Monday, March 4, 2019


Ennaga Vision - "Like a Football" (Ennaga Vision) Soundway Records
Mebusas - "I Wonna Do It" (Blood Brothers) Academy Records
Echospace - ? (Sonorous)
Sun Ra - 5
Mannessah - "Skenga"
Ibibio Sound Machine - "Wanna Come Down" (
Style G - "Touch Down" (
Eric Donaldson - "The Way You Do the Things You Do"
Eek a Mouse - "Too Young To Understand"
Taj Weekes - Vibe Up
Spectacular - "Girl"
Players and Singers
Bill Laswell
RAs Michael
Mighty Diamonds-"Shame and pride"
Mr. Anonymous "Swing"
Betty Davis "Get in There"
Steel Pulse
Rahassan Kirk-"Blacknuss"
Interzone Orchestra

Monday, February 25, 2019


Rob - "Make it fast, make it slow" (Make It Fast, Make It Slow) Soundway Records
Back to Base - "5" (Five)
MMW-  "Seven Deadlies" (Live at Tonic) Blue Note Records
Love Trio in Dub - "Shug, Shimme and Shake" (Love Trio In Dub) Tru Thought Records
Collie Buddz - "Love and Reggae
Spectacular - "Girl"
Johnny Hammond - "What are you going to do?" 
Miles Davis - 4 (Big Fun)
Stylo-G - "Touch Down"
Hollie Cook - "Sweet Like Chocolate/Dub"
G.G. All Stars
Horace Andy - Cus Cus
Lee Scratch Perry - curly Dub/Zion's Blood
Taj weeks - Vibe Up
Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves(Police and Thieves)
Propositions - "Bad Seed"
Richi Spice - Black like tar
Spectacular - Girl
Gia Yee - Yo Rasta



Monday, February 18, 2019


Bad Brains - "Natty Dreadlocks Pon the Mountain Top" (Build a Nation)
Augustus Pablo - #5 (Message Music)
Cymande - "Brothers on the Slide" (Cymande)
Horace Andy - "Bandulu" (singles)
Gil Scott Heron - "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised)
Nightmares on Wax - "Da Feelin' (Thought So) Warp Records
Oscar Peterson - "Haptown Blues" (Hello Herbie) MPS Records
Jimi Smith
Birth of Dancehall
Demon Fuzz - "Disillusioned Man" (Afreaka!)
Thievery Corp - "Satyam Shivam Sundaram" (The Cosmic Game) ESL Records
Errol Flabba Holt #1
Dubmatix - Killing Dub
King Kong - Old School
Alborosie - Unforgiven
Sugar Minott - Never My Love
Roland Kirk - Volunteered Slavery
Cissy Street - Jiajia's Funk (Cissy Street)
Sonny Okosuns - Mother & Child - Mother & Child
Satboy, Wizkid, Ceeza Milli Spotless - Soco - Soco
Ceeza Milli - Na Wa - Na Wa
Nuxito -

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