Monday, February 4, 2019

The Dread Zone: February 4, 2019


Daktaris - "Musicawa Silt" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records
Tony Allen/Jimi Tenor - "Paris" (Moog Party) Moog Industries - new release!!!
Ranking Ann - "Jealous Man" (Red Robin Records) - new release!!!
Yoruba Singers - "Bleeding with Hate" (Fighting for Survival) Cultures of Soul - new release!!!
 Rim Kwaku Obeng - "Gas Line" (Rim Arrives) Rising Times Records
 Jimi McGriff - "Back on the Track/Chris Cross" (Electric Funk) Blue Note Records
Makers - "Don't Challenge Me" (Personal Space: Electric Soul) Chocolate Industries
Big Youth - "Be Careful" (Screaming Target) Trojan Records
Benjamin Ball - "Flash a Flashlight" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth Disco 1980-84) Cultures of Soul Records
Duke Ellington - "Money Jungle" (Money Jungle) 
Toro y Moi - "Ordinary Pleasure" (Outer Peace) Car Park Records - new release!!!
Survival - "Jungle Justice" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Kool and the Gang - "Boogie Band" (Kool Funk Essentials) Singular Records
Bobbi Humphrey  - "My Little Girl" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Hot 8 Brass Band - "Give Me the Night (George Benson Cover)" (Take Cover) Tru Thoughts - new release!!!
Tiken Jah Fakoly - "Justice" (Francafrique) 
U Roy - "Control Tower" (Rasta Ambassador) Frontline Records
Johnny Osbourne - "Truth and Rights" (Truth and Rights) Heartbeat Records
Mighty Diamonds - "Them Never Love Poor Marcus" (I Need a Roof) Hitbound Records
Earl Cunningham - "War in the City" (Red Robin Records) - new release!!!
The Lions - "Thin Man Skank" (Jungle Struttin') Stones Throw Records
Bohannon - "Funky Reggae" (The Best of) Rhino Records
Tippie Irie - "Take 9" (Horns Up) Jamaican Recordings

Monday, January 28, 2019


Justin Hinds and the Dominoes - "Carry Go Bring Come" (Jamaica Mix) 
Alton Ellis - "Willow Tree" (I'm Still In Love With You) Heartbeat Records
Antibalas - (Government Magic) 
Dennis Brown - "Revolution" (Sly and Robbie Taxi Gang) 
Alice Coltrane - "Om Supreme" (Spiritual Eternal) Warner - new release!!!
World's Experience Orchestra - "Black Woman" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records!
Memoria - "Warrior" (Road to SummerJam) Cesaraugusto Music - new release!!!
Oscar Peterson - "Naptown Blues" (Hello Herbie) Verve Records
Jawdan - "Why" (single) Full100 Music - new release!!!
Rob - "Lord, I Need to See You Again" (Make It Fast, Make It Slow) Soundway Records
Jada Kingdom - "Banana" (single) Popstyle Music - new release!!!
Lyman Woodard Organization - 11 (Saturday Night Special) Strata Records
Albert Aylers - "Ghosts" (Spiritual Unity) 
John Coltrane - "Amen" (Sun Ship)
The Pharoahs - "Damballa/IBO" (Awakening) Luv 'N' Haight
Tippie Irie - "Apartment C/Hit Maker?" (Horns Up) Jamaican Music
Rhythm Machine - "Put a Smile On Time" (Rhythm Machine) Now Again Records!
Rob Mazurek and Emmett Kelly - "Back to the Ocean, Back to the Sea" (Alien Flower Sutra) International Anthem Recording - new release!!!
Junior Cat - "Stand Tall Ghetto Youth" (Red Robin Records) - new release!!!!
Bar Kays - "Holy Ghost" (Greatest Hits)
Aki Kumar - "All Bark No Bite" (Hindi Man Blues) Little Village Foundation - new release!!!
Maurizio - "M5" (Maurizio) Basic Channel/Chain Reaction Records

