Monday, May 29, 2017

The Dread Zone - May 29, 2017

Thievery Corporation - "Let the Chalice Blaze" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records
Brass Connection - "The Right Place" (Golden Classics)
Sugar Minott - "Wicked a go Feel It" (Wicked a go Feel It)
Don Carlos  "You are My Sunshine" (Just a Passing Glance)
Richie Spice - "Black Like Tar" (Spice in Your Life)
Revolutionaries - "Earthquake"/"Why War?" (Revolutionaries)
Myron & E - "Back and Forth" (Broadway) Stones Throw Records
The Dynamics - "Too Proud to Change" (First Landing)
Augustus Clarke - "Big or Small" (Black Foundation Dub)

Linval Thompson - "Dreader Than Dread" (Rockers from Channel One) Trojan
Jungle Fire - "Snake Pit" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Mombosa - "African Hustle" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Fatback - "Get Out on the Dancefloor" (Fired Up 'N' Kickin')
Dobby Dobson - "I'm a Loving Pauper" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
Yesking - "Just Like Me" (Re-record, Not Fade Away)
DJ Carnol/Depeche Mode - "Enjoy the Silence - Reggae Mix" (single)
The Orb - "Ripple" (Okie Dokie) Kompakt
Rhythm Machine - "You've Got Action" (Rhythm Machine) Now Again!
Earth Beat Movement - "Heal Your Heart (feat Jahcoustix)" (70 BPM)
Sideshow - "Bottletop Dub" (Admit One)
Hollie Cook - "Superstar" (single) - new release!!!
Carl Craig - "Barceloneta Trist" (Versus)
Carl Craig - "Desire" (Versus)
Inner Zone Orchaestra - "Blakula" (Programmed)
Nightmares on Wax - "195lb" (Thought So)

Monday, May 22, 2017

Creations Unlimited - "Crystal Illusion" (An Alternate History) Numero Group
Soul Center - "I Know" (III) NovaMute
Willi Williams - "Valley of Josephat" (Messenger Man) Blood & Fire
Myron & E - "On Broadway" (On Broadway) Stones Throw
Gregory Isaacs - "Hot Stepper" (Night Nurse)
Mungo's Hi-Fi - "Boomsound"
Horace Andy - "Let's Live in Love" (Dancehall Style) Wackies
Five Alarm Funk - "Sweat" (Sweat)
Jimmy Smith - "After Hours" (Root Down)
Maze - "Color Blind" (Maze)
Love Trio
Flying Lotus & Thundercat
Eric Donaldson
DMX Krew
Donnell Pitman -"Burning Up"
Here Lies Man - "So Far Away"
Brass Connection - "Ha Cha Cha" (Golden Classics)
United Soul Association - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds)
Richie Spice - "Youth Dem Cold"
Sir Coxsone Sound - "Black Wars Reggae"
Cameo - "We're Goin' Out Tonight" (Cameosis)


Monday, May 15, 2017

The Clarendonians - "Lonely Hearthaches" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
Amp Fiddler w/ Sly & Robbie - "Vibrationship" (Inspiration Information) Strut
Afterthematics - "Cut Virus" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa
Orkestra Nervosa - "#2" (Volume 1)
Dub Thompson - "Clocks" (9 Songs)
Peter Broggs - "Don't Let the Children Cry" (RAS Portraits) RAS
Chatanjit Singh - "#1" (Ten Raggas to a Disco Beat)
Johnny Osbourne - "He Can Turn the Tide" (Fally Lover) Greensleeves
Master Plan, Inc. - "Bag Up" (Master Plan, Inc.) Jazzman Records
Tanika Charles - "Money" (Soul Run) - new release!!!
Freddie McGreggor - "Big Ship" (Big Ship)
Five Alarm Funk - "Sweat" (Sweat) Factor - new release!!!
Soul Syndicate - "A Dub Classic" (Dub Classics) Jamaican Recordings
Brass Connection - "Walkin' the Line" (Golden Classics)
Con Funk Shun - "Ms. Got-the-Body" (Best of...)
Universal Togetherness Band - "Real Thrill" (Universal Togetherness Band) Numero Group
Lee Scratch Perry - "Jah Jah ah Nasty Dread" (Return of the Super Ape)
William Onyeabor - "Something You Will Never Forget" (Who is William Onyeabor?) Lukapop
Gil Scott-Heron - "Winter In America" (Winter In America)
Antibalas - "Big Man" (Who is this America?) Rope-a-Dope Records
Rim Arrives - "Funky Drummer" (Rim Arrives)

