Monday, January 1, 2018


Bohannon - "The Funky Reggae" (The Very Best...) Rhino Records
Prince Jammy - "Cop's Spy" (20th Century Debwise) Blood and Fire Records
Tiken Jah Fakoly - "Tonton D'America" (Coup de Gueule) Barclay Records
Marcia Aitken & Trinity - "I'm Not a Queen/Duck Boy" (Reggae Discomix Showcase v.3) 17 N. Parade
Brother Ah and the Sounds of Awareness - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere) iKef Records
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Rumors" (Soul of a Woman) Daptone Records - new release!!!
The Lions - "New Girl" (This Generation) Stones Throw Records
Herbie Hancock - "Fat Mama" (Fat Albert Rotunda) Warner Brothers Records
Billy Cobham - "Lunartopians" (Total Eclipse) Warner
RSD - "Corner Dub" (Good Energy) Punch Drunk Records
Karl Hector & the Malcouns - "Sahara Swing" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Tony Allen - "Moody Boy" (The Source) Blue Note Records
Meat Beat Manifesto - "What Does It All Mean?"  (RUOK?) Run Recordings
SJOB Movement - "Let's Do It" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
Fela Kuti - "Upside Down" (Upside Down) 
William Onyeabor - "Good Name" (Who Is William Onyeabor) Luaka Bop
William Castor Bunch - "It's Just Begun" (It's Just Begun) RCA
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present, and Future" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Pharoah Sanders - "Healing Song" (Live at the East) Impulse Records

Monday, December 25, 2017

The Dread Zone: December 25, 2017


Roots Radics Meets the Carpenters - "Christmas Dub" 
Lee Scratch Perry - "Christmas Dub" 
Bohannon - "Thoughts and Wishes" (Very best of...) Rhino Records
Meat Beat Manifesto - "Spinning Round" (RUOK?) 
MRR-ADM - "4Our" (Where Are You From?) Now Again Records
Isaac and the Sakie Special Band - "Get Down" (Next Stop Soweto v. 4) Strut Records
Prince Jammy - "Cry of the Destitute" (Umoja) Blood and Fire Records
Singers and Players - "Dungeon/Merchant Ship/Jah Army Band" (Revenge of the Underdog) On U Sound
Pieces of Peace - "Yesterday's Visions" (Pieces of Peace) Quannum Records
Ornette Coleman - "Chronology" (The Shape of Jazz to Come) Atlantic
Pharoah Sanders - "Ore-Se-Rere" (Elevation) 
Medeski Martin & Wood - "Uninvisible" (Uninvisible) Blue Note
Alice Coltrane - "A Love Supreme" (Astral Meditations) 
Pole - "Uberfahrt" (3) Matador
SJOB Movement - "Friendship Train" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
Love - "Orange Skies" (Da Capo) Elektra
Damon - "Do You" (The Gypsy) 
Carl Craig - "At Les" (Versus) Planet E/Infine'

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Dread Zone: December 18, 2017


Scientist - "Intergallactic Excursion" (Scientist Dubs Culture Into a Parallel Universe) RAS Records
Joe Higgs - "Ram Bam Bam/Dub" (Life of Contradiction) Joe Higgs Music
Aggrovators - "Easy Skankin' Dub" (Kaya Dub) 
Roots Radics - "Mash It Up" (Freelance) Kingdom Records
Sly and Robbie/King Tubby - "Dreams of Dub" (King Tubby's Dancehall Dub) Clocktower Records
King Tubby - "Invasion" (Select Cuts: 100% of Dub) Select Cuts
Daktaris - "Super Afro Beat" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records
Here Lies Man - "So Far Away" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records
Singers and Players - "Water the Garden" (Revenge of the Underdog) On U Sound
U Roy - "Chalice in the Palace" (Dread in a Babylon) Frontline
The Wailers - "Reaction" (Soul Rebels) JAD Records
King Tubby - "Zion Gate Dub" (Dub Chill Out) Blood and Fire
Barrington Levy - "No Fuss No Fight" (Too Experienced) 
The Dynamics - "Ice Cream Song" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Prince Jammy - "Dancing in the Streets" (Umoja) Blood and Fire Records
Soul Vibrations - "The Dump" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw Records
United Soul Association - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Myron & E - "If I Gave You My Love" (Broadway) Stones Throw Records
Meat Beat Manifesto - "Supersoul" (RUOK) Run Records
Bohannon - "Run It On Down Mr. DJ" (The Very Best...) Rhino
Demon Fuzz - "Mercy" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Bomb the Bass - "Empire" (Clear) Quango Records
The Bug - "Bad Riddim" (Bad/Get Out of the Way) Ninja Tune - new release!!!
Systemwide - "Vitori" (Osmani Stepper e.p.) BSI Records
Pole - "Uberfart" (3) Matador Records
Alice Coltrane - "Ptah: The El Daoud" (Ptah: The El Daoud) Impulse Records
Sun Ra - "Images" (Space is the Place) Impulse Records

