review logoWe are keeping it hot with this weeks loaded update with latest in vocal soulful and afro house music... enjoy !!

Ndoni, DaSanzaah & Andrea Curato "In my head" (Cool Staff Records Promo)

The latest offering from up and rising Cool Staff Records is "In my head" by South African DJ/producer DaSanzaah (Sanele Emmanuel Zimemo) and vocalist Ndoni (Phumzile Mseleku). To make it short, this truly fantastic verily soulful production with gentle yet intriguing broken beat flavored afrocentric rhythms leading the way for Ndoni's beautiful haunting vocals and celestial synths by Andrea Curato is sure to cast a spell on you...

Stone Paxton "Baby girl" (Andrea Curato Remix)(Prodigee Records Promo)

"Baby girl" is the latest single taken from Stone Paxton's album "In the key of love" (released end of last year) getting the four-to-the-floor treatment by man of the moment Andrea Curato who has been pulling out all the stops to grace us with an undeniably glamorous rendition of the song oozing with Stone Paxton's amazing vocals, dreamful melodies and smooth yet captivating rhythms.

Rufus Roundtree "Me think me love you" (FunkHut Mixes)(FunkHut Records Promo)

In fall of 2014, DJ Pope and Rufus Roundtree blessed us with the outstanding "Me think me love you" released through MuSol Recordings, now this unforgotten gem returns in brand new truly magnificent and mind-boggling interpretations by DJ Pope sure to send shivers down your spine through the unrivaled vocals, glorious keys, splendid horns and the riveting organic backdrop.

DJ Umbi featuring Montel Moore "Beautiful world" (Remixes)(HSR Records Promo)

In December of last year, Italian DJ/producer DJ Umbi gave us "Beautiful world", an uplifting truly soulful production oozing with the gorgeous emotive vocals of Montel Moore. Now we can enjoy this gem again in absolutely breathtaking uber soulful yet spell binding re-imaginations by FAM Disco (Paolo Fedreghini, Massimo Anelli, Max Montorio) and Soulbridge (Gigi Frassanito) which are not to be missed.

Barbara Tucker "Think (about it)"  (95 North Remixes)(Quantize Recordings Promo)

In late 2017, Quantize Recordings released the DJ Spen, Thommy Davis and Gary Hudgins produced cover version of Lyn Collins "Think (about it)" (which dates to back to 1972 and was written and produced by the godfather of soul James Brown), with the lyrics performed in grand style by house music diva extraordinaire Barbara Tucker. Now the remixes have arrived, with Richard Payton (one half of legendary production duo 95 North) taking the track to a whole new level on his energetic yet inspiring and soulful interpretations destined to become prime time favorites.

Blaze presents UDAUFL featuring Ultra Nate "A wonderful place" (2019 Remixes)(KingStreet Records Promo)

Back in 2004, Blaze presented Underground Dance Artist United for Life (UDAUFL) with their album "Keep hope alive", a charity project that helped "Lifebeat" in its fight against AIDS, featuring illustrious artists such as Kenny Bobien, Barbara Tucker, Ultra Nate, Arnold Jarvis, Byron Stingily, Joi Cardwell, Dawn Tallmann... The album was followed by consecutive single releases, one being the marvelous "A wonderful place" featuring house music diva Ultra Nate on vocals. In 2012, stellar remixes of the song by Sean McCabe followed, now Doug Gomez adds his magical verily soulful yet compelling touch to deliver a truly blissful re-imagination of this timeless classic.

David Morales & Janice Robinson "Freedom" (DIRIDIM Records Promo)

Highly acclaimed DJ/producer David Morales and vocalist Janice Robinson are back with "Freedom" the highly anticipated follow-up to their hit single "Father". Without question, "Freedom" is an utterly uplifting gospel house anthem laced with the incredible lead vocals of Janice Robinson, grandiose background vocals, heavenly piano and an infectious musical backing. The 'Red Zone Mix' transforms the song into a downright hypnotizing dance floor weapon sure to send the dancers into a frenzy...

Alan Dixon "Bless me today" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Yet another gospel house gem landed on our desk courtesy of London based DJ/producer Alan Dixon who makes his Glitterbox Recordings debut with "Bless me today". To cut a long short short, Alan Dixon takes you straight to church with the fabulous "Bless me today" fueled with stunning gospel vocals, luxurious piano and a contaminous funked-up backdrop. German DJ Phonk D contributes a killer remix sure to set the dance floor ablaze.

Afterculture "Gonna miss" (Ditto Music Promo)

We welcome London based deep house producer and DJ Afterculture to Spirit of House with his super dope track "Gonna miss", without any doubt this vibrant slice of old school inspired unadulterated underground house music using relentlessly pulsating rhythms as foundation for lush keys, inebriant chords and tantalizing female vocal sprinkles will take over dance floors around the globe.

Peppe Citarella featuring Tribalismo "Bendito" (Union Records Promo)

We are closing this week with the incredibly sexy and beguiling "Bendito" by Peppe Citarella featuring Tribalismo. Most definitely, this exhilarating truly irresistible afro/latin infused track produced by Peppe Citarella featuring lively instrumentation by Tribalismo (Dante Rivera & Vincent Sebastian), timbales by Cristian Vinci and vocals by Merenia Marinn ha summer written all over...