So many soulful gems to discover this week - enjoy !!
Kimara Lovelace "When can our love begin" (2016 Remixes Part 2)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Beginning of March, we introduced you the stunning 2016 remixes by Earl TuTu & John Khan who join forces with DJ Spen of the iconic 1998 anthem "When can our love begin" produced by Roland Clark and performed in grand style by house music diva Kimara Lovelace. Now comes part two featuring jaw-dropping alternate mixes of this unforgotten gem giving the track an inspiring old skool inspired feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you. Also included are the Richard Earn shaw remix from 2008 and mixes by Hex Hector and Timmy Regis ford from back in the day.
Da Kruk x Stones & Bones "Dream Afrika" (House of Stone CD Promo)
Motherland's Da Kruk and Stones & Bones team up for "Dream Afrika", to cut right to the chase this is afro house music at its best, with utterly spell binding afrotastic rhythms leading the way for heavenly chords, sweet guitars and grandiose saxophone solo, not to forget to mention the beautiful haunting vocals. In other words, "Dream Afrika" is not to be missed...
Stones & Bones featuring T-Phonix "AmaGuitar" (CD Promo)
Over the course of four days, South Africa's Stones & Bones went to the studio with T-Phonix, the result are four wonderful 'Amapiano' tracks that will be released over the coming four weeks. The first one to see the light of the day is "AmaGuitar", a super smooth yet captivating track using a gentle organic backdrop as foundation for luscious warm keys and glamorous guitar.
FNX featuring Said Rifai "Ghomari" (MoBlack Records CD Promo)
Moroccan DJ/producer FNX takes us on an utterly hypnotizing journey to ethnic afro house music territory, beyond the shadow of a doubt the utterly infectious afro-tribal rhythms together with the inebriant synth melodies, gorgeous flute and the enthralling vocals are guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy. Quite simply essential.
Alex Millet featuring Soosmooth "In and out of love" (HSR Records CD Promo)
Italian DJ/producer Alex Millet is back on HSR Records in proper style with "In and out of love" featuring the powerhouse vocals of Soosmooth. The lively 'Original Mix' combines Soosmooth passionate r&b styled vocals with grand jazzy keys, dreamy chords and a verily contaminous funked-up backing, with the 'Soul Mix' relaxing the vibe to give the track a more laidback truly glorious soul-funky feel.
33 Spins featuring Phillip Ramirez "I love house music" (Kaleydo Prestige Records CD Promo)
Courtesy of Roberto Angiari, Max Montorio and Luca Guacciano, collectively known as 33 Spins, comes the feel-good summery anthem "I love house music" which features the inimitable falsetto vocals of legendary vocals Phillip Ramirez, sublime alto saxophone, classy guitars and lush keys over an infectious old school disco-funk infused backdrop. The 'Club Mix' gives the track a straight 4/4 floor feel, while the 'Too Deep Mix' strips back on the vocals and deepens the vibe.
Sudad G featuring Tascha Johnson "Heaven knows" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Beginning of the year, Sudad G and songstress Tascha Johnson presented the sorcerous "Won't give up", now the follow-up single "Heaven knows" is here. To make it short, "Heaven knows" is an uplifting slice of soulful sun drenched bliss, fusing Tascha Johnson incomparable heartfelt vocals with exquisite keys and an energetic funktified groove. H@k transforms the track into a gentle and melodious yet tantalizing afro house affair, and finally Justice League contributes a marvelous uber soulful rendition oozing with a charming vibe.
H@k "Irin ajo" / "Okha" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Most definitely, Greek afro house artist H@k presents two brilliant afro house dance floor weapons guaranteed to jam-pack the dance floor. "Irin ajo" is on a laidback tip, with dulcet yet intriguing afrocentric rhythms leading the way for cool vocals and enticing melodies, while "Okha" is a truly hypnotizing affair built around enchanting atmospheric melodies and ruthlessly thumpin' riddims.