What a truly impressive selection of fresh soulful music we have for you this week - enjoy !!
Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro featuring Amor "Lovery" (Souldynamic Remixes)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
In early 2012, Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro graced us with the masterly crafted "Lovery" featuring the seductive vocals of Amor, ever since we could enjoy sublime remixes by Osunlade, Louie Vega and Pablo Fierro. Now KingStreet Records present absolutely stunning soul infused afro-deep re-imaginations by Italy's Souldynamic who combine the beautiful vocals with infectious tribal-tastic rhythms and heavenly utterly mesmerizing synth melodies. Completing the package are the 'Nu Deep Dub Mix' and 'EFX Dub' mixes.
Various "Unity through Sound WMC 2016" (Global Diplomacy Productions CD Promo)
Right in time for this years Winter Music Conference and the Miami Music Week, Global Diplomacy present the third installment in their highly acclaimed "Unity through Sound" series. To cut a long story short, "Unity through Sound WMC 2016" is a truly eclectic (think soulful, afro, deep and a bit of tech-soul and you got the idea) and mind-blowing compilation loaded with nothing but fabulous dance floor gems by the likes of of Dany Cohiba who teams up with legendary Eddie Amador, DJ Namy featuring Miwa, Mario Bianco, Max Nalinov, N'Dinga Gaba featuring Sabrina Chyld, Patrick Bo featuring Marlon Saunders, and last but least Vittorio Santorelli & Tai Malone.
Various "Miami Sampler 2016" (HSR Records CD Promo)
HSR Records jump on the bandwagon and present their second ever "Miami Sampler". Not less than eight brand new truly exhilarating soul/funk infused productions can be found on this jaw-dropping sampler, encompassing an illustrious list of artists such as Billy Dakid Perdomo, Bruno Kauffmann featuring Barbara Douglas, Daryl & Oli-D, Hot Wind, Inaky Garcia & Misteralf featuring Sandy Soul, Luigi Egitto, OskiDJ & Tommie Cotton and finally Soulbridge featuring Chanelle. In other words, a truly multifaceted package giving you plenty of choices to work the floor.
Various "Miami 2016 Sampler" (SoundMen on Wax Records CD Promo)
SoundMen on Wax continue their tradition of compiling a superb truly mind-boggling sampler in celebration of the annual music extravaganza known to the world as Winter Music Conference. This years edition features music from Dan-E-Mc & Kathy Brown, Karen Bernod, Andy Soul featuring Hiezi, Arenile featuring Moses VanBuren, Filippo Fedetto & French Kiss, Ndela Lekamito featuring Momo & Tiny B, Tony Jesus, Latest Craze and Anthony Mills; from beginning to the end, this prominent selection of tunes includes nothing other than sure-fire dance floor anthems, covering the various shades of house music has to offer. In short, and similar to its predecessors, the 2016 edition of SoundMen on Wax beloved Winter Music Conference sampler is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...
Shonda D. Nicholas "Get my life" (Mixtape Sessions CD Promo)
Next up on the renowned Mixtape Sessions label is "Get my life" produced by label head Adam Cruz and performed in grand style by songstress Shonda D. Nicholas. To get straight to the point, "Get my life" is utterly contaminous, with vibrant funked-up rhythms leading the way for lush keys, killer horns by Dave Watson and Shonda D. Nicholas amazing sultry vocals and spoken words. The alternate 'Afro Life' mixes introduce utterly tantalizing afro-tastic rhythms to give the track an even more intense truly mesmerizing feel. Jam-packed floors guaranteed...
Shota & Timmy Regisford "Be 10" (Tribe Records CD Promo)
The forthcoming fourth studio album by Shota is produced by none other than dance music legend Timmy Regisford, with assistance of Adam Rios and Mark Francis. The first single release from the project is "Be 10", a downright hypnotizing and truly irresistible dance floor weapon fusing Shota's sensual vocals with bodacious ethereal chords and relentlessly pulsating afro-tribal rhythms. A track guaranteed to send the floor into a frenzy...
Lino Cannavacciuolo "Sa lughe" (Remixes)(Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Double Cheese Recordings bless us with something truly special with their latest offering, the wonderful Mario Bianco and Luyo remixes of "Sa lughe" by Neapolitan violin maestro Lino Cannavacciuolo and Sardinian singer Elena Ledda. Mario Bianco stays respectful to the song and adds enthralling afro house rhythms, while Luyo contributes a marvelous laidback musically rich rendition. True musicianship and virtuosity in these remixes, with both Mario Bianco and Luyo preserving the beauty of the moving prayer by Elena Ledda and the glorious violin play by Lino Cannavacciuolo.
Steven Stone & Nicole Mitchell "Without you" (Diego Auguanno Remix)(Soul Deluxe Recordings CD Promo)
"Without your", Steven Stone's recent collaboration with house music diva Nicole Mitchell, is back in blazin' hot remixes by Diego Auguanno who has been pulling out all the stops and serves a soulful yet energetic old school flavored rework featuring a compelling boogie-esque backdrop along alongside glamorous keys and sweet guitar licks which harmonize perfectly with Nicole Mitchell's unmistakable emotive vocals.
BlaqueSoul featuring Irene Logan & The House Emperors "Take me away EP" (SanDisco Recordings CD Promo)
After a short hiatus, SanDisco Recordings return with the truly dazzling "Take me away EP" by BlaqueSoul, vocalist Irene Logan and The House Emperors. The title track "Take me away" is sheer musical bliss, using resistless yet smoothly thumpin' deep rhythms as playground for celestial synth melodies and Irene Logan's incredible haunting vocals. Next up are "The volume" and "Zulu lounge", two wicked instrumental productions spreading an utterly tempting vibe through the inebriant synth melodies and gentle yet thrilling afro-deep rhythms.
Mi Casa "Turn you on" (Da Capo Remix)(Soulistic Music CD Promo)
We are going to keep it sweet and short with this review of a stellar remix that we have been sitting on for a few weeks... Da Capo graces us with his phantasmagorical rendition of Mi Casa's beautiful "Turn you on", with utterly hypnotizing afro-deep rhythms laying the foundation for enchanting synth melodies and the enticing vocals by Mi Casa vocalist J-Something.
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...
South Africa's KayDeep presents the wicked "Far Away EP" loaded with three equally tantalizing, truly deepalicous somewhat dark afro house tracks guaranteed to send the dance floor into a frenzy through the driving rhythms and enticing galactic melodies (JusVibe Records CD Promo). "Distance" by Anthony K is a truly breathtaking slice of jazz-infused four-to-the-floor goodness featuring grandiose keys and synths alongside utterly infectious percussive rhythms guaranteed to cast a spell on you (Rhythm Inside CD Promo).
"Digital eyes" by Distant People is pure unadulterated deepness, to put it another way "Digital eyes" is deep, sexy and utterly seductive thanks to the gorgeous keys, melodious chords and the deeper than deep truly thrilling rhythms (Arima Records CD Promo). From Filippo Fedetto comes "Anionyeshe", a simple yet extremely effective dance floor weapon using verily ruthless tribal-esque rhythms as playground for the alluring vocals by Chi (SoundMen on Wax Records CD Promo).