Tag Archives: Daptone

SONG OF THE DAY The Olympians – Stand Tall

Today’s funky, fresh and soulful bundle of instrumental joy is a rare track from Daptone’s new super band, The Olympians.  Stand Tall  was originally released for a limited 45 pressing by Truth & Soul Records, but has recently became available for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Daptone, Instrumental, R&B, Soul | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Daptone Records, Garage pop, Garage punk, Garage Rock, Psych punk, Psych rock, psych rock, Psychedelic, Wick Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Blues, Daptone Records, Funk, R&B, Soul | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – Lookin’ (Version)

When The Frightnrs released their single Dispute (a track that featured on their debut LP), it included a Dub version on the B-side which came courtesy of famed reggae producer Victor “Ticklah” Axelrod.  The single was a smash success which in return inspired … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Daptone Records, dub, Reggae, Rocksteady | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – Till Then

You may have noticed that Brooklyn’s reggae stars, The Frightnrs have cropped up on my pages a few times recently, I can’t help it, just love them! I finally got around to purchasing a hard copy of their Nothing More … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – How Do I Let A Good Man Down?

This was the first Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings track I ever heard many moons ago, my friend recorded it for me on a compilation and I loved it instantly.  I was lucky enough to go see them live that … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Funk, Soul, soul beat | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – Nothing More To Say

I know it was less than a couple of weeks that I featured the marvellous sounds of the Frigtnrs, but I am enjoying them so much that I really want share some more of their lovely sounds today! Daptone records pride … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone Records, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs – The Dispute

Daptone records pride themselves on producing exquisite vintage sounds and with Brooklyn’s reggae stars, The Frightnrs the label has mastered the art of producing a superb and polished 60’s-sounding dancehall album. Crafted under the intricate eye of producer Victor Axelrod … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Dancehall, Daptone Records, new york, Reggae, Rocksteady, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Olympians – Sirens of Jupiter

Today’s funky, fresh and soulful bundle of instrumental joy is the lead single from Daptone’s new super band, The Olympians. Led by Toby Pazner (Lee Fields & The Expressions, El Michels Affair), this NYC-based band are a product of a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Daptone Records, Instrumental, R&B, Soul | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Flowers In My Hair, Demons In My Head

True to its name, this song has an enticing exterior that greets you with its slow-paced, gritty 60’s garage-fuelled intro, enticing you in with mesmerizing waves of grungy psych-rock, but as this melody unfolds it begins to take root.  Soon … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Daptone Records, garage, Garage Rock, new york, Psych rock, Psychedelic, rock n roll, Wick Records | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment