Groovement Podcast: Agent J – Where Do We Go From Here? ft Lee Fields

Lee Fields joins me in conversation, so I thought I’d make it a soul special. Pic credit: AkseP19 @ Gorilla, Manchester Download / Mixcloud / Podcast Feed / iTunes Lee

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New music // Charles Bradley’s Changes on Daptone/Dunham 

A new Charles Bradley album is always good news, and Daptone Records’ subsidiary Dunham are ready to deliver. Pre-order from Bandcamp here – also includes the recent Black Sabbath cover

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Groovement Podcast – Agent J: Music Box {March 2015}

Download here Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Mixcloud   Wide selection of tracks this episode… click each for buy links and (in most cases) to listen to more from the

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Preview: Antibalas x Ticklah: Tattletale 45 out now on Daptone

Ticklah has written this one, and it’s a tune that Antibalas have performed live for many years. They’ve finally released it on wax after laying it down in the sessions

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Daptone colour vinyl countdown to 100th 45 release

As I’m writing this, the first in Daptone’s series of coloured 45 releases, celebrating 100 7″ releases, has just sold out. It’s Charles Bradley & LaRose Jackson with Luv Jones.

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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

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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

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Out now // Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Give The People What They Want

Finally out today, the newest long player from Sharon Jones and her Dap-Kings. If you want it on digi, head to iTunes. Manchester, grab the vinyl from Piccadilly Records – check

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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

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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

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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

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Preview: THE SUGARMAN 3 // What The World Needs Now

Download Rudy’s Intervention from Rolling Stone (read article) Daptone’s Sugarman 3 return with a brand new album on May 15th (Groovement Cat’s birthday!) – their first LP in ten years! Facebook Twitter

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Preview: EL REGO // El Rego

Daptone on the digging tip with the release of an El Rego collection, featuring Daptone-hand-picked recordings from the late sixties and early seventies.   Featuring: * 20 page hardcover Bookcase CD featuring El

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Video: CHARLES BRADLEY // Heartaches and Pain (In A Forest)

Pitchfork present Charles and selected Daptonians in the forest – goodbye, summer. You can now grab the instrumental version of Charles’ No Time For Dreaming LP over at Daptone. European

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Preview: SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS // Soul Time!

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s Soul Time! – Binky Griptite, the Dap-Kings THE modern saviours of soul return with an album containing some of their most popular live standards, highlighting their

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