Tag Archives: Daptone Records

SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas – Gold Rush

If ever there was a day I needed cheering up, today is it.. I’m blue with tooth problems and stressed with worry..my heart wasn’t even in finding a song tonight, I’m so preoccupied by discomfort.  Luckily I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra – Che Che Colé

This glorious little chunk of Latin funk was originally released in 1970 by the salsa pioneering duo, Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe.  The pair formed in New York in 1967, bringing together the musical forces of Colón’s trombone playing with Lavoe’s percussion … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics – No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.  One band that caught my attention at the end of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Como Mama’s – Move Upstairs

The Como Mamas are a funky trio of Gospel singers from Mississippi, consisting of sisters Angela Taylor, Della Daniels and their friend Ester Mae Smith.  They have been singing together since they were all children in the Mt. Mariah Baptist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Jay Vons – Want You Tomorrow

Are you ready to “Rock ‘n Soul?” As perfectly described by Daptone Records, this is exactly what The Jay Vons are offering, a rocking slice of wonderful, smooth, sunshiny and mellow soul. Over the past few years this Brooklyn band … Continue reading

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A few songs to keep you going whilst The LP Blog is away!

The Listening Post is going to take a short break but will be returning on the 12th November! In the meantime here are some suggested listens, because I have a few tucked up my sleeve just waiting to be shared. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Ar-Kaics – Just My Life

Hot on the heels of The Mystery Lights album, WICK Records are back on the 45rpm format with a brand spankin’ new release by Richmond, Virginia’s own, The Ar-Kaics. With a classic, raw, garage-psych sound coursing through their veins, The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – What Happens When You Turn The Devil Down

“We are looking forward to Wick doing for rock & roll what Daptone has done for soul music” ( Neal Sugarman -Daptone co-owner) Daptone’s new and exciting subsidiary company, Wick Records have set about creating a label with a sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Bradley – Ain’t Gonna Give It Up

Charles Bradley has been through so much to get to where he is today, I’ve been reading about him tonight and how it is he became signed to the great Daptone Records.  I’ve also been giving his new album a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The James Hunter Six – (Baby) Hold On

It’s always nice to have a boogie if the mood and music takes you, and today’s track certainly took me; before I knew what I was doing, I was up and dancing about in my kitchen, I love it! James … Continue reading

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