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Mr Peabody Records

For almost two decades Mark Grusane & Mike Cole have been a vast music resource for DJs, producers, collectors, rare music compilers, and specialty stores around the world. They started individually, each with their love of music. They traded and sold music with those "in the know" for years. In 2004 Mark & Mike focused their energies into founding Mr. Peabody Records. The business plan and mission was to become a world class resource for all genres of obscure music. Until now, their focus has been growing the shop. But the soul of Mr. Peabody Records does not reside in the bricks and mortar the store, or even in the bins of records themselves. The real genius lies in Mark & Mike's unique ear for music and as Dj's they play quality music from yesterdays years up til modern times. Their style of play spans from the rare & rarely unplayed dance music from the 1970's, 1980's, and of course with modern day new club music - But, let them be the judge of what should be played! The dance floor material they are known for spans across many genres. Many describe some of them today as Disco, Boogie, Modern Soul, Funk, Jazz Fusion, House, Club, New Wave, Garage, Mid-Tempo, Up-Tempo, etc...But more importantly, It's how Mr. Peabody Records put their music together for crowds eager to hear something different and new.

Their personal selections have attracted attention from music lovers and DJs all around the world. They play quality, obscure, heart pounding, "make you get up and move" music . Their style includes rarely played dance music of the 1970's through the 1980's peppered with a few modern day exceptions. The dance floor material for which they are known crosses many genres and is nearly impossible to categorize. You could call their music Disco, Boogie, Modern Soul, Funk, Jazz Fusion, House, Club, New Wave, Garage, Â Mid-Tempo, Up-Tempo, etc… It's not the category that is important. What is important to them is the music, and how it’s played.

Mr. Peabody Records is entering a new phase by teaming up with London's powerhouse BBE Music to bring their hidden gems to the forefront of dance floors around the world. Mark & Mike are ready to share their music with those who are eager to hear something different and new. Their style is like no other - definitely geared for sophisticated crowds that are brave enough to venture off into the wild and experimental!

Be sure to check out their release: "The Real Sound of Chicago” on BBE Music direct from London and available in a store near you. Play It Loud!

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