Category Archives: Daptone Records

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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SONG OF THE DAY James Hunter Six – Heartbreak

James Hunter was born about an hour away from The Listening Post’s headquarters in Essex, UK but has travelled far ever since his music career began in 1986. The r&b singer-songwriter started out playing with a band called “Howlin’ Wilf and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Just Give Me Your Time

Well today’s song needs no introductions or explanations and I dare say I needn’t point out the obvious in stating just what a divine track this is, but oh my this is a beauty.  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings couldn’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orquesta Akokán – Mambo Rapidito

How amazingly vibrant and jubilant is th is song and how much would I embrace the chance to play percussion in a samba band like this!! Direct from Havana, Cuba Daptone Records are proud to present the debut single by Orquesta … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings -Tear It Down

It’s bold, sassy and downright funky, but Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Tear It Down is also so much more than just a superb song, for with it comes a strong political message. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings recorded Tear It Down during the Soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DAY Sharon Jones The Dap-Kings – Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)

“You hope that the music and the feeling and the song can inspire people to be better or do better things, or to feel better if they’re in a tough spot.  That’s what Sharon was so unbelievable about, just singing … Continue reading

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