Monday, July 16, 2018

The Dread Zone: July 16, 2018


Irie Miah and the Massive Vibes - "Times of Trouble" (Times of Trouble) Gemelo Records - new release!!!
Billy Rockwell - "Cyan" (Northern Faction 4) Balanced Records
Capital Letters - "The Roots" (Judgment Day) Sugar Shack Records - new release!!!
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Dollar Pants" (Radiolarians 2) Indirecto Records
Lagrimas de Sangre - "La Gente" (Viridarquia) Kasba Records - new release!!!
Detroit Sex Machines - "Let's Rap Together" (Searching for Soul) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "Me and the Devil" (I'm New Here) XL Records
Lyman Woodard Organization - "Saturday Night Special" (Saturday Night Special) Strata Records
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "The Entertainer (Blues Style)" (The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color) 
Big Youth - "The Killer" (Screaming Target) Trojan Records
Sun Ra - "Seen 3, Took 4" (Solar Myth Approach 1) 
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "An Angel Fell" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
Bobbi Humphrey - "Just a Love Child" (Blacks and Blues) Blue Note Records
Charles Mingus - "Tonight at Noon" (The Clown) Atlantic Records
Duke Ellington - "Money Jungle" (Money Jungle) United Artists
Don Cherry - "Eternal Rhythm 1" (Eternal Rhythm)
Richie Spice - "Rise" (Gideon Boot) VP Records
Makers - "Don't Challenge Me" (Personal Space: Electronic Soul) Chocolate Industries
Roots Noir - "Funk 'N' Skankin" (Elevate) Independent - new release!!!
Steve Reid Ensemble - "Don't Look Back" (Daxaar) Domino Records
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Monday, July 9, 2018

The Dread Zone: July 9, 2018


Dennis Brown - "Revolution" (Unmetered Taxi) Pressure Sounds
Sly & Robbie - "Revolution version" (Unmetered Taxi) Pressure Sounds
Fela Kuti - "Shakara" (Black President) Universal
Bingy Bunny - "Give Me Power" (Me and Jane) CTV International 
Scientist and Prince Jammy - "Round One" (Big Showdown) 
Hopeton Lewis - "Testify" (Tribute to Peckings) 17 N. Parade - new release!!!
World's Experience Orchestra - "The Prayer" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records
The Resonators - "Why I (Discomix)" (Something Special) Wah Wah 45s - new release!!!
Nightmares on Wax - "Deep Shadows" (Deep Shadows e.p.) Warp Records - new release!!!

E. New York Ensemble - "Bent El Jerusalem" (At the Helm) Folkways Records
Ja Man All Stars - "Dub Zone/Danger Version" (In the Dub Zone) Blood and Fire Records
Steel Pulse - "Earth Crisis" (Smash Hits)
Chicago Underground Duo - "The Unique Container/Tram Transfer Nine" (Synesthesia) Thrill Jockey Records
The Soft Machine - "So Boot If At All" (One) Sony
Soothsayers - "Sleepwalking (Black Man's Cry)" (Tradition) Wah Wah 45s - new release!!!
Medeski, Martin and Wood - "Seven Deadly" (Tonic) Blue Note Records
Bobbi Humphrey - "New York Times" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Don Cherry - "Universal Mother" (Hear and Now) Atlantic Records

Monday, July 2, 2018

The Dread Zone: July 2, 2018


Pagoda Sound System - "Aggro Dub Version" (Pagoda Dub System) 
King Kong - "Hot Pop Love" (King Kong/Nitty Gritty: Musical Confrontation) Jammy's Records
Junior Murvin - "Roots Train" (Police and Thieves) Island Music
Antibalas - "Go Je Je" (Government Magic) Anti Records
Fela Kuti - "Unnecessary Begging" (Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum Records
Weeding Dub - "Dubwise Forever and More" (Another Night, Another Day) 
Sly and Robbie Meet Dubmatix - "Great Escape" (
Gil Scott-Heron - "Vildgolia (Deaf, Dumb and Blind)" (Bridge) Soul Brother Records
Charles Mingus - "The Clown" (The Clown) Atlantic Records
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic Records
Roots of Creation - "Row Jimmy Row" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation - new release!!!
Anthony B - "Whip Them Jah Jah" (Tired of Sleeping in the Rain) 
Albert Ayler - "Ghosts" (Spiritual Unity) 
Ranking Joe - "Dub Plate Special" (Gotcha Covered) Catch Me Time Records - new release!!!
Don Cherry - "Surrender Rose" (Hear and Now) 
Bobbi Humphrey - "Fun House" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Donald Byrd - "Slop Jar Blues" (Black Byrd) Blue Note Records
Mystic Bowie - "Once in a Lifetime" (Talking Dreads) MTMB Entertainment - new release!!!
Musi-o-Tunya - "Give Love To Your Children" (Give Love....) Now Again Records
Lloyd Miller & Heliocentrics - "Sunda Sunset" (OST) 
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "High Heel Sneakers" (The Case of the 3 Sided Dream....)

