Monday, May 2, 2016

The Dread Zone: May 2, 2016

Coco Tea - "Too Much" (20 Tracks of...) Dynamic Sounds
AIFF - "Don't Stop" (Afro Soul System) Unique Records
Bostich - "Tijuana Bass" (Nortec Collective Tijuana Sessions 3) Nacional Records
Gregory Isaacs - "Since the Other Day" (Lonely Lover)
Amnesty - "Free Your Mind" (Free Your Mind) Now Again Records
King Tubby and Soul Syndicate - "Great Stone" (Freedom Sounds in Dub) Blood and Fire
Lou Bond - "Lucky Me" (Lou Bond) Light in the Attic Records
Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins - "7 Inch" (Fascinating Fingers) Ubiquity
Innerzone Orchestra - "That's What Makes the World Go Round" (Programmed) Planet E
Moodymann - "Rectify" (Black Mahogani 2) KDJ Records
African Stone - "Run Rasta Run" (Don't Call Us Immigrants) 
The Propositions - "Groovin' for the Groove" (Funky Disposition) Luv 'N' Haight
Father's Children - "Kohoutec" (Who's Gonna Save the World) Numero Group
Saul Williams - "Triumph" (Volcanic Sunlight) Columbia
Roots Zombie - "Locomotive" (Unknown Station) - new release!!!
Dub Spencer & Trance Hill - "Hangover In Dub" (Physical Echoes) - new release!!!
Soulsavers - "Blackout" (Tough Guys Don't Dance) San Quentin Recordings
Augustus Pablo - "Credential Instrumental" (Message Music) 
Don Carlos - "Spread Out" (Raving Tonight) 
Love Trio in Dub - "Lover's Rock" (Love Trio In Dub)
DJ Vadim feat. Max Romeo - "Judgment" (Dubcatcher v. 2) - new release!!!
Rhythm & Sound - "Love and Praises/Mash Down Babylon" (See Mi Yah/With Artists) BCP

Monday, April 18, 2016

The Dread Zone: April 18, 2016

AIFF - "Don't Stop" (Afro Soul System) Unique Records
Roosterz - "The Rooster" (Get On Board) House of Productions - new release!!!
Linval Thompson - "Cool Down Your Temper" (Ride on Dreadlocks) Blood and Fire
Stick Figure - "Mind Block" (Set in Stone) Stick Figure Music - new release!!!
Gregory Isaacs - "One One Cocoa" (Big Youth: Screaming Target) Trojan Records
Matty G - "War" (single)
Masters of Groove - "The Masters of Groove Beat" (Meet DJ-9) Jazzteria
Back to Base - "track 1" (Dub Absolute)
24 Carat Black - "I'll Never Let You Go" (Gone: the Promise of Yesterday) Numero Group
Method of Defiance - "Elijah's Lament" (Jahbulon) MOD Productions
Deliverance Echoes - "Heaven" (A History of Popular Music) Numero Group
Mighty Threes - "Don't Say You Don't Love Version" (Africa Shall Stretch Forth...)
2562 - "Morvern" (Aerial)
Dam-Funk - "Toeachizown" (Toeachizown) Stones Throw
Lou Bond - "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" (Lou Bond) Light in the Attic
Jimi Tenor - "Moonfolks" (Utopian Dream) 
Cornell Campbell - ' 
Differenz - "Jazz Workshop" (Trip Hop for Jazz Junkies) Shadow Records
Radikal Guru - "No Good" (single)
Burning Spear - "Free Black People" (Spear Burning) 
Billy Cobham - "Spanish Moss 4" (Crosswinds) 
Manessah - "Lik a Nyabinghi" (Step Like Pepper) 
Big Youth - "Screaming Target" (Screaming Target)
Hugh Mundell - "Jacqueline" (Hugh Mundell) 
Gil Scott-Heron - "Your Soul and Mine" (I'm New Here) 

