Monday, October 3, 2022

The Dread Zone: October 3, 2022


Pablo's Eye - "Jaco 92" (You Have a Yearning for Perfection) Extreme Records Axel Libeert Brussels

L'Entourloop - "Downtown" (La Carte Dans La Confusion) Face B Records

Revolutionary Dub Warriors - "Squat" (Reaction Dub Part 1: Deliverance) On U Sound

Emanative - "Evil AM" (single) 

OSCOB - "We are Amidst Strange Beings" (Praise the Sun God)

The Expanders - "Iron Throne" (Hustling Culture)

Gaudi Meets the Rebel Dread feat. Emily Capelle - "E=MC2" 

Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin - 'Savanne" (Ali) -new release!!!

Steve Lehman - "Community" (Demian as Postman) 

Our Theory - "Midsummer Sun" (Nublu Sound) Nublu Records

Boogie Belgique - "Wonder" (single) - new release!!!

Mikey Dread - "International Spy" (African Anthem) 

Zoe Mazah - "Black Girl Magic" (single) - new release!!!

Love Joys - "Jah Light" (Wackie's) 

Nicodemus - "Gunman Connection" (She Like it in the Morning)

Barrington Levy and Trinity - "You Say Me Say" (Too Much Iron in the Fire)

Azimuth - "Montreal City" (Azimuth)

Professor Longhair - "

Henry Franklin - "Karibu" (Jazz is Dead 14) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

The Comet is Coming - "Atomic Wave Dance" (Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam) Impulse Records - new release!!!

DoomCannon - "This Too" (Renaissance) 

Dub Syndicate - "Precinct of Sound" (Murder Tone) On U Sound

Sudan Archives - "Home Maker" (Natural Brown Prom Queen) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

EABS - "The Odyssey of Dr. Haywood Floyd" (2061)

Monday, September 26, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 26, 2022

This week:  We remember jazz great Pharaoh Sanders.  Also, new music from Ezra Collective, The Comet is Coming, Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin, EABS, Floating Points, Alewya and more! 


Back to Base - "Destination" (Crown Yourself King) Pinnacle Records

The Expanders - "World of Happiness" (Hustling Culture)

Noiseshaper - "Wake Up" (Real to Reel)

Nightmares on Wax - "Da Feelin" (Thought So) Warp Records

Ezra Collective - "Ego Killah" (single) new release!!!

Pharaoh Sanders - "Spiritual Blessing" (Elevation)

Alice Coltrane feat. Pharaoh Sanders - "Shiva Loka" (Journey in Satchadanda) Impulse Records

Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin - "Mahine Me" (Ali) - new release!!! (second son of Ali: Mali)

Pierre Kwenders - "Sahara" (Jose Louis and the Paradox of Love) - new release!!!

Pitch Black - "Exodus" (single) Submission Records

Gentlemen's Dub Club feat. Kiko Bun - "Use Me" (Don Letts Presents: Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

The Comet is Coming - "Pyramids" (Hyper-dimensional Expansion Beam) Impulse Records! - new release!!!

EABS (Electro-Acoustic Beat Sessions) - "Conscious Breathing" (2061) - new release!!!

Henry Franklin - "Feedback" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead

Stereolab - "Magne-Music" (Pulse of the Early Brain: Switched On v. 5) Warp

L.A.B. - Shadow Dub

J-Dilla - "One for Ghost" (Donuts) Stones Throw Records

Danielle Ponder - "The Only Way Out" (Some of Us are Brave)

Floating Points - "Problems" (single) 

L'Entourloop feat. Blackout JA and Tippa Irie - "Fi Di Yut" (La Carte Dans la Confusion) Face B/X-Ray Productions

Yasushi Ide - "Ain't No Sunshine" (Don Letts Presents: Excursion Version) Late Night Tales

Alewya - "Let Go" (single) - new release!!!

Nim Sadot - "Yep" (Felix) Bandcamp - new release!!!

Scone Cash Players - "Golden State" (Brooklyn to Brooklin) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Black Flower feat. Meskerem Mees - "Morning in the Jungle" (Magma) 

Monday, September 19, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 19, 2022


Zoe Mazah - "Black Girl Magic" (single) Upful Music - new release!!! (Liberian/German)

L.A.B. - "Shadows Dub" (single) L.A.B. in Dub - new release!!! (Paolo Baldini (Italy)

Ezra Collective - "Life Goes On" (single) 

Lineal Thompson - "12 Tribes of Israel (Bonza Rocks Your Soul mix)"  (Select Cuts: Blood and Fire) Blood and Fire Records

Uffe - "The Moon" (Words and Endings) On the Corner Records 

Russell Mills - "All Wise Fly" (Pearl and Umbra) Instinct Records

Wackies All Stars - "Pipe Piper" (

Cut Chemist - "Bunky's Pick" (16 Funky Corners) Now Again Records

Carleen and the Groovers - "Can We Rap" (Funky 16 Corners) Now Again Records

Tom Vek - "A Little Word in Your Ear" (We Have Sound)

Aggrovators - "Dancing Mood of Dub" (Dubbing it in Studio One Style) 

Kosmo Sound - "Ototoxic" (Fruit of the Void) Zephyr Records - new release!!!

