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Lee Wilson & El Funkador "I wanna get to know you" (Cruise Music Promo)

We welcome Cruise Music to Spirit of House with "I wanna get to know you" by DJ/producer El Funkador and renowned vocalist Lee Wilson, most definitely this soul infused truly captivating production featuring Lee Wilson's unmistakable emotive vocals and exquisite jazzy keys over a smooth yet relentlessly pulsating organic musical backing comes highly recommended.

JFC featuring Francisco "Grease is the word" (Soulstice Music Promo)

Unquestionably, JFC's graces us with a glorious four-to-the-floor remake of the unforgettable classic "Grease (is the word)" (the title song for the 1978 musical motion picture "Grease" written by Barry Gibb and originally performed by Frankie Valli) built around an infectious funked-up backdrop, lush keys, celestial chords and a beautiful faithful rendition of the lyrics by Francisco. Next to JFC's own interpretations, the package features bodacious remixes by Mark Di Meo and Mirko & Meex.

Saint Evo featuring Rocio Starry "Mi sentimiento" (Ocha Records Promo)

Forthcoming to Ocha Records is "Mi sentimiento" a verily hypnotizing project by Kenyan DJ/producer Saint Evo and Spanish vocalist Rocio Starry. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, "Mi sentimiento" using downright irresistible percussive rhythms as foundation for galactical truly entrancing synth melodies and Rocio Starry's unique seductive vocals is guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy...

Kinetic T featuring Thiwe "Feels like" (Merecumbe Recordings Promo)

South African DJ/producer Thokozane Hlatshwayo aka Kinetic T makes his debut on Merecumbe Recordings with "Feels like", to cut right to the chase this verily soulful yet enticing production featuring the glamorous deeply felt vocals of Thiwe alongside luscious keys, heavenly chords and gentle yet spell binding afro-deep rhythms is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...

DJ Oji & Una "Follow your heart" (POJI Records Promo)

Legendary DJ/producer DJ Oji joins forces with house music diva Una for "Follow your heart", without doubt this expertly crafted production with smooth yet intriguing percussive rhythms leading the way for lovely guitar, enchanting keys, ethereal chords and the unmistakable haunting vocals of Una is sheer musical bliss. In other words, this soulful gem is not to be missed...

DJ Funky T featuring Elliot Chapman "Another time" (Funky T Music Promo)

South African DJ/producer DJ Funky T and UK singer/songwriter Elliot Chapman are back together for "Another time" coming your way with an eclectic selection of interpretations. Our favorite is the 'SoulBump Mix' a verily groovey and soulful rendition fueled with the wonderful deep-rooted vocals of Elliot Chapman, sumptuous keys and a compelling musical backing. Also included are the dreamy 'Ambient Mix' and the hypnotizing 'Original Mix'.

Chris Willis & Lenny Fontana "Top of the world" (Opolopo Remix)(Double-Up Records Promo)

Top of the world" by New York house music legend Lenny Fontana and former gospel singer Chris Willis is taken to a whole new level by Opolopo whose stunning re-imagination will soon be released through Double-Up Records. To make it short, Opolopo's scintillating interpretation which combines Chris Willis amazing spirited vocal with luxurious keys and a comtaminous boogie/funk influenced backdrop will cast a spell on you...

Miss Patty "Sing along" (Ohyea Muziq CD Promo)

Coming soon to Ohyea Muziq is "Sing along" produced by Mdu Homeboi and performed in grand style by Miss Patty. Quite simply, "Sing along" is a phantasmagorical production oozing with Miss Patty's incomparable sultry vocals, dreamful melodies and thrillingly thumpin' rhythms. The 'Dub Mix' introduces a great jazzy piano and gives the track a tantalizing underground-esque feel, while Slaag Daddy (Glenn Thornton) contributes his vibrant 'Ibiza Remix' to the package.

Lilly Randa & HyperSOUL-X "Always up, never down" (Union Records Promo)

Union Records continue to drop nothing but top-notch afro house music with their latest offering "Always up, never down" by Lilly Randa (Miranda Ramodipa) and HyperSOUL-X (Mahlogonolo Dinake). Beyond question, this wicked track featuring a resistless organic backdrop, exhilarating melodies and Lilly Randa's marvelous vocal stylings is guaranteed to set the dance floor ablaze...

KingLion & Fatso Bones "Echo" (Exemplary Music Makerz Promo)

We are closing this week's update with "Echo" by New Jersey's KingLion and South Africa's Fatso Bones, an utterly mesmerizing slice of afro-tech laced with alluring female vocals, dramatic synths and inexorably bouncin' rhythms. The alternate 'Afro Mix' gives the track a stripped back somewhat moody feel, and last but not least Muzikman Edition adds his unique afro touch to the track.