Reviews

Monodeluxe - Lush cityFor the past few years, Alessandro Oliverio (under his Monodeluxe alias) has been delighting the dance music world with his unique lush melodic sound, both with his own productions as well as with stunning remixes for other artists (such as Those Boys, Nteeze & Andy featuring Jaidene Veda or BKT featuring Marie Tweek). Courtesy of Vibe Boutique Records comes a dazzling retrospective aptly titled "Lush city" which features some of his best and most memorable work, with not less than seventeen tracks are included, taking you on an exhilarating journey to his universal truly eclectic musical world.

Michele Chiavarini featuring Tai Malone "- When will I learnUp and rising Soulstice Music continue to bless us with nothing but the best in soulful house music, with the labels latest offering being the phenomenal classic house inspired "When will I learn" bymulti-instrumentalist maestro Michele Chiavarini and vocalist Tai Malone. On all accounts, "When will I learn" is an uplifting truly timeless slice of soulful bliss guaranteed to make you yearn for more, with aspell binding organic backdrop leading the way for dazzling keys and the unrivaled spirited vocals of Tai Malone. Essential...

Sir LSG featuring Clara Hill - CirclesSir LSG is back with "Circles" the second single taken from his forthcoming debut artist album "Moving circles" to be released soon. The spellbinding "Circles" uses enthralling rhythms as foundation for grand jazzy keys, heavenly chords and the unmistakable deep-rooted vocals of Clara Hill. Label head Ralf GUM contributes a darkened yet smooth and melodious verily mesmerizing re-imagination of the song that is guaranteed to make you yearn for more... "Circles" is a truly striking release by no means to be missed.

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4 To The Floor presents Sub-Urban RecordsNext up in the prestigious "4 to the Floor" series is Sub-Urban Records, a New York based underground label that undeniably was one of the most seminal and consistent house music labels in garage and vocal house music history. 4 to the Floor Records pay tribute to this legendary label with this compilation loaded with an awe-inspiring selection of the labels most unforgettable gems from the likes of Key to Life, Lee Genesis, Platinum Doll, Jazz-N-Groove, Deep Zone, B.O.P., Next Phase and Mike Dunn (to name just a few), all of which stood the test of time. Most definitely, listening to these gems from yesteryear is a truly blissful trip down memory lane...

Soulfuric Records SamplerBeyond doubt, Soulfuric Recordings are one of the most renowned and influential labels in soulful house music history, having released some of the genres biggest and memorable classics and anthems since being launched in 1996 by Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy (aka Jazz-N-Groove). Not to forget to mention the sub-labels Soulfuric Deep and Soulfuric Trax which focused on the deeper and trackier side of things. Defected Records have acquired the entire catalogue of the Soulfuric family earlier this year which will be released in early May fully re-mastered digitally, with a "4 to the Floor presents Soulfuric" compilation, remixes of old classics and new signings following later this year. This sampler loaded with eight selected tracks from the one-of-a-kind Soulfuric catalogue is only a glimpse of what is to come... Welcome back Soulfuric Recordings.

Teji featuring Boyd Jarvis - Spiritual blissNext up on Face the Bass Records is the scintillating "Spiritual bliss" by Teji and larger-than-life Boyd Jarvis. Together they truly bless us with a jaw-dropping instrumental production having timeless written all over that is all about the resistless lively musical backing, grand jazzed-up keys and a fantastic organ ride. The paramount remixes are the icing on the cake, with both Anthony K and Shino Blackk adding their distinctive touch, keeping the vibe soulful yet intriguing, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version...

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