Saturday, September 11, 2021

 Taj Weekes - "Rainstorm" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Uwe Banton - "Keep on Learning" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release!!!

Beat Pharmacy - "House of Love" (Wicked Times) 

Midnite - "Up Full" 

Mike James Kirkland - "Together" (Don't Sell Your Soul) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Adrian Younge - "Jimmy's Dead" (Black Dynamite Soundtrack) Linear Labs

Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble - "Virus B" (Radio Axiom: A dub transmission) Axiom Records

APC - "Samo Echo" (APC Tracks v. 2) APC Records

Sault - "Bitter Streets" (Sault 9) Forever Living Originals Records - new release!!!

Jungle - "Fire" (Loving in Stereo) Caiola Records - new release!!!

Sun Ra - "Celestial Love" (Nuclear War)

Azymuth - "Antes Que Esqueça" (Before We Forget) Farout Records

Joon Moon - "Feel It" (Chrysalis) - new release!!!

Bim Sherman - "Tribulation" (Tribulation) Pressure Sounds Records

Oscar Brown, Jr. - "Muffled Drums" (Oscar Brown Goes to Washington) Verve Records

Carla Bley - "Life Goes On" (Life Goes On)

Pachyman - "Sunset Sound" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!!

DJ Drez - "Universe" (

Yabby You - "Zambia" (Dub it to the Top) Blood and Fire Records

Cochemea - "Mimbrenos" (Vol. 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

The Poets of Rhythm - "Survival of the Freshest" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Al Dos Band - "Confusion" - Kalita Records - new release!!!

Justine and the Victorian Punks - "Still You" (Khruangbin: Late Nite Tales) Late Nite Tales

Desire Marea - "Tavern Kween" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Navy - "One Shot" (Blue) 

Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Behold, the Deceiver" (We are Sent by History) Impulse Records!

Soweto Gospel Choir - "Rivers of Babylon" (African Spirit)

Movers - "Soweto Disco" (Next Stop Soweto 4) Strut Records


Russell Mills - "Gleam and Drag" (Pearl and Umbra)


The Dread Zone: September 13, 2021

The Seed Organization Meets Richie Phoe - "Zebra" (Northern Faction 4) Northern Faction Records

African Head Charge - "Ready You Ready" (Visions of Psychedelic Africa) On U Sound Records

Solomon Jabby - "Strongerhold Destroyer Dub" (Zion Gates)

Benjamin Zephaniah - "Responsible" (Naked) One Little Independent Records

Navy - "Pity" (Bleu) - new release!!!

Brian Jackson - "Nancy Wilson" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead Records - new release!!!

Mexican Dubwiser - "Revolution Radio" (In Dub) Echo Beach Records

The Expansions - "Pocket 5" (Murmur) Albert's Favorites Records

Alewya feat. Moses Boyd - "The Code" (single) Because Records - new release!!!

Moonshine - "Tibo Tisiba" (SMS For Location v. 4) - new release!!!

Selectah - "Wede Man (Hoody Mix)" (Chemical Brothers: Live at the Social) 

Roy Ayers - "Rock My Roll" (Destination Motherland) Universal Records

Mpharanya and the Peddlers - "Disco" (single) Kalita Records - new release!!!

Jungle - "Can't Stop the Stars" (Loving in Stereo) Caiola Records - new release!!!

Billy Cobham - "Lunarputians" (Total Eclipse) Atlantic Records

Poets of Rhythm - "Smile (While You're Cryin')" (Define/Discern) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Joon Moon - "Young" (Chrysalis) - new release!!!

Theon Cross - "The Spiral" (single) New Soil/Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Kunzite - "Supreme Beam" (Visuals) Lowly/Wilder Records - new release!!!

Africali -"AfroElectro" (single) Bandcamp

Fab Five Freddy - "Change the Beat" (Deconstruction) Celluloid Records

Funky Destination - "One Brotha to Another" (Revolution is Only Solution) Timewarp Records

The Upsetters - "Groove Dubber" (Sound System Scratch) Pressure Sounds Records 

Michael Prophet - "Turn Them Around" (Gunman) Greensleeves Records

Anchorsong - "Remedy" (Mirage) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

Tom Tom Club - "(C'mon) Surrender" (The Good, the Bad, the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!

