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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Miss Sharon Jones: Daptone Queen’s story on the silver screen

Exciting news from the Daptone stable – I’ve been waiting for this film to drop since I first heard about it when chatting to Neal Sugarman when Sharon came to

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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings: Midnight Rider live video

Seeing these guys filmed movie-quality is a joy to behold – I wouldn’t mind them as my engine, either. Video directed by J.C. Chandor.

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Daptone Gold Volume II

Daptone Records knock one out the park again with their new release compiling 21 45-only plus unreleased tracks. There are some proper recent gems on here, including Charles Bradley and

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Manchester this week: Sharon Jones, Youngblood Brass Band, Pounders for Palestine, The Herbaliser, The Filthy Six

A very busy week for soul, funk and hip hop (and beyond…)  heads this week in Manchester! Peruse below… MONDAY YOUNGBLOOD BRASS BAND + IN THE LOOP // BAND ON

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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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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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Groovement Podcast: EMA NOSURAK (BITE THE APPLE)

Ema Nosurak champions funk and soul from her base in Manchester as Bite The Apple. Bite The Apple is an artist agency representing the likes of Smoove and Turrell ,

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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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SCORZAYZEE // Luv Me (Video)

If I’m not mistaken that’s the break from How Long Do I Have To Wait For You, my favourite SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS track. SCORZAYZEE comes back raw and

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SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS UK dates

A re-up for the video to If You Call which we posted a couple of weeks back. Excitement is building locally (Manchester) for the return of SHARON JONES & THE

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Reach: SHARON JONES X DAP-KINGS Tour Dates

All UK and Europe dates… Wed Oct 13 Zurich, Switzerland – Kaufleuten Thu Oct 14 Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks Fri Oct 15 Nancy, France – Nancy Jazz Pulsations Sat

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SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS return

And mean-lookin’ they are too to go with the title of their fourth LP for Daptone, I LEARNED THE HARD WAY. Hot on the heels of the recent DAPTONE GOLD

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DAPTONE GOLD!

Forthcoming… can’t wait for this! Need some more raw soul in my life…. Don’t forget the Groovement/Dap Kings meet up, free to download… TRACKS: Introduction by Binky Griptite ● Sharon

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Daptone Robbed – Soul in Peril

Groovement chums Daptone Records have suffered some losses here – please keep an eye out for stuff popping up on t’eBay… “Friends and associates, As you may have heard through

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