Music Reviews

As usual we bring you only the very best and latest in soulful house music... enjoy !!

Brie Boatang "Speak to me" (FOMP CD Promo)

Courtesy of FOMP comes this fabulous slice of soul oozing afro-deepness produced by South Africa's Vilo which is performed in grand style by Brie Boatang. "Speak to me"  uses gentle tribal-esque afro-percussive rhythms as playground for exquisite jazzy keys and Brie Boatang's unmistakable emotive vocals - to cut a long story short, the result is sheer musical bliss and guaranteed to put a spell on you...

Pirahnahead & Diviniti "Never thought" (Fatsouls Records CD Promo)

Fatsouls Records are back on Spirit of House with a blazin' hot production by Detroit's own Pirahnahead and Diviniti. Not many words are needed to describe this timeless jewel - the beautiful "Never thought" is spell binding yet soulful, with relentlessly pulsating rhythms leading the way for Diviniti's inimitable angelic vocals, jazzy keys and phantasmagorical melodious chords. By no means to be missed. Nuff said.

Various "Ocean Drive Sessions 2014" (Open Bar Music CD Promo)

Right in time for this years Winter Music Conference, Open Bar Music unleash the latest installment in their acclaimed "Ocean Drive Sessions" series featuring nothing but the best in soulful/deep/afro house from an illustrious list of artists which includes Galaxy Group, Rich Medina, Agent X, Jamunjakota, Veja Vee Khali, Neter Supreme, Soul Minority, Oscar P, Swift, Nigel One, Tredamit, Salah Ananse, DJ Peace, Brian Burnside, Milo, Justin Imperiale, Vicky Martin, Zorz Post & Emme, Rescue Poetix, Chinah Maryoung, Davidson Ospina, Rainy Payne and DeepJust.. Highly recommended.

Spiritual Blessings featuring MJ White "World listen" (Gotta Keep Faith Records CD Promo)

The original version of this beauty by Spiritual Blessing and vocalist MJ White can be found on Gotta Keep Faith Records "WMC Miami Sampler 2013", now one year later the full single release is ready to take over dance floors. First up is the uplifting expertly re-touched original version which combines MJ White's signature deeply felt vocals with fiercely thumpin' organic rhythms, grand jazzy piano and heavenly synth melodies. As usual, Gotta Keep Faith Records grace us with an excellent truly eclectic selection of remixes giving you plenty of choices to work the floor, this time around coming from the likes of DJ Umbi, Zulu at Work, QuestionmarQ, Georg Neufeld, DanyB & Mag and finally Drahosh.

Can4House "Yes we can EP" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)

Double Cheese Records introduce us to production team Can4House (Daniele Canfora, Cukiman and Lorenzo aka Butintheweekend) whose quintessential "Yes we can EP" is quite simply mind-blowing. This superb EP features five equally massive tracks, each one guaranteed to jam-pack the floor and send the crowd into a frenzy thanks to contaminous funked-up rhythms, luscious keys and cleverly used vocal samples. A true DJ's delight.

Cubique DJ CB featuring Denny Dugg "Low" (Original Mix)(DeepForestSA CD-R)

This little gem here gives us a taste of what to expect from Cubique DJ CB's forthcoming album "Alter native". "Low" features the amazing deeply rooted vocal stylings of Denny Dugg alongside warm melodious keys over gentle percussive rhythms, altogether spreading a mesmerizing soulful you feel you can't resist to dance to. We can't wait to listen to Cubique DJ CB's album...

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