Monday, January 21, 2019

The Dread Zone: January 21, 2019


G.G. All Stars "Let Me Dub" (Root Man Dub) Heartbeat Records
Wailing Souls - "Firehouse Rock" (Firehouse Rock) Greensleeves Records
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Freaks for the Festival" (Case of the 3 Sided Dream) Atlantic Records
Willi Williams - "Zion Town" (Messenger Man) Blood and Fire Records
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Anna Julia Cooper" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse Records
McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Blue Note Records
Wendy Rene - "Crying All By Myself" (After Laughter Comes Tears) Light in the Attic Records
Bajka - "Invisible Joy" (Bitteschon Philophon) - new release!!!
Sideshow - "Africa Cherry" (Admit One)
Horace Andy - "Stop the Fuss" (Dancehall Style) Wackies Records
Sunny and the Sunliners - "Get Down" (Texas Funk) Now Again Records!
Mungo's Hi Fi - "Thunderclap" (Bim Sherman "Lightning" single)
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) - new release!!!
Sugar Minott - "The More We Are Together" (Rare Gems) Soul Jazz Records
Don Cherry - "Eternal Rhythm pt. 1" (Eternal Rhythm) MPS Universal
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Tinoge" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
Antibalas - "Gabe's New Joint" (Talkatif) Ninja Tune Records
William Onyeabor - "Body and Soul" (Who Is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop
Miles Davis - "Orange" (Aura) Columbia Records
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "Asiko" (Moog Party) Moog Records - new release!!!

Monday, January 14, 2019

The Dread Zone: January 14, 2019


G.G. All Stars - "No Yo Yo Dube" (Roots Man Dub) Heartbeat Records
Joni Haastrup - "Watch Out" (Wake Up YOur Mind) Sound Way Records
Lloyd Miller and the Heliocentrics - "Electricone" (OST) Strut Records
Sonny Sharrock - "Black Woman" (Black Woman) Atlantic Records
Demon Fuzz - "Hymn to Mother Earth" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Augustus Pablo - (Message Music) \
Xana Romero - "Rate Rasta (Dub)" (Kids) 
Miles Davis - "Filles de Killamanjaro" (Filles de Killamanjaro) Columbia Records
Jimi Tenor - "Unmentionables" (Europa) Warp Records
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen - "New World" (Moog Cafe) new release!!!
Iya Terra - "Stars" (Marching On) - new release!!!
Rootz Radicals - "Bad Government" (Bad Government) Rootz Radicals - new release!!!
Hollie Cook - "Ari Up" (Twice) Mr. Bongo Records
Steve Boswell - "Daily News and Version"(We Are Getting Bad) Motion Records
Steve Reid - "Deacon's Son" (Odyssey of the Oblong Square) Universal Sound records

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Dread Zone: January 7, 2019


Mungo's Hi Fi - "Jah Say Love" (Serious Time) Scotch Bonnet Records
Rhythm & Sound - "Mash Down Babylon (version)" (The Versions) Asphodel Records
Mungo's Hi-Fi v. Prince Fatty - "Divorce a L'Italienne" (Mungo's v. Prince Fatty) Mr. Bongo Records
Yesking - "Just Like Me" (ReRecord, Not Fade Away) BBE Records
Elovaters - "Cool Down" (Defy Gravity) - new release!!!
Manasseh - "Rad 2" (Step Like Pepper) Select Cuts Records
Rob Sparx - "2 Faced Rasta" (A Selection of Works/Trooper) Z Audio Records
Yabby You - "Turn Me Loose Dub" (Dub It to the Top) Blood and Fire Records
Joni Haastrup - "Champions and Superstars" (Wake Up Your Mind) Soundway Records
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) - new release!!!
Majestic Arrows - "I'll Never Cry for Another Boy" (Eccentric Soul: Bandit Label) Numero Group
Patrizia and Jimmy - "Trust Your Child" (Homeschooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Miles Davis - "Dark Magus" (Dark Magus) Columbia Records 
SJOB Movement - "Love Affair (Sol Power All Stars Remix)" (Friendship Train) Cultures of Soul Records
Rob - "Make It Fast, Make It Slow" (Make It Fast, Make It Slow) Soundway Records
Tony Cook - "Video Rock" (Back to Reality) 139th Broadway Records
Jimi Tenor/Tony Allen - "OTO Jam" (Live at Moog Party) new release!!!
Billy Cobham - "Spanish Moss" (Crosswinds) 
Uniting of Opposites - "Vortex Number 9" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
The Bamboos - "Side-Stepper" (Side Stepper) Tru Thoughts Records
Johnny Hammond - "Detroit Rainbow" (Gears) 
Donald Byrd - "The Dude" (Electric Byrd) Blue Note Records
Rootz Radicalz - "Bad Government" (single) - new release!!!
Iya Terra - "Stars" (single) new release!!!

