Monday, March 16, 2020


The Relatives - "Rational Culture/Testimony" (Goodbye World) Ubiquity Records
Prince Far I (Cry Tuff Dub Encounter
The Daktaris - "Daktari Walk" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records
The Two Things in One - "Snag Nasty" (Street Sounds from the Bay Area) BGP Records
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Got a thing on my mind" (Dap-Dippin) Daptone Records
Brownout - "Ayer y hoy" (Aguilas and Cobras) Six Degrees Records
"Can't you hear me"
Rebelution - "Feeling Alright" (Courage to Grow) Rebelution
Tribal Seeds - "Moonlight" (Representing) Tribal Seeds
Roots Radics - "Dread n South Africa" (Forward Ever, Backwards Never) Heartbeat Records
Collie Buddz - "Come Around" (single) Columbia Records
Soom T - "Far From Home" (Far From Home) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (Kosmo Sound) - new release!!!
Bohannon - "Run it on down, Mr. DJ" (
James Brown Remixed - "Funky Drummer" (In the Jungle Groove)
Sugar Minott - "Chant" (Rare Gems)
Billy Cobham - "Snoopy/Search for Red Barron" (Spectrum)
Joe McPhee - "Nation Time" (Nation Time)
Delfonics - "Stop and look and you have found love" (Adrian Young Presents...)
Lonnie Smith - "I Can't Stand It" (Live at Mozambique)
Darando - "True" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Jungle Fire - "Slipshot/Emboscada" (Jungle Fire) Nacional Records - new release!!!
Monophonics - "Lying Eyes" (Sound of Sinning)

Monday, March 9, 2020

McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Impulse Records
McCoy Tyner - "Blues Stride" (Infinity) Impulse Records
Barry Adamson - "Deja Voodoo" (As Above So Below) Mute Records
Soom T - "Far From Home" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Subatomic Sound System - "Champion Sound (dancehall 10" mix)" (Champion Sound) - new release!!!
Algiers - "Losing is Ours" (There is no year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Amanaz - "I am Very Far" (Africa) Now Again Records
Andy Stott - "Cherry Eye" (We Stay Together)
Barrington Levy - "Sister Carol" (Englishman) Greensleeves Records
Jimmy Smith - "For Everyone Under the Sun" (Root Down) Verve Records
Sammy Dread - "In a Man's Heart" (Road Block)
Coleman Hawkins - "Almost Dawn" (The Hawk Swings)
Yabby You - "Beware" (Beware)
Jah Seal - "Spiritual Warriors" (Intergalactic Detective Agency)  New release!!!
Open Season - "Rock Steady" (Rocksteady) - new release!!!
Tambour Battant - "Mad Outta Road" (Mad Outta Road) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) Tru Thoughts Records
Ted Coleman Band - "Can You Feel It" (Taking Care of Business)
The Relatives - "Rational Culture/Testimony" (Goodbye World) Ubiquity Records

Monday, March 2, 2020


Analea Brown - "Turn Up" (Queendom) Regime International Records - new release!!!
Creation Dub - "Next to Jah/Africa Dub" (Creation Dub) Wackies Records
Gava - "That's Called Rape" (One of One) self release - new release!!!
Sun Ra - "Sound Spectra" (Other Planes of There) Evidence Records
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) - new release!!!
Justin Hinds - "Travel with Love" (Travel with Love) Nighthawk Records
DJ Vadim - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) - new release!!!
Earth Beat Movement- "Pull Up" (70 BPM) Self Release
Hollie Cook - "Postman"(Twice) Prince Fatty Production
Wailing Souls - "How does it feel"(Firehouse Rock)
- Wackie's - "Lam's International Dub"(African Roots-Act 2)
Rough Sounds- "America Run Hot"(Roots Vibration)
Tambour Battant- "Mad Outta Road ft. Red Fox & George Palmer"(Mad Outta Road) - new release!!!
Papa Levi- "Me No Care"(Birth of Dancehall)
Lee Fields- "Bad Trip"(Problems)
-Chicago Underground Trio- "Quail"(Flamethrower)
Blackalicious- "Make You Feel that Way"(Blazing Arrow)
the Delfonics- "To be your one"(Adrian Young Presents)
Kienr Hebdan & Steve Reid - "Lyman Place"(NYC) Domino Records
Poolside- "Losing Control"(Low Season) - new release!!!
Acid Arab - "Electrique Yarghol" (Jdid) Crammed Discs - new release!!!





Monday, February 17, 2020

Sister Candy - "Connection Connection" (Dancehall Explosion) Trojan Records
Joe Gibbs -
World's Experience Orchestra - "Nine Degrees and Cold" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records
Gil Scott Heron - "I'll Take Care of You" (We're New Again) XL Recordings - new release!!!
Shuggie Otis - "Aht Uh Mi Hed" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop Records
Chicago Underground Duo - "Access and Enlightenment" (Axis and Alignment)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records
Don Cherry - "Universal Mother" (Hear and Now)
Pharaoh Sanders - "The Creator Has a Master Plan" (Karma)
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) X-Ray Production - new release!!!
Poolside - "Around the Sun" (Low Season) - new release!!!
Lady Wray - "Cut Me Loose" (16 Queen Alone) Big Crown Records
Hollie Cook - "Sweet Like Chocolate"
Johnny Osbourne - "In Your Eyes" (Never Stop Fighting) Greensleeves
Mighty Diamonds - "Pass the Couchie/Have Mercy" (I Need a Roof)
Charles Mingus - "Haitian Fight Song" (The Clown) Atlantic Records
Algiers - "Losing is Ours" (There is No Year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Lai Lai" (Fu Chronicles) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Monday, February 10, 2020


