Category Archives: Daptone Records

SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Valley of the Damned

For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds. Today the multi-skilled creators of all things sonically magical have released a brand new album entitled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Veil of Shadows

For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds.  In just a couple of weeks the band are to release their new album titled ‘V‘ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – I’m so Tired (Of Living in the City)

Ever had that grass is greener feeling, only to discover how much you really miss that something when you leave and how all the things that drove you away are actually what kept you there in the first place? This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Someone Else is in Control

It fills me with great joy and excitement to share this new track from Brooklyn’s finest psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights! Announcing their new album earlier this month, Too Much Tension is to be the bands second offering and is to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – All My Relations

After nearly 15 years of touring the world with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Cochemea Gastelum is returning home to connect with his roots! A California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry, Cochemea grew up surrounded by music, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Relatives – Don’t Let Me Fall

Rev. Gean West had been leading Gospel groups for almost 20 years when he formed The Relatives in 1970.  Whilst dedicated to spreading the word, his new band would have what West called a “street sound” as a response to the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Olympians – Midnight Movement

Led by Toby Pazner (Lee Fields & The Expressions, El Michels Affair), the Olympians are a NYC-based band who got together a couple of years ago after a fever dream Pazner experienced in Greece. Midnight Movement was originally released as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – New Day Tonight

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has opened shows for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard as well as Daptone legend Charles Bradley and tomorrow will be releasing his new album courtesy of Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records. It’s A New Day … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – Dream Song

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has recently announced his new album.  Releasing next month via Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records, It’s A New Day Tonight was co-produced and recorded by Daptone’s Wayne Gordon at Daptone’s House of Soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan – Be The Blood

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man … Continue reading

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