Thursday, June 14, 2018



Don Carlos - "Deeply Concerned" (Deeply Concerned) Don Carlos International 
Bunny Lee - "None Shall Escape Dub" (Rasta '76 Dub) Attack Records
The Congos - "Fisherman (Transglobal Underground Dub)" (Select Cut Presents Blood & Fire) Select Cuts Records
Karl Hector and the Malcouns - "Followed Path" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Mulatu Astatke - "Asiyo Bellema" (New York, London, Addis: The Story of Ethio Jazz) Strut Records
Deep Space Network - "Callacop" (DJ Kicks: Rockers Hi-Fi, The Black Album) !K7 Records
Thievery Corporation - "Guidance" (Treasures from the Temple) ESL Records - new release!!!
Roots of Creation - "Fire on the Mountain" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation Productions - new release!!!
Miska - "More Greens" 
Here Lies Man - "Here Lies Man" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records
Coco Tea - "Lost My Sonia" (20 Tracks of Coco Tea) Sonic Records
Philip Cohran Ensemble - "Motherhood" (On the Beach) Zulu Entertainment
Duke Ellington - "Fleurette Africaine" (Money Jungle) Blue Note Records
Michael Prophet - "Love and Unity" (Gunman) Greensleeves Records
Bobbi Humphrey - "My Little Girl" (Blue Breakbeats) Blue Note Records
Black Uhuru - "Android Rebellion" (The Dub Factor) Island Records
Mungo's Hi Fi - "Amsterdam" (single) Scotch Bonnet Records
Bim Sherman - "Lightning and Thunder" (Single) Scotch Bonnet Records - new release!!!
Steve Reid Ensemble - "Daxaar" (Daxaar) Domino Records

Resonators - "Something Special" (Something Special single) - new release!!!

Monday, June 4, 2018

The Dread Zone: June 4, 2018


Horace Andy - "Pure Ranking (12 inch)" (Singles Collection)
DJ Spooky v. Scanner - "Kybernetes" (The Quick & the Dead) Sulphur Records
New Age Steppers - "Some Love" (Foundation Steppers) On U Sound
DJ Spooky v. Scanner - "Guanxi" (The Quick & the Dead) Sulphur Records
Daddy Freddy Meets The Rootsman - "The Snake The Rat" (Old School, New School) BSI Records
Bim Sherman - "Lightning & Thunder" (Lightning & Thunder/Thunderclap) Scotch Bonnet - new release!!!
Lyman Woodard Organization - "Saturday Night Special (Lost alternative mix)" (Saturday Night Special) Strata Records
Steve Reid - "Lions of Juda" (Nova) Mustevic Sound
Nightmares on Wax - "Deep Shadows" (Deep Shadows e.p.) Warp Records - new release!!!
Billy Cobham - "2" (Total Eclipse)
Pitch Black - "Transient Transmission" (WAveform Transmissions v. 2) Waveform
Rhythm & Sound - "Mash Down Babylon" (w/ the artists) Asphodel
Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet - "Primitive Jupiter" (Stellar Pulsations) Delmark Records
Donald Byrd - "Lansana's Priestess" (Street Lady) Blue Note Records
Thievery Corporation - "San San Rock" (Treasures From the Temple) ESL Records - new release!!!
Bobbi Humphrey - "Blacks and Blues" (Blue Break Beats) Blue Note Records
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids - "An Angel Fell" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
Mikey Dread - "Warrior Stylee" (World War III)
Mad Professor - "Fast Forward Into Dub" (Who Know the Secret of the Master Tape) Ariwa Records
Fela Kuti - "Trouble Sleep" (The Underground Spiritual Game) Quannum Records
Pharoah Sanders - "Black Unity" (Black Unity)

