6. Surreal Sounds Selections Vol 1.5 Mixed By Kunzima Theology
We are off to number six of our ‘Top 10 House Music Album To Have In 2017’. As we have been saying throughout the year, Surreal Sounds has to be the hardest working label this year. Proof is the quality sounds they have put out throughout the year. ‘Surreal Sounds Selections Vol 1.5’ is their latest offering for 2017 and it is a build-up to the bigger picture which is Volume 2. Surreal Selections Vol. 1 was the gate opener to all this sound where they managed to attract to the Surreal Sounds Label. Second Part of ‘Surreal Selections Vol. 1.5’ will be available early 2018, and promises to bring ‘more heat’ with it as well.
‘Surreal Selections Vol. 1.5’ is mixed by very capable ‘Kunzima Theology’ who holds nothing back when it comes to ‘creating captivating moments’ whenever called upon deck or studio duties. On Surreal Selections Vol. 1.5, ‘Kunzima Theology’ seamlessly takes us on one way musical journey as he brings us nothing but the ‘best of 12 tracks’ which are ‘perfectly selected for every occasion’. Surreal Selections Vol. 1.5 features music from the likes of ‘Vandal M, Trabal Franko, Kususa, Nelo, Ben Da Producer and International Acts such as El Mukuka’. With so much talent all packed in one compilation album, you are bound to have one or two or even more tracks to keep you ‘jamming throughout this Festive Season’. ‘Surreal Selections Vol. 1.5’, fits perfectly on one of our few timeless house music compilation albums ‘category’ and we know it will be part of your playlist even far beyond 2017.
5. House Afrika Sessions 8
‘House Afrika Records’ needs no introduction at all as it is one of ‘Mzansi’s Pioneer House Labels’. This label has been in existence since the early 1990’s and that was an era way before the ‘born frees’. Since then year after year, ‘House Afrika Records’ has brought us hit album after hit album. Under their belt would be compilation series albums such as ‘Africanism, Deep House Sounds, Amapiano Sessions, House Africa Sessions’ just to mention a few from the top of my ‘House Music Head’.
This year we saw ‘House Afrika Records’ do what they have successfully done for over the past two decades, which is to give us another ‘hit album’. ‘House Afrika Sessions 8’ is just that album, and trust me when I say ‘nothing gets better than this’ as the album takes the ‘House Afrika Sessions Series’ up a notch. ‘House Afrika Sessions 8’ is a ‘four cd pack’ compilation album with contribution mixes by ‘House Afrika Records’ heavy hitters ‘Dj Strat3gy, Enosoul, Tim White and the legendary Vinni Da Vinci’. Within this offering, some of the compilation tracks are by world renowned musicians such as ‘Eric Ericksson, Jimpster, &Me, Pastor Snow, Regalo Joints, Drumatic Soul, Tronix Deep, Dj Meron, Kant, and a whole more to look out for’. . ‘House Afrika Sessions 8’ is a very special offering by ‘House Afrika Records’ and yes it does live up to the standard which is expected from this highly decorated House Music Label.