We hope you enjoy this weeks selection of the latest in soulful house music as much as we do...
Phasedeep featuring AyaZungu "I can do better" (EL'z 4th St. and Haledon Vocal Mix)(Kasijams Records CD Promo)
Currently out on promo on Kasijams Records is the splendid afro-house release "I can do better" by Phasedeep and vocalist AyaZungu. The release features an outstanding remix by Deep Elementz who adds his beloved unadulterated deep house touch to turn the song into an underground house music dance floor weapon sure to jam-pack the floor.
Joe Flame "All is fair" ( D#Sharp Records CD Promo)
Joe Flame returns to Spirit of House with the beautiful "All is fair", an utterly soulful production spreading a blissful laidback vibe through the mellow yet intriguingly thumpin' rhythms, grand piano, celestial chords and Joe Flame's one-of-a-kind heartfelt vocals. Next to the 'Original Mix', the release features the beatless 'Piano Mix' which puts the wonderful vocals and piano center stage.
Blaqlup featuring Phume "Goodbye" (Concept L Group CD Promo)
From South African DJ/Producer Blaqlup (aka Errol Munyai) comes "Goodbye", an expertly crafted afro-house gem built around smooth yet enthralling afro-deep rhythms, splendorous keys and chords, wicked guitars and the awesome deeply rooted vocals by songstress Phume Khumalo. In other words, "Goodbye" by Blaqlup and Phume is top-notch soulful afro-house music...
Guido P & Phillip Ramirez "You lift me up" (HSR Records CD Promo)
Next up on HSR Records is the Guido P produced "You lift me up", an enchanting soulful nugget oozing with the unmistakable falsetto vocals of Phillip Ramirez, warm melodious keys, ethereal chords, sweet guitars and a smooth yet captivating organic backing. Most definitely, "You lift me up" is an exhilarating feel-good affair not to be missed...
Paul Heaven, Noelle "Higher love" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Double Cheese Records have been on a roll recently, and they are about to continue their success streak with "Higher love" by Paul Heaven and Noelle, an uplifting slice of summery dance floor goodness fusing a vibrant backdrop with glorious keys and Noelle's incomparable gospel tinged vocals. The 'Heaven Dub' is a no-nonsense prime time dance floor weapon, and lastly there is the gorgeously soulful Nu Disco flavored rework by Bonna.
Arnaud D featuring Rescue Poetix "Mantra" (Remixes)(MoBlack Records CD Promo)
In May of last year, MoBlack Records released the mind-boggling "Mantra" by Arnaud D and renowned spoken word artist Rescue Poetix, now the label presents a massive package of remixes guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy. The remixes are courtesy of Arnaud D himself, M.Caporale, Mephia, Soulface and Ta-Ice, all adding their distinctive truly tantalizing and inspiring afro/afro-deep/deep touch, with each of these remixes spreading a hypnotizing feel you can't resist to dance to...
Kayefi "Oreske" (Greenmoney Recordings CD Promo)
Nigeria's songstress Kayefi makes her debut on Greenmoney Recordings with "Oreske", a stunning afro-soul infused jewel using gentle yet spell binding afro-beat rhythms as playground for glamorous keys, dreamy chords and Kayefi's amazing inimitable vocals. London based producer Major Notes is on remix duty, turning up the heat with afro-tribal rhythms mesmerizing synth melodies.
Frankstar vs Tom E Tutone featuring Kym Sims "Deep in the city" (4th Quarter Music CD Promo)
Forthcoming on 4th Quarter Music is "Deep in the city" by Frankstar (Frank Blythe) and Tom E Tutone (Thomas Arambula), beyond doubt this track is a feel-good anthem guaranteed to set the dance floor on fire thanks to infectious rhythms, sublime piano chords, classic strings and the uplifting vocals of legendary house music diva Kym Sims.
Serious-Man featuring Lydia Scarfo "Bring me joy" (Different Muziq Records CD Promo)
Right in time for summer comes this gorgeous sun drenched production by Aymeric Marquant aka Serious-Man (co-founder of Different Muziq Records) which features the fantastic spirited vocals of Lydia Scarfo alongside inebriant keys, empyreal chords and contaminous organic rhythms, altogether creating an enchanting feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you...
Bootleg Pick: Earth, Wind & Fire "Getaway" (The Groovin Beats Ensemble Edit)(CD-R)
There are many many classic Earth, Wind & Fire songs that have been rocking dance floors for decades, one of them being the funked-up r&b jewel "Getaway" from their 1976 long player "Spirit". Courtesy of The Groovin Beats Ensemble comes a respectful four-to-the-floor re-imagination that keeps the spirit of the original alive yet gives the song a contemporary touch sure to cause a stir on the dance floor...