Monday, September 18, 2017


Barry Brown - "Jah Jah Guide Them" (Rich Man Poor Man) Mol Selekta 
Horace Andy - "Cool It Down" (Serious Times) Groove Attack Records
Max Romeo - "One Step Dub/War Inna Babylon" (War Inna Babylon) Island Records
Barrington Spence - "Rockers Time" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records
Wayne Jarrett - "Why Must Babylon" (Chip In) Greensleeves
Tenastelin - "Burial Tonight Version" (Basic Replay) Basic Replay Records
Sun Ra - "There Are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)" (Lanquidity) Evidence Music
Gia Yee - "Karma" (Gia Yee) One Heart Records - new release!!!
Tony Allen - "Bad Roads" (The Source) Blue Note Records - new release!!!
Alborosie - "International Drama" (2 Times Revolution) Greensleeves
New Kingston - "Come From Far" (Come from Far) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Khan Jamal & Creative Arts Ensemble - "Breath of Life" (Dance to the Motherlands) Eremite Records
Muslimgauze - "#4" (Remixs v. 2) Soleilmoon Recordings
Garrison Hawk - "Reggae Music" (Survive) Method of Defiance Technologies
Frankie Paul - "Alesha" (20 Massive Hits) Sonic Sounds
Shuggie Otis - "Pling!" (Inspiration Information) LuakaBop Records
Wailing Souls - "Kingdom Rise & Kingdom Fall (12" mix)" (Classic Cuts) Greensleeves
Zs - "Trans Peco 2014" (Trans Peco) 
Zevious - "That Ticket Exploded" (After the Air Raid) Cuniform Records
Tenor Saw - "Ring the Alarm/Pumpkin Belly" (1985 Dancehall Rewind) 17 N. Parade
Third Ear Audio - "Up In Smoke" (Waveform Transmissions v. 2) Waveform Records
Root Shock - "Electricity" (Root Shock) Root Shock - new release!!!

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Dread Zone: September 11, 2017


Slave - "Baby Sinister" (Hardness of the World)
New Kingston - "Stereotypes" (Come From Far) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Devika (Goddess)" (Visions of a New World) 
William Onyeabor - "Atomic Bomb" (Who is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Pop
Ebony Rhythm Band - "Vanilla Fudge" (Soul Heart Transplant) Now Again Records
Bingy Bunny - "Tonight" (Me & Jane) 
Bunny Wailer - "Rock 'n' Groove" (Rock 'n' Groove) Tuff Gong Records
Courtney Melody - "Black Liberation Version" (Basic Replay) Basic Replay Records
Rim Arrives - "Believe in Yourself" (Rim Arrives) BBE Records
Dennis Brown - "Whip Them Jah Jah" (Money In My Pocket) 
Khan Jamal - "Breath of Life" (Dance to the Motherlands) 
Sounds of Liberation - "Billie One" (Sounds of Liberation) 
Shawn Lee - "Cairo Cairo" (World of Funk) Ubiquity Records
Budos Band - "Into the Fog" (Burnt Offering) Daptone Records
Prince Buster - "Free Love" (Fabulous Greatest Hits) Soul Jazz Records
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present, Future" (Afreaka!) Cargo Records
Antibalas - "Gold Rush" (Where the Gods are at Peace) Daptone Records - new release!!!
Maka B - "Effects of Slavery" (Global Messenger) Ariwa Records
Menahan Street Band - "Make the Road By Walking" (Make the Road By Walking) Daptone Records
Gladiators - "Rude Boy Ska" (Dreadlocks the Time Is Now) Frontline Records
King Schascha - "Rudeboy Skankin'" (single) - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Youth" (Freedom and Fyah) Greensleeves Records
James Brown - "Funky Drummer Bonus Beats" (Jungle Groove) 
Man Child Singers - "Right On" (Home Schooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
The Dynamics - "Murder in the First Degree" (First Landing) Hacktone Records


