This weeks update is truly eclectic and features a couple of surprises - enjoy !!
Tsaikee "Proud of you" / "You wanna" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Greek DJ/producer George 'Tsalikee' Tsalikis joins forces with vocalist Benji Adeyemo for "Proud of you", an utterly uplifting and funky production guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the contaminous funktified backdrop, the wicked guitar riffs and the entrancing keys, not to forget to mention the heartfelt vocals of Benji Adeyemo. Luis Radio contributes an amazing soul drenched rework laced with splendorous keys and smooth yet spell binding rhythms - pure class. Finally, there is the ethereal bonus track "You wanna" which quite simply is a sure-fire dance floor weapon.
Ferrari & Bergamasco featuring Marc Evans "Josephine" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
"Josephine" is one of the most popular and the most successful song by Chris Rea, originally released in 1985 on his "Shamrock diaries" album. Now we can enjoy a jaw-dropping truly respectful four-to-the-floor cover version of this unforgettable classic by Antonello Ferrari and Aldo Bergamasco, featuring the unmistakable vocals of Marc Evans. The feel-good original mix is super soulful and funky, with Marc Evan's unrivaled vocals being accompanied by blissful keys, sweet guitars and and an infectious funked-up backing. On remix duty are Eric Kupper and Opolopo both adding their signature touch, taking the track to the next level. A truly versatile package giving you plenty of choices to work the floor.
Rona Ray "Tell me" (Reconstructed 2015 Mix)(On The Groove Records CD Promo)
In October of 2012, we introduced you to the uplifting "Tell me" by Rona Ray (released through Soul Elevation Music), now this gem returns in a fresh re-imagination by Eric Levan. The 'Reconstructed 2015 Mix' takes the song to deeper grounds, with a pulsating truly relentless backdrop leading the way for Rona Ray's powerful deeply rooted vocals and glamorous keys. Differently put, Eric Levan's new version is a slice of unadulterated underground-esque house music not to be missed...
Marc Cotterell "For those we love" (The Remixes)(Plastik People Digital CD Promo)
The original version of Marc Cotterell's "For those we love" featuring the one-of-a-a-kind seductive vocals from Tears of Velva can be found on the massive "Music is our Mission EP" originally released on vinyl past December, with the digital version available since late April. Now Plastik People Digital present a pair of absolutely wicked remixes. First up is Leigh D Oliver who drops a raw'n'gritty workout combining the vocals with lush keys and ruthlessly thumpin' rhythms, next is Snazzy Trax whose smoothened old skool inspired rendition is built around sublime jazzed-up keys, glorious chords and impellent rhythms.
Tension "The spot" (DeepStitched Records CD Promo)
South Africa's DeepStitched Records grace us with a top-notch deep house release by German DJ/producer Tension whose "The sport" oozes with an utterly tantalizing feel created by deep'n'gentle yet thrilling rhythms, luscious keys and captivating male spoken vocals. The remixes are courtesy of Addex and Taron-Trekka both keeping the vibe deep, melodious and inebriant, giving you the tough choice which of these equally delectable versions to choose for your late night set...
Hanna Hais & Aminata Kouyate "Alina" (Atal Music CD Promo)
Atal Music present the first single taken from Hanna Hais forthcoming third artist album, a collaboration with Aminata Kouyate from Guinea entitled "Alina" produced and mixed by Alex Finkin. To cut a long story short, what we have here is a truly outstanding and utterly hypnotizing ancestral deep house gem guaranteed to send the dance floor into a frenzy thanks to irresistible vibrant rhythms, celestial synth melodies and the sultry vocals of Hanna Hais and Aminata Kouyate. "Alina" is truly ingenious and inspiring - miss at your own risk...
One51 "Together as one" (Duffnote Records CD Promo)
Back in March 2009, "Together as one" by One51 aka Richard Earnshaw and Danny Jones premiered on One51 Records "WMC 2009 Sampler", then in April 2010 the full single release followed. Now this beauty featuring enticing vocals by BK and gorgeous flute by Mart Winning is back for more dance floor action in brand new remixes by Richard Earnshaw who reworks the 2010 'TAO Club Mix' into an utterly compelling affair fueled with his trademark bounce and Est8 whose interpretation oozes with a classic piano driven feel-good vibe. Also included is the previously unreleased 'TAO Jazz Instrumental' version, a truly seductive slice of latin/jazz infused dance floor goodness.
Deep House Pick: DJ FunkyT "Shady worms" (Deeper Shades Recordings CD Promo)
End of December 2013, DJ Funky T presented two super smooth and soulful deep house jewels on the "Shining diamonds" EP, now he returns to Deeper Shades Recordings with the superb "Shady worms" EP. The title track takes you on an exhilarating journey to deepest imaginable territory, with mesmerizing rhythms serving as playground for blissful empyreal synth melodies. DJ Aakmael adds extra layers of percussion and synths and gives the track a heavier feel on his workout - a late night dream... Last but not least, "Stress evasion" is a freaky (not to say manic) slice of deep house laced with psychedelic solo synths and sexy vocal snippets sure to set the floor on fire.