Heavenly Sent

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Deep!Mi Casa

Heavenly Sent (QB's Warm Days remix)       
 
Soul Candi
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Straight from Heaven...
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I Want You For Myself

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Deep!The Dizz & Azza feat. Mmelashon

I Want You For Myself       
 
Maurice Joshua Digital
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With irresistible vocals by Mmelashon Jackson, the song �I Want You For Myself� by The Dizz & Azza gets the remix treatment, with two Chicago heavyweights contributing for this hot package. Vick Lavender brings his beloved Sophisticado sound with organic drums, jazzy keys and a stunning moog ride, while Maurice Joshua offers a floor-friendly mix with infectious keys a catchy piano line.
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Love Song

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Deep!Distant People feat. Nickson

My Love Song     
 
Solid Ground Recordings
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Joey Silvero teams up with Nickson to drop �My Love Song�, a soulful gem with a powerful vocal performance, a simple but very effective groove (main mix) and classic strings and piano (classic mix). On the remix duties, Ian Friday adds his trademark dope beats and soaring synths (previously released on Solid Ground�s �Miami 2012 Sampler�) and Tribe's very own Zepherin Saint give us 3 mixes with a smooth percussive groove, beautiful organ and layered strings.
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Don't Say No

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Deep!Deep Xcape feat. Thandi Draai

Don't Say No     
 
Vibe Boutique Records
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�Don't Say No� is the latest offer from SA shining duo Deep Xcape (George Maduna and Dumisani Socatcha) on Vibe Boutique Records. Featuring crystalline and sensual vocals by Thandi Draai and their trademark deep jazzy sound, �Don't Say No� will easily conquer the soulful lovers. Remixes are courtesy of V Underground (with extra synths and a bouncy groove), Vick Lavender (broken mix with wonderful keys and bass by Mike Logan), Nastee Nev (an elegant jazzy rework), Dejay Cease (Love4Soul house meets Sophisticado for a soulful bomb), not forgetting the floorfiller mix by Deep Xcape. Quality release!
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Raindrops

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Deep!DJN Project

Raindrops     
 
Do It Now Recordings
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Ruben �Swift� Vidal and Rick �Galactik� Wilkinson (DJN Project) present �Raindrops�, their new release on Do It Now Recordings. The song is pure soulful bliss with emotive vocals, warm percussive groove, pulsating bassline and a classy piano solo. The package includes remixes by M60, Zulu�s at Work and V-Underground.
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Oceanic's Afro-Latin Grooves

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Deep!Oceanic's Afro-Latin Grooves feat. Mari

Drowning in your Love     
 
Cyberjamz
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Produced by Shirley Marte and Louie �Lou� Gorbea, with vocals by Mari, �Drowning in your love� is one of those songs of a timeless beauty that is so rare these days. The Afro-Latin groove, which take us to the world of Spiritual Life or Tribal Winds, and the wonderful jazzy keys from Efrain �Junito� Davila are the perfect soundtrack for your summer.
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DeeperSoul Session 207


Deep!

DJ: Leon Paul

Affiliation: Nyumba Deep

Country: UK

Listen / Download
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Tracklist coming soon.

For Your Soul Vol.12

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Deep!DJ: Dolls Combers 

Affiliation: Sophisticado, King Street, (...)

Country: Italy
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Listen / Download .

Soul Inspiration

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Deep!Loftsoul & The Latin Soul Brothas

Soul Inspiration     
 
R2
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DJ Uchikawa Masahiko teams up with Ricardo Miranda and Glenn Underground to offer �Soul Inspiration�, a deep track with a superb piano line, electronic bass and clean beats. The B-side features a deeper-then-deep mix with a delicious moog ride and a Dub Mix by DJ Uchikawa and Hide Koyama.
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Interview with Kai Alce


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Kai Alce has been an integral part of the Atlanta house scene, Djing, Promoting, and Producing & crafting the A-Town sound for decades. He has hosted DJs such as Derrick May, King Britt, Phil Asher and collaborated with producers Jovonn, Omar S & Chez Damier to name a few. His other endeavors include House in the Park which he co-founded with DJ Ramon "Rawsoul" and has become an annual "Must-attend-event" that attracts 1000's every Sunday before Labor Day. In 2010 he began his latest monthly residency Distinctive located at the the SoundTable while continuing to tour domestically as well as internationally, being warmly received by audiences around the globe.


