We continue our mission to bring you only the very best in soulful house music, enriched with the best from the motherland... enjoy !!
Exclusive Preview: Zepherin Saint "Zepherin Saint Edits 001" (CD-R)
What we have here is the first installment in a new series of edit packages coming from Zepherin Saint in 2014. Included are masterly crafted four-to-the-floor re-imaginations of Ledisi's "I gotta get to you" (from her 2011 album "Pieces of me") and "Ah yeah" by Robert Glasper featuring Musiq Soulchild and Chrisette Michele (from the album "Black radio" released in 2012), both staying respectful to the original while oozing with Zepherin Saint's signature soulful yet spell binding sound.
Kenny Thomas & BKT "You are in my system" / "Burnin' up" (Soul-Fi Records CD Promo)
For their first release in 2014, Soul-Fi Records bring us a mind-blowing remake of the 1982 classic "You are in my system" by The System by Kenny Thomas and BKT (Brian Keys Tharme). First up we have Spiritchaser's (Mark Bamford & Richard Earnshaw) chunky workout laced with enchanting synth melodies which harmonize perfectly with Kenny Thomas unmistakable vocals. Next BKT contributes an 80's inspired synth fueled rendition, followed by Soulfunktion (Wally Walton & Brian Keys Tharme) who drop a super melodious truly soulful deeply groovin' interpretation. Also included is an infectiously thumpin' prime-time ready remix by Spiritchaser of the brand new "Burnin' up" which comes armed with inebriant key hooks.
Effort Gashu "The Bulawayo EP" (Atal Music CD Promo)
For quite some time now, Atal Music have been blessing us with nothing but the best in South African house music. Their latest offering, the stunning "The Bulawayo EP" from Zimbabwe's Effort Gashu which features not less than six massive afro-deep productions, is no exception, with the spell binding rhythms and enticing melodies guaranteed to cause a stir on the floor. A truly eclectic release giving you plenty of choices to work the floor.
Various "FOMP present Under Pressure Records" (FOMP CD Promo)
To cut a long story short, what we have here is a seminal compilation showcasing up and rising South African label Under Pressure Records and the artists under its wings. The twelve featured tracks from the likes of Rider Five02, Budda Sage, EleRoots, K-Maroo, King Wave, Kul-Chad Soul, Soul Varti, Lazy-Les, Mizz, Mthi Wa Afrika and ZolaEmoBoys take you on a breathtaking truly exhilarating journey through deepest South African house music territory, letting you explore the many different flavors the motherland has to offer.
Exclusive Preview: Michele Papa featuring MJ White "Drifting" (MJM Digital CD Promo)
We here at Spirit of House are proud to introduce you to the inaugural release on brand new label MJM Digital launched by MJ White, Michelle Papa and Jamunjakota. The superb truly soulful "Drifting" is produced by Michele Papa and combines the one-of-a-kind emotive vocals of MJ White with heavenly synth melodies and gentle yet irresistibly thumpin' rhythms, altogether spreading a mesmerizing feel you can't resist to dance to. Highly recommended.
Sugar Groove presents Joe Jackson "Steppin' out" (2014 Remixes)(Sugar Groove CD Promo)
Sugar Groove bring us brand new jaw-dropping re-imaginations of Joe Jackson's 1982 hit single "Steppin' out" (originally included on his album "Night and day"), a melange of catchy piano hooks, rudimentary electronic treatment, classic vocal pop and an utterly infectious rhythm track in its original form. Swift of DJN Project stays true to the original on his enthralling rework built around a ruthlessly thumpin' backdrop which lets the piano and vocals shine, while Jeremias Santiago drops a hypnotizing tribal-esque rework laced with freaky keys and chords.