With so much fresh music being put out at the moment, we are not able to consider everything for our weekly updates that covers each featured release in detail. For this reason - and whenever time permits - we will try to close the gap with a new format called Short Reviews. And of course these reviews will be accompanied by a mix show that will also feature alternate versions of previously reviewed releases.
So let us welcome you to the new Short Reviews on Spirit of House !!
This first edition is kicked off with a truly smooth and laidback reworking of Ledisi's "Lost and found" courtesy of Jersey Soul who stay respectful to the original while subtly transforming it for the soulful dance floors (CD-R). Next are the remixes of Steve SoulBasics' "Kuchwa" by Jay Tripwire, Brazilian Soul Crew (BSC), Bradford James and Steve SoulBasics himself that all keep the vibe deep and soulful, with Jay Tripwire's take being on an electronic tip (Seed Records CD Promo). German producer and DJ Sasha Alazy presents the feel good "In your mind" featuring a sexy vocal by Mel and beautiful Spanish guitar over a summery, laidback groove. Various remixes ranging from mellow to peak time by the likes of Clemens Rumpf, Christian Scott, Sirkhan and Colin Sales are included, with more to follow soon (Ospina Digital Records CD Promo)
Dr. Drummer and Ambient P. are the producers behind the Team DeLuxe album out on Pino Music that brings you some classy tracks that melt soulful house grooves with elements from salsa, funk, disco and more. The first single release lifted from SoulHeat Records' Miami sampler is "Heavenly" by Ali Sural, featuring a passionate vocal courtesy of Gamze over a groovy yet soulful backing. Both JedSet and DJ Circle power things up for some peak time action, while Joey Silvero relaxes the vibe. Lastly there is a lovely jackin' dub included (SoulHeat Records CD Promo). Some truly hot CD-R action comes in form of Adam Cruz' interpretations of Beyonce's "Hollywood" that are nothing else than irresistible.
"I dream of ducks" by Mike Monday (Indeependent Records) is a simple yet very effective deep house track featuring wicked male vocals and synths that altogether create a relentless vibe. Out for some time now, but definitely worth a mention is "Wizeman" by Copyright where the boys use one of their resistless tribal grooves and add some catchy vocals and synths to create a dance floor anthem.