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

Monday, January 20, 2020

The Dread Zone: January 20, 2020


Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Omar Faye Gawane and Shine I Dub - "Military Man" (single) Shine I Dub - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Everything" (Freedom and Fyah) 
Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti Records
Emmanuel Jal - "We Want Peace Reloaded" (Se Me Mama) 
Errol Flabba Holt - #7 (Roots Radics Dub)
Dennis Brown - "Bobby Socks to Stocking" (single) Tad's Records - new release!!!
Algiers - "There Is No Year" (There Is No Year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Prince Buster - "Take It Easy" (Greatest Hits)
24 Karat Black - "Foodstamps" (Ghetto Misfortune's Wealth) Stax Records
L'Entourloop and Skarra Mucchi - "Da Legacy"  (Golden Nuggets) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Toyan - "African Ting" (How the West Was Won) Greensleeves Records
Theon Cross - "Ldn's Burning" (Fyah) 
Solomon Jabby - "Ezekial's Visions In Dub" (Rootical Revelations)
Grover Washington, Jr. - "Passion Flower" (Mister Magic) Mo Jazz Records
Scientist - "Invaders" (Dub Landing) 
Lightmen - "Talk Visit" (Free As You Want To Be) Now Again Records
Gregory Isaacs - "Objection Overruled" (Night Nurse) Island Records
Mebusas - "Do You Know" (Blood Brothers) Mr. Bongo Records
Sly and Robbie - "Demolition City (Graveyard City - Skull Valley Remix)" (Dubmission 2) Quango 
Peace Development Crew and Colah Colah - "Sound String Up" (single) Boomrush Productions - new release!!!
Tambour Battant feat. Red Fox and George Palmer - "Mad Outta Road" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Tony Allen - "Black Voices" (Black Voices) Comet Recordings
Ron Carter - "A Feeling" (All Blues) CTI Records
Ahmad Jamal Trio - "Your My Everything" (Awakenings) 
Sun Ra - "Celestial Love" (Nuclear War) Unheard Music Series
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Ole' Days" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!

Monday, December 30, 2019

The Dread Zone: December 30, 2019


Solomon Jabby -  "Youth Revolution" (Rootical Revelations) Altarsound Productions
Tony Allen - "Asiko" (Black Voices) Control Recordings
Shine I Dub and Scientist - "Should I (feat. Ela and Don Tino)" (Shine I Dub) - new release!!!
Brigadier Jerry - "Weh Dem Ago Do" (Ram Dance Master) Tad Records - new release!!!
Airto Fogo - "On Tip Toe" (Airto Fogo) Pharaway Sounds
Roy Ayers - "The Third Eye" (Destination Motherland) Universal Records
Karl Hector and the Malcouns - "Psychles" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return feat. Kutiman" (Expanse) Tru Thought Records - new release!!!
John Coltrane - "Sun Ship" (Sun Ship) Impulse Records
David Axelrod - "Song of Innocence" (Song of Innocence) Now Again Records
Mortimer - "Fight the Fight" (Fight the Fight) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Donald Byrd - "Kofi" (Kofi) Blue Note Records
Scientist and Jammy - "Showdown 3" (Big Showdown)
Seun Kuti - "Black Times" (Black Times: Night Dreamer) - new release!!!
Charles Mingus - "GG Train" (Ah Um) Columbia Records
Dennis Brown and Prince Jammy - "Sons of Dust" (Umoja) Blood and Fire Records
Jah Wobble - "Elevator 8" (Elevator Music)
Horace Andy - "Let's Live In Love" (Dancehall Style) Wackies Records
Michael Kiwanuka - "Black Man In a White World" (Love and Hate) Interscope Records
Musi-O-Tunya - "Starving Children" (Give Love to Your Children) Now Again Records

