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Base Monk featuring Deep Elementz "Rebelz of the underground" (Night Scope Deep Recordings Promo)

In June of this year we were celebrating "Feel the energy" by Base Monk and label head Deep Elementz (Robert Martin), now they are back with the follow up single "Rebelz of the underground". Indisputably, this is underground house music in its purest form, with the deep downright compelling rhythms together with the enchanting melodies and the unique tempting vocals of Deep Elementz spreading an utterly mesmerizing feel sure to set the dance floor ablaze.

NY's Finest, Toney Lee & Status IV "Don't stop keep rising" (Bassline Records Promo)

Renowned Bassline Records present "Don't stop keep rising" a phantasmagorical collaboration by NY's Finest with legendary Toney Lee ("Reach up") and Status IV ("You ain't really down") mixed by Victor Simonelli. Most definitely, this verily uplifting slice of old school inspired dance music bliss reminiscent of the unforgettable 90's vocals jams is guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the enthralling rhythms, sumptuous keys and the unmistakable vocals of Toney Lee and Status IV. Don't miss out on this glittering trip down memory lane...

Cazz Ear featuring Ursula Rucker "Been waiting" (Mike Huckaby Remix)(Tribe Records Promo)

Back in May 2016, we were celebrating "Been waiting" by Cazz Ear, an incredibly tantalizing production using utterly hypnotizing afrotastic rhythms as playground for exhilarating analog synth melodies and Ursula Rucker's incomparable spoken word poetry. Released a few weeks ago on the vinyl EP "Tribe Vibe Vol 01" and soon to be available as digital download is this truly dazzling re-imagination by Detroit legend Mick Huckaby which fuses the unmatched spoken vocal with entrancing keys and deep irresistibly groovin' rhythms. Simply essential...

DJ Pope & Lynette Smith "Addicted" (Doug Gomez Remixes)(KingStreet Records Promo)

The outstanding "Addicted" produced by DJ Pope and performed in grand style by Lynette Smith was originally released back in 2005 on Hustle Music in fabulous remixes by Kerri Chandler, with stellar mixes by DJ Oji and DJ Pope to follow in 2006 on KingStreet Records. Then in summer of 2017, POJI Records released an excellent re-imaginations by DJ Pope, and now KingStreet Records grace us with a terrific verily soulful interpretation by Doug Gomez laced with sublime jazzy keys, ethereal chords and gentle yet captivating percussive rhythms.

La Qtee M presents Holi M "Break away" (4th Quarter Music Promo)

Forthcoming to 4th Quarter Music is "Break away" by La Qtee M, a glorious slice of soulful bliss oozing with the unmistakable emotive vocals of Holi M, luxurious jazzy keys and a smooth afrocentric backing groove. La Qtee M's 'Sweet Edit' gives the track a dreamy truly rich organic feel, FrankStar delivers an uplifting funked-up rework, and last but not least Wax & Loe deepen the vibe on their verily mesmerizing afro-tribal dub workout.

Alia "Can't do without you" (Demarkus Lewis Remix)(Broken Records Promo)

Just released on Broken Records is "Can't do without you" by Australian singer/songwriter Alia (who previously worked with the likes of Craig David and Nelly Furtado). The release features an eclectic selection of remixes, including stunning interpretations by Demarkus Lewis who has been pulling out all the stops to deliver a classy deep house rework built around relentlessly thumpin' rhythms, luscious melodies and the incredible vocal stylings of Alia.

Chelsea Como, Jacko, Dazzle Drums "Missing you" (Klement Bonelli Remix)(TR Records Promo)

In February of this year, TR Records dropped "Missing you" a splendorous collaboration by songstress Chelsea Como with DJ Jacko and Dazzle Drums, now the track has been remixed by Klement Bonelli. In short, his downright tantalizing dark afro-tech rework with melodic synth and fervid rhythms accompanying Chelsea Como's inimitable haunting vocals is a sure-fire dance floor weapon...

Cee ElAssaad featuring Viiiictor May "Ngingumzulu" (Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

Moroccan afro house maestro Cee ElAssaad returns to Merecumbe Recordings with "Ngingumzulu", to cut a long story short this absolutely hypnotizing afro-tech production is guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy thanks to the inexorably bouncin' rhythms, inebriant galactical synth melodies and the distinctive uber cool vocals by Viiiictor May. Nuff said...

Intruderz SA "After Midnight EP" (Union Records Promo)

South African duo Intruderz SA (aka Mlungisi Mncube and Wandile Mkhize) make their debut on Union Records with the dope "After Midnight EP". First up is "Cinderella", a thrilling afro house cut featuring the glamorous vocals of P Elle and SiphoG alongside phat keys and drreamful chords over smooth yet resistlessly groovin' rhythms. Next is the title track "After midnight" an entrancing somewhat psychodelic afro house instrumental destined for late night play.

Dascion "War" (Mantree Recordings Promo)

The latest offering from Mantree Recordings is the Rasmir Mantree produced "War" by Dascion. Without doubt, Mantree Recordings truly bless us with this unadulterated underground house music gem which combines the powerful vocals of Dascion with enchanting keys and remorseless deep rhythms. As usual, Rasmir Mantree contributes a varied selection of equally great variations to choose from.