We are celebrating WMC 2016 with an XXL update loaded with nothing but the latest in soulful house music - enjoy !!
Rhemi "Shake your body down" (Rhemi Music CD Promo)
Next up on Rhemi Music is "Shake your body down" by label heads Rhemi (Neil Pierce & Ziggy Funk), to cut right to the chase this is a truly paramount jazz/funk soaked dance floor gem spreading a summery feel-good vibe through the uber funky organic backdrop, glorious keys, sublime chords and grandiose horns. Put differently, "Shake you body down" is a sure-fire dance floor weapon you can't resist to dance to...
Luyo "WDYWFM" (Double Cheese Records CD Promo)
Double Cheese Records label head Luyo heralds the summer with the absolutely mind-blowing, truly uplifting and verily tantalizing "WDYWFM" as irresistible yet smoothly thumpin' rhythms lay the foundation for an illustrious hammond solo, splendiferous jazzy keys, exquisite chords and inspiring female vocals. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, "WDYWFM" is guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy...
Donny Hathaway "The ghetto" (Andy Caldwell Bootleg Mix)(Dope Den CD Promo)
The mostly instrumental jazz/latin-jazz flavored anthem "The ghetto" was released as the first single off American soul singer Donny Hathaway's debut album "Everything is everything" in 1970. From Andy Caldwell comes an expertly crafted truly respectful four-to-the-floor re-imagination of this classic that is deep yet soulful, fusing Donny Hathaway's one-of-a-kind vocals and the original orchestration with gentle yet thrilling 4/4 rhythms.
From P60 with Lisa Shaw "Magic" (2016 Remixes)(KingStreet Records CD Promo)
Four years ago, KingStreet Records graced us with "Magic" by Hungary's Zoltan Nagy aka From P60 and songstress Lisa Shaw, now this beautiful track returns in brand new remixes. First up we have the team of Rightside and Mark Di Meo who deliver a superb soul infused interpretation oozing with a glamorous laidback vibe, combining Lisa Shaw's unrivaled sultry vocals with gorgeous melodious keys and gentle percussive rhythms. Next is Jarred Gallo with his funked-up deep house rework full of exhilarating dreamy melodies. The package also includes the stellar Jon Silva and Harley & Muscle remixes from the original 2012 release.
PM Project featuring Sabrina Chyld "Love me" (Kings of Groove Records CD Promo)
Forthcoming on Kings of Groove Records is "Love me", a track guaranteed to send shivers down your spine through the mesmerizing atmospheric synth melodies, Sabrina Chyld's unmistakable seductive vocals and the deep driving rhythms. Kings of Groove somewhat relax the vibe, giving the track a dreamy late night feel with heavenly melodies and gently bouncin' rhythms accompanying Sabrina Chyld's wonderful vocals.
DJ Kik featuring Lorena "Close your eyes (let it control)"(Part 2)(Different Muziq Records CD Promo)
In fall of 2012, Different Muziq Records released "Close your eyes (let it control)" by DJ Kik, a track featuring the admirable sensitive vocals of Lorena. Now they present the previously unreleased re-imaginations by DeepNight who transform the track into an utterly sexy and beguiling slice of soulful summery blissfulness. The 'Dubby Mix' is an entrancing alteration oozing with a glorious late night feel.
Vangela Crowe "My medicine" (New Generation Records CD Promo)
Legendary New Jersey label New Generation Records have a beauty in their hands with "My medicine", the latest offering by the highly talented Vangela Crowe whose impressive deeply felt rendition of the lyrics (a unique combination of speaking and singing) makes this underground-esque soulful gem produced by B.S.A. something truly special. The remixes by Shino Blackk, Ricci Melillo and Corey Holmes take the song to the next level, keeping the vibe soulful and inspiring.
