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Brutha Basil & Kelvin Sylvester "Start it up" (Brukel Music Promo)

Critically acclaimed Brukel Music kick off the new year in proper style with the boogietastic, old school inspired "Start it up" by Brutha Basil and Kelvin Sylvester. Without any doubt, this towering uplifting soulful production oozing with the unmatched spoken word poetry of Brutha Basil, the inspiring vocals of Kelvin Sylvester, the keyboard wizardry of Yuki Kanesaka and a smooth yet intriguing organic musical backing is sure to cast a spell on you...

Pour le Connaisseur: Jazzanova "Face at my window" (Kyoto Jazz Massive Remixes) / "Beyond the dream" (Musclecars Reimaginations) (BBE Music Promo)

Coming soon to BBE Music are this excellent remixes of "Face at my window" and "Beyond the dream". taken from the album "Strata Records – The Sound of Detroit – Reimagined by Jazzanova". First up are Kyoto Jazz Massive who add an intimate jazz-club feel to the Jazzanova re-imagination of Sam Sander's iconic "Face at my window", next are Musclecars who take on Jazzanova's re-imagination of Kenny Cox's wonderful "Beyond the dream" and transform the song into a lively afro/latin infused thrillingly swingin' jazz-house favorite.

DJ Disciple featuring Marie Rose "Even in the ordinary" (HyperSOUL-X Remixes)(Catch 22 Recordings Promo)

Available later this month on Catch 22 Recordings will be these absolutely hypnotizing afro house remixes by South African DJ/producer HyperSOUL-X of "Even in the ordinary" by DJ Disciple featuring vocalist Marie Rose. Beyond question, the inexorable rhythms together with the inebriant synth melodies and Marie Rose's incomparable seductive vocals will cause a stir on the dance floor...

Kasper Burnstein & Ed Ramsey "Dance world" (Pasqua Records Promo)

Baltimore DJ/producer Kasper Burnstein teams up with vocalist extraordinaire Ed Ramsey for the downright enthralling "Dance world" coming to Pasqua Records soon. To make a long story short, the relentlessly thumpin' deep'n'hard hitting rhythms together with Ed Ramsey's one-of-a-kind haunting vocals and the celestial chord progressions are sure to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

Kenny Bobien "Walk into the light (Masaki Morii Remix)(KingStreet Records Promo)

The iconic "Walk into the light" by legendary house music vocalist Kenny Bobien (a classic house gem produced by Moise Laporte dating back to 1998) has been revisited by Japan based Masaki Morii who graces us with a ten minute long anthemic rework which combines Kenny Bobien's unrivaled falsetto vocals with bodacious keys, heavenly pads and a smooth yet contaminous organic backdrop.

Tayo Wink "Witness the darkness" (The Pandaboy Music Remixes) (Deeperside of CyberJamz Records Promo)

Originally released in 2015 on Toupee Records, Tayo Wink's dance floor favorite "Witness the darkness" returns in two equally stunning afro influenced remixes. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, both remixes are sure-fire dance floor weapons guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy through the spell binding deeply groovin' rhythms, tantalizing synth melodies and the uber cool spoken words.

Glass Slipper "Am I alone" (Colour and Pitch Promo)

Up-and-coming Texas based duo Glass Slipper (Brad Eller and Lisa Cork-Twiss) are back on Colour and Pitch with the fantastic "Am I alone". The track comes in two flavors, with the 'Dark Mix' (accompanied by a dope dub) laced with Lisa Cork-Twiss inimitable deeply felt vocals, melancholic chord progressions and relentlessly thumpin' rhythms sure to set the dance floor on fire. By contrast, the smoothened 'Light Mix' oozing with a warm melodic vibe is sure to please any soulful house lover.

Mike Nasty featuring Omari Clarke "Jazz Club NY" (Nasty Tracks Promo)

New York City based artist Mike Nasty presents "Jazz Club NY", the first single taken from this forthcoming EP "Journey from Memphis".  Filled with influences from classic house, jazz, r&b and soul, "Jazz Club NY" is an energetic deep house track featuring uber cool spoken words alongside lush keys by Omari Clarke and chunky inexorably pulsating rhythms that comes highly recommended.