Monday, May 28, 2018

The Dread Zone: May 28, 2018


Don Carlos - "Deeply Concerned" (Deeply Concerned) Don Carlos International
Bunny Lee - "Fatty Boom Boom Dub" (Rasta Dub 76) Attack Records
Dub Syndicate - "Walking in Jerusalem" (Echomania) On U Sound 
Charles Mingus - "Haitian Fight Song" (Mingus Anthology) Atlantic Records
Charles Mingus - "Goodbye Pork Pie" (Mingus Anthology) Atlantic Records
The Gladiators "3" (Studio 1 Singles) 
Jimmy McGriff "The Bird Wave" (Electric Funk) Blue Note
Brass Construction "Walkin' the Line" (Golden Classics) Collectables Records Corp.
Black Ship "Vampire On the Beach" (On the Sea EP) new release
Gill Scott-Heron "Save the Children" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised) RCA
Sun Ra "Hidden Spheres" 
Afterthematics "Black Dust" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa
Slave "Baby Sinister" (Hardness of the World) 
Linton Kwesi Johnson "Dread Beat An' Blood" (Dread Beat An' Blood)
Eric Showboy Akaeze & His Royal Ericos "We Dey Find Money" (Nigeria Afrobeat Special)
Rim Kwaku Obeng "The Funky Drummer" (Rim Arrives)
Roots Manuva meets Wrongtom "Rebuff" (Duppy Writer)
Meat Beat Manifesto "I Hold the Mic" (Autoimmune)
Barrington Levy "Mary Long Tongue" (Robin Hood)
Money Mark - "The Grade" (Mark's Keyboard Repair) Mo Wax
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Expansions" (Expansions) 

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Dread Zone: May 21, 2018


Lynton Kwesi Johnson - "Song of Blood" (Dread Beat An' Blood) Frontline Records
Jah Wobble - "4" (Elevator Music) 30 Hertz Records
Chicago Underground Duo - "Zagreb" (Slon) Thrill Jockey Records
Sir Coxsone Sound - "Bower Dub" (Kind of Dub Rock 2) Greensleeves
Gregory Isaacs - "Helping Hand" (Lonely Lover) Tad's Records
Ghetto Priest - "Come Now" (Chainstore Massacre) On U Sound
DJ Krush - "9" (Turntablized) Mo Wax Records
Heliocentrics & Mulatu Astatke - "An Epic Story" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Miles Davis - "Great Expectations (excerpt)" (Big Fun) Columbia
Resonators - "Why I (discomix)" (Something Special/Why I) Wha Wha 45s - new release!!!
Dub Syndicate - "Ravi Shankar" (Classic Selection v. 1) On U Sound
William Onyeabor - "Atomic Bomb" (Who Is William Onyeabor) Luaka Bop
Barrington Levy - "Be Strong" (Here I Come) Universal
Michael Henderson - "Whip It" (Goin' Places) 
Coco Tea - "I've Got To Love You" (20 Tracks) Sound Sonic
Slave - "Volcano Rupture" (The Hardness of the World) 
United Soul Association - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Nightmares on Wax - "Deep Shadows (Moodymann Mix)" (Deep Shadows Remix e.p.) Warp Records - new release!!!
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Anonymous Skulls" (End of the World Party) Blue Note Records
Sacred System - "Driftwork" (Nagual Site)
Thievery Corporation - "Music to Make You Stagger" (Treasures from the Temple) ESL - new release!!!

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Dread Zone: May 14, 2018


Barrington Levy - "Strange" (Here I Come) Universal
Keith Hudson - "Highter Heights Dub 2" (Brand) On U Sound
Mikey Dread - "World War 3" (World War 3) Mikey Dread
Pharoahs - "Damballa" (Awakening) Luv 'N' Haight
Kool & the Gang - "Jitterbugs" (Kool Funk Essentials) E Music
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Seven Deadlies" (Tonic) 
Dub Syndicate - "Gypsy Magic" (Hard Food) On U Sound
Alton Ellis - "I'm Still In Love With You" (Dance Crasher) - new release!!!]
Gil Scott-Heron - "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised) 
B.T. Express - "You Got It, I Want It" (Nonstop)
Chicago Underground Trio - "Kite" (Slon) Thrill Jockey
Maze - "Happy Feelin's" (Maze)
Thievery Corporation - "Guidance" (Treasures From the Temple) ESL - new release!!!
Charlie Chaplin - "Entertainer" (Dancehall Explosion) 
Alborosie - "Everything" (Freedom & Fyah) 
Benjamin Zephaniah - "Things We Say" (Naked) 
Jah Stitch - "African People" (Original Raggamuffin) 
Return to Forever - "Flight of the Newborn" (No Mystery) 

