Ubiquity Records

1010 W. 17th St .
Costamesa, CA 92627
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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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Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath II

published: March 16, 2017

Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1

The Electric Peanut Butter Company
published: April 15, 2015


Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
published: October 16, 2014

The Story Teller

Clutchy Hopkins
published: July 28, 2010

Invisible Cities

published: August 02, 2009

Invisible Cities

published: June 15, 2009

Ghost Rock

published: June 14, 2009

The Killion Floor

published: May 21, 2008

I'm Thankful

Spanky Wilson & The Quantic Soul Orchestra
published: February 21, 2007

Berlin Serengeti

Radio Citizen
published: January 14, 2007

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