Watch the new Saun & Starr music video for “Look Closer,” the title track off their upcoming debut album, out May 19th. (video features a cameo by Sharon Jones!)
Daptone Super Soul Stoop Sale Spectacular – Monday May 18th, 4pm-8pm at the House Of Soul studio!
LPs (2 for $25) | 45s (3 for $10) | CDs | Clothing | Record Bags | Giveaways
+ a large selection of limited/color/out-of-print vinyl, sale priced “bent corner” LPs, and much, much more!
House of Soul Studio Tours!
We’ll be opening up our backyard (which you may recognize from the Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “I Learned The Hard Way” cover) and will be providing FREE adult beverages while supplies last. Come hang!
We accept cash + credit!
The House of Soul is located at 115 Troutman Street, Bushwick Brooklyn.
Our 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.
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.
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.
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
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.”
See photos from the Daptone Super Soul Revue at the Famous Apollo Theater via The New York Times.