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Dread Zone: May 8, 2017

Mighty Diamonds - "Master Plan" (Deeper Roots)
Ranking Joe - "Rent Man Style:" (Zion High) Blood & Fire
Jimmy Smith - "Root Down" (Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!) Verve Records
Lee Scratch Perry - "Tell Me Something Good" (Return of the Super Ape) Goldenlane
B.T. Express - "Happiness" (Non-Stop)
Newcleus - "No More Runnin'" (Jam on Revenge) Jam On
Unified Highway - "Stand Proud" (Unified Highway)
Five Alarm Funk - "Power of Funk" (Sweat) Factor - new release!!!
Breakaway - "Breakaway" (Breakaway)
Richie Spice - "Brown Skin" (In the Streets to Africa)
Betty Davis - "70's Blues" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic
Rim Arrives - "International Funk" (Rim Arrives) BBE Records
Fela Kuti - "Let's Start" (with Ginger Baker Live!)  MCA
Morgan Heritage - "We Are" (Avrakedabra) - new release!!!
Ken Parker - "A Change is Gonna Come" (First Class Rock Steady)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Hopeton Lewis - "Sounds and Pressure" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
Groovy - "Through the Cracks" (Groovy) Extreme Records
Unified Highway - "We Can't Fall" (Unified Highway)
Alborosie - "Everything" (Freedom & Fyah) - new release!!!
Papa Tullo - "Opportunity" (Tullo at Home)
Propositions - "Groovin' for the Groove" (Funky Disposition)
Vertical Lines - "Theme from Beach Boy" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks)
Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti
Triads - "If You're Looking for Love" (Home Schooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Thievery Corporation - "Letter to the Editor" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records
Sticky Joe - "Giddy Up" (
Ethiopians and Gladiators - "Dread Prophecy" (Dread Prophecy)
Earth Beat Movement - "You've Got the Fire" (70BPM)
Wailing Souls - "We've Got to Be Together" (Wild Suspense)
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different)
Triston Palma - "Joker Smoker" (Joker Smoker)
Skin Flesh & Bones - "Bamme fe Fish" (single)
Magnum Force - "Girl You're Too Cool" (Ultra High Frequencies) Numero Group

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Dread Zone: April 24, 2017

Cilantro Boombox - "Stop Pretending" (Shine) new release!!!
Antibalas - "3" (
Here Lies Man - "Closer to Nothing Live @ KUCI" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
Stranger Cole & Gladys - "Seeing is Knowing" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
Brasstronaut - "Tricky" (Brasstronaut) Hydridity Records - new release!!!
Dub Syndicate - "Dub Is All I Got" (Hard Food)
Richie Spice - "Get Up" (In the Streets to Africa) VP
Afterthematics - "Dark Black" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa
Wicked Dub Division - "Freedom" (Red) - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Everything" (Freedom & Fyah) - new release!!!
Apple and the Three Oranges - "My Baby" (Free and Easy) Now Again!
Daktaris - "Musicawi Silt 1 and 2" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records 
Here Lies Man - "You Ain't Going Nowhere Live @ KUCI" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
The Dynamics - "Dum De Dum" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Patrizia and Jimmy - "Trust Your Child" (Home Schooled: ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Betty Davis - "Game Is My Middle Name" (Betty Davis) Light In the Attic Records
Slave - "Baby Sinister" (The Hardness of the World) 
Fela Kuti - "Mr. Grammmar" (Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum
Sneaks - "Look Like That" (It's a Myth) Merge Records - new release!!!
Don Carlos - "Lazer Beam" (Lazer Beam)
Bohannon - "Take the Country to New York City" (Alive)
Carmen Amez - "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again" (Real Sound of Chicago) 
George Frisina - "Olympia Pt. 2" (Blue Latin) new release!!!


