In the Spotlight: Soulbridge & The Gruv Manics Project featuring Angela Gooden "Are you the one" (HSR Records Promo)

Soulbridge & The Gruv Manics Project featuring Angela Gooden - Are you the oneIn memoriam: Eddie 'EAZE' Coleman (rip) who wrote the lyrics of this timeless song. Italy's Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) and South Africa's The Gruv Manics Project (Molefi Choab) team up with vocalist Angela Gooden for the glamorous "Are you the one", to cut a long story short this splendiferous production fusing the unmistakable powerhouse vocals of Angela Gooden with luxurious keys, heavenly chords and an infectious funked-up musical backing is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

Reviews January 6, 2019

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Album Review: Various "Abstract Afro Vibes" (Nite Grooves 25 Years Essentials)(NiteGrooves Records Promo)

Abstract Afro Vibes (Nite Grooves 25 Years Essentials)The twenty-five year anniversary celebration for the celebrated KingStreet family continues with the truly chameleonic "25 Years Essential" edition of their acclaimed "Abstract Afro Vibes" compilation series. Without doubt, this release perfectly showcases the rich tradition of afro inspired house music released over the past quarter century, featuring twenty-five handpicked classics from their evidently inexhaustible back catalogue. The illustrious list of artists includes Dennis Ferrer, Osunlade, Francois K, Joe Claussell, Kiko Navaroo, DJ Spinna, Ananda Project, Mateo & Matos, DJ Spen, Kerri Chandler, DJ Hiro, Groove Assassin, Fish Go Deep and many many more. This compilation truly is an inspiring journey through the various shades of afro house music...

Pick of the Week: Wipe The Needle & Sheree Hicks "Love of my life" (Vibe Boutique Records Promo)

Wipe The Needle & Sheree Hicks - Love of my lifeLee Gomez, under his Wipe The Needle disguise, teams up with songstress Sheree Hicks for "Love of my life", and what a musical treat this is... To make it short, "Love of my life" is an expertly crafted soulful jewel having timeless written all over, with Sheree Hick's unmatched heartfelt vocals harmonizing perfectly with the illustrious jazzed-up keys, heavenly chords and gentle yet compelling rhythms. Beyond doubt, "Love of my life" is by no means to be missed...

In the Spotlight: Andy Compton & Rogiers "Feel free" (South African Remixes)(Viva Recordings Promo)

Andy Compton & Rogiers - Feel free (South African Remixes)At the beginning of the millennium, Andy Compton (as The Rurals) released two stunning EP's and a full album through Viva Recordings, in late 2016 he returned to the label with the marvelous "Feel free", a timeless slice of utterly soulful deep house oozing with the inimitable haunting vocals of Rogiers. Now this gem is back in superb remixes by Miz-Dee who contributes a verily soulful rendition laced with sublime piano, floaty organ and smoothly groovin' percussive rhythms, and by Lelanga who serves a tantalizing late night interpretation fueled with spacious synth melodies and inexorably pulsating rhythms.

Reviews December 23, 2018

review logoThe final update for 2018 is once again fully loaded with the latest in soulful/afro house music... enjoy !!

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Pick of the Week: BSC featuring Carla Prather "Gotta be present" (Check It Out Records Promo)

BSC featuring Carla Prather - Gotta be presentMaking their debut on Check It Out Records are Edground and Leandro Santana aka BSC (Brazilian Soul Crew) with their phenomenal "Gotta be present" featuring house music diva Carla Prather on vocals. Indisputably, this timeless slice of soulful bliss featuring he unrivaled majestic voice of Carla Prather alongside illustrious jazzed-up keys and an enthralling organic backdrop will make you yearn for more... The cherry om top are the dazzling uber soulful interpretations by Jose Carretas oozing with a dreamy melodious vibe. This stunning release is by no means to be missed...

In the Spotlight: RoneeDeep featuring Ammo Moses "Unpredictable love" (Grooveland Music Promo)

RoneeDeep featuring Ammo Moses - Unpredictable loveSouth Africa's Matimba Rodney Baloyi aka RoneeDeep makes his debut on Grooveland Music with "Unpredictable love", a glamorous verily soulful afro house production laced with the wonderful emotive vocals of Ammo Moses, heavenly keys and smoothly thumpin' rhythms. A superb selection of verily eclectic remixes from the likes of Cocktail DJ, FKA Mash, Echo Deep, Phori Brothers and RoneeDeep as Berean take the song to the next level, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version... Watch out for soulful and deep house interpretations coming soon.

Reviews December 16, 2018

review logoWe keep the heat on with this weeks update loaded with the latest and best in soulful/afro house music... enjoy !!

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Album Review: MoBlack Records presents "Afro House Collection - 5 Years Label Anniversary Compilation" (MoBlack Records Promo)

MoBlack Records presents - Afro House Collection (5 Years Label Anniversary Compilation)Ever since MoBlack Records presented their inaugural release "The Ultimate Afro" by label head MoBlack in December 2013, the label has been on the forefront of the afro house movement. Five years and over 300 releases later, the label unquestionably has become the leader of the afro house scene, with the diversity of artists and styles featured on the label speaking for themselves.In celebration of the 5 years label anniversary, MoBlack Records are about to unleash a mind-blowing compilation which features not less than thirty handpicked tracks from the labels immaculate back catalogue which perfectly showcase the versatility and ingenuity the label is famous and beloved for. Essential.

Pick of the Week: Tamia "Leave it smokin'" (Terry Hunter Remix)(T's Box Records Promo)

Tamia - Leave it smokin' (Terry Hunter Remix)Earlier this year, renowned r&b/soul zinger Tamia returned with the wonderful "Leave it smokin'" (taken from her current album "Passion like fire"), now this timeless r&b jewel is given the soulful four-to-the-floor makeover by Chicago house music legend Terry Hunter who has been pulling all the stops to bless us with a paramount interpretation which fuses Tamia's unrivaled deeply rooted vocals with luxurious jazzed-up keys, grandiose horns, classic strings and gentle yet enthralling rhythms. Without doubt, these Terry Hunter remixes are guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

In the Spotlight: Coflo & Tomahawk Bang "Rumba de Babalu Aye" (Ocha Records Promo)

Coflo & Tomahawk Bang - Rumba de Babalu AyeComing soon to Ocha Records is "Rumba de Babalu Aye" by Coflo and Tomahawk Bang, an absolutely mind-boggling afro house production honoring the Orisha Babalu Aye the deity presiding over the powers of life and death in the Yoruba tradition. "Rumba de Babalu Aye" features a masterly orchestration and enchanting Yoruba chant, coming your way in three equally brilliant yet varied interpretations. A truly ingenious release by no means to be missed...

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