Monday, September 4, 2017

The Dread Zone: September 4, 2017


Dennis Brown - "No More Will I Roam" (Money in My Pocket) Trojan Records
Ini Kamoze - "Here Comes the Hotstepper" (Here Comes the Hotstepper) Columbia
Carlton Manning - "Live and Love" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
Michael Prophet - "The Poor Can't Take No More" (Prophecy)
Dub Gabriel - "Interstella Dub Dwella" (ADSR Dub) -  new release!!!
Gregory Isaacs - "Dealing" (Basic Replay) Basic Replay Records
Bernard Hermann - "Theme from Taxi Driver" (Taxi Driver Soundtrack) Arista Records
Lacksley Castell - "Leaving" (Morning Glory) 
Shuggie Otis - "Aht Uh Mi Hed" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Pop Records
Amp Fiddler - "This World" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Recloose - "Can't Take It" (Cardiology) Planet E Records
Jimmy Smith - "Slow Down Sagg" (Root Down) Verve Records
Sugarman 3 - "Down to It" (Pure Cane Sugar) Daptone
Tricky - "When We Die" (Ununiform Singles) - new releases!!!
Roger Robinson & Disrupt - "Welcome to Dog City" (Welcome to Dog City) - new release!!!
Lou Bond - "To the Establishment" (Lou Bond) Light in the Attic
Sons and Daughters of Lite - "Let the Sun Shine In" (Suns and Daughters of Lite) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Algiers - "Hymn for a Average Man" (The Underside of Power) Matador Records - new release!!!
Bloodstone - "Natural High" (Natural High) Rhino
Afrosonics - "Oweh" (People Meet Your People) Afrosonics 

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Dread Zone: August 28, 2017


Cymande - "Brothers on the Slide" (The Message) 
Daktaris - "Super Afro-beat" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records
Lucky Brown - "Mesquite Beat" (Mesquite Beat) 
Ted Coleman Band - "Can You Feel It?" (Taking Care of Business) 
Derrick Harriott - "Slave" (Sound & Pressure V. 4) Pressure Sound Records
Mutabaruka - "Set de Prisoners Free" (Word Sound 'Ave Power) 
Sugarman Three - "Solid Funk" (Soul Fire Funk 45 Collection pt. 2) Soul Fire Records
Sugar Minott - "Dancehall Style" (Roots Lover 79-83) Mol Selekta Records
Lacksley Castell - "Speak Softly" (Morning Glory) Negus Roots/Musical Ambassador
Dub Gabriel - "Interstella Dub Dwella" (ADSR Dub) - new release!!!
Root Shock - "Electricity" (Root Shock) self release - new release!!!
Suite Crude - "Intergalactic Research" (Space Age Gutbucket Afrodelic Jazzploitation) Cosmo Elliptic
King Schascha - "Rudeboy Skankin'" (Rudeboy Skankin') - new release!!!
Numonics - "You Lied" (Groove Merchant Turns 20) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Bloodstone - "Who Has the Last Laugh Now?" (Natural High) 
Kool and the Gang - "Little Children" (Open Sesame) 
Rim Arrives - "Funky Drummer" (Rim Arrives) BBE Records
Weldon Irvine - "Morning Sunrise" (Soul Sides v. 1) Zealous Records
John Brown's Body - "Give Yourself Over" (Amplify) Easy Star Records
Betty Davis - "Special People" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic
Kay Gees - "Gotta Keep on Bumpin'" (Deep Beats)
Chick Corea/Return to Forever - "Sofistifunk" (No Mystery) Polydor
Roger Robinson & Disrupt - "Nightshift" (Dog Heart City) - new release!!!


Monday, August 21, 2017

The Dread Zone: August 21, 2017


Antibalas  - "Gold Rush" (Where the Gods are at Peace) Daptone - new release!!!
Soul Syndicate - "Fittest of the Dub Fittest" (Dub Classics) Jamaican Recordings
Dub Gabriel - "Freedom Dub" (ADSR Dub) DAC Records - new release!!!
Garnet Silk - "Evacuate" (Rule Dem) Trojan Records
The Uniques - "Beatitude" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade 
Junior Murvin - "Jamaican Girls" (Muggers in the Street) Greensleeves
Johnny Clarke - "Them Never Love Poor Marcus" (Rockers Time Now) Front Line
Mr. Anonymous - "Bring the Youth" (Mr. Anonymous) Cool and Easy 
SJOB Movement - "Halleleuyah!" (Freedom Train) Culture of Soul Records
Betty Davis - "Come Take Me" (Betty Davis) Light in the Attic Records
Soul Seven - "Southside Funk" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw Records
The Last Poets - "Funk" (Holy Terror) Black Arc/Ryko Records
Suite Crude - "Crude Pursuit" (Space Age Gutbucket Afrodelic Jazzploitation) Cosmo Eliptic
Heliocentrics - "Capital of Alone" (A World of Masks) Soundway - new release!!!
Porter Ricks - "Scuba Rondo" (Anguilla Electrica) Tresor Records - new release!!!
Intrusion - "Little Angel" (The Seduction of Silence) Echospace Records
Cymande - "Rickshaw" (Best of...)  Sequel Records
SunPalace - "Palace Strut" (Rude Movements)
Soulwax - "Tresspassers" (From DeeWee) Play It Again Sam Records - new release!!!
Rim Arrives - "Sunkwa" (Rim Arrives) Rising Times Records
Brass Connection - "Help Yourself" (Golden Classics) EMI
Silvano D'Auria - "Sortilegio" (Sortilegio) 
Kool and the Gang - "99 44/100%" (Kool Funk Essentials) 
Archie Bell and the Drells - "My Baloon's Going Up" (Platinum Collection)
Harvey and the Phenomenals - "Soul and Sunshine" (Alternate History of Popular Music) Numero Group

