Monday, December 26, 2016

The Dread Zone: December 26, 2016

Dobby Dobson - "Careless Whisper"/George Michael cover (single) 
African Roots - "Revelation in Dub" (African Roots - Act 2) Wackies Records
New Town Sound Ltd. - "I and I are the Chosen One" (Trojan Roots Box Set 1) Trojan Records
Dennis Brown - "Cassandra (live)" (Open the Gate: Greatest Hits v. 2) Heartbeat Records
Lloyd Parks - "Strike Master" (Time a Go Dread) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Clint Eastwood and General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
Steady 45s - "Paranoia" (single) - request!!!
Frightnrs - "All My Tears" (Nothing More to Say) Daptone - new release!!!
Bernie Worell - "At Mos' Pheres/Real Life Dreams" (Funk of Ages) GramaVision
Lafayette Afro-Rock Band - "Malik" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Prince Buster - "Judge Dread" (Greatest Hits)
Pablo Gad - "What Makes a Natty Dread Cry" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds 
Mandrill - "Don't Mess With People" (Composite Truth) 
Kunde - "Funky Beat" (single)
Little Murray and the Mantics - "Don't Leave Me Mama" (Home Schooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Revolutionaries - "MPLA" (The Revolutionaries) Channel One
BT Express - "You Got It - I Want It" (Nonstop) Road Show Records
Betty Davis - "F.U.N.K." (
Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five - "She's Fresh" (The Message) Sanctuary
Dam-Funk - "Gold" (Rhythm Tracks v. 4) Stones Throw
Tony Cook - "Video Rock" (Back to Reality) Stones Throw
Brothers Johnson - "The Devil" (Look Out For #1) 
Donnell Pitman - "Burning Up" (Ultra High Frequencies: Chicago House Party) Numero Group
Augustus Pablo - "Isn't It Time Dub" (Eastman Dub) Greensleeves 
Love, Tenderness, Devotion - "Jam" (Togetherness)
Fat Freddy's Drop - "Bohannon" (Blackbird) 
Bohannon - "A Happy Song for You Pt. 1" (Alive) 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Pablo Gad - "What Makes A Natty Dread Cry" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds
Boris Gardiner - " Home Again" (Every N****r is a Star) Jazzman Records
Sound Defects - "Dreaming About Dreams" (The Iron Horse) Tone Def Systems
Mike James Kirkland - "Blota Blota" (What Have We Done) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Eric Donaldson - "Land of My Birth" (The Very Best of...)
Sugar Minott - "Good Thing Going" (Wicked a Go Feel It)
Tony Williams Lifetime - "Vashkar" (Emergency) Verve
Yabby You - "Selassie I Version" (Beware Dub) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
Fela Kuti - "Black Man's Cry" (With Ginger Baker - Live!)
Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band - "Jungle Fever" (Chackachas cover) (55) Crown Records - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Hypocrite" (Talkatif) Ninja Tune
Resonators - "All the Paths" (Imaginary People) - new release!!!
Friends of Distinction - "New Mother Nature" (Whatever)
Sun Palace - "Palace Strut" (Raw Movement/Rude Movement) - new release!!!
Close Encounter - "Let Yourself Go" (Ultra High Frequencies: Chicago House Party) Numero Group
Dreadsquad & Blackout - "In My Head pt. 2" (World Destruction) - new release!!!
Midnight Star - "Body Snatchers" (Planetary Invasion)
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - "Scorpio" (The Message) Sanctuary
Freddy James - "Dance Little Boy Blue" (Get Up and Boogie) 
Wayne Smith - "Under Me Sleng Teng" (Under Me Sleng Teng) Greensleeves
Glass Animals - "Life Itself" (How to Be a Human Being) Wolf Tone