Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Stranger To My Happiness”

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Retreat!”

Saun & Starr “Hot Shot” Lyric Video

Watch the new Saun & Starr lyric video for “Hot Shot,” featured on their debut album, Look Closer. Look Closer (Featuring The Dap-Kings) is out now!

Saun & Starr “Look Closer” OUT NOW!

Saun & Starr’s debut album featuring The Dap-Kings is out now!

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Saun & Starr Music Video for “Look Closer”

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!)

“Christian’s Cuchifritos” by Christian Mártir

Daptone-Podcast_CHRISTIAN-MARTIR.jpg  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.

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Daptone Podcast – Brian Sears


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


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.

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Check out their other mixes on Mixcloud.

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The Budos Band On Morning Becomes Eclectic

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