Picks of the Week
Exclusive Preview: Black Sauce "Abigail" (Soul Free Records CD Promo)
|DJ Kid Creole, Julian Bendall and Ricky Reid team up as Black Sauce to present the masterly "Abigail", a truly soulful production featuring an incredible vocal by Ricky Reid, glamorous flute by Ian Prince and exquisite keys by Julian Bendell over a smooth yet contaminous backing. Beside the vocal and instrumental versions there is a breathtaking reprise not to be missed. This is an amazing emotional piece of music that has timeless written all over it.|
DaSoul & Fabry Diglio featuring Ngakula "Mozoko sukali" (Seasons Limited CD Promo)
Seasons Limited have a beauty in their hands with the afro-tastic summer jam "Mozoko sukali" by DaSoul and Fabry Diglio, featuring wicked vocals Ngakula (aka Djigo Djibi), classy keys and jazzy sax in its original form. This gigantic release comes your way with remixes by Salvatore Agrosi, Black Mamba, Aphreme, Azee Project, Mzee, Trancemicsoul, Yotam Avni and Randy Rancido all adding their unique deep intoxicating touch to the track, making this an essential purchase for any lover of afro and deep house.
Nicolas Vautier featuring Rachel Claudio "On & on" (Jaffa Music CD Promo)
Nicolas Vautier and Rachel Claudio continue their fruitful collaboration with "On & on", an energetic production featuring the distinctive deeply felt vocals by Rachel Claudio and luxurious keys over an impulsive groove. A set of massive remixes by the likes of Tony Loreto & Jacko, Random Soul, The Jaffers, Thomas Toccafondi, James Francis and The Sound Soldiers is included, making this an indispensable addition in your CD case.
Exclusive Preview: Miss M "We need more love" (Rik-Art & Jason Rivas Mix)(Marivent Music International CD Promo)
Michele McCain returns to Spirit of House with the BKR aka DJ Benjamin produced "We need more love" which is built around a soulful yet remorselessly stompin' backdrop and features phat keys and chords alongside the fabulous vocals by Michelle McCain in this version by Rik-Art & Jason Rivas. The other mixes courtesy of Kike Gonzalez & Sergio Helou and Zonum & D. Seda take the track to the main room.
Stephanie Cooke "The sweetest thing" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Stephanie Cooke returns with the distinguished "The sweetest thing", a beautiful production where she impresses with her unmistakable dulcet voice. The mixes included in the package are courtesy of Ezel and Tomo Inoue. Ezel contributes an organic afro-tribal groove driven affair and a stylish more relaxed version, both fueled with lush melodies. Tomoe Inoue gives the track a classic touch on his piano laden 'King Street Remix', accompanied by a cool dub and a funkier 'Swingin Mix'.
Darque "Walese EP" (Smooth Agent Records CD Promo)
Smooth Agent continue to introduce hidden talents from South Africa to the world with this EP by Darque who has been getting a lot of buzz in South Africa with his releases on Infinite Records. Five tracks are included on the versatile "Walese EP", all incredibly deep and infectious and full of mesmerizing luscious melodies creating a hypnotic feel you can't resist to dance to. Let yourself be taken on a journey to the deepest imaginary grounds...
J-Key" Love is the only gold" (Cut and Play Records CD Promo)
The legendary UK based garage label Cut and Play Records is back with a brand new production courtesy of TJ Cases, featuring sultry vocals by J-Key. Two set of mixes to choose from, with TJ Cases serving two peak time favorites guaranteed to send the crowd into a frenzy, while Low Deep T turns the track into a super smooth'n'deep affair loaded with luscious melodies that are just unreal...
Exclusive Preview: Steal Vybe "Dans les nuit (into the night)" (Steal Vybe Records CD Promo)
Steal Vybe follow up their deeper than deep beauty "I got you" with "Dans les nuit (into the night)", a production taking you to deepest hypnotic grounds on the 'Chris Forman's Paris City Experience' thanks to a fiercely stormin' groove and thrilling synths and chords, while the 'Soule Villain Afromento Mix' is a mesmerizing journey into the african jungle that will put a spell on you.
The Funk Ensemble "Afrodisco" (Purple Music Tracks Records CD Promo)
Last year, Funk Ensemble gave us "Syndia", this summer they bring "Afrodisco", a feel good production in its original form featuring wicked guitar licks and a fiery funktified backing - hands in the air guaranteed. The 'Funk Cut' is as funky as it gets, while the 'Afrodisiac Mix' is a deep afro-centric prime time gem spiced with funky flavors.