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Dread Zone: August 14, 2017

Tenastelin - "Burial Tonight/Version" (Basic Replay) Basic Replay Records
Prince Far I - "Equality Version" (Silver & Gold: 1973-79) Blood & Fire Records
Kool - "Big Apple Boogie" (Kool Funk Essentials 70-77) E Music
Rim Arrives - "Brush Means Making Love" (Rim Arrives) BBe Records
Commando Shad - "Love Motion" (Sly and Robbie Present DJ Riot) Taxi Records
Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou - "Se Ba Ho" (Echos Hypnotiques) Analog Africa Records
Roy Porter Sound Machine - "Ohh La La" (The Story of...) Tramp Records
Antibalas - "Goldrush" (The Gods are at Peace) Dap Tone Records - new release!!!
Max Romeo - "Three Blind Mice" (Open the Iron Gate) Blood & Fire Records
Sly & Family Stone - "Skin I'm In" (Fresh) Epic
Khan Jamal Creative Arts Ensemble - "Cosmic Echos" (Dance to the Motherland) Eremite Records
Mutabaruka - "Witeman Country" (Check It!) RAS Records
Linton Kwesi Johnson - "Man Free" (Dread Beat and Blood) Front Line Records
Wrongtom Meets the Ragga Twins - "Hard Dub" (In Dub) - new release!!!
Roger Robinson & Disrupt - "Bun Bun Bun" (Dog Heart City) - new release!!!
Porter Ricks - "Anguilla Electrica" (Anguilla Electrica) Tresor - new release!!!
SJOB Movement - "Let's Do It" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul 
Tee Mac - "Nam Myoho-Renge-Kyo" (Nepa oh Nepa) 
Soulwax - "Tresspassers" (From DeeWee) Play It Again Sam - new release!!!
Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats - "Heavy Heavy Heavy" (Afro-Rock v. 1)
Gregory James - "Happy Baby" (The Real Sound of Chicago) BBE
Fela Kuti - "Ololufe Mi" (Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum Records
Skeem - "Waar Was Jy" (The Winds of Change) AFrican Dream
Algiers - "Walk Like a Panther" (Underside of Power) Matador - new release!!! 

Monday, August 7, 2017

The Dread Zone: August 7, 2017

Winston Edwards & Blackbeard - "Downing Street Rock" (Change the Beat: Celluloid Records Story) Strut Records
Pyro & Crosby - "Styles and Patterns (version)" (The World is My Hood) 
Brigadier Jerry - "Fight for Your Rights" (Rub a Dub Soldiers) 
Betty Davis - "Is It Love Or Desire/Crashin' from Passion" (Is It Love Or Desire) Light in the Attic Records 
Lord Echo - "c90 Eternal" (Harmonies) Sound Way Records - new release!!!
Root Shock - "Electricity" (Root Shock) Self release - new release!!!
Chicco - "Papa Stop the War" (The Winds of Change) African Dream Records
Yabby You - "Feel All Right" (Beware) 
Mighty Diamonds - "Master Plan" (
Blue Rhythm Combo - "Get Down" (West Indies Funk 2) Trans Air Records
Budos Band - "T.I.B.W.F" (S/T) Daptone Records
Timezone - "Wildstyle" (Change the Beat: The Celluloid Story) Strut Records
Soulwax - "Conditions of a Shared Belief" (From DeeWee) Play It Again Sam Records - new release!!!
Kool & the Gang - "Starchild" (Kool Funk Essentials) E Music
Youngblood Brass Band - "E la e" (Pax Volumi) Tru Thought Records
Penguin Feet and the Teardrop Kid - "Everybody Get Ugly" (Hadley Murrell presents Funk You) HDM Records - new release!!!
Zema - "Rock Steady Riddim" (WE Roots) Catch Me Time Records
Creation Rebel/New Age Steppers - "Ethos Design" (Threat to Creation) On U Sound
SJOB Movement - "Friendship Train" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
Skeem - "Waar Was Jy" (The Winds of Change) African Dream
South Suburban Electric Strings - "Sign of the Zodiac" (Eccentric Soul: Nickel & Penny Label) Numero Group
Carl Craig - "At Les" (Versus) Planet E Records - new release!!!