Monday, June 25, 2018

The Dread Zone: June 25, 2018


John Zorn - "Koryojang" (Taboo and Exile) Tzadik Records
Manasseh and Natty P - "Skenga 12"" (Dub Plate Style 1990-99) Hammerbass Records
Mystic Bowie - "Burning Down the House" (Talking Dreads) MTMB Entertainment - new release!!!
Tribal Seeds - "Vampires" (Roots Party) Tribal Seeds Music - new release!!!
Johnny Osbourne - "Give A Little Love" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Steel Pulse - "Ravers" (True Democracy) 
Back to Base - "3" (Five) 
Jimmy McGriff - "Bird Wave" (Electric Funk) Blue Note Records
Restroy - "Close" (Restroy) 1980 Records - new release!!!
Low End Dub Meets Marcus I - "Natural High Dub" (Creation Steppers) - new release!!!
Ron Carter - "Django" (Blues Farm) 
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records - new release!!!
Richie Spice - "World Crisis" (Gideon Boot) VP
Mighty Diamonds - "Have Mercy" (I Need a Roof)
Brother Ah - "The Void" (Key to Nowhere) 
Empress Akua - "Don't Stay Away (Phyllis Dillon cover)" (Gotcha Covered) Catch Me Time Records - new release!!!
Zara McFarlane - "Fussin' and Fighting" (Arise) Brownswood Recordings
Steve Reid and the Legendary Master Brotherhood - "Lion of Juda" (Nova) Universal Sound
Pharaohs - "Freedom Road" (Awakening) Luv 'N Haight Records
Donald Byrd - "The Dude" (Electric Byrd) Blue Note Records
King Britt Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan - "Take the Lord Along With You" ((Sister Gertrude Morgan) Ropeadope Records
Nortec Collective - "Don Loope" (Tijuana Sessions v. 3) Nacional Records
Black Devil Disco Club - "No Regrets" (Black Devil Disco Club) 


Monday, June 18, 2018

The Dread Zone: June 18, 2018


Horace Andy - "Black Cinderella" (singles)
Ras Michael and Sons of Negus - "Truth & Right" (Rastafari Dub) ROIR Records
Jimi Castor Bunch - "Bad" (It's Just Begun) Camden Deluxe 
Low End Dub - "Creation Sax/Dub Creation" (Creation Stepper) - new release!!!
Albert Ayler - "Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe" (Live on the Riviera) ESP Disks
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records
Prince Far I - "A Message/The Visitor" (Cry Tuff Dub Encounter 1 & 2)
Willie Hutch - "In and Out" (The Best Of...) 
Steel Pulse - "Steppin' Out" (Earth Crisis)
Dub Syndicate - "Wadada" (Stoned Immaculate) On U Sound
Don Cherry - "Universal Motherhood" (Hear & Now) Atlantic Records
Anthony B - "Life Is a Lesson" (Tired of Sleeping in the Rain) - new release!!!
Lloyd Miller + Heliocentrics - "Spiritual Jazz" (OST) Strut Records
The Orb - "Tower 23" (Bicycles & Tricycles) Sanctuary Records
Donald Byrd - "Flight Time" (Black Byrd) 
Sonny Sharrock - "Who Does She Hope To Be?" (Ask the Ages) Axiom Records
Tribal Seeds - "Vampires" (Roots Party) Tribal Seeds Productions - new release!!!
Indecka - "Push Higher" (Great and Mighty Riddim) All Spikes Production - new release!!!
Steve Reid feat. Legendary Master Brotherhood - "Free Spirits - Unknown" (Nova) 
Maurice McIntyre - "Suite: Ensemble Fate" (Humility in the Light of Creator) Delmark Records

Thursday, June 14, 2018



Don Carlos - "Deeply Concerned" (Deeply Concerned) Don Carlos International 
Bunny Lee - "None Shall Escape Dub" (Rasta '76 Dub) Attack Records
The Congos - "Fisherman (Transglobal Underground Dub)" (Select Cut Presents Blood & Fire) Select Cuts Records
Karl Hector and the Malcouns - "Followed Path" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Mulatu Astatke - "Asiyo Bellema" (New York, London, Addis: The Story of Ethio Jazz) Strut Records
Deep Space Network - "Callacop" (DJ Kicks: Rockers Hi-Fi, The Black Album) !K7 Records
Thievery Corporation - "Guidance" (Treasures from the Temple) ESL Records - new release!!!
Roots of Creation - "Fire on the Mountain" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation Productions - new release!!!
Miska - "More Greens" 
Here Lies Man - "Here Lies Man" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records
Coco Tea - "Lost My Sonia" (20 Tracks of Coco Tea) Sonic Records
Philip Cohran Ensemble - "Motherhood" (On the Beach) Zulu Entertainment
Duke Ellington - "Fleurette Africaine" (Money Jungle) Blue Note Records
Michael Prophet - "Love and Unity" (Gunman) Greensleeves Records
Bobbi Humphrey - "My Little Girl" (Blue Breakbeats) Blue Note Records
Black Uhuru - "Android Rebellion" (The Dub Factor) Island Records
Mungo's Hi Fi - "Amsterdam" (single) Scotch Bonnet Records
Bim Sherman - "Lightning and Thunder" (Single) Scotch Bonnet Records - new release!!!
Steve Reid Ensemble - "Daxaar" (Daxaar) Domino Records

Resonators - "Something Special" (Something Special single) - new release!!!