Archive for the 'Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' Category

Monday, April 19th, 2010

It’s hard to know what will work and what won’t, commercially, when it comes to influences. Critics are quick to call out a band for too closely appropriating a certain sound without adding much of its own originality, and when it comes to what Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are doing, it would be an […]

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Released in October, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights is an incredibly soulful album that in a perfect world would be topping the charts. Whether flying solo or backing Ms. Jones, Brooklyn’s The Dap-Kings, the house band for Daptone Records, never fail to deliver the impeccable soul and funk chops that seemed […]