Monday, November 23, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 23, 2015

Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Antibalas - "N.E.S.T.A." (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune
Zawose & Brook - "Mbeleje" (Assembly) Real World
Scientist & Jammy - "The Death of Mr. Spock" (Scientist & Jammy Strike Back) Trojan Records
Kukumbas - "Respect" (Psych Funk 101) World Psycheldic Funk Classics
Captain Sinbad - "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" (The Seven Voyages...) Greensleeves
Schoolhouse Funk - "Funky Side of Town" (Schoolhouse Funk) Cali-Tex
Nino Nardini - "Fun at Rachel's" (Rotonde Msique) Desco Records
The Gladiators - "Dreadlocks the Time is Now" (Proverbial Reggae) 
Soul Center - "Time" (III) NovaMute
Winston Jarrett - "Rocking Vibration" (Survival is the Game)

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 16

Horace Andy - "This Must Be Hell" (Natty Dread a Weh She Want) Trojan Records
Augustus Pablo - "East of the River Nile" (East of the River Nile) Shanachie Records
Don Carlos - "Cool Johnny Cool" (Deeply Concerned) DC International 
The Congos - "Some a Thief" (Cock Mouth Kill Cock) 
Emmanuel Jal - "No Bling" (Warchild)
Elias Maluleke and Mavambe Girls - "Khombo Ranga" (Next Stop Soweto) Strut Records - new release!!!
Lee Perry - "Big Bird Skank" (Mr. Perry, I Presume) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Lloyd Chambers - "Darker Than Blue" (Darker Thank Blue) Blood & Fire Records
Antibalas - "Payback Africa" (Who Is This America?) Rope A Dope
Panoptica and Calexico - "Esa Banda en Dub" (Nortec Collective: Tijuana Sessions 3) Naccional Records
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Spy Kiss (remix)" (Bubblehouse Remix e.p.) 
Dub Syndicate - "One In a Billion" (Acres of Space) 
Master Plan, Inc. - "Something to be Done" (
King Mas - "As I Rise" (Ganja Morning Riddim) - new release
Jah Mason - "My Princess Gone" (Princess Gone: The Saga Bed) VP
Bob Marley & the Wailers - "Sugar Sugar" (single)
Midnight Funk Association - "Code" (Headz vol. 2a) Mo Wax
Soul Center - "How Far Do You Wanna Go?" (III) NovaMute
Bob Marley & the Wailers - "Rise Dis Ya Dub (12 inch mix)" 
Roy Ayers - "We Live In Brooklyn, Baby" (Destination Motherland) 
The Itals - "Run Baldhead Run" (Brutal Out Deh) Heartbeat Records
Antibalas - "Battle of the Species" (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 2, 2015

Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti Records
Betty Padgett - "Sugar Daddy (Part 1)" (Betty Padgett) Luv 'N' Haight
Big Youth - "Waterhouse Rock" (Dub Selector 2) Quango Records
Burning Spear - "Hallelujah (extended mix)" (Calling Rastafari) Island
African Head Charge - "One Destination/No Don't Follow Fashion" (In Pursuit of Shashamane Land) On U Sound
Bad Brains - "Leaving Babylon" (Bad Brains) ROIR 
Ikebe Shakedown - "Don't Contradict" (Ikebe Shakedown) Ubiquity
Michael Prophet - "The Poor Can't Take No More" (Prophecy) 
Tabby Cat Kelly - "Don't Call Us Immigrants" (Don't Call Us Immigrants) 
Mind & Matter - "The Wonder of It All" (1514 Oliver Avenue) Numero Group
Black Violin - "Walk On By" (Stereotypes) Universal - new release!!!
Jah Cure - "Life We Live" (The Cure) VP Records - new release!!!
Chuck Foster - "House of Dub" (Righteous Dub) Catch Me Time Records - new release
Mikey Dread - "Roots and Culture" (Best Sellers) Heartbeat Records
Karl Hector & the Malcouns - "Sahara Swing" (Sahara Swing) 
Gil-Scott Heron - "Me and the Devil" (I'm New Here) XL Recordings
Miles Davis - "Black Satin" (On the Corner) Columbia
Gregory Isaacs - "Cool Down the Pace (Extended)" (Night Nurse)
Basic Channel - "BC11/BC1" (Basic Channel)  
Pole - "Arena" (45/45)
Freddie McGregor - "Peaceful Man" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Dub Terror - "Push the Tempest By" (Dub Terror) 
Groovy - "Inventing Zeros" (Groovy) Extreme
Roy Ayers - "Life is Just a Moment (Part 2)" (Destination Motherland) Universal

