We hope you enjoy this week selection of the latest soulful tunes as much as we do...
Abstract Source featuring Elliot Chapman "Day to night" (Large Music CD Promo)
UK based producer and DJ Abstract Source (Jules Dickens) drops a phenomenal slice of deep house music entitled "Day to night" which features the impressive emotive vocals by soul singer and songwriter Elliot Chapman. Russ Gabriel contributes two energetic remixes oozing with his trademark analog minimalistic truly entrancing sound, Deep Future delivers a mind-blowing utterly hypnotizing late night rendition, and last but not least Leon Sweet turns the track into a blissful Nu-Disco gem.
Sean Smith featuring Carla Prather "So gone" (Smooth Agent Records CD Promo)
The next release on Smooth Agent is courtesy of label head Sean Smith who joins forces with songstress Carla Prather on "So gone", a wonderful production using dulcet latinensque percussive rhythms as playground for classic jazzy piano, lovely synths and Carla Prather's inimitable deeply rooted vocals. On remix duty are French duo Greg Gauthier & Alex Finkin whose enchanting soul oozing interpretation is laced with luscious keys and sublime organ, and Denz Deverez whose deep dub is an inebriant truly melodious late night affair.
Mikey G "All my love" (Soulful Evolution Records CD Promo)
Soulful Evolution grace us with a contemporary twist on Luther Vandross all time classic "Never too much" (taken from the same titled 1981 album) by Mikey G whose glamorous re-imagination of the song is guaranteed to put a spell on you thanks to the gentle yet thrilling rhythms, grand keys by none other than Scott Wozniak, not to forget the beautiful velvety vocals.
Gigi Testa "Anikulapo" (Tribe Records CD Promo)
Italian producer/DJ Gigi Testa makes his debut on Tribe Records with this truly breathtaking slice of afro-deepness - the absolutely relentless truly mesmerizing tribalesque rhythms together with the wicked vocals, blissful saxophone and exhilarating keys are guaranteed to send the floor into a frenzy. The remixes from Shelter, Souldynamic and Felix Combo take the track to the next level, giving you plenty of choices to work the floor.
Beyond Tone featuring Ceri of Beyond Tone "Master the universe" (FOMP CD Promo)
Beyond Tone's charming "Matter of the universe" will take you on an enlightening journey to deepest imaginable grounds, with deeper than deep sweet percussive rhythms leading the way for ethereal synth melodies and Ceri of Beyond Tone's soft mystical spoken word poetry. The 'Tecknic Remix' keeps the vibe hypnotizing yet gets even deeper, giving the track a richer slightly more electronic feel perfect for late night, early morning play.
Deep Elementz featuring Yes "Lonely heart" (Remix)(Night Scope Deep Recordings CD Promo)
"Owner of a lonely heart" is a song by the English progressive rock band Yes from 1983 (it was the first track and single from their eleventh studio album 90125) which has been sampled by various artists including Michael Jackson and Frank Zappa. From the minds of Deep Elementz comes the very first deep house rework of the song which combines the original lead and hook vocals with unadulterated old school infused rhythms (that uber funky bassline by Clay Bradshaw is off the chain) and glorious synth strings by Black Orchestra. The result speaks for itself - unadulterated underground house music...
Hippie Torrales & Benji Candelario featuring LT Brown "Kumbale" (Transitori Music CD Promo)
Legendary producers Hippie Torrales and Benji Candelario join forces with powerhouse vocalist LT Brown for "Kumbale", a feel good production built around a ruthlessly stompin' funktified backdrop, celestial synth melodies and LT Brown's incomparable passionate vocals. The 'Bump Mix' gives the track a deeper feel yet keeps the energy up. Drop either of the mixes and watch the dance floor erupt...
Various "FOMP Network Sampler" (FOMP CD Promo)
The "FOMP Network Sampler" features an eclectic selection of current and forthcoming releases from the labels FOMP is managing - namely FOMP, We Go Deep, Hood Natives Productions, Under Pressure Records, 6th Avenue Recording and TAM Digital. A highlight of the sampler are the remixes of "Unexpected" by Luka featuring Beesting (one of the choice cuts from his highly acclaimed "Love & Light Project" released last year), with Rancido Soul, DJ Tipz and Marubini Musiq taking this beautiful deep gem to all new heights. "Beauty in me" by Ona M featuring Rocio Starry is a delectable slice of soul oozing deep house not to be missed, and for the lovers of mid-tempo deep house there is the gorgeous "Voices" by SweetTuth fueled with sexy vocals and empyreal melodies. From DJ Fale & Blade comes "Wondering" previously available on the "The Preface EP (WMC 2014 Sampler)", next we have Soul Varti's entrancing "Above the horizon". Following are the mind-boggling "So happy" by Kul-Chad Soul (from his "Million Colors" EP) and the deep'n'dreamy "Black sunshine" from Stax Mago (from his "Lovery" release). Finally, there is the laidback jazz infused "What is underground" by Lex De Angello & Soul K. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, lots of freshly brewed gems to discover...
M. Caporale "Dadole" (House Tribe Records CD Promo)
Steve Paradise "Zultan" (Una Mas Recordings CD Promo)
We are closing this weeks update with two massive tracks. First up we have "Dadole" from Massimiliano Caporale, a stunning afrotastic production infused with elements from soul, jazz and funk - the funky guitar together with the jazzy saxophone, warm melodious keys and infectious backing are guaranteed to set the floor on fire. Next up is "Zultan" by Steve Paradise, a jaw-dropping absolutely merciless slice of afro-deepness sure to cause a stir thanks to hypnotizing afro-tribal rhythms and ravishing atmospheric melodies. Pablo Fierro contributes a superb remix, adding his beloved distinctive touch - listen to the almost one-minute long breakdown, surely this will have the dancers go wild and crazy...