Only the very best and latest in soulful/afro house music made this week update - enjoy !!
Soulbridge featuring Ms Lil "Got me feeling free" (Remixes)(HSR Records Promo)
In summer of last year, we were celebrating the glorious "Got me feeling free" by Italian DJ/producer Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito), a super soulful yet captivating production using a smooth yet relentlessly thumpin' organic backing as foundation for exquisite jazzed-up keys, delightful chords and the outstanding passionate vocals of Ms Lil. Right in time for spring, this gem returns in fresh truly dazzling interpretations by Chujo, DJ Umbi, Jon Fernandez and Steven Stone all adding their signature soulful touch, giving you a tough choice to pick a favorite version...
Soultronixx featuring P Tempo "Love you totally" (POJI Records Promo)
Up and rising South African DJ/producer Soultronixx makes his debut on POJI Records with the magnificent "Love you totally", to cut right to the chase this uber soulful yet tantalizing production featuring captivating percussive rhythms alongside for lush keys, dreamy chords and the beautiful sultry vocals of P Tempo is guaranteed to cast a spell on you. By no means to be missed...
Sheldon Goode "I want you" (Makin' Moves Promo)
New Jersey native Sheldon So Goode is back on Makin' Moves with his very personal interpretation of Marvin Gaye's all time classic "I want you". Undoubtedly, this is a truly blissful yet respectful four-to-the-floor re-imagination of this unforgettable song oozing with Sheldon So Goode's unique haunting rendition of the lyrics, sublime jazzy keys, ethereal chords and a gentle organic backdrop. Also included are previously unreleased mixes of his former single "Where U r".
Craig C featuring Brian Alexander Morgan "This I know" (Part 1)(Check It Out Records Promo)
Check it Out Records kick off 2018 in proper style with "This I know" by Craig C (Craig Christensen) and Brian Alexander Morgan, an expertly crafted soul infused production with smooth yet irresistibly thumpin' rhythms leading the way for exquisite keys, bodacious chords and Brian Alexander Morgan's unmistakable emotive vocals. The alternate mixes give the song a more intense somewhat deeper feel perfect for prime time play. Watch out for part two coming soon with remixes by Skalp and DeejayKul.
Soul Clap featuring Robert Owens "Misty" (Classic Music Company Promo)
In fall of 2014, Boston-based Soul Clap joined fores with legendary vocalist Robert Owens for "Misty", an uber cool production released both digitally and on vinyl with blazin' hot remixes by Louie Vega included. This dance floor favorite now returns on Classic Music Company, next to the original mixes and the Louie Vega remixes this package features brand new remixes by Hammer & Tongs (aka Lance Desardi and Luke Solomon) who serve a heavy re-edit of the original, DJ Rocco who injects his landmark verily hypnotizing deep house touch, and last but not least Rogue D serves a ruff'n'raw rework of the track.
Alex Mattei & Vangela Crowe "So in love" (New Generation Records Promo)
Renowned New Generation Records continue to bless us with nothing but the best in soulful house music, with their latest offering being "So in love" by Alex Mattei and Vangela Crowe. To make it short, this superb production combining the unequaled deep-rooted vocals of Vangela Crowe with grand keys, lovely guitar and a thrilling organic backdrop will make you yearn for more...
Casa Devi featuring Layal "Peaceful thoughts" (Pat Bedeau Bedfunk Remix)(Four Four Soul Recordings Promo)
This little gem here by Casa Devi entitled "Peaceful thoughts" will be released on vinyl through Four Four Soul Recordings in a couple of weeks, most definitely Pat Bedeau has been pulling out all the stops on his excellent remix guaranteed to send shivers down your spine through the enthralling deeply pulsating rhythms, the enticing synth melodies and the verily seductive vocals of Layal. Essential.
The best of the rest...
We are getting so many promos sent each and every week that many of them never get reviewed here on Spirit of House (for various reasons nota bene). However, as we want to make sure you are well informed what is happening, we have introduced this section where, every now and then, we will highlight other noteworthy releases...
Lovers of old school inspired deep house should keep their eyes open for "Stanna guld" by Pete Moss & Jay Hill featuring Jenna Lee, undeniably this deeper than deep track oozing with an utterly hypnotizing atmospheric sound will send the dancers into a frenzy (UNKNOWN season Promo). "Like this" by Japanese DJ/producer Namy is a wicked funktified track enriched with a cleverly used sample, coming complete with a stellar Soul/Funk influenced remix by Golden Bridge and a fervid jackin' rework by Iban Montoro & Jazzman (Spirit Soul Records Promo).
M. Caporale presents the long awaited "M. Caporale & Friends Volume 2" where he teams up with the likes of Sean Ali, Justin Imperiale, Coflo and Rafael Moraes to grace us with four masterly crafted soul/jazz infused afro house jewels (MoBlack Records Promo). "Talinda" by Inaky Garcia is a simple yet verily effective absolutely mesmerizing afro-percussive track guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor (Merecumbe Recordings Promo).