Monday, December 31, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 31, 2018


Sly and Robbie - "The Grass Weed Dub" (King Tubby's Dancehall Dub) Clockwork Tower Records
Zion Train - "Healing of the Nation" (Homegrown Fantasy) China Records
Culture - "Natty Dread Nuh Run" (Combulo) FrontLine Records
Eugene Blacknell - "Dance to the Rhythm" (We Can't Take Life For Granted) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Albert Alyers Trio - "Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe" (Live on the Riviera) ESP Records
Pitch Black - "The Random Smiler (live)" (Ape the Angel) Waveform Records 
Tomas Dub-T - "Ocean Riddim Dub" (Reggae Can Help) - new release!!!
Kieran Hebden - "1st and 1st" (NYC) Domino Records
Yoruba Singers - "Zamin" (Fighting for Survival) Cultures of Soul Records - new release!!!
Don Cherry - "Degi Degi" (Brown Rice) Atlantic Records
Joni Haastrup - "Greetings" (Wake Up Your Mind) Tummy Touch Records
Donald Byrd - "The Music Is In You" (Spaces and Places) Blue Note Records
The Temptations - "Hum Along and Dance" (Psychedelic Shack) Gordy Records
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Original Nuttah (instrumental)" (DNA of Rhythm/Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Bill Laswell -  "Echo" (Africa Dub: Possession) Self Release

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 17, 2018


Ernest & the Sound Dimension - "Why Oh Why Version" (Version Dread) Heartbeat Records
Sound Dimension - "Fire Coal Version" (Version Dread) Heartbeat Records
Marcia Aitken & Trinity - "I'm Not a Queen/Duck Boy" (Joe Gibbs Reggae Discomix Showcase v. 3) 17 N. Parade Records
Willie Nelson - "I'll Still Be Thinking of You" (Countryman: Willie Nelson's Reggae Album) Lost Highway Records
Roots of Creation - "Fire on the Mountain" (Grateful Dub) Roots of Creation Records
Augustus Pablo - "A Java Instrumental/Butter Pon Dem Mouth Version" (Message Music) Pressure Sounds Records
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - "A Toast to the People" (From South Africa to South Carolina) Arista Records
Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls - "Dime Bag Conspiracy" (Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls) Ubiquity Records
Yabby You - "Deliver Me From My Enemies & Version" (Deliver Me From My Enemies) 
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) Rootfire Records - new release!!!
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Humble" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Uniting of Opposites - "Vortex No. 9" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Brooklyn Shanti - "This Feeling" (Bedstuyle) Rhythm and Culture Records
Ron Carter - "Two Beat Johnson" (Blues Farm) CTI Records
Sun Ra - "Other Worlds" (The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra v. 1) ESP Disks
Con Funk Shun - "Too Tight" (The Best of...) Mercury 
Toro y Moi - "Sweet" (Freaking Out) Carpark Records
Elovaters - "Cool Down" (Defy Gravity) - new release!!!
Alice & John Coltrane - "The Sun" (Cosmic Music) Impulse Records
Thievery Corporation - "2001 Spliff Odyssey" (Sounds From the Thievery Hi-Fi) ESL Records
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "6" (Moogin at the Cafe) Moog Recordings Library - new release!!!
David Axelrod - "Jimmy T/Crystal Ball" (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records
Johnny Osbourne - "Man of Jahoviah" (Fally Lover) Greensleeves
Hot 8 Brass Band - "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (single) Tru Thoughts Records

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 10, 2018


Nicodemus - "Scorpion Sting Me Granny" (She Love It in the Morning) Hitbound Records
Sub Dub - "Dancehall Malfunction" (Dancehall Malfunction) Asphodel Records
Richie Spice - "Friday Face" (Motherland Africa)
Steel Image - "Shango!" (West Indies Funk 2) Trans Air Records
Papa Tullo - "Opportunity" (Tullo At Home)
Koffee - "Raggamuffin" (7"single) Frankie Music - new release!!!
Linton Kwesi Johnson - "4" (LKJ In Dub) Frontline
Steel Pulse - "Stop Your Coming and Come" (single) Rootfire Collective - new release!!!
Uniting of Opposites - "Vortex #9" (Tru Thoughts) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Little Murray and the Mantics - "Don't Leave Me Mama" (Home Schooled) Numero Group
The Pharoahs - "Black Enuff" (Awakening) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania w/ Pharoah Sanders - "Bala Moussaka" (The Trance of Seven Colors) Axiom Records
Jimmy McGriff - "Spear for Moondog pt. 1" (Electric Funk) Blue Note
SJOB Movement - "Love Affair (Sol Powers All Stars Rework)" (Friendship Train) Cultures of Soul Records
Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "Asiko" (Moogin' at the Cafe) Moog Recording Library - new release!!!
Sounds of Liberation - "New Horizons" (Sounds of Liberation) 
Sun Ra - "There are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of)" (Lanquidity) 
Charles Mingus - "Self Portrait in Three Colors" (Mingus Ah Um) Columbia Records
Magic Drum Orchestra - "Humble" (Tru Thoughts 2018) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
World's Experience Orchestra - "To Do Nothing" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records


Monday, December 3, 2018

The Dread Zone: December 2, 2018


Sugar Minott - "Dance Hall Style/A Slice of the Cake" (Roots Lover) Moll Selekta
Rootz Radicals - "Bad Government" (single) new release!!!
Donald Byrd - "Jamie" (Ethiopia Knights) Blue Note Records
Ragin Fyah - "Guns Get So Prevalent" (
King Kong feat. Burro Banton - "Old School" (Old School) Irie Ites Records - new release!!!
Ziggy Marley - "Be Free Dub"
Armando Sciascio - "Circuito Chuiso" (Psych Funk 101)
Horace Andy - "Skylarking (Dub)" (12 single)
Capital Letters - "The Roots" (Judgment Day) Sugar Shack Records - new release!!!
Kieran Hebdan and Steve Reid - "1st and 1st" (NYC) Domino Records
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) 
Jimi Tenor  - "Union Ave." (Sahkomies) Sahko/Warp Records
Iya Terra - "Marching On" (Marching On) Iya Terra Records - new release!!!
Betty Davis - "Ooh Yea" (Betty Davis) Light In the Attic Records
Thelonious Monk - "'Round Midnight" (The Very Best of...) Riverside Records
Amnesty - "Mr. President" (Free Your Mind) Now Again Records
Dam Funk - "Hood Pass Intact" (Toeachizown) Stones Throw Records
Sun Ra - "Space Jazz Reverie (The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra) Savoy Records
Don Cherry - "Degi-Degi" (Brown Rice) A&M records
Kay Gees - "Get Down" (Kay Gees) Deep Groove Records
Hot 8 Brass Band - "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (single) - new release!!!
Master Plan, Inc. - "Heart Breaker/Bag Up" (Master Plan, Inc.) Jazzman Records