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!