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Sipho Ngubane "Soulful Sentiments Session 1" (Soulful Sentiments Records Promo)

With so much music released every week, one can easily overlook some gems. For those who missed some of the amazing releases that Soulful Sentiment Records put out in 2020, the label just released the "Soulful Sentiments Session 1" compilation loaded with ten exquisite tracks from an illustrious list of artists such as Sipho Ngubane, Kenney Love, Keedphonik, Holi, Voocy, Audiology, Gifford, Craze M, Giga Msezane, Gruv Manics, Jay Sax and Dindy.

Julius Jordan featuring Treena "Higher" (Mirror Ball Recordings Promo)

James Poyser and Terry Hunter, collectively known as Julius Jordan, bless us with the towering "Higher", the follow up to their previous hit collaboration "Real good time". Beyond doubt, this soulful and uplifting jewel featuring the eminent sultry vocoals of Treena alongside illustrious jazzed-up keys, celestial pads and an infectious funktified backdrop will send shivers down your spine...

Anaya Weathers "Turn me on" (Raw Substance Promo)

Not one but two superb releases are upcoming on Raw Substance, first up we have the Andrew Felo produced "Turn me on" by Anaya Weathers. The enthralling "Turn me on" is smooth yet intriguing, with deep gently groovin' rhythms leading the way for Anaya Weathers incomparable enticing vocals and mellifluous keys. The cherry on top are the remixes by Da Rockwildas who serve a varied selection of excellent soulful and late night interpretations, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Creme & Filly featuring Kenny Bobien "Let music take your body" (Raw Substance Promo)

The second new release from Raw Substance is the utterly fierce "Let music take your body" a collaboration by Creme and Filly with Kenny Bobien. Most definitely, the spell binding organic musical backing together with the luscious keys, amazing truly captivating vocals of Creme and Kenny Bobien and cool spoken words by Filly will cause a stir on the dance floor...

Obdurate & DarQknight featuring Bobo "Tebha" (Orcha Mzansi Promo)

Forthcoming to Ocha Mzansi is the indisputably hypnotizing and ingenious "Tebha" by South Africa's Obdurate and DarQknight which features vocalist Bobo. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, "Tebha" which uses inexorably thumpin' rhythms as foundation for inebriant somewhat freaky synth melodies and the unique enchanting vocals of Bobo is sure to cast a spell on you...

J Maloe & Heidi B "Hypnotized" (Pasqua Records Promo)

There ain't no stoppin' for Pasqua Records as they unleash yet another sure-fire dance floor weapon with "Hypnotized" by J Maloe (Ramahloe Lefika) and songstress Heidi B. To make it short, "Hypnotized" filled with downright irresistible rhythms, entrancing keys and the unique tempting vocal stylings of Heidi B is guaranteed to send the dancers into a frenzy.... Nuff said.

Blizzard Beats, Linda, Crystal Levell "Taken by your love" (Indeed Records Promo)

Don't miss out on the phantasmagorical "Taken by your love" produced by Blizzard Beats and performed in grand style by Linda and Crystal Levell. Beyond question, the verily soulful "Taken by your love" oozing with a rich organic musical backing, sublime jazzed-up keys, celestial chords, wicked guitar and the incredible vocal duet by Linda and Crystal Levell is sheer musical bliss...

Antonello Ferrari featuring Dawn Tallman "Read between the lines" (Kelvin Sylvester Remixes)(KingStreet Records Promo)

In summer 2014, Italian DJ/producer Antonella Ferrari and house music diva Dawn Tallman graced us with "Read between the lines", an uplifting Disco/Funk inspired production laced with Dawn Tallman's unmistakable vocals (complete with dope remixes by Richard Earnshaw), then in spring of 2016 stellar remixes by Mark Di Meo followed. Now man of the moment Kelvin Sylvester adds his magical touch to the song, delivering a soulful yet intriguing interpretation laced with a groovey backdrop and luxurious keys that is by all means a dance floor favorite.

Darren Studbolme and Sarah B "Pieces" / "Me you her" (Veksler Records Promo)

Watch out for this fantastic two-track release by Cyprus based DJ/producer Darren Studholme and English singer Sarah B forthcoming on Vesksler Records in the coming weeks. Both "Pieces" and "Me you her" are expertly crafted truly soulful and melodious productions, with Sarah B's inimitable deeply felt vocals accompanied by splendorous keys and smooth yet compelling organic musical backings.