Monday, September 17, 2018

The Dread Zone: September 17, 2018


Lee "Scratch" Perry & the Upsetters - "Come Along" (Chapter 1)
Don Carlos & Gold - "Them Say (version)" (Prison Oval Clash) Tamoki Wambesi Dove 
Dennis Brown - "Run Too Tuff" (The Best of Dennis Brown: The Niney Years) Heartbeat
Free Radicals - "Space Witch (Dub Remix)" (No State Solution) - new release!!!
John Holt - "Happy Go Lucky Girl" (I Can't Get You Out of Mind) Heartbeat Records
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids - "Message to My People" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
William Onyeabor - "Something You Will Never Forget" (Who is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop
Herbie Hancock - "Palm Grease" (Thrust) Columbia Records
Hyvat ja Paarhat - "Rub a Dub Sound" (Funky Kingston) Playground Music - new release!!!
Richie Spice feat. Joe Hill - "Digital Days" (In the Streets to Africa) VP Records
Albert Aylers - "Masonic Inborn" (Live on the Riveria) ESP Music
SJOB Movement - "Odiaria" (Friendship Train) Culture of Sound Records
LKJ - "Brain Smashing/Victorious Dub" (LKJ in Dub) 
Duke Ellington - "Money Jungle" (Money Jungle) 
Protoje - "A Matter of Time" (A Matter of Time) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Ziggy Marley - "Beach in Hawaii" (Love is My Religion) Cooking Vinyl Records
Kiddus I - "Dub of Life" (Topsy Turvy Dub) - new release!!!
Bobbi Humphrey - "Satin Doll" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Return to Forever - "Dayride" (No Mystery) 
Sun Ra - "Aiethopia" (The Nubians of Plutonia) Saturn Records
World's Experience Orchestra - "Nine Degrees and Cold" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records
Septimus - "Party Yall" (We Want a Piece of the Pie) Culture of Sound Records - new release!!!
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) 

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Dread Zone: September 10, 2018

Cedric "Congo" Myton - "Children Crying" (Inna de Yard) Inna de Yard
Linton Kwesi Johnson - "Shocking Dub/Iron Bar Dub" (LKJ in Dub)
Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (Raggamuffin) Frankie Music
Emmanuel Jal - "Dollar" (The Key) Gatwitch Records
I Mo Jah - "I've Been Hurt" (Rockers in the Land of Reggae) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
McCoy Tyner - "Celestial Chant" (Trident) Concord/Decca Records
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Freaks for the Festival" (The Case of the 3rd Sided Dream) Atlantic
Don Carlos & Gold - "Never Run Away" (Prison Oval Clash)
Brother Jack McDuff - "Hunk o Funk" (Pulp Fusion: Fully Loaded) 
Capital Letters - "The Roots" (Judgment Day) Sugar Shack Records - new release!!!
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Mamie Phipps Clark" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse - new release!!
Donald Byrd - "Wind Parade" (Places and Spaces) Blue Note Records
Trinity - "Genocide" (Eye to Eye) Irie Ites Records
Brother Ah - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere) Ikef Records
Sun Ra - "Blue Soul" (Night of the Purple Moon) Saturn Research
Bohannon - "Foot Stompin Music" (The Best of...) Rhino Records
Abyssinians - "Black Man's Strain" (Satamassagana)
Gil Scott-Heron - "Me and the Devil" (I'm New Here) XL Records
Carol Cool - "Upside Down" (Hustle: Reggae Disco) Soul Jazz Records
Soothsayers - "Good Vibration" (Tradition) Wa Wa 45 - new release!!!
Ornette Coleman - "Focus on Sanity" (The Shape of Jazz to Come) Atlantic
J.J. Johnson - "Groovin" (Rudy Van Gelder Edition Sampler) Blue Note

Monday, September 3, 2018

The Dread Zone: September 3, 2018


Freddie McKay - "Peace in the Garden" (A Lonely Man) Dynamic Sounds
Dawn Penn - "You Don't Love Me (No No No) Remix" (You Don't Love Me (No No No) VP Records
Horace Andy - "Let's Live On Love" (Dance Hall Style) Wackies Records
Sounds of Liberation - "Billie One" (Sounds of Liberation)
Junior Reid - "Chanting" (Firehouse Clash) Live & Learn CD
Cee-Mix - "Comm Unique Ation" (DJ Kicks: Rockers Hi-Fi Black Album) !K7
Moodymann - "The Thief That Stole My Sad Days" (Forevernevermore) PeaceFrog Records
Jimmy Smith - "Slow Down Sagg" (Root Down) Verve Records
Lonnie Smith - "Peace of Mind" (Live at Club Mozambique)
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Nanny of the Maroons" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse! - new release!!!
Charles Bradley and the Inversions - "Whatcha Doin'" (single) Daptone Records - new release!!!
T'Amir - "Randall in Addis" (Abyssinia e.p.) Tru Thought Records - new release!!!
Donald Byrd - "Change" (Places and Spaces) Blue Note Records
Betty Padgett - "Sugar Daddy part 2" (Betty Padgett) Luv 'N' Haight
Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers - "Africa - Center of the World" (Music of Many Colors) Celluloid Records
Mystic Bowie - "Burning Down the House" (Talking Dreads) MTMB Entertainment - new release!!!
Automaton - "Port of Entry" (
Soul Syndicate - "Just Another Girl" (As Is and Always)
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Expansions" (Expansions)

