Monday, January 16, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 16, 2017

Max Romeo - "Martin Luther King" (Reconstruction)
Scientist - "Martin Luther King" (International Heroes Dub) 
Flick Wilson - "Slavemaster (12")" (Greensleeves 12" Rulers) Greensleeves
Peter Tosh - "Apartheid" (Equal Rights) Columbia Records
Roy Ayers - "Our Time Is Coming" (Destination Motherland) Universal
Hollie Cook - "Win or Lose" (Twice) Mr. Bongo Records
Baaba Maal - "One Day" (The Traveler) Palm Records
Matata - "Talkin'" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Slippers - "High & Tight" (X) Capitol
B-Side Players - "Scorpio" (Movement) Surfdog
Prince Fatty - "Scorpio" (Survival of the Fattest) Rasa Records
Sunpalace - "Soul Vibes" (Rude Movements) - new release!!!
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra - "Come with Us" (self release) - new release!!!
Axiom Funk - "Sax Machine" (Funkcronomicon) Axiom Records
Hannah Williams and the Affirmations - "Woman Got Soul" (Late Nights & Heartbreak) - new release!!!
Martin L. Dumar - "Attitude, Belief & Determination" (The Real Sound of Chicago) 
Parliment - "If It Don't Fit (Don't Force It)" (Chocolate City) Polygram
Midnight Star - "Operator" (Planetary Invasion)
Betty Davis - "Bottom of the Barrel" (Is It Love or Desire) Light in the Attic Records
Jimmy Smith - "Let's Stay Together" (Root Down) Verve Records
B.T. Express - "Still Good, Still Like It" (Non-stop)
The Dynamics - "Since I Lost You" (First Landing) Hacktone
Cameo - "On the One" (Cameosis) 


Monday, January 9, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 10, 2010

Clint Eastwood & General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
Earth Beat Movement - "Pull Up" (70BPM)
Prince Fatty vs. Mungo's Hi-Fi - "Did You Really Know" (S/T) Mr. Bongo Records
Mad Professor - "Solar System" (Evolution of Dub) Ariwa
Leroy Sibbles - "Blood in the Streets" (Now)
Glenn Brown - "Dub Universal" (Termination Dub) Blood & Fire
Revolution Compared to What - "Go to Work" (The Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw Records
Perfect Circle - "Spread the News" (Inner City Sounds) Luv N' Haight Records
The Sound Defects - "War" (The Iron Horse) Tonedefsystems 
Boris Gardiner - "You Just Got to Be in Love" (Every N****r is a Star) Jazzman Records
Jimmy Smith - "After Hours" (Root Down) Verve
The Brothers Johnson - "The Devil" (Look Out for #1) A&M
Sun Palace - "Rude Movement" (Rude Movements) - new release!!!
Dreadsquad & Blackout - "Sound System" (World Destruction) new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Letter to the Editor" (The Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Betty Davis - "Git in There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic Records
Newcleus - "Jam On It" (Jam on Revenge)
Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five - "Scorpio" (The Message) Sanctuary 
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Queen of Sheeba" (5) Big Crown - new release!!!
Jungle Fire - "La Kossa" (Jambu) Nacional Records - new release!!!
Chatanjit Singh - "Raga Bhairav" (Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat) 
Nightmares on Wax - "Mega Donutz" (A Word of Science) Warp Records
Bohannon - "Take the Country to New York City (Instr.)" (Alive)
Brandon - "Suzy Hijack" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7

