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Brutha Basil & Jihad Muhammad "Listen2Jihad" (Brukel Music Promo)

The eminent "Listen" by Brutha Basil returns to the dance floor in brand new downright stunning remixes by Jihad Muhammad (his 'BTD Remixes' are among our favorite releases from 2020). This time around, Jihad Muhammad goes for a classic soulful house flavor, with Brutha Basil's unmistakable spoken word poetry accompanied by sublime jazzy keys, grandiose organ, celestial strings and spell binding rhythms. Jam-packed dance floors guaranteed...

DJ Rae & Neil Pierce "Paradise" (Quantize Recordings Promo)

Don't miss out on "Paradise", a phantasmagorical collaboration by DJ Rae and Neil Pierce, two of London's finest house music artists. Unquestionably, "Paradise" which features DJ Rae's incomparable heartfelt vocals alongside Ziggy Funk's keyboard wizardry and soulful yet downright intriguing rhythms is guaranteed to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

Mark Knight feat Beverly Knight & London Community Gospel Choir "Everything's gonna be alright" (Toolroom Records Promo)

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, Toolroom Records' Mark Knight has been pulling out all the stops to grace us with the uplifting soul/funk/disco inspired anthem "Everything's gonna be alright" (taken from his upcoming debut album); certainly the amazing vocals of Beverly Knight and the London Community Gospel Choir together with the luscious keys, classy strings and thrilling organic backing will cast a spell on you.

Chaleee featuring Iddaziz "Patikana" (Ocha Records Promo)

Esteemed Ocha Records present "Patikana" by Chaleee and Iddaziz, a towering slice of hypnotizing yet soulful afro bliss oozing with the incredible vocal stylings of Iddaziz, tantalizing melodies and enthralling rhythms. Not to forget to mention the brilliant remix by Da Africa Deep giving the track a deeper downright entrancing feel guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy.

FAM Disco featuring Phie Claire "Can't hide love" (Soulbridge Records Promo)

Up-and-coming Soulbridge Records are on a roll at the moment, once again gracing us with an inspiring soulful gem not to be missed. To make it short, "Can't hide love" by FAM Disco is a glorious slice of soul/funk/disco infused dance floor goodness using an infectious funked-up musical backing as foundation for the charming vocals of Phie Claire, bodacious keys and heavenly pads.

Kemeticjust presents Just One "Ignited EP" (Makin' Moves Promo)

Out now on promo on Makin' Moves is the excellent "Ignited EP" by Just One (aka Justin Chapman of Kemeticjust) who expresses his many talents on this eclectic release laced with uplifting vocals. First up is the rich organic 'Househeads Vocal Mix' oozing with a thrilling deeply groovin' vibe, next is the 'Bruk Mix' a scintillating broken beat rendition, and finally we have the instrumental 'Meditech Mix' an utterly hypnotizing tech flavored deep house rework of the track.

jOHNNYDANGEROUs featuring Kenny Bobien "Callin' you lord" (Remixes)(KingStreet Records Promo)

Watch out for these slammin' new interpretations of the Johnny Dangerous classic "Callin' you lord" (taken from his 2009 debut long player "Problem 13") coming to KingStreet Records in the coming weeks. On remix duty are Inaky Garcia & Roger Garcia who combine Kenny Bobien's unrivaled falsetto vocals with a smooth yet contaminous funktified backdrop, lush keys and ethereal chords. Also included is the driving 'Dub Mix' by French maestro Yass from the original 2009 single release.

Sam Qs featuring Taylor Jackson "Tree house" (Grooveland Music Promo)

Coming soon to Grooveland Music is "Tree house" by Sam Qs (Sam Qureshi), a wonderful jazz fusion song laced with the beautiful alluring vocals of Taylor Jackson. What makes this release truly special is the varied truly spectacular selection of remixes: From Luchi & Raizer comes a blissful jazz infused broken beat interpretation, Manousos delivers an enchanting soulful rendition, and finally Aphreme serves an enticing slice of late night deepness.

Los Charly's Orchestra featuring Omar "It's so" (LCO Tropical Boogie Rework)(Imagenes Recordings Promo)

Keep you eyes open for this fantastic release coming to Imagenes Recordings soon... Los Charly's Orchestra breathe new life into their 2017 club anthem "It's so", to cut right to the chase this new inspiring sun drenched interpretation which oozes with Tropicalia, soul and boogietastic rhythms is truly mind-blowing, letting the unmistakable vocals of renowned vocalist Omar shine in full glory.

Album Review: Dee Jay Sound presents "The Komtron Jazz Trio Live at the Late Night Jazz Cafe" (FunkHut Records Promo)

A truly breathtaking musical journey awaits you on this paramount release by Dee Jay Sound (Derrick Sales) out now on promo on FunkHut Records. "The Komtron Jazz Trio Live at the Late Night Jazz Cafe" is an undeniably eclectic selection of intriguing tracks on which Dee Jay Sound expresses his love for jazz and Brazilian music, with each of the tracks oozing with a lively organic vibe.

Pour le Connaisseur: Various "Inner Sauce Vol. 1" (Inner Sauce Records Promo)

We welcome brand mew label Inner Sauce Records to Spirit of House with the inaugural release "Inner Sauce Vol. 1". Zepherin Saint who recently relocated from the UK to Australia and was instantly blown away by the incredible depth of talent on offer in the local music scene launched the label to give a spotlight to and introduce many of the key bands to a wider audience. "Inner Sauce Vol. 1" which has been compiled by local hero Horatio Luna is a truly awe-inspiring compilation which touches on the many musical edges of the Australian scene combining warm and breezy house with instrumental jazz and groove heavy funk flourishes.