Monday, August 27, 2018

The Dread Zone: August 27, 2018


Joe Higgs and Jimmy Cliff - "Sound of the city/City sound dub " (single) 
Steel Pulse - "Chant a psalm" (Smash Hits)
Thievery Corporation - "State of the Union" (Richest Man in Babylon) ESL Records
Ziggy Marley - "Water and Oil" (Free Like We Want To B") Elektra Records
Sly and the Revolutionaries w/ Jah Thomas - "Acapulco Gold" (Black Ash) Trojan Records
Gentleman's Dub Club - "Fire" (Open Your Eyes)
Captain Sinbad - "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" (The Seven Voyages of Captain Sinbad) Greensleeves
Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - "Salt Peanuts" (The Quintet: Jazz at Massey Hall) Debut Records
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Mamie Phipps Clark" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Congo Natty - "Get Ready" (Jungle Revolution) Big Dada Records
Systemwide - "Dub Plate" (Live at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal) BSI Records
Don Carlos - "Them Say (Version)" (Prison Oval Clash) Tamoki Records
Phillip Fullwood - "Africa Rock" (Word In Dub) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Coleman Hawkins - "You're Blase'" (The Genius of Coleman Hawkins) Verve Records
Jimmy Smith - "Sagg Shootin' His Arrow" (Root Down) Verve Records
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids - "Message to My People" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
Don Cherry - "Universal Mother" (Here and Now)
Ahmad Jamal Trio - "The Awakening" (The Awakening) Impulse Records
Steve Reid - "Lion of Juda" (Nova) 
T'Amir - "Randall in Addis" (Abyssinia e.p.) Tru Thought Records - new release!!!
Philip Cohran Heritage Ensemble - "Motherhood" (On the Beach) Kelan Zulu Productions

Monday, August 20, 2018


Thievery Corporation - "San San Rock/Guidance" (Treasures from the Temple) ESL
Whitefield Brothers - "Prowlin'" (In the Raw) Now Again Records
Cymande - "Brothers on the sly" (Cymande)
Roy Ayers -
Soft Machine - "M.C." (5)
Te'Amir - "Habesha" (Abyssinia e.p.) Tru Thought Records - new release!!!
Hustle
Steel Pulse
Thievery
Mulutu Astake & Heliocentrics
Coco Tea
Willi Williams
Sons of Kemet

Monday, August 13, 2018


T-Amir - "Habesha" (Abbysinia) Tru Thought - new release
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Nanny of the Maroons" (Your Queen s a Reptile) Impulse!
African Head Charge -"One Destination" (In Pursuit of Shashamane Land) On U Sound
I Roy - "I Trust You" (Touting I Self) Heartb
St. Germain -"Montego Bay Spleen" (Tourist) Blue Note
Yabby You - "Beware" 
Dr. Israel - "Tomorrow" (Next Step)
Grandmaster Flash - "Scorpio" (The Message) Sanctuary Records
Charles Mingus - "The Clown" (The Clown) 
Ziggy Marley - "Rebellion Rises" (Rebellion Rises) 
Maurice McIntyre - "In the Light of the Creator" (In the Light of the Creator) 
Septimus - "Take Love Where You Find It" (We Want a Piece of the Pie) Deano Records
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic
Mighty Diamonds - "Right Time" (I Need a Roof)
Damon - "Don't You Feel Me?" (
Antibalas - "Gold Rush" (Daptone) 
Slave - "Baby Sinister" (The Hardness of the World) 
Mutabaruka - "Check It" (Check It)
Manessah - "Do Right" 

Monday, August 6, 2018

The Dread Zone - August 6, 2018


Jimmy McGriff - "The Bird Wave" (Electric Funk) Blue Note Records
Jupiter and Okwess - "Hello" (Kin Sonic) Zamora Label - new release!!!
Earth and Stone - "False Rulers" (Kool Roots) Pressure Sounds
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Mamie Phipps Clark" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse! - new release!!!
Agrovators - "Two Face Rasta Dub" (Rasta Dub 76) Attack Records
World's Experience Orchestra - "Rain" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records!
Culture - "Holy Mt. Zion" (Harder Than the Rest) FrontLine Records
Cornell Campbell - "Bandolo Disco Style" (The Inspector General) 
Duke Ellington
Don Cherry - "Brown Rice" (Brown Rice) 
Ziggy Marley - "Rebellion Rises" (Rebellion Rises)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) 
Maurice McIntyre - "Humility in the Light of the Creator (alternate)" (Humility....) 
John Coltrane - "Nature Boy" (Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album) Impulse! - new release!!!
King Tubby - "Zion Gate Dub" (Dub Chill Out) Music Chill Out
Bobbi Humphrey - "Blacks and Blues" (Blacks and Blues) Blue Note Records
Dub Funk Association - "Dance a Yard" (Sounds of the Heavyweight) Tanty Records
Smith and Mighty - "Jungle Man Corner" (Bass Is Maternal) !K7
Rob Smith - "Lovage" (single) 
Matty G - "War" (single) 
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Flat Tire" (Radiolarians 2) 
Irie Miah and the Massive Vibes - "Times of Trouble" (Times of Trouble) Gemelo Records - new release!!!