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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Announce New Album To Be Released August 6, 2013

Posted in News with tags , on May 10, 2013 by dk

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Announce New Album To Be Released August 6, 2013‘Give The People What They Want’ is certainly an appropriate title for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings‘ upcoming release. After more than a decade of nearly constant recording, collaborating, and touring as one of the most formidable and consequential live acts performing today, they know what their audience wants from them.  They know, because it’s what they want, too.
This Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ je ne sais quoi – which has attracted everyone from Prince to Beck to John Legend to Michael Bublé, not to mention countless fans is found both on stage and in the recording booth. In the three years since the last release, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have played major festivals, arenas and clubs all over the world including The Hollywood Bowl, The Sydney Opera House and multiple sold-out nights at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The band has also been featured on multitudes of television shows from The Colbert Report to Tavis Smiley and the Tonight Show.


Give The People What They Want – Track Listing

1. Retreat!
2. Stranger to My Happiness
3. We Get Along
4. You’ll Be Lonely
5. Now I See
6. Making Up and Breaking Up
7. Get Up and Get Out
8. Long Time, Wrong Time
9. People Don’t Get What They Deserve
10. Slow Down Love

Listen to track ‘Retreat’


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Tour Dates

May 19 –  Brooklyn, NY – The Great Googa Mooga Festival
May 26 – Aptos, CA – Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 27 – Council Bluffs, IA – River’s Edge Park
June 6 – Long Beach, CA – Ink ‘N’ Iron Festival
June 15/16 – Croton on Hudson, NY – Clearwater Festival
June 25 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival
June 27 – Toronto, ON – TD Canada Trust Jazz Festival
June 28/29 – Rochester, NY – Rochester International Jazz Festival
June 30 – Cleveland, OH – Cain Park
July 3 – Montreal, QC – Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
July 4 – Quebec City, QC – D’Youville Square
July 6 – Newport, RI – Newport Yachting Centre
July 7 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Brach Casino Ballroom
July 12 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
July 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Basilica Block Party

Verve Records & Rockstar Games Present L.A. Noire / Remixed +Free Download

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Midnight Sun Premieres New Remix From
L.A. Noire Remixed EP, Out Now!
Buy It via iTunes HERE!

Verve Records and Rockstar Games teamed up for the new L.A. Noire Remixed EP, which serves as the soundtrack to the groundbreaking video game, L.A. Noire, both of which were released yesterday. Check Free MP3 of Midnight Sun’s remix of Lionel Hampton’s classic, “Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop.” Midnight Sun is the remix/production guise of Andrew Raposo and Morgan Wiley of Midnight Magic and Jessica 6.
Download Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (Midnight Sun remix) – Lionel Hampton

The six tracks comprising the EP see classic jazz songs getting reworked by some of today’s hottest and most acclaimed DJs, producers and remixers, including David Sitek (TV on the Radio), DJ Premier (Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Kanye West), Truth & Soul (Amy Winehouse, Aloe Blacc, Adele), Ticklah (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), Midnight Sun (Midnight Magic) and Detroit techno/house innovator Moodymann.
 L.A. Noire Remixed EP Tracklist:

1. Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Ticklah remix) – Louis Jordan and Ella Fitzgerald
2. Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (Midnight Sun remix) – Lionel Hampton
3. Slick Chick (David Andrew Sitek remix) – Dinah Washington
4. Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens (DJ Premier remix) – Louis Jordan
5. Sing Sing Sing (Truth & Soul remix) – Gene Krupa
6. That Ol’ Devil Called Love (Moodymann remix) – Billie Holiday

The latest installment in the Verve Remixed series, the EP was inspired by the timeless songs in the game. L.A. Noire is a crime thriller that follows a young detective in 1947 Los Angeles as solves cases and rises through the ranks of the LAPD in one of the most violent and corrupt years in the city’s history. L.A. Noire released on May 17 for PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.