Reviews

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.

Louie Vega & Jay 'Sinister' Sealee starring Julie McKnight - Diamond lifeTurn back the clock to summer 2002 when Distance Music released the paramount "Diamond life" produced by Louie Vega and Jay 'Sinister' Sealee which features the one-of-a-kind vocals of Julie McKnight. This seminal house music anthem returns through 4 to the Floor Records, with the release including the timeless original and Masters at Work mixes from 2002, the Richard Earnshaw and Deep Dish remixes released on Yoshitoshi Records in 2004, the Danism and Copyiright remixes from 2008 (Bargrooves Records) and finally the Kenny Summit and Nikos Diamantopoulos remixes from the 2015 "House Masters" series release.

Once again we bring you only the very best and latest in soulful and afro house music - enjoy !!

Infected Soul & Sinai - Soul survivorFrom the motherland comes "Soul survivor" by Infected Soul (Mpilwenhle Cele) and songstress extraordinaire Sinai, a paramount afro house gem guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. "Soul survivor" is sheer musical bliss, oozing with the incomparable haunting vocals of Sinai, glamorous enticing keys and spelling binding deeply rumblin' rhythms. The cherry on top is the superb truly eclectic selection of remixes by Soulem & Enoo Napa, Abicah Soul, Drumetic Boyz, Benny T and Afro Brothers all adding their signature afrotastic touch, giving you plenty of choices to work the floor at any time of the night.

Mikki Afflick & Georgia Gee - Black coffeeComing soon to Soul Sun Soul Music is the phantasmagorical "Black coffee" by renowned DJ/producer Mikki Afflick and songstress Georgia Cee. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this incredibly mesmerizing production drawing inspiration from The Beloved classic "The sun rising" (which dates back to 1989) will cast a spell on you through the verily intriguing deeply groovin' rhythms, the masterful truly enchanting celestial keys by Jerrell Battle and the inimitable seductive vocals of Georgia Cee. Not to be missed...

Only the very best and latest in soulful and afro house music made this weeks update... enjoy !!

The Rurals - Farmyard Flavours Vol. 2Back in 2001, Seattle based Viva! Recordings released "Farmyard Flavours" by The Rurals on full length CD and two 12" singles, now Peng Records present volume two which includes ten songs recorded around 1995-2001 which were forgotten and only recently discovered when Andy Compton was looking through his DAT collection. The songs feature the silky smooth vocals of Marie Tweek and guest musicians Pete Morris, Charlie Hearnshaw, Gurner, Alex Pamplin and Matt Cundy alongside Andy Compton; as the music was recorded the classic analogue way the sound is very warm and organic. There is plenty of more unreleased music in Andy Compton's archive that will see the light of the day soon...

Rito - Deep experienceForthcoming to TR Records is the first album by Rito (an Italian production duo formed by Riccardo Muratori aka Ricky Mura and Tony Deledda) which features eight tracks, three of which were previously released on TR Records (on "Tony's Traxxx 2015", "Miami Uncuts 2016" and  "Miami Uncuts 2017" respectively). To cut right to the chase, "Deep experience" is a brilliant album ranging from deep house to soulful house that oozes with a fresh truly stylish and unique sound, with an indisputable influence of 90's house music shining through.

Su Su Bobien - Help is on the wayLegendary house music diva Su Su Bobien is back in proper style with the Earl Tutu, John Khan and DJ Spen produced "Help is on the way", currently available on limited vinyl run only (a digital release should follow soon). Beyond doubt, "Help is on the way" is unadulterated gospel house heaven oozing with the unrivaled inspirational vocal prowess of Su Su Bobien, with the vinyl featuring superb uplifting mixes by DJ Spen, Earl Tutu & John Khan built around inexorably thumpin' rhythms and celestial melodies, as well as DJ Spen & Thommy Davis who take us straight to church with their fiery gospel soaked interpretation.