DJ Wally - "I Spy" (Celestial Mechanix) Thirsty Ear Records

Ezra Collective - "Shade" (We Out Here) Brownswood Records

Wayne Shorter - "Armageddon" (Night Dreamer) Blue Note Records



Saturday, September 4, 2021

 Dub Syndicate and Lee Scratch Perry - "Dubbing Psycho Thriller"

Navy - "Scorpio's Letter" (Bleu) - new release!!!

Kiefer - "I Love My Friends" (When There's Love Around) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray - "Night Drums" (Leave the Bones) - new release!!!

Alewya - "Jagna" (single) - new release!!!

Ratatat - "Dura" (LP3)

Jungle - "Whatcha Know About Me" (Loving in Stereo) - new release!!!

Kunzite - "Frosty" (Visuals) - new release!!!

Carlos Nino and Friends - "It's All Happening"

Pachyman - "Foundation Sound" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!!

Phonosonics - "Beautiful Things" (single) Canadian

Uwe Banton - "Speak the Truth" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release!!!  German

Amon Tobin - "Rosies" (Out From Out Where/Verbal e.p.) 

John Caroll Kirby - "Weep" (Septet) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Maston w/ Le'Eclair - "Souvenir" (Souvenir) - new release!!!

Taj Weekes - "March of the Silent" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Khruangbin - "Sunny's Vision" (

Desire Marea - "Studies in Black Trauma

Sons of Kemet - "Breadfruit" (Lest We Forget What We Came Here to Do)

Live Without Fear - "Rasta" (Infinite Spirit Music) Jazzman Records

Andy Stott - "New Ground"

Friday, August 13, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 16, 2021

Pachyman - "Destroy the Empire" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!! 

Khruangbin - "Rules (Scientist Dub)" (Hasta el Cielo) 

DJ Signify - "Peak-a-boo pt. 3" (Sleep No More) 

Badbadnotgood - "Limits to Your Love" (BBNG2)

Dub Syndicate - "Forward Not Back" (Stoned Immaculate) On U Sound

Theon Cross - "We Go Again" (single) Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Jungle - "All of the Time" (Loving in Stereo) AWAL Recordings - new release!!!

Al-Dos Band - "Confusion" (Doing Our Thing With Pride) Kalita Records - new release!!! 

Brian Jackson - "Duality" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!  

The Poets of Rhythm - "Ham Gallery" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Manudigital and Rastars feat Luciano - "Live My Life" (Rastars) - new release!!!

Taj Weekes - "Bang Bang" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Roy Ayers - "Africa: Center of the World" (Africa: Center of the World) Polydor Records 

Desire Marea - "Tavern Kween" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Navy - "Scorpion Letter" (Bleu) The Other Songs Records -  new release!!!

Lava La Rue - "Lift You Up" (Butter Fly e.p.) - new release!!!

Kamasi Washington - "Street Fighter Mas" (Heaven and Earth) 

Triforce - "Walls" (We Out Here) Brownswood Recordings 

Carlos Nino and Friends - "Garden of Bells" (Going Home)

Poolside - "Feel Alright" (Heat)

African Head Charge - "Free Chant" (Songs of Praise) On U Records

Joy Card - "Black Girl" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records

Medeski, Martin and Wood - "Seven Deadlies" (Tonic)






Saturday, August 7, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 9, 2021


Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray - "Kite Zo A" (Leave the Bones) Anjunadeep Records - new release!!! 

Tom Tom Club - "Soul Fire" (The Good, the Bad and the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!!

Solomon Jabby - "Back From the Grave Dub" (Zion Gates)

Khruangbin - "A La Sala" (Hasta el Cielo) Night Time Stories 

Brian Jackson - "Ethiopian Sunshower" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead Records - new release!!!

Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - "Delta Man" (Bridges) 

Manudigital and Half Pint - 'Cradle of Civilization" (Rastar All Stars) Rastar Records - new release!!!

Lava La Rue - "Magpie" (Butter Fly e.p.) Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Baaba Maal - "One Day" (The Traveler) Palm Records

Biggabush - 'East Africa Dub" (Biggabush in Dub) Lion Head Records

Alewya - "Jagna" (single) Because Music - new release!!!

Desire Marea - "Zibuyile Izimakade" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Alice Coltrane - "Lord, Help Me to Be" (A Monastic Trio) Impulse Records

Carlos Nino and Friends - "It's All Happening" (Flutes, Echoes, It's All Happening) International Anthem Records

Cochemea - "Chito's Song" (Vol 2.  Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Poolside - "Hot in the Shade" (Heat) Poolside Music LLC

John Caroll Kirby - "The Quest for Chico Hamilton" (Septet) Stone's Show Records - new release!!!

