Heading into the lovers’ season Daptone Records’ crack team of meteorologists are predicting a flurry of Penrose 45s, with a high chance of soulfulness, blowing into an indie record shop near you. On Feb. 24th look out for 5 new singles from Penrose artists: Thee Sacred Souls, The Altons, Los Yesterdays, Vicky Tafoya, and Jonny […]
Lee Fields – Sentimental Fool
The new album from the greatest soul singer alive today is available now. From his first line to his final plaintive lyric, the beauty, power, and raw humanity of Leeʼs voice is on full display here; the culmination of an astounding career that has seemed to defy gravity, rising to only greater and greater heights.
Thee Sacred Souls “Love Is The Way”
The sultans of sweet soul, Thee Sacred Souls, return with two sides of easy-breezy, mid-tempo magic. A previously unreleased track and live set favorite that drops with vibe and groove in equal measure. Listen now.
Introducing Jalen Ngonda
Presenting the debut 45 from the newest member of the Daptone family stable of stars, Jalen Ngonda. With this inaugural single Jalen delivers two sides of mid-tempo magic. Listen to “Just Like You Used To” and “What a Difference She Made”, and buy the 45 now.
Scone Cash Players – Brooklyn to Brooklin
Presenting Scone Cash Players inaugural release on Daptone Records, Brooklyn to Brooklin, out now. Brooklyn to Brooklin brings you deep into a fever-dream of tropical rhythms and seductive flourishes of psychedelia, sure to delight dancers and dreamers alike. Come take a trip!
Thee Sacred Souls – S/T Album
The highly anticipated debut album from southern California’s sweet soul pioneers, Thee Sacred Souls, is out now. Produced by Gabriel Roth, the self-titled album is a warm and textured record, mixing the easygoing grace of sweet ’60s soul with the grit of early ’70s R&B.
The Frightnrs – Always
The new album from the Frightnrs is out now. The road to Always began with a period of intense songwriting back when The Frightnrs and producer Victor Axelrod were working on the group’s debut, rocksteady masterpiece, Nothing More to Say. In addition to the scorchers heard therein, Axelrod and The Frightnrs agreed many of the […]
Lee Fields – Ordinary Lives EP
We are proud to announce that the legendary Lee Fields has reunited with the Daptone family and is in the studio working on a new album slated for release in the Fall of 2022. We are celebrating his return with the release of this EP, available exclusively at upcoming Lee Fields shows, and at the Daptone Shop.