review logoWe keep the heat on with this weeks update loaded with the latest and best in soulful/afro house music... enjoy !!

Zepherin Saint & Yoliswa "Love language" (Shelter Records Promo)

The original version of "Love language" was available  for free download back in 2015, now Shelter Records have picked up this outstanding afro house track produced by Zepherin Saint and performed in grand style by Yoliswa and commissioned stellar remixes. Undeniably, zOGRi and Tyrone Francis have been pulling out all the steps, delivering celestial interpretations that are smooth and soulful yet spell binding, perfectly showcasing Yoliswa's unmistakable haunting vocals.

Mijangos featuring Sergio Granados "You are the sunshine of my life" (Union Records Promo)

"You are the sunshine of my life" is a 1973 single released by Stevie Wonder (taken from his "Talking book" album) transformed for the soulful oriented dance floors by Mijangos whose interpretation stays respectful to the unforgettable original from back in the day, with smooth yet thrilling organic rhythms serving as foundation for sublime jazzed-up keys and the glorious rendition of the lyrics by Sergio Granados.

The Groovin Beats Ensemble featuring Brutha Basil "Shake it lady shake" (Cultures Records Promo)

From the Groovin Beats Ensemble comes "Shake it lade shake", to make it short this absolutely wicked track built around relentlessly pulsating' rhythms, luxurious keys, captivating chords and the one-of-a-kind spoken words of Brutha Basil is guaranteed to cause a stir on the dance floor. Not to forgot to mention the dub giving the track a deeper even more mesmerizing feel.

Crew Funk, Lowheads, Traffol featuring Bianca Po "Take your time" (TR Records Promo)

Forthcoming to TR Records is "Take your time", a verily cool'n'sexy collaboration between Crew Funk, Lowheads and Traffol which cannot deny its disco/funk influences, with a groovylicious funked-up backing groove leading the way for Bianca Po's tempting vocals and enchanting melodies. The remix is courtesy of Fat Fish who transform the track into a prime-time favorite on their scintillating truly unique workout.

Horse Meat Disco featuring Amy Douglas "Let's go dancing" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Out now on special 12" vinyl release, with a digital release following in a few weeks, is "Let's go dancing" by Horse Meat Disco and songstress Amy Douglas, a masterly orchestrated truly phantasmagorical slice of contemporary disco oozing with Amy Douglas amazing inspiring vocals, grand horns, lovely guitar, exquisite keys and an infectious funktified backdrop. The one and only Dimitri from Paris adds his magical touch to deliver a glorious DJ-friendly rework that is simply brilliant.

Divided Souls & Samuri featuring Nonii "Heartless" (Bodikela Recordings Promo)

Bodikela Recordings return to Spirit of House with "Heartless" by Divided Souls and Samuri, to cut right to the chase this is an utterly entrancing slice of afro deepness guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy and cast a spell on you through the deeper than deep inexorably thumpin' rhythms, tantalizing synth melodies and the incomparable seductive vocal stylings of Nonii.

Pierre Reynolds "No one else" (Gotta Keep Faith Records Promo)

The gorgeous "No one else" by Pierre Reynolds fueled with sultry r&b tinged female vocals, charming melodies and an irresistibly bouncin' backdrop which was originally featured on the "GKF presents SSW6 Sampler" back in summer of 2016 is finally getting a well deserved full single release. Next to the original version, the package includes an uplifting summery rework by D3 (Davor Devcic Daga), a dope underground-esque funk flavored dub by Mr. Fuzz (Frederic Faupin), and last but not least a beautiful dreamy broken-beat styled rendition by David Marques.

Traxx Pick: Rick Lenoir "The Element EP Vol. 1" (ChiNolaSoul Music Promo)

Chicago house music legend Rick Lenoir (one half of seminal duos LNR, Tikkle, Thompson & Lenoir and Two Men on a Struggle) is truly on fire at the moment, following up his killer remixes of the Tikkle all-time house music anthem "Outer limits" with the stunning "The Element EP". Without doubt, this is an awe-inspiring EP loaded with nothing but top-notch unadulterated underground house music; most definitely each of the included tracks is a sure-fire dance floor weapon. As a bonus, you get a blazin' hot afro remix by Soul Slayerz of one of the tracks.