Reviews

Luca Lala featuring Angel-A - ChangedItalian DJ/producer Luca Lala joins forces with songstress Angel-A (Angela Tarrant) for "Changed", a phenomenal soulful production guaranteed to send shivers down your spine through the unmistakable sultry vocals, spoken words and jazz-scatting of Angel-A, illustrious keys, grand vibraphone, heavenly strings and the supremely organic truly spell binding yet smooth backdrop. Next to the fantastic vocal version, the package features an absolutely irresistible dub, an instrumental and the full acapella. Essential.

DJ Funky T featuring Wanda Baloyi - Can't deny itSouth Africa's DJ Funky T (Simon Boitumelo Mosia) presents "Can't deny it", the stunning first single taken from this forthcoming debut album "Reincarnation" scheduled for a release in early 2018. Undeniably, the paramount truly splendiferous "Can't deny it" featuring the gorgeous deep-rooted vocals and jazz-scatting of Wanda Baloyi alongside luxurious keys, blissful chords and gentle yet enthralling rhythms will make you yearn for more... A timeless soulful gem not to be missed.

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Groove Junkies, Reelsoul & Mijan - From withinBack in 2000, Groove Junkies (Evan Landes) teamed up with vocalist extraordinaire Mijan for the uplifting "Music is life" (released through Champion Records), now they are back together and collaborate with William 'Reelsoul' Rodriquez on a dazzling interpretation of Rickie Byars Beckwith's gospel staple "From within". Beyond the shadow of a doubt, they bless us with a phenomenal slice of soulful bliss guaranteed to stand the test of time, with Mijan's paramount inspiring vocals being accompanied by illustrious keys and gentle yet spell binding rhythms. Both the 'Mo Hump Mix' and 'Sunday Mornin Mix' included in the release are truly stunning and are guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

Ezel featuring Mike City - All this timeA couple of months ago, Ezel launched his brand new label Bayacou Records in proper style with the superb afro house EP "Origins", now the second single "All this time" featuring singer Mike City is ready. Most certainly this timeless slice of soul oozing bliss featuring the beautiful emotive vocals of Mike City alongside luxurious keys, heavenly chords and enthralling rhythms will send shivers down your spine. The 'Bayacou Dub' is an entrancing journey to deeper verily atmospheric realms spreading a hypnotizing feel sure to cast a spell on you.

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Roy Davis Jr. - GabrielEvery now and then, this all-time dance music classic arrives in our mailbox as a remake/cover version, however none of these ever matched the ingenuity and beauty of the original Roy Davis Jr. masterpiece from 1996. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this garage/house music anthem laced with brilliant trumpet hooks and Peven Everett's unmistakable sultry vocals has stood the test of time and sounds still fresh and amazing today.

Namy featuring Tracy Hamlin - Love yourselfJapanese DJ/producer Namy launches his new label Spirit Soul Records in proper style with "Love yourself" featuring the inimitable vocal stylings of Tracy Hamlin. Undeniably, "Love yourself" is a phantasmagorical slice of timeless soulful bliss oozing with the amazing emotive vocals of Tracy Hamlin, luxurious jazzed-up keys, heavenly chords and a gentle yet spell binding organic backdrop. From DJ Fudge comes a superb verily enchanting interpretation laced with lovely guitar, sublime keys and thrilling percussive rhythms guaranteed to make you yearn for more.

Brian Nance - Northern light selectionzNext up on up and rising Stellar Disco Records comes the jaw-dropping "Northern light selectionz" EP by Brian Nance. First up is "Just be", a glorious slice of laidback soul oozing deepness featuring a grandiose trumpet by Kafele and glamorous vocals by Bes. Courtesy of Kiko Navarro comes a spiced-up instrumental take putting the trumpet center stage, and Slotta transforms the track into an entrancing soulful gem fueled with lush keys, sweet guitar licks and a fetching organic backing. Finally, the release includes "Chamber tonez" and "Fantasy garden" both of which are ingenious deep house cuts drawing inspiration from the legends of the genre.

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DJ Randall Smooth, Sybil Shanell - HeavonBeyond the shadow of a doubt, up and rising ChiNolaSoul Music continue to bless us with nothing but the best in soulful house music with their next release "Heavon" by DJ Randall 'Smooth' Montgomery and vocalist Sybil Shanell. "Heaven" is a truly paramount production perfectly showcasing the inimitable emotive vocals of Sybil Shanell and the unmistakable enthralling yet soulful and melodious sound of DJ Randall 'Smooth' Montgomery. The verily eclectic remixes are courtesy of DJ Erv and Rick Lenoir both serving amazing uber soulful interpretations, and Soul Slayerz (Hakeem Syrbram & Tayo Wink) who deliver an inspiring gospel tinged rework.

@rtwork featuring Unqle Chriz - NeverComing soon to Deep Fusion Records is "Never", the debut single by @artwork (aka the duo of George Lesley and Soultronixx) and vocalist Unqle Chriz. To cut right to the chase, "Never" is a splendiferous slice of soulful house oozing with the unique deep-rooted vocals of Unqle Chriz, sublime jazzy keys, dreamy chords and gentle yet compelling rhythms. Put differently, top-notch soulful house music having timeless written all over...