locked groove

locked groove

[′läkt ′grüv]
(design engineering)
A blank and continuous groove placed at the end of the modulated grooves on a disk recording to prevent further travel of the pickup. Also known as concentric groove.
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Luca is the founder of Etruria Beat records, the label has released a lot of international producers like Andre Kronert, TWR72, Oliver Deutchmann, Electric Rescue, Locked Groove among others.
Hotflush presents Scuba b2b Boddika Make Do, Glasgow Scuba and Boddika join forces to play a blinder of a set with Paul Woolford, Locked Groove and Dense & Pika on hand to kick off the party.
Though quite how the CD will handle the crucial locked groove on side 2 remains to be seen.
But Stereolab's "Pop Quiz" - a locked groove of Muzak-of-the-spheres, all heart-pang strings and caressing feminine harmonies over a lurching, waltzlike beat - soothes away the aches.