This weeks update features only the very best and latest in soulful house music... enjoy !!
Tortured Soul featuring N'Dea Davenport "I might do something wrong" (TSTC Records CD Promo)
"I might do something wrong", the first ever single from Tortured Soul originally released back in 2001, returns in a brand new mind-blowing collaboration with Brand New Heavies vocalist N'Dea Davenport. The release features an overwhelming selection of superb re-imaginations of this timeless song guaranteed to make you yearn for more. John-Christian Urich & JKriv serve an uplifting soul/funk infused interpretation oozing with the beloved Tortured Soul sound, Quentin Harris delivers an exciting deep'n'dirty rework on a mesmerizing underground-esque tip, John-Christian Urich's wicked '2 Flavors Mix' starts off deep'n'moody before halfway through turning into a warm organic funked-up affair, and finally there is Ethan White's blissful journey to the deep fueled with glorious melodies and hypnotizing rhythms.
The Gate Keepers featuring Deep Elementz "Moonlight lovers" (Night Scope Deep Recordings CD Promo)
The next release on Night Scope Deep Recordings comes courtesy of The Gate Keepers (aka Black Orchestra and Carl Hanssen) and label head Deep Elementz who bless us with "Moonlight lovers", an awe-inspiring unadulterated deep'n'soulful underground house gem built around deeply groovin' old school inspired rhythms, heavenly synth melodies, sublime jazzy keys and not to forget to mention Deep Elementz' haunting vocals. By no means to be missed...
Bucie featuring Zakes Bantwini "Do you" (Tribe Records CD Promo)
Tribe Records are on a roll at the moment as they continue to grace us with nothing but the best in soulful house music, with their next release being a full single release of "Do you" by Bucie, a song taken from her highly acclaimed album "Princess of House" released end of 2011. The beautiful original version of "Do you" combines the emotive vocals by Bucie and guest artist Zakes Bantwini with lush keys and deep yet gentle afrotastic rhythms, Jihad Muhammad's splendiferous rendition uses infectious tribal-esque rhythms as playground for the vocals, grand keys and killer jazzy organ, and finally DJ Rancido takes the song to deepest soulful grounds on his delightful interpretation laced with empyreal synths melodies and dulcet jazzy keys.
Lemon & Herb featuring Kholi "Heaven" (Ocha Records CD Promo)
Back in May of this year, we were celebrating the stellar remix package of Lemon & Herb's wonderful "Velani", now the DJ/production trio from South Africa is back with a fresh production. Not many words are needed to describe "Heaven", a paramount slice of soulful house having timeless written all over - quite simply, Kholi's deeply rooted vocals together with the enticing keys and smooth'n'deep yet thrilling rhythms are guaranteed to put a spell on you. Watch out for Lemon & Herb's upcoming full length release expected to drop soon...
Neal Conway featuring Taihisha "Don't want to lose" (In the Zone Records CD Promo)
"Don't want to lose" is the latest offering in the series of highly fruitful collaborations by Neal Conway and Taihisha Grant - to cut a long story short, "Don't want to lose" is sheer musical bliss, oozing with Neal Conway's one-of-a-kind old school inspired underground flavored sound and Taihisha Grant's incomparable deeply felt vocals. Not to forget to mention the diverse truly impressive selection of remixes by the likes of DJ Ant B, Pure Elevation, Calvin Morgan, Joe Carrano, Earl TuTu & John Khan, DJ Guido and Neal Conway himself. Quite simply a timeless soulful gem not to be missed.
Chris Nigel "Renditions Vol. IV" (Modulate goes Digital CD Promo)
Modulate does Digital give us the forth installment in Chris Nigel's "Renditions" series where he reworks songs from different genres for the soulful orientated dance floors. Three equally massive tracks are included: you get absolutely irresistible yet smooth four-to-the-floor reworkings of "So in love" by Jill Scott featuring Anthony Hamilton and "Honey" by Erykah Badu as well as the magnificent "Afro swing", a laidback yet captivating jazz infused afro-percussive dance floor gem.