Monday, December 31, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 31, 2018


Sly and Robbie - "The Grass Weed Dub" (King Tubby's Dancehall Dub) Clockwork Tower Records
Zion Train - "Healing of the Nation" (Homegrown Fantasy) China Records
Culture - "Natty Dread Nuh Run" (Combulo) FrontLine Records
Eugene Blacknell - "Dance to the Rhythm" (We Can't Take Life For Granted) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Albert Alyers Trio - "Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe" (Live on the Riviera) ESP Records
Pitch Black - "The Random Smiler (live)" (Ape the Angel) Waveform Records 
Tomas Dub-T - "Ocean Riddim Dub" (Reggae Can Help) - new release!!!
Kieran Hebden - "1st and 1st" (NYC) Domino Records
Yoruba Singers - "Zamin" (Fighting for Survival) Cultures of Soul Records - new release!!!
Don Cherry - "Degi Degi" (Brown Rice) Atlantic Records
Joni Haastrup - "Greetings" (Wake Up Your Mind) Tummy Touch Records
Donald Byrd - "The Music Is In You" (Spaces and Places) Blue Note Records
The Temptations - "Hum Along and Dance" (Psychedelic Shack) Gordy Records
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Original Nuttah (instrumental)" (DNA of Rhythm/Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Bill Laswell -  "Echo" (Africa Dub: Possession) Self Release

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 17, 2018


Ernest & the Sound Dimension - "Why Oh Why Version" (Version Dread) Heartbeat Records
Sound Dimension - "Fire Coal Version" (Version Dread) Heartbeat Records
Marcia Aitken & Trinity - "I'm Not a Queen/Duck Boy" (Joe Gibbs Reggae Discomix Showcase v. 3) 17 N. Parade Records
Willie Nelson - "I'll Still Be Thinking of You" (Countryman: Willie Nelson's Reggae Album) Lost Highway Records
Roots of Creation - "Fire on the Mountain" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation Records
Augustus Pablo - "A Java Instrumental/Butter Pon Dem Mouth Version" (Message Music) Pressure Sounds Records
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - "A Toast to the People" (From South Africa to South Carolina) Arista Records
Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls - "Dime Bag Conspiracy" (Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls) Ubiquity Records
Yabby You - "Deliver Me From My Enemies & Version" (Deliver Me From My Enemies) 
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) Rootfire Records - new release!!!
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Humble" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Uniting of Opposites - "Vortex No. 9" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Brooklyn Shanti - "This Feeling" (Bedstuyle) Rhythm and Culture Records
Ron Carter - "Two Beat Johnson" (Blues Farm) CTI Records
Sun Ra - "Other Worlds" (The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra v. 1) ESP Disks
Con Funk Shun - "Too Tight" (The Best of...) Mercury 
Toro y Moi - "Sweet" (Freaking Out) Carpark Records
Elovaters - "Cool Down" (Defy Gravity) - new release!!!
Alice & John Coltrane - "The Sun" (Cosmic Music) Impulse Records
Thievery Corporation - "2001 Spliff Odyssey" (Sounds From the Thievery Hi-Fi) ESL Records
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "6" (Moogin at the Cafe) Moog Recordings Library - new release!!!
David Axelrod - "Jimmy T/Crystal Ball" (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records
Johnny Osbourne - "Man of Jahoviah" (Fally Lover) Greensleeves
Hot 8 Brass Band - "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (single) Tru Thoughts Records