Monday, December 23, 2019

The Dread Zone: December 23, 2019


Roots Radics w/ Carpenters - "Christmas" (single)
Jacob Miller - "Sinners" (Collectors Series) 
Easy Star All Stars - "On the Run" (Dub Side of the Moon) Easy Star Records
Joe Higgs - "Uncle John's Band" (Fire on the Mountain: Reggae celebrates the Grateful Dead) 
Prince Far I and the Arabs - "A Message" (Rytuff Dub Encounter)
Brigadier Jerry - "Ram Dance Master" (Ram DAnce Master) Tad' Records - new release!!!
Shine I Dub - "Pressure We" (single) Shine I Dub - new release!!!
Poolside - "Without You" (Pacific Standard Time) Poolside Music
Jamaican Jazz Orchestra - "Fonky Town" (Rain Walk) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Rocket Juice and the Moon - "Fatherless" (Rocket Juice and the Moon) 
Soft Machine - "LBO" (5) 
Ted Coleman Band - "Can You Feel It" (Taking Care of Business)
Thelonious Monk - "Don't Blame Me" (Paris 1969)
Ticklah - "Answer Me" (Ticklah v. Axelrod) Easy Star Records
Ruffi - "Feelin' Alright" (single) Daytamax Music - new release!!!
Billi Hinton - "A Challenge" (The Real Sounds of Chicago) 
DJ Eddi Def and Mike Patton - 'Ol School Section (electro)" (Inner Scratch Demons) Ipecac Records
Digitaldubs - "Long Travel Dub" (Dubplate Style v. 1) 
Beat Pharmacy - "Assassination of the Mind" (Wikkid Times) 
Barrington Levy - "Looking My Love" (Shaolin Temple) 
Billy Cobham - "Nickels and Dimes" (Inner Conflicts) 
Kalbata - "Tamera" (Vanrock) Fortuna Records - new release!!!
Lyman Woodard Orchestra - "Saturday Night Special" (Saturday Night Special) 
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "New World" (Moogin' at the Cafe) 
Sobanza Mimanisa - "Kiwembo" (Congotronics 2) Crammed Discs

Monday, December 16, 2019


Afro Soul-Tet - "Drumboulie" (Afrodesia) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Wackie's Rhythm Force - "African Roots Act 2 Dub" (African Roots Act 2) Wackie's Records
Dub Specialist - "Banana Walk" (18 dub shots) Heartbeat Records
Roots Radics w/ Carpenters - "xmas" (single)
Duke Ellington - "Money Jungle" (Money Jungle) Blue Note Records
Jamael Dean - "Kronos" (Black Space Tapes) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!
Musi-O-Tunya - "Njala" (Give Love To Your Children) Now Again Records
Chuck Foster - "Barometric Pressure Dub" (Hotter Fire Dub) Catch Me Time Records - new release!!!
The Comet Is Coming - "Slammin'" (Channel the Spirits) Leaf Records - new release!!!
Yabby You and the Prophets - "Master Plague" (Beware Dub Master)
David Axelrod - "Jimmy T." (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records
Richie Spice - "Get Up" (
Ebony Rhythm Band -  (Soul Heart Transplant) Now Again Records
Lavell Kamma - "Soft Soul" (Florida Funk) Now Again Records
Amnesty - "Can I Help You?" (Free Your Mind) Now Again Records
Eric Donaldson - "Cherry, Oh Baby" (Very Best Of)
The Dynamics - "What Would I Do" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Lightning Head - "Super Funky Bird" (Tru Thoughts 2019) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Sticky Joe - "Raggamuffin Business" (Good Day)
Donald Byrd - "Love's So Far Away" (Black Byrd) Blue Note Records
Jimi Tenor - "Take Me Baby" (Saakomies) Sahko Records
Mulatu Astatke w/ Heliocentrics - "Masengo" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Dread Zone: December 9, 2019


Sugar Minott - "Lonely Lovers" (Meet the People in a Lovers Dubbers Style) Black Roots Records
Anthony Johnson - "I'm Coming Home" (Gun Shot) Midnight Rock Records
Damian Marley and Nas - "Tribes at War" (Distant Relatives) Tuff Gong
Revolutionaries - "Burial" (Reggae Anthology: Channel One Story) Trojan REcords
Seun Kuti - "Struggle Sounds" (Night Dreamer) Night Dreamer Records - new release!!!
Betty Davis - "70s Blues" (They Say I'm Different) Light In the Attic Records
Lightning Head - "Message Beats" (Diamonds: Shapes) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) Tru Thoughts Records
RSD - "Love of Jah Light" (Good Energy) Punch Drunk Records
Billy Cobham - "Sea of Tranquility" (Total Eclipse)
The Cannibals - "Hey Tonight" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth Disco)
Pharaoh Sanders - "Memories of John Coltrane" (Live at the East)
Karl Hecktor and the Malcouns - "Nyx" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Verckys and L'Orchestre Veve - "Bassala Hot" (1969-78)
Jamael Dean - "Kronos" (Black Space Tapes) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!
Steel Pulse - "Cry Cry Blood" (Mass Manipulation) Rootfire Cooperative
Ethiopia Ringaracka - "The Space" (Afrofuturism) Miraloop Spades

Monday, December 2, 2019


Bill Moss - "Sock it to 'em soul brother" (Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label) Numero Group
Four Mints - "Row My Boat" (Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label) Numero Group
Alborosie - "Sound Killa" (Soul Pirates)
Bro David - "Experience" (Remixes) Cultures of Soul Records - new release!!!
Afrikan Simba - "Protect I" (Power in the Word) Jahtari Records
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) Tru Thought Records - new release!!!
DJ Shadow - "If I die today/Weightless" (Our Pathetic Age) Mass Appeal Records - new release!!!
Bobbi Humphrey - "Fun House" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records