Field Guide to Daptone Records

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A collection of fan favorites, 45 only, and exclusive killers soooo good it turns Gold to Platinum. Dig on 21 tracks hand-picked by Daptone Staff, Musicians, and fans. Buy it now…

The Frightnrs “I’d Rather Go Blind”

The Frightnrs “I’d Rather Go Blind” b/w “Version” single (produced by Victor Axelrod aka Ticklah) is out NOW!! Get it at the Daptone Shop.

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!)

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.

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.