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Dread Zone: December 10, 2017


Budos Band - "Avalanche" (Maelstrom/Avalanche) Daptone Records
Prince Jammy - "Umoja" (Dennis Brown Presents: Umoja/20th Century Debwise) Blood & Fire
Alice Coltrane - "Turiya and Ramakrishna" (Ptah teh El Caud) Impulse Records
Baby Grandmothers - "Somebody's Calling My Name" (Forge Your Own Chains) Now Again Records
Sammy Dread - "Rude Boy a Fire M16" (Road Block) Hitbound Records
Lee Scratch Perry - "Scratch Message" (Rise Again) MOD Technologies
Funkhouse with Candy - "Tenderness" (Inner City Sounds) 
Rotating Assembly - "Illumination" (Natural Aspirations) Sound Signature
Moodymann - "Dreams of Water Over You" (single)
Freddie James - "Dance Little Boy Blue" (Get Up and Boogie) 
SJOB Movement - "Love Affair" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
The Bug - "Get Out the Way" (single) - new release!!!
Smith and Mighty - "B-Line Fi Blow" (Life Is...) !K7
Burial - "Hiders" (Rival Dealer) Hyperdub
Sun Ra - "There Are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)" (Lanquidity) Evidence Records
Brother Ah and the Sounds of Awareness - "The Void" (Key to Nowhere) Ikef Records
Barrington Levy - "Too Experienced" (Too Experienced) 
Bingy Bunny - "Cold Cold World" (Me and Jane)
Linda Balintine - "You're a Hard Habit to Break" (Eccentric Soul: Bandit Label) Numero Group
Majestic Arrows - "Love Is All I Need" (Eccentric Soul: Bandit Label) Numero Group
Love Trio in Dub - "Hard Livin'" (Love Trio in Dub) 
Rim Kwaku Beng - "Believe in Yourself" (Rim Arrives)
Bohannon - "Foot Stompin' Music" (The Very Best Of...)  
Algiers - "Walk Like a Panther" (Underside of Power) Matador Records

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Dread Zone: December 4, 2017


Brass Connection - "Talkin'" (Brass Connection) United Artists
Alice Coltrane - "Journey In Satchidananda" (Journey In Satchidanada) 
Burning Ghosts - "Betrayal" (Reclamation) Tzadik Records
Singers and Players - "Prodigal Son" (Revenge of the Underdogs) On U Sound
Zombitles - "Headcleaner" (Land of Baboon) Silent Records
Algiers - "Death March" (Underside of Power) Matador Records
The Bug - "Get Out of the Way" (single) new release!!!
Dub Specialist - "Queen of the Dub" (17 Shots...) Heartbeat
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "We're So Happy" (Friday Afternoon in the Universe) 
Smith and Mighty - "1,2, Mic Check" (Life Is) !K7
YesKing - "Just Like Me" (Re-Record, Not Fade Away) 
Yellowman - "Galong Galong Galong" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Miles Davis - "Masqualero" (Sorcerer) Columbia Records
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Shadows" (Expansions) RCA
Sun Ra - "El is a Sound of Joy" (Supersonic Jazz) Evidence Music
Damon - "Did You Ever?" (Song of a Gypsy) 
Bohannon - "South African Man" (The Very Best of Bohannon) Rhino
Dubmatix feat. Gappy Ranks - "Roll Dem" (Global Reggae Charts #5) - new release!!!
Funk, Inc. - "Somewhere In My Mind" (Priced to Sell) 
Intrusion - "Angel" (The Seduction of Silence) Echospace
Khan Jamal & Creative Art Ensemble - "Dance to the Motherland" (Dance to the Motherland) 