Monday, April 10, 2017

The Dread Zone: April 10, 2011

Amp Fiddler & Sly and Robbie - "U" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Sub Dub - "Photon Torpedo" (Dancehall Malfunction) Asphodel
Mr. Anonymous - "Bring the Youth" (Mr. Anonymous) Cool and Easy Publishing
Sofa Surfers - "Can I Get a Witness" (See the Light) ESL Records
El Michaels Affairs - "Behind the Blue Curtains" (Sounding Out the City) Truth and Soul
Maka B - "All About the Youths" (By Royal Command) Ariwa
Brasstronaut - "Paris" (Brasstronaut) Hybridity - new release!!!
Jah Wobble - "Trance" ( Beach Fervour Space) 30 Herz Records
Ollie and Jerry - "When I C U" (Breakin' 2 Soundtrack) 
Unified Highway - "We Can't Fall" (Unified Highway) - digital new release!!!
Fatback - "I Like Girls" (Fired Up Rockin')
Newcleus - "Jam On It" (Jam On Revenge) Jam On
Mexican Dubwiser - "Celebrate" ft. Rocky Dawani (Electric City) 
Breakaway - "Back 'N' Forth" (Straight to the Top) 
Brooklyn Jungle Soundsystem w/ Dr. Israel - "Liberation Through Repetition" (Next Step) Baraka Foundation
Slave - "Baby Sinister" (The Hardness of the World) 
Cameo - "We're Going Out Tonight" (Cameosis) 
Wicked Dub Division - "Red" (Red) - digital new release!!!
Antibalas - "Him Belly No Go Sweet" (Antibalas) Daptone
Here Lies Man - "So Far Away" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
Mungo's Hi Fi - "Raggamuffin" (No Wata Down Ting) 
Afterthematics - "Lo-Tek/Phase Draft" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa

Monday, April 3, 2017

The Dread Zone: April 3, 2017

Barrington Levy - "Great Survivors." (single) - new release!!!
Wayne Wade - "Poor and Humble" (Biggest Dancehall Anthems 79-82) Greensleeves
Augustus Pablo - "Original Scientist" (Eastman Dub) Greensleeves
Ring Craft Posse - "Waterford" (St. Catherine in Dub) Mol Selekta
Unified Highway - "We Can't Fall" (Unified Highway) new release!!!
Afro Influenced Funk Foundation - "Dare" (Afro Soul System) Unique Records
Fela Kuti - "Everything Scatter" (Everything Scatter) MCA Records
Dynamics - "What Would I Do?" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Father's Children - "I Really Really Love You" (Red, Black, and Green) Numero Group
The Sounds of Black - "The Sounds of Black" (Black and Proud v. 2) Trikont
Mike James Kirkland - "the Prophet" (Hang on In There) Luv 'N' Haight
Moon B - "Oof" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7
Dana Gonzales - "It's Too Late" (Time to Chill v. 1) self release - new release!!!
Here Lies Man - "Eyes of the Law" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
DMX Krew - "Cold Rockin' (Fast)" (Cold Rockin' with the Krew) Octopus Records
Newcleus - "Jam on Revenge/Jam On It" (Jam on Revenge) Jam On
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious 5 - "Scorpio" (The Message) Universal
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light In the Attic
Wicked Dub Division - "In the Jungle" (Red) - new release!!!
Flyjack - "The Worm" (New Day) Bean Pie Records - new release!!!
Dana Gonzales - "Misirlou" (Time to Chill v. 1) self release - new release!!!
Hector Plimmer - "Bulb" (Sunshine) - digital new release!!!
Gerardo Frisina  - "Mulata" (Blue Latin) - digital new release!!!
Soul Center - "Time" (Soul Center III) NovaMute
Brian Jonestown Massacre - "Geldenes Herz Menz" (Don't Get Lost) A Records - new release!!!
Wailing Souls - "Kingdom Rise, Kingdom Fall" (Firehouse Rock) Greensleeves

