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Deeper Phil featuring NuTown Soul "Joy" (Kings of Groove Remix)(Kings of Groove Records CD Promo)
Hot on the heels of the original version reviewed back in May comes the jaw-dropping Kings of Groove remix of Deeper Phil's (Bonga Sibeko) phantasmagorical "Joy" which fuses the wonderful haunting vocals of NuTown Soul (Tshepo Diseko) with delectable jazzy keys, seductive dreamy chords and deep'n'gentle yet thrilling afro-percussive rhythms. Truly superb...
Namy featuring Joi Cardwell "Bright Eyes" (2016 Remixes Part 2)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
In April of this year, we introduced you do the first part of the 2016 remixes of "Bright eyes", a soulful gem by Japanese DJ/producer Namy and house music diva Joi Cardwell originally released in late 2014. Now comes the second part which features super smooth and soulful yet enthralling remixes by DJ Fudge as well as Crackazat who presents a glamorous forward thinking soul/funk/jazz infused remix guaranteed to jam-pack the floor.
HOS featuring Wendy "Imfa" (House of Stone CD Promo)
"Imfa" by HOS aka House of Stone and vocalist Wendy Poswayo was originally featured on the "Close Up" EP released in November of last year, now we enjoy the full single release. The original version is a blissful afro-deep affair using gentle yet thrilling rhythms as playground for Wendy's heartfelt vocals, sweet guitar and enchanting ethereal synth melodies. Master Fale delivers both a hypnotizing afro-tribal workout and a magnificent 'Sax Instrumental', Infected Soul darken the vibe on their utterly deep rework, and Gentle Fred serves a vibrant yet soulful sun drenched remix.
Flash from the Past: Fallout "The morning after" (4th Floor Records CD Promo)
"The morning after" by Fallout (aka Lenny Dee and Tommy Musto), one of the most legendary and influential house music classics of all times, returns to the spotlight, with both the unforgettable original mixes (dubbed 'The Aftermath' and 'Sunrise Mix') and a brand new remix being included in the package. "The morning after" is ingenious deep house music which undoubtedly was ahead its time when released in 1987, now this seminal tune has been remastered for this 2016 release, and Purple Disco Machine drop a contemporary re-imagination oozing with their signature touch.
Gabriel Horizon featuring Calinnah "You are the one" (Bounce Muzik CD Promo)
Coming your way soon on Bounce Muzik is the splendiferous "You are the one" by Gabriel Horizon and songstress Calinnah. To cut right to the chase, "You are the one" is sheer musical bliss, with a contaminous yet smooth organic backdrop laying the foundation for luscious keys, lush chords and Calinnah's inimitable emotive vocals. Not to be missed...
Marc Cotterell featuring Doreen Younglove "I'am" (Plastik People Digital CD Promo)
Next up on Plastik People Digital is "I am" by label head Marc Cotterell, an amazing old school inspired deep house production featuring the beautiful sultry vocals of Doreen Younglove alongside celestial synth melodies and irresistibly pulsating rhythms. The deepened '5AM Get Laid Mix' fueled with acidic overtones and gorgeous saxophone is perfect for late night/early morning, and last but not least Chris Gray gives the track his beloved Deep4Life treatment.
Neal Conway featuring SOULe, Paul Onheiser & Marshall Booze Jr. "What about the children" (Urban Retro Music Group CD Promo)
On "What about the children" (the first single taken from Neal Conway's forthcoming album "What about the future"), renowned producer/DJ Neal Conway joins forces with Paul Onheiser, Marshall Booze Jr. and singer SOULe to bless us with something truly special. An infectious organic backdrop leads the way for grand flute by Neal Conway, illustrious piano rhodes by Paul Onheiser, wicked rock guitar by Marshall Booze Jr. and sweet vocals by SOULe. The 'Conway Joyous Occasion' version relaxes the vibe and introduces strings reminiscent of the Philly Disco classic "Down to love town" by The Originals.
Various "Neal Conway Classics Revisited Vol. 11" (Urban Retro Music Group CD Promo)
The highly acclaimed "Neal Conway Classics Revisited" returns in volume eleven, similar to its predecessors this installment is loaded with nothing but stellar four-to-the-floor re-imaginations that keep the spirit of the original alive yet transform the songs into soulful truly inspiring dance floor anthems: "Golden" by Jill Scott, "Love fantasy" by Roy Ayers, "Our day will come" by Ruby & the Romantics, and lastly "Black magic woman" by Santana. What else can we say that Neal Conway once again has been pulling out all the stops, the result speaks for itself...
The Steamdollz "Touch the sky" (Majestic Noize CD Promo)
Courtesy of The Steamdollz aka legendary vocalists Michelle Weeks and Michelle Shellers comes the blazin' hot three track EP "Touch the sky", with each of the tracks oozing with the unmistakable sultry vocals these two one-of-a-kind singers are famous for. The title track "Touch the sky" mixed by Seb Skalski and Masta P is on a classy old school soul/funk flavored tip, "(Living the) city life" mixed by Steven Stone is a piano driven feel-good affair guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy, and "Feel the beat" mixed by Ron Carroll is a sure-fire main room weapon.
Joio DJ, Antonello Ferrari, Aldo Bergamasco featuring Tommie Cotton "I believe" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
From Joio DJ, Antonella Ferrari and Aldo Bergamasco comes the no-nonsense dance floor weapon "I believe" featuring the incomparable powerhouse vocals of Tommie Cotton. The original mix by Joio DJ is a pumping affair sure to set the floor on fire, both the 'Main Mix' and the 'Extravaganza Mix' by Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco are perfect for prime time play, Nick Power & Paul Satchell contribute an enticing soulful rework, and finally closing the package is Paolo Barbato with his hypnotizingly deep'n'dark interpretation.
Andy Edit featuring Asia Yarwood "Love again" (Edit Records CD Promo)
DJ/producer Andy Edit and songstress Asia Yarwood team up for "Love again", to make it short this is an excellent slice of soulful house music, with Asia Yarwood's unique haunting vocals being accompanied by illustrious keys, precious strings and a dulcet organic backing, altogether spreading an exhilarating feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you.