Only the very best and latest in soulful and afro house music made this weeks update... enjoy !!
Sir LSG featuring Carla Prather "Let it be" (GoGo Music CD Promo)
In preparation for Sir LSG's long awaited full length album "Moving circles" which will drop shortly, GoGo Music grace us with the third single taken from it, the splendiferous and truly uplifting "Let it be" which features the unrivaled majestic vocals of house music diva Carla Prather alongside sublime jazzed-up keys, heavenly chords, lovely guitar and a gentle yet thrilling percussion enriched organic backdrop. In other words, top-notch soulful house music...
Darryl D'Bonneau "Strong love" (Jonny Montana Remix)(New Generation Records CD Promo)
In summer of 2011, legendary New Generation Records released "Strong love" a magnificent slice of classic house by Darryl D'Bonneau (complete with stellar remixes by K.O.H, UPI, DeepCitySoul and Deeptonic), later that year remixes by Temple Movement and Frances Magliano & Joy Halliday followed. Now this soulful gem is back in grandiose new interpretations by Jonny Montana who injects his precious smooth and melodious yet compelling organic jazz drenched touch to take the song to a whole new level.
Alpha & Olmega featuring Aubrey Black "Unknown beauty" (Bedfunk Records CD Promo)
Five year ago, Strictly Music blessed us with their massive "Miami Sampler 2012" which included the phenomenal "Unknown beauty" by South African production duo Alpha & Omega, a verily tantalizing production featuring sublime spoken words by Aubrey Black and lush keys over deep afrocentric rhythms. Finally this gem gets a proper single release, with the original version being accompanied by a marvelous soul/jazz/funk infused organic broken beat flavored interpretation guaranteed to make you yearn for more, and an utterly mesmerizing afro-deep workout laced with entrancing ethereal melodies sure send the dancers into a frenzy.
Distant People and Marie Tweek "No divide" (Vibe Boutique Records CD Promo)
Vibe Boutique Records continue to bless us with nothing but the best in soulful house music with the dazzling "No divide" by Distant People (Joey Silvero) and vocalist Marie Tweek. The original is sheer class, with a contaminous funked-up backdrop serving as foundation for glorious jazzy keys, luscious chords and Marie Tweek's unmistakable deep-rooted vocals. Next are truly spectacular remixes by Chymamusique, Kelvin Sylvester, Piers Kirwan and Monodeluxe all adding their distinctive soulful/afro/deep touch, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version...
Brandon Williams featuring Jean Baylor "Stronger" (The 2017 Remixes)(Jack 2 Jazz Records CD Promo)
Back in April 2014, Reel People Music released the wonderful r&b/soul ballad "Stronger" by Brandon Williams featuring the masterly emotive vocals of Jean Baylor (formerly one half of 90's r&b duo Zhane), complete with an excellent four-to-the-floor remix by Paris Cesvette. This jewel returns in fresh remixes for 2017, with Paris Cesvette serving a brand new interpretation enriched with illustrious keys and an inexorably thumpin' backdrop that stays true and respectful to the original, and Luis 'LooweeR' Rivera who delivers a super smooth and soulful rendition fusing the beautiful vocals with exquisite melodic keys and a gentle yet captivating organic backing.
Daryl & Oli D "Take you there" (HSR Records CD Promo)
HSR Records continue to serve us the perfect soundtrack for the summer with the gorgeous "Take you there" by Daryl & Oli D. To cut right to the chase, the infectious "Take you there" built around a vibrant funked-up backdrop, wicked guitar, luxurious keys and sexy truly seductive female vocals is a feel-good affair guaranteed to get your feet movin'...
Afro Deep Pick: Young DJ "Rising Rhythm EP" (Stellar Disco Records CD Promo)
Courtesy of South African DJ/producer Young DJ comes the scintillating "Rising Rhythm EP" loaded with three mind-blowing deeper than deep afro house tracks perfect for late night, early morning play thanks to enthralling rhythms, inebriant melodies and cleverly used vocal sprinkles. Not to forget to mention the truly stunning remixes by Doug Gomez who takes us on a trippy jazzed-up afro/latin infused journey and Djeli who serve a hypnotizing slice of funky atmospheric afro-deep bliss laced with a killer organ ride.