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.
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ final studio album, Soul of a Woman is a lush, orchestral masterpiece. A true testament to the life and career of Daptone’s fearless leader and one of the world’s greatest performers. Get it now in the Daptone Shop.
Bang. The 45 debut of Sharon Jones’ final studio sessions. “Matter of Time” is an electrifying exhibition of the baddest band in the land at the pinnacle of their powers. Limited copies available in the Daptone Shop.