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Meagan McNeal "Get away" (Mirror Ball Recordings Promo)

Hot on the heels of the fantastic "Just doing me" by Melba Moore comes the next bomb to Mirror Ball Recordings, the Terry Hunter and Emmaculate produced "Get away" by Meagan McNeal. An undeniably spell binding funktified backdrop, sumptuous jazzy keys and the fabulous deeply felt vocals by Meagan McNeal are all it takes to create a soulful gem that will send shivers down your spine...

Lolita Santiago featuring Aisling Iris "Like summer" (Sol Brown Remix)(Makin' Moves Promo)

The wonderful original version of "Like summer" produced by Lolita Santiago and performed in grand style by Aisling Iris was released one year ago, now the track returns in a splendid uplifting rework by Sol Brown perfect for those hot summer nights, with Aisling Iris one-of-a-kind vocals accompanied by luscious keys by Mike Patto and a vibrant organic musical backing.

Roque featuring Jaidene Veda "Hero" (Deep House Policy Promo)

The magnificent "Hero" by South African producer Roque and Canadian songstress Jaidene Veda got lost in the shuffle when released back in March, though this uber soulful and mellifluous yet downright captivating production with deep gentle rhythms leading the way for celestial pads and Jaidene Veda's unrivaled sultry vocals is not to be missed. The cherry on top are the superb remixes by Chyamamusique and LeleX & Tapes, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version...

Glow featuring Omar "Give myself to you" (Don E & DJ Spinna Remixes)(Archive Records LLC Promo)

Out on 12" vinyl through Archive Records LLC are the dazzling Don E and DJ Spinna remixes of "Give myself to you" by GLOW (Gifted League of Writers) which features the unmistakable vocal stylings of UK soul sensation Omar. From Don E comes a glamorous soul beatdown rework, while DJ Spinna takes the song to a whole new level on his towering up-tempo interpretation oozing with his famous truly enchanting 'galactic soul' sound. Also included is the timeless original version of the song.

Shino Blackk "Nothing but a thang" / "For your love" (Face The Bass Records Promo)

DJ/producer Shino Blackk returns to Face The Bass Records with a blazin' hot two track release sure to set dance floor ablaze. "Nothing but a thang" combines the legendary acapella of "Life is something special" by NYC Peech Boys with  tempting pads and relentless underground-esque rhythms, with the instrumental version adding extra chords to give the track a more melodious feel. The bonus track "For your love" included here in the 'Blackk Rubber Dub' is a fierce deeply groovin' four-to-the-floor take on "Ball and chain" (a 1968 blues song by American blues artist Big Mama Thornton which covered many times by different artists).

Carlos Francisco featuring Morris Revy "Hero" (Remix Competition Winners)(SP Recordings Promo)

Back in March, SP Recordings released "Hero" by Carlos Francisco, a tech house track featuring the incredible spirited vocals of Morris Revy, now they present the winners of their "Hero" remix competition: Slotta and MuShaido. First up we have Slotta who delivers a tantalizing deep rendition oozing with dreamful melodies, next is MuShaido who serves a bangin' afro house rework sure to send the dancers into a frenzy.

Skavia "Bear Witness EP" (Afrocentric Records Promo)

The latest offering from Afrocentric Records is the "Bear Witness EP" by Zimbabwe native Skavia which includes three equally dope afro house productions. "Time to wait" featuring the beautiful vocals of Joy is a smooth and melodious afro soul gem that is sheer musical bliss, while "Baleka" featuring exquisite vocals by Paulla Paloma and "Umcebeli" featuring catchy vocals by Kwabaraty are pure dance floor dynamite thanks to inexorable rhythms and inebriant melodies.

Aston Martinez & Marco Berto featuring Bryan Chambers "Holdin' on" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)

Out soon on Glitterbox Recordings is "Holdin' on" a sure-fire dance floor weapon by renowned Swiss DJs/producers Aston Martinez and Marco Berto with Bryn Chambers on vocals. Without doubt, the downright infectious funk soaked backing groove together with the bodacious keys and Bryan Chambers incomparable uplifting vocals will set the dance floor on fire... The fervid 'Dub Excursion' strips back the vocal and provide an essential tool for the creative minds.