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Dread Zone: May 7, 2018


Scientist - "Life" (Dub Landing v. 1 and 2) 
Demon Fuzz - "Message to Mankind" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom - "Jah Warriors" (Duppy Writers) Big Dada Records
Bohannon - "Funky Reggae" (The very best of...) Rhino
Survival - "Ripples" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Jah Sun - "Guess Who?" (Between the Lines) Sugar Cane Records - new release!!!
Medeski Martin & Wood - "Mami Gato" (End of the World Party) Blue Note Records
Benjamin Zephaniah - "Rong Radio" (Naked) One Little Indian
Meat Beat Manifesto - "Bohemian Grove" (At the Center) Thirsty Ear
Lyman Woodard Organization - "Cheeba" (Saturday Night Special) Strata Records
Jimmy Castor Bunch - "L.T.D." (It's Just Begun) BMG
Papa Levi - "Me No Care" (Birth of Dancehall 1976-79)
Dry and Heavy - "Less Is More Version" (Full Contact) 
Prince Far I - "Ogun Dub" (Cry Tuff)
Mulatu Astake - "
Willie Hutch - "Theme from Foxy Brown" (Best of)
Soft Machine - "Snodland" (7) 
Jay Douglas - "Hallelujah" (Lover's Paradise) Megacity Music - new release!!!
Top Drawer - "Song of a Sinner" (Forge Your Own Chains) Now Again Records!

Monday, April 30, 2018

The Dread Zone: April 30, 2018


Musical Youth - "Yard Stylee" (Different Style) MCA Records
Soul Syndicate - "Dub a Long" (Dub Classics) Jamaican Records
Jahson - "Hold Strong" (Reggae Gathering) Tuff Gong Records
The Pharoahs - "Black Enuff" (Awakening) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Mandrill - "Fencewalk" (Composite Truth) Polydor Records
Roots of Creation - "Casey Jones" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation Records - new release!!!
Roots Manuva - "Styles Dub" (Dub Come Save Me) Big Dada Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "New York Is Killing Me" (I'm New Here) XL Recordings
St. Germain - "Montego Bay Spleen" (Tourist) Blue Note Records
Nomo - "Better Than That" (Nomo) Ypsilanti Records
Big Youth - "Tipper Tone Rock" (Screaming Target)
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (Strut Records) - new release!!!
The Group - "The Feed-back" (Psych Funk 101) World Psychedelic Funk Classics
The Lyman Woodard Organization - "Saturday Night Special" (Saturday Night Special) Strata Records
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Shadows" (Expansions) RCA Records
Sun Ra - "Discipline 99" (Astro Black) Modern Harmonic 
Sun Ra - "New Dawn" (Of Abstract Dreams) Strut Records - new release!!!
Herbie Hancock - "Wiggle Waggle" (Fat Albert Rotunda)
Jimmy Castor Bunch - "Say LeRoy" (Phase Two) 
Phil Cohran & Artistic Heritage Ensemble - "Frankiphone Blues" (On the Beach) Kelan Zulu Productions
Mike James Kirkland - "The Only Real Change" (Doin' It Right) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Monday, April 23, 2018


Soul Syndicate - "A Dub Classic/Dub a Long" (Dub Classics) Jamaican Recordings
Carlton Livingston - "Class of 69" (Dancehall Explosion) Trojan Records
Mike James Kirkland - "The Prophet" (Hang On In There) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Lions - "This Generation" (This Generation) Stones Throw Records
Apple and the Three Oranges - "Curse Upon the World" (Free and Easy) Now Again Records
Demon Fuzz - "Mother Earth" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
The Funky Team - "It's About Time" (Favorite Recordings)
The Pendletons - "Funk Forever" (Funk Forever) - new release!!!
The Cool Cats - "Hold Your Love" (Listen to the Music) Pressure Sounds
Alton Ellis - "My Willow Tree" (Dance Crasher) - new release!!!
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Seven Deadlies" (Tonic) Blue Note
Thievery Corporation - "San San Rock" (Treasures From the Temple) ESL Records - new release!!!
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - "Sketches of Brunswick East 2" (Sketches of Brunswick East)
Afterthematics - "Black Dust" (Instrumental) Sub Rosa Records
Scientist - "Beaming" (Dub Landing)
Ebony Rhythm Band - "Vanilla Fudge" (Soul Heart Transplant) Now Again Records!
Phil Cohran - "Motherhood" (On the Beach)
Tosca - "Orozco" (G-Stone Book)
Black Ship - "The Park" (On the Sea e.p.) - new release!!!
Charles Wright & 103st Rhythm Band - "I'm a Midnight Mover" (In the Jungle) Warner
Roots of Creation - "Fire On the Mountain (Grateful Dead cover)" (Grateful Dub) - new release!!!
Sun Ra - "Discipline 99" (Astro Black) Modern Harmonic