PART I
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Could you tell us how you got into djing / producing and about your early career?
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I was turned onto to djing by way of my friends older brother, we went to a friend of his who had 2 turntables and a mixer and after playing on them that one night I knew then I wanted to learn the art of djing; coincidentally, I began djing professionally years later. Producing came a little later by way of hanging out in KMS studios with my cuz Chez Damier.
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What�s your music background? Which artists have influenced you the most?
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Well, my parents are Haitian so lots of calypso/zouk music, then in my early years in New York I gained the affection for disco & hip hop. Then fate would have me move to Detroit and in the midst of all the new music that was being created there.
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You have your own record label, NDATL. What�s the concept behind it? Do you have any specific target?
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First, NDATL stands for New York, Detroit and Atlanta. Three places where I've lived. New York and Detroit (with a taste of Chicago too) crafted my sound and Atlanta being the place where I was able to use what I've learned. As far as NDATL as a label I just wants to put out good projects that exemplify the standards I was raised on.
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You released a series of 12�s to honor the Music Institute�s 20th anniversary � what made you decided to do it and did it meet your expectations?
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I was working on track and it just took me back to the feeling of the MI. Coincidentally it was 20yrs since the closing of the MI so it just all came together. It met & exceeded my expectations. Look for a CD comp to be released this year with never before seen pictures, flyers & testimonials from DJ's & patron alike.
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You have been instrumental in collaborating and producing with many. How difficult is to put together different musicians working together? Could you tell us a bit about how this process works?
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All the collaborations I have been a part of have gone pretty smoothly. Usually, either I'm at their studio or they come in town to Atlanta, we turn the machines on and the rest is history.
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How did working at a record store affect you and your music?
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I don't know how it affected me but it was great to always have first dibs on releases and just staying informed.
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If you had the power to change anything in the music industry, what would be your first action?
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Better yet than changing the music industry I'd like to change people's attitude on sharing music, but since that's a pipe dream I guess to figure out a way to sell mp3's without them being shared... Oh wait, that's a pipe dream too. I guess that's why I sell vinyl :)
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PART II
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If we looked in your cd/mp3 player right now, what kind of music we would see?
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Well, I don't own an mp3 player and the CD player in my car it would either be a CD of new track that I'm feeling or music that I'm working on. Now my CD player in my living room would probably be some hip hop or Jazz.
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What is your own favorite track, the one you are most proud of? And remix?
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It would be a tie btw The Floating EP, Power Thru Pt 3 feat. Azulu Phantom and my contribution to MI Pt 1. Remix would be the Robert Owens "Sacrifice". Big ups to Ricky Corey & Simbad for their assistance on that.
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If you had the opportunity, with whom would you like to work with?
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I've worked with him in the sense that I've released and remixed his work but I'd like to do a true collab with him one day: Larry Heard.
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What records are you currently spinning every time you play?
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A new Javonntte project and a new Brett Dancer coming on NDATL, Abacus pres iDRUM CRAZY!!! The new Chris Gray on Downbeat.
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Will you be attending the Detroit Music Festival? Where should one go to hear you play?
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Yes I will be attending & they can catch me, Specter & Marcellus Pittman @ Deep Detroit Vol 4 an annual party that NDATL has @ the legendary 1515 Broadway venue that housed many of the Detroit underground events after the closing of the Music Institute.
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What can we expect to hear from you in the near future?
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Just good deep shit.
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Interview by Julie Marie Cochran

Alma

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Deep!Justin Imperiale feat. Max Paparella

Alma Del Sonido      
 
Cabana Recordings
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What a wonderful track we have here! Justin Imperiale teams up with Max Paparella to bring us "Alma Del Sonido", an Afro-Latin-Jazz inspired track with a healthy amalgamation of instruments and warm beats, spreading an intense summery feel-good vibe. Beautiful.
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Music For Your Soul

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Deep!Dolls Combers

Music For Your Soul EP     
 
Dolls Combers Records
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"Music For Your Soul EP� is the 2nd installment from Italy's Dolls Combers (Vincenzo Lacerenza, Manuele Tigani and Pino Di Pietro) in their own label Dolls Combers Records. First on the list is �Nathan�, a smooth and totally irresistible track with a dreamy piano line and a virtuous sax by guest James Vargas. Next is �Father�, an emotive jazzy number with epic strings and a gorgeous guitar. To close this superb EP there is �You Got Samba�, a feel-good track with a warm percussive groove (as the title suggests) and keys that carry us to the world of Azymuth or Glenn Underground.
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Spiderman

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Deep!Anthony Nicholson

Spiderman      
 
Circular Motion
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Circular Motion is back to present �Spiderman�, a cosmic track where label head Anthony Nicholson offers his trademark deepness and dopiness with a special help from William Kurk (vocals, organ and a trippy moog). The spaceship is about to take off, get in now!
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New label!

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Deeptrax Digital is a new label that intends to release house music for the deep heads. The first two releases are now available for purchase.
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Deep!Jovonn feat. Chavell

Don�t Touch Me       

Deep Trax Digital
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First we have �Don't Touch Me�, a brand new production by Jovonn with vocals by Chavell. The song features gorgeous jazzy keys, a mad bass line and Chavell's sultry vocals over tight beats. This one should set your floor on fire! The remixes will follow soon.
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Deep!Jovonn and Jeremias Santiago

Nite Shift EP (Music for love)       

Deep Trax Digital
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Then we have �Nite Shift EP� by Jovonn and Jeremias Santiago, originally released in 2003 on vinyl and now finally available for download. With three tracks (�Seven Wonders of House� and �Jovonn Madness�, both by Jovonn, and �F.T.L� by Jeremias Santiago), this instrumental EP with massive keyboard work is a truly celebration of old-school jazzy house. Dope!

Global Soul Vol. 4

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Deep!DJ: Ian Friday

Affiliation: Global Soul Music

Country: USA
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Listen / Download
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"Spring has truly sprung as we start this month's edition with a version of "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" by Seu Jorge and Almaz. Established artists such as Floetry, Adele, Jill Scott, Oumou Sangare and Raphael Saadiq are featured alongside upcoming artists such as Deme, Kholi, DJ Jesus and Distant People. This musical paella is served to a sizzle. The dessert is Robert Glasper featuring Lalah Hathaway, "Cherish the Day". Enjoy!"

Morongoa

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Deep!Vick Lavender

Morongoa's Song      
 
Sophisticado
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Here we have another jewel from Vick Lavender! �Morongoa's Song� is a wonderful fusion number with incredible keyboard work by Vijay Tellis-Nayak. Summer is here!
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Silulu

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Deep!Peng Africa

Silulu Volume 2      
 
Peng Africa
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With the second edition of Silulu, Peng Africa has maintained its intent to showcase some of the finest talent from Africa. BlackJean, N'Dinga Gaba, Ultra Tone and Mindgames, just to name a few, give us a good sample of their effervescent house scene.
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