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Groove Junkies is American house record producer and DJ based out of Los Angeles, CA. "Groove Junkies" consists of founding member Evan Landes who produces House, Soul and is popular in Europe, Australia, UK, China, Japan, and USA. Groove Junkies is considered a leader of the soulful house movement and has produced and remixed some of the most prominent artists of our time. "Groove Junkies" music has been featured on BBC, KPWR, and Ministry of Sound. Various articles have been written about Groove Junkies in prominent dance music publications such as Dj Mag and M8 Magazine.

Artists

Evan Landes has had success as a producer and DJ on an international scale and has remixed top grossing acts in the USA such as Rihanna's "Take a Bow" on Def Jam Recordings, Pussycat Dolls' "StickWitU" on A&M Records, Leela James "Good Times" on Warner Bros. Records, as well as international recording artists such as Ben Watt "Lone Cat" on Buzzin' Fly, Frankie Knuckles feat. Nicki Richards "Matter Of Time" & "I've Had Enough" on Definity, Michelle Weeks "My Change" on Devotion and Marc Evans "Giving Me Joy" on Defected Records to name just a few. "Groove Junkies" have also helped jump start & solidify careers of such artist as Ida Corr, Solara, Indeya, Diane Carter, and Alexander Sky (Alexander Polinsky), TC Moses, on Evan's imprint MoreHouse Records.

  • Pussycat Dolls (remix)
  • Leela James (remix)
  • Rihanna (remix)
  • Ida Corr
  • Alexander Polinsky
  • Ben Watt (remix)
  • Marc Evans (remix)
  • Solara
  • Wendy Brune
  • TC Moses
  • Diane Carter
  • Pepe Link
  • Morten Trust
  • Andy Caldwell
  • Indeya
  • Raya Beam
  • Solomen Henderson
  • Chezere
  • Louis Hale

Compilations

Aside from chart topping original productions, and remixes, Evan's discog also includes a host of Groove Junkies mixed compilations such as the best-selling Bargrooves ‘Mimosa’ CD (Seamless), the critically acclaimed ‘House of Om’ & ‘Summer Sessions’ Om Records, the ultra hip ‘After Dark / Los Angeles’ (Kinkysweet), and ‘Late Night with Groove Junkies’ Swank Records.

  • Om Records "House of Om" and Summer Session"
  • Swank Recordings "Late Night w/ Groove Junkies"
  • Seamless "BarGrooves" mixed by Groove Junkies

Partial discography

  • Virgin Records "Everybody Needs to Be Loved"
  • Faze Trax "Insane"
  • Champion Records "Music is Life"
  • White Label Group "Spend the Night"
  • Om Records "Just Groovin"
  • Om Records "Paradise"
  • MoreHouse Records "Inside My Soul" Groove Junkies pres. Solomon Henderson
  • MoreHouse Records "Gonna Get By" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Deeper" Groove Junkies feat. Solara & Raya Beam
  • MoreHouse Records "Don't Cha Give Up" Groove Junkies feat. Diane Carter
  • MoreHouse Records "Gonna Get By" Part II" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Wake Up Everybody" Groove Junkies
  • MoreHouse Records "Oh Lord" Groove Junkies pres. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Love Has Come Around" Morten Trust
  • MoreHouse Records "Midnight" Groove Junkies
  • MoreHouse Records "Didn't I Bring You Love" Groove Junkies pres. Diva 2 Diva
  • MoreHouse Records "I Put My Faith In You" Morten Trust feat. Ida Corr
  • MoreHouse Records "Sunshine (Sol Brillante)" Groove Junkies pres. Solara
  • MoreHouse Records "I've Got It Bad" Groove Junkies pres. Alexander Sky aka
  • Alexander Polinsky
  • MoreHouse Records "Music's Gotcha Jumpin'" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Feels Like Home" Groove Junkies feat. Diane Carter
  • MoreHouse Records "Catch Your Shine" Groove Junkies pres. Kathie Talbot
  • MoreHouse Records "Devotion" Groove Junkies feat. T.C. Moses
  • MoreHouse Records "Dr. Feelgood" FSB featuring Diane Carter
  • MoreHouse Records "Devotion Part 2" Groove Junkies feat. T.C. Moses
  • MoreHouse Records "Oh Lord 2006" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "I Believe In Dreams" Groove Junkies and Andy Caldwell feat. Alexander Sky aka *Alexander Polinsky
  • MoreHouse Records "Free Your Mind" Groove Junkies feat. TC Moses
  • MoreHouse Records "Music's Gotcha Jumpin' 2007" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Music's Gotcha Jumpin 2007 Pt. 2" Groove Junkies feat. Indeya
  • MoreHouse Records "Life is What You Make It" MoHo All Stars feat. Solara
  • MoreHouse Records "So Damn Crazy" Groove Junkies feat. TC Moses
  • MoreHouse Records "Work It Out" Groove Junkies feat. Wendy Brune'
  • MoreHouse Records "MoHo Essentials Vol. 1" Various Artist