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Dread Zone: March 27, 2017

Triston Palma - "Two Timer" (Joker Smoker) Abraham Records
Ashes - "Devozione" (Corpus) Compagnia Nuove Indye
Hector Plimmer - "Let's Stay" (Sunshine) digital new release!!!
Stanger Cole and Gladdy - "Seeing is Knowing" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
Bug v. Earth - "Don't Walk These Streets" (single) digital new release!!!
Wicked Dub Division - "Roots and Wings" (Red) digital new release!!!
DJ Spooky - "Journey" (Valis 1) Subharmonic Records
Peter Broggs - "Jah Jah Voice Is Calling" (RAS Portraits) RAS
Archie Bell and the Drells - "When You Left, Heartache Began" (Platinum Collection) Rhino
The Montiques - "Fool and I" (Ebony Rhythm Band: Soul Heart Transplant) Now Again!
Here Lies Man - "Here Lies Man" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
Gerardo Frisina - "Naquela Base" (Blue Latin) digital new release!!!
Trinity - "Fire Down a Town" (Shanty Town Determination) Blood & Fire
Thievery Corporation - "Fight to Survive" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5 - "She's Fresh" (The Message)  Universal
Roy Porter Sound Machine - "Ohh La La" (Story of...) Tramp Records
Magnum Force - "Girl You're Too Cool" (Ultra High Frequencies) Numero Group
Unified Highway - "Stand Proud" (Unified Highway) digital new release!!!
Augustus Pablo and the Rockers International Band - "Big Yard Connection" (Eastman Dub) Greensleeves
Fela Kuti - "Ololufe Mi/Trouble Sleep" (The Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum Records
Martin Dumas, Jr. - "Attitude, Belief and Determination" (The Real Sound of Chicago) 
Benjamin Ball - "Flashaflashlight" (Boogie Breakdown) 
Clint Eastwood & General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
The Dynamics - "Ain't No Love At All" (The Landing) Hacktone Records

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Dread Zone: March 20, 2017


The Fire This Time - "Prayer to Jah" (Dancing on John Wayne's Head) Extreme Records
Antibalas - "I.C.E." (Security) Anti Records
Lettuce - "Ransome" (Mt. Crushmore) Lettuce Records - new release!!!
Fela Kuti - "Trouble Sleep"(Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum Records
Trinity - "Samson the Strongest Man" (Shanty Town Determination) Blood & Fire
Thievery Corporation - "Road Block" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Dub Specialist - "Green Light" (17 Dub Shots) Heartbeat Records
Hopetown Lewis - "Take It Easy" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
The Dynamics - "Ain't No Love at All" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Betty Davis - "It's So Good" (Is It Love or Desire) Light in the Attic Records
Unified Highway - "My Only" (Unified Highway) - new release!!!
Garbriel Garzon Montano - "Sour Mango" (Jardin) Stones Throw - new release!!!
Coldcut v. On-U Sound - "Divide and Rule" (Outside the Echo Chamber) - new release!!!
Wicked Dub Division - "Beating Heart" (Red) - new release!!!
RSD - "Jah Way" (Good Energy) Punch Drunk Records
Dana Gonzales - "Theme from the Godfather" (Time to Chill v. 1) - new release!!!
Here Lies Man - "Here Lies Man" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records - new release!!!
Propositions - "You've Been Chose" (Funky Disposition) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Cold T - "Funky Preacher" (Real Sound of Chicago) 
BT Express - "Discotizer" (Non-Stop)
Ernie and the Top Notes - "Dap Walk" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw
Mo Boma - "Jijimuge Two" (Assemblage v. 1) Extreme Records
Brian Jonestown Massacre - "Fact 67" (Don't Get Lost) A Records - new release!!!
Intrusion - "7" (Seduction of Silence) Echospace


Monday, March 13, 2017

The Dread Zone: March 13, 2017

Prince Far I - "The Visitor" (Cry Tuff Dub Encounter 1 & 2) 
Revolutionary Dub Warriors - "Mystic" (Reaction Dub pt. 1) On U Sound
Dawn & Christine - "Holy Mt. Zion" (Rockers from Channel 1) Trojan
Unified Highway - "Unified/Rainy Day in Autumn" (Unified Highway) - new release!!!
Wicked Dub Division - "Freedom" (Red) - new release!!!
Love Joys - "All I Can Say" (Reggae Vibes) Wackies
Ridgway - "Brighter Days" (Brighter Days) - new release!!!
Brian Jonestown Massacre - "Fact 67" (Don't Get Lost) A Recordings - new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Babylon Falling" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records  - new release
Corporal Blossom - "Prime Order" (Valis1: Destruction of Syntax) Subharmonic
James Brown/Clyde Stubblefied - "Funky Drummer bonus beats" (In the Jungle Groove) Polydor
Afterthematics - "Cut Virus" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa
Archie Bell and the Drells - "A World Without Music" (Platinum Collection)
Fela Kuti - "Mr. Grammar...." (The Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum
Paragons - "Left w/ a Broken Heart" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
Carleen and the Groovers - "Can We Rap" (Funky 16 Corners) 
Lettuce - "Mt. Crushmore" (Mt. Crushmore) - new release!!!
Sun Palace - "Rude Movements" (
T Connection - "Groove to Get Down" (On Fire)
Max Traxx - "Don't Touch It" (Real Sound of Chicago) 
Don Carlos - "Lazer Beam" (Lazer Beam)

