Reviews

15 Years of MoreHouseTurn back the clock to June 2, 2002, when we reviewed "Inside my soul" by Groove Junkies presents Solomon Henderson, the inaugural release on MoreHouse Records the very first house music label distributed by the iconic Soulfuric Recordings. Fast forward to 2017 for a celebration of "15 Years of MoreHouse" with a breathtaking selection of some of the labels finest moments of intoxicating dance grooves and memorable songs all of which stood the test of time, with an illustrious collective of singers, musicians, writers and producers featured who all helped define the impeccable truly chameleonic 'MoHo Sound'. Undeniably, the labels incomparable back catalogue runs the gamut stylistically, with the releases ranging from organic soul, funk, afro, latin, jazz and gospel drenched songs, to peak hour, deep, tribal and electronic influenced tracks . Many of the songs included on this compilation have been meticulously re-mastered for your aural pleasure; next to the unmixed tracks you get two continuous mixes by Evan Landes.

FTTFSS006DOriginally a 1920's blues standard by Porter Grainger, "Nobody's business" became a seminal club record in the mid 1980's when Boyd Jarvis took the hook, changed some of the lyrics and then together with Timmy Regisford turned the song into an uplifting four-to-the-floor anthem that took over dance floors by storm. This ageless dance music anthem featuring an arresting rendition of the lyrics by Billie is emotive, inspirational and entirely heartfelt. Not to forget to mention the brilliant instrumental version laced with a grandiose piano. Thanks for 4 to the Floor Records, this unforgettable house music classic returns to once again rule the dance floors.

David Morales presents The Face featuring Nicki Richards - Don't you want my loveLegendary DJ/producer/remixer David Morales returns to Def Mix Music with a phenomenal re-imagination of the unforgettable all-time dance music classic "Don't you want my love" by Debbie Jacobs. Upon creating an amazing rework of this 1979 classic a couple of month ago which caused a frenzy on dance floors whenever played (a free download was available for a limited time), he decided to recreate the song from scratch under his The Face moniker. Featuring the unmistakable powerhouse vocals of Nicki Richards, this mind-blowing truly fabulous and authentic slice of Disco heaven drizzled with sparkle, glamor and heartfelt soul is primed to radiate dance floors all over the world...

Jose Carretas featuring Consuela Ivy - Under the waterRenowned DJ/producer Jose Carretas is back on Seasons Limited with a vinyl only release (a digital release may follow in a couple of months), the virtuoso "Under the water" featuring the gorgeous vocals of Consuela Ivy. Most definitely"Under the water" is a paramount summery gem, with smooth yet spell binding organic rhythms leading the way for inebriant keys, glamorous strings and the one-of-a-kind passionate vocals of Consuela Ivy. Put differently, "Under the water" is a timeless soulful gem guaranteed to send shivers down your spine... Don't miss to check out the soulful and melodious yet verily fierce instrumental bonus cut "26.20" sure to set the floor on fire...

Inner City Sound Clash featuring Dezaray - Forgiven"Forgiven", one of the standout tracks from Eleonora Cutaia's stunning debut album "Biorhythm" released under the Inner City Sound Clash moniker, gets a long awaited full single release. "Forgiven" is a formidable slice of deep house fusing the beautiful sultry vocals of Dezaray with ethereal melodies and thrilling rhythms that is taken to the next level by Andy Compton (from The Rurals fame) whose dazzling interpretation featuring a glorious guitar solo is verily soulful, keeping the vibe deep and dreamy yet enchanting.

Another week, another huge update loaded with the latest and best in soulful house music - enjoy !!

House on the Waterfront Weekender 2017 Music CompilationBoth CyberJamz Records and Toupee Records have been blessing us time and time again with their outstanding releases, in support of their upcoming "House on the Waterfront Weekender 2017" event they are about to release a mind-blowing compilation featuring brand new, exclusive music by some of their most distinguished and celebrated producers: DJ Punch, DJ Phantom, DJ Erv, Young DJ, DJ Eddie-Ed, Greg Gray, Da Hit Makers, Brian Nance and SoulCat. This truly eclectic compilation ranging from deep over afro and latin to soulful comes highly recommended.

Doug Gomez - Merecumbe's guiroNext up on Merecumbe Recordings is the phenomenal "Merecumbe's guiro" by label head Doug Gomez, to cut right to the chase this jaw-dropping afro house weapon that is all about the unique sound of the guiro (a Latin American percussion instrument), illustrious keys, inebriant vocal chants and downright relentless afro-tribal rhythms is guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. The creative DJ mind will find plenty of joy with the included beatz version. Put differently, "Merecumbe's guiro" is not to be missed...