Remixes

  • Deep Sensations "Love Has Come Around" Sunswept Music 2003
  • Lone Cat (Holding On) "Lone Cat (Holding On)" Buzzin' Fly Records
  • Music Is The Answer 2004 "Music Is The Answer" Dotdotdot Records
  • Para Goza "Para Goza" Essence Records
  • Praise His Name (Part 1) "Praise His Name" MAP Dance
  • Praise His Name (Part 2) "Praise His Name" MAP Dance
  • Fire "Fire" Ündo Music
  • Soulfuric Vaults Vol. 1 "He Is The Galaxy" Soulfuric Records
  • Leela James "Good Times" Warner Bros. Records
  • "Inside & Out" Duffnote Recordings
  • "Rise" OM Records
  • West Coast Excursions Vol. 3 "Soul Symphony" Transport Recordings
  • "Tropical Paradise" MAP Dance
  • Pussycat Dolls "StickwitU" A&M Records
  • Marc Evans "Given Me Joy" Defected Records
  • Rihanna "Take A Bow" Def Jam Records

Touring

Evan's DJ touring has showcased his talent on an international level at some of the hottest venues, and festivals to an ever growing fan-base. Having headlined extensively throughout the world, Evan holds an impeccable reputation throughout clubland’s most discerning dance floors. As Groove Junkies 'founding father' and now solo member, he's earned a reputation for exceptional DJing skills, and flawless programming ability. Evan has headlined on 5 different continents and rocked the decks at such diverse venues/festivals/parties as Def Mix @ Pacha, Ibiza, Club Essential in Riga Latvia, Catwalk in Barcelona, Turmills in London, SHE @ Trademark in Sydney Australia, Mansion in Miami, The Smart Bar in Chicago, Detroit’s Electronic Movement Festival, and the Electric Daisy Carnival, Balance & DEEP in Los Angeles to name a few. He has shared the stage with DJ Heavyweights such as Frankie Knuckles, Francois K., Hec Romero, Ben Watt, Grant Nelson, Kaskade, Terry Hunter, Brian Tappert, Ron Carroll, Jamie Lewis, Bobby & Steve, Andy Caldwell, DJ Meme, Jellybean Benitez, Jay J, Victor Simonelli, CJ Mackintosh, Marlon D., Tedd Patterson, Tortured Soul, Barbara Tucker, Michael Watford, Dawn Tallman, Thelma Houston, Kenny Bobien and many more.

Featured on

Evan Landes has contributed to the output on labels such as Island/Def Jam, A &M, Warner Bros., J Records, Interscope, Ultra, Defected, Definity, Om Records, Soulfuric, Mn2S and Buzzin’ Fly. Original productions and remixes by Groove Junkies have also been licensed to Universal, Defected ITH, Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, OM, Seamless, and MN2S.

"Groove Junkies" music has been featured on some of the highest grossing mix compilations of all time by labels such as Defected Records, Hed Kandi, Om Records, and Ministry of Sound as well as featured on mix compilations by some of the highest profile DJs such as Grammy nominated Jay-J and Grammy winner Frankie Knuckles.

Partial List of music featured on mix compilations

  • "Habitat: The Loft" on KinkySweet
  • "Wax Wars" on Defected Records
  • "House Of Om" on Om Records
  • Jay-J "Disconnected" on Defected Records
  • Mr Mike "Welcome to My House" on Zap Music
  • Frankie Knuckles "FKALWAYS" on Trend Magazine
  • Dance Grooves Volume 1 on UBL Recordings
  • Mykanos 2005 on Clubstar
  • Cherry Series on Centaur
  • Bargrooves Manhattan on Seamless
  • Stereo Sushi 6 on Hed Kandi
  • Bargrooves Cosmopolitan on Seamless
  • DJ Pippi & Jamie Lewis on Clubstar
  • Bargrooves Mimosa on Seamless
  • Lifted (Live in Buenos Aires) on White Label Group
  • Bargrooves Frosted on Seamless
  • Total Diva, Vol 2 on RLPMIX
  • Frankie Knuckles Mix on Armani Exchange
  • Kaskade "San Francisco Sessions" on Om Records
  • Ritmo de Bacardi on Ministry of Sound
  • Mateo & Matos on Innervibe
  • Stereo Sushi 4 on Hed Kandi
  • West Coast Sessions ITH on Defected Records
  • Total Diva VOL 1 on RLPMIX
  • Bobby & Steve on Trust the DJ
  • Mateo & Matos on Innervibe
  • Stereo Sushi 3 on Hed Kandi

References

External links

  • on Myspace