Pick of the Week: Various "Re-Vibrations: A Remix Collection" (Good Vibrations Music Promo)

Re-Vibrations: A Remix CollectionIn celebration of this years Record Store Day (which took place on April 13), Good Vibrations Music released the much sought-after 2x12" "Re-Vibrations: A Remix Collection" loaded with a total of eight unreleased tracks and remixes by Louie Vega, Jovonn, Sean McCabe, 95 North, Groove Assassin and Black Sonix. Now the compilation comes to digital format in an expanded package including five additional previously unheard interpretations by Karizma (as Kaytronik), IG Culture, QB Smith and Sean McCabe. Without doubt, this verily eclectic and truly outstanding compilation (which has been on heavy rotation at the Spirit of House office over the past few days) full of dazzling re-imaginations of some of the labels most iconic and beloved releases is by no means to be missed... (click on 'Read more' to check out the impressive track list)

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In the Spotlight: Angel-A "True to myself" (LDF Recordings Promo)

Angel-A - True to myselfLiverpool Disco Festival present "True to myself" by Angel-A the inaugural release of their exciting new label venture, LDF Recordings. To make it short, "True to myself" produced by Chicago's own Rahan is a masterly crafted soulful gem with smooth yet infectious deeply groovin' rhythms leading the way for illustrious keys and the unrivaled sultry vocals of Angel-A. Next to the main version, the package includes a super dope dub rework by Karizma that deepens the vibe and is downright hypnotizing. Vinyl aficionados should add quick as the 12" will be a limited release only.

Reviews September 15, 2019

review logoWe hope you enjoy this weeks selection of the latest and best in vocal soulful house as much as we do...

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Pick of the Week: Mousse T. & Peven Everett "Pleasure" (Peppermint Jam Records Promo)

Mousse T. & Peven Everett - Pleasure"Pleasure" by Mousse T and Peven Everett was originally released as the opening track for the "Peppermint Jam Files No. 3" compilation, now this soulful jewel is getting full release complete with dazzling remixes. The original included here in an extended edit is oozing with enthralling dutty rhythms, blissful chords and the unrivaled sultry vocals of Peven Everett. Next we have mind-blowing remixes by Chicago house music legend Glenn Underground who adds his landmark truly unmatched musical science to the track, Crackazat who delivers a lively truly scintillating rendition, and finally Eli Escobar who blesses us with an uber cool dub workout.

In the Spotlight: Livio Mode featuring Shaunte Daurice "I need you" (HSR Records Promo)

 Livio Mode featuring Shaunte Daurice - I need youItalian DJ/producer Livio Mode returns to HSR Records with "I need you", beyond question this is a marvelous soul oozing production which is all about the unmistakable truly fantastic vocals of Shaunte Daurice, illustrious keys and rhodes by Enrico Messina and the infectiously groovin' musical backing. Next to the main vocal version, the package includes a glittering instrumental version putting Enrico Messina's keyboard wizardry center stage.

Reviews September 8, 2019

review logoA huge update with the latest in vocal soulful and afro house music awaits you this week... enjoy !!

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Pick of the Week: T.S.O.N. (TheSoulOfNola) "Blessed & grateful" (Remixes)(ChiNolaSoul Music Promo)

T.S.O.N. (TheSoulOfNola) - Blessed & gratefulThe time has come to present the downright phenomenal remixes of "Blessed & grateful", the towering verily uplifting and soulful masterpiece by T.S.O.N. (TheSoulOfNola aka Shakiel Smith, Nati Hardin and Tracci Lee) laced with truly inspirational gospel tinged male and female vocals. These outstanding remixes have been a secret weapon here at Spirit of House for a few weeks now, indisputably Rick Lenoir,Mike Dunn, Mark Francis, Soultronixx and Soul Slayerz have been been pulling out all the stops to bless us with nothing but the best that soulful and afro house music has to offer. It's next to impossible to pick a favorite version, though our favorites have been the incredible interpretation by Rick Lenoir sure to stand the test of time...

In the Spotlight: Ewonder featuring Emory Toler "Erase my fears" (Ewonder Records Promo)

Ewonder featuring Emory Toler - Erase my fearsComing soon to Ewonder Records is the truly fabulous verily tantalizing "Erase my fears" by Ewonder (Eric Frazier) and vocalist extraordinaire Emory Toler. Beyond question, this dazzling production oozing with the eminent vocals of Emory Toler, enchanting melodies and smooth yet enthralling rhythms will cast a spell on you... Not to forget to mention the remixes by man of the moment Doug Gomez who adds his trademark truly scintillating afro house touch to take the track to a whole different level... By no means to be missed.

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

Abstract Jazz 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 ever popular "Abstract Jazz Vibes" compilation series. Without question, this releases loaded with twenty-five handpicked classics from their evidently inexhaustible back catalogue perfectly showcases the rich tradition of jazz inspired house music, featuring unforgettable gems from an illustrious list of artists such as Ananda Project, Heather Johnson, Blaze, Byron Stingily, Dimitri from Paris, Fish Go Deep, Julius Papp, Dave Warrin, Kerri Chandler, Lenny Fontana, Mind Street, Soul Dhamma, Stephanie Cooke, Kenny Bobien, Joe Claussell, DJ Spen, Anthony Nicholson, Dawn Tallman, Mark Di Meo, Souldynamic and many many more...

Pick of the Week: Ralf GUM featuring Bongi Mvuyana "Used to be" (GoGo Music Promo)

Ralf GUM featuring Bongi Mvuyana - Used to beThe wonderful "Used to be" featuring the vocal talents of Bongi Mvuyana is the latest single taken from Ralf GUM's critically acclaimed fourth studio album "Progressions", undeniably this paramount soulful production oozing with Bongi Mvuyana's unrivaled haunting vocals, sublime horns, illustrious keys, celestial violin and gentle yet intriguing rhythms will make you yearn for more... The cherry on the cake are the outstanding remixes by Opolopo who serves a verily melodious rich organic interpretation, Sir LSG who adds his trademark afro-influenced touch, and last but not least Davide Fiorese whose rendition is verily enchanting and uplifting.

In the Spotlight: Qwestlife featuring Sugarhill Gang, Siedah Garrett & GrandMaster Melle Mel & Scorpio "Fever" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Qwestlife featuring Sugarhill Gang, Siedah Garrett & GrandMaster Melle Mel & Scorpio - FeverOut now on 12" vinyl through Glitterbox Recordings is this phantasmagorical trip down memory line as Qwestlife join forces with legendary Sugarhill Gang, Grammy award-winning vocalist Siedah Garrett and Furious Five members GrandMaster Melle Mel and Scorpio for "Fever", a super dope old school disco/soul/funk/hip hop inspired production sure to cast a spell on you. Not to forget to mention the equally brilliant, silky-smooth and more instrumentally led rework by disco-edit royalty KON.

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