"Above the clouds" first appeared on Gotta Keep Faith's "WMC Miami Sampler 2014", now we finally can enjoy this timeless soulful gem by Mus Three (Piero Napolitano, Lino Baccaro & Marco Bellavia), Tantra-Zawadi and Dana Bird in its full glory. The original version is utterly soulful, with deep'n'gentle tribalesque rhythms leading the way for grand jazzy keys, the unrivaled spoken word poetry of Tantra-Zawadi and the sweet vocals of Dana Bird. The Funklovers contribute a masterly orchestrated soul/funk infused interpretation as only they can do, Spiritual Blessings add their signature unadulterated deep touch, DJ Umbi delivers an inspiring Space-Disco rework, and finally there is a raw'n'deep acid tinged workout by Mr. Fuzz oozing with a tantalizing late night vibe.
South African producer Trevor D (Trevor Rofhiwa Muremi) returns to SanDisco Recordings with the marvelous "Our first kiss", a truly beautiful afro-soul infused gem featuring the emotive vocals of Lucky TruVocal (Lucky Ndaweni). The main mixes are mesmerizing yet soulful, with the deep afrocentric rhythms together with the gorgeous keys, heavenly chords and the tempting vocals being guaranteed to make you yearn for more. From MonkMusiQ (Thabang Kraai) comes a hypnotizing workout sure to set the floor on fire thanks to resistless rhythms and inebriant melodies, and last but not least DJ Sponge (Bonginkosi Mthembu) rounds off the package with a tripped-out late night rendition laced with luscious keys.
The masterly crafted soul oozing "Let go" by Nick Power and Paul 'Mojito' Satchell is a tribute to the late Soul Kandi DJ David 'DJ Spice' Spicer who passed away in September 2014. The timeless original version features the unrivaled deeply rooted vocals of Stephanie Cooke alongside grand jazzy piano and heavenly chords over a spell binding yet smoothly groovin' backdrop. Soulfuledge contribute a superb remix with deeply thumpin' rhythms leading the way for the lush keys and wonderful vocals, and last but not least there is Soulplate's 'Let The Sun In ReDub' spreading a hypnotizing late night feel through the deep'n'raw rhythms and seductive melodies.
Brand new label House of Stone presents their impressive inaugural release "Roots 2015" compiled by Stones & Bones. "Roots 2015" is a true delight for any lover of the different shades of house music the motherland has to offer, featuring both instrumental and vocal productions from an illustrious list of artists: Baffa Jones, DJ Nascent, Chymamusiq, House Victimz, Philani Zuma, Stones & Bones, Mas X, The Lamberti Boyz, C-Major SA featuring Venom, V.P.S Projects featuring Siya, DJ Fale featuring Casper J Stone, Luka featuring Mz. Jay, Monocles & Slezz & Oral Deep & Prinsloo, Lilac Jeans featuring Sue, Infected Soul featuring Casper J Stone, T-Phonix featuring Prince, Deepconsoul featuring KG and Stones & Bones featuring Julius Malema. In other words, a jaw-dropping truly eclectic selection of afro-goodness by no means to be missed...
Ever since we first heard this production about two month ago, we loved this song... The original version was previously included on the "Kings of Groove Miami 2015" sampler, now the full single including a fabulous remix by Oral Deep has arrived. "Thousand days & nights" by VeneiGrette is truly tantalizing yet oozing with a gorgeous soulful vibe, with deep spell binding rhythms leading the way for illustrious keys, heavenly chords and Manzi Khenito's wonderful emotive vocals. Oral Deep take the song to even deeper grounds, with the subtle truly resistless rhythms together with the mesmerizing atmospheric synth melodies and haunting vocals spreading a hypnotizing feel guaranteed to send the floor into a frenzy.
The next release on up and rising Soulful Sentiments Records is the paramount "House to Jazz Experience EP" loaded with four sophisticated jazz infused productions. First up is "After the talk" a super smooth soul drenched gem laced with grandiose jazzy saxophone, melodious keys and sexy vocal chants over gentle rhythms. Next is "In my thoughts", a laidback deeply groovin' jewel that is all about the charming jazzy piano, enriched with some sweet wildlife sounds in the back. "Look at yourself" fuses the inimitable vocals of Darian Crouse with a splendiferous jazzy saxophone, delectable jazzy piano and a loungey backdrop, and finally on "Lead me on" Deepconsoul team up with JayKay, ShimmyTones and JahBand to deliver an inspiring production oozing with the blissful sounds of sweet guitars, fantastic jazzy keys, classy saxophone and dulcet percussive rhythms.