Monday, March 6, 2017

Ras Michael - "Truth and Rights" (Rastafari Dub) ROIR Records
Jimmy Smith - "After Hours" (Root Down) Verve Records
Ian J. Cook - "White Man's Dub" (Orkestra Nervosa)
Intrusion - "6" (Seduction of Silence) Echospace
Dub Specialist - "Banana Walk" (17 Dub Shots) Heartbeat
Bad Medicine - "Tresspasser" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw
Betty Davis - "Bottom of the Barrell" (Is It Love or Desire) Light in the Attic
William Onyeabor - "Fantastic Man" (World Psych v. 5)
Thievery Corporation - "Time + Space" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Lady Wray - "Bad Girl" (Queen Alone) Big Crown - new release!!!
Cultural Roots - "Hell a go Pop" (Hell a go Pop) Greensleeves
Brothers Johnson - "Ge the Funk Outta My Face" (Look Out for #1)
Soul Syndicate- "Niney's Dub Crown"
Preminition- "Your Love is in the Pocket"
The Dynamics- "Ain't No Love at All"
DXT- Twisted Tables
Brian Jonestown Massacre- Melody's Actual Echo Chamber
The Propositions- "Free and Easy"
Yabby You- Give 'Promises"
The Propositions- "Vampire"
First Class Rock Steady- "Take It Easy"
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five- "Scorpio"

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Dread Zone: February 20, 2017


Clyde Stubblefield - "Cold Sweat/Funky Drummer" (tribute)
Soul Syndicate - "Fittest of the Dub Fittest" (Dub Classics) Jamaican Recordings
Sticky Joe - "Giddy Up" (Good Day) - new release!!!
Lady Wray - "Smiling" (Queen Alone) Big Crown Records - new release!!!
Yabby You - "Feel All Right" (Beware)
Thievery Corporation - "Road Block" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Pablo Moses - "One People" (A Song) Mango 
Gladiators - "Dub Inna Babylon" (Studio One Singles) Heartbeat
Pato Baton - "Don't Sniff Coke" (Pato Baton)
Wailing Souls - "Bredda Gravalicious" (Wild Suspense) Island
Love Joys - "Sweet Feelings" (Reggae Vibes) Wackies
Iration - "Automatic" (Automatic)
Dub Specialist - "Banana Walk" (17 Dub Shots) Heartbeat
Mikey and the Soul Generation - "Give Everybody Some" (Texas Funk) Now Again
SJOB Movement - "Friendship Train" (Friendship Train) - new release!!!
JB's AF - "Peace Akhi" (Valis 1: Destruction of Syntax) Subharmonic Records
AfterThematics - "Posthuman" (InstruMENTAL) Sub Rosa
Revolutionary Dub Warriors - "Dread" (Deliverance Pt. 1) On U Sound
Intrusion - "Little Angel" (The Seduction of Silence) Echospace
Basic Channel ft. Tikiman - "Found My Way" (Round 1)
Ras Michael - "None a Jah Jah Children no Cry" (Rastafari Dub) ROIR
Debruit & Istanbul - "The Bridge's Strings" (Debruit & Istanbul) 
Betty Davis - "Anti Love Song" (Betty Davis) Light in the Attic

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Dread Zone - February 13, 2017

