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

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Dread Zone: October 15, 2018


Horseman - "Clean Reggae Music" (7" single) Reggae Take Over Records - new release!!!
Jah Thomas - "Stereograph Style" (Strong Like Sampson) Hot Milk Records
Alborosie feat. Raging Fyah - "Unforgiven" (Alborosie Meets the Wailers: Unbreakable) Greensleeves - new release!!!
Brother Ah - "Kanifah" (Key To Nowhere) Ikef Records
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania - "Bala Makousa" (The Trance of Seven Colors) Axiom Records
Solomon Jabby - "Minor Prophets In Dub" (Zion Gates) CD Baby Records
Method of Defiance - "Chamber Seven" (Nihon) 
Miles Davis - "Electric Red" (Aura) Columbia Records
Donald Byrd - "Fufu" (Kofi) Blue Note Records
Tomas Dub T - "Ocean Riddim" (Reggae Can Help!) Open Arms Project - new release!!!
King Kong feat. Burro Banton - "Old School" (Repatriation) Irie Ites Records - new release!!!
Black Roots - "Take It" (Take It) Nubian/PIAS Records - new release!!
John Coltrane - "Reverend King" (Cosmic Music) Impulse Records
David Axelrod - "Holy Thursday" (Song of Innocence) Now Again Records
Ron Carter - "A Feeling/Light Blue" (All Blues) CTI Records
Don Cherry - "Universal Mother" (Hear and Now) Atlantic Records
Lutan Fyah - "Guns Get So Prevalent" (single) Irie Sounds International - new release!!!
Steve Reid - "Lions of Juda" (Nova) Universal Sound
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Spirits Up Above" (Volunteered Slavery) Rhino Records

Monday, October 8, 2018

The Dread Zone: October 8, 2018


Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (Global Reggae Charts - October) - new release!!!
Kiddus I - "I try fi dub" (Topsy Turvy) Rubin Rockers - new release!!!
Method of Defiance - "Dark Heat" (Nihon) Rare Noise Records
Seeed - "Stand Up" (Next!)
Dub Terror - "Turn the Tide" (Dub Terror) 
The Temps - "Hum Along and Dance" (Psychedelic Shack) 
King Kong - "Old School (feat. Burro Banton and Pinchers)" (Global Reggae Charts - October) - new release!!!
Techno Animal/Tortoise - "Bionic Beatbox (version)" (vs. Reality) City Slang Records
Dimensional Holofonic Sound (D.H.S.) - "Intergalactic Dub" (Attention Earth People) Tino Corp. 
Tino's Breaks - "Wicked Insane Evil Dub" (Hallowe'en Dub) Tinco Corp.
Solomon Jabby - "Lesous Dub International/Dub the Predator Dead" (Zion Gates) Altarsound Productions
David Axelrod - "The Dr. and the Diamond" (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records
Eek a Mouse - "Untitled" (Aces International) Greensleeves Records
Linval Thompson - "Fussing and Fighting" (Global Reggae Charts - October) - new release!!!
Oscar Peterson Trio w/ Herb Ellis - "Day by Day" (Hello Herbie) MPS/Polydor Records
Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt - "Wheatleigh Hall" (Duets) 
Protoje - "Mind of a King" (A Matter of Time) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
McCoy Tyner - "Back Bay Blues" (Land of Giants) Telarc Records
MoodyMann - "ForeverNevermore" (ForeverNevermore) KDJ Records
MoodyMann - "When she follows" (Black Mahogany 2) KDJ Records


Monday, October 1, 2018

The Dread Zone: October 1, 2018


Soul Syndicate - "Guns of Navarone" (Was, Is, and Always) Epiphany Records
Donald Byrd - "The Emperor" (Ethiopian Knights) Blue Note Records
Trinity - "African Princess" (Eye To Eye) Irie Ites Records
Clinton Fearon - "Waiting" (Nice Reggae Chunes) 
Brothers Johnson - "Thunder Thumbs and Lightnin' Licks" (Look Out for No. 1) 
T'Amir - "Back to Abyssinia" (Abyssinia Rise e.p.) Tru Thought - digital new release!!!
Emetarians - "Rescue" (Open Arms Project: Reggae Can Help) Bass Kulcha - digital new release!!!
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Astral Traveling" (Astral Traveling) RCA
Gil Scott-Heron - "The Bottle" (Winter in America) 
Betty Davis - "Walkin Up the Road" (Betty Davis) Light in the Attic Records
Wali and the Afro Caravan - "Hail  The King" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Manu Dibango - "Africa Battle" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Jimmy McGriff - "Chris Cross" (Electric Funk) Blue Note Records
Luminares - "Mistica" (La Estrella) Dr. Parnassus - digital new release!!!
Yusef Lateef - "Sister Mamie" (Live at Pep's) Impulse Records
Bei Bei and Shawn Lee - "Purple River" (Year of the Funky) Legere Recordings
Kiddus I - "Teach Me What You Know Dub" (Topsy Turvy) Rubin Rockers - digital new release!!!
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "What's Goin' On/Mercy Mercy Me" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records
The Group - "Feedback" (Psych Funk 101) World Psychedelic Funk Classics
The Congos - "Some a Thief" (Cock Mouth Kill Cock) Explorer Recordings
Freddie McGregor - "Don't Play the Fool" (Big Ship) Greensleeves Records
Protoje - "Lessons" (A Matter of Time) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Fatback - "Snake" (Fired Up 'N' Kickin) Polydor Records
The Dynamics - "Dum De Dum" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Phillip Fullwood - "Africa Rock" (Word in Dub) Pressure Sounds - digital new release!!!
Cymande - "Fug" (Cymande) Janus Records


Monday, September 24, 2018

The Dread Zone: September 24, 2018


Possession (aka Bill Laswell) - "Rainfall" (Africa Dub) Sub Meta Records
Don Carlos - "Rivers of Babylon" (Jah Light) 
Prince Far I - "Under Heavy Manners" (Trojan Roots Box Set) Trojan Records
Techno Animal feat. Dr. Israel - "Interplanetary War Chant" (Radio Hades) Force Inc. Music
Tommy McCook & the Supersonics - "Progressive Reggay" (Real Cool) Trojan Records
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - "The Battle of Tokyo" (Glorious) Nacional Records - new release!!!
Alice Coltrane - "Turiya and Ramakrishna" (Ptah, the El Daoud) Impulse Records
McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Impulse Records
Free Radicals - "Checkpoint" (No State Solution) - new release!!!
Mighty Tom Cats - "Dance Girl" (Soul Makossa) Paul Winley Records
Kiddus I - "Dub Not Over" (Topsy Turvy) - new release!!!
Emmanuel Jal - "We Fall" (The Key) 
24 Carat Black - "Food Stamps" (Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth) Stax Records
Antibalas - "World Without Fear" (Talkatif) Ninja Tune Records
Prince Buster - "Earthquake" (Fabulous: Greatest Hits) Soul Jazz Records
Protoje - "Mind of a King" (A Matter of Time) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
KBong - "Awake" (Easy to Love You) - new release!!!
Miles Davis - "Little Stuff" (Filles de Kilimanjaro) Columbia Records
Rhythm Machine - "Put a Smile on Time" (Rhythm Machine) Now Again Records!
Eugene Blacknell - "Wah Wah Funk" (We Can't Take Life For Granted) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Nanny of the Maroons" (Your Queen is a Reptile) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Sun Ra - "Discipline" (Space is the Place) Impulse Records
Charles Mingus - "Reincarnation of a Lovebird" (The Clown) Atlantic Records