- Parent Category: Reviews
- Created on Saturday, 15 September 2012 16:51
- Written by Mike Fossati
We are back for another week with nothing but the best and latest in soulful house music... enjoy !!
Alex Ander & Deep Grounder featuring Virag "Take me there" / "Tonight" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
KingStreet are about to drop a stunning release featuring two wonderful songs from producers Alex Ander and Deep Grounder (Urs Diethelm & Ralph Grieco) featuring the inimitable vocals of Virag. First up is the uplifting soul-funk inspired "Take me there" impressing with Virag's super-sweet rendition of the lyrics, warm melodious keys and intoxicating funk drenched rhythms. The remixes are courtesy of Eric Power B who contributes a silky-smooth interpretation, Carlos Vargas who serves a delicious deep'n'funky rework, and Kort who turn up the heat for prime time play. Next up are slammin' remixes of "Tonight" (the funktastic original version was previously released on King Street's "Miami 2012" sampler) by URH who reworks the track into a deeply groovin' jazz flavored affair, Jon Silva whose spellbinding deep remix oozes with a lush old school vibe, and last but not least there is a fiercely thumpin' dub by GeroTone sure to set the floor on fire.
Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro featuring Amor "Lovery" (Louie Vega Remix)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
In February, the magical "Lovery" by Spain's Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro was released, complete with celestial renditions by Osunlade. Now "Lovery" returns in brand new remixes by Louie Vega who takes the track a whole new level with his mind blowing interpretation combining the unmistakable vocals with heavenly keys and smooth yet mesmerizing percussive rhythms. Also included is the 'Nu Dip Dub' by Tuccillo, a hypnotizing excursion through funky deep house territory laced with enchanting melodies.
Namy featuring Josh Milan "From now on" (Aki Bergen & Daniel Jaze Remix)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Here we have a taster of next release by Japanese producer Namy (Yutaka Takanami), the follow-up to his acclaimed collaboration with jazz vocalist Monday Michiru titled "There she stands". On "From now on" Namy joins forces with Josh Milan whose touching vocals are coupled with freaky synth melodies and contaminous deep rhythms on Aki Bergen & Daniel Jaze's amazing tech-soul flavored workout. Look out for further remixes by Josh Milan and DJ Spen & N'Dinga Gaba, as well as for the original version.
Exclusive Preview: Glenn Gregory featuring Charles Cooper "Music and paradise" (CD-R)
We here at Spirit of House are extremely proud to exclusively introduce you to this jewel by DJ/producer Glenn Gregory and vocalist Charles Cooper. The utterly soulful "Music and paradise" is built around smooth yet infectious percussion enriched rhythms, seductive vocals by Charles Cooper, grand jazzy piano and heavenly synth melodies, altogether spreading an uplifting soulful feel you can't resist to dance to.
John-Carol featuring Gisela Gold "Just sayin'" (Peng Africa CD Promo)
The saga continues as Peng Africa present another soulful masterpiece by no means to be missed. They introduce us to producer John-Carol Bukenya and songstress Gisela Gold whose "Just sayin'" is a beautiful timeless production - the emotive vocals by Gisela Gold, the grand jazzy piano and ethereal synth melodies combined with the deep mellow groove make this something truly special. But this is not all as the release includes a stellar selection of remixes from the likes of Lilac Jeans, Blackjean, Kevin Visto, DJ Fale and Lele X all adding their distinctive soulful touch. Essential.
Vick Lavender featuring Breeze "The calling (what's your fantasy)" (Abicah Soul Remixes)(Sophisticado Records CD Promo)
Originally released in May of this year, Vick Lavender's masterly "The calling (what's your fantasy)" returns in breathtaking remixes by Chicago legend Abicah Soul who injects his signature deep melodious touch to take this beautiful song to all new heights - the phenomenal vocals by Breeze, sublime jazzy keys, wonderful synth melodies and infectiously deep percussive rhythms are guaranteed to jam-pack the floor...
GOFFunk featuring Belle Erskin "Sucker for your love" (Drum Records CD Promo)
Drum Records present the massive "Sucker for your love" courtesy of GOFFunk and songstress Belle Erskin - let us direct your attention straight to the stand-out mixes... First and foremost, there is the ingenious nu-disco dub by Roby Sarterelli which takes you on a trip down memory lane and features lots of twists and turns guaranteed to send the crowd into a frenzy. Next are Spiritual Blessings who are pulling out all the stops on their glorious deep remixes oozing with lush melodies and truly soulful yet deep spell binding rhythms. Completing the package are mixes by House Device, Nimas Groove and Yohann Levems.
Joe Flame "Dreams" (D#Sharp Records CD Promo)
It has been a while since we first reviewed Joe Flame's "Dreams" (it was November 2011), now finally this soulful deep house gem featuring Joe Flame's unmistakable vocals alongside melodious keys and chords which are perfectly arranged over thrilling deeper than deep rhythms has found its way to the digital music stores. The package includes three equally fantastic yet distinct versions, all oozing with a genuine underground vibe that is guaranteed to set the floors on fire. One perfect for late night / early morning play.
Deep City Soul & Darryl D'Bonneau "Bump it out" (Bump Trax CD Promo)
The Deep City Soul crew joins forces with the one and only Darryl D'Bonneau for "Bump it out", an amazing slice of old skool inspired soulful house built around Darryl D'Bonneau's stunning vocals, glorious melodies and a relentlessly bouncin' backdrop - watch the dancers go wild on the floor whenever you drop this gem... Remixes are courtesy of James Dexter, Scott Diaz, Jeremy Sylvester and Samson Lewis all adding their signature touch, giving you plenty of choices to work the crowd. In other words, a track guaranteed to rock the floors for months to come...
Tiago AZ featuring BMP "Sweet lover" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
The fourth release on Double Cheese Records is courtesy of Portuguese duo Tiago AZ and BMP who present something truly special with the romantic "Sweet lover", a spell binding production featuring sultry vocals alongside silky atmospheric melodies over deep and soulful yet mesmerizing rhythms. Luyo turns the track into an uplifting soul-funk inspired feel-good affair, while Mauritzio takes the track to deeper grounds on his slightly dark percussive workout fueled with spacy melodies.