Records/Burrell Brothers

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