Groove Junkies

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Groove Junkies
Origin New York / Los Angeles, United States
Genres House
Occupation(s) Producer, DJ
Labels MoreHouse Records,
Om Records

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.[1] Groove Junkies is considered a leader of the soulful house movement[citation needed] and has produced and remixed some of the most prominent artists of our time.[citation needed] "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.


Evan Landes has had success as a producer and DJ on an international scale and has remixed top grossing acts[citation needed] 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.


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[citation needed] Bargrooves ‘Mimosa’ CD (Seamless), the critically acclaimed[citation needed] ‘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[edit]


  • 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


Evan's DJ touring has showcased his talent on an international level at some of the hottest venues,[citation needed] and festivals to an ever growing fan-base.[citation needed] Having headlined extensively throughout the world, Evan holds an impeccable reputation[citation needed] 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,[citation needed] and flawless programming ability.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Featured on[edit]

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.[citation needed]

"Groove Junkies" music has been featured on some of the highest grossing mix compilations of all time[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Partial List of music featured on mix compilations[edit]


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