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Elementicsoul featuring Twinbeats & Ivano "Unpredictable" (Pasqua Records S.A Promo)

The first of two smokin' new releases from the Pasqua Records camp is "Unpredictable" by Elementicsoul featuring vocalists Twinbeats and Ivano. Indisputably, this glamorous production with deeply rumblin' rhythms leading the way for mellifluous melodies and the incomparable deeply felt vocals of Twinbeats and Ivano is guaranteed to cast a spell on you....

Lunar Folks featuring K Jo "Need you" (Pasqua Records Promo)

The second new offering from Pasqua Records for this week is "Need you" a collaboration by up-and-coming South African producers Lunar Folks and vocalist K Jo, a downright hypnotizing slice of afro deepness with inexorably bubblin' rhythms serving as playground for entrancing atmospheric synth melodies and the beautiful tempting vocal stylings of K Jo. Nuff said...

Lunar Folks featuring Sweet Ginger "Love for real (MoIsh & K'Sou Remixes)(TR Records Promo)

We are staying in afro house territory with the the dope MoIsh and K'Sou remixes of "Love for real" by Lunar Folks laced with the unique heartfelt vocals of Sweet Ginger (the track was originally released in spring of last year through MoIsh Records). First up is the 'MoIsh Moonlite Mix' oozing with a mesmerizing afro deep vibe, next up is the 'MoIsh & K'Sou Mix' an acid tinged afro house banger guaranteed to set the dance floor ablaze.

Francesco Chiocci featuring Black Soda "Towards the sun" (MoBlack Records Promo)

Out soon on MoBlack Records is "Towards the sun" an innovative and seminal track by Italian producer Francesco Chiocci and South African vocalist Black Soda. Unquestionably, the intriguing afrocentric rhythms together with the inebriant synths and Black Soda's distinctive truly enigmatic vocals make this a sure-fire afro house dance floor bomb. Next to the main vocal version, the package features a fierce dub workout stripping the vocals.

Kim Jay "You saved my soul" (Jerry C. King 2020 Mix)(Kingdom Records Promo)

Renowned Chicago label Kingdom Records celebrate the tenth anniversary of Kim Jay's soulful classic "You saved me" with a brand new remix by Jerry C. King. To make it short, this dazzling interpretation which combines Kim Jay's amazing deeply rooted vocals with wicked guitars, lush keys, dreamful chords and a smooth yet infectious organic musical backing is not to be missed...

Doug Gomez & Lee Wilson "Get up (you can)" (Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

Coming soon to Merecumbe Recordings is "Get up (you can)" by label head Doug Gomez and singer/songwriter Lee Wilson. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this vibrant yet soulful production using relentlessly pounding rhythms as foundation for the inimitable emotive vocals of Lee Wilson, luscious jazzy keys, ethereal chords and grandiose organ will send the dancers into a frenzy...

Melvo Baptiste featuring Phebe Edwards "Bad company" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Forthcoming to Glitterbox Recordings is the first production outing for Melvo Baptiste, a cover of "Bad company" (a song originally written by Ashford & Simpson for Ullanda McCullough). Drawing inspiration from the golden era of disco, "Bad company" is a sure-fire dance floor weapon thanks to grand jazzy keys, celestial pads,funk-fueled guitar riffs and a contaminous backdrop, not to forget to  mention the eminent vocals of Phebe Edwards.

Vangela Crowe "More than anything" (Shino Blackk & Federico d'Alessio Remixes)(New Generation Records Promo)

Back in June, we introduced you to the magnificent "More than anything" produced by Corey Holmes and performed in grand style by Vangela Crowe, now the track returns in superb remixes: Shino Blackk adds  his landmark soulful yet enthralling touch laced with luxurious jazzy keys and compelling rhythms, while Federico d'Alessio delivers an enticing deep  house rework oozing with enchanting melodies and fervid deeply groovin' rhythms.

Oisima "Deeper waters" (Yoruba Soul Mixes)(Yoruba Records Promo)

The fantastic "Deep Waters EP" by Australian producer Oisima was released earlier this year on Yoruba Records, now the 'Yoruba Soul Mixes' by label head Osunlade have arrived. To make a long story short, these fabulous soul oozing interpretations of "Blue shades" featuring Jimetta Rose, "Rest" featuring Abbey Howlett, "Loving you was easy" featuring Wallace and the glorious funky rework of "Stone cold player" featuring Anthony Mills are by no means to be missed.

Rescue Poetix "Story Lines Vol. 3" (Deeper Side of CyberJamz Records Promo)

The third volume in the Story Lines" series includes brand new truly phantasmagorical interpretations of  Rescue Poetix classic spoken word pieces "Destiny" and "Humanity". The likes of DJ Lucky Santiago, A Freq Named Bluza and Tier Ra Nichi are the chosen ones to add their beloved signature touch, undeniably they all hit the mark with their outstanding re-imaginations. Essential.

Bonus Review: Kenny Summit "Better times" (Di Meo Bros Remixes)(Good For You Records Promo)

We are closing this weeks update with the groovy Di Meo Bros remixes of Kenny Summit's "Better Times", an ode to the old days, the good times and the openness of the nascent underground scene. The Di Meo Bros deliver a classy old' school influenced deep house rework that puts the uber cool spoken words to full effect; both the vocal and instrumental versions are perfect for late night, early morning play.