Monday, January 2, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 2, 2017

Sugar Minott - "Hard Time Pressure" (Black Roots) Island Records
Pablo Gad - "Lighter Shade of Black" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds Records
Ice - "Racubah" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Bad Medicine - "Trespasser" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw
Orchestra Nervosa - "#14" (Orkestra Nervosa v. 1) Nonesuch
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Queen of Sheeba" (5)  Big Crown - new release!!!
Silvana D'Auria - "selections" (Sortilegio) - new release!!!
Ted Coleman Band - "Samba De" (Taking Care of Business)  - new release!!!
Hopeton Lewis - "Take It Easy" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
The Dynamics - "Ain't No Love At All" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
U-Roy w/ Israel Vibration - "Same Song" (Serious Matter) Tabou
Jimmy Smith - "Sagg Shootin' His Arrow" (Root Down) Verve
Michael Henderson - "Let Me Love You" (Goin' Places)
Index - "Starlight" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7
Freddy James - "Dance Little Boy Blue" (Get Up and Boogie) 
Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five - "Message 2 (Survival)" (The Message) Sanctuary
Rahmlee - "Think" (Ultra High Frequencies: The Chicago Party) Numero Group
Slave - "The Party Song" (The Hardness of the World) 
King Tutt - "You've Got Me Hung Up" (Keb Darge Presents Deep Funk) - new release!!!
Bill Laswell - "Lowlands" (Bass Lines)
Betty Davis - "Git in There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic
Brass Construction - "Dance" (Brass Construction) 
Bethlehem Center Children's Choir - "I'm a Special Kid" (Afterschool Special: 123s of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Soul Seven - "Southside Funk" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw

Monday, December 26, 2016

The Dread Zone: December 26, 2016

Dobby Dobson - "Careless Whisper"/George Michael cover (single) 
African Roots - "Revelation in Dub" (African Roots - Act 2) Wackies Records
New Town Sound Ltd. - "I and I are the Chosen One" (Trojan Roots Box Set 1) Trojan Records
Dennis Brown - "Cassandra (live)" (Open the Gate: Greatest Hits v. 2) Heartbeat Records
Lloyd Parks - "Strike Master" (Time a Go Dread) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Clint Eastwood and General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
Steady 45s - "Paranoia" (single) - request!!!
Frightnrs - "All My Tears" (Nothing More to Say) Daptone - new release!!!
Bernie Worell - "At Mos' Pheres/Real Life Dreams" (Funk of Ages) GramaVision
Lafayette Afro-Rock Band - "Malik" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Prince Buster - "Judge Dread" (Greatest Hits)
Pablo Gad - "What Makes a Natty Dread Cry" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds 
Mandrill - "Don't Mess With People" (Composite Truth) 
Kunde - "Funky Beat" (single)
Little Murray and the Mantics - "Don't Leave Me Mama" (Home Schooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Revolutionaries - "MPLA" (The Revolutionaries) Channel One
BT Express - "You Got It - I Want It" (Nonstop) Road Show Records
Betty Davis - "F.U.N.K." (
Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five - "She's Fresh" (The Message) Sanctuary
Dam-Funk - "Gold" (Rhythm Tracks v. 4) Stones Throw
Tony Cook - "Video Rock" (Back to Reality) Stones Throw
Brothers Johnson - "The Devil" (Look Out For #1) 
Donnell Pitman - "Burning Up" (Ultra High Frequencies: Chicago House Party) Numero Group
Augustus Pablo - "Isn't It Time Dub" (Eastman Dub) Greensleeves 
Love, Tenderness, Devotion - "Jam" (Togetherness)
Fat Freddy's Drop - "Bohannon" (Blackbird) 
Bohannon - "A Happy Song for You Pt. 1" (Alive) 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Pablo Gad - "What Makes A Natty Dread Cry" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds
Boris Gardiner - " Home Again" (Every N****r is a Star) Jazzman Records
Sound Defects - "Dreaming About Dreams" (The Iron Horse) Tone Def Systems
Mike James Kirkland - "Blota Blota" (What Have We Done) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Eric Donaldson - "Land of My Birth" (The Very Best of...)
Sugar Minott - "Good Thing Going" (Wicked a Go Feel It)
Tony Williams Lifetime - "Vashkar" (Emergency) Verve
Yabby You - "Selassie I Version" (Beware Dub) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Fela Kuti - "Black Man's Cry" (With Ginger Baker - Live!)
Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band - "Jungle Fever" (Chackachas cover) (55) Crown Records - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Hypocrite" (Talkatif) Ninja Tune
Resonators - "All the Paths" (Imaginary People) - new release!!!
Friends of Distinction - "New Mother Nature" (Whatever)
Sun Palace - "Palace Strut" (Raw Movement/Rude Movement) - new release!!!
Close Encounter - "Let Yourself Go" (Ultra High Frequencies: Chicago House Party) Numero Group
Dreadsquad & Blackout - "In My Head pt. 2" (World Destruction) - new release!!!
Midnight Star - "Body Snatchers" (Planetary Invasion)
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - "Scorpio" (The Message) Sanctuary
Freddy James - "Dance Little Boy Blue" (Get Up and Boogie) 
Wayne Smith - "Under Me Sleng Teng" (Under Me Sleng Teng) Greensleeves
Glass Animals - "Life Itself" (How to Be a Human Being) Wolf Tone

