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Coflo & Evar After "Lovesong" (Paul Johnson Remix)(Ocha Records Promo)

Coming soon to Ocha Records is this wicked Paul Johnson remix of "Lovesong" by Coflo and vocalist Evar After (the original version was released last year in November). Indisputably, Paul Johnson has been pulling out all the stops and delivers a breathtaking remix, with Evar After's unique truly amazing vocal stylings accompanied by inebriant melodies and intriguing rhythms.

Various "Peppermint Jam Allstars 5" (Peppermint Jam Records Promo)

Peppermint Jam Records present volume five in their acclaimed "Peppermint Jam Allstars" series, without doubt this is a truly jaw-drooping EP... First up, we have Brazil's DJ Meme who presents an eminent rendition of the Azymuth's all-time classic "Jazz carnival". Next we have Lovebird's take on "The path" by Concept Neuf (from their self-titled 1979 album) which was done already back in 2011 but only now gets a proper release. Matthias 'Matty' Heilbronn contributes an incredible interpretation of Teddy Pendergrass unforgettable "You can't hide from yourself", and finally The Reflex present an uber dope dub rework of an original song by Funk legends Mandrill.

Los Charly's Orchestra featuring Andre Espeut "Soul unity" (John Morales M+M Rework)(Imagenes Recordings Promo)

Back in January, Los Charly's Orchestra released the verily uplifting disco/funk infused "Soul unity" laced with the inimitable deeply rooted vocals of Andre Espeut, now this masterly orchestrated timeless soul oozing jewel returns in a downright paramount re-imagination by legendary John Morales who adds his his landmark truly magical old school inspired touch. Nuff said...

Mr. Eclectic & Sean Ali feat MissFly "Wanna love you" (Pasqua Records Promo)

Pasqua Records have a beauty in their hands with "Wanna love you" by label owner Mr. Eclectic, Chicago's own Sean Ali and Canadian songstress MissFly. To cut right to the chase, "Wanna love you" featuring the beautiful deeply felt vocals of MissFly alongside luscious keys and dreamful chords over a smooth yet spell binding organic musical backing is sheer musical bliss...

Lady Alma "Make you move" (Remixes)(T's Box Records Promo)

In December of last year, we were celebrating the outstanding Terry Hunter and Lil' Dave interpretations of Lady Alma's verily uplifting "Make you move", now T's Box Records graces us with fresh absolutely stunning interpretations by Mark Francis and Shannon Chambers both adding their signature truly beloved and verily soulful yet spell binding touch to the this timeless song, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Shannon Chambers featuring Lester Jenkins "Back II life" (Makin' Moves Promo)

Makin' Moves continue to serve nothing but the best in vocal soulful house music with their latest offering "Back II life" by Chicago's Shannon Chambers and Lester Jenkins. Undeniably, Lester Jenkins glorious deep rooted vocals together with the sumptuous keys, celestial chords and thrilling organic backdrop will send shivers down your spine. Also included in the package is an excellent rework of the original mix by Ron Pullman.

Grounded Oaks featuring Rodney Carter "Time" (Settled Records Promo)

We welcome Settled Records to Spirit of House with "Time" a collaboration by South Africa's Grounded Oaks with American vocalist Rodney Carter. The original is a an expertly crafted lively soul oozing gem laced with the the incomparable vocals of Rodney Carter, sublime jazzy keys and an infectious funked-up backdrop. Not to forget to mention the brilliant verily soulful yet intriguing remixes by Bongzin Mbatha and Amukelani Managanyi taking the track to the next level.

Needle featuring Ammo Moses "Us" (Remixes)(Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

"Us" by South Africa's Needle and vocalist Ammo Moses originally released in May of last year returns in stellar remixes by the likes of N'Dinga Gaba, Deep Aztec and Crue Paris. Kicking things of is N'Dinga Gaba with his mellifluous afro tinged interpretation, next is Deep Aztec who delivers an enchanting deepened rendition, and last but not least Crue Paris graces us with a glorious soulful remix.

Andrea Curato & Soundztabuu "Lixhoshwa libhekile" (Cool Staff Records Promo)

Next up on Cool Staff Records is "Lixhoshwa libhekile" by Siphelelo Bulunga aka Soundztabuu an up-and-coming producer, multi-instrumentalist, indigenous musician and visual artist from Durban (South Africa). The 'Original Unplugged Mix' is all about Soundztabuu's ancestral and unique African sound, and then there is the tantalizing 'Afro Bounce Mix' where Andrea Curato fuses Soundztabuu's sounds with entrancing synth melodies and inexorable afro house rhythms.

Bonus Review: Rescue Poetix presents "Story lines 2" (Deeper Side of CyberJamz Records Promo)

Rescue Poetix is back with marvelous new interpretation of "Shedding" a song previously released on her "Story lines" EP end of last year. Courtesy of Zona Soul (Tayo Wink) comes a soothing verily melodious deepened rendition of the song, while DJ Punch injects his trademark and acclaimed 'Baby Powder' touch, serving two equally stellar versions to choose from: the first features a grandiose violin solo, while the second features charming synth hooks.

Bonus Review: Cafe 432 featuring Arnold Jarvis "From above" (Cafe 432 Swing Remix)(Soundstate Records Promo)

In May 2018, we introduced you to "From above" by Cafe 432 (aka Jonsey and Kevin McPherson) a bodacious sun drenched feel-good anthem featuring legendary vocalist Arnold Jarvis, now this dance floor favorite returns in a fervid rework which combines Arnold Jarvis unmatched truly one-of-a-kind vocals with chunky rhythms and scintillating synths. Jam-packed floors guaranteed...