review logoThe heat is on with this weeks update loaded with the latest and greatest in soulful and afro house music... enjoy !!

Wipe The Needle featuring Alex Lattimore "Wait" (Makin' Moves Records Promo)

The latest offering from Makin' Moves is the glamorous "Wait" by Wipe The Needle (Lee Gomez) and Alex Lattimore, beyond the shadow of a doubt this masterly crafted slice of timeless soulful bliss laced with the inimitable deeply deeply rooted of Alex Lattimore, grand jazzy keys, dreamful chords and a smooth yet thrilling organic backdrop is not to be missed...

Sol Brown featuring Angela Johnson "Get over" (Love Stay Recordings Promo)

Love Stay Recordings return to Spirit of House with the phantasmagorical "Get over" by DJ/producer Sol Brown, to cut right to the chase this eminent soulful production with an irresistibly groovin' organic musical backing leading the way for exquisite jazzy keys, lush chords and the incomparable sultry vocals of songstress Angela Johnson comes highly recommended.

DJ Umbi featuring Vincent Bates "Do it with style" (HSR Records Promo)

Coming soon to HSR Records is this splendorous remake of the Webster Lewis disco/soul/funk classic "Do it with style" (originally released back in 1976) by DJ Umbi and Vincent Bates. Most definitely, this stunning four-to-the-floor re-imagination featuring the fabulous vocal stylings of Vincent Bates and luxurious keys and chords over an infectious funktified backdrop will cast a spell on you...

Yooks featuring Unqle Chriz "I care" (Newtown Recordings Promo)

Earlier this year, UK DJ/producer Yooks presented his magnificent debut album "The world you're in", now is back with a brand new single "I care" featuring South African vocalist Unqle Chriz. To make it short", "I care" featuring the incredible deeply felt vocals of Unqle Chriz alongside luscious keys, ethereal chords and gentle yet captivating rhythms is sheer musical bliss...

BrightKay feat Nhlanzeko "Sweet Journey EP" (Cool Staff Records Promo)

Once again, Cool Staff Records grace us with a marvelous package having soulful written all over... The "Sweet Journey EP" by BrightKay includes two fantastic productions, both laced with the beautiful spirited vocal stylings of Nhlanzeko. First up is "Do I" an enticingly groovin' track that is very melodic and soulful, next we have "Another chance" oozing with an enthralling truly entrancing late night vibe.

Morena featuring Carlos Mena "I am your DJ" (Ocha Mzansi Promo)

South African artist Morena (originally of the Mushroom Boyz production duo) presents the wicked "I am your DJ" EP which features two equally great afro deep productions. The downright hypnotizing title track "I am your DJ" is all about the inexorably thumpin' rhythms, tantalizing synths and the uber cool spoken words of Carlos Mena, while "Talisman" is a deeper than deep instrumental oozing with utterly mesmerizing melodies. Essential.

Zimosoul featuring MaXx "Azania" (Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

South African DJ/producer Zimosoul returns to Merecumbe Recordings with "Azania" an expertly crafted afro house track oozing with the amazing vocals of MaXx, enchanting synths and intriguing rhythms. The track is taken to the next level by Moroccan afro house maestro Cee ElAssaad.whose mind-blowing interpretation introduces a killer organ solo and absolutely relentless rhythms.

Goodnite Gladys "Neither one" (Deeper Side of CyberJamz Records Promo)

Back in July, Chicago DJ/producer Kelly G gave us his take on the Gladys Knight & The Pips classic "Neither one of us", forthcoming to Deeper Side of CyberJamz are truly scintillating four-to-the-floor re-imaginations by Sinsay serving both a rich organic rendition and deeper late night dub workout, and Sounbwoy who injects a serious dose of funk on his dope rework.