review logoOnce again a jam-packed update with nothing but the best and latest in vocal soulful/afro house is ready for you... enjoy !!

Lelanga featuring Candace Bellamy "Feel like making love" (Mark Francis Remix)(Cool Staff Records Promo)

Back in February, Cool Staff Records graced us with "Feels like making love" by South African producer Lelanga, a glamorous soulful production laced with the unmistakable deeply felt vocals by jazz/soul singer Candace Bellamy, now this gem returns in a stellar new interpretation by Mark Francis who adds his signature soulful and melodious yet intriguing touch to take the track to the next level.

CallEd "Dreamer" (SP Recordings Promo)

Forthcoming to SP Recordings is the indisputably mesmerizing "Dreamer" by CallEd, the duo of acclaimed Brazilian house music artists Callvin and Edground. Most definitely, "Dreamer" which features tempting female vocals, luscious keys and enticing galactical chords over deeply groovin' rhythms will send the dancers into a frenzy. Not to forget to mention the excellent truly eclectic selection of remixes by the likes of George North, Elias Kazais and M.Patrick included in the package.

DaSoul featuring Stephanie Cooke "No stoppin us" (Remixes)(Makin' Moves Promo)

In summer 2019 we were celebrating the fantastic "No stopping us" by Italian DJs/producers DaSoul (Fiorenzo D'amore) and Niko M (Niko Mozzillo), now Makin' Moves present brand new unquestionably dazzling interpretation of this gem oozing with Stephanie Cooke's unrivaled haunting vocals. First up, Deep Soul Syndicate add their beloved uber soulful touch, next Dazzle Drums serve a downright hypnotizing afro-trek rework, and finally DaSoul delivers an uber cool truly soulful yet vibrant interpretation.

Funk Deluxe "Show me the way" (Robbie Casa Blanco Remix)(Plaza Records Promo)

"Show me the way" was originally recorded by Skyy in 1983 for their "Skylight" album (the 12" released the same year includes a superb remix by Shep Pettibone), now Plaza Records present a brilliant remix by Melbourne-based DJ/producer Robbie Casa Blanco of Funk Deluxe's remake of the track. Masterly orchestrated and oozing with an infectious soul/funk infused vibe, this contemporary take on the timeless classic is destined to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

Darren Studholme & Phie Claire "Say it" (Veksler Records)

Coming to Veksler Records in August is the phantasmagorical "Say it" by Cyprus producer Darren Studholme and German singer and songwriter Phie Claire. To cut right to the chase, "Say it" is an uplifting sun drenched production with a smooth yet irresistibly thumpin' organic backdrop leading the way for Phie Claire's incomparable charming vocals, luxurious keys and entrancing pads that comes highly recommended.

Traxx Pick: Trinidadian Deep "Ice cold" (FatSouls Records Promo)

Once again FatSouls Records present an absolutely stunning release by acclaimed DJ/producer Trinidadian Deep who is back with his second release for the label (following up the massive "Move yah ting" from end of last year). To make it short, "Ice cold" is guaranteed to cast a spell on you through the inexorable deeper than deep rhythms, dubby chords and tantalizing organ solo.