Monday, December 10, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 10, 2018


Nicodemus - "Scorpion Sting Me Granny" (She Love It in the Morning) Hitbound Records
Sub Dub - "Dancehall Malfunction" (Dancehall Malfunction) Asphodel Records
Richie Spice - "Friday Face" (Motherland Africa)
Steel Image - "Shango!" (West Indies Funk 2) Trans Air Records
Papa Tullo - "Opportunity" (Tullo At Home)
Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (7"single) Frankie Music - new release!!!
Linton Kwesi Johnson - "4" (LKJ In Dub) Frontline
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) Rootfire Collective - new release!!!
Uniting of Opposites - "Vortex #9" (Tru Thoughts) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Little Murray and the Mantics - "Don't Leave Me Mama" (Home Schooled) Numero Group
The Pharoahs - "Black Enuff" (Awakening) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania w/ Pharoah Sanders - "Bala Moussaka" (The Trance of Seven Colors) Axiom Records
Jimmy McGriff - "Spear for Moondog pt. 1" (Electric Funk) Blue Note
SJOB Movement - "Love Affair (Sol Powers All Stars Rework)" (Friendship Train) Cultures of Soul Records
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "Asiko" (Moogin' at the Cafe) Moog Recording Library - new release!!!
Sounds of Liberation - "New Horizons" (Sounds of Liberation) 
Sun Ra - "There are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)" (Lanquidity) 
Charles Mingus - "Self Portrait in Three Colors" (Mingus Ah Um) Columbia Records
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Humble" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
World's Experience Orchestra - "To Do Nothing" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records


Monday, December 3, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 2, 2018


Sugar Minott - "Dance Hall Style/A Slice of the Cake" (Roots Lover) Moll Selekta
Rootz Radicals - "Bad Government" (single) new release!!!
Donald Byrd - "Jamie" (Ethiopia Knights) Blue Note Records
Ragin Fyah - "Guns Get So Prevalent" (
King Kong feat. Burro Banton - "Old School" (Old School) Irie Ites Records - new release!!!
Ziggy Marley - "Be Free Dub"
Armando Sciascio - "Circuito Chuiso" (Psych Funk 101)
Horace Andy - "Skylarking (Dub)" (12 single)
Capital Letters - "The Roots" (Judgment Day) Sugar Shack Records - new release!!!
Kieran Hebdan and Steve Reid - "1st and 1st" (NYC) Domino Records
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) 
Jimi Tenor  - "Union Ave." (Sahkomies) Sahko/Warp Records
Iya Terra - "Marching On" (Marching On) Iya Terra Records - new release!!!
Betty Davis - "Ooh Yea" (Betty Davis) Light In the Attic Records
Thelonious Monk - "'Round Midnight" (The Very Best of...) Riverside Records
Amnesty - "Mr. President" (Free Your Mind) Now Again Records
Dam Funk - "Hood Pass Intact" (Toeachizown) Stones Throw Records
Sun Ra - "Space Jazz Reverie (The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra) Savoy Records
Don Cherry - "Degi-Degi" (Brown Rice) A&M records
Kay Gees - "Get Down" (Kay Gees) Deep Groove Records
Hot 8 Brass Band - "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (single) - new release!!!
Master Plan, Inc. - "Heart Breaker/Bag Up" (Master Plan, Inc.) Jazzman Records








Monday, November 26, 2018


Don Carlos - "Spread Out" (Spread Out)
Sun Ra - "Images" (Space Is the Place) Impulse Records
Sons of Kemet - "Your Queen Is Mamie Phipps Clark" (Your Queen Is a Reptile) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Jimmy Castor - "Troglodyte" (It's Just Begun) Camden Records
Pharoah Sanders - "Elevation" (Elevation)
Ron Carter - "Blue Monk" (Picolo)
Antibalas - "Gold Rush" (Where the Gods Are At Peace) Daptone Records
Michael Palmer - "String Up the Sound System" (Birth of Dancehall) Kingston Sounds
Tony Tuff  - "Never Trouble Trouble" (Birth of Dancehall) Kingston Sounds
Mighty Threes
Dubmatix - "Killing Dub" (single) - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Unforgiven"
King Tubby - 5
Singers and Players - "Dungeon/Merchant Ship/Jah Army"
Yusef Lateef - "Mush Mouth" (The Dr. Is In and Out) Atlantic Records
Gregory Isaacs - "Objection Overruled" (Night Nurse)
Love Trio In Dub - "Flight In Dub" (Love Trio In Dub)
Donald Byrd
Medeski
Bobbi Humphrey

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Dread Zone: November 19, 2018


Tappa Zukie - "Natty Dread a Wuh She Want" (Horns Up) Jamaican Recordings
Stromba - "Tickle Me Dub" (The Sitting Room) Fat Cat Records
Dubmatix - "Killing Dub" (single) - dubmatix.com new release!!!
Subatomic Sound System - "Our Father, Our King" (On All Frequencies) Subatomic Sound System
Shawn Lee - "Cairo Cairo" (World of Funk) Ubiquity Records
Dudley Perkins - "Funky Dudley" (Expressions) Stones Throw Records
Cannibals - "Keep On Keeping On" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth 1980-84) Cultures of Soul Records
Tortoise - "The Source of Uncertainty" (single) 
Yusef Lateef - "Sister Maime" (Live at Pep's) 
Oscar Peterson - "Seven Come Eleven" (Hello Herbie) 
King Tubby and Soul Syndicate - "Leaving Babylon Dub" (Freedom Sounds) Blood and Fire Records
Luminaires - "Explotar" (La Estrella) - new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Amerimacka" (Cosmic Games) ESL Records
Innerzone Orchestra - "Monsters" (Programmed) Planet E Records
Recloose - "Can't Take It" (Cardiology) Planet E Records
Verckys and L'Orchestre Veve - "3" (1969-78)
Chip Wickham - "Rebel No. 23" (The Beatnik) Lovemonk Records - new release!!!
Richie Spice - "Crying Out for Love" (Spice in Your Life) VP Records
Roots Radics - "Hearsay" (Freelance) 
King Kong feat. Burro Banton - "Old School" (Repatriation) Irie Ites Records - new release!!!
Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (Raggamuffin) Frankie Music - new release!!!
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "A Tribute to John Coltrane" (Volunteered Slavery) Atlantic Records
Steve Reid and Kieran Hebdan - ""1" (NYC) Domino Records
Method of Defiance - "Black Rain" (Nihon) 

