Another week in summer, another weekly update full of soulful gems for you...
Gloria Gaynor featuring Dave Doyle "All the man that I need" (Dave Doyle Remix)(Promark Music CD Promo)
Back in 2002, Logic Records released Gloria Gaynor's "I wish you love" album which includes the gorgeous "All the man that I need", now ten years later the song returns in a fresh uplifting interpretation by Dave Doyle using a thrilling yet soulful funk soaked backing as playground for Gloria Gaynor's inimitable vocals, classing strings and glamorous keys. Jam packed floors guaranteed...
Sofy Encanto "Once again" (Remixes)(SofiTone Records CD Promo)
MixkidMuzik featuring Meli Dee "I.R.A. (international ravers anthem)" (Jack 2 Jazz Records CD Promo)
The wicked "I.R.A. (international ravers anthem)" by UK's MixkidMuzik is a trip down memory lane, taking you back to the time when 'UK Garage' was ruling the dance floors with its deep infectious rhythms, glorious melodies and enticing vocals. All of which can be found here, with Meli Dee's enticing vocals being accompanied by classy keys and old school inspired rhythms.
Exclusive Preview: Rebecca Ferguson "Run free" (Alex Mattei Remix)(CD-R)
Exclusive Preview: Conya Doss "The one" (Manousos Remix)(CD-R)
Exclusive Preview: Jill Scott featuring Anthony Hamilton "So in love" (Cubanix Remix)(CD-R)
We know it has been a while, but we are back with a selection of the best exclusives and bootleg we got in recent weeks... First up is Alex Mattei's respectful four-to-the-floor rendition of the beautiful "Run free" by British soul singer Rebecca Ferguson (taken from her debut album "Heaven") which lets her amazing voice shine, next is Manoli Manousakis who reworks Conya Doss' "The one" (from her 2006 album "Love rain down") into a captivating deeply thumpin' affair which stays true to the vibe of the wonderful original version, and last but not least we have Cubanix whose uber cool re-edit of "So in love" by Jill Scott (taken from her long player "The Light of the Sun", an adorable summery duet with Anthony Hamilton) is sheer musical bliss, using just the seducing parts of the original to create something truly special.
Kenny Bobien & Swift of DJN Project "What a way" (Part 3)(Sugar Groove CD Promo)
Back in June of last year, the eternal "What a way" was released, a song that became an instant classic thanks to Kenny Bobien's unmistakable falsetto vocals, glorious melodies and a smooth yet thrilling four-to-the floor backdrop by DJN Project. Earlier this year the song returned on Sugar Groove Records, including the timeless original version and remixes by Carlos Vargas, Jeremias 'FTL' Santiago and Juan Sanchez. Now Sugar Groove present the remixes by John Crockett who delivers an impetuously thumpin' version laced with his beloved keyboard and organ solos as well as a celestial deeper version, Phil Hooton who contributes a magnum opus with his two masterly orchestrated deep laidback interpretations, and finally Slikk Tim whose fierce workout is funky as hell.
Tony Wes "Don't kno what 2 do" (Mantree Records CD Promo)
Hot on the heels of "My joy" by Dena Brown comes the next dance floor bomb by Mantree Records, courtesy of Tony Wes and his wicked "Don't kno what 2 do". The track is produced by Rasmir Mantree in his signature style, oozing with his beloved spell binding sounds and deep contaminous rhythms, while Tony Wes impresses with his sultry rendition of the lyrics. As usual this intoxicating affair comes in various equally great variations, each of them guaranteed to set the dance floor on fire. Underground house music at its best - highly recommended.