The year is coming to an end soon, yet we have a super dope update loaded with the latest in soulful house music for you - enjoy !!
John Crockett featuring Natalie "Howling at the moon" (Twirlspace Recordings CD Promo)
A couple of years ago, John Crockett and vocalist Natalie have been gracing us with soulful gems such as "Neighbor boy", "Your gravity", "Light of love" and "Be my only", now they return with the glorious "Howling at the moon" guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the thrilling deeply rumblin' rhythms, lush keys, seductive chords and Natalie's beautiful inimitable vocals. The 'Original Demo' versions are somewhat more laidback yet comparably captivating. Essential.
Rhemi featuring Shezar "We've had enough" (Rhemi Music CD Promo)
Celebrated production duo Rhemi (Neil Pierce & Ziggy Funk) conclude an extremely successful 2016 with the paramount "We've had enough", an exhilarating truly enthralling slice of masterly crafted timeless soulful bliss using an utterly infectious funktified backing as foundation for a sublime horn section and glamorous keys, not to forget to mention the splendiferous haunting vocals by Shezar (Sherelle Mckenzie). Put differently, the phantasmagorical "We've had enough" is by no means to be missed...
Tortured Soul "Makin' me better" (Lea Remixes)(TSTC Music CD Promo)
Tortured Soul are back with their latest single "Makin' me better", with the original version and Malachi (Graham Lord) remix just released. Coming soon is this mind-blowing remix by Lea (Leanna Yip) taking this magnificent song to deepest imaginable territory, combining the incomparable emotive vocals of John-Christian Urich with luscious keys, heavenly chords and irresistibly pulsating rhythms, altogether creating a verily mesmerizing vibe guaranteed to send shivers down your spine...
Montana, Stewart, Nortier & Dana Weaver "Never thought" (Part 2)(Wiggly Worm Records CD Promo)
Back in Spring, Jonny Montana, Craig Stewart and Dale Nortier together with Baltimore's own songstress Dana Weaver blessed us with the fabulous "Never thought" which included stunning remixes by the likes of Nikos Diamantopoulos, Soulbridge, James Crocker, JFunc and George Tsalikee, now part two is here loaded with dazzling new remixes. Alex Ander serves an inexorably thumpin' peak-time rework laced with classy jazzy keys, from Andy Edit comes a wonderful uber soulful Balearic interpretation having written summer all over, and lastly Guido P contributes an enchanting rendition on a dreamy laidback tip. Completing the package is the timeless original version.
Max Marinacci featuring Fatimah Provillon "Sunday morning" (Deep NY Mix)(Solid Ground Recordings CD-R)
In March of last year, we introduced you to the breathtaking "Miami Sampler 2015" by Solid Ground Recordings which includes the original version of the utterly uplifting "Sunday morning" by Max Marinacci, today we proudly present the previously unreleased 'Deep NY Mix' of this gem which features the inspiring gospel tinged vocals of Fatimah Provillon. To make it short, this new version featuring a splendorous organ ride is sheer musical bliss, giving the song a deeper truly entrancing yet soulful gospel-esque feel guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor...
Soulbridge featuring Raye Cole "Got my eyes on you" (HSR Records CD Promo)
Forthcoming on HSR Records beginning of the new year is "Got my eyes on you" by Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) and singer Raye Cole. To cut right to the chase, "Got my eyes on you" is an expertly crafted production with a spell binding backdrop leading the way for sweet guitar, exquisite keys, celestial chords and Raye Cole's passionate powerhouse vocals. The 'Classic Mix' relaxes the vibe and introduces glorious jazzy keys to give the track a precious old school inspired feel.
Thomas Brenner & Yuji Tanaka "Shadows" (Opolopo Remix)(DeepTown Music CD Promo)
Not much needs to be said or written about this amazing remix by Opolopo of "Shadows" by Thomas Brenner which features the distinctive deeply rooted vocals Yuji Tanaka. Most definitely, Opolopo is on top of his game on this mind-boggling re-imagination that is all about the unique utterly tantalizing yet soulful deep sound he is renowned and much acclaimed for.
Ewonder featuring JD Smoothe "Nobody" (Ewonder Records CD Promo)
The latest offering on Ewonder Records is the intriguing "Nobody" by label head Ewonder (Eric Frazier) and JD Smoothe (John Lewis) whose verily tempting vocals harmonize perfectly with the enchanting synth hooks and the ruthlessly thumpin' deep underground-esque rhythms. DJ Romain, Freedomsound and Latest Craze contribute a stellar truly eclectic selection of remixes, giving you plenty of choices to work the floor...
Anderson Soares "Rise and shine" (Urbano Records CD Promo)
Brazilian DJ/producer Anderson Soares launches his own label Urbano Records in grand style with the marvelous "Rise and shine", a smooth and soulful yet captivating jazz and funk infused instrumental production built around a contaminous funked-up backing, splendid keys and awesome organ. Next to the 'Main Mix' the package includes a 'No Solo Mix' which drops the organ, a wonderful reprise and a bonus beats version. There is much more to come from Urbano Records in the near future, watch this space...
Bootleg Pick: Kem "What Christmas means" (Manousos Remix)(CD-R)
"What Christmas means", the first holiday album by American r&b singer Kem, was released in October 2012 through Universal Motown. Courtesy of Manousos comes a superb four-to-the-floor re-imagination of the title song which stays true and respectful to the beautiful original version yet transforms the song into a mellifluous dance floor favorite, with gentle rhythms and celestial synths accompanying Kem's one-of-a-kind vocals and the original orchestration.