Music Reviews

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Groove Junkies & Scott K. featuring Indeya "Higher" (The Remixes Part 1)(MoreHouse Records CD Promo)

In February, Evan Landes (Groove Junkies), Scott K. and singer Indeya gave us the mind-boggling "Higher", now the first of two remix packages has arrived. Kicking things off, the duo of Marques Wyatt & Gabriel Rene deliver a breathtaking tantalizingly deep yet verily soulful rework that lets Indeya's one-of-a-kind vocals and the iconic spoken words by Barbara Ann Teer shine. Next, legendary DJ Pierre goes all out on his unadulterated truly hypnotizing underground-esque workout sure to send the dancers into a frenzy.

Kyle Kim featuring Gordon Chambers "Heartache No 9" (Luyo Superfly Remix)(Double Cheese Records CD Promo)

Kyle Kim's paramount truly glorious remake of the larger-than-life 1979 disco anthem "Heartache No. 9" by Delegation returns in an earth-shattering remix by Luyo taking this gem to a whole new level, with the unmistakable inspiring vocals of Gordon Chambers being accompanied by a mercilessly pounding funked-up backdrop and incredible jazzed-up keys. Jam-packed floors guaranteed...

Douglas Khan featuring Robert Martin "Not too mentioned" (Night Scope Deep Recordings CD Promo)

Night Scope Deep Recordings, one of our favorite underground house music labels, grace us with the fabulous "Not too mentioned" by Douglas Khan and Robert Martin (aka Deep Elementz), most definitely this haunting deep house gem built around pristine underground-esque rhythms, alluring celestial melodies and eminent vocals will send shivers down your spine...

Ewonder featuring Egudileyo "Moyo" (Merecumbe Recordings CD Promo)

In late 2016, Ewonder Records released the afro house bomb "Moyo" by Ewonder, now Merecumbe Recordings present fresh remixes of this gem oozing with the inimitable vocals of Egudileyo. First up, Doug Gomez serves a verily mesmerizing tribaltastic afro-tech workout destined to take over dance floor globally, following is N'Dinga Gaba with his inebriant rendition fueled with heavenly melodies and irresistibly pulsating rhythms.

Boskay featuring Ngwanammu "The African traveller" (Kurai Recordings CD Promo)

South Africa's Boskay returns to Spirit of House with "The African traveller", an awesome utterly hypnotizing afro-deep production guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the relentlessly thumpin' truly deep rhythms, tantalizing melodies and the unique enticing vocals of Ngwanammu. Don't miss out on this top notch afro-deep gem...

Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco "Superstition" (Sunflowermusic Records CD Promo)

In March we introduced you the inaugural release on Sunflowermusic Records (an outstanding re-imagination by Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco of "Race of survival" by Seamus Haji presents Mekkah featuring Stephan Granville), now the second release "Superstition" by Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco is ready. Once again we are taken back in time with this uplifting Disco infused production laced with some blazin' hot samples and cool vocal sprinkles, beyond doubt this track will cause a stir on the dance floor.

Amun Raah featuring AraSoul Sax "One of a kind" (Bodikela Recordings CD Promo)

The first of two new releases on Bodikela Recordings for this week comes courtesy of Joburg based Amun Raah and AraSoul Sax, the glorious "One of a kind" taken from the forthcoming album "Pyramid". In short, "One of a kind" is a super laidback yet seductive slice of afro house bliss oozing with beautiful vocals, sublime saxophone, melodious keys, lovely flute and gentle broken beat tinged rhythms.

Tapes featuring Lebo "Hamba" (Bodikela Recordings CD Promo)

The second new release from Bodikela Recordings is "Hamba" by Tapes and vocalist Lebo, a fantastic afro house production featuring the incomparable emotive vocals of Lebo alongside luscious keys, ethereal chords and compelling rhythms. DeepGallery contribute a superb interpretation oozing with a glamorous warm organic feel that is not to be missed.

Jon Fernandez featuring Morris Revy "Come back to me" (HSR Records CD Promo)

Coming soon to HSR Records is "Come back to me" by DJ/producer Jon Fernandez and singer Morris Revy. To make it short, "Come back to me" is a phantasmagorical soulful production using an infectious organic backing as playground for luscious keys and chords, not to forget to mention the amazing sultry vocals of Morris Revy. The remixes are courtesy of Guido P and Soulbridge both adding their signature soulful touch, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Alex Millet featuring Raye Cole "We're on our way home" (Racing Camel Recordings CD Promo)

Italian DJ/producer Alex Millet and vocalist Raye Cole present a scintillating truly exhilarating four-to-the-floor remake of the Brainstorm classic "We're on our way home" (dating back to 1978), with a contaminous funked-up backdrop leading the way for wicked guitar, lush chords, classy horns and Raye Cole's passionate powerhouse vocals.

Brutha Basil "Purple to the people" (Jack 2 Jazz Records CD Promo)

Now for something a little different... Brutha Basil pays tribute to the late Prince Rogers Nelson (commonly referred to as Prince) with the awe-inspiring truly vigorous "Purple to the people" which combines his one-of-a-kind spoken word poetry with ruthlessly thumpin' rhythms and edgy keys. Nuff said.

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