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Dread Zone: November 27, 2017

Heaven Sisters - "Rasta Dreadlocks" (Trojan Roots Box Set) Trojan Records
Richie Spice - "Can't Stop Loving Jah" (In the Streets to Africa) VP 
Shugie Ottis - "Aht Uh Mi Head" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Pop
Ornette Coleman - "Focus on Sanity" (Shape of Jazz to Come) Atlantic
Tarrus Riley - "Why so much Wickedness" - (Contagious) VP
Mad Professor Meets Jah 9 - "I Aware Dub" - (In the Midst of the Storm) New Release
Clint Eastwood & General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
T Connection - "Groove To Get Down" (On Fire) 
Sun Ra - "Space Is the Place" (Space Is the Place) Impulse!
BT Express - "What You Do In the Dark" (Shout It Out) 
Lou Donaldson - "It's Your Thing" (Droppin' Science) Blue Note
Tony Rebel - "Hear My Cry" (I Rebel) Flames
Brother Ah & Sound Awareness - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere)
Don Carlos - "Late Night Blues" (Pure Gold)
Wailing Souls - "Oh What a Feeling" (Firehouse Rock)
U Roy - "Runaway Girl" (Dread In a Babylon) Frontline
Slave - "Baby Sinister" (Hardness of the World)
Damon - "Poor Poor Genie" (Gypsy)  
Alton Ellis  - "Rock Steady"  (First Class Rock Steady) 
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Satan's Church of Hypnotized Logic" (Combustication E.P.)  

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Dread Zone: November 20, 2017


Delroy Wilson - "Better Mus Come" (Dub Plate Style) Pressure Sounds
The Upsetters - "Upsetting Station " (The Wailers: Alternate Takes v. 1 &2) 
Trinity - "Fight It To the Top/Lively Tribulation" (Shanty Town Determination) Blood & Fire Records
Mikey Dread - "Step by Step" (Dread at the Controls) 
Maytones - "Money Worries" (Their Greatest Hits) 
Revolutionaries - "I Need a Roof" ( Revolutionaries) Channel One Records
Bohannon - "Funky Reggae" (Very best of...) Rhino Records
Mad Professor Meets Jah9 - "Lioness Dub" (In the Midst of the Storm) VP - new release!!!
Serengeti All Stars - "Problems" (Galas Dan: Problems All Around) - new release!!!
Root Shock - "Let Go" (Root Shock) Root Shock
Burning Ghosts - "Betrayal" (Reclamation) Tzadik Records
Brother Ah & the Sound Awareness - "Sekou" (Key to Nowhere) Kef Records
Damon - "Funky Funky Blues" (Song of a Gypsy) 
Sun Ra and His Astro Infinity Arkestra - "The Perfect Man" (My Brother the Wind) Cosmic Myth Records
Sensational Saints - "How Great Thou Art?"  (Forge Your Own Chains) Now Again Records
Dub Specialist - "Together Dub" (17 Shots From Studio One) Heartbeat Records
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present & Future" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Burning Spear - "The Ghost" (Garvey's Ghost) Island Records
Professor Shehab & DJ Loop - "Drunken Monkey" (Land of Baboon) Silent Records
Protoje - "Blood Money" (Global Charts 5) - new release!!!
Benjamin Zephaniah - "Rong Radio" (Naked) 
Watter - "Depth Charge" (History of the Future) Temporary Residence Records - new release!!!