Tag Archives: Daptone


Event: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings + Lee Fields & The Expressions – Albert Hall Manchester, October

Buy tickets I’ve not managed to make it to the newly restored Albert Hall yet, but I’ll be there for this one. A Daptone extravaganza, the likes of which we’re not usually treated to in the UK, will probably mean another refit as they blow the bloody roof off. This will sell out, so grab your tickets from the venue

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Listen! Saun and Starr – Hot Shot

Available to pre-order now from Daptone Records. Daptone say: It is our distinct pleasure to present the debut release by two women who will forever change the Soul game: Saun & Starr. Like a two-headed Phoenix rising from the ashes of a bygone era when the duets of Sam & Dave, James & Bobby Purify, and Marvin & Tammi danced upon the airwaves, Saun &

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Manchester: Charles Bradley brings his Extraordinaires to the Academy Oct 12th

Charles is rightfully getting more exposure this year owing to the ‘Soul Of America’ film that saw transmission on the BBC when he last visited the country a couple of months back. He’s hitting Manchester’s Club Academy on October 12th, but below are the UK and Ireland dates in full… Buy tickets for the Manchester show here. Grab his latest

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Listen: CHARLES BRADLEY // Strictly Reserved For You {Dunham/Daptone}

The Screaming Eagle Of Soul returns with new long player Victim Of Love on April 2ns, 2013. Recorded with the Dap Kings’ Tommy ‘TNT’ Brennek at his Dunham studios. Have a listen to some more material here or below on the player.         www.thecharlesbradley.com www.facebook.com/thecharlesbradley www.twitter.com/Charles_Bradley Instagram: @charlesbradley

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Preview: THE COMO MAMAS // Get An Understanding {Daptone Records}

Listen/order “There are only three instruments on this recording: The powerful, raspy voice of Ester Mae Smith, the deep soothing voice of Angela Taylor, and the energetic, spirited vocals of Della Daniels. There are no other musicians on this recording, yet the harmonies the Como Mamas create are so powerful, musical accompaniment is not missed. Recorded on a sweltering morning

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