Alborosie - "Money" (Escape From Babylon) Greensleeves
Ras Michael -
Matty G - "War" (single)
Sons of Kemet - "My Name is Mamie Phipps" (Your Queen Is A Reptile) Impulse Records
Tambour Battant - "Mad Outta Road" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Sister Carol - "Black Cinderella" (Black Cinderella) Heartbeat Records
Barrington Spence - "Rockers Time" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records
United Soul Association - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light In the Attic Records
Kay Gees - "Killowatt Invasion" (The Kay Gees) Deep Beat/Groove Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "New York Is Killing Me" (We're New Again) XL Records - new release!!!
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Algiers - "Dispossession" (There is No Year) Matador Records
Antibalas - "MTTT Pt. 2" (Fu Chronicles) Daptone Records
Duke Ellington - "Fluerette Africaine" (Money Jungle) Blue Note Records
McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Impulse Records
Steve Reid - "Lion of Judah" (Nova) Soul Jazz
Papa Tullo - "Opportunity" (Tullo At Home)
Bobbi Humphrey - "My Little Girl" (Satin Doll) Blue Note
Augustus Pablo - "East of the River Nile" (East of the River Nile)
Big Youth - "Train to Rhodesia" (Dreadlock Dread)
Numero Group
Etana
Earth Beat Movement


Monday, February 3, 2020


Max Romeo - "One Step Forward (Dub)" (War Inna Babylon) Island Records
Sugar Minott - "Rub a Dub Style" (Meet the Lovers in a Rub a Dub)
Alborosie - "Rub a Dub Style" (Escape From Babylon) Greensleeves Records
Eek a Mouse - "Too Young to Understand" (Wah Do Dem) Greensleeves Records
DJ Vadim - "Good Ole' Days" (Likkle More) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Theon Cross - "Radiation" (Fyah) Gearbox Records
Scientist - "Match 1 and 2" (Scientist Wins the World Cup) Greensleeves Records
Demon Fuzz - "Mother Earth" (Afreaka!)
Alice Coltrane - "Lord Help Me" (A Monastic Trio)
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Tambour Battant - "Mad Outta Road feat. Red Fox and George Palmer" (single) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!
William Onyeabor - "Heaven and Hell" (Who Is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop Records
Red Snapper - "Like a Moving Truck" (Making Bones) Warp Records
Bro David - "Experience" (Modern Music From Belize) Cultures of Soul Records
Father's Children - "Dirt and Grime" (Who's Gonna Save the World?) Numero Group Records
Bobby Humphrey - "New York Times" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Donald Byrd - "Flight Time" (Black Byrd) Blue Note Records
Rahaasan Roland Kirk - "Festival for the Freaks" (3 Sided Dream) Atlantic Records
Rocket Juice and the Moon - "There" (Rocket Juice and the Moon)
Steel Pulse - "Ravers" (Smash Hits)


Monday, January 27, 2020

The Dread Zone: January


Dennis Brown - "Here I Come" (Money in My Pocket)  Trojan Records
Scientist - "Attack" (Dub Landing v. 1)
Algiers - "Dispossession" (There Is No Year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Rim Kwaku Obeng - "Nothing Is Free" (Rim Arrives) BBE Records
Dam Funk - "Chocolate" (Rhythm Trax v. 4) Stones Throw Records
Cymande - "For Baby Woh" (Cymande) 
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Old Days (feat. Lasai)" (Likkle More) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Dawn Penn - "You Don't Love Me (No No No) [Remix]" (No No No)
Don Cherry - "MultiKulti Soothsayer" (MultiKulti) 
Djosos Krost - "Trompet" (No Sign of Bad) Quango Records
Early Vibes - "Punish the Ghost" (single) Record Jet - new release!!!
Innerzone Orchestra - "Eruption" (Programmed) Planet E Records
Don Carlos - "Black History" (Raving Tonight) RAS Records
Rocket Juice and the Moon - "Hey Shooter" (Rocket Juice...) 
The Budos Band - "Ghost Talk" (V) Daptone Records
Steve Reid - "Odyssey Sweet" (Odyssey of the Oblong Square) Universal Sounds
Sons of Kemet - "My Queen is Doreen Lawrence" (Your Queen Is a Reptile) Impulse Records
Augustus Pablo - "Pablo's Theme Song" (Original Rockers) Greensleeves
L'Entourloop and Skarra Mucci - "Da Legacy" (Golden Nuggets) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
The Chefs - "Mr. Machine" (Keb Darge Presents...)
Maximum Balloon - "Groove Me" (Maximum Balloon) 
McCoy Tyner - "Once I Loved" (
African Head Charge - "Pursuit" (In Pursuit of Shashamane Land) On U Records
Barrington Levy - "I Love I Love You" (Teach Me Culture) Greensleeves
Omar Faye Gawane and Shine I Dub - "Military Man" (single) Shine I Dub - new release!!!
The Cannibals - "We Keep On Keeping On" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth) Cultures of Soul Records