Reviews

Those Boys featuring Mr. Lee - Lots moreUp and rising South African house music duo Those Boys (aka Stherable One and George Lesley) join forces with Mr. Lee for "Lots more", a masterly crafted soul oozing gem having timeless written all over to be released on their own label Deep Fusion Records soon. The fabulous "Lots more" is smooth and uber soulful yet tantalizing, with dulcet percussive rhythms leading the way for superb keys, heavenly chords, gorgeous saxophone and the inimitable haunting vocals of Mr. Lee. Next to the original version which undoubtedly will have you yearn for more, the package includes an eclectic selection of paramount remixes by DJ SGZ, Grounded Oaks, Hiroaki Kato, Monodeluxe and Those Boys themselves, each one guaranteed to send shivers down your spine...

Peppe Citarella featuring Walter Ricci & Chelsea Como - What's going onFrom DJ/producer Peppe Citarella comes a truly glamorous and respectful cover version of Marvin Gaye's all time soul/r&b classic "What's going on" (the title song of his eleventh studio album released in early 1971) featuring a masterly orchestration which includes a grand live horn section, classy rhythmic guitar, exquisite keys and a spell binding organic backdrop, not to forget to mention the outstanding touching duet by Walter Ricci and Chelsea Como. Two 4 Soul (Peppe Citarella & DJ Jacko) turn the heat up with their energetic old school inspired 'Vox Dub' laced with classic keys, Chelsea Como's passionate vocals and compelling percussive rhythms.

A bit of everything the soulful genre has to offer, including some deeper cuts, can be found in this weeks update - enjoy !!

Deepconsoul - Soul FactoryNot less than fifteen masterly orchestrated truly eclectic soul oozing vocal productions are included on this phenomenal album by celebrated South African ensemble Deepconsoul. "Soul Factory" features collaborations with an illustrious list of artists such as Maq D, Chanelle, Cosmiq, Kenney Love, Neleh, Vuyo, Mickey K, Mizz, Denn Dugg, Soul Tone SA, Cmpra, St. Jovis, Mthandazo Gatya, Xdizzle, Tatenda, Messive and Tpee Soul as well as an amazing Deepconsoul remix of "Tonight" by Sipho Ngubane featuring Kenney Love, beyond the shadow of a doubt each of these breathtaking collaborations having timeless written all over will stand the test of time. In other words, the marvelous "Soul Factory" album is no means to be missed...

Thomas Blondet featuring Philip Ramirez - Happy peopleDJ/producer Thomas Blondet and legendary vocalist Philip Ramirez join forces for "Happy people", an energetic truly uplifting production using a vibrant backdrop as foundation for luscious keys and the one-of-a-kind truly inimitable falsetto vocals of Philip Ramirez. The remixes courtesy of Soulphonix, DJ Spen & Thommy Davis take the song to all new heights, introducing sublime jazzed-up keys and smooth yet relentlessly thumpin' rhythms to give the track an inspiring truly soulful gospel tinged touch guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.

Panevino - Stay with meRenowned Swiss DJ/production duo Panevino (aka Sandro Endrighetti and Renato Abate) have been on a hiatus lately, now they return in grand style with the truly fabulous "Stay with me". To cut right to the chase, "Stay with me" is a verily soulful yet entrancing production featuring the glamorous haunting vocals ofSydney based singer & songwriter Juanita Tippins Latukefu alongside illustrious keys, ethereal chords and gentle yet thrilling percussive rhythms. Next to the vocal version is the utterly mesmerizing 'FlyHy Dub' giving the song more of a transcendental feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

This week we have a truly eclectic update for you - enjoy !!

Inner City Sound Clash - Biorhythm"Biorhythm", the stunning debut album by Eleonora Cutaia released under the Inner City Sound Clash moniker, has been created over the past three years across many countries including Spain, France, Italy, UK and Canada. Featuring an illustrious list of renowned guest artists such as Jaidene Veda, Stephane Lefrancois, Wendel Patrick, Olu, Reuben, Kostnic, Dezaray, Naiad, Rise Ashen, Andy Compton and Pete Morris, "Biorhythm" is a truly eclectic absolutely breathtaking collection of ingenious songs taking you on an extraordinary sonic journey words can't describe. Don't miss out on this awe-inspiring album...