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Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

The Mic

#PassTheMic – Why dance music needs its singers

Why have the vocalists become almost invisible in dance music coverage these days? The answer (probably won't) surprise you.
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The deep, smooth & soulful sound of “Like Honey”

Originally released on Candace Bellamy's solo album In My Lane, "Like Honey" is a great soulful song with a stellar performance, resurrected here with some solid production by the team of Chris Sen and Thorne Miller for Just Move Records.
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Boddhi Satva: “It feels like I’m home anywhere I go in Africa”

Hailing from the Central African Republic but often an ambassador for the entire continent, Boddhi Satva is one of electronic music’s true souls.
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Kenny Dope, Kaidi Tatham, Daz-I-Kue Remix the Happy Song from MF Robots

MF Robots previews the remixes from Kenny Dope, Kaidi Tatham and Daz-I-Kue from the first single from their forthcoming album Break The Wall.
Tortured Soul

Tortured Soul Wishes You Were Here

Tortured Soul teams up with Lisa Shaw with this charmingly intimate remix from vocalist/percussionist John Christian Urich of "I Wish You Were Here."
DJ SGZ

#StayHomeDisco with DJ SGZ

DJ SGZ shows himself as capable behind the decks as he is making music to play on them. The Johannesburg, South African DJ and producer is up next in 5 Mag's StayHomeDisco series.
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Soul OD: Coflo Debuts Lux on Local Talk

Imagine Manhattan Transfer got into Daft Punk's vocoder collection and you have a very basic idea of where Coflo is taking this new EP on Local Talk.
DJ Emmaculate

Emmaculate: Man In The Box

Chicago DJ and producer Emmaculate aka Eric Welton is stepping out into the limelight. It's a good story.
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Kai Alcé & Reekee Remix Angel-A’s “Let Go”

Kai Alcé moves easily from deep to soulful house, sometimes in the same track. That's certainly the case for his gorgeous remix of "Let Go," forthcoming on Wrong Notes.
Ralph Session

#StayHomeDisco – Ralph Session March 2020 Mix

DJing some soulful vibes under lockdown with DJ and producer Ralph Session.

#StayHomeDisco – DJs Under Lockdown

5 Mag is launching a new project to help hold our community together and feed our souls with good music. DJ sets every day, several times per day.
DJ Emmaculate

Emmaculate – A 5 Mag Mix 91

Chicago House DJ and producer Emmaculate takes the wheel for the latest 5 Mag Mix.
Coflo Playground Samba

Ancestral Groove Ensemble: Coflo Drops “Playground Samba” on Ocha

Rising star Coflo's third release on Ocha makes a big noise - like the best, funkiest Carlos Santana cover band to come out of the Bay Area.
DJ SGZ

The Teardown: DJ SGZ on “Why Would I” ft Carla Prather

DJ SGZ on the making of the new afro-soulful house track Why Would I — and how a producer in South Africa and a vocalist in Chicago came together.
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Detroit’s MotorCity Wine Has a Label And It’s Great

Detroit's favorite venue, MotorCity Wine, released two records on wax in 2019 featuring Mark de Clive-Lowe, Jon Dixon, Loftsoul and more.
Theo Parrish This Is For You

This Is For You, from Maurissa Rose and Theo Parrish

Theo Parrish's latest single features stellar songwriting and even better vocals from Maurissa Rose.
Louie Vega Expansions in the NYC

Louie Vega Previews New Album “Expansions in the NYC”

This one is for the dancers: Named after his residency, Louie Vega and Nervous Records drops a preview EP from his forthcoming Expansions in the NYC album.
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Drum Love on Ibadan’s Leads & Bites Vol 3

Ibadan's V/A series returns after an extended hiatus with four samplings of deep, soulful and afro house bangers.
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Z Records Releases the Scorching New Edition of “Attack The Dancefloor”

Leading off with straight fire: Joey Negro remixes Delia Renee's 1981 Airwave Records "You're Gonna Want Me Back," plus remixes from Dr. Packer and Grant Nelson on the 14th edition of Z Records' Attack the Dancefloor.

Good Re-Vibrations from Sean McCabe & Friends

Jovonn, IG Culture, Mike City and Karizma are among the artists on the 13 track remix collection from Sean McCabe and Good Vibrations Music.

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"Chicago House AC" begins competition in August 2021 and is presided over by, among others, the grandson of the White Sox owner during Disco Demolition Night.

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