Lots of fresh tunes for you to check out this week - enjoy !!
Various "Tribe Vaults Volume 2 - Deep & Soulful Edition" (Tribe Records CD Promo)
Tribe Records present the second installment in their "Tribe Vaults" series, aptly subtitled "Deep & Soulful Edition" (the first one, the delectable "Afro House Edition", was released end of last year), and as you would expect from the label you only get the best in deep soulful house music. This volume showcases previously unreleased remixes of some of our labels favorites from Sean McCabe, Ian Friday, Mephia & Andrum, DaCapo and La Shad & Nkokhi as well as a previously unheard gem by Zepherin Saint & Yoliswa titled "Feels good".
Rony Breaker featuring Jaidene Veda "Shadow boxing hero" (Underground Collective CD Promo)
Hungary's Rony Breaker (aka Tivadar Horvath) presents the wonderful "Shadow boxing hero", a deep and laidback yet mesmerizing production featuring the inimitable sensuous vocals of Jaidene Veda alongside heavenly keys by Gergely Nagy over smooth yet thrilling percussive rhythms - to cut a long story short, this is sheer musical bliss. Nuff said.
AQBT featuring Mona Bode "Beautiful" (Whasdat Music CD Promo)
AQBT (AQuaBeaT) give us something truly special with "Beautiful", a mind-blowing production combining Mona Bode's unrivaled spoken word poetry with deep infectious afrotastic rhythms and a celestial synth tapestry - truly unique and inspirational. On remix duty is Pirahnahead whose 'Epiphany Mix' gives the track an utterly soulful, warm melodious feel. You have to hear this ingenious gem yourself to believe how fantastic it is...
Vittorio Santorelli "One more night" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Double Cheese Records are on a roll at the moment, with their latest bomb being "One more night" by up and rising Italian artist Vittorio Santorelli, a truly soulful production using contaminous funk soaked rhythms as playground for spirited male vocals and grand jazzy keys. The remixes are courtesy of Luyo & DJ Ermi who deliver a fresh'n'sexy funk infused Nu-Disco rendition, and Angello & Tiago AZ who serve a wicked workout built around a cheeky groove and luxurious melodies.
Vittorio Santorelli featuring King David "Enter the zone" (The Brothers Records CD Promo)
Here we have the second new single from up and rising Italian artist Vittorio Santorelli for this week, the tasty "Enter the zone" which features the vocal talents of King David who impresses with his deeply rooted rendition of the lyrics, a fantastic trumpet solo and sublime jazzy keys over an infectious organic backdrop. The alternate 'Deep' mixes takes the track to deeper territory, keeping the overall feel smooth and soulful.
Peven Everett "One way ticket" (Makin' Moves Records CD Promo)
Chicago soul legend Peven Everett will release his much anticipated new long player "King of Hearts" through Makin' Moves Records this coming summer. The first single features two of songs to be included in the album, giving us a preview of what we can expect. In short, both are phenomenal songs having timeless written all over, oozing with the beloved Peven Everett sound. In other words, masterly crafted soulful music spanning different genres such as soul and house music. We can't wait for the album to drop...
Gastek & L.D.F. featuring La Pheena "Learn to be loved" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
The enthralling "Learn to be loved" by Gastek & L.D.F. is all about the seductive vocals by La Pheena, luscious keys and deep groovy rhythms altogether spreading a laidback yet captivating feel you can't resist to dance to. Souldynamic give the track a deeper more intense feel, with driving rhythms leading the way for the vocals and exquisite keys. Desos' 'Slow Mix' is an illustrious stripped back affair keeping the feel deep and melodious, while their dub version is on an enchanting deep'n'groovy tip.
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 to highlight other noteworthy releases...
Infected Soul are back with the stunning "Bon Voyage EP" featuring three equally exhilarating afrocentric tracks, each oozing with thrilling deep rhythms and ethereal melodies guaranteed to set the floor on fire (Iklwa Brothers Music CD Promo). "Visions" by Fiso Da Costa takes you on a mesmerizing excursion to deepest afro-house grounds with pulsating rhythms leading the way for beautiful atmospheric melodies and grand jazzy keys - simply superb (Sci-Fi Productions CD Promo).
Stacey Mallory truly is back in full force, with his latest offering "Hysteria" being an energetic yet soulful underground-esque production spreading a spell binding vibe through dramatic truly hypnotizing melodies and relentless percussive rhythms - one to send the crowd into a frenzy (4 Real Records CD Promo). Deep'n'smooth yet utterly fierce afro-percussive rhythms, lush keys and sultry female vocals is what you get on Infinite Dub's pristine old school inspired underground flavored "Holiday (Afro Mix)", a cover of the seminal Madonna classic from 1983 - jam-packed floors guaranteed (Night Scope Deep Recordings CD Promo).
The "Long Time Coming EP" by Sellouts (aka Australian DJ's Jonny and Cale) is a truly ingenious EP loaded with three equally fantastic deep house tracks, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite - by no means to be missed (Deeper Shades Recordings CD Promo). The groovy and uplifting "Do that thang" by Lewis Ferrer features feel-good keys and catchy vocals over contaminous rhythms - in other words, a true floor gem (Stimulated Soul Recordings CD Promo).
James Dexter is taking us on a journey through unadulterated underground with the "Rise EP" which includes three massive tracks, each guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor (Large Music CD Promo). "The Skyline (Vault Remixes Part 1)" features an ingenious truly eclectic collection of remixes by the likes of Balcazar & Sordo, Dave Mayer, Arco and Thor of selected songs taken from Miguel Migs recent album "Outside the Skyline". More to follow... (Salted Music CD Promo).
If you're into disco/funk infused four-to-the-floor, look no further than "Funk'n music" by Italy's Hard Groove Machine & Soul'n Vibes - the infectious backdrop combined with those unforgettable classy disco sounds make this a sure-fire dance floor weapon (Transport Recordings CD Promo). More disco/funk inspired house grooves come in form of the "Funky Moon EP" by Paul B which features two blazin' hot tracks oozing with tons of funky flavors - drop these and see the floor erupt... (Una Mas Recordings CD Promo).
Closing this weeks update is the delectable deep house jewel "Movin' on" by Submantra & DJ Umbi which takes you on an inebriant journey through melodious deep house music perfect for late night, early morning play thanks to smooth yet infectious rhythms and luscious melodies. Also included is a wicked remix by Big Al (Soul Deeparture Records CD Promo).