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Mr. Eclectic "Eclectic energy" (Pasqua Records Promo)

Coming soon to Pasqua Records is label head Mr. Eclectic's first EP release entitled "Eclectic energy" loaded with four expertly crafted cuts. First up is "Hasira hasara" featuring the unmistakable vocal stylings of Tina Ardor and inebriant synth melodies over an enthralling afro-deep groove, next is "Higher" an enchanting slice of late night goodness featuring Mr. Eclectic on vocals, followed by "What a feeling" a tantalizing afrocentric track laced with the unmatched sultry vocals of Morris Revy and sumptuous keys, and finally there is "The dub" featuring moody strings and pads together with charming chants by Mr. Eclectic over irresistible rhythms.

Various "500 Steps" (MoBlack Records Promo)

Leading afro house music label MoBlack Records celebrate their 500th release in proper style with "500 Steps" which features a truly eclectic and jaw-dropping selection of gems from the labels immaculate catalogue. With each track handpicked by label head MoBlack (Mimmo Falcone) himself, "500 Steps" presents ten past releases that have inspired and shaped the multifaceted afro house music genre, from an illustrious list of artists such as Coeus, Emmanuel Jal, FNX Omar, Mabiisi, Armonica, Moojo featuring Lass, Notre Dame, Stones & Bones featuring Toshi, Manoo, Suka, Zakes Bantwini featuring Nana Atta, FatouMata & Juan (FR), Nyaruach and Nandu.

Shannon Chambers "I remember" (T's Crates Records Promo)

The latest offering from T's Crates Records is the phantasmagorical "I remember" by Shannon Chambers, a soulful sand melodious lice of dance floor goodness guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy through the smooth yet absolutely intriguing percussion enriched rich organic musical backing, luxurious keys, entrancing chord progressions and the uber cool male vocals. Nuff said...

Devon Howard "Need to survive" (FunkHut Records Promo)

Don't miss out on the fantastic "Need to survive" produced and mixed by FunkHut Records label owner DJ Pope, with the lyrics performed in grand style by Devon Howard. To male a long story short, "Need to survive" oozing with Devon Howard's inimitable deep-rooted vocals, bodacious keys, heavenly pads, dope guitar riffs and an infectious funked soaked backdrop is sheer musical bliss...

DJ Disciple featuring Beatweezy "One more chance" (Shino Blackk Remix)(Catch 22 Recordings Promo)

The first new release from Catch 22 Recordings for this week is the scintillating "One more chance" by DJ Disciple and vocalist Beatweezy remixed by Shino Blackk. Beyond any questions, Beatweezy's incomparable tempting vocals together with the phat keys, dreamful chords and the smooth yet downright spell binding rich organic musical backing are guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

DJ Disciple presents Innervisions "I didn't run, I walked away to get a better me" (Kritik SA Remix)(Catch 22 Recordings Promo)

The second new release from Catch 22 Recordings for this week is the Kritik SA remix of "I didn't run, I walked away to gt a better me" by DJ Disciple and Just Valarie from Innervisions (we previously reviewed the Demarkus Lewis remix). This time around, Just Valarie's incredible vocals are combined with captivating percussive rhythms, lush keys and ethereal pads to create a glamorous soulful gem.

Gino Strike featuring Sky Musique "Broken mirrors" (Nervous Records Promo)

South African DJ/producer Gino Strike makes his debut on Nervous Records with "Broken mirrors" a superb collaboration with songstress Sky Musique. "Broken mirrors" is a glorious soulful production with a contaminous funked-up backdrop leading the way the beautiful emotive vocals of Sky Musique, magnificent jazzy keys, sublime horns and wicked guitar. On remix duty is Tedd Patterson who reworks the original into an inexorably stompin' prime time favorite.

Nick Power "Just hold on" (Music Power Records Promo)

We welcome Music Power Records to Spirit of House with the indisputably splendorous and truly soulful "Just hold on" by Nick Power. To make a long story short, "Just hold on" is top-notch soulful house music, with a smooth organic musical backing serving as foundation for amazing deeply felt female vocals, grand jazzed-up keys and heavenly chord progressions.