Saturday, January 9, 2021

The Dread Zone: January 11, 2021

Mavis Staples – “We Shall Not Be Moved” (We’ll Never Turn Back) Anti Records
Gregory Isaacs – “Storm” (Mr. Isaacs) Blood and Fire Records
Kamasi Washington – “Humility” (Harmony of Difference) Young Turks Records
DJ Drez – “Inner Vision” (Jahta Beat) Nectar Drop Record
Kashmere Stage Band – “Scorpio” (Cold Heat: Heavy Funk Rarities V. 1 1968-74) Now Again Records
Lalo Schifrin – “Turning Point” (Black Widow) CTI Records
Cliff Beach – “Black Moses” (single) – new release!!!
Lee “Scratch” Perry – “Come Home Dub” (In Satan’s Dub at Bullwackies) ROIR Records
MachineDrum – “Star (A$AP remix)” (single) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!
Pharaoh Sanders – “Ore Se Rere” (Elevation) 
The No-Maddz – “Wretched of the Earth” (Heaven on Earth)
Bill Laswell and DJ rob Swift – “Reanimation” (Altered Beats)
Sault – “Don’t Shoot, Guns Down/Bow” (Untitled) 
Burning Spear – “Together” (Our Music)
African Head Charge v. Professor Stretch – “Hot Pursuit” (Drums of Defiance) On-U Sound Records
Alpha and Omega – “Cry from Shanti Town” (Mystical Things) BSI Records
Little Dragon and Moses Sumney – “The Other Lover” (single) new release!!!
The Comet is Coming – “The Afterlife” (The Afterlife) Impulse Records
Organik Mechanix – “Candyland” (Organik Mechanix) Ion Records
Makaya McCraven – “RFJ 3” (Highly Rare) International Anthem Records
GTA Hoffman – “Levitate” (Broken Chords for Broken People) Jazz and Milk Records
Keleketla! – “Freedom Groove” (Remixes) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!
 

Monday, January 4, 2021

The Dread Zone: January 4 2021

Disrupt – ‘Jah Red, Gold, Green” (Foundation Bit)

Junior Byles – “Curly Locks” (Words of my Mouth)

Keleketla! – “Shepard Song” (Remixes) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!

Roots Radics – “Dedication to Gladies” (Live at Channel 1) Abraham Records

DJ Food – “The Crow (Dub)” (A Dubplate of DJ Food v. 2) Ninja Tune Records

Monophonics – “Foolish Love” (In Your Brain)

Up, Bustle, and Out – “The Caravan of Summer” (

Little Dragon and Moses Sumney - “the Other Lover” (single) – new release!!!

Bass Communion v Muslimgauze – “Four” (

Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra – “Galaxy 1000” (Dimensional Stardust) International Anthem/Nonesuch Records – new release!!!

Barrington Levy and Joe Gibbs – “Mine Yuh Mouth/Late Night Movie”

Lalo Schifrin – “Jaws” (Black Widow) CTI Records

Jamaican Jazz Orchestra – “Hold the Phone” (single) – Zephryus Records 

Dezron Douglas and Brandee Younger - “The Creator Has a Master Plan” (Force Majure) 

Brooklyn Funk Essentials - “In the Buzzbag”

Infantry Rockers – “Revolucion Style” (Boombala)

Dennis Brown – “Lately Girl” (Wolfs and Leopards) 

Michael Kiwanuka – “Black Man in a White World” (Love and Hate)

Abase – “Fallen Statues” (Various Artists: Community – 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records – new release!!!

The Congos – “Lion in the Jungle” (Give Them the Rights)

Bill Laswell – “Cybotron” (Dub Chamber 3) ROIR Records

Toshinori Kondo/Bill Laswell/Eraldo Bernocci – “Called” (Charged)

Saturday, December 26, 2020

The Dread Zone - December 28, 2020

Freddie McGregor – “Get Serious” (Big Ship) Greensleeves Records

Dennis Brown – “Love Me Always” (Visions of Dennis Brown) 15 Parade

Keleketla! – “5&1” (Remixes) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!

