Reviews

Kyle Kim featuring Sheree Hicks - SometimesKingStreet Records truly have a beauty in their hands with "Sometimes" by DJ/producer Kyle Kim and songstress Sheree Hicks, an expertly crafted soulful gem having timeless written all over featuring the unmatched heartfelt vocals of Sheree Hicks alongside illustrious keys, heavenly chords and enthralling rhythms - sheer musical bliss. Courtesy of Fuminori Kagajo comes a verily mind-blowing interpretation laced with fabulous jazzed-up keys and dulcet rhythms oozing with an enchanting laidback feel guaranteed to make you yearn for more.

Don't miss out on this week's loaded update with the latest and best in soulful and afro house music...

Sheba Jordan  - The Sheba Jordan EPSheba Jordan returns with the phenomenal "The Sheba Jordan EP" to legendary New Generation Records, and we have to admit we truly fell in love with this release with the very first listen... The release includes "7 daze" produced by Shino Blackk (with a remix by Corey Holmes) and "Bottle" produced by Corey Holmes (with a remix by Tony Jesus), both of these songs are sheer musical bliss, with Sheba Jordan's one-of-a-kind haunting vocals guaranteed to send shivers down your spine while the melodious and smooth truly entrancing musical backdrops are sure to get your feet movin'. Put differently, New Generation truly bless us with a timeless soulful jewel by no means to be missed...

Kage - Only youDeep Fusion Records once again have been pulling out all the stops to bring us "Only you", a paramount uber soulful release written and produced by Kagiso Motlhabane aka Kage and Lesley Theko & Sthe Kekana, collectively known as Those Boys. Kage's inimitable deep-rooted vocals truly shine on this timeless soulful production built around illustrious keys and gentle yet enthralling rhythms. Not to forget to mention the magnificent selection of remixes by @rtWork, Claudio La Barca and Grounded Oaks as well as the alternate interpretations by Those Boys, all keeping the vibe soulful yet thrilling, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Dave Anthony featuring Loveascension8 - Written in stoneIn April, Kemet Soul Records was launched with the stellar "Written in stone" compilation, now the title track by label head Dave Anthony which features seductive spoken words by Loveascension8 is getting a proper single release with brand new truly dope remixes by Jackson Brainwave and Denivel Line both adding their magical touch to grace us with utterly hypnotizing deeper than deep workouts laced with empyreal melodies and relentless

Lots of brand new soulful and afro house music to discover this week - enjoy !!

Juan Hoerni - Love on highBack in May of this year, we were celebrating the outstanding "Love rewind" single by Juan Hoerni, now he is back with his second full length album entitled "Love on high" which is nothing short of phenomenal and features collaborations with the likes of Terry Dexter, Maurice Smith, Chezere and Irantzu Pujadas, as well as remixes of of selected songs by none other than legends Roy Davis Jr, Terry Hunter and JoVonn. Once again, the exceptionally gifted Juan Hoerni has been pulling out all the stops to truly bless us with a towering and verily eclectic album showcasing his versatility and ingenuity as a music artist, effortlessly moving from one genre to another. Beyond doubt, the vocal and instrumental jewels included on "Love on high" take you on an blissful musical journey you wish would never end...

Radiolab featuring Emilie Chick - No time to fallNext up on Merecumbe Recordings will be the splendiferous "No time to fall" by South Africa's Radiolab and vocalist Emilie Chick. The original is a mind-boggling acoustic rendition with Emilie Chick's gorgeous sultry vocals being accompanied by dazzling guitars, sublime jazzy keys and dulcet rhythms. Label head Doug Gomez contributes an illustrious afro house interpretations enriched with glamorous jazzy keys that oozes with a melodious and soulful yet resistless feel, and from George Lesley comes a magnificent soulful house rendition fueled with precious jazzed-up keys and heavenly chords.

Rhemi featuring Leon Dorrill - In the skyForthcoming to Rhemi Music is the truly paramount "In the sky" by Rhemi (the dynamic duo of Neil Pierce and Ziggy Funk) and singer Leon Dorrill. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, "In the sky" is guaranteed to make you yearn for more, with gentle yet enthralling rhythms leading the way for luxurious keys and classy organ, not to forget to mention the fabulous heartfelt vocals of Leon Dorrill. Rhemi continue the tradition to include an absolutely jaw-dropping 'Dub Mix' in the package, undeniably this fierce organ driven version will set the dance floor on fire...

Another week has passed so the time for a fresh update has come - enjoy !!

Michele Chiavarini, Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco feat Cheryl Porter - I'm so aliveForthcoming to up and rising Sunflowermusic Records is this phenomenal soulful gem guaranteed to make you yearn for more... "I'm so alive" is a breathtaking collaboration by Michele Chiavarini, Antonello Ferrari and Aldo Bergamasco with gospel singer Cheryl Porter to be released in two parts in the months of September and October, with the first part featuring a superb gospel house rendition by Michele Chiavarini laced with glamorous jazzy keys, resistlessly thumping rhythms and Cheryl Porter's unrivaled uplifting gospel tinged vocals, and a captivating 'Club Mix' by Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco oozing with a fierce feel-good vibe. The second part features excellent alternate interpretations by Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco, first up is the energetic 'Meltemi Sole Club Mix' perfect for prime time play, followed by the inspiring soul/jazz/funk influenced 'Extravaganza Club Mix'.

From P60 & Jaidene Veda - Your loveThe latest single taken from Jaidene Veda's phenomenal "Heart of gold" album is the masterly crafted "Your love" produced by From P60 (Zoltan Nagy). The original is a laidback verily soulful jewel oozing with Jaidene Veda's one-of-a-kind sultry vocals, enticing keys and dulcet rhythms. From Jaidene Veda comes the beautiful 'Nu-Jazz Vocal' re-edit of the original which introduced a gorgeous jazzy saxophone, Jazzmatik contribute two equally superb soul infused interpretations fueled with grand jazzy piano, and last but not least Fromwood delivers an amazing deep house rendition perfect for late night, early morning play.