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Dread Zone: April 11, 2016

Mahavishnu Orchestra - "Miles Beyond" (Birds of Fire) 
Isaac Aesili - "Stranjah" (Soulab's New Digi-singles Collection) Soulab
Afro Soul-Tet - "Drumbouie" (Afrodesia) Luv 'N' Haight
The Mighty Imperials - "Duck Hunt" (Thunder Chicken) Daptone
Bushman - "Downtown" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Dr. Israel - "Downpressorman" (Another Day In Babylon) 
Garnet Silk - "Mystic Chant" (Reggae Anthology) Trojan Records
Mike James Kirkland - "The Prophet" (Hang On In There) Luv 'N' Haight
Zonal - "Trench Town" (Quartermass Project) Avalanche Records
Wendy Rene - "Reap What You Sow" (After Laughter Comes Tears) Light in the Attic
Alborosie - "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" (Singles) 
24 Carat Black - "The Best of a Good Love Gone" (Gone: The Promise of Yesterday) Numero
MoodyMann- "Pray 4 Love" (Scion Presents)
Skin, Flesh & Bone - "Dub In Blood" (Dub In Blood) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Method of Defiance - "Do Or Die" (Jahbulon) MOD Productions
Protoje - "Criminal" (Ancient Future) - new release!!!
Rhythm & Sound - "See Mi Yah" (See Mi Yah)
Morgan Heritage - "Light It Up" (Strictly Roots) 
Spearhead - "Rebel Music" (Chocolate Supahighway)
Mighty Diamonds - "Pass the Kouchie" (Kouchie Vibes)
Tiken Jah Fakoly - "One Step Forward" (single)
Antibalas - "Talkatif" (Talkatif) 
Heliocentrics and Mulatu Astake - "Anglo Ethio Suite/Addis Black Widow" (Information Inspiration) Strut

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Dread Zone: April 4, 2016

24 Carat Black - "I Begin to Weep" (Gone: The Promise of Yesterday) Numero Group
Lou Bond - "Why Must Our Eyes Always Be Turned Backwards" (Lou Bond) Light in the Attic
Black Zenith - "Shango Oba Onina" (Nigeria Special: Volume 2) Sound Way
Sugarman Three - "Funky So-And-So" (Pure Cane Sugar) Daptone Records
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars - "Gbrr Mani (Trouble)" (Rise and Shine) Cumbancha Records
Tony Rebel - "Mandela's Story" (Collectors Series 2) Penthouse Records
T.L. Barrett - "Like a Ship" (A History of Popular Music) Numero Group
Soul Center - "26 Chicky Boom" (III) NovaMute
Stick Figure - "Shadow" (Set In Stone) Stick Figure Music - new release!!!
Miles Davis - "Filles De Kilimanjaro" (Filles De Kilimanjaro) Columbia
Gramps Morgan - "Part Time Soldier" (King's Army Resurrection) Ever Easy Music - new release!!!
Butch Cassidy Sound System - "The Putney" (Babylon Central) ESL Records
Herbie Hancock - "Cantaloupe Island" (Secrets)
Maximum Balloon - "Groove Me" (Maximum Balloon) 
AIFF - "Circles/Afro Riddim" (Afro Soul System) Unique Records
Antibalas - "Talkatiff' (Talkatiff) Ninja Tune
Ginger Baker & Tony Allen - "Drum Solo" (Fela Kuti w/ Ginger Baker) 
Arnie Love & the Lovettes - "Invisible Wind" (Don't Stop: Recording Tap) Numero Group
The Clonious - "Lovelights" (Between the Dots) Ubiquity
Brooklyn Funk Essentials - "Unique" (Funk Ain't Ova) Black Plastic Magick - new release!!!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Dread Zone: March 28, 2016

Herbie Hancock - "Doin' It" (Secrets)
Linval Thompson - "12 Tribes of Israel" (Ride on Dreadlocks) Blood & Fire
U-Roy - "Evil Doers" (Rasta Ambassador) Frontline
Peter Tosh - "Nobody's Business" (Singles Collection)
Michael Prophet - "Hurt No One Da Real" (Consciousness) 
Horace Andy - "Pressure" (Everyday People) 
Bad Brains - "Jah Calling" (Attitude) ROIR 
Rob Smith - "Lovage" (Lovage 12 inch)
Barrington Levy - "Cool and Loving" (Here I Come) Greensleeves
Stick Figure - "Choice Is Yours" (Set In Stone) Stick Figure - new release!!!
Dr. Lonnie Smith - "Afrodesia" (Evolution) Blue Note - new release!!!
Roy Ayers - "We Live In Brooklyn, Baby" (Destination Motherland)
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Lou Bond - "To the Establishment" (Lou Bond) Light in the Attic
Brooklyn Funk Essentials - "Blast It" (Funk Ain't Ova) Black Plastic Magic - new release!!!
Miles Davis - "Bitches Brew Live" (Live at the Filmore) 
Antibalas - "Beaten Metal" (Security) Anti
The Meters - "Sophisticated Sissy" (Best of...) Rhino Records
Chuck Foster - "Poverty" (Looks Like Trouble) Catch Me Time Records - new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Liberation Front" (Richest Man in Babylon) ESL Records