Afrosonics – “Mosiac” (People, Meet Your People)

Almamegreta – “Sainkho’s Blues” (4/4) Sony Music

DJ Spooky – “Holographic Dub” (Songs of a Dead Dreamer) Asphodel Records

Differenz – “Mind Movement” (Abstrakt Workshop) Shadow Records

Wax Tailor – “Misery feat. Rosemary Standley” (single) Labor’otoire Records – new release!!!

Doug Carn – “Dimensions” (Jazz is Dead 5) Linear Labs Records – new release!!!

Sun Ra Arkestra – “Blue Intensity” (Nuclear War)

GTA Hoffman – “Levitate” (Broken Chords for Broken People) Jazz and Milk Records

Israel Vibration – “Flood Water” (Stamina) 

Gregory Isaacs – “Since the Other Day” (Lonely Lover)

Dezron Douglas and Brandee Younger – “The Creator Has a Master Plan” (Force Majoure) International Anthem – new release!!!

Little Dragon and Moses Sumney – “The Other Lover” (single) – new release!!!

Leifur James – “Wise Old Man” (Angels in Disguise) Nightime Stories Records

Little Lizard – “Chrome” (Earthlings) Guilt Riddin Pop Records – new release!!!

“I’m Going to Keep on Loving You” (Various Artists: An Alternate History of…) Numero Group Records

Roy Porter Sound Machine – “Out on the Town Tonight” (The Story of…)

William Parker – “Holiday for Hypocrites” (Compassion Seizes Bed Stuy)

Cliff Beach – “Black Moses” (single) California Soul Music -  new release!

Sounds of Liberation - "New Horizon 1" (Unreleased) Dogtown Records


Monday, December 21, 2020


The Roots Radics feat. Karen Carpenter – “Sleigh Bells” (single)

Zeb – “The First Noel”  (Dub Carols: Reggae Christmas Carols) Rhythm and Culture Records – new release!!!

Clint Eastwood and General Saint – “Rock With Me” (Stop That Train) Greensleeves Records

Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra – “Parable of Inclusion” (Dimensional Stardust) International Anthem/Nonesuch Records – new release!!!

Los Retros – “New Humanity” (Everlasting) Stones Throw Records

Gil Scott-Heron feat. Makaya McRaven – “I’m New Here” (We’re New Again) XL Recordings

Josh Johnson – “Eclipsing” (Freedom Exercise) – new release!!!

Don Angelo – “Thanks and Praise” (Rare Dub ‘N’ Roots)

Shabaka and the Ancestors – “They Who Must Die” (We are Sent by History) Impulse Records

BoganiGivethanis – “Indoda” (Various Artists: Community – 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records – new release!!!

Keleketla! – “Freedom Groove (On-U-Sound Mix)” (Remixes) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!

No-Maddz – “Heaven on Earth” (Heaven on Earth) 

Mustafa Khaliq Ahmed – “Backyard Jam” (Son of the Drum Song)

Leifur James – “Angel in Disguise” (Angel in Disguise) Late Time Stories

DJ Krush – “On the Dub-ble” (Krush) Shadow Records

Rocket Juice and the Moon – “Follow-Fashion” (Rocket Juice and the Moon)

Resonators – “Wandering” (The Constant) Wah Wah 45 Records

Little Lizard – “Flying Saucer” (Earthlings) Guilt Ridden Pop Records – new release!!!

Saturday, December 5, 2020

The Dread Zone: December 7, 2020

 

Mato – “Jingle Bells” (Dub Carols: A Compilation of Dub and Reggae Carols) Rhythm and Culture Records – new release!!!

Menahan Street Band – “Midnight Morning” (The Exciting Sounds of…) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Earth Beat Movement – “Give Gratitude” (70BPM)

Rob Mazurek and Exploding Star Orchestra – “The Careening Prism Within” (Dimensional Stardust) International Anthem/Nonesuch Records– new release!!!

Bad Jazz Troupe – “Moogie Woogie” (Looking for Jupiter e.p.) Jazz and Milk Records

Bogani GiveThanks – “Indoda” (Various Artists: Community – 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records – new release!!!

Jah Moon – “Economical Crisis” (single) Yutman Records – new release!!!

