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Kathy Brown "Life's journey" (KB Sounds Promo)

We are truly blessed with this stunning EP by Kathy Brown entitled "Life's journey" which features not less than six masterly crafted soulful and verily eclectic productions (two of which are her former hit single releases "Circles" and "Your touch"). To make it short, Kathy Brown's unmistakable eminent vocals truly shine on each of the songs produced/mixed by the likes of Soulbridge, DnA Studio, D&D, Booker T and Dave Shaw; most definitely this EP comes highly recommended.

Tracy Hamlin "Cranes in the sky" (Remixes)(POJI Records Promo)

End of last year, we introduced yo to this magnificent and truly unique four-to-the-floor remake of Solange Knowles "Cranes in the sky" produced by DJ Oji and performed in grand style by Tracy Hamlin. Now this gem returns in fresh remixes by AmFlow (Adam Rios & Mark Lewis) who serve a gorgeously dreamful and melodious yet captivating rendition (complete with a dope dub enriched with a killer organ), and DJ Oji who delivers an excellent classic re-imagination of his seminal original version.

Geroge Lesley & Denny Dugg "Gumbaya" (Vibe Boutique Records Promo)

The latest offering from highly acclaimed Vibe Boutique Records is the "Gumbaya" by George Lesley and Denny Dugg, beyond the shadow of a doubt this wonderful production having timeless written all over is guaranteed to make you yearn for more thanks to the inimitable deeply felt vocals of Denny Dugg, lush keys, heavenly chords, sweet guitar and gentle yet intriguing rhythms.

Soulcall featuring Regina Rogers "Take me there" (HSR Records Promo)

Next up on HSR Records is the phantasmagorical sun drenched "Take me there" by Soulcall aka Italian DJ/producer Gigi Frassanito and singer Regina Rogers. To cut right to the chase, "Take me there" which uses a contaminous organic musical backing as foundation for luxurious keys, ethereal chords and the incredible sultry vocals of Regina Rogers is sure to cast a spell on you.

Leonardo Piva & Marco Solforetti featuring Nadine Rush "Breaking on down" (Proceed Records Promo)

Forthcoming to Proceed Records is this glorious soulful production by Leonardo Piva and Marco Solforetti titled "Breaking on down" which features the amazing passionate vocals of Nadine Rush alongside lovely guitar, grand jazzy keys and an infectious funked-up backdrop. The remixes are courtesy of Francesco Cofano who adds his magical soulful touch, and label head Haldo who gives the track an utterly mesmerizing deep feel.

Montana & Stewart feat Dawn Tallman "Find strength" (2019 Remixes)(Wiggly Worm Records Promo)

In summer of 2011, soulful warriors Jonny Montana and Craig Stewart teamed up with top house music diva Dawn Tallman for "Find strength", a masterly orchestrated production oozing with the unmistakable vocals of Dawn Tallman (released complete with stellar remixes by Groove Assassin, N'Dinga Gaba, Steven Stones, Mannix, Doobie J and Submantra & DJ Umbi). Last fall, remixes by Collective Souls Project, Graham 'Knox' Frazier, Allovers and Kenneth 'Kenno' Vielsted followed, now this jewel once again returns in outstanding new interpretation by FabioLous Barker and Ricky Inch both keeping the vibe soulful, and Deco and Beddermann & Dahlmann who take the song to deeper territory.

Adamant & Anthony Poteat "Let it fall" (All Skin Types Recordings Promo)

All Skin Types Recordings are back with their second release, once again courtesy of Parisian born Adamant who joins forces with renowned vocalist Anthony Poteat for "Let if fall". Indisputably, the old school inspired "Let it fall" laced with the incomparable deep-rooted vocals of Anthony Poteat, beautiful dreamy melodies and smooth yet thrilling rhythms is by no means to be missed.

Muzikman Edition and Emskee "Ready to jump" (Exemplary Music Makerz Promo)

Remember Hip-House? The famous musical genre from the late 1980's that fuses elements of house music and hip hop is back with a bang in form of "Ready to jump" by Muzikman Edition and Emskee. Unquestionably  "Ready to jump" is a sure-fire dance floor favorite, with Emskee laying down some gritty lyrics on top of a groovy verily vibrant backdrop. Also included is an alternate 'Afro Rub' which combines the lyrics with hypnotizing afrocentric rhythms.