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Dread Zone: April 16, 2018


Barrington Levy - "Why Did You Leave Me?" (Robin Hood) Greensleeves
Scientist - "Attack 3M" (Dub Landing) Auraluxx Records
Alton Ellis - "I'm Still in Love With You (live)" (Dance Crasher: Alton Ellis Live in London) - new release!!!
Hedfunk - "L3 Skank" (Hedfunk) Shadow Records
Cultural Roots - "Love Feelings 12" mix" (Hell a Go Pop) Greensleeves
Naggo Morris - "You Rest on My Mind" (Wackies Sampler v. 1) Wackies Records
Mellow Mood - "Stirring Up a Sound" (Large) - new release!!!
Survival - "Ripples" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Rockers Hi-Fi - "Copycat" (Mish Mash) Warner
Thievery Corporation - "All That We Perceive" (It Takes a Thief) ESL Records
Organik Mechanix - "Lullaby Galactus" (Organik Mechanix) Ion Records
Soft Machine - "Pigling Bland" (5) One Way Records
Black Ship - "Vampire on the Beach" (On the Sea e.p.) - new release!!!
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records - new release!!!
Isotope 217 - "Looking After Life on Mars" (Utonian Automatic) Thrill Jockey
Gladiators - "Boys in Long Pants 2" (Studio One Singles) Heartbeat Records
Jah Stitch - ""African Queen" (Original Ragga Muffin 1975-77) Blood & Fire Records
Ras Kwame - "Warrior Song" (True Experience) - new release!!!
Gil Scott-Heron - "Peace Go With You Brother" (Winter in America)
Ron Carter - "All Blues" (All Blues) CTI Records
Tony Allen - "Bad Roads" (The Source) Blue Note Records

Monday, April 9, 2018

The Dread Zone: April 9, 2018


Jacob Miller - "Killer Miller" (Collector's Classics) RAS Records
Jah Wobble & Deep Space - "As Night Falls Part 1" (Beach Fervour Spare) 30 Hertz Records
Mighty Diamonds - "Dreadlocks Time" (Deeper Roots) Frontline Records
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) - new release!!!
The Black Santiagos - "Ole" (Nigeria Afrobeat Special) Sound Way Records
Peter Broggs - "Military Man" (Ras Portraits) Ras Records
Weeding Dub - "Rise Up 2" (Another Night, Another Day) - new release!!!
Dry and Heavy - "Love Explosion" (Full Contact)
Benjamin Zephaniah - "Responsible" (Naked) One Little Indian Records
Darando - "Let My People Go" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "Who'll Pay Reparations on My Soul" (Black and Proud v. 2) Trikont Records
Scientist - "Bedtime Rock" (Seducer Dubwise)
Attica Blues - "Sketch" (Headz 2B) MoWax Records
Midnight Funk Association - "Code" (Headz 2A) MoWax Records
Willie Hutch - "Slick" (The Very Best Of...)
Shuggie Otis - "Ice Cold Daydream" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop
Soft Machine - "Drop" (5) One Way Records
The Big Beats - "Mi Nsumoo Bo Donn" (Ghana Special) Sound Way
Miles Davis & John Coltrane - ""So What (Sweden 2/33/60)" (Final Tour: Bootleg Series) - Columbia Records - new release!!!
Fubura Sekibo - "Psychedelic  Baby" (Nigeria Special: v. 2) Sound Way Records
Black's Zenith - "Shango Oba Onina" (Nigeria Special v. 2) Sound Way Records
Betty Davis - "Walkin' Up the Road" (Betty Davis) Light in the Attic Records
Ron Carter - "117 Special" (All Blues) CTI Records

Monday, April 2, 2018

The Dread Zone: April 2, 2018

Jah Wobble & Invaders of the Heart - "Bungalow Park" (Without Judgment) Cargo Records
Alpha & Omega - "Almighty Dub/Higher Than High" (Dub Philosophy) BSI Records
Soft Machine - "All White" (5) One Way Records
Tosca - "Chocolate Elvis (Boozoo Bajou Mix) G-Stone Recordings
Blaze Mob - "Rasta Love" (Carved In Stone) - new release!!!
Coxsone vs. Quaker City - "Ride On Dub" (Dub War) Attack Records
Alton Ellis - "Can't Get Used to Losing You" (I'm Still In Love....) Heartbeat Records
Easy Star All-Stars - "Until That Day" (Best Jamaican Reggae 20008)
General Saint and Clint Eastwood - "Another One Bites the Dust" (Greensleeves 12" Rulers) Greensleeves Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised) RCA Records
Weeding Dub - "Afuryca" (Another Night, Another Day) - new release!!!
Musi-O-Tunya - "Thunder Man" (Give Love To Your Children) Now Again!
Dre Tosh - "Coming Hot" (single) - new release!!!
Petalouda - "What You Can Do In Your Life" (Psych Funk 101) World Psych Funk Classics
Mamwaw - "Something's Definitely Going On" (West Indies Funk 2) Trans Air
Naaman - "Outta Road" (single) - new release!!!
Survival - "Survival" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
The Pendletons - "Funk Forever" (Funk Forever) - new release!!!
Bosq - "In Orbit" (Love and Resistance) Ubiquity - new release!!!
Kool and the Gang - "99 44/100%" (Kool Funk Essentials 1970-77)
Prince Far I - "More We Are Together" (Musical Heritage) 
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Strance of the Spirit Red Gator" (Shack Man) Ryko

