As usual we bring you only the best and latest in soulful house music - enjoy !!
Soulful Session starring Selina Campbell "Love rain down" (Kenny Carpenter Remixes)(Tony Records CD Promo)
Back in February of this year, we were celebrating the "The Future Divas EP 3" by Simon 'Schooly' Phillips aka Soulful Session, now one of the standout songs from the EP has been taken to the next level by legendary DJ/producer Kenny Carpenter. The song in question is the wonderful "Love rain down" featuring the inimitable lush vocals of songstress Selina Campbell, with Kenny Carpenter's truly grandiose remix combining the paramount vocals with grand keys, classy organ solo and gentle yet thrilling rhythms. In other words, timeless soulful house music guaranteed to make you yearn for more...
Doc'N'Tones "That new sh#t that's been out EP" (CyberJamz Records CD Promo)
Doc Diesel of Doc'N'Tones makes his debut on CyberJamz Records with the extraordinarily titled "That new shi#t that's been out" EP. A total of five mind-blowing truly soulful yet captivating four-to-the-floor re-imaginations of well known songs are included in the package, each one guaranteed to send the floor into a frenzy: "No more rain" by Angie Stone, "Next lifetime" by Erykah Badu, "Butterflies" by Michael Jackson, "Cruisin" by Smokey Robinson and last but not least "It's not right but it's okay" by Whitney Houston.
Harold Brandon InBlueBlackness "She says (there is a place)" (Part 1 - Original Mix)(CyberJamz Records CD Promo)
Chicago's own Harold Brandon returns to CyberJamz Records with "She says (there is a place)", the phantasmagorical follow-up to his recent smash hit "Your pain". Once again, Harold Brandon is pulling out all the stops to grace us with a smooth yet spell binding utterly soulful gem perfectly showcasing his unique haunting vocals which are accompanied by glamorous keys, dreamy chords and a groovey organic backdrop. Sheer musical bliss...
Mr. Luther "Home2" (The DJ Phantom Edit Remixes)(Toupee Records CD Promo)
In mid-March, we introduced you to the Da Hit Makers tribute to the one and only Luther Vandross (rip) entitled "Mr. Luther EP", now DJ Phantom pays respect to the legendary silky-voiced r&b crooner with his magnificent soul oozing up-tempo re-imagination of "A house is not a home" (taken from Luther Vandross solo debut album "Never too much"), staying true and respectful to this timeless song, fusing the unrivaled deeply moving vocals and original orchestration with gentle yet thrillin' 4/4 rhythms.
Mona Bode "The table" (Part One - The Main Discussion Mixes)(CyberJamz Records CD Promo)
There ain't no stoppin' for CyberJamz Records as we not only get the stunning releases by Doc'N'Tones and Harold Brandon but also this masterly crafted soulful gem performed in grand style by the incomparable Mona Bode. "The table" is all all about Mona Bode's one-of-a-kind spoken word poetry perfectly put into the spotlight by MI Sounds, Tayo Wink, Panther 72 and DJ Buzzard all adding their distinctive deep/soulful touch, giving you plenty of choices to cause a stir on the dance floor.
Massimo Paramour, Polina Griffith, Gianluca Pighi "It's you" (Duffnote Records CD Promo)
Massimo Paramour and Gianluca Pighi join forces with songstress Polina Griffith for "It's you", a lively production using an organic smoothly thumpin' backdrop as playground for luscious keys, enthralling chords and Polina Griffith amazing sultry vocals. The 'Paramour Remix' turns up the heat and transforms the track into a sure-fire peak time weapon laced with enchanting melodies.
BKT & Kenny Thomas "Save me" (MuSol Recordings CD Promo)
Next up on MuSol Recordings is the uplifting "Save me" by BKT (Brian 'Keys' Tharme) and vocalist Kenny Thomas which is built around an infectiously pulsating backing, sublime jazzy keys and precious chords, not to forget to mention Kenny Thomas incredible tempting vocals. The 'BKT 5 Pin Dub' is a ruff'n'raw underground-esque dub workout, next up are truly gorgeous soul infused alterations by StonedDogs and Karim B, and completing the package is a fervid prime-time rework by Zonum & Xavi V.
Jodadj "People mover" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Double Cheese Records present something truly special with the "People mover" by Jodadj (Joseph Curry), an up and rising producer hailing from Detroit who is currently residing in Scottsdale/Arizona. The excellent "People mover" EP consists of seven expertly crafted tracks and is verily eclectic, letting you enjoy many different shades of house music such as soulful, jackin', jazzy and afro. The splendiferous "7 mile soul" (our favorite track) features fantastic vocals by Smooth Perry.
Afro Deep Pick: Peppe Citarella featuring Badiane Assane "Ayo nene" (MoBlack Records CD Promo)
To make it short, with "Ayo nene" by Peppe Citarella, MoBlack Records present a mind-boggling afro-deep production guaranteed to set the floor on fire. Undoubtedly, the absolutely relentless afro-tribal rhythms together with the uber cool vocals by Badiane Assane, the wicked background chants and the inebriant synth melodies will cast a spell on you...
Deep House Pick: Aphreme "Boulevards EP" (Octave Moods CD Promo)
From Aphreme (aka Martin Mamzer) comes the splendid "Boulevards EP" taking you on a blissful excursion to old skool inspired deep house music. Four tracks are included on the EP, one of which is a very melodious ethereal affair, while the other three are a throwback in time to when raw unadulterated acid infused tracks were rocking dance floors around the globe.