Daptone was founded by Gabriel Roth and Neal Sugarman in the early part of this century. Roth had released some great soul records through his Desco label through the '90s, but his dedication to the genre really paid off when Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings found a place in the hearts of music fans around the world.
The label's catalogue houses is an incredible vast collection of incredible soul, funk and afrobeat singles and albums from bands like Antibalas, Charles Bradley, The Budos Band, Saun & Starr and Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, just to name a few.
The Daptone catalogue is vast. It can be hard to know where to start.
So we've gone ahead and selected seven 7" records from the Daptone collection that we think you need to hear and asked the label's founders Gabriel Roth and Neal Sugarman all about them.