As usual, nothing but the best and latest in soulful house music, with a little surprise thrown in... enjoy !!
Rhemi "Give it to ya" (Rhemi Music CD Promo)
Renowned production duo Rhemi (Neil Pierce & Ziggy Funk) have been pulling out all the stops on their latest offering "Give it to ya", a super groovy uber funky and truly sexy production guaranteed to jam-pack the floor and send the dancers into a frenzy, with an absolutely irresistible funktastic backdrop leading the way for classy flute, wicked guitar riffs, enticing moog synth and sleazy vocals by Ziggy Funk and Aleysha Gordon. Most definitely, "Give it to ya" is a truly delightful and mind-boggling trip down memory lane to the good old times of funked-up 70's dance floor goodness...
Smanga "Everything is gonna be alright" (Muzikman Edition Remix)(Exemplary Music Makerz CD Promo)
In April, Smanga released his magnificent "Afro soul" artist album through Chocs Pro Sound, now the wonderful r&b/soul jewel "Everything is gonna be alright" (one of the standout songs of the album) has been given a glorious four-to-the-floor makeover by Muzikman Edition whose rendition stays true and respectful to the original yet transforms the song into a captivating soul oozing affair, with the original orchestration and Smanga's one-of-a-kind emotive vocals being accompanied by gentle truly spell binding percussive rhythms.
Aircut featuring Scarlette "Forever in love" (The Remixes)(Soulful Evolution Records CD Promo)
Beginning of the year, Soulful Evolution Records dropped the soulicious "Forever in love" by Aircut aka producer/songwriter James Maxwell Urquhart featuring the beautiful enthralling vocals of songstress Scarlette (Amy Pearson), now the track returns in a stellar selection of remixes: Ondagroove serves a classic funktified rework, Alex Millet and Guido P add their beloved soulful touch, OskiDJ contributes an entrancing truly thrilling peak time workout, and finally Delux M delivers a gorgeous afro house interpretation.
Guido P featuring Josiah Ruff "Happy land" (Part 3)(HSR Records CD Promo)
Last years collaboration "Happy land" by DJ/producer Guido P and singer Josiah Ruff returns for another round of dance floor domination with these blazin' hot remixes by Larry A and Luis 'Loowee R' Rivera. Courtesy of Larry A comes an utterly infectious rework fusing Josiah Ruff's unmistakable vocals with lush keys and a vibrant organic backdrop, while Luis 'Loowee R' Rivera serves a blissful workout fueled with grand jazzy keys, delightful chords and a smooth yet lively backing.
Keys Snow featuring Belvides "This is love" (Othic Company CD Promo)
Up and rising South African DJ/producer Keys Snow returns to Spirit of House with "This is love", a mesmerizing yet soulful afro-deep production featuring the seductive vocals of Belvides alongside luscious keys over contaminous afrocentric rhythms. In other words, "This is love" is top-notch afro house music guaranteed to cast a spell on you...
Afro House Pick: Justin Imperiale featuring Max Paparella "Bai'O" (Cabana Recordings CD Promo)
Undeniably, Cabana Recordings have been on a streak of success in recent months, most certainly their latest offering "Bai'O" by Justin Imperiale and Max Paparella will be another sure-fire hit for the label. "Bai'O" is a fabulous masterly orchestrated slice of latin infused afro house music, with mellow percussive rhythms laying the foundation for beautiful vocal chants, classy horns and dazzling keys by Max Paparella. On remix duty are M. Caporale and Mauritzio both taking the track to deeper territory, injecting their distinctive hypnotizing tech-soul touch sure to cause a stir on the dance floor.
Latin House Pick: Urbe Deep Connextions "A latin thing" (2elle Records CD Promo)
In July, we introduced you to the inaugural release on Italian label 2elle Records (the amazing "Cozmic planet" by Luca Lala), now the follow-up has arrived, and what a beauty it is... The grandiose "A latin thing" by Urbe Deep Connextions is an expertly crafted truly glamorous latin inspired production guaranteed to make you yearn for more thanks to the splendiferous guitar, the inebriant keys and the utterly infectious organic musical backdrop.