A huge update with the latest in vocal soulful and afro house music awaits you this week... enjoy !!
Sam De DJ featuring Candyce "Night owl" (Ocha Records Promo)
South Africa's Sam De DJ makes his debut on Ocha Records with the dope "Night owl", beyond the shadow of a doubt this phantasmagorical afro-deep production using downright intriguing rhythms as foundation for the beautiful vocal stylings of Candyce, lush keys and verily tantalizing galactical synths is guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy... Nuff said...
Ayala "Azteca" (Ocha Mzansi Promo)
Coming soon to Ocha Mzansi is the truly one-of-a-kind and ingenious "Azteca" by Ayala, to make a long story short this uncontested verily hypnotizing afro house production is sure to cast a spell on you through the relentless organic musical backing, enchanting melodies and uber cool male spoken vocals. Unquestionably, Ayala's brilliant "Azteca" will set the dance floor ablaze...
Groove Addix featuring Annette Taylor "Faith" (Rocco Rodamaal Remix)(Soulfuric Recordings Promo)
At the beginning of the millennium, Fluential Records dropped the Groove Addix produced "Faith" performed in grand style by Annette Taylor which over the years got remixed by the likes of DJ Spinna, Sunkids, Mateo & Matos, Copyright and others. Now Soulfuric Recordings present a fresh rework by French maestro Rocco Rodamaal who transforms the track into a sure-fire dance floor favorite laced with fervid chunky rhythms and inebriant synth hooks.
George Lesley featuring Andiswa "Izulu" (Doug Gomez Remix)(Merecumbe Recordings Promo)
Back in spring of last year, Merecumbe Recordings graced us with the paramount "Izulu" by South Africa's George Lesley featuring the unique deep-rooted vocals of Andiswa, then beginning of this year stunning remixes by Moroccan afro house maestro Cee ElAssaad followed. Now label head Doug Gomez adds his magical touch, transforming the track into an indisputable afrotastic dance floor weapon that is not to be missed.
Ars Domini featuring Mari Aguiar "Space" (Grooveland Music Promo)
The latest offering from Brazil's Grooveland Music label is "Space" by Ars Domini, a gorgeous sun drenched production featuring the sweet vocal stylings of Mari Aguiar and heavenly keys over a contaminous funktified backdrop. Not to forget to mention the expertly crafted truly stellar remixes by Ponce, Ranes & Zafer and Rob Hayes keeping the vibe soulful and inspiring.
Soulbridge featuring Ms Onyie "Perceptions" (FAM Disco Classic Mix)(HSR Records Promo)
About a year ago, HSR Records unleashed the wonderful "Perceptions" by Italian DJ/producer Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) featuring the vocal talents of Ms Onyie, now this soulful gem returns in a superb rework by FAM Disco who deliver a smooth and melodious classic interpretation that is truly glamorous and perfectly showcases the formidable powerhouse vocals of Ms Onyie.
Steven Stone & Marc Evans "Never give up" (Soulbridge Dream Mix)(Soul Deluxe Recordings Promo)
Turn back the clock to 2011 when were celebrating "Never give up" by Swiss DJ/producer Steven Stone and singer extraordinaire Marc Evans, now this splendorous soulful production returns in a truly glorious uplifting interpretation by Italy's Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) who combines Marc Evans inimitable deeply felt vocals with grand jazzy keys, dreamful chords and a captivating organic backdrop.
SoulLab featuring Mogomotsi Chosen "The message" (KingStreet Records Promo)
Forthcoming to KingStreet Records is "The message" by South African Afro house DJ/production duo SoulLab (Kagiso Mathibe, Kagiso Mokgatle), a verily mesmerizing slice of afro house goodness featuring the emotive vocals of Mogomotsi Chosen alongside entrancing melodies and spell binding rhythms. The remixes are courtesy of Stan Zeff who injects his signature truly addictive touch to take the track to the next level.
Lea & Muzikman Edition featuring Tweety "Songbird" (Open Bar Music Promo)
Open Bar Music present "Songbird" by Lea (Carla Leanna Yip) and Muzikman Edition (William Bagley), to cut right to the chase this wicked afro house production with inexorable tribalesque rhythms leading the way for celestial synths and the incomparable seductive vocals of Tweety is guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor. Oscar P gives the track a somewhat darker feel on his thrilling stripped back rework.
Oscar P "Witness" (2019 Rework)(Wind Horse Records Promo)
We are closing this week with the 2019 remix of "Witness" by Oscar P a track originally released in 2016 through Open Bar Music. Undeniably, this brand new rework built around irresistible 4/4 rhythms, cool vocals by Marvin Brown, sublime jazzy keys and eminent trumpet stabs is pure dance floor dynamite. Completing the package are the 'Afro Rebel Extended Mix' and 'Cromagnum Jazz Mix' taken from the 2016 release.