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  • St. Vincent’s Third Album, “Strange Mercy” To Be Released on September 13, 2011

    June 2, 2011

    St. Vincent, the nom-de-stage of “playful chanteuse [and] fearsome shredder” (NY Times) Annie Clark, has confirmed the September 13th release of Strange Mercy her new album for 4AD. The record’s 11 new tracks showcase Clark’s gift for fusing the cerebral and the visceral, her melodically elegant arrangements packing hefty emotional punches. Clark reunited with producer […]

  • Sharon Jones Duets With The National’s Matt Berninger on New Booker T. Jones Song

    March 30, 2011

    Soul legend Booker T. Jones recruited Matt Berninger, singer for the National, and The Dap-Kings’ own Sharon Jones, to duet on this old-school Southern R&B tune about the city of Memphis, Tennessee. The track appears on Booker T.’s new album The Road From Memphis, due May 10 from Anti-. Listen HERE!!

  • Prince and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at Madison Square Garden!

    January 27, 2011

    Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings opened for Prince in NYC’s Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, January 18th and Prince invited Sharon Jones, Binky Griptite and the Dap-King horn section to join him during his encore performance of “A Love Bizzare.” Here’s what Sharon Jones had to say: “Out of all my years coming up, I […]

  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings on CONAN!

    November 16, 2010

    Conan O’Brien premiered his new late night show, Conan, on TBS just last week, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings were honored to be only the fourth live band to appear on the show. The band, joined by members of the Bushwick Philharmonic, put on an incredible performance of the I Learned the Hard Way […]

  • Grinderman Kicks Off North American Tour in Toronto and Unleashes New Video!

    November 10, 2010

    Via Pitchfork… “Lock up your mothers, hide your daughters– hell, you should probably make sure all small animals are safe and sound, too. Nick Cave’s band Grinderman are hitting our shores in November.” For a list of dates, please visit http://grinderman.com/tour . New video for “Worm Tamer” off of Grinderman’s latest, Grinderman 2.

  • Grinderman performs “Heathen Child” on Jools Holland.

    October 22, 2010

    Grinderman recently made an appearance on Jools Holland. Watch them perform “Heathen Child” off their latest release, Grinderman 2.

  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Premiere “The Game Gets Old: The Trilogy” on IFC.com!

    October 20, 2010

    Watch the exclusive premiere of The Game Gets Old: The Trilogy featuring videos for “I Learned the Hard Way,” “If You Call” and the exclusive, “The Game Gets Old” directed by Philip Di Fiore. The Game Gets Old: The Trilogy with an interview with Sharon Jones. http://www.ifc.com/news/2010/10/sharon-jones-premiere.php Behind the look of The Game Gets Old: […]

  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    September 30, 2010

    Watch Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings rock out to their song “Money” off their latest album I Learned the Hard Way on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

  • Grindhouse: Nick Cave’s dirty detour.

    September 28, 2010

    “Nick Cave is an Australian by blood, an honorary American by dint of his devotion to pulp, and, at fifty-two, the standard-bearer for a global assembly of bookish, noisy, morbid year-round Halloweeners.” Read more of Sasha Frere-Jones’ piece on Grinderman from The New Yorker!

  • “Funky Precedent” in The New Yorker

    September 22, 2010

    Sasha Frere-Jones recently wrote a piece for The New Yorker that discussed revivalist acts such as Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Antibalas. Read more HERE.

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