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Tomorrow Friday October 12th, Belgian label Eskimo Recordings releases the new single “Athena” from German nu-disco producer Satin Jackets.

“Athena” sees him collaborate with American born but Athens based artist Anduze and the driving rhythm along with the warm and breezy melody of the track matches the stunning and soulful vocals perfectly.

“Athens, Greece has always lured me in with her warmth, charm, and overall ancient beauty. After visiting each year for a decade, I was inspired to write about the city I now live in…Once I’d finished the lyrics, the musical landscape I thought would compliment it best was a vintage and melodic electro vibe. I’ve always loved Satin Jackets’ style and production, so I thought to reach out to Tim, and I feel so fortunate that we could collaborate. The result is just what I’d pictured it to be… Athena.”

NYC based singer and boogie chanteuse Amy Douglas (1/2 of Peach Melba and collaborator on so many amazing tracks) makes her official DFA Records debut with her brand new single “Never Saw It Coming” (co-written and produced by fellow New Yorker Tim Wagner of 33Hz/Dither Down Records fame, with two remixes coming from UK based artist Crooked Man).

Amy’s fantastic and powerful voice is at the absolute centre of the track, adding a sense of drama to a track that can best be described as “steady mechanical funk” that meets a disco house groove. The two remixes on the single from Crooked Man lets the track grow and build slowly with lush arrangements, while his hypnotic sounding dub version plays up the woozy bassline and lets Amy’s vocals echo out into the ether.

Jermaine Elliot is moving fast a furious with his soulful R&B prowess. ‘100 BAND$’ is a clean and genuine blend of slick beats and Elliot’s refined vocal chops, giving you plenty of inscentive to go and check out his full Send For Me album.

London based future soul artist Jodie Abacus has been described as Thundercat meets Stevie Wonder. His new single “You’re Crazy” receives the remix treatment from Rome based producer MadD3E (who has caused a stir as of late with his original tracks/remixes), he infuses the soulful track with a bumping bassline and a festival ready sound.

Posed as a spotlight for rappers and vocalists stamped with the SOULECTION seal of approval, the recent launch of the brand’s Black Label imprint gives the North American powerhouse a chance to refine an otherwise on/off run of release from the brand throughout 2018. Cut from the label’s inaugural EP, LA-collective Hablot Brown take center stage alongside multi-talented Londoner Maths Time Joy for ‘Reason’ – a surefire sign that SOULECTION is back on track. Lucious guitar licks and impeccable vocal finesse dress this soulful slice of instrumentally refined R&B, giving a pretty solid indicator that Black Label isn’t to be marked as a half measure venture from Joe Kay’s gang.

West Philly crooner Pink Sweat$ is wasting little time making his mark on the internet. Just a short breath from striking solo debut ‘Honesty,’ we find the soulful newcomer showcasing those impeccable chops once again for the blissfully stripped back ‘No Replacing You.’ At this frequency and consistency, we couldn’t be more excited to hear what the mysterious promise of ‘Volume One’ brings.