The Poets of Rhythm - "Fondle Rock" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Betty Padgett - "Sugar Daddy pt. 2" (Betty Padgett) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Mike James Kirkland - "The Prophet" (Don't Sell Your Soul/Hang On in There) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Max Romeo - "Open the Iron Gates" (Open the Iron Gates) Blood and Fire Records

Dry and Heavy - "Don't Give Up the Fight" (One Punch) Beat Records

Uwe Banton - "This Train" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release

Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "OTO Jam" (OTO Live Party) Moog Industries

Saturday, July 31, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 2, 2021

 Beat Pharmacy - "Sunshine" (Wikkid Times)

Brian Jackson - "Ethiopian Sunshower" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

Mouse on Mars - "Shunkel" (Iora Tahiti) Too Pure Records

Sons of Kemet - "For the Culture" (Black to the Future) Impulse Records - new release!!!

Badbadnotgood - "Triangle" (3) 

Israel Vibration - "Jericho" (Jericho) 

Junior Murvin - "Rescue Jah Children" (Police and Thieves) 

Sub Dub - "Revolution" (Dancehall Malfunction) Asphodel Records

Newcleus - "Destination Earth (1999)" (Jam on Revenge)

Linval Thompson - "12 Tribes of Israel" (Ride on Dreadlocks) Blood and Fire Records

Jah Skerta - "I Who Have Nothing" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records

Nina Simone - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Best of...)

Buraka Som Sistema - "Eskeleto" (Komba)

Cochemea - "Black Pearl" (Voll 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Run, the Darkness Will Pass" (We are Sent Here By History) Impulse Records

Experimental Audio Research - "Untitled" (Koner Experiment)

Sault - "The Light's in Your Hands" (9) - new release!!!

Kiefer - "When There's Love Around" (single) Stone's Throw Records - new release!!!

Buck 65 - "10" (Weirdo Magnet) Warner

Alewa - "The Code" (single) new release!!!

Mad Professor

Roy Ayers - "Love Will Bring Us Back Together" (Destination Motherland)

Sly and Family - "I Don't Know (Satisfaction)" (Fresh)

Lafayette Afro Rock Band - "Nicky" (Afro Funk Explosion)

Bro David - "Experience" (Modern Music From Belize) Cultures of Soul Records

Poolside - "Golden Hour" (Pacific Standard Time) 

Horace Andy - "Let's Live in Love" (Dance Hall Style) Wackies Records



Sunday, July 25, 2021

 Sault - "Bitter Streets" (9) - new release!!!

Sofa Surfers - "If It Weren't For You" (Cargo) 

Floating Points w/ Pharoah Sanders - "Movement 2" (Promises) 

Alewya - "The Code" (single) - new release!!!

Resonators - "Wandering" (The Constant) Wah Wah 45

Phonosonics - "Beautiful Things" (single) Independent - new release!!!

Kiefer - "I Remember This Picture" (single) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Breakage feat. Burial - "Vial" (Foundation) 

Henrick Nicholson - "Brotherly Love" (Black Art from the Black Ark) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!

Manudigital feat. Linval Thompson - "Praise Jah Jah"  (Manudigital Meets Rastar Allstars v. 1) Rastar Records - new release!!!

Family of Eve - "I Want to be Loved by You" (Keb Darge Presents The Best of Legendary Deep Funk)

Thundercat - "Funny Thing" (It is What it Is) Brainfeeder Records

Navy - "One Shot" (single)

Moodyman - "Dirty Little Bonus Beats" (Black Mahogany 2) KDJ Records

Cochemea - "Chito's Song" (Vol 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Kamasi Washington - "Lua Sol" (Heaven and Earth) Young Turk Records

Nubya Garcia - "Once" (We Out Here) Brownswood Records

Moses Boyd - "Nepture" (Time and Space)

Nightmares on Wax - "You Wish" (In a Space Outa Sound) Warp Records

Tom Tom Club - "She's Dangerous" (The Good, the Bad and the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!

Myron and E - "If I Gave You My Love" (Broadway) Stones Throw Records

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records

Feater - "Cosmic Dust" (Community: 15 years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records

Nightports and Betamax - "Hydro" (Nightports and Betamax) Leaf Records

Lava La Rue - "Magpie" (single) 

Nina Simone - "Break Down and Let it All Out" (The Best of)

Nombila - "Umuntu Wam" (single)