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Dread Zone: March 19, 2018


Keith Hudson - "Image Dub" (Brand) On U Sound
Ras Michael & Sons of Negus - "Give Love" (Rastafari) - new release!!!
Roots of Creation - "Friend of the Devil" (Grateful Dub) - new release!!!
The Soft Machine - "Penny Hitch" (7) One Way Records
Cold T - "Funky Preacher" (The Real Sound of Chicago) BBE Records
Musi-OTunya - "Give Love To Your Children" (Give Love To Your Children) Now Again!
Kukumbas - "Respect" (Psych Funk 101) World Psychedelic Funk Classics
Mamwaw - "Something's Definitely Going On" (West Indies Funk 2) Trans Air Records
Darando - "Let My People Go" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Blaze Mob - "Bongo Man" (Words Carved In Stone) - new release!!!
Smith & Mighty - "B-Line Fi Blow" (Smith & Mighty) !K7
Colorform - "Sequentia Absentia Mix" (Dubtometry: DJ Spooky) Thirsty Ear
Step By Step - "Time After Time" (ABCs of Kid Soul) Numero Group
Herbie Hancock - "Be Still" (Future to Future) Transparent Music
Ron Carter - "Django" (Blues Farm) CBS Records
Ron Carter - "A Feeling" (All Blues) CTI Records
D.R. Hooker - "Forge Your Own Chains" (Forge Your Own Chains) Now Again!
Sun Ra - "Celestial Fantasy" (When Angels Speak of Love) Evidence Records
The Pendletons - "Funk Forever" (Funk Forever) - digital new release!!!
Roots Radics - "8" (Outernational Riddim) 
Sly 5th Ave. - "Still D.R.E." (Still D.R.E.) - digital new release!!!
Betty Davis - "Don't Call Her No Tramp" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic Records
Ornette Coleman - "Peace" (The Shape of Jazz to Come) Atlantic Records

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Dread Zone: March 12, 2018


Gil Scott-Heron - "The Get Out of the Ghetto Blues" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised) RCA Records
Sir Coxsone Sound - "Coxsone Feel This One Dub" (Dub War) Attack Records
*Roots of Creation (feat. Stephen Marley & Marlon Asher) - "Fire on the Mountain" (Grateful Dub) Bombshell Records - new release!!!
Mishka - "Higher Heights" (Best Jamaican Reggae 2008) 
Survival - "Simmer Down" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Mexican Dubwiser - "She Got It" (Electric City) Koolarrow Records
Jungle Fire - "Village Hustle" (Tropicoso) Nacional Records
Linval Thompson - "Can't Stop Natty Dread Again" (Ride On Dreadlocks) Blood & Fire
Ja-Man All Stars - "Dub Zone" (In the Dub Zone) Blood & Fire Records
*Blaze Mob - "Old Abe" (Words Carved In Stone) Dennis Dynasty Records - new release!!!
Sun Ra - "Space Loneliness" (We Travel the Spaceways/Bad & Beautiful) Evidence Records
Amnesty - "Lord Help Me" (Free Your Mind) Now Again Records
Junior Ross & the Spear - "Send Me Over There" (Prince Alla & Junior Ross: I Can Hear the Children Singing) Blood & Fire Records
*Diana Rutherford - "Strong Black Woman" (Better Days) Tiger Records - new release!!!
Soft Machine - "Nettle Bed" (Seven) One Way Records
Herbie Hancock - "Actual Proof" (Thrust) Columbia Records
The Abbyssinians & Tony Tuff - "How Long" (Tree of Satta) Blood & Fire Records
*Bunny Lee - "The Scientist Dub" (Super Dub Disco Style) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!
DJ Spooky - "Sum Ill Sh*t (Clinton Street Dub)" (Synthetic Fury) Asphodel Records
Ron Carter - "117 Special" (All Blues) CTI Records
*JoJo Gladstone - "Raving" (JoJo) Holliwood Records - new release!!!
Brother Ah & the Sounds of Awareness - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere) Kef Records
Sub Dub - "Deserted Dub" (Sub Dub) Ambient Records
*Patois Brothers feat. Max Romeo - "Life Learning" (Wise & Wild) Patois Brothers - new release!!!
Darondo - "True" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Dread Zone: March 5, 2018


