review logoDon't miss out on this weeks eclectic selection of the latest in soulful and afro house music...

Kiko Navarro featuring Nader Behravan "You take over" (Afroterraneo Music Promo)

Afroterraneo Music present "You take over", the latest single taken from Kiko Navarro's latest album "Sounds of my breath" which comes complete with a remix by Osunlade. This unique track features breath-work instructions from qigong teacher Nader Behravan alongside a downright hypnotic acid bassline. Osunlade embraces the original while introducing warm pads and subtly syncopated percussion touches to give the track a more dream-like vibe.

Mikki Afflick featuring Morris Revy "Harmony unity love" (Soul Sun Soul Music Promo)

Renowned DJ/producer Mikki Afflick joins forces with Nigerian vocalist extraordinaire Morris Revy for the grandiose afro house production "Harmony unity love". To cut right to the chase, this sure-fire dance floor favorite using smooth yet irresistible afro-percussive rhythms as foundation for the unmistakable sultry vocals of Morris Revy and bodacious keys by Jerrell Battle is not to be missed.

Reggie Steele & Gary Adams "This feeling" (Rob Rhythm Remix)(New Generation Records Promo)

Back in February of this year, we were celebrating "This feeling" a marvelous soulful production by New Jersey soulful house maestro Reggie Steele laced with the eminent deeply felt vocals by Gary Adams, then in May a superb uber soulful rendition by Mark Di Meo followed. Now this gem is back in a glamorous rework by Rob Rhythms oozing with luxurious jazzed-up keys and a rich organic musical backdrop.

Cafe 432 & Antoinette Roberson "Devoted" (David Harness Remix)(Soundstate Sessions Promo)

In spring, London duo Cafe 432 (aka Jonsey and Kevin McPherson) dropped the magnificent "Devoted" featuring the incomparable vocals of Antoinette Roberson (with Sheree Hicks on backing vocals). Fast forward to today, and we are graced with an excellent remix by David Harness whose soulful yet downright intriguing deepened rework  is guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

Deejay Cup featuring Zinia "Time" (Neapolitan Soul and Luciano Gioia eSwatini Mix)(Neapolitan Soul Records Promo)

In late 2020, New Life Records released the glorious soulful production "Time" by Deejay Cup featuring the beautiful emotive vocals of Zinia, then in April 2021 a remix package followed. Now Neapolitan Soul (Luca Morrone) and Luciano Gioia take the track to a whole different level on their fabulous interpretation combining the vocals and guitar from the original with illustrious keys and an enthralling percussion enriched organic backing.

Archie Bell & The Drells "Let's groove" (Morttimer Snerd III Remix)(Miggedy Entertainment Promo)

Man of the moment Morttimer Snerd III returns to Miggedy Entertainment with a stunning four-to-the-floor re-imagination of the Archie Bell & The Drells classic "Let's groove" (from their 1975 album "Dance your troubles away"). Beyond any doubt, this infectious 4/4 rework keeping the spirit and funk of the original alive is sure to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

Steve Howerton featuring Chocolate KNDY "Deep" (Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

Out soon on critically acclaimed Merecumbe decodings is the phantasmagorical "Deep" by Steve Howerton featuring songstress Chocolate KNDY. Without any question, this soulful gem with a smooth yet captivating funktified backdrop leading the way for sublime jazzed-up keys, entrancing synths, heavenly strings and the amazing vocals of Chocolate KNDY comes highly recommended.

Matt D & Claudio Deeper & Anna-Marie Johnson "Lifting me higher" (Body Heat Promo)

Forthcoming to Body Heat is the feel-good track "Lifting me higher" produced by Matt D and Claudio Deeper and featuring the vocal talents of Anne-Marie Johnson. To make a long story short, the spell binding funk soaked musical backing together with the 90's house piano vibes and Anne-Marie Johnson's inspiring vocal stylings are guaranteed to set the dance floor on fire.