Monday, November 30, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 30, 2015

Antibalas - "Him Belly No Go Sweet" (Antibalas) Daptone Records
Culture - "Tribal War" (One Stone) RAS Records
Scientist - "Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker" (Strike Back) Trojan Records
Zawose and Brook - "Pumpkin Life" (Assembly) Real World Records
Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra - "Dick Tracy" (Tribute to Skatalites) WST Ska - new release!!!
The Expanders - "Uptown Set" (The Expanders) Easy Star Records - new release!!!
Burning Spear - "Spear Burning" (Knotty Vision) Nighthawk Records
DJ Krush - "#8" (Turntablized) Mo Wax
Morgan Heritage - "Light It Up" (Strictly Roots) Morgan Heritage Records
DJ Nu-Mark - "Oya' Indebure" - Single
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) - Nacional Records
Roy Ayers - "No Deposits, No Returns" (Destination Motherland)
Karriem Riggins - "Double Trouble" (Alone Together) Stones Throw
Niyorah - "Calculate" (Rising Sun)
Johnny Osbourne - "In Your Eyes" (Never Stop Fighting)
Shawn Lee - "Celestial Waltz" (Synthesizers in Space) ESL Records
Black Devil - "Timing, Forget the Timing" (Disco Club)
Soul Center - "A Good One" (III)
Kay Gees - "Killowatt" (Deep Beat)
Pagoda Sound System - "Agro Dub Version" (Pagoda Sound System)
Moodymann - "When She Follows" (Black Mahogani 2)

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 23, 2015

Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Antibalas - "N.E.S.T.A." (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune
Zawose & Brook - "Mbeleje" (Assembly) Real World
Scientist & Jammy - "The Death of Mr. Spock" (Scientist & Jammy Strike Back) Trojan Records
Kukumbas - "Respect" (Psych Funk 101) World Psycheldic Funk Classics
Captain Sinbad - "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" (The Seven Voyages...) Greensleeves
Schoolhouse Funk - "Funky Side of Town" (Schoolhouse Funk) Cali-Tex
Nino Nardini - "Fun at Rachel's" (Rotonde Msique) Desco Records
The Gladiators - "Dreadlocks the Time is Now" (Proverbial Reggae) 
Soul Center - "Time" (III) NovaMute
Winston Jarrett - "Rocking Vibration" (Survival is the Game)

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 16

Horace Andy - "This Must Be Hell" (Natty Dread a Weh She Want) Trojan Records
Augustus Pablo - "East of the River Nile" (East of the River Nile) Shanachie Records
Don Carlos - "Cool Johnny Cool" (Deeply Concerned) DC International 
The Congos - "Some a Thief" (Cock Mouth Kill Cock) 
Emmanuel Jal - "No Bling" (Warchild)
Elias Maluleke and Mavambe Girls - "Khombo Ranga" (Next Stop Soweto) Strut Records - new release!!!
Lee Perry - "Big Bird Skank" (Mr. Perry, I Presume) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Lloyd Chambers - "Darker Than Blue" (Darker Thank Blue) Blood & Fire Records
Antibalas - "Payback Africa" (Who Is This America?) Rope A Dope
Panoptica and Calexico - "Esa Banda en Dub" (Nortec Collective: Tijuana Sessions 3) Naccional Records
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Spy Kiss (remix)" (Bubblehouse Remix e.p.) 
Dub Syndicate - "One In a Billion" (Acres of Space) 
Master Plan, Inc. - "Something to be Done" (
King Mas - "As I Rise" (Ganja Morning Riddim) - new release
Jah Mason - "My Princess Gone" (Princess Gone: The Saga Bed) VP
Bob Marley & the Wailers - "Sugar Sugar" (single)
Midnight Funk Association - "Code" (Headz vol. 2a) Mo Wax
Soul Center - "How Far Do You Wanna Go?" (III) NovaMute
Bob Marley & the Wailers - "Rise Dis Ya Dub (12 inch mix)" 
Roy Ayers - "We Live In Brooklyn, Baby" (Destination Motherland) 
The Itals - "Run Baldhead Run" (Brutal Out Deh) Heartbeat Records
Antibalas - "Battle of the Species" (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Dread Zone: November 2, 2015

Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti Records
Betty Padgett - "Sugar Daddy (Part 1)" (Betty Padgett) Luv 'N' Haight
Big Youth - "Waterhouse Rock" (Dub Selector 2) Quango Records
Burning Spear - "Hallelujah (extended mix)" (Calling Rastafari) Island
African Head Charge - "One Destination/No Don't Follow Fashion" (In Pursuit of Shashamane Land) On U Sound
Bad Brains - "Leaving Babylon" (Bad Brains) ROIR 
Ikebe Shakedown - "Don't Contradict" (Ikebe Shakedown) Ubiquity
Michael Prophet - "The Poor Can't Take No More" (Prophecy) 
Tabby Cat Kelly - "Don't Call Us Immigrants" (Don't Call Us Immigrants) 
Mind & Matter - "The Wonder of It All" (1514 Oliver Avenue) Numero Group
Black Violin - "Walk On By" (Stereotypes) Universal - new release!!!
Jah Cure - "Life We Live" (The Cure) VP Records - new release!!!
Chuck Foster - "House of Dub" (Righteous Dub) Catch Me Time Records - new release
Mikey Dread - "Roots and Culture" (Best Sellers) Heartbeat Records
Karl Hector & the Malcouns - "Sahara Swing" (Sahara Swing) 
Gil-Scott Heron - "Me and the Devil" (I'm New Here) XL Recordings
Miles Davis - "Black Satin" (On the Corner) Columbia
Gregory Isaacs - "Cool Down the Pace (Extended)" (Night Nurse)
Basic Channel - "BC11/BC1" (Basic Channel)  
Pole - "Arena" (45/45)
Freddie McGregor - "Peaceful Man" (Big Ship) Greensleeves
Dub Terror - "Push the Tempest By" (Dub Terror) 
Groovy - "Inventing Zeros" (Groovy) Extreme
Roy Ayers - "Life is Just a Moment (Part 2)" (Destination Motherland) Universal