review logoThis week's update is loaded with the latest and greatest in vocal soulful/afro house music... enjoy !!

Joseph Davis "This is love" (Deep Fusion Records Promo)

Deep Fusion Records have a beauty in their hands with "This is love" by Joseph 'JoeFlame' Davis, a verily soulful yet compelling production with a smooth organic backing leading the way for Joseph Davis unmatched haunting vocals, sublime horns, lush keys and celestial chords. Not to forget to mention the stellar remixes by Gabriel 'MR KG' Motsa and Sithembiso 'Blizzard Beats' Kekana both adding their signature soulful touch, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version...

David Bailey featuring Shezar x Jaybay "Get your body down to the floor" (Crackazat Remix)(Makin' Moves Promo)

In spring of last year, Makin' Moves gave us the phantasmagorical "Get you body down to the floor" by London's own David Bailey laced with the incredible vocals by Shezar (Sherelle Mckenzie) and Jaybay, now the track returns in a blazin' hot remix by Crackazat who combines the vocals with sumptuous jazzed-up keys, grand saxophone and an intriguing rich organic backdrop.

The Shapeshifters featuring Kimberly Davis "Second chance" (Remixes)(Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Back in February, we introduced you to "Second chance" by The Shapeshifters (aka Simon Marlin) an inspiring discotastic production featuring the incomparable vocals of Chic vocalist Kimberly Davis, now up-and-coming Italian producer Moplen adds his landmark truly magical touch to take the track which became an instant disco anthem to a whole new level. Also included is the beautiful previously unreleased 'The Shapeshifters Reprise'.

Soulbridge featuring Dana Divine "If the love is true" (HSR Records Promo)

To be released soon through HSR Records will be this splendorous sun drenched production by Italy's Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) which features the eminent vocal stylings of songstress Dana Divine, luscious keys and lovely guitars over a captivating organic musical backing. FAM Disco contribute a scintillating boogie influenced interpretation that is verily uplifting and enthralling.

Oded Nir featuring. Chappell "Again & again" (Remixes)(Suntree Records Promo)

Out now on Suntree Records is "Again & again" the sixth single from Oded Nir's celebrated album "Rooftop Conversations". Originally released back in summer of 2014 (remixes by Steven Stone, Haldo and AM2PM followed in fall of 2014), "Again & again" featuring Chappell's unmistakable sensitive vocals was re-touched and re-tweaked by Oded Nir whose '2019 Album Mix' stays true to the original, while Scott Diaz 'Grand Plans Rub' oozes with a spell binding underground-esque vibe sure to cast a spell on you.

Morttimer Snerd III "2 Late EP" (Miggedy Entertainment Promo)

Currently on promo through Miggedy Entertainment is this lovely four-to-the-floor re-imagination by Morttimer Snerd III of "It's too late" (a song by Carole King taken from her 1971 album "Tapestry") which stays true and respectful to the original, letting Carole King's expressive vocals and the wonderful orchestration shine while transforming the song into a soulful 4/4 affair.

Biko King featuring Poter "Emzini kababa" (Bodikela Recordings Promo)

Bodikela Recordings return to Spirit of House with “Emzini kababa” by South African producer Biko King, an entrancing slice of afro goodness sure to send the dancers into a frenzy through the irresistible rhythms, enticing keys and the amazing heartfelt vocals of Poter. On remix duty are Divided Souls & Samuri who deliver a truly mesmerizing journey to deepest imaginable afro house grounds.

DJ Qness featuring Lizwi "Imithwalo" (FNX Omar Remix)(NiteGrooves Records Promo)

In June of last year, NiteGrooves Records unleashed "Imithwalo" by South African artist DJ Qness which features the inimitable vocals of Lizwi, now the track returns in a fervid remix by Moroccan DJ/producer FNX Omar whose downright hypnotizing afro-deep workout is sure to take over dance floors by storm thanks to the inexorable rhythms and inebriant synth melodies.