Enjoy another weekly update full of the latest soulful house tunes...
Andy Compton "Devon's Deepest EP" (Peng Records CD Promo)
We all love and admire Andy Compton for his timeless deep house sound and countless classics, now he gives us the incredible "Devon's Deepest EP" which includes collaborations with singers Ladybird, Rainy Payne, Rowan and Oluwa, and features rhodes by Andy Barton and Pete Morris and sax by Charlie Hearnshaw. The result speaks for itself - four top-notch deep house productions oozing with many different flavors, each guaranteed to make you yearn for more.
Justin Imperiale featuring Max Paparella "Alma del sonido" (Cabana Records CD Promo)
Hot on the heels of the previous smash releases "Have you back" by Deep Sixty featuring ZG.Dr and "La libertad" by Pablo Fierro follows the next bomb on Cabana Records. Label head Justin Imperiale teams up with Max Paparella for "Alma del sonido", an amazing latinesque production oozing with real musicianship and an uplifting sun drenched feel guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and get your feet movin'...
Yoliswa "Yummy Sessions Album Sampler" (Yummy Entertainment CD Promo)
About a year ago, the melodious deep house gem "The call" by G. Ochinerro was released through Spirit Sound Records, featuring the vocal talents of South African songstress Yoliswa who impressed with her deeply felt rendition of the lyrics. Yoliswa is currently working on her upcoming debut album "Yummy Sessions" which will feature "The call" and brand new songs penned or produced by such heavyweights as Qness, Kafele Bandele, Zepherin Saint, ArnaudD, Miranda Nicole and Phil Marwood. This sampler features "The call" and two new wonderful songs from the album, each showcasing Yoliswa's phenomenal vocal talents and her love for music. This sampler is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...
DJ Roland Clark featuring Madame Simone "Imagination" (Delete Records CD Promo)
DJ Roland Clark "That's not Jesus, it's an alien" (Delete Records CD Promo)
Here we have pure hotness courtesy of Roland Clark who presents two slammin' releases. First and foremost he joins forces with Jamaica's own Madame Simone for the ragga influenced "Imagination", an irresistible production built around contaminous rhythms, lush keys and Madame Simone's unique spoken vocal stylings. On remix duty we find Nikos Diamantopoulos who delivers a deep melodious afrotastic rework. Secondly, Roland Clark gives us the spell binding "That's not Jesus, it's an alien" featuring his unmistakable vocals and wicked synths over a captivating backing. Both the mesmerizing 'Afro Edit' and Salah Ananse's remix take the track to afro-deep territory, each oozing with a distinctive feel.
Various "Smooth Agent WMC 2012 Showcase Sampler" (Smooth Agent CD Promo)
The Winter Music Conference may be over, but this doesn't mean we've introduced you to all the respective samplers yet... Smooth Agent Records' fantastic sampler showcases four of their upcoming releases: first up is the super soulful 'Tropic Soul Mix' of "Night & day" by DISCOvery Today featuring sultry vocals by Jean Honeymoon, followed by Sean Smith's fiery soul-funk inspired remix of Dovie Cote's "Is everything good for you". Next we have a slice of deep hypnotizing tech-soul by Pat Lezizmo titled "Chop Curry", and finally there is Melvin Meeks' "Funky melody" remixed by Sean Smith in grandiose Chicago style.
Mind Street featuring Jalley "Inside" (KingStreet Records CD Promo)
The jazz-funk inspired "Inside" by French production team Mind Street first saw the light of the day on KingStreet's "Miami 2012" sampler, now this beautiful song which features uplifting vocals by Jalley Residence and a masterly orchestration gets a full release complete with an impressive selection of remixes. Mind Street themselves contribute two equally great feel good variations, Groove Assassin serves a groovey funk drenched rendition laced with grand keys, the Dolls Combers inject their beloved orchestral touch, Souldynamic deliver a smoothly thumpin' jazzed-up interpretation and Danny Dance turns up the heat for main room play on his mesmerizing dub.
DJ Leandro featuring Bantu Soul "Angels come calling" (Waking Monster Records CD Promo)
Waking Monster continue to bring us only the best in South African House music with this release by DJ Leandro who returns to the label with "Angels come calling", a delicious soulful production featuring sultry vocals by Bantu Soul alongside celestial strings and synths over smooth yet contaminous backing. DJ Romain intensifies the vibe to the max on his deepened remix with afro-tribal rhythms leading the way for the vocals and spellbinding melodies.
Myles Bigelow and Michelle Ross "Stay around me" (Deep Culture Music CD Promo)
While "Love sick" is still rocking floors around the globe, Michelle Ross returns to Deep Culture Music and teams up with Myles Bigelow for her next vocal bomb "Stay around me", a hypnotizing afro-deep production featuring passionate vocals by Michelle Ross and spacey synth melodies over percussively bouncin' rhythms. Luis Machuca contributes a refreshing deeply thumpin' rework laced with luxurious keys sure to spread a feel good vibe.
Ta-Ice featuring Deep Y'All "Third Wire Galactica EP" (Nu Deep Records CD Promo)
There ain't no stoppin' for Nu Deep Records as they present yet another up and coming talent from South Africa, Ta-Ice. He teams up with label head Deep Y'All (aka DJ Rico) for "Third wire", a mesmerizing production featuring lascivious synths, jazzy sax and wicked spoken words over deeper than deep rhythms - whether you prefer the vocal or instrumental, mayhem on the dance floor is guaranteed. The 'Deeper Mix' takes the track to deepest imaginable grounds, and finally Juan Fierro somewhat relaxes the vibe on his moody workout.
Exclusive Preview: Joe McBride "Crazy" (M I Sounds Remix)(CD-R)
Exclusive Preview: Janis Joplin "Move over" (Mauritzio Remix)(CD-R)
It's time again to bring you a selection of the best exclusives and bootleg we got in recent weeks... M I Sounds reworks the wonderful "Crazy" by Joe McBride (lifted from his 2009 long player "Lookin' for a change") into an uplifting four-to-the-floor affair using a thumpin' backdrop as playground for the grand jazzy piano and Joe McBride's heartfelt vocals. Maurizio Baiocchi participates in Indaba Music and Legacy Records' remix contest of Janis Joplin's legendary "Move over" and submitted an infectious deep house interpretation taking Janis Joplin's inimitable vocals to the next level with with thrilling rhythms and glorious keys. We encourage you to vote for this marvelous remix by Maurizio Baiocchi.