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)