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Thomas Barnett aka Groove Slave


Thomas Barnett is a musician, DJ, songwriter, producer, & remixer born and raised in Detroit.  His early work as a founding member of the ground-breaking group, Rhythim is Rhythim, contributed to and helped establish the signature sound of Detroit Techno.  In early 1987, when Barnett was still a teenager, he released “Nude Photo” on Transmat Records, which unknowingly secured his place in dance music history.  He also has many releases using different names like Groove Slave, Subterfuge, & Four313 (with Blake Baxter, Eddie Fowlkes, & Santonio Echols).  Barnett’s music has appeared in commercials, movies, clubs, radio, & the soundtrack of an adult film.  Working in the studio & running his own label, Visillusion Records started in 1996, keeps him busy when he is not out on the road DJing.