AfroniQue Soulz featuring Olwethu Xhayimpi "Iskhalo sentombi" (Antidote Music CD Promo)
The marvelous "Iskhalo sentombi" marks the debut for AfroniQue Soulz (short for African Unique Soulz) and vocalist Olwethu Xhayimpi on up and rising Antidote Music. "Iskhalo sentombi" is all about the gentle yet captivating rhythms, grand jazzy keys, heavenly chords and the incredible haunting vocals of Olwethu Xhayimpi - sheer musical bliss. The remixes are courtesy of Nteeze & Andy who serve a magnificent groovey rendition oozing with a laidback soulful vibe, and Olej who drops a spell binding deep house interpretation laced with enchanting melodies.
Nina Provencal "Come over" (Makin' Moves CD Promo)
Songstress Nina Provencal and Jihad Muhammad follow-up their massive collaboration "Soul saviour" released back in late 2013 with the fabulous "Come over", to cut a long story short this timeless soulful gem will cast a spell on you thanks to the relentless yet dulcet percussive rhythms, phantasmagorical keys and ethereal chords, not to forget to mention Nina Provencal's unrivaled deeply rooted vocals. By no means to be missed...
Lenny Fontana featuring D-Train "When you feel what love has" (Karmic Power Records CD Promo)
About a year ago, legendary dance music artists Lenny Fontana and James 'D Train' Williams blessed us with "Raise your hands" which took over dance floors by storm, now they present the follow-up single "When you feel what love has". Most definitely, this production is another sure-fire dance floor bomb guaranteed to jam-pack the floor, with utterly infectious ruthlessly thumpin' rhythms leading the way for splendid keys, mesmerizing chords and James 'D Train' Williams inimitable distinctive vocals. The 'NYC Deeper Dubb Mix' further intensifies the vibe, taking the song to deeper utterly tantalizing grounds. Instrumental versions and a radio edit are included as well, giving you plenty of choices to work the floor.
The GroovaLottos with Tantra Zawadi "Just is" (Liberation Multimedia/LM3 CD Promo)
Soul/funk/blues band The GroovaLottos (aka Eddie Ray Johnson, Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor and Melvin 'MEL' Coombs, Jr.) truly grace us with "Just is", the first single taken from a mixtape entitled "A trip to paradise". Quite simply, the dazzling classic house song "Just is" is an enthralling truly spiritual journey down memory lane, oozing with glamorous vocals, the incomparable spoken word poetry of Tantra Zawadi and a stunning lively orchestration, altogether spreading an uplifting feel guaranteed to make you yearn for more.
Marco Fedez & Juan Fierro featuring Bobby Alexander "I belong to another" (MuSol Recordings CD Promo)
MuSol Recordings follow-up their current club smash "Felt like heaven" by TCM (featuring Marc Evans on vocals) with yet another release destined to set the floor on. The uplifting "I belong to another" by Marco Fedez and Juan Fierro is built around a hard-hitting merciless backdrop, fantastic piano solos, catchy chords and inspiring passionate vocals by Bobby Alexander. On remix duty are Random Soul who add their signature touch, turning the track into an utterly groovey funk/soul infused affair.
Tee-Jay "The dream" (FRQNCY Music CD Promo)
We are going to keep it sweet and short with the review of the inaugural release of brand new label FRQNCY Music... "The dream" by Tee-Jay is a spell binding truly soulful afro house production using gentle yet compelling rhythms as playground for Tee-Jay's magnificent emotive vocals, delectable keys and charming chords.
Anakin "The other poem" (Digital Generation Records CD Promo)
Digital Generation introduce us to newcomer Anakin whose "The other poem" is an uber smooth yet entrancing afro house track fusing infectiously groovin' rhythms with sublime keys, dreamy chords and Anakin's phat spoken word poetry. We are certain we will here more from Anakin in the near future... Nuff said...
Radiolab "After the rain" (Cabana Recordings CD Promo)
Cabana Recordings continue to release nothing but the best in afro house music, with the labels next release being the utterly hypnotizing "After the rain" by Radiolab. Undoubtedly, the utterly contaminous afro-percussive rhythms together with the exhilarating synth melodies and the wicked vocal chants are guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor (you can choose between the full length version, a shorter edit and Justin Imperiale's 'Drum Dub'). The bonus track "The escape" is on a rather stripped back yet similarly hypnotizing, somewhat spacy tip.