review logoQuite a few surprises to discover in this weeks update... enjoy !!

Steven Stone & Marc Evans "Never far away" (Soul Deluxe Recordings Promo)

What better way to kick off the new year for Soul Deluxe Recordings than this outstanding collaboration by Swiss DJ/producer Steven Stone and singer extraordinaire Marc Evans entitled "Never far away". Most definitely, this soulful yet enthralling production with an intriguing organic backdrop leading the way for inimitable deeply felt vocals of Marc Evans, bodacious keys and celestial chords is sure to cast a spell on you.

Pour le Connaisseur: Neapolitan Soul and Luciano Gioia featuring Earl W. Green "What you won't do for love" (Neapolitan Soul Records Promo)

Available now through Neapolitan Soul Records is this amazing remake of the Bobby Caldwell soul classic "What you won't do for love" (taken from his eponymous debut album released in 1978). Neapolitan Soul and Luciano Gioia have been pulling out all the stops to grace us with a masterly orchestrated contemporary interpretation of this jewel, with the memorable lyrics performed in grand style Earl W. Green.

DJ Disciple featuring Cedric Starr "Every kind of way" (Catch 22 Recordings Promo)

Next up on Catch 22 Recordings is "Every kind of way" by legendary DJ/producer DJ Disciple and vocalist Cedric Star. The excellent and truly soulful "Every kind of way" oozing with the beautiful emotive vocals of Cedric Starr comes in a melodious underground-esque rendition by Shino Blackk, an enchanting organic interpretation by Liquid Mindflow, and finally a deepened electronic late night rework by Manouk.

Pour le Connaisseur: Roberta Flack "Killing me softly with his song" (DJ Spinna Remix)(Atlantic Records)

Legendary singer Roberta Flack celebrates the golden anniversary of her Grammy award winning song "Killing me softly with his song" (while Atlantic Records celebrate their 75th anniversary) with a jaw-dropping re-imagination by DJ Spinna who has worked his magic and takes the track to a whole different level on his superb 4/4  interpretation oozing with his beloved truly enchanting 'galactic soul' sound.

Deep House Pick: HDSN "Beyond linguistic templates" (NBAST Records Promo)

Vinyl aficionados, be on the lookout for this downright stunning deep house release by HDSN dropping beginning of February on NBAST Records. To make it short, the ingenious "Beyond linguistic templates" EP includes four equally brilliant late night favorites guaranteed to sooth your mind, body and soul through the compelling deeper than deep grooves, the tantalizing synth melodies and the eminent spoken word vocals.

Classic Pick: The Original Blaze "Home is where the heart is" (Shelter Records 12", 2001)

Back in 2001, Shelter Records released the fabulous "Home is where the heart is" featuring the original cast members of Blaze: Chris Herbert, Kevin Hedge and Josh Milan. Beyond the shadow of a doubt, this uplifting garage anthem oozing with the unrivaled vocals stylings of Chris Herbert, Josh Milan, a killer harmonica, illustrious keys and a smooth yet thrilling backdrop has stood the test of time.