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