Monday, February 8, 2016

The Dread Zone: February 8, 2016

Earth, Wind & Fire - "Drum Song"/"That's the Way of the World"/"September" (Tribute to Maurice White)
Master Plan, Inc. - "Something to be Done" (Master Plan, Inc.) Jazzman Records
Big Youth - "Marcus Garvey Special" (Dreadlocks Dread) Frontline
Zawose and Brook - "Voices From Home" (Assembly) Real World Records
Skin, Flesh and Bones - "Skin Dub" (Dub In Blood) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Saul Williams - "Down for Some Ignorance" (Martyr Loser King) Fader - new release!!!
Desarie - "Download de Criminal" (Love In Your Meditation) - new release!!!
The Propositions - "Africana" (Funky Disposition) Luv 'N' Haight records
Don Carlos - "Jah Jah Hear My Plea w/ Version" (Deeply Concerned) 
Miles Davis/Bill Laswell - "In a Silent Way" (Panthalassa) 
Boris Gardiner - "Ghetto Funk" (Darker Than Blue) Blood & Fire
Fela Kuti - "Zombie" (Zombie) 
Sugar Minott - "Chant" (Rare Gems) Soul Jazz
Spruddy - "Another Night" (One) - new release!!!
Billy Cobham - "Searching for the Right Door" (Spectrum) 
Jackie Stoudemire - "Guilty" (Don't Stop: RecordingTap) Numero Group
Eugene Blacknell - "Got to Get In a Hurry" (We've Got to Live Together)
DJ Krush - "Yeah" (Strictly Turntablized) 
Eek-a-Mouse - "Too Young To Understand" (Wa Do Dem) Greensleeves
Horace Andy - "Natty Dread a Wuh She Want" (Natty Dread...) Trojan

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Dread Zone: February 1, 2016

Big Youth - "Big Youth Special" (Dreader Than Dread) Frontline
EWF - "Kalimba Story" (Open Our Eyes) Sony
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Satan's Church of Hypnotized Logic" (Combustication e.p.) Blue Note
Willi Williams - "Zion Town" (Messenger Man) Blood and Fire
Scientist & Jammy - "Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker" (Strike Back) Greensleeves
Skin, Flesh and Bone - "Suit Your Dub" (Dub In Blood) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
MoodyMann - "When She (Reprise)" (Black Mahogany 2)
Burning Spear - "Marcus Garvey" (Marcus Garvey) Island
The Tony Williams Lifetime - "Beyond Games" (Emergency) Verve
Michael Prophet - "Youthman" (Gunman) Greensleeves
Antibalas - "N.E.S.T.A." (Afrobeat V. 1)
Bad Brains - "Long Time" (God of Love) Maverick
Derrick Laro and Trinity - "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" (Hustle: Reggae Disco) Soul Jazz
Jungle Fire - "Village Hustle" (Tropicoso) Nacional
Miles Davis - "Calypso Frelimo" (Get Up With It 2)
Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers - "2000 Black Got To Be Free"
Budos Band - "Black Venom" (III) Daptone
Spruddy - "Another Night" (One) - new release!!!
Soulsavers - "The Seventh Proof" (Broken)
Nightmares on Wax - "I Am You (Live in Chicago)" (N.O.W. Is the Time) Warp
Billy Cobham - "Searching for the Right Door" (Spectrum)

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Dread Zone: January 25, 2016

Billy Cobham - "Stratus" (Spectrum)
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Freddie McGregor - "Get Serious" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Gil Scott-Heron - "Me and the Devil" (I'm New Here) XL Records
Dennis Brown - "Emanuel" (Wolf and Leopard) 17 North Parade
Burning Spear - "Walking/Natural" (Spear Burning) Pressure Sounds Records
Father's Children - "Dirt and Grime" (Who's Gonna Save the World) Numero Group
TV on the Radio - "Ambulance" (Desperate Youth) 
Betty Padgett - "My Eyes Adore You" (Betty Padgett) Luv N Haight
Nightmares on Wax - "70s/80s" (Mind Elevation) 
Red Snapper - "Thomas the Fib" (Loopascoopa) Warp Records
Karriem Riggins - "Ding Dong Bells" (Alone Together) Stones Throw
Antibalas - "Big Man" (Who Is This America?) Rope a Dope Records
Myron and E - "If I Gave You My Love" (Broadway) Stones Throw
Boniche Dub - "Mezelt Ma Jetch Dub" (Boniche Dub) A.P.C.
Thievery Corporation - "Beautiful Drug" (Radio Retaliation) ESL
Soul Center - "I Know" (III) NovaMute
Soulsavers - "Will You Miss Me When I Burn" (Broken) Columbia
Lou Bond - "I'm Still In Love With You/Motherless Child" (Lou Bond) Light In the Attic
MoodyMann - "Heaven" (single) 
Kate Tempest - "The Truth" (Everybody Down) 
24 Carat Black - "I Want To Make Up" (Gone: The Promises of Yesterday) Numero Group