Techno Animal - "Monoscopic" (Brotherhood of the Bomb) Matador Records

J Dilla - "#18" (Donuts) 

Bubbha Thomas and the Lightmen Plus One - "The Phantom" 

Sault - "Bow" (Untitled: Black Is) 

Cornell Campbell - "Ital City Dub" (Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

SJOB Movement - "Love Affair" (Friendship Train)

Sudan Archives - "Flue" (Natural Brown Prom Queen) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

DJ Vadim and J-man - "Good Ole Days" (Likkle More)

Black Box Recorder - "Uptown Top Ranking" (Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

Differenz - "Jazz Workshop" (Jazz Workshop) Shadow Records

Infantry Rockers - "Bubblin'" (Infantry Rockers)

Henry Franklin - "Feedback" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

Joe White - "Roots Dub" 

Boogie Belgique - "Wonder" (single)

OSCOB - "The Crucifixion of Helios" (Praise the Sun God) Bandcamp

Monday, September 12, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 12, 2022


Cornell Campbell - "Rope In" (Original Blue Recordings) Mol Selekta Records

Aggrovators - "Happy Go Lucky Dub" (Dubbing it in Studio One Style)

The Wailing Souls - "Very Well (12" mix)" (At Channel One) Pressure Sounds Records

Naggo Morris - "You Rest on My Mind" (Wackie's Sampler V. 1) Wackie's Records

Wayne Jarrett - "You and I" (Wackie's Sampler V. 1) Wackie's Records

Zoe Devlin - "Caroline No" (Late Nite Tales Presents Version Excursion) Late Nite Tales

Maximum Joy - "Silent Street/Silent Dub" (Disco Not Disco) Strut Records

Michael Prophet - "Righteous are the Conqueror" (Righteous are the Conqueror) Greensleeve

Boogie Belgique - "Wonder" (Machine) Cold Busted - new release!!!

Ghetto Priest - "Hercules" (Late Nite Tales Presents Version Excursion) Late Nite Tales

Maston w/ L'eclair - "Ghost" (Souvenir)

Deodato -"Carly and Carole" (Deodato)

Henry Franklin, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhamood - "The Griot" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead

Melt Yourself Down - "Fix My Life (Fixed by the Subliminal Kid)" (The Complete Leaf Recordings) Leaf Records 

OSCOB - "A Place Beyond" (Praise the Sun God) Bandcamp

Sudan Archive - "It's Already Done" (Natural Brown Prom Queen) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Rufus Thomas - "The Preacher and the Bear" (The Very Best of) Stax Records

Belief - "Art of Love" (Belief) - new release!!!

Bobby Previte - "614-Soul" (

Dactah Chando Meets RSD - "Natty Dub" (

Don Carlos - "Just a Passing Glance" (Just a Passing Glance)

Dubxanne - "Running Up That Hill" 

Rivers on Mars - "Broken Country" (Deja Voodoo) Ropeadope Records

Jazzanova - "I Can See" (Of All Things) Verve/Universal Records

Monday, September 5, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 5, 2022


Tiken Jah Fakoly feat. Winston McAnuff - "I Can Hear" (single) Chapter 2 Records - new release!!!

Creation Rebel - "Space Movement Section 4" (Historic Moments 2 ) On U Sound Records

Alpha Blondy - "Masada" (Masada)

Dennis Brown - "Lately Girl" (Wolf and Leopards) 17 N. Parade

Love Trio feat. U Roy - "Love Thing" (Nublu Sound) Nublu Records

Willi Williams - "I Man" (Messenger Man) Blood and Fire Records

Kokoroko - "We Give Thanks" (Could We Be More) Brownswood Recordings - new release!!!

Ezra Collective - "Life Goes On" (single) Brownswood Recordings - new release!!!

Nim Sadot - "Yep" (Felix) - new release!!!

AmmonContact - "Temple Jam" (New Birth) Ninja Tune Records

Alpha and Omega - "Easy Dub" (Safe in the Ark)

Alton Ellis - "Wide World" (I'm Still in Love With You)

Lee Fields - "Sentimental Food" (single) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Alice Coltrane - "Gospel Trane" (A Monastic Trio)

Sun Ra - "Solar Drums" (Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy/Art Forms....)

