Daptone Records (Record label)
Daptone Records is a New York-based record label, founded in 2002 by Gabriel Roth and Neal Sugarman and specialized in funk and soul.
Daptone Records in Reviews
Music Review | posted 31.03.2016
Charles Bradley
Changes
Untamed, even ecstatic: Charles Bradley, the »Screaming Eagle Of Soul«, is celebrating an impressive return with »Changes«. He’s being supported by the whole Daptone-clique.
Music Review | posted 04.04.2013
Charles Bradley
Victim of Love
He’s the belated world champion of soul and starts out his second record, where he has left it with »No Time For Dreaming«. And he even goes beyond.
Music Review | posted 10.08.2012
Antibalas
Antibalas
»Antibalas« is pervaded with magical melodies from the soul of the 60s and the feverish heat of African percussion. It still manages to not get entrapped in ethno-Jazz or other styles of that sort.
Music Review | posted 14.05.2012
The Sugarman 3
What The World Needs Now
The Sugarman 3 are back as if they’ve never left! And to answer the album title’s question right away: it’s frolics and swinging hips!
Music Review | posted 28.10.2011
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Soul Time!
Only a year after I Learned The Hard Way, the great Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings are releasing another album. This time, it’s all about »Soul«.
Music Review | posted 14.03.2011
Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band
No Time For Dreaming
»Why is it so hard to make it in America?« Charles Bradley is releasing his debut album full of roughness and intensity at the age of 60.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 01.10.2021
Girlwoman
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.
Music List | posted 01.12.2021
End-of-Year review 2021
Top 50 Albums
Much like every cloud has its silver lining, this year had some fantastic music to offer – something to hold on to in difficult times. These were the 50 best albums released on vinyl in 2021.
Music Review | posted 29.10.2021
Kuunatic
Gate Of Klüna
Japanese trio Kuunatic debut on Glitterbeat with »Gate of Klüna,« a literally otherworldly psych-rock masterpiece.
Music Portrait | posted 20.01.2022
Records Revisited
Daft Punk – Homework (1997)
In 1997, the French duo Daft Punk released their debut album »Homework« and since then have had an almost unprecedented career. At that time, the album was not yet mainstream, but creaky, crackling house music.
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.