For the first time digitally, we bring you four uncanny tracks from The Olympians. Originally released as a limited 45 pressing by Truth & Soul Records, these four gems are now available today to buy or stream! Recorded in producer Toby Pazner’s bedroom on his Tascam 388 and various Brooklyn apartments over a couple years, these tracks weave together some of the best melodies and rhythms that the Daptone stable of musicians can offer.
It is our distinct pleasure to present Michael Rault’s debut album and the 2nd full-length on Wick Records (A Daptone Records Subsidiary), It’s A New Day Tonight, produced by Daptone’s own Wayne Gordon.
For Record Store Day 2018, we’re happy to bring you “A Closer Look at the Dap-Kings: the Instrumentals Behind Saun & Starr’s ‘Look Closer'” available in translucent blue-swirl vinyl at #RSD18 retailers on Saturday, April 21st.
Direct from Cuba, the debut self-titled album by Orquesta Akokán is available everywhere now!
Direct from Havana, Cuba – Daptone Records is proud to present the debut single by Orquesta Akokán!
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings recorded “Tear It Down” during the Soul of a Woman sessions in 2016. Sharon was always passionate about progressive political issues and was a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall dividing two nations. In honor of the Women’s March tomorrow, please take a listen and, should you be so inclined, purchase the song directly from Daptone at the price of your choosing, starting at $3. All proceeds from sales of “Tear It Down” will go the to the National Immigration Law Center, a policy education, legal training and litigation support resource for immigrants: nilc.org
All donations made in the first 24 hours will be matched by Daptone Records.
Here come The James Hunter Six! Serving yet another delicious dish of what you wish with the premier single off their upcoming LP, Whatever It Takes (DAP-051). And I’ll be a monkey’s uncle if James hasn’t delivered two of his most compelling sides to date on this one. Bring your talcum powder and a change of clothes cause it’s another jaw-droppin’ showstop- per by that finger-poppin’ pond-hopper, James Hunter.