Steve Lehman - "Emphonic" (Demian as Posthuman)

Edrix Puzzle - "Eris Fall" (Rise to Eris e.p.) On the Corner Records

An Isotope - "Crunch Cake" (Disco Not Disco) Strut Records

Detroit Experiment - "Think Twice" (Detroit Experiment)

Bogani GiveThanks - "Indoda" (Community: 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk

Da'Ville - "Happy" (single) Global Merchant Music - new release!!!

Roscoe - "Now and Den" (Roscoe) Numero Group

Monday, August 29, 2022

The Dread Zone: August 29, 2022


Samora - "Rise" (Chameleon) Staudenmann Records - new release!!!

Resonators - "Motion" (The Constant) Wa Wa 45

Bullwackie Allstars - "World Dub" (Rare Roots N Dub)

Sundur - "The Long Road Ahead" (Somewhere There's Music)

Jack Sparrow - "Red Sand" (Scientist Launches Dubstep Into Outer Space)

Herman Kelly and Life - "A Refreshing Love" (Norman Jay MBE Presents Good Times) Strut Records

Pole - "'Arena" (45/45)

Wailing Souls - "See Baba Joe (12" Mix)" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves Records

Zap Pow - "Rock Your Bones" (The Best of)

Thee Sacred Souls - "Future Lover" (Thee Sacred Souls) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Horace Andy - "My Heart is Gone Dubwise" (Dance Hall Style Deluxe) Wackies Records

Tiken Jah Fakoly feat. Winston McAnuff - "I Can Hear" (single) - new release!!!

Azimuth - "Morning (Peanut Butter Wolf Remix)" (Azimuth) Farout Records

Thundercat - "How Sway" (It is What it is) 

Sun Palace - "Rude Movements" (Raw Movements)

Sugar Minott - "It's You I Love" (Wicked a go Feel It)

Weather Report - "Tears" (Weather Report) Columbia Records

24-Carat Black - "Foodstamps" (Ghetto: Misfortune) Stax Records

William Onyeabor - "Heaven and Hell" (Who is William Onyeabor) Luaka Bop

Thom Janusz - "Wild and Wonderful" (Ron Forella Moves) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Shanti Powa - "Rocky Road" (single) - new release!!!

Specials - "Nite Klub" (The Best of...)

Kokoroko - "Those Good Times" (Could We Be More) Brownswood Recordings - new release!!!

Willi Hutch - "Get Ready for the Get Down" (The Best of...)

Roy Ayers - "Silver Vibrations" (Silver Vibrations) BBE

Young Fathers - "Lord" (single) Ninja Tune Records

Toots and the Maytals - "Reggae Got Soul" (Reggae Got Soul)

Lemon Jelly - "'93 AKA Don't Stop Me Now" ('64-95) XL Recordings

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

The Dread Zone: August 22, 2022 (partial list)


L'Entourloop feat. General Levy - "People is Massive" (La carte dans la...)

Mungo's Hi-Fi - "NHS Riddim" (single) Scotch Bonnet

Butcher Brown - "Black Man" (single)

Danielle Ponder - "So Long" (Some of Us are Brave) Future Classic Records

Micah Shemaiah - "Natural Man" (Natural Man)

Young Gods - "Dub the Sun" (Mad Professor: Method to the Madness) Trojan Records

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - "Uptight" (Freedom Rider) Blue Note Records

Horace Andy - "Prophecy/Dubwise" (Dance Hall Style Deluxe) Wackie's Records

Azimuth - "Periscopio" (Azimuth) Far Out Recordings

Freddi Henchi and the Soulsetters - "I Like Funky Music" (Crown Princes of Funk) Wind Hit Records

Lightning Hopkins - "Rollin' and Rollin'" (

Lead Belly - "Death Letter Blues 2"

Little Axe - "I Ain't Going Down" (If You Want Loyalty...) On U Sound Records

Belief - "Nebo" (Belief) Stones Throw Records

Paul St. Hilaire - "Drifting"

Manjul - "Fo Nou Leve" (

Maka B - "Gentrification"

Syl Johnson - "Concrete Reservation" (Is it Because I'm Black?) Numero Group

Malone and Barnes and Spontaneous Simplicity - "Road Man" (Freedom Serenade) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Kokoroko - "Something's Going On?" (Could We Be More) Brownswood Records - new release!!!

Father's Children - "I Really Really Love You" (Eccentric Soul: Red, Black, and Green) Numero Group

DoomCAnnon - "This Too" (Renaissance) Brownswood Recordings

Young Fathers - "Geronimo" (single) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!

Bukka White - "Parchmen Farm Blues" (The Story of the Blues) Columbia Records

Gene Russell - "If You Could See Me Now" (Talk to my Lady) Black Jazz Records

Tadaki Misago and Tokyo Cuban Boys - "Sakura Sakura" (Wajazz Series)