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Sonic Soul Orchestra featuring Kathy Brown "So into you" (Quantize Recordings Promo)

Courtesy of Sonic Soul Orchestra (JP Firmin) and renowned house music diva Kathy Brown comes a scintillating remake of Michael Watford's all-time 1994 classic "So into you". To make a long story short, this fresh and uplifting rework oozing with an eminent rendition of the lyrics by Kathy Brown, bodacious keys, ethereal chords and a compelling organic backdrop is sure to send the dancers into a frenzy.

Opolopo & Jaki Graham "Fire" (Fool's Paradise Records Promo)

The third release for Mark Knight's recently launched Fool's Paradise label is a super dope collaboration by mighty Scandinavian producer Opolopo with British soul icon Jaki Graham entitled "Fire". Indisputably. "Fire" using an infectious boogie/funk infused musical backing as foundation for Jaki Graham's unmatched inspiring vocals, luscious keys and celestial pads is sure to cast a spell on you.

Steal Vybe & Rona Ray "Kisses don't lie" (Steal Vybe Music Promo)

Acclaimed production duo Steal Vybe (Chris Forman & Damon Bennett) join forces with songstress extraordinaire Rona Ray for the magnificent "Kisses don't lie". Without question, this soulful gem with smooth yet intriguing deeply groovin' rhythms leading the way for the unrivaled haunting vocals of Rona Ray, luxurious keys, heavenly chord progressions and wicked guitar is sheer musical bliss.

Keyshia Cole "Forever is a thing"  (Shino Blackk Rework) (New Generation Records Promo)

Legendary New Generation Records us with a splendorous four-to-the-floor re-imagination of Keyshia Cole's wonderful ballad "Forever is a thing" (a tribute to her late mother) by Shina Blackk. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this lively, funktified 4/4 interpretation letting Keyshia Cole's one-of-a-kind heartfelt vocals shine is sure to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

Black Coffee featuring Bucie "Superman" (Oscar P Edit) (Promo)

We cut back on reviewing bootleg edits for quite some time now, but this one is so cool we have to include in this weeks update... Black Coffee's 2010 worldwide smash hit "Superman" (taken from his celebrated full length album "Home brewed") gets reworked by Oscar P into a sure-fire dance floor weapon, with Bucie's unmistakable sultry vocals accompanied by inexorable afrocentric rhythms and lush keys.

Classic Pick: Bobby D'Ambrosio featuring Michelle Weeks "Moment of my life" (Definity Records 12", 1997)

This was the first release for Def Mix Productions custom label Definity Records. And what a way it was to launch the label... A scintillating Bobby D'Ambrosio produced remake of the Inner Life all-time classic featuring a phenomenal rendition of the lyrics by Michelle Weeks. We got a bit of heat when reviewing the test pressing and faxing the feedback sheet to the label as we were not supposed to be in possession of the test pressing...