Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
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//Features

"I Feel Like I'm Going to Be Able to Do Everything": An Interview with Sharon Jones
21 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM

Following some high-profile collaborations and soundtrack features, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings suffered through two deaths and a devastating cancer diagnosis. Jones talks about surviving such hardships and now, her most anticipated album to date.

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 5:00 PM

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.

//Columns

Retelling the History of Black Music: Adventures in Retro-ism
6 Mar 2008 // 4:00 PM

Rightly or wrongly, black audiences have always tended to chase musical innovation, not musical reverence.

//Reviews

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: I Learned the Hard Way
5 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: 100 Days, 100 Nights
30 Sep 2007 // 6:00 PM

Jones' powerful voice and the Dap-Kings' soul expertise are a natural fit for each other.

//Blogs

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Better Things" (Live on Fallon) (video)
29 Apr 2010 // 12:31 AM

And the Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings TV appearances continue to pile up with a Fallon spot closely following behind one on Colbert. Plus, I seen

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - "She Ain't a Child No More" (Live on Colbert) (video)
28 Apr 2010 // 6:05 AM

Yes, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings are ubiquitous on TV chat shows these days and in the concert halls of the US as well. It sure

//News

Sharon Jones' guide to becoming America's best live act
16 Jun 2010 // 4:29 AM

Catching up with Jones by phone two weeks after the Apollo, she offered insight into the elements that have turned her and the Dap-Kings into the best American live band of the moment.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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