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Ubiquity Records

Maintained by Andrew Meza

Address

1010 W. 17th St .
Costamesa, CA 92627
ph. 949.764.9012

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After visiting San Francisco on their honeymoon and falling in love with the city, DJs Jody and Michael McFadin went back to Southern California, sold most of their possessions, and moved to San Francisco with a fuzzy dream of starting a record company. While continuing to dream about starting a label, they invested the last of their savings into a business that would combine their passion for music and provide an income to live on, and opened the Groove Merchant record store on Haight Street in 1990.

Within a year the small shop had built a reputation the world over as a place to find rare records and learn about new sounds. A haven for collectors, DJs, and producers looking for funk, soul & jazz, and break beats, the Groove Merchant even earned a toast on the Beastie Boys song “Professor Booty”, “This one goes out to my man the Groove Merchant, comin' through with the beats that I've been searchin',” rapped Mike D. on 1992's “Check Your Head” album.

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    Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1 (April 15, 2015)
  2. Pulsion Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
    Pulsion (October 16, 2014)
  3. The Story Teller Clutchy Hopkins
    The Story Teller (July 28, 2010)
  4. Invisible Cities NOMO
    Invisible Cities (August 02, 2009)
  5. Invisible Cities NOMO
    Invisible Cities (June 15, 2009)
  6. Ghost Rock NOMO
    Ghost Rock (June 14, 2009)
  7. The Killion Floor Orgone
    The Killion Floor (May 21, 2008)
  8. I'm Thankful Spanky Wilson & The Quantic Soul Orchestra
    I'm Thankful (February 21, 2007)
  9. Berlin Serengeti Radio Citizen
    Berlin Serengeti (January 14, 2007)
  10. New Tones Nomo
    New Tones (September 30, 2006)
  11. New Tones NOMO
    New Tones (July 08, 2006)
  12. Pushin' On The Quantic Soul Orchestra
    Pushin' On (September 17, 2005)
  13. Shades of Grey Greyboy
    Shades of Grey (January 13, 2005)
  14. Soul Mosaic: A Case Study in Beats, Soul and Funk Greyboy
    Soul Mosaic: A Case Study in Beats, Soul and Funk (April 13, 2004)
  15. Rewind3! Original Classics Reworked, Remixed, Reedited and Rewound 3 Various Artists
    Rewind3! Original Classics Reworked, Remixed, Reedited and Rewound 3 (January 13, 2004)
  16. Reconstruction Zero dB
    Reconstruction (April 02, 2003)
  17. [no cover] Interfearence
    Take That Train (November 01, 2001)
  18. [no cover] Babatunde Lea
    March Of The Jazz Guerillas (October 01, 2000)
  19. [no cover] Greyboy
    Freestylin (October 01, 1997)

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