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Kenny Hamber "Open the door" (Quantize Recordings Promo)

Available now through Quantize Recordings is this towering remake of the Darrel Banks 1966 soul classic "Open the door to your heart" by Kenny Hamber whose impeccable rendition of the memorable lyrics is beyond doubt awe-inspiring. Next to the wonderful 'Original Soul Mix', the package includes a varied selection of incredible four-to-the-floor interpretations by DJ Spen & ReelSoul and DJ Fella, making it next to impossible to pick a favorite version.

Mind Street featuring Andrea Love "Celebrate" (Remixes)(Soul N Pepa Records Promo)

In summer of this year, Soul N Pepa Records released the magnificent "Celebrate" by French production team Mind Street featuring the inimitable inspiring vocals of Andrea Love (complete with stellar remixes by Souldynamic and Mark Di Meo), now this uplifting track in brand new unquestionably superb soulful interpretations by Richard Earnshaw and Sphiwe Cas Miz, and an enchanting loungey rendition by Mind Street.

Will Simpson "Livin life" (UNKNOWN season Promo)

Japanese label UNKNOWN season are truly gracing us with this absolutely dope track by veteran Detroit producer Will Simpson aka DJ Omega entitled "Livin life". Beyond any doubt, this rather simplistic yet undeniably hypnotizing old school influenced deep house gem laced with uber cool male vocals, exciting snyths and irresistible rhythms is guaranteed to cast a spell on you...

Del Bianchi & SoulRedeep & Morris Revy "Freedom" (Pasqua Records S.A Promo)

Lots of new music to expect from Pasqua Records/Pasqua Records S.A in the new year, including the downright mesmerizing "Freedom" produced by Del Bianchi and SoulRedeep featuring Nigerian vocalist Morris Revy. Indisputably, the inexorably thumpin' afro-deep rhythms together with the inebriant melodies and Morris Revy's one-of-a-kind vocal stylings will send the dancers into a frenzy...

FNX Omar &Yass "Fomalah" (MoBlack Records Promo)

Coming to leading afro house music label MoBlack Records beginning of next year is the energetic "Fomalah" by Moroccan DJ/producer FNX Omar and Paris-based DJ/producer Yass. To make it short, "Fomalah" using adamant deepened rhythms as foundation for scintillating vocal chants, ethnic sounds and poignant electronic tinctures is a sure-fire dance floor weapon.

Deep House Pick: Jason Merle featuring Devoya Mayo "The love I get" / "The eleventh one" (Viva Recordings Promo)

We welcome back Viva Recordings to Spirit of House with this massive two-track deep house release by Jason Merle and vocalist Devoya Mayo. Most definitely, both "The love I get" and "The eleventh one" oozing with the unmistakable spoken words of Devoya Mayo, tantalizing melodies and relentlessly pulsating rhythms are guaranteed to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.

J.A.E - Love Me Right (2023 Remixes)(Open Bar Music Promo)

The r&b original of "Love me right" by J.A.E came out in in summer of 2018, with Mindlab Recordings releasing soulful house interpretations by Mr Eclectic & George Lesley and Harry Mindgame in spring of 2019. Beginning of this year, Open Bar Music graced us with splendid remixes by Osunlade and and Oscar P, and now they have prepared an excellent selection of downright hypnotizing remixes by Ezel, Mo'Cream, Kusini and HALU! for the new year.