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dread Zone: October 26, 2015

Antibalas - "Beaten Metal" (Security) Anti Records
Jackie Mittoo - "Ghetto Organ" (Macka Fat) Studio One Records
Green Lion Crew - "Ganja Field Dub" (Ganja Morning Riddim) - new release!!!
Clinton Fearon - "Come By Yah" (Goodness) Boogie Brown Productions
Heliocentrics and Mulatu Astake - "Addis Black Widow" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Kiddus I - "Crying Wolf" (Graduation in Zion)
The Prunes - "Cantona Style" (Headz v. 2a)
Nightmares on Wax - "Luna" (Feelin' Good) Warp Records
Frankie Gee - "Date with the Rain" (Groove Merchant Turns 20) Luv 'N' Haight
Solidaze - "Panorama Dub" (Northern Faction 4) Balanced Records
Collie Buddz - "Pressure" (Blue Dreamz) - new release!!!
Jah Cure - "Corruption" (The Cure) VP Records - new release!!!
Dubtonic Cru - "Born Jamaican Dub" (Dub Conscious) - new release!!!
Sara Winton - "Thinking Backwards" (Party Keller 2)
Fela Kuti/Roy Ayers - "2000 Blacks Got to Be Free" (Music of Many Colors) MCA 
Roy Ayers - "Red, Black & Green/Pretty Brown Skin" (Destination Motherland) Universal
Black Devil Disco Club - "We Never Fly Away Again" (Black Devil Disco Club)
El Michels Affair - "El Pueblo Unido" (Sounding Out the City) Truth and Soul Records
Chuck Foster - "1" (Righteous Dub) - new release!!!
Air - "Run" (Talkie Walkie) Astralwerks
Joe Gibbs - "Chapter 3" (African Music Chapter 3) 17 North Parade
Red Snapper - "Thomas the Fib" (Loopascoopa) Warp
Chemical Brothers - "Let's Build a City" (Born in the Echoes) Astralwerks
69 - "If Mojo was AM" (Geology) Planet E

Monday, October 12, 2015

The Dread Zone: October 12, 2015

Monophonics - "La La La La Love Me" (Sound of Sinning)
Majestic Arrows - "Love Is All I Need" (Eccentric Soul: Bandit Label) Numero Group
El Michaels Affair - "Musings To Myself" (Sounding Out the City) Truth and Soul Records
Miles Davis - "In A Silent Way" (In A Silent Way) Columbia
Jackie Mittoo - "Lazy Bones" (Maka Fat) Studio One
Collie Buddz - "Like Yuh Miss Me" (Blue Dreamz) - new release!!!
Green Lion Crew - "Rise Up" (Ganja Morning Riddim) - new release!!!
MoodyMann- "Tribute" (Forevernevermore) RJD Records
Gil Scot-Heron - "I'm New Here" (I'm New Here) 
MoodyMann - "When She Follows" (Black Mahogani 2) RJD Records
Eek-a-Mouse - "Wa Do Dem" (Wa Do Dem) Greensleeves
Breakestra - "Hiding" (Hit the Floor) Ubiquity
Antibalas - "Go Je Je" (Government Magic) 
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho" (Combustication Remix) Blue Note
Ruddy Thomas/Trinity - "Every Day is Just a Holiday/Natty Dread On the Go" (Joe Gibbs Reggae Discomix 3)
Errol Flabba Holt - "Flabba Dub " (Roots Radics Dub)
George Faith - "Don't Be Afraid" (Mr. Perry, I Presume) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Sideshow - "If Alone" (Admit One) Aus Music
Bad Bad Not Good - "DMZ" (BBNG2)
Soul Center - "Time" (III) NovaMute
Innerzone Orchestra - "Programmed" (Programmed) Astralwerks
Soul Surfers - "Straight Up" (Soul Rock) Ubiquity - new release!!!
Freddie McGregor - "Don't Play the Fool" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Wailing Souls - "See Baba Joe" (Firehouse Rock) Greensleeves
Monophonics - "Falling Apart" (Sound of Sinning) 

