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Instrumental soul band The Olympians releasing s/t LP on Daptone (song stream)

The Olympians include members of Lee Fields' band, Charles Bradley's band, The Dap-Kings, Budos Band, Antibalas, The Arcs, and more.

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Rough Trade opening a 4th store; Gramercy Arms, Naomi Shelton, French Style Furs & more playing the NYC one

The Guardian reports that Rough Trade will open a new shop in Nottingham, the "independent music chain will establish its fourth store, following last autumn's opening in New York...

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Sharon Jones had her surgery

As we hated announcing, Sharon Jones was recently diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer which caused her to cancel a bunch of shows and delay a new album release...

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Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings give the people what they want on new LP (stream a track)

The soulful sounds of the great Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings return with Give The People What They Want, the new album which will see the light of day August 6 via Daptone Records...

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tickets on sale for the Charles Bradley Apollo Theater show (plus, you can win a pair!); Daptone coming to SXSW

Charles Bradley at Firefly 2012 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

As mentioned, soul singer Charles Bradley will release his new album, Victim of Love, on April 2 via Daptone Records, and is set to support it with a tour that hits NYC on May 16 at the Apollo Theater...

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Charles Bradley reveals single off new album, announces tour, playing Apollo Theater (dates, stream)

Charles Bradley at Firefly Music Fest 2012 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

Soul singer Charles Bradley is set to release Victim of Love on April 2 via Daptone Records, the followup to his 2011 debut, No Time For Dreaming...

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Catalpa Festival is ANOTHER new NYC fest on Randall’s Island. Black Keys & Snoop Dogg & more playing

According to their website:The inaugural Catalpa Festival is coming to New York City on July 28th + 29th 2012 from 1pm to 11pm and is lining up to be the year's most unique and original music and lifestyle event...

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The Impressions played one of Southpaw’s final shows w/ Binky Griptite & the Dee-Kays (pics & video)

The history of The Impressions is a timeline that spans almost the entire course of rock & soul music. As most of you already know the group counted both Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield within their ranks over the last half century...

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Southpaw countdown: The Impressions are in from Chicago, play there with Daptone family tonight

"In what may be Soul music's most exciting collaboration of the year, Rock'n Roll Hall of Famers THE IMPRESSIONS will team up with Brooklyn's BINKY GRIPTITE and the Dee-Kays, a group of musicians featuring members of the Dap-Kings, for a unique Soul revue showcasing two of the best acts of the genre's history, bringing together two generations...

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Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings completed their 7-NY-show run @ Bowery Ballroom (pics)

"I hope people don't expect a lot because all I do is go out there and be me," says. "The band comes out, they introduce me, I come out, I dance, I sing, I interact with the audience...

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