Prince Jammy - "Umoja" (Uomoja) Blood & Fire Records
Peter Tosh - "Downpressor Man" (Equal Rights) Columbia
African Brothers -  "Lead Us Father" (Want Some Freedom)
The Wailers - "Smile Jamaica Fast Mix" (The Wailers and Dub V1)
The Congos - "La La Bam Bam" (Heart of the Congos) Blood and Fire
African Head Charge -
2562 - "basin Dub" (Aerial)
Chalice - “Fire on the Mountain” (Reggae Celebrates the Grateful Dead)
Kalimba - "Iceberg" (Shawn Lee's World of Funk) Now Again!
Jeff Phelps - "Super Lady" (Personal Space: Electric Soul)
Ras Michael - "Zion" (Rastafari) VP Records - reissue
The Paragons - "Left With a Broken Heart"
Antibalas - "Gold Rush" (Where the Gods are at Peace) Daptone
Slave - "Baby Sinister" (The Hardness of the World)
Khago - "Hold Yuh" (Walk a Mile) - new release!!!
Johnny Osbourne - "Buddy Bye Bye" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Meat Beat Manifesto - "I Hold the Mic" (Autoimmune) Metropolis
The Meters - "Soul Island" (Best of...) Rhino Records
Patois Brothers - "Switch of Babylon" (Wise & Wild) - new release!!!
Soft Machine - "Facelift" (Thirds)
Breakestra - "Hiding" (Hit the Floor)

Monday, February 19, 2018

The Dread Zone: February 19, 2018


Roots Radics - "Jah Golden Throne Dub" (Outernational Riddim) Form Records
Gregory Isaacs - "Private Secretary" (Out Deh!) Island Records
JoJo Gladstone - "Welfare People" (JoJo) - new release!!!
Benjamin Zephaniah - "Rong Radio Station" (Naked) One Little Indian Records
Patois Brothers - "Chat-Chat Men" (Wise and Wild) - new release!!!
Roots Manuva Meets Wrongtom - "Butterfly Crab Walk" (Duppy Writer) Big Dada Records
Fort Knox Five - "Killa Sound Boy" (Radio Free DC) Fort Knox Records
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Henduck" (Shack Man) Ryko Records
Nightmares on Wax - "On It Maestro" (Shape the Future) Warp Records - new release!!!
Meat Beat Manifesto - "Bass Playa" (Impossible Star) 
Con Funk Shun - "So Easy" (The Best of...) Polygram Records
Masada - "Peliyot" (Live in Jerusalem 1994) Tzadik Records
Pharoah Sanders - "Aum" (Tauhid) Impulse Records
Survival - "Simmer Down" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Musi-O-Tunya - "Sunkha" (Give Love To Your Children) Now Again Records
Dub Syndicate - "Ravi Shankar" (Classic Selection) On U Sound
Bostich - "Tijuana Bass" (Nortec Collective: Tijuana Sessions v. 3) Nacional Records
Dry and Heavy - "Tiger Claw Skank" (Full Contact) Beat Records
Weeding Dub - "Rise Up" (Another Night, Another Day) - new release!!!
The Lions - "This Generation" (This Generation) Stones Throw Records
Mikey General - "No Easy Push Over" (Tewahedo) Irie Sounds International - new release!!!
Damon the Gypsy - "Poor Poor Genie" (Song of a Gypsy) 
Here Lies Man - "Here Lies Man" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records 
Jimi Tenor - "Rubberdressing/Softdressing" (Europa) Warp Records
Cotillion - "If You Give a Dance" (Personal Space: Electric Soul 1974-84) Chocolate Industries
Shuggie Otis - "Freedom Flight" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop Records

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Dread Zone: February 12, 2018