Monday, September 28, 2015

Dread Zone: September 29, 2015

Damian Marley & Nas - "Dispear" (Distant Relatives) Tuff Gong
Morgan Heritage - "Light It Up" (Strictly Roots) Morgan Heritage Music - new release!!!
Stephen Marley - "Traffic Jam" (Mind Control - acoustic) Tuff Gong
Tarrus Riley - "Beware" (Parables) VP Records
Jah Acid Dub - "In Control Dub" (Waveform Transmissions 3) Waveform
Panoptica feat. Calexico - "Esa Banda en Dub" (Nortec Collective: Tijuana Sessions3) Nacional
Air - "Remember" (Moon Safari) Astralwerks
Love Trio in Dub - "Version Galore" (Love Trio in Dub) Nublu Records
Bad Brains - "Long Time" (God of Love) Grand Royal
Mr. Anonymous - "Swing" (Mr. Anonymous) Cool and Easy
Cornell Campbell - "Jah Jah Me No Horn Yuh" (Original Blue Recordings) Mol Selekta
Sir Coxsone Sound - "Mouth of the Wicked" (King of the Dub Rock)
Almon Memela - "The Things We Do in Soweto" (Next Stop Soweto) Strut Records - new release!!!
Budos Band - "Crimson Skies" (III) Daptone
Antibalas - "Dub Je Je" (Government Magic) 
Israel Vibration - "Want No Apartheid" (Strength of My Life) RAS
Ron Forella - "Crystals" (Groove Mechant Turns 20) Luv 'N' Haight
Eek-a-Mouse - "Some a Holla, Some a Bawl" (The Very Best of...2) 
Roy Porter Sound Machine - "Hip City" (The Story of...) Tramp Records
Midnight Funk Association - "Code" (Headz vol. 2a) Mo Wax
Groovy - "Through the Cracks" (The Rebirth of Retro-Cool) Extreme Records
Soul Center - "Easy Goin'" (III) NovaMute
Michael Prophet - "Hurt No One Da Real" (Consciousness) 

Monday, September 21, 2015

Dread Zone: September 21, 2015

No Maddz - "Some Kind of Way" (Sly & Robbie Present...) - new release!!!
Johnny Osbourne - "Words of the Ghetto" (Never Stop Fighting) Greensleeves
Black Uhuru - "Youth of Englington" (Dub Factor) Island
Moodymann - "Pray 4 Love" (Scion A/V Present)
Hempress Sativa - "???"
Otis G. Johnson - "Time to Go Home" (Personal Space: Electronic Soul) Numero Group
Stephen Marley - "False Friends" (Revelation Pt. 1) 
Love Trio in Dub - "Shug Shimme and Shake" (Love Trio in Dub) Nublu Records
Zawose and Brook - "Sweet Deceiver" (Assembly) Real World Records
Matt Shadetek - "Shield Dub" (DJ Rupture/Matt Shadetek: Solar Life Raft) 
Nico Muhly - "Mothertongue Pt. 1" (Mothertongue) Brassland
The Movers - "Soweto Disco" (Next Stop Soweto) Strut Records - new release!!!
Soul Center - "Funky Sterling" (Soul Center III) NovaMute
Ras Shiloh - "This Generation" (Best Jamaican Reggae 2006)
United Soul Foundation - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Black Harmony - "Don't Let it Go to Your Head" (Hustle!  Reggae Disco) Soul Jazz
Charmaine Burnette - "Am I the Same Girl" (Party Keller v. 2) 
I Kong - "Dub Walk" (A Little Walk) - new release!!!
Roland Alphonso - "A Streamed Life" (single)
Freddie McGregor - "Get Serious" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Hopeton Lewis - "Boom Shaka La" (Treasure Island) 
Tiken Jah Fakoly and Alpha Blondy - "Diaspora" 
Red Snapper - "Thomas the Fib" (LoopaScoopa) Warp
Soul Center - "26 Chicky Boom" (III) NovaMute