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