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!