Thievery Corporation - "Letter to the Editor" (Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new releease!!!
Earth Beat Movement - "Pull Up" (70BPM)
I Roy - "Monkey Fashion" (Dubbing with the Royals) 
Jah Wobble - "Elevator Music #6" (Elevator Music)
Gabriel Garzon-Montano - "Sour Mango" (Jardin) Stones Throw - new release!!!
Afterthematics - "4D" (Rhythm and REcurrence) Sub Rosa
Sticky Joe - "Giddy Up" (Good Day e.p.) - new release!!
Deep Space Network - "Callacop" (DJ Kicks: Rockers Hi-fi) !K7
Junie - "If You Love Him" (Suzie Super Groupie)
Billy Cobham - "Snoopy's Search/Red Baron" (Spectrum)
Budos Band - "Black Venom" (III) Dap Tone Records
Patsy and the Count Ossie Band - "Ba Ba Boom" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 N. Parade
The Joneses - "Hey Babe pt. 2" (Keeping Up With...) Mercury Records
Afro Soul Tet - "Slave Traders" (Afrodesia) Luv 'N' Haight
Lady Wray - "In Love (Don't Mess Things Up)" (Queen Alone) Big Crown - new release!!!
Mor Thiam - "Kele Mubana" (Dini Safarrar) - new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Temple of I & I" (Temple of I & I) ESL Records
DMX Krew - "Cold Rockin' (Slow)" (Cold Rockin w/ the Krew) Octopus Records
Parliment - "Side Effects" (Chocolate City) 
Orkestra Nervosa - "#14" (v. 1) 
Rickey Calloway - "Tell Me" (Keb Darge Presents Deep Funk)
Mulatu Astatqe - "Mulatu" (Story of Ethio Jazz)
Breakaway - "Back 'N' Forth" (Straight to the Top) 
Expo feat. J. Eliot Robinson - "Road to Sunshine" (The Real Sound of Chicago) 
ConFunkShun - "Got to Be Enough" (The Best of...)
William Onyeabor - "Let's Fall in Love" (World Psychedelics v. 5) Luaka Pop
Fela Kuti/Roy Ayers - "2000 Black" (Music of Many Colors)


Monday, February 6, 2017

The Dread Zone: February 6, 2017

The Paragons - "Left with a Broken Heart" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
Mighty Diamonds - "Blackman Dub" (Deeper Roots) Frontline
Eugene Blacknell - "Space Funk" (We Can't Take Life for Granted) Luv 'N' Haight
Wailing Souls - "Penny I Love You" (Face the Devil) Trojan Records
Breakaway - "Understudy DJ" (Breakaway)
Dr. Israel - "Inner City Pressure" (Inner City Pressure) Mutant Sound System
The Bug - "Beats, Bombs, Beats, Weapons" (Pressure) Asthmatic Kitty Records
Bill Laswell/Bob Marley - "Them Belly Full" (Dreams of Freedom) Axiom
Bob Marley - "Iron Lion Zion" (single)
Mighty Mystic - "Revolution" (single)
Maze - "Color Blind" (Maze)
Bunny Lee - "Small Axe Dub" (Rasta Dub '76) Attack Records
Cultural Roots - "Love Feelings" (Hell A Go Pop) Greensleeves
Sticky Joe - "Giddy Up" (Good Day) - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Strolling" (Freedom & Fyah) Greensleeves - new release!!!
DMX Krew - "DMX Rocks the Beatbox" (Cold Rockin') Octopus Recordings
Co Real Artists - "What About You?" (The Funky Corners) Stones Throw
Lady Wray - "Bad Girl" (Queen Alone) Big Crown Records - new release!!!
Earth Beat Movement - "You've Got the Fire" (70BPM) 
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen - "Against the Wall" (Inspiration INformation) STrut
William Oyneabor - "Body and Soul" (World Psychedelic v. 5)
Larry Houston - "Promise" (The Real Sound of Chicago) 
Perfect Circle - "The Hands of Time" (Inner City Sounds)
Bohannon - "Take the Country to NYC" (Alive) 
Betty Davis - "You Won't See Me in the Morning" (Betty Davis)'
L33 - "Keepin' It Tight" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7
Gaussian Curve - "Broken Clouds" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !KL7
AIFF - "Afro Riddim" (Afro Soul System) Unique Records

