Reviews

Wipe The Needle featuring Gary Bardouille - Love againLee Gomez has been on a roll recently, blessing us with one jaw-dropping gem after another. To make it short, his latest offering "Love again" to be released under the Wipe The Needle alias is no exception, featuring the one-of-a-kind truly beautiful soothing vocals of Gary Bardouille alongside glamorous jazzy keys and a smooth yet captivating organic backdrop. In other words, "Love again" is a top-notch soulful production having timeless written all over that is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

Gumzito & 6Teen featuring Keiko Yoshimura - SundaySouth African producers Gumzito teams up with 6Teen and Japanese vocalist Keiko Yoshimura for "Sunday", a grandiose uber soulful production oozing with sublime piano and dreamy chords by Lungile '6Teen' Mashaya and gently thumpin' organic rhythms, not to forget to mention the the inimitable sensitive vocals of Keiko Yoshimura who sings in her native Japaneses language which makes this project something truly special. The towering remixes are courtesy of Monocles & Slezz, SK95 & Rampage and Whodini all adding their distinctive deep/soulful touch, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Unity Through Sound ADE 2016This years ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) is just around the corner, right in time for this annual extravaganza Global Diplomacy Productions present a massive compilation loaded with not less than twenty superb productions, some of which featured on the label earlier this year, while others are brand new. A truly illustrious list of artists from around the world graces us with enthralling truly eclectic vocal and instrumental cuts ranging from deep to afro and soulful, each one guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. Without doubt, this is an absolutely phenomenal compilation giving you plenty of choices to work the floor that is by no means to be missed.

Lots of soulful gems to discover this week - enjoy !!

Glenn Thornton - Slaag daddyIn 2014, Slaag Records owner and producer/DJ/remixer/songwriter/vocalist Glenn Thornton released his debut artist album "A foray into slaagerous", now he is back with the follow-up album entitled "Slaag daddy". A total of eleven tracks are featured on the album, including collaborations with renowned vocalists Dawn Tallman, Gerideau, Michelle Rivera and Vanessa Honore. The album offers something for both lovers of soulful house music as well as for lovers of deep house music, and it does also include a couple of tracksdestined to rock the main room. Without doubt, "Slaag daddy" is a testimony of the unique truly eclectic sound that Glenn Thornton is famous and beloved for.

Needless - Unnamed feelingsContinuing their ten year anniversary celebration, renowned Brazilian label Grooveland Music present a special 50th release: the debut single by newcomers Needless (aka Rio De Janeiro's own Gabriel Costa and Rodrigo 2U) entitled "Unnamed feelings" which could first be heard on the recently released "10 Years of Soulful House" compilation. Now this gorgeous soulful production oozing with inebriant melodies and beautiful haunting female vocals gets a full single release complete with stunning remixes by Groove Assassin who serves a lively and melodious old skool inspired rendition, Brian Harden who delivers three enchanting mixes ranging from classic Chicago house over dreamy deep house to fine jazzy house, and finally Steal Vybe (Chris Forman) has been pulling out all the stops on his marvelous truly heavenly soul oozing interpretation guaranteed to make you yearn for more.

Kelvin Sylvester, Lee Wilson - You're in my systemBoston soulful house maestro Kelvin Sylvester and vocalist Lee Wilson bless us with a breathtaking cover version of The System's all-time dance music classic "You're in my system" which dates back to 1982 and was released on now defunct Mirage Records. The original stays true to the spirit of the original yet gives the song a contemporary truly uplifting four-to-the-floor feel, with Lee Wilson's unmistakable emotive vocals shining all over. The remixes are courtesy of Will 'ReelSoul' Rodriguez who adds his beloved rich melodious touch, and Jay Kutz who transforms the song into a chunky truly enthralling deep house affair.

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