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Dread Zone: November 28, 2016

Mighty Tom Cats - "Good Groove" (Soul Makossa) Paul Winley Records
Ben Wa - "Break That Stone" (BSI: Docking Sequence) BSI Records
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Laventille Road March" (55) Big Crown Records - new release!!!
U-Roy/Dennis Brown/Gregory Isaacs - "Night Nurse" (Serious Matter) Taboui Records
Was Not Was - "Out Come the Freaks" (Was (Not Was)) ZE Records
MC2 - "Blow Me Away" (Ultra High Frequencies: The Chicago Party) Numero Group
Rickey Calloway - "Tell Me" (Keb Darge Presents Deep Funk) - new release!!!
Toyan - "Reggae Gone International" (How the West Was Won) Greensleeves
Dreadsquad and Blackout - "Dance Fi Mi" (World Destruction) new release!!!
Yabby You - "Feel Alright" (Beware Dub) Pressure Sounds Records - new release!!!
The Brothers Rap - "The Revolution Will Not..." (123s of Kid Soul) Numero Group - new release!!!
Jack Miller & Mighty Diamonds w/ Sly & Robbie - "Rockers Rising" (Rockers Rising)
Pablo Gad - "Black Before Creation" (Hard Times) 
Midnight Star - "Body Snatchers" (Planetary Invasion) 
Roy Porter Sound Machine - "Funky Twitch" 
Bohannon - "Funky Reggae" (Bohannon) 
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Fatback - "Snake" (Fired Up 'N' Kickin) 
Fela Kuti w/ Ginger Baker - "Let's Start" (Live!) MCA 
Fries & Bridges - "Forever This" (Good Times) Strut

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Dread Zone: November 21, 2016

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Got a Thing on my Mind" (Dap Dippin with...) Daptone Records
Mighty Tom Cats - "Good Groove" (Soul Makossa)
Glenn Brown - "Melodica International (extended mix)" (Termination Dub) Blood and Fire
Gregory Isaacs - "Down the Lin" (Soon Forward) Caroline
The Sound Defects - "Johnny Law" (The Iron Horse)
Tapa Zukie - "Apartment C" (Horns Up)
Barrington Levy - "Murderer" (UCI Reggaefest)
Bloodstone - "Natural High" (Natural High) Rhino Records
The Mighty Diamonds - "Back Weh Mafia" (The Very Best)
Sidewinder - "Ego Riot" (Party Keller v. 2)
J Boogie's Dubtronic Science - "Gemini Dub" (Docking Sequence) BSI
Mike James Kirkland - "What Have We Done?" (Hang In There)
Lamont Dozier - "Put Out My Fire" (Black Bach)
Mad Professor - "Solar System" (Evolution of Dub)
Nightmares on Wax - "Anytime" (A Word of Science)
John Papa Gros - "Why'd Ya Do it?" (River's On Fire)
King Tutt - "You've Got Me Hung Up" (Deb Barge Presents Deep Funk)
Lou Bond - "Why Me"
Baceo Rythem  & Steel Band - "Police in Helicopter" 55
The Frightnrs - " Nothing More To Say" (Nothing more to say)
Maze Feat. Frankie Beverly - :"Color Bind"
Jungle Fire Tropicoso - "Comencemos (Let's Start)"