Picks of the Week
Exclusive Preview: Michele McCain presents Marivent Soul "All I can do" (Gene Leone Remixes)(Marivent Music International CD Promo)
|In November of 2009, we gave you exclusive previews of the Brazilian Soul Crew, Andy Ward and John Mateo mixes of Michele McCain's "All I can do", now its time to bring you the Gene Leone remix of this magnificent song. He combines the fabulous vocals by Michele McCain with an organic and soulful yet funky percussive backing and amazing keys, with the result being simply outstanding !! Gene Leone's remix will be available in a variety of edits - you can listen to previews of all the currently available mixes here. As we said before: One to be added to the top of your must have list.|
El Prevost featuring Jannae "Choose you" (Stalwart Records CD Promo)
London based El Prevost (aka Lincoln Prevost) presents the celestial "Choose you" featuring sultry vocals by the one and only Jannae Jordan. The 'Main Mix' is deep and soulful yet groovy with phat keys accompanying the vocals. The 'Club Mix' is an electrofied affair perfect for the main room which is given a deep tech-soul makeover by DJ Rork. Wbeeza's minimal techy remix is deep and hypnotic, while Carl Michael's piano driven rather laidback interpretation is on a warm melodious tip.
Ruben Mancias featuring Michelle Weeks "My change (is gonna come)" (Part Two)(Devotion Records CD Promo)
Back in January of this year, we were blown away by Ruben Mancias' "My change (is gonna come)" and the enchanting gospel-ish vocals by Michelle Weeks, now history repeats itself as part two is a truly impressive remix package taking this song to the next level. Luis Radio & Raffa Scoccia bless us with a marvelous soul-funk oozing version, while Harlum Muziq (David Harness & Chris Lum) enter deepest grounds with their mesmerizing remix. MKTL (Master Kev & Tony Loreto) deliver a remorselessly thumpin' peak time anthem, while lastly Stuttering Munx turn the heat up with their energetic main room vibe.
Melchyor A & Keith Thompson "Is it the way" (Waking Monster Records CD Promo)
French deep house maestro Melchyor A teams up with legendary singer Keith Thompson for the deep yet soulful "Is it the way" featuring breath taking vocals and classy keys over a captivating backing. The remixes come from DJ Romain who injects the track with funky flavors and cool keys, Louie Gorbea & Chris Perez who turn out a smooth percussive workout, and Enrico Mantini and Paolo Barbato who both contribute relentless peak time favorites.
Groove Junkies featuring Indeya & Titus Fotso "Unified (as one)" (MoreHouse Records CD Promo)
The Groove Junkies' sun drenched "Unified (as one)" is taken from the forthcoming full length album "In the Zone" and features uplifting meaningful vocals by Indeya and Titus Fotso over afro-soca flavored rhythms that are enriched with exquisite keys and killer horns, altogether creating a contaminous feel good vibe. Solara and Evan Landes team up as S&E to drop the 'Motherland Dub', a ruthless afro-tribal affair you can't resist to dance to, and the 'Motherland Chant Mix' which breaks it down to the beats and African chants for an even more intense hypnotic feel. The package comes complete with instrumental, dub, reprise and beat versions, giving you everything you need to work the crowd.
Mindlo and Essential I "Deep Thoughts Remixed" (Next Dimension Music Records CD Promo)
Next Dimension Music are about to drop a remix EP of the title track of Mindlo and Essential I's recent "Deep Thoughts EP" that features brand new interpretations by Maji, Kat la kat, Iva & Small, DJ Tessen, Spinnersensation and Deeptonic who all add their distinct touch to the track, making it an essential package for the lovers of deepest afro house grooves from South Africa.
Mushroom Boyz "Naheng EP" (Smooth Agent Records CD Promo)
Yet we have more intriguing deep house grooves from South Africa courtesy of Smooth Agent Records for you... The Mushroom Boyz (Menzi Khumalo & Thabo Motikoe) present the "Naheng EP" which features three utterly deep tracks, all on a mesmeric tribal-esque tip and oozing with gorgeous melodies, a combination that is guaranteed to send the dance floor into a frenzy.
Moné "Love don't pay the rent" (Strictly Rhythm Records CD Promo)
In the mid 90's, Moné graced us with her unmistakable voice on the two memorable Jazz'N'Groove productions "We can make it" and "Movin'", now she returns with "Love don't pay the rent". Her voice sounds as fine as ever, and with DJ Meme contributing Philly Disco laced remix, Scott Wozniak serving an infectious edgy rework and The Jinks' a stomping Disco dub, you've got a sure fire hit.
Matt Hughes "A406 EP" (Soulfulbeats Records CD Promo)
Soulfulbeats follow up their massive debut release "Our love" by Jonny Montana & Stephanie Cooke with the "A406 EP" by Matt Hughes, a release named after the journey to "The Lodge" in West London where the Soulfulbeats crew met and formed. The laidback "No more the dream" features sexy spoken words and glorious keys over a deeply groovin' backdrop. "Greater understanding" is a truly deep late night/early morning track featuring beautiful flute and keys over a compelling backing. Dub versions of both tracks are included too.
Wil Milton "Lord of lightning" (Blak Ink Records CD Promo)
Wil Milton continues to drop thunderous productions destined to rock the floors with "Lord of lightning", a track featuring hypnotic piano hooks and wicked organ play over a deeply storming backing. The alternate version relaxes the vibe with a sweet percussion enriched backdrop that is laced with lush keys, lovely flute and rhythmic guitars.