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 30, 2017

The Overtakers - "The Big Takeover" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
Black Uhuru - "Boof 'N' Baff/Puffed Out" (The Dub Factor) Island
Alborosie - "Everything" (Freedom & Fyah) VP Records - new release!!!
Soul Vibrations - "The Dump" (The Funky 16 Corners) Now Again Records
Steel Pulse - "Nyah Love" (Don't Call Us Immigrants)
Mighty Diamonds - "One Brother Short" (Deeper Roots) Frontline Records
Verckys et L'Orchestre Veve - #5 (1969-78)
Fela Kuti - "Everything Scatter" (Everything Scatter) 
Sly and Robbie - "A Who Say Version" (Drum Sound)
Sticky Joe - "Giddy Up" (
Lady Wray - "Cut Me Loose" (Queen Alone) Big Crown - new release!!!
Ethiopians v. Gladiators - "Dread Prophecy" (Dread Prophecy)
Don Carlos - "Lazer Beam" (Lazer Beam)
Mungo's Hi-Fi - "Boomsound" (Water Down Ting) Scotch Bonnet - new release!!!
Earth Beat Movement - "Missy Bun Down" (70BPM) 
Betty Davis - "Come Take Me" (Betty Davis) Light in the Attic
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen - "Darker Side of Night" (Inspiration Information) Strut
Johnny Osbourne - "Love You Tonight" (Water Pumping) Greensleeves
Brothers Johnson - "Thunder Thumbs and Lightning Licks" (Looking Out for #1)
William Onyeabor - "Fantastic Man" (single)
Jimmy Cliff - "Guns of Brixton" (45 single)

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 23, 2017


Can - "Mushroom" (Tago Mago) Mute
Jah Wobble - "Full Moon Over the Shopping Mall" (Full Moon...) Thirty Hertz Records
Johnny Osbourne - "Trying to Turn Me On" (Nightfall) Greensleeves Records
Clint Eastwood & General Saint - "Nuclear War" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
Joe Gibbs & the Professionals - "Tribesman Rockers" (African Dub Ch. 3) 
Wailing Souls - "Kingdom Rise & Kingdom Fall" (Firehouse Rock) Greensleeves
Wailing Souls - "Stick Together" (single) 
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Police In Helicopter" (5) Big Crown - new release!!!
Balkan Beat Box - "Kum Kum" (Shout it Out) - new release!!!
Jimmy Smith - "For Everyone Under the Sun" (Root Down) Verve Records
Slave - "The Great American Funk Song" (The Hardness of the World) Cotillion Records
Lady Wray - "They Won't Hang Around" (Queen Alone) Big Crown - new release!!!
Sun Palace - "Rude Movements" (Rude Movements) - new release!!!
Earth Beat Movement - "Beautiful Ladies" (70BPM) 
Grandmaster Flash - "It's Nasty" (The Message)
Recoil - "Jezebel" (Selected) Mute
Henning - "Arrival/Departure" (DJ Kicks: Dam-Funk) !K7
Afterthematics - "Ghost Dub" (InstruMENTAL) Sub Rosa Records
Blackhouse - "Chimurenga Vibration" (The Blackhouse) Fatbeats
B.T. Express - "Whatcha Think About That" (Non-Stop) 
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light In the Attic
Aaron Neville - "Hercules" (Let Freedom Sing) 

Monday, January 16, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 16, 2017

Max Romeo - "Martin Luther King" (Reconstruction)
Scientist - "Martin Luther King" (International Heroes Dub) 
Flick Wilson - "Slavemaster (12")" (Greensleeves 12" Rulers) Greensleeves
Peter Tosh - "Apartheid" (Equal Rights) Columbia Records
Roy Ayers - "Our Time Is Coming" (Destination Motherland) Universal
Hollie Cook - "Win or Lose" (Twice) Mr. Bongo Records
Baaba Maal - "One Day" (The Traveler) Palm Records
Matata - "Talkin'" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Slippers - "High & Tight" (X) Capitol
B-Side Players - "Scorpio" (Movement) Surfdog
Prince Fatty - "Scorpio" (Survival of the Fattest) Rasa Records
Sunpalace - "Soul Vibes" (Rude Movements) - new release!!!
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra - "Come with Us" (self release) - new release!!!
Axiom Funk - "Sax Machine" (Funkcronomicon) Axiom Records
Hannah Williams and the Affirmations - "Woman Got Soul" (Late Nights & Heartbreak) - new release!!!
Martin L. Dumar - "Attitude, Belief & Determination" (The Real Sound of Chicago) 
Parliment - "If It Don't Fit (Don't Force It)" (Chocolate City) Polygram
Midnight Star - "Operator" (Planetary Invasion)
Betty Davis - "Bottom of the Barrel" (Is It Love or Desire) Light in the Attic Records
Jimmy Smith - "Let's Stay Together" (Root Down) Verve Records
B.T. Express - "Still Good, Still Like It" (Non-stop)
The Dynamics - "Since I Lost You" (First Landing) Hacktone
Cameo - "On the One" (Cameosis) 


