Only the very best and latest in soulful house music can be found in this weeks update - enjoy !!!
Kiki Kyte "Disco chick" (John Morales & Rob Hardt Remixes)(SedSoul Records CD Promo)
Back in July, we were celebrating "Disco chick", an uplifting slice of old school inspired disco produced by Cool Million (Frank Ryle & Rob Hardt) and performed in grand style by Kiki Kyte, now this gem returns in dazzling truly outstanding re-imaginations. First up, legendary John Morales adds his magical touch to take the original version to the next level on his nine minute plus boogietastic extension, next we have Rob Hardt who transforms the song into a Giorgio Moroder inspired four-to-the-floor weapon (think "I feel love" and you get the idea).
Angelo Draetta featuring Kimicoh "Never give up" (Leda Music CD Promo)
Following up his recent successful collaboration with Phillip Ramirez and Tommie Cotton, Italian DJ/producer Angelo Draetta joins forces with vocalist Kimicoh to once again grace us with a slice of top-notch soulful house music. "Never give up" features Kimocoh's unmistakable sultry vocals alongside glamorous keys and old school inspired organic rhythms, altogether spreading an entrancing feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you.
Cafe 432 featuring Asia Yarwood "Voodoo" (Soundstate Records CD Promo)
Hot on the heels of the feel-good anthem "Love take over" (which features renowned songstress Rose Windross on vocals) Cafe 432 present yet another truly gorgeous expertly crafted soulful gem entitled "Voodoo". To cut right to the chase, an utterly infectious yet smooth organic backdrop lays the foundation for sweet guitars, illustrious keys and the incomparable haunting vocals of Asia Yarwood - beyond the shadow of a doubt, "Voodoo" is sheer musical bliss...
Keith Sibley "Stand by me" (Plastik People Records CD Promo)
"Stand by me" by Keith Sibley is a US garage classic dating back to 1996 when it was released on Dutch label Dazzle Records (actually this was one of the first records ever reviewed on Spirit of House) complete with remixes by New Jersey legend Eddie Perez, now this jewel returns complete with stellar remixes. Label head Marc Cotterell has been pulling out all the stops on his truly dope old skool inspired remix loaded with a blazin' hot organ ride, Crackazat serves a mesmerizing late night workout, and finally Johan S contributes an uplifting rendition on a classic tip.
Guido P "I can feel it" (HSR Records CD Promo)
Italy's Guido P is back on Spirit of House with "I can feel it", an enthralling production destined to take over dance floors by storm thanks to an utterly contaminous ruthlessly bouncing backdrop which serves as playground for exquisite keys, celestial chords and tempting vocal sprinkles, altogether spreading an exhilarating feel you can't resist to dance.
Benji Candelario, Arnold Jarvis & Nina Lares "Higher" (Defected Records CD Promo)
Forthcoming on Defected Records is the mind-boggling "Higher" by Benji Candelario featuring legendary house music vocalist Arnold Jarvis who duets with Nina Lares. Undoubtedly, "Higher" is verily hypnotizing tech-soul bliss, with absolutely relentlessly pulsating rhythms leading the way for inebriant synth melodies and the unmistakable truly one-of-a-kind vocals by Arnold Jarvis and Nina Lares. Not to be missed...