review logoSo much new music coming out right now that we had to carefully pick what to include in this weeks update...

Sun Ra "Door of the cosmos" (Armonica Cosmos Mix)(MoBlack Records Promo)

MoBlack Records are about to drop something truly special with this amazing Armonica re-imagination of the classic "Door of the cosmos" by pioneering afrofuturist music legend Sun Ra (taken from his 1979 album "Sleeping beauty"). Without question, Armonica's hypnotizing afrocosmic interpretation which fuses the matchless vocals of Sun Ra and June Tyson with inebriant galactical snyth melodies and inexorable rhythms will set the dance floor on fire.

Andy Compton & Nekoye Ommeh featuring Kafele "Nibambe" (Peng Records Promo)

Renowned DJ/producer Andy Compton joins forces with Kenyan songstress Nekoye Ommeh and American trumpeter Kafele for "Nibambe", a truly outstanding slice of timeless soulful bliss oozing with the inimitable seductive vocals of Nekoye Ommeh, enchanting keys, sublime horns by Kafele and silky smooth deeply groovin' rhythms. The 'Jazzy Instro Dub' features some extra jazzy horns and sweet guitar licks from Andy Compton.

Tom Glide & Terisa Griffin "I feel the love" (TGEE Records Promo)

Right in time for summer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tom Glide returns with "I feel the love" featuring the one and only soul diva Terisa Griffin on vocals. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, "I feel the love" using a spell binding organic backdrop as foundation for bodacious jazzed-up keys, ethereal chords and the the one-of-a-kind sultry vocals of Terisa Griffin is top-notch soulful house music.

DJ Randall Smooth featuring Crystal Levell " Crystal's cry" (Original Vocal Mix)(ChiNola Soul Promo)

In late April, we introduced you to the splendorous 'Smooth Deepsoulstripped Vocal' rendition of "Crystal's cry", a soulful gem produced by DJ Randall Smooth guaranteed to cast a spell on you through Crystal Levell's eminent vocals, classy keys and smooth yet enthralling rhythms. The 'Original Vocal Mix' is about to get released, and with additional percussion and enticing atmospheric synths thrown in for good measure, "Crystal's cry" will for sure continue to rock the dance floor.

Deepconsoul & Dearson "Thinking about you" (Pasqua Records Promo)

Forthcoming to Pasqua Records is this glamorous "Thinking about you" a collaboration by Deepconsoul with vocalist Dearson. The original taken from Deepconsoul's "New earth" album released in June of last year features the unequaled deeply felt vocals of Dearson and entrancing keys over smooth yet irresistibly thumpin' rhythms. Label head Mr. Eclectic contributes a dope remix laced chunky chunky rhythms, lush keys and celestial pads sure to send the dancers into a frenzy.

Leo Guardo & Makz Keys &  Lee Wilson "One" (Check It Out Records Promo)

Next up on on Check It Out Records is the phantasmagorical "One" produced by Leo Guardo and Makz Keys and performed in grand style by Lee Wilson. To make a long story short, this soulful gem with a smooth yet intriguing percussive organic backing leading the way for luscious keys, magnificent saxophone and Lee Wilson's unmatched deeply felt vocals come highly recommended.

Boriqua Bandits featuring Bianca Amante "Este amor" (Doug Gomez Remix)(Catch 22 Recordings Promo)

Back in May, Catch 22 Recordings released the superb Steve 'Miggedy' Maestro mixes of "Este amor" by Boriqua Bandits which features the fabulous vocal stylings of Bianca Amante, now they present jaw-dropping interpretations by Doug Gomez who graces us with an afro/latin inspired extravaganza which combines the vocals with vibrant percussive rhythms, illustrious organ, sublime jazzy keys and heavenly chords.

Diephuis featuring Yumarya Grijt "La verdad" (Diephuis Records Promo)

The second release for up-and-coming Diephuis Records is the feel-good sun drenched "La verdad" by DJ/producer Barend-Jan Beljaars (Diephuis) and Curacao based songstress Yumarya Grijt. Unquestionably, the fervid latin infused "La verdad" featuring the beautiful sensuous vocals of Yumarya Grijt alongside exquisite keys, grand horns, lovely guitar and infectious percussive rhythms will become one of this years summer anthems.

Kylie Auldist "Is it fun" (Richard Earnshaw Remix)(Soul Bank Music Promo)

Most definitely, Richard Earnshaw has been pulling out all the stops to deliver a stellar rework of "Is it fun" by Australian singer Kylie Auldist. In short, Richard Earnshaw adds his beloved signature touch to the track, delivering a silky smooth yet enthralling dance floor favorite where Kylie Auldist's wonderful vocals are accompanied by luxurious jazzy keys, classy brass stabs and a contaminous funked-up backdrop.

MicSoulSA & Hope "We had hope EP" (Ocha Mzansi Promo)

We are closing this weeks update with this mind-blowing release on Ocha Mzansi by MicSoulSA featuring the vocal talents of Hope. To cut right to the chase, three equally brilliant afro-deep tracks are included on this EP, each one guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor thanks to downright inexorable rhythms, tantalizing melodies and the unique deep-rooted vocals of Hope.