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Mikki Afflick featuring Janine Sugah Lyrics Lyons "America's real pandemic" (David Morales Remixes)(Soul Sun Soul Music Promo)

In early November, we introduced you to the mind-blowing 'Robotic Fire & Rage Remix' of "America's real pandemic" by DJ/producer Mikki Afflick which used a truly vibrant four to-the-floor rework of "Whipping post" by American rock/blues band The Allman Brothers Band which serves as musical backdrop for Janine Sugah Lyrics Lyons deeply moving spoken word poetry. Now this seminal remix is taken to the next level by David Morales who adds his magical touch to deliver a downright hypnotizing interpretation laced with luscious keys and celestial pads that is guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

DJ Punch "The Zanzibar Music Series EP Vol. 3" (CyberJamz Records Promo)

On the third installment in the "The Zanzibar Music EP" series, DJ Punch graces us with nothing but pure dance floor dynamite, adding his magical four-to-the-floor touch to beloved classic jams such as "Masquerade jazz" by George Benson, "In the mood" by Johnny Gill, "All woman" by Lisa Stansfield, "Show you the way to go" by The Jackson 5 and "Stoned love" by The Supremes. And then there is the dope bonus track "As we lay" featuring a mysterious male vocal (or maybe not so mysterious...).

Terrae "Take me"  (Original Late Nite Skirt Mix)(S. Walker Choice Kutz Promo)

We welcome Brian Nance and his S.Walker Choice Kutz label to Spirit of House with this amazing release that is a couple of weeks old but most definitely comes highly recommended. "Take me" is a beautiful, deep and soulful track oozing with the inimitable sultry vocal of Terrae, sublime jazzy keys, enticing chords and deeply groovin' downright hypnotizing rhythms.

Andrea Curato & Swanky "Little girl" (Cool Staff Records Promo)

Cool Staff Records sent us not one but two outstanding soulful gems to be released soon. First up is "Little girl" by Andrea Curato and Swanky which includes two equally brilliant interpretations, both putting the enchanting female vocals center stage: The lively 'Original Mix' features smooth yet driving rhythms and mellifluous melodies, while the 'Sorrento Mix' oozes with a glamorous organic sun drenched vibe.

Glass Slipper "Don't wanna care" (Cool Staff Records Promo)

The second new release on Cool Staff Records is courtesy of Austin based duo Glass Slipper (Brad Eller & Lisa Cork-Twiss) who present the phantasmagorical "Don't wanna care". To make a long story short, "Don't wanna care" which uses a smooth organic musical backing as foundation for the unmistakable heartfelt vocals of Lisa Cork-Twiss, lush keys and heavenly chords is sheer musical bliss...

Shalon "Life's flowing smoothly" (Vincent Ache' Remix)(Amarrage Recordings Promo)

Forthcoming to Amarrage Recordings is this glorious deep house interpretation by Vincent Ache' of the wonderful r&b gem "Life's flowing smoothly" by Shalon. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, Shalon's unique tempting vocals truly shine on this enchanting slice of late night goodness fueled with entrancing chord progressions and spell binding deeply thumpin' rhythms.

Traxx Pick: Trinidadian Deep "Move yah ting" (FatSouls Records Promo)

The latest offering from FatSouls Records is truly special and by no means to be missed... Renowned DJ/producer Trinidadian Deep makes his debut on the label with "Move yah ting", an ingenious production oozing with his signature ethereal sound, indisputably the deep'n'msooth yet intriguing percussive rhythms together with the dreamy pads, jazzed-up keys and sweet guitars will put you in a trance...