Monday, January 9, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 10, 2010

Clint Eastwood & General Saint - "Monkey Man" (Stop That Train) Greensleeves
Earth Beat Movement - "Pull Up" (70BPM)
Prince Fatty vs. Mungo's Hi-Fi - "Did You Really Know" (S/T) Mr. Bongo Records
Mad Professor - "Solar System" (Evolution of Dub) Ariwa
Leroy Sibbles - "Blood in the Streets" (Now)
Glenn Brown - "Dub Universal" (Termination Dub) Blood & Fire
Revolution Compared to What - "Go to Work" (The Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw Records
Perfect Circle - "Spread the News" (Inner City Sounds) Luv N' Haight Records
The Sound Defects - "War" (The Iron Horse) Tonedefsystems 
Boris Gardiner - "You Just Got to Be in Love" (Every N****r is a Star) Jazzman Records
Jimmy Smith - "After Hours" (Root Down) Verve
The Brothers Johnson - "The Devil" (Look Out for #1) A&M
Sun Palace - "Rude Movement" (Rude Movements) - new release!!!
Dreadsquad & Blackout - "Sound System" (World Destruction) new release!!!
Thievery Corporation - "Letter to the Editor" (The Temple of I and I) ESL Records - new release!!!
Betty Davis - "Git in There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic Records
Newcleus - "Jam On It" (Jam on Revenge)
Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five - "Scorpio" (The Message) Sanctuary 
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Queen of Sheeba" (5) Big Crown - new release!!!
Jungle Fire - "La Kossa" (Jambu) Nacional Records - new release!!!
Chatanjit Singh - "Raga Bhairav" (Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat) 
Nightmares on Wax - "Mega Donutz" (A Word of Science) Warp Records
Bohannon - "Take the Country to New York City (Instr.)" (Alive)
Brandon - "Suzy Hijack" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7

Monday, January 2, 2017

The Dread Zone: January 2, 2017

Sugar Minott - "Hard Time Pressure" (Black Roots) Island Records
Pablo Gad - "Lighter Shade of Black" (Hard Times) Burning Sounds Records
Ice - "Racubah" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Bad Medicine - "Trespasser" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw
Orchestra Nervosa - "#14" (Orkestra Nervosa v. 1) Nonesuch
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - "Queen of Sheeba" (5)  Big Crown - new release!!!
Silvana D'Auria - "selections" (Sortilegio) - new release!!!
Ted Coleman Band - "Samba De" (Taking Care of Business)  - new release!!!
Hopeton Lewis - "Take It Easy" (First Class Rock Steady) 17 North Parade
The Dynamics - "Ain't No Love At All" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
U-Roy w/ Israel Vibration - "Same Song" (Serious Matter) Tabou
Jimmy Smith - "Sagg Shootin' His Arrow" (Root Down) Verve
Michael Henderson - "Let Me Love You" (Goin' Places)
Index - "Starlight" (Dam-Funk: DJ Kicks) !K7
Freddy James - "Dance Little Boy Blue" (Get Up and Boogie) 
Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five - "Message 2 (Survival)" (The Message) Sanctuary
Rahmlee - "Think" (Ultra High Frequencies: The Chicago Party) Numero Group
Slave - "The Party Song" (The Hardness of the World) 
King Tutt - "You've Got Me Hung Up" (Keb Darge Presents Deep Funk) - new release!!!
Bill Laswell - "Lowlands" (Bass Lines)
Betty Davis - "Git in There" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic
Brass Construction - "Dance" (Brass Construction) 
Bethlehem Center Children's Choir - "I'm a Special Kid" (Afterschool Special: 123s of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Soul Seven - "Southside Funk" (Funky 16 Corners) Stones Throw