It may be cold outside but we are sure this weeks selection of soulful tunes will bring warmth to your heart... enjoy !!
Timmy Regisford "At the club" (Sean McCabe Remix)(Tribe Records CD Promo)
When Tribe Records released Timmy Regisford's massive "At the Club" album at the beginning of 2011, the title track which features sultry vocals by Lynn Lockamy had already become a club anthem. Later in September of the same year, superb remixes by Da Capo, Rocco and DJ Mbuso were released, which were followed in May of this year by stunning remixes by France's Claude Monnet. The saga of this epic club track continue as the label now gives us fabulous new interpretations by Sean McCabe who graces us with another one of his compelling truly soulicious funk infused remixes, turning the track into an all time classic guaranteed to be heard in clubs for years to come.
Swift featuring Theo Lawson "Afro hard" (Tribe Records CD Promo)
Finally this amazing afrotastic gem (a secret weapon here at Spirit of House since the Winter Music Conference 2012) is getting a well deserved release. "Afro hard" by Ruben 'Swift' Vidal uses absolutely resistless afro percussive rhythms as playground for Theo Lawson's one-of-a-kind African vocals and luscious keys, altogether spreading a contaminous vibe you can't resist to dance. On remix duty is FTL (Jeremias Santiago) whose masterly crafted truly mind-blowing rework is the perfect choice for those deeper moments of the night.
Circle of Funk featuring Lifford Shillingford & Natasha Watts "Double trouble" (Slapped Up Soul CD Promo)
What an incredible slice of soulfulness we have here courtesy of Circle of Funk who join forces with Lifford Shillingford and Natasha Watts for "Double trouble", a wonderful production oozing with nothing but soul. In other words, the emotive vocals by Lifford Shillingford and Natasha Watts combined with enticing melodies and gently bubbling rhythms are guaranteed make you yearn for more... The 'More Trouble Mix' slightly turns up the heat, giving the song a lovely old school inspired boogie-esque feel, while Wipe the Needle contribute a gorgeous interpretation oozing with a sublime deep flavor perfect for late night, early morning play.
Deep City Soul "Take you back" (Bump Trax CD Promo)
Lets keep it sweet and short on this one... If you're looking for unadulterated underground flavored deep house infused with a touch of old school, check out the latest offering from Deep City Soul titled "Take you back". What you get is an exhilarating slice of pristine and raw deepness from the underground guaranteed to put spell on you thanks to thrilling rhythms and entrancing melodies. Nuff said.
DJ Punch featuring T-Wise "Are U Lincoln Park ??" (In the Zone Records CD Promo)
We gotta warn you... When you drop "Are U Lincoln Park ??" by DJ Punch there will be mayhem on the dance floor - bass heavy absolutely merciless rhythms combined with T-Wise's wicked vocals, lush keys and cool samples are guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy... Then there is part two, a stripped back alteration giving the track a deeper somewhat relaxed feel. Next are a couple of fantastic re-imaginations by DJ Punch of unforgotten classics: "Forever" by The Jackson 5, "Thriller" by Michael Jackson,"Haven't been funked enough" by ExTra, "All around the world" by Lisa Stansfield, "Loving is really my game" by Brainstorm, "I'm every woman" by Chaka Khan and "I don't love you anymore" by Teddy Pendergrass.
Sheree Hicks & RaShaan Houston "Your only" (Liberate Recordings CD Promo)
Courtesy of Liberate Recordings comes this marvelous duet titled "Your only" written and produced by Sheree Hicks and DJ Sean Ali of Sol4force. This beautiful production combines the unmistakable heartfelt vocals Sheree Hicks and RaShaan Houston with melodious key and a smooth yet spell binding funk drenched backing - sheer musical bliss. But this is not all as you also get a selection of stellar remixes from Chris Nigel, Francesco Cofano and Pablo Angel, as well as an alternate interpretation from Sean Ali himself.
Stacey Mallory "Illusions" (4 Real Records CD Promo)
Earlier this year (in April to be precise), Stacey Mallory made his return to Spirit of House with a couple of jaw-dropping releases, now he is back again with "Illusions", a dazzling deep house gem using deeply thumpin' absolutely irresistible rhythms as playground for empyreal keys and chords, altogether spreading a mesmerizing feel guaranteed to cause a stir on the floor...
Boy Orlando "I get a feeling (thats so divine)" (Playmore Music CD Promo)
Remember "I'll play the fool" by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band? This song from 1976 features the memorable vocal line "I get a feeling (that's so divine)" which is worked to full effect on this track by Boy Orlando (we are sure you know who is behind this alias). Not much needs to be said about this track besides it's an uplifting Disco-House stomper spreading a feel good vibe sue to rock the floor...
Bluesoil featuring Diana Waite "No matter" (Drum Records CD Promo)
What a beauty we have here... Diana Waite wrote this amazing piece of soulful house titled "No matter" which she performs in grand style, showcasing her unrivaled haunting voice which is backed up by a deep'n'gentle backdrop and luxurious keys, not to forget to complement Bluesoil for the formidable production. The Scientists of Sound contribute a paramount interpretation taking the song to all new heights with heavenly synth melodies, exquisite jazzy keys and deep laidback rhythms. Finally Deepmilo serves a deep hypnotizing rendition perfect for late night, early morning play thanks to enthralling melodies and impulsive rhythms.