Summer is officially here, so is this weeks blazin' hot update - enjoy !!
Steven Stone & Pete Simpson "Time to change" (Soul Deluxe Recordings CD Promo)
Swiss DJ/producer Steven Stone and esteemed vocalist Pete Simpson are back together to bless us with "Time to change", beyond the shadow of doubt this marvelous production featuring the distinctive heartfelt vocals of Pete Simpson alongside exquisite keys, glamorous chords and a spell binding funked-up backdrop has timeless written all over and is not to be missed.
Vittorio Santorelli & Tai Malone "Pressure bolt" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Italian DJ/producer Vittorio Santorelli and London based vocalist Tai Malone present "Pressure bolt", an energetic soulful house cut using a vibrant funktified backdrop as foundation for lush keys, ethereal chords and Tai Malone's incomparable spirited vocals. Next to the vocal and instrumental versions, the package features a fervid 'Dub Mix' turning the heat up for prime time action, and a stellar verily enchanting soul oozing remix by Fuminori Kagajo.
Soulbridge featuring Michelle Rivera "I can love" (HSR Records CD Promo)
HSR Records have a real beauty in their hands with "I can love", the second single taken from the full length album by Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) set for a September release. Most definitely "I can love" is a thrilling feel-good production built around a smooth yet infectious organic backing, grand jazzy keys, heavenly chords and the gorgeous emotive vocals of Michelle Rivera destined to become a summer anthem..
Kelvin Sylvester and Lee Wilson "Don't talk" (Vibe Boutique Records CD Promo)
Boston soulful house maestro Kelvin Sylvester and and renowned vocalist Lee Wilson once again join forces, and the result is without doubt stunning... This time around, they present a splendorous four-to-the-floor remake of Jon B's 2001 r&b smash hit "Don't talk" guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the smooth yet spell binding rhythms, grand saxophone, illustrious keys and Lee Wilson's unmistakable r&b tinged vocals.
Inner Souls SA featuring Thandeka "Dear music" (Leda Music CD Promo)
Coming soon to Leda Music is the fantastic "Dear music" courtesy of South Africa's Inner Souls SA and singer Thandeka. To cut right to the chase, "Dear music" is a super smooth and melodious yet enticing slice of afro house bliss oozing with the inimitable seductive vocals of Thandeka, sublime jazzy keys, celestial chords and gentle yet intriguing organic rhythms.
Paris Cesvette "Love to give" (Grin Trax Records CD Promo)
Up and rising DJ/producer/musician/songwriter Paris Cesvette is gracing us with a phantasmagorical re-imagination of George Duke's all-time rare groove classic "Someday" (from his 1975 album "I love the blues, she heard my cry") which stay true and respectful to the original yet transforms this beautiful song into an uber soulful yet captivating jackin' house dance floor jewel.
Master Mello featuring Jaidene Veda & Kafele Bandele "Believe" (Maverick Records CD Promo)
The Mluleki 'Master Mello' Runeyi produced "Believe" is taken from Jaidene Veda's phenomenal "Heart of gold" album and features the amazing Kafele Bandele on trumpet. To make it short, the wonderful "Believe" is sheer musical bliss, with Jaidene Veda's one-of-a-kind sultry vocals being accompanied by grandiose trumpet, luscious keys and a smooth yet enthralling organic backdrop. Essential...
En Vogue "I'm good" (The Remixes)(Peppermint Jam Records CD Promo)
Legendary r&b group En Vogue (remember their larger-than-life classic "Hold on" from 1990?) are back with "I'm good", the first single from their forthcoming new album. "I'm good" is produced by none other than Raphael Saadiq, with this classy package by Peppermint Jam Records featuring a super cool, verily soulful and melodic sun drenched up-tempo interpretation by Mousse T as well as a glamorous London style soul rendition by Rob Hardt.