Reviews

Sierra Leone - SoulDJ Randall 'Smooth' Montgomery has been pulling out all the stops for his latest offering on up and rising ChiNolaSoul Music, the paramount "Soul" performed in grand style by New Orleans based singer Sierra Leone whose amazing sultry vocals harmonize perfectly with the illustrious jazzy keys, grandiose trumpet and gentle yet captivating percussive rhythms. The remixes are courtesy of Shino Blackk who adds his signature underground-esque touch, Rick Lenoir who takes us to church with his inspiring organ laced rendition, and Soul Slayerz (Hakeem Syrbram & Tayo Wink) whose lively organic interpretation is guaranteed to make you yearn for more.

Zogri featuring Rescue Poetix - Love messengerWe proudly introduce you to the inaugural release on brand new label Deep Spirit Recordings, the marvelous "Love messenger" by Konstadinos 'Zogri' Zografidis and renowned poetry artist Rescue Poetix. To make it short, this super smooth and melodious soul oozing jewel using gentle percussive rhythms as foundation for sublime jazzy keys, heavenly chords and Rescue Poetix unrivaled spoken word poetry will send shivers down your spine... Next to the fantastic original and instrumental versions, the package features a gorgeous afrocentric rendition sure to cause a stir on the dance floor.

We continue to serve you nothing but the best and latest in soulful house music - enjoy...

Juan Hoerni featuring Chezere & Maurice Smith - Love rewindTo make it short, "Love rewind" by Juan Hoerni and vocalists Chezere and Maurice Smith is a stunning soulful jewel having timeless written all over, coming complete with paramount remixes by Chicago house music legend Terry Hunter. The vintage "Love rewind" uses an utterly contaminous funktified backing as foundation for the immaculate vocal duet by Chezere and Maurice Smith and grandiose jazzy keys, undoubtedly this gem is guaranteed to make you yearn for more... Terry Hunter add his magical soulful touch to take the song to the next level and turn it into a sure-fire dance floor weapon you can't resist to dance to...

Franz vu Letzebuerg & Baskerville Jones - ChameleonFrench label Big Box Recordings return to Spirit of House with a super sexy, truly ingenious slice of ol'skool inspired dance floor goodness... "Chameleon" by Franz vu Letzebuerg and singer/songwriter Baskerville Jones is an inspiring late 70's Disco reminiscent fusion of a verily infectious funked-up backdrop with luxurious keys, classic strings, grand horns, sweet guitar and slick vocals by Baskerville Jones, not to forget to mention the incredible spoken words by Alicia Crawford, Mia Jones and Eric Valentine. Essential...

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Monodeluxe - Lush cityFor the past few years, Alessandro Oliverio (under his Monodeluxe alias) has been delighting the dance music world with his unique lush melodic sound, both with his own productions as well as with stunning remixes for other artists (such as Those Boys, Nteeze & Andy featuring Jaidene Veda or BKT featuring Marie Tweek). Courtesy of Vibe Boutique Records comes a dazzling retrospective aptly titled "Lush city" which features some of his best and most memorable work, with not less than seventeen tracks are included, taking you on an exhilarating journey to his universal truly eclectic musical world.

Michele Chiavarini featuring Tai Malone "- When will I learnUp and rising Soulstice Music continue to bless us with nothing but the best in soulful house music, with the labels latest offering being the phenomenal classic house inspired "When will I learn" bymulti-instrumentalist maestro Michele Chiavarini and vocalist Tai Malone. On all accounts, "When will I learn" is an uplifting truly timeless slice of soulful bliss guaranteed to make you yearn for more, with aspell binding organic backdrop leading the way for dazzling keys and the unrivaled spirited vocals of Tai Malone. Essential...

Sir LSG featuring Clara Hill - CirclesSir LSG is back with "Circles" the second single taken from his forthcoming debut artist album "Moving circles" to be released soon. The spellbinding "Circles" uses enthralling rhythms as foundation for grand jazzy keys, heavenly chords and the unmistakable deep-rooted vocals of Clara Hill. Label head Ralf GUM contributes a darkened yet smooth and melodious verily mesmerizing re-imagination of the song that is guaranteed to make you yearn for more... "Circles" is a truly striking release by no means to be missed.

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4 To The Floor presents Sub-Urban RecordsNext up in the prestigious "4 to the Floor" series is Sub-Urban Records, a New York based underground label that undeniably was one of the most seminal and consistent house music labels in garage and vocal house music history. 4 to the Floor Records pay tribute to this legendary label with this compilation loaded with an awe-inspiring selection of the labels most unforgettable gems from the likes of Key to Life, Lee Genesis, Platinum Doll, Jazz-N-Groove, Deep Zone, B.O.P., Next Phase and Mike Dunn (to name just a few), all of which stood the test of time. Most definitely, listening to these gems from yesteryear is a truly blissful trip down memory lane...

Soulfuric Records SamplerBeyond doubt, Soulfuric Recordings are one of the most renowned and influential labels in soulful house music history, having released some of the genres biggest and memorable classics and anthems since being launched in 1996 by Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy (aka Jazz-N-Groove). Not to forget to mention the sub-labels Soulfuric Deep and Soulfuric Trax which focused on the deeper and trackier side of things. Defected Records have acquired the entire catalogue of the Soulfuric family earlier this year which will be released in early May fully re-mastered digitally, with a "4 to the Floor presents Soulfuric" compilation, remixes of old classics and new signings following later this year. This sampler loaded with eight selected tracks from the one-of-a-kind Soulfuric catalogue is only a glimpse of what is to come... Welcome back Soulfuric Recordings.