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Ewonder featuring Egudileyo "Moyo" (Mark Francis Remix)(Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

In late 2016, Ewonder Records released the afro house bomb "Moyo" by Ewonder, then in May of this year Merecumbe Recordings presented brilliant remixes of this gem by label head Doug Gomez and N'Dinga Gaba. Coming soon are these absolutely hypnotizing remixes by Mark Francis fusing the inimitable vocals of Egudileyo with a lovely flute, heavenly keys and chords, killer organ solo and enthralling organic tribal-esque rhythms. Essential.

BSC featuring Jessi Colasante "You & me" (Part 2)(Grooveland Music Promo)

Turn back the clock to early 2011 and we were all over the marvelous "You & me" by BSC aka The Brazilian Soul Crew, an uber soulful production featuring the one-of-a-kind alluring vocals by Jessi Colasante, released complete with super remixes by Hernan Cronner and Fresh 27. Now this jewel returns as part two with first-rate remixes by Abicah Soul who delivers a wonderfully smooth'n'melodious yet mesmerizing deepened rendition, DJ Spinna who adds his signature truly beloved 'galactical soul' touch, and finally Ponce, Ranes & 2 Elemets who serve a magical sun drenched feel-good interpretation.

Distant People featuring Nontu Xulu "Move" (TR Records Promo)

"Move" by Distant People featuring the sweet deeply felt vocals by South African songstress Nontu Xulu first saw the light of the day in the 'Demo Mix' on the "Miami Uncuts 2016" sampler, earlier this year the 'The Scientists of Sound Remix' was released on the "Miami Uncuts 2017". Now the full single release is here, with the magnificent original version oozing with a classic soulful sound being accompanied by fiery Disco-tastic remixes courtesy of Woody Bianchi, a splendorous afro-deep interpretation by Magic Soul, and last but not least The Scientists of Sounds drop their verily enticing afro-tech inspired remixes.

Shero "I came to jack" (Black Vinyl Records Promo)

To cut right to the chase, "I came to jack" by Shero aka Belgian DJ/producer Stephanie D'Olieslager is an entrancing trip down memory lane to the early days of house music, undoubtedly this no-nonsense old school infused four-to-the-floor stomper laced with catchy piano hooks, simple but cool and effective vocals and mercilessly thumpin' rhythms is guaranteed to jam-pack the floor.

Jabzz Dimitri "Love is special EP" (Multi-Racial Records Promo)

Jabzz Dimitri returns to Multi-Racial Records with the phenomenal "Love is special EP" featuring three expertly crafted uber soulful afro influenced productions oozing with the fabulous vocals of Thiwe, Thantaswa and Dawn Tallman, gorgeous melodies and gentle yet spell binding rhythms. Indisputably this is top-notch soulful house music...

Pour le Connaisseur: Shamrock "Dancing nation" (Peng Records Promo)

Not much needs to be said or written about this extraordinary release other than South African artist Shamrock returns to Peng Records in proper style to bless us with the truly oustanding "Dancing nation" EP loaded with three equally spectacular masterly orchestrated songs perfectly showcasing his unique and verily ingenious African rhythms and sounds.

Exclusive Preview: Rive Gauche "Rive gauche" (Yass Remix)(BBE Music Promo)

Rive Gauche is a new electro jazz/nu jazz live band and studio project fronted by Alexandre Destrez who is the pianist for St Germain's "Boulevard" and "Tourist" albums, all Shazz and Oscar albums, as well as for many other international DJ's and producers. Rive Gauche's first single "Walking" was released a year ago, while we await the full length album we can enjoy this splendid remix by Yass which most definitely is a prime slice of jazz infused house music that is smooth and soulful yet vibrant and captivating.

Anthony Poteat "Give all my love" (Simon Master W Mixes)(Marivent Music Digital Promo)

The first release on brand new label Marivent Music Digital is "Give all my love" written and performed in grand style by Anthony Poteat and arranged by Italian producer Simon Master W (Simon Onano). Beyond doubt, "Give all my love" is a truly glamorous slice of soulful goodness built around a contaminous organic backdrop, lovely guitar and exquisite jazzy keys, not to forget to mention the amazing deep-rooted vocals of Anthony Poteat.

DJ Czezre featuring Zothea "Love trial" (Night Scope Deep Recordings Promo)

The latest offering by Night Scope Deep Recordings is "Love trial" by DJ Czezre and vocalist Zothea, most definitely this marvelous soul infused production featuring the unmistakable emotive vocals of Zothea alongside luscious keys, sweet guitar and a rich resistlsssly stompin' funktified backing is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

Afro Traxx Pick: Octopuz "The jungle" (Afro Dub)(Union Records Promo)

Forthcoming to Union Records is the phantasmagorical "The jungle" by Octopuz, to make it short this truly glorious afro house production using gentle yet irresistibly bouncin' percussive rhythms as foundation for beautiful warm atmospheric chords and stellar saxophone is sheer musical bliss. Put differently, "The jungle"is by no means to be missed.

Traxx Pick: Max Marinacci "Diamonds" (Sunclock Records Promo)

DJ/producer Max Marinacci makes his debut on Sunclock Records with the deep house bomb "Diamond", a track guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor thanks to mercilessly pulsating rhythms, classy jazzy piano and celestial verily tantalizing chord progressions. Abicah Soul stays true and respectful to the original on his remix yet gives the track a more refined warm organic feel.