Hollie Cook - "Stay Alive" (Vessel of Love) Merge Records - new release!!!
K&G - "Big Apple Boogie" (Kool Funk Essentials) E Music
Culture - "A Slice of Mt. Zion" (One Stone) RAS Records
Willie Hutch - "Brothers Gonna Work It Out" (The Very Best of...) Motown Records
Patois Brothers - "Play Roots" (Wise and Wild) - new release!!!
Peter Tosh - "Jah Guide" (Equal Rights) Columbia Records
Budos Band - "Scorpion" (Budos 2) Daptone Records
The In Crowd - "Mango Walk" (Darker Than Blue) Blood & Fire
The Congos - "Congoman Chant" (Heart of the Jungle deluxe) Blood & Fire
Johnny Osbourne - "Trying to Turn Me On" (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Sly and Robbie Meet Dubmatix - "Shabby Attack" (Overdubbed) - new release!!!
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "Cella's Walk" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Jerry Garcia Band feat. Jimmy Cliff - "The Harder They Come" (live at the Greek)
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Sugar Craft" (Note Bleu) Blue Note Records
Winston Jarrett - "Must Be a Revolution" (Survival is the Game) 
Tommy McCook - "Every Day Sax" (Blazing Horns) Blood & Fire
Weeding Dub - "Rise Up" (Another Night, Another Day) - new release!!!
Ice - "Racubah" (Africa Funk) Harmless Records
Shuggie Otis - "Sweet Thang" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop Records
Jacob Miller & Inner Circle - "Tired fe Lick Weed in a Bush" (Norman Jay MBE Presents) Strut Records
Sound Dimension - "Zion Lion" (Version Dread) Heartbeat
Cornell and the Brentford Rockers - "Natty Rub a Dub" (Version Dread) Heartbeat
T Dyson and Company - "It's All Over" (Personal Space: Electronic Soul) Chocolate Industries
Darando - "Didn't I" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Jojo Gladstone - "Murderer" (JoJo) Holliwood Records - new release!!!
Gregory Isaacs - "Love Me With Feeling" (Out Deh) 
Mount Kimbie - "Delta" (Forge Your Own Chain) Now Again!



The Dread Zone: February 5, 2018


Wailing souls – “Baga Trouble” (On the Rocks) Greensleeves
Johnny Obsourne – “Buddy Bye Bye” (Most Wanted) Greensleeves
Shuggie Otis – “Island Letter” (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop
Sly and Robbie meet Dubmatix – “Ruff House” (Overdubbed) – new release!!!
Max Romeo – “Public Enemy No. 1” (Scratchy Sounds) Trojan – new reissue!!!
Sly and Robbie meet Dubmatix – “Smoothie” (Overdubbed)  
Nightmares on Wax – “The Othership” (Shape the Future) Warp Records – new release!!!
Rhythm & Sound – “Spend Some Time” (Showcase) BC Productions
Peter Tosh – “Equal Rights” (Equal Rights)
Hiroshi Fujiwara – “Dahlia” (Abstract Depressionism) APC Records
The Wailers in Dub – “Roots, Rock, Dub” (Bob Marley in Dub v. 1) CL Records
Wali & the Afro Caravan – “Hail the King” (Africa Funk)
Augustus Pablo – “Java” (This is Augustus Pablo) 17 N. Parade
Augustus Pablo – “East of the River Nile” (East of the River Nile) Shanachie
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – “Sketches of Brunswick East 2” (Sketches of Brunswick East) ATO Records
Jeff Phelps – “Excerpts from Autumn” (Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-84) Chocolate Industries
Singers & Players feat. Bim Sherman & Prince Far I – “Dungeon/Merchant Ship/Jah Army Band” (Revenge of the Underdog) On U Sound
Pharoah Sanders – “Japan” (Tauhid)_Impulse Records
Sun Ra – “When Angels Speak of Love” (When Angels Speak of Love) Evidence Music
Bill Laswell – “Assassin” (Hear No Evil) Meta Records
Herbalizer – “Seize the Day” (Seize the Day) – new release!!!
Jah Wobble & Temple of Sound – “Mountains of the Moon” (Shout at the Devil) 30 Hertz Records
Flick Wilson – “Slavemaster (12 inch version)” (Greensleeves 12” Rulers) Greensleeves Records
Burning Ghosts – “Gaslight” (Tzadik Records)


