It is the week of the annual ADE extravaganza with lots of new soulful/afro gems to discover... enjoy !!
Club Ice & In BlueBlackness featuring Sherman Rodgers "Something with U" (CyberJamz Records Promo)
Coming soon to CyberJamz Records is the highly sought after "Something with U", a marvelous uber soulful jewel produced by Club Ice and Harold Brandon (In BlueBlackness) and performed in grand style by the late Sherman Rodgers (rip). Beyond question, the truly phenomenal "Something with U" oozing with the unrivaled haunting vocals of Sherman Rodgers, luxurious keys, enchanting galactical chords and smoothly thumpin' rhythms is a top-notch slice of timeless soulful house music by no means to be missed.
Crystal Levell "You're the only one" (D#Sharp Records Promo)
About a year ago, we were celebrating the magnificent "Finally" by Crystal Levell, now she is back with her new release "You're the only one". Once again produced by Joe Flame, "You're the only one" is all about the expressive gospel tinged vocals of Crystal Levell, sublime jazzed-up keys, glamorous chords and a compelling organic backing. The 'Beat Mix' strips the song down to the beats and vocals, the 'Joe Flame Remix' is a glorious melodious alteration, not to forget to mention the superb remixes by Blizzard Beats and Geoffrey C both adding their magical touch to the song.
Brian Power featuring Hil St. Soul "Music" (SoulHouse Music Promo)
Up and rising Brian Power and highly acclaimed British soul singer Hil St. Soul return with "Music", the follow up to their hit single "A new day (the world is mine)" released in early August. Oozing with earthy London-soul vibes, "Music" combines the inimitable tempting vocal of Hil St. Soul with warm melodious keys and gentle yet spellbinding rhythms. Wipe the Needle (aka Lee Gomez) contributes contributes a truly incredible uber soulful interpretation laced with grandiose jazzy keys, dreamy chords and a smooth organic backdrop.
Sweet Female Attitude & BKT "Movin' on" (Bassball Records Promo)
We welcome Bassball Records to Spirit of House with "Movin' on", without doubt this absolutely intriguing old school garage influenced production by BKT (Brian 'Keys' Tharme) is guaranteed to cause a frenzy on the dance floor through the ruthlessly thrumpin' rhythms, exquisite jazzy keys, celestial chords and the amazing heartfelt vocals of Sweet Female Attitude (Leanne Brown).
DJ Housecat (la gata de fuego) "DNA injection" (The Genetix Code Remixes)(Toupee Records Promo)
The proven and tested dance floor weapon "DNA injection" featuring the incomparable spoken words of Catherine Harris Rowell aka DJ Housecat (la gata de fuego) returns in fresh truly mind-boggling interpretations destined to take over dance floors around the globe. Calvin Sol servers a mesmerizing tech flavored afro-deep rendition, DJ Punch delivers a fierce Disco infused workout (drawing inspiration from "A lovers holiday" by Change), Elliott 'DjEv' Venegas drops a tantalizing deep house version perfect for late night play, and finally we have Sal Negro with his wonderful classic soulful rendition.
DJ Laschem & Decency featuring Jay Sax "Cannot escape" (Baainar Records Promo)
Beyond the shadow of a doubt, Baainar Records have a real gem in their hands with "Cannot escape" by DJ Laschem, a verily soulful yet captivating afro house production using gentle yet thrilling rhythms as foundation for luscious keys, grand saxophone by Nkosinathi 'Jay Sax' Nkosi and the unmistakable deeply rooted vocals of Kgaogelo 'Decency' Ntsweng. Sheer musical bliss...
Norty Cotto & Michelle Rivera "Nights (feel like getting down)" (Naughty Boy Music Promo)
Norty Cotto joins forces with Michelle Rivera for a wicked cover version of Billy Ocean's boogie anthem "Nights (feel like getting down)" which dates back to 1981. Together they bring us contemporary truly vibrant 4/4 interpretation of the song that features the beautiful seductive vocal of Michelle Rivera and lush keys alongside a relentlessly stompin' backdrop. The 'Break Night Mix' gives the track a fervid underground-esque feel sure to jam-pack the dance floor.
DMAX "Bmoresoulful EP (Volume 4)" (CyberJamz Records Promo)
Damon Ramsey (under his DMAX disguise) returns with the fourth installment in his beloved "Bmoresoulful EP" series. Included are truly enticing four-to-the-floor re-imaginations of Raheem DeVaughn^s r&b/soul gem "I don't care" (released in spring of 2010) and the Imagination dance music classic "Just an illusion" (dating back to 1982), both staying faithful to the spirit of the original.
Larry A featuring Aditya "Everybody moves" (Magnolia Street Records Promo)
Jakarta (Indonesia) based label Magnolia Street Records are back with "Everybody moves" by Larry A, a gorgeous soulful production with a rich funked-up broken beat flavored backdrop leading the way for inebriant melodies and the brilliant vocals of Aditya. The dazzling remixes are courtesy of Opolopo who delivers a soulful gem oozing with his his landmark sound, and Andezzz who serves an inebriant deep house rework.
Ruth Kokumo "Conquer" (Carvalho House Remix)(933770 Records DK Promo)
We proudly introduce you to Robert Carvalho's phantasmagorical four-to-the-floor re-imagination of the wonderful "Conquer" by Ruth Kokumo. To cut right to the chase, this laidback yet captivating interpretation featuring lovely flute, exquisite keys and a gentle percussion enriched funktified backing let Ruth Kokumo's excellent truly unique vocals shine in fully glory. Highly recommended.