Monday, November 12, 2018

The Dread Zone: November 12, 2018


Richie Spice - "Let's Go" (Gideon Boot) VP Records
Maurizio - "M4" (Maurizio) Chain Reaction Records
Junior Murvin - "Roots Train" (Police and Thieves) Island Records
Johnny Hammond - "Tell Me What To Do" (Gears) Milestone Records
USAires - "Are You Ready To Come With Me Pt 1" (Personal Space: Electronic Soul) Chocolate Industries
Soft Machine - "Drop" (5) 
Dubmatix and Art X - "Killing Dub" (Melodica Version) - new release!!!
Mind and Matter - "My Love Is Like a Fire" (1514 Olive Ave) Numero Group
King Kong - "Old School" (Repatriation) Irie Ites Records - new release!!!

Monday, November 5, 2018

The Dread Zone: November 5, 2018


Horseman - "Clean Reggae Music" (7") Reggae Take Over - new release!!!
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Rise Up" (Tonic) Blue Note
Chief Rockers feat. Supercat - "Dance Inna New York" (Puffer's Choice v. 2) Scotch Bonnet Records - new release!!!
Yoruba Singers - "Frustration" (Fighting for Survival) Cultures of Soul - new release!!!
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen - "Selfish Gene" (Inspiration Information 4) Strut Records
Jimi Tenor - "Hypnotic Drugstore" (Out of Nowhere) Warp Records
African Head Charge - "Pursuit" (In Pursuit of Shashamane Land) On U Sound
Xana Romeo - "Rate Rasta" (Wake Up) Charmax Music
Bad Brains - "Natty Dreadlocks Pon the Mountain Top" (Build a Nation) Megaforce Records
Sun Ra - "Cosmic Forces/Outer Spaceways Incorporated" (Space Is the Place: Soundtrack) Evidence Records
Alter Echo and E3 Meet Ishan Sound and Rider Shafique - "Ah Mi Guide" (Ah Mi Guide) Scrub a Dub Records - new release!!!
Chicago/London Underground - "Boss Redux" (A Night Walking Through Mirrors) Cuneiform Records
David Axelrod - "The Shadow Knows" (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records
Steve Reid Ensemble - "Don't Look Back" (Daxaar) Domino Records
Papa Tullo - "Cat Call Francella" (Strong Like Sampson) Hot Milk Records
Linton Kwesi Johnson - "Victorious Dub" (LKJ In Dub) Mango Records
Timezone - "Wildstyle" (Change the Beat: The Celluloid Records Story) Strut Records
Dreadsquad - "Space" (Puffer's Choice v. 2) Scotch Bonnet Records - new release!!!
McCoy Tyner- "Celestial Chant" (Trident) Milestone Records
Stromba - "Septic Skank" (The Sitting Room) Fat Cat Records
Thing - "Road Through the Wall" (Road Through the Wall) Cultures of Soul Records - new release!!!

Monday, October 22, 2018

The Dread Zone: October 22, 2018


Barrington Levy - "Rob and Gone" (Linval Thompson: Strong Like Sampson) Hot Milk Records
Antibalas - "Tombstown" (Where the Gods Are At Peace) Daptone Records
Tremelie & the Jamal - "If You Feel Like" (West Indies Funk 2) 
Mulatu Astatke - "Yekermo Sew" (New York/London) Strut Records
Richie Spice - "Brown Skin Girl" (In the Streets to Africa) VP Records
Solomon Jabby - "Leseous Dub International" (Zion Gates) CD Baby
Quincy Jones - "Love and Peace" (Walking in Space) A&M Records
Magnum Force - "Girl You're Too Cook" (Ultra High Frequencies)
Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (single) Frankie Music - new release!!!
K & the G - "Starchild" (Kool Funk Essentials) 
Temptations - "Take a Stroll Thru Your Mind" (Psychedelic Shack) Motown
Chicago Underground Duo - "Blue Sparks From Her..." (Synesthesia) Thrill Jockey Records
Protoje - "Blood Money" (A Matter of Time) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu - "Horror Water" (Joystone) Ubiquity Records
John Coltrane - "Sun Ship" (Sun Ship) Impulse Records
Sun Ra - "Love In Outer Space" (Secrets of the Sun)
Lutan Fyah - "Guns Get So Prevalent" (Global Reggae Charts) new release!!!
Misty - "Six One Penny" (Don't Call Us Immigrants) Pressure Sounds
Sonny Sharrock - "As We Used to Sing" (Ask the Ages) Axiom Records
Onyx Collective - "Battle of the Bowery" (Lower East Suite Pt. 3) Big Dada - new release!!!
Wayne Smith - "Solve the Situation" (Youthman Skanking) Black Joy Records
Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers - "2000 Black" (Music of Many Colors) Celluloid Records