Monday, January 29, 2018

The Dread Zone: January 29, 2018


Freddie McKay - "Running Away" (A Lonely Man)
Prince Jammy - "Thunder" (20th Century Debwise) Blood & Fire
Garnett Silk - "Lord Watch Over Our Shoulders" (Reggae Anthology: Music is the Rod) Trojan Records
Etana - "Venting" (Free Expression) VP Records
Willie Hutch - "If You Ain't Got No Money" (The best of...) 
SJOB Movement - "Friendship Train" (Friendship Train) 
Betty Davis - "Bottom of the Barrel" (Is It Love or Desire) Light in the Attic
Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Nora G" (The Dropper) 
The Jamaicans - "Ba Ba Boom" (Tresure Island Showtime) Heartbeat Records
Lord Creator - "Sa Sa Say" (Big Bamboo) 
Antibalas - "Hook and Crook" (Where the Gods are at Peace) Daptone Records
Mundo - "Lager Dub" (I Stand Rasta) 
Pro-Seed - "Return of the HP" (Acoustic Agenda)
McCoy Tyner - "Passion Dance" (The Real McCoy) 
Sly and Robbie Meets Dubmatix - "Great Escape" (Overdubbed) - new release!!!
Nightmares on Wax - "Tenor Fly" (Shape the Future) Warp Records - new release!!!
The Herbaliser - "Seize the Day" (single) - new release!!!
Herbie Hancock - "Spank a Lee" (Thrust) Columbia Records
Freddie McGreggor - "Eyes of the World" (Fire on the Mountain: Reggae Celebrates the Grateful Dead) 
Andy Stott - "We Stay Together Part One" (We Stay Together)
Sun Ra - "Rocket Number Nine" (Space Is the Place) 
Sun Ra - "Moon Dance" (Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy) 
Shuggie Otis - "Strawberry Letter 23" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Dread Zone: January 22, 2018


Wailing Souls - "Truckin'" 
Prince Far I - "Survival" (Heavy Manners) Trojan - new reissue!!!
RSD - "Speeka Box" (Good Energy) Punch Drunk Records
See-I - "Rudeboy Razor" (Knowledge Shine Bright) Fort Knox Records
Sofa Surfers - "See the Light" (See the Light) ESL Records
Burning Spear - "Slavery Days" (Marcus Garvey) Island
Dub Specialist - "Can't Find Dub" (17 Dub Shots...) Heartbeat
Burning Spear - "The Invasion" (Marcus Garvey) Island Records
Thelonious Monk - "Brilliant Corners" (Brilliant Corners)
Meat Beat Manifesto - "Blind" (At the Center) Thirsty Ear
Sun Ra - "The Perfect Man" (My Brother the Wind) Cosmic Myth Records
Mystique - "California Girl" (California Girl) Fouta Records - new release!!!
Scientist - "9" (Scientist Wins the World Cup) Greensleeves
Sugar Minott - "Lovers Dubbers" (Meets the People in a Lovers Dubbers Style) 
Prince Jammy - "Open the GAte of Rhodesia" (20 Century Debwise) Blood and Fire
Betty Davis - "When Romance Says Goodbye" (Is It Love Or Desire) Light in the Attic Records
Berkeley Ike Jones - "Tears in the Ghetto" (Nation Building) 
SJOB Movement - "Odiaria" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - "Dusk to Dawn on Lygon Street" (Sketches of Brunswick East) ATO Records 
Willie Hutch - "In and Out" (The Best of...) Motown
Musical Intimidator - "Stop Your Gun Shooting" (Scratchy Sounds) Trojan - new reissue
Survivors - "Rawhide" (Scratchy Sounds) Trojan - new reissue 
Survival Sounds - "Dub Is Dub" (Land of Baboon) 
Fela Kuti - "Sorrow, Tears and Blood" (The Black President) 

Monday, January 1, 2018


Bohannon - "The Funky Reggae" (The Very Best...) Rhino Records
Prince Jammy - "Cop's Spy" (20th Century Debwise) Blood and Fire Records
Tiken Jah Fakoly - "Tonton D'America" (Coup de Gueule) Barclay Records
Marcia Aitken & Trinity - "I'm Not a Queen/Duck Boy" (Reggae Discomix Showcase v.3) 17 N. Parade
Brother Ah and the Sounds of Awareness - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere) iKef Records
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Rumors" (Soul of a Woman) Daptone Records - new release!!!
The Lions - "New Girl" (This Generation) Stones Throw Records
Herbie Hancock - "Fat Mama" (Fat Albert Rotunda) Warner Brothers Records
Billy Cobham - "Lunartopians" (Total Eclipse) Warner
RSD - "Corner Dub" (Good Energy) Punch Drunk Records
Karl Hector & the Malcouns - "Sahara Swing" (Sahara Swing) Now Again Records
Tony Allen - "Moody Boy" (The Source) Blue Note Records
Meat Beat Manifesto - "What Does It All Mean?"  (RUOK?) Run Recordings
SJOB Movement - "Let's Do It" (Friendship Train) Culture of Soul Records
Fela Kuti - "Upside Down" (Upside Down) 
William Onyeabor - "Good Name" (Who Is William Onyeabor) Luaka Bop
William Castor Bunch - "It's Just Begun" (It's Just Begun) RCA
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present, and Future" (Afreaka!) Esoteric Records
Pharoah Sanders - "Healing Song" (Live at the East) Impulse Records