Monday, December 28, 2015

Fully Fullwood & Soul Syndicate - "Natty Dread She Want" (singles collection) - new release!!!
Gladiators - "Chatty Chatty Mouth" (Dreadlocks the Time is Now) Caroline
African Head Charge - "One Love" (In Pursuit of Shashamani Land) On U Sound
Desarie - "Download de Criminal" (Love in Your Meditation) - new release!!!
Freddie McGregor - "Big Ship" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Innerzone Orchestra - "At Les" (Programmed) Planet E

Monday, December 21, 2015

The Dread Zone: December 21, 2015

Roots Radics/the Carpenters - "Merry Christmas" (single)
Yellowman - "Wish You a Reggae Christmas" (Trojan Christmas Box Set) Trojan Records
Fela Kuti - "Unnecessary Begging" (Unnecessary Begging) MCA Records

Barrington Levy - "I Saw Mommy Kiss a Dreadlocks" (single)
Morgan Heritage - "Rise and Fall" (Strictly Roots) Morgan Heritage Music
Whitefield Brothers - "Prowlin'" (In the Raw) Soul Fire Records
Peter Broggs - "Jah Jah Voice is Calling" (single)
Geraldo Pino - "Heavy Heavy Heavy" (Afro-Rock v. 1) Evolver Records
Afro Soul-tet - "Afro Revolt" (AFrodesia) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Miles Davis - "It's About That Time/The Theme" (Live at the Fillmore East) Columbia
Bob Marley & the Wailers - "White Christmas" very rare!!!
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Zawose and Brook - "Cry of the Bush Bird" (Assembly) Real World Records
Patko - "Tears" (Maroon) - new release!!!
Antibalas - "The Ratcatcher" (Antibalas) Daptone Records
Lonnie Liston Smith - "I Mani (Faith) (Astral Traveling) RCA
The Tony Williams Lifetime - "Where" (Emergency) Verve Records
Roy Ayers - "The Black Five" (Destination Motherland) Universal
Joe Gibbs - "We Three Kings" (Joe Gibbs All Stars)

Monday, December 14, 2015

The Dread Zone: December 14, 2015

Fela Kuti & Ginger Baker - "Let's Start" (Live!) 
Michael Prophet - "You Are No Good" (Righteous are the Conqueror) Greensleeves
No Maddz - "Shotta" (Sly & Robbie Present...) - new release!!!
Patko - "Tears" (Maroon) - new release!!!
Heliocentrics & Mulatu Astake - "Esketa Dance" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Supa Squad - "Jah Jah Bless Me" (Supa Squad) - new release!!!
Budos Band - "Black Venom" (III) Daptone Records
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Rocket Juice & the Moon - "Rotary Connection" (S/T) 

Monday, December 7, 2015

The Dread Zone: December 7, 2015

Karriem Riggins - "Boy is Doin' It Right" (Alone Together) Stones Throw
Dam-Funk - "DF's Theme" (Toeachizown) Stones Throw
Uptown Funk Empire - "I'm a Manchild" (Soul's Back!) Soulab
Moodymann - "Hold It Down" (Picture This) A/V Presents...
Brain Damage - "Vamp Dem" (Walk the Walk) Jarring Effects Records - new release!!!
King Kong - "Rumble Jumble Life" (Rumble Jumble Life) Massive B Records
Roots Radics - "Tribute to Bingy Bunny Live!" (SNWMF 1997)
African Brothers - "Torturing" (Want Some Freedom) 
Dan Electro - "Down is the Power" (Soul's Back) Soulab
Jungle Fire - "Village Hustle" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Lone - "Fruzki Wolo Eptymistow" (My Definition) 
Medeski Martin & Wood - "Whatever Happened to Gus?" (Combustication e.p.)
Soul Center - "Lopster" (III) Novamute
Patko - 'Kingdom of Ashes" (Maroon) - new release!!!
Poolside - "Just Fall In Love" (Pacific Standard Time) 
Bad Brains - "Natty Dreadlocks Pon the Mountain Top" (Build a Nation) Grand Royal
Michael Prophet - "Youthman" (Gunman) 
Stephen Marley - "The Traffic Jam" (Mind Control - Acoustic) Tuff Gong
Sir Coxsone Sound - "Zion Bound" (King of the Dub Rock 2)
Supa Squad - "Follow Dem" (Supa Squad) - new release!!!
Sounds of Liberation - "New Horizons" (Sounds of Liberation) 
Expanders - "Too Late" (Expanders) Easy Star - new release!!!
TV on the Radio - "Golden Age" (Dear Science) 
Antibalas - "Him Belly No Go Sweet" (Antibalas) Daptone
Allen Hoist - "With Love" (Soul's Back) Soulab