“Christian’s Cuchifritos” by Christian Mártir

Daptone-Podcast_CHRISTIAN-MARTIR.jpgOur newest podcast features a superb mix of guaguanco, plena, mozambique and boogaloo sounds from one of our favorite Borinqueños, Christian Mártir. Born in Santurce, PR and residing in NYC, Christian has spread his love for soulful rhythms everywhere from Uptown to Madison Square Garden. Wepa!

He can be heard at his monthly party, Pa’lante! starting May 21st. @ APT 78 (4447 Broadway, NYC), and be sure to check out his record label, Sociedad Records for releases that are surely past and future classics.

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Daptone Podcast – Brian Sears

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A moody, soulful mix by Brian Sears (NYC), the guy who helped bring you the superb 45 reissues: Kansas City Express “This Is The Place” (Friends of Sound Records) and Beau Williams “I’ll Be Home Soon”  released on Truth & Soul Records.

Hear him spin every first Friday of the month.
@ No Name Bar
297 Manhattan Ave.
Greenpoint, Brooklyn


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NEW VIDEO! Saun & Starr “Big Wheel”

Watch the video for Saun & Starr’s newest single, “Big Wheel.” Directed by Wayne Gordon and filmed entirely on a Samsung s5 in Gabriel Roth’s Riverside, CA home and the Castle Amusement Park.

Daptone Podcast – Spin Club Lucerne

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A new mix of rare 45?s from mighty hitters, Henning Börm & Emel Ilter, the DJ’s behind the regular Soul party, Spin Club Lucerne, and the yearly weekender, Not Too Young, in Lucerne, Switzerland. http://www.swisssoul.ch

Follow them on Facebook.
Check out their other mixes on Mixcloud.


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Saun & Starr “Look Closer”

After 5 years as Sharon Jones’ background singers Saun & Starr step out in front of the Dap-Kings to deliver a Masterpiece of Soul Music. Their debut album, LOOK CLOSER, is out May 19th. Listen to the title track via NYLON.

The Budos Band On Morning Becomes Eclectic

Watch The Budos Band‘s performance of “The Sticks” on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

 

 

First Grammy Nom for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

To cap a year that was filled with one triumph after another, the band is nominated for their first-ever Grammy Award for “Best R&B Album.”

Daptone Super Soul Revue Photos – New York Times

See photos from the Daptone Super Soul Revue at the Famous Apollo Theater via The New York Times.

The Budos Band “Burnt Offering” Video

Watch the new music video for the title track of The Budos Band‘s new album, BURNT OFFERING, out now! Directed by Harrison Boyce.

Budos Band “Burnt Offering” Available Now!

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