review logoThe update accompanying this years Miami Music Week is here... enjoy !!

Barbara Tucker presents The BCrew "Promised land" (Homage) (Grand Finale Remixes) (BStar Music Group Promo)

Mid-February, we were celebrating the scintillating Micky More & Andy Tee and DJ Spen & Thommy Davis & Greg Lewis remixes of The BCrew's masterly homage to the Joe Smooth house music anthem "Promised land" (originally released in 1987 on renowned DJ International Records). Right in time for Miami Music Week, this gem laced with awe-inspiring vocals by Barbara Tucker, Dawn Tallman and Charlotte Small returns in a breathtaking truly eclectic selection of 'Grand Finale' remixes by David Morales, Cafe 432 and Duce Martinez all adding their beloved signature touch, making nit next to impossible to pick a favorite version...

Wamptronica "Handsome" (Poly-Groove Records Promo)

Beginning of the year, we introduced you to the magnificent "Paradise over peace" by electronic dance music group Wamptronica, now they are back on Spirit of House with the super dope "Handsome" (taken from the forthcoming "The Session" project). Most definitely, the uber cool vocals together with the jazzed-up keys,, lush chords and pulsating rich organic backdrop will send the dancers into a frenzy...

Charles Dockins "Watch me move sucka" (Jazzu Records Promo)

Past week, legendary Charles 'CDock' Dockins graced us with the superb "Just look", now bring us sure-fire dance floor favorite "Watch me move sucka". Beyond any question, this disco infused track with an infectious funked-up musical backing leading the way for bodacious keys and phat vocal sprinkles will set the dance floor ablaze... The alternate 'Afro Disco' mixes introduce intriguing afro flavors to turn up the heat to the max.

Reel People featuring Darien "Upside" (Sean McCabe Remix) (Foliage Records Promo)
Urban Sound Lab featuring Terrance Downs "Karma" (Sean McCabe Remix) (Foliage Records Promo)

Critically acclaimed Foliage Records just dropped the latest installment in their "Deep Rooted" series on promo, compiled by Sean McCabe who unearthed some real deep and soulful gems. The compilation includes exclusive Sean McCabe remixes of "Upside" by Reel People featuring Darien and "Karma" by Urban Sound Lab featuring Terrance Downs oozing with his landmark sound, not to forget to mention his glittering continuous DJ mix.

Roque & Troy Denari "I won't forget you" (Deep House Police Promo)

Available now through Deep House Police is "I won't forget you" a collaboration by South African DJ/producer Roque (Neville Sibusiso) with singer/songwriter Troy Denari (Youssef Dinar). Indisputably, "I won't forget you" featuring Troy Denari's incomparable deep-rooted vocals, luscious keys, dramatic chords and grand saxophone over thrilling deepened rhythms will cast a spell on you...

Traxx Pick: Mikki Afflick & Cee ElAssaad "Sandstorm" (Soul Sun Soul Music Promo)

For "Sandstorm", the next release on Soul Sun Soul Music, label head Mikki Afflick joins forces with Moroccan afro house maestro Cee ElAssaad. Unquestionably, the track named after a real life experience (when played by Mikki Afflick in Aswan/Egypt in 2023, a huge sand storm erupted) is guaranteed to take over dance floors around the globe by storm thanks to the inexorably thumpin' afro-percussive rhythms and inebriant melodies.

Cassio Ware & Franke Estevez & Robby Martinez "Pretty girl" (Whatszzz Up Super Star!!! Promo)

From the minds of house music royalty Cassio Ware, DJ/producer Franke Estevez and DJ/producer Robby Martinez comes "Pretty girl" the latest release on Whatszzz Up Super Star!!!. Beyond doubt, the trio has been pulling out all to stops to grace us with a track sure to get your feet movin' through the irresistible rhythms, wicked keys and impeccable vocals and spoken words of Cassio Ware.

Deep Soul Syndicate featuring Andre Espeut "My desire" (Eric Kupper Remix) (Makin' Moves Promo)

Beginning of 2021, the prolific duo of Sean Ali and Munk Julious, collectively known as Deep Soul Syndicate, teamed up with vocalist Andre Espeut for "My desire", a verily soulful yet captivating production. Now this gem featuring the one-of-a-kind tempting vocals of Andre Espeut is back in a fresh truly glorious rework by Eric Kupper who injects his signature drums and keys to take the track to the next level.

DJ Disciple featuring Harmonies "Celebrate" (HyperSOUL-X Remix) (Catch22 Recordings Promo)

We are closing this weeks update with Mahlogonolo 'HyperSOUL-X' Dinake's downright hypnotizing afro-tek remix of "Celebrate" by label head DJ Disciple and vocalist Harmonies. To cut right to the chase, "Celebrate" featuring the beautiful sultry vocals of Harmonies alongside entrancing galactical synth melodies and relentlessly pulsating rhythms is sure to cause a stir on the dance floor.