review logoThe year is coming to an end soon, yet there is some amazing soulful house music for you to discover... Enjoy !!

Shota "Smile" (Tribe Records Promo)

The latest offering from Tribe Records is "Smile" by Shota, a splendorous soulful production produced by Timmy Regisford whose original version is sheer musical bliss, with Shota's unique sensual vocals being accompanied by gentle yet intriguing rhythms, lush keys and heavenly chords. Manoo contributes a truly jaw-dropping utterly hypnotizing remix which blends the amazing vocals of Shota with inebriant synth melodies and enthralling afro infused rhythms, quite simply this is Manoo at his best...

Ricky Inch & Nat Mor "Yourself" (South East Studios Promo)

From DJ/producer Richy Inch and songstress Nat Mor comes the magnificent "Yourself", an inspiring uber soulful production combining the beautiful tempting vocals of Nat Mor with grandiose keys, dreamy chords and a rich organic backing. Next to the vocal and instrumental versions, the release includes a dazzling 'Reprise Mix' which is unbelievably stunning, and a towering remix by Moon Rocket (Raffa Scoccia) who takes the song to the next level on his irresistibly groovin' truly soulful interpretation.

Giulio Bonaccio & Federico d'Alessio present Cinnamon Brown "Believe in yourself" (Union Records Promo)

Union Records are back on Spirit of House with the Giulio Bonaccio produced "Believe in yourself", to cut right to the chase this phantasmagorical soul/funk inspired production using an infectious organic backdrop as foundation for wicked guitar by Federico d'Alessio, exquisite keys by Francesco Conparuzzo Sestito and the inimitable haunting vocals of Cinnamon Brown is a sure-fire dance floor weapon.

From P60 with Lisa Shaw "Magic" (Remixes)(KingStreet Records Promo)

In spring of 2012, KingStreet Records graced us with "Magic" by Hungary's Zoltan Nagy aka From P60 and songstress Lisa Shaw (complete with remixes by Chuck Love, Harley & Muscle and Jon Silva), then in spring of last year fresh interpretations by Rightside & Mark Di Meo and Jarred Gallo followed. Now this gem returns in a truly dope very tantalizing re-imagination by South Africa's Enoo Napa laced with verily seductive atmospheric melodies and deeper than deep utterly inexorable afrocentric rhythms, while Matt Prehn serves a bass driven somewhat moody late night rework that is veritably mesmerizing. Also included is the 'Chuck Love Dub' from the original 2012 release.

Kelvin Sylvester & Lee Wilson "No more love" (Part 2)(Check It Out Records Promo)

Turn back the clock to April of this year when we were celebrating the release of "No more love" by Kelvin Sylvester, a masterly crafted soulful gem featuring the unmistakable emotive vocals of Lee Wilson (not to forget to mention the marvelous remix by Michele Chiavarini that was included). Now part two is here which is all about a truly classy remix courtesy of Skalp aka Pascal Lemaire by no means to be missed. To make it short, Skalp blesses us with a lively masterly orchestrated interpretation oozing with a timeless boogietastic feel guaranteed to cast a spell on you.

Max Doblhoff featuring Idd Aziz "Mama Jo" (Remixes)(MoBlack Records Promo)

Max Doblhoff returns to MoBlack Records for fierce remixes of "Mama Jo", a wonderful track taken from his album "Africa La" released in June of this year that features the incomparable vocal stylings of Idd Aziz. The package includes stellar afro house remixes by Sobek and Fatoumata destined to take over dance floors across the globe thanks to the absolutely irresistible fusion of the bodacious vocal chants from the original track with relentless rhythms and enticing synth melodies.

Vincent Kwok, Leedia "Eyes on you" (Eight-Fifteen Records Promo)

"Eyes on you" is the brand new single taken from Vincent Kwok's forthcoming album, and what a beauty it is... Beyond doubt, "Eyes on you" is a gorgeous soulful house cut that oozes with Vincent Kwok's refined bouncy west coast house sound and the mellifluous sultry vocals of Leedia. On remix duty are Q Narongwate who serves a sumptuous unmistakably groovey Nu-Disco tinged rendition, and Bruno Kaufmann who provides a sophisticated deepened rework laced with epic string sounds.