Khruangbin – “Justine and the Victorian Punks – Still You” (Late Night Tales) Night Time Stories – new release!!!

Alpha and Omega – “David and Goliath” (Everyday Life) A&O Records

Sun Ra Arkestra – “Doors of the Cosmos Say” (Swirling) Strut Records – new release!!!

Mike James Kirkland – “The Straw” (Don’t Sell Your Soul) Luv ‘N’ Haight Records

Anthony Johnson – “Tell My Friends About You” (Gun Shot)

Protoje feat. Koffee – “Switch it Up” (single) RCA Records – new release!!!

Zeb feat. Lenny Kurlou – “Sleigh Bells” (Dub Carols: A Compilation of Dub and Reggae Carols) Rhythm and Culture Records – new release!!!

Makaya McRaven – “Above and Beyond” (Highly Rare) International Anthem Records

Damon Locks – “Power” (Where Future Unfolds) International Anthem Records

Roots Zombie – “Locomotive” (Unknown Station)

Roots Radicals and UCee – “No Hypocrisy (feat. Luciano)” (Candy Kush Riddim) Good Call Records – new release!!!

GTA Hoffmann – “Der Mogul” (Broken Chords for Broken People) Jazz and Milk Records

Dusty – “Voodoo” (Keep it Raw) Jazz and Milk Records

Ill Considered – “Delusion” (IV)

Smith and Mighty – “Evolve” (Bass is Maternal)

Keleketla! – “Broken Lights” (Keleketla Remixes) Ninja Tune Records – new release!!!

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Afro-Influenced Funk Foundation - "Mission L'Afrique" (Afro Soul System)Unique Records Little Lizard - "Roswell" (Earthlings) - new release!!! Jon Moon - "Praise Jah" (single) - new release!!! U-Roy - "Evil Doers" (Rasta Ambassador) Frontline Records Badbadnotgood - "Improvised Jam" (BBNG) Coleman Hawkins - "Cross Town" (The Hawk Sessions) Cookie the Herbalist - "Without You" - new release!!! Lutan Fyah - "No Selfie" ( Azymuth - "Fall Afternoon" (Jazz Is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!! Billy Cobham - "Sea of Tranquility" (Total Eclipse) Amadou and Miriam - "M'Bife Balafon" (Dimanche A' Bamako) Cliff Beach - "Black Moses" - new release!!! Bro David - "Dancin" Asian Dub Monkey Marc Butcher Brown DAmon locks ow

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Damon Locks - "Rebuild a Nation" (Where Future Unfolds) International Anthem Records

Little Lizard - "Take Me to your Leader" (Earthlings) - new release!!!

Asian Dub Foundation - "Human 47" (Access Denied) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!

Jon Moon - "Praise Jah" (Praise Jah) Yutman Records - new release!!!

Billy Cobham - "Moon Germs" (Total Eclipse) 

Antibalas - N.E.S.T.A. (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune Records

Cookie the Herbalist - "Without You" (Without You)  - new release!!!

Manudigital - "Iztapalapa in Dub" (Dub Trotter) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!

Don Cherry - "Melodica" (Multi Kulti) 

Eek-a-Mouse - "Too Young to Understand" (Wah Do Dem) Greensleeves

Jupiter and Okwess - "Na Kozonga" - new release!!!

Khruangbin - "Summer Madness" (single) - new release!!!

Cliff Beach - "Black Moses" (Cliff Beach) - new release!!!

Chicago Underground Duo - "Exponent Red" (Axis and Alignment) 

Azymuth w/ Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheen Muhamood - "Sumare" (Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!!

Freddie Hubbard - "Cold Turkey" (Red Clay) 

Don Carlos - "I'm Leaving" (Just a Passing Glance) 

Amanaz - "History of Man" (Africa) Now Again Records!

Pressure Buspipe - "Never Left" (Star Chile e.p.) - new release!!!

Dizzie Gilespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - "Colma 2" (Duets)

Jungle Fire - "Atomico" (Jungle Fire) Nacional Records

Monkey Marc - "Rebel Code" (Rebel Code) - new release!!!

Djosos Krost - "Bloody Day" (No Sign of Bad) Quango Records