Twenty-one years after its initial release in 2002, Groove Armada's seminal Another Late Night compilation gets a heavyweight vinyl reissue courtesy of long-time label collaborators Late Night Tales.
Boasting eighteen tracks lovingly selected by the esoteric cratediggers (including the duo's uber-rare cover of 'Fly Me To The Moon'), the 70-minute collection - hailed as a 'groovy concoction of cabaret music, cocktail house, old school funk and a bit of hip hop' by Resident Advisor - takes us on a journey through downtempo bliss via the occasional dancefloor filler and more than one opportunity for the listener to start shakin' their ass.
In this Another Late Night compilation, Groove Armada have achieved the tricky task of delivering a mix that gives a flavour of the dancefloor while simultaneously offering something that can be consumed lying gingerly on a chaise-longue while being wafted with palm fronds by scantily clad belly dancers. See you on the veranda.
"I remember the first one really well. We did it in a really horrible flat that I lived in on Seven Sisters Road where we also did a couple of early remixes that were great, so there was some good output at that time. I remember doing the 'Fly Me To The Moon' cover, because whenever Andy's near a piano, he just defaults to playing that tune. It's his thing. That was super simple, that one, because it was just Andy playing the piano and a real slowed-down breakbeat." Tom Findlay, Sept 2023.
Groove Armada - Fly Me To The Moon 5:13 (Exclusive Cover Version)
Brs - Lovin' Me (Dubtribe Mix)
Good Together - (We Can) Work It Out (Underwater Trumpet Mix)
Tim 'love' Lee - Java Jam
Open Door - Breathe
Kleeer - Tonight
Roy Ayers - The Memory
Metro Area - Miura
Kimbu Kimra - Raise The Dead (Love From San Francisco Dub)
Don Ray - Standing In The Rain
Al Green - Truth N' Time
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23
Mr Fingers - Can You Feel It
Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming
Loose Ends - Feel The Vibe
Sir Patrick Moore Peepshow Part 1 (Exclusive Spo-Ken Word)