Monday, March 21, 2016

The Dread Zone: March 21,2016

John Holt - "Happy Go Lucky Girl" (I Can't Get You Off My Mind) Heartbeat
The Aggrovators - "I'm Still In Love With You" (Dubbing Studio One Style) Studio One
Saul Williams - "Girls on Saturn" (Volcanic Sunlight) Sony
Damien Marley - "All Night" (Welcome to Jamrock) 
Tony Rebel - "Good People" (Collectors Series 2) Penthouse Records
Jimi Tenor - "Never Say It Out Loud" (Intervision) Warp Records
Dub Gabriel ft. U-Roy - "Liv N Luv" (Liv N Luv)
Roy Ayers - "Running Away" (Destination Motherland) Universal
Brooklyn Funk Essentials - "Set It Off" (Funk Ain't Ova) Black Plastic Magick - new release!!!
Carrie Riley and the Fascinations - "Super Cool" (Florida Funk) Now Again
DJ Krush - "#5 &#6" (Strictly Turntablized) Mo Wax!
Gregory Isaacs - "Thief a Man" (Private Collection)
Miles Davis - "Go Ahead John (excerpt)" (Big Fun)
Reggae Bubblers - "Oh Yabba Yabba" (Oh Yabba Yabba) - new release!!!
Chuck Foster - "Tribute to Alton Ellis" (Looks Like Trouble) Catch Me Time Records - new release!!!
Peter Tosh - "Why Must I Cry" (Legalize It) Columbia
Antibalas - "Big Man" (Who Is This America?) Rope a Dope
Tony Williams Lifetime - "Sangria for Three" (Emergency) Verve
Basic Channel - "#5" (Basic Channel) BCP
Nightmares on Wax - "Set Me Free (Piano Dub)" (N.O.W. Is the Time) Warp
Mr. Anonymous - "Swing" (Mr. Anonymous) 
Third World - "1865 (96 Degrees in the Shade)" (96 Degrees)



Monday, March 14, 2016

Dread Zone: March 14, 2016

Soulsavers - "Blackout" (Tough Guys Don't Dance) San Quentin Recordings
DJ Spooky - Terradub Invasion" (Songs of a Dead Dreamer) Asphodel
Saul Williams - "Dance" (Volcanic Sunlight) Columbia
Inner Circle - "Forward Jah Jah Children" (Best of...)
Boniche Dub - "Mezelt Ma Jetch Dub" (Boniche Dub) APC Records
Freddie McKay - "Hey Stranger" (Tribal Inna Yard)
Eric Donaldson - "The Way You Do the Things You Do" (Best of...)
Gappy Ranks - "Put the Stereo On" (Put the Stereo On)
Personal Space - "1" (Electronic Soul) Numero Group
Sugar Minott - "The More We Are Together" (Rare Gems)
Kay Gees - "Get On Down" (Deep Beat)
Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti
Horace Andy - "Wicked Babylon Must Go Down" (Broken Beats)
Junior Murvin - "Nuclear Boom" (Apartheid) Greensleeves
The Disco Four "Do It Do It" (Stereo MC)
Brooklyn Funk Essentials "Hold It Down" (Funk Ain't Ova)  
Nightmares On Wax "70s/80s" (Mind Elevation)
Emmanuel Jal - "No Bling" (War Child)
Martin Campbell- "Can Better Really Come" (Can Better Really Come)
Thievery Corporation- "Amerimacka" (Cosmic Game)
Alice Coltrane - "Something About John Coltrane" (Journey in Satchinandada)