Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Dread Zone: August 3, 2020


Ken Boothe - "Stop this World" (single)
Richie Spice - "Eyes to See the World" (Together We Stand) VP Records - new release!!!
Dr. Pablo and Dub Syndicate  -  "Man of Mystery" (On U Soundclash) On U Sound Records
Dub Syndicate - "Hey Ho" (On U Soundclash) On U Sound Records
Peace Development Crew and Cola Cola - "Sound String Up" (single) - new release!!!
Michael Franti and Spearhead - "I Got You" (Work Hard and Be Nice) - new release!!!
Monophonics - "Day By Day" (It's Only Us)
Don Cherry - "Surrender Rose" (Hear and Now)
Lamont Dozier - "Shine" (Black Bach)
The Lightmen - "May 67" (Free as You Wanna Be) Now Again Records
Eugene Blacknell - "Groove Monkey" (We Can't Take Life for Granted) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Bobbi Humphrey - "Fun House" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Pastor Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir - "Joyful Noise" (Like a Ship)
Fantastic Negrito - "Chocolate Samurai" (Have You Lost Your Mind Yet) - new release!!!
Chicago Underground Duo - "Exponent Red" (Axis and Alignment)
The Comet is Coming - "Final Days of the Apocalypse" (Channel the Spirits) Leaf Records
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammod - "Jazz is Dead" (Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!!
Falle Nioke and Ghost Culture - "Barke" (YouKounKoun) Prah Records - new release!!!
Emancipator - "Labyrinth" (Mountain of Memory) Loci Records - new release!!!
Bobby Hutcherson - "8/4 Beat" (Blue and Groovy) Blue Note Records
L'Entourloop and Skarra Mucci - "Da Legacy" (Golden Nuggets) - new release!!!
Alborosie - "Poser" (Freedom and Fyah)
Freddie McKay - "I'm a Free Man" (Lonely Man)
Karrem Riggins - "K.  Riffins" (Alone Together) Stones Throw Records
Maker - "Drop Dead" (Maker v. Now Again 2) Now Again Records
Boscoe - "Now and Den" (Boscoe) Numero Group









Saturday, July 25, 2020

The Dread Zone: July 27, 2020


Babe Rainbow - "Monky Disco (Jo Ba Dub)" (single) Sony Music
Lord Echo - "Low to the Street" (Harmonies) Stones Throw Records
Leon and Rootsquake - "Ride On" (single) - new release!!!
Kenyata Hill feat. Culture - "Free Africa" (single)
Little Ben and the Cheers - "Never More" (Eccentric Soul: The Nickel and Penny Labels) Numero Group
Johnson, Hawkins, - "You Can't Blame Me" (Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label) Numero Group
Majestic Arrows - "Doing it for Us" (Eccentric Soul: The Bandit Label) Numero Group
Horace Andy - "Skylarking" (Inna de Yard) Inna de Yard - new release!!!
Michael Kiwanuka - "I Won't Lie" (Home Again)
Kaleta and Super Yamba Band - "Jibiti (Bosq remix)" (single) - new release!!!
Lafayette Afro Rock Band - "Hihache" (Afro Funk Explosion)
Captain Planet - "Ghost Dance" (No Visa) - new release!!!
Charles Mingus - "Hora Decibitus" (Thirteen Pictures) Columbia Records
Adriane Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammod - "Coneaxo" (Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!!
Miles Davis - "One and One" (On the Corner) Columbia Records
Sefi Zisling - "Reverie with You and Me" (Expanse) Tru Thoughts Records
Spaza -
Adrian Younge and the Delfonics - "Lover's Medley" (Presents the Delphonics)
Keleketla - "Crystalise" (Keleketla!) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!
The Cannibals - "Hey Tonight" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth) Cultures of Soul Records
Sneaks - "Addis" (Highway Hypnosis) Merge Records

Saturday, July 4, 2020

The Dread Zone: July 6, 2020


Keleketla! - "Freedom Groove" (Keleketla!) - new release!!! (South Africa!)
Joe King - "Speak on Up" (An Alternate History of Popular Music) Numero Group
Captain Planet - "Patty Cake" (No Visa) Bastard Jazz Records - new release!!!
Du'Rite - "No Hope" (single) Du'Rite Music - new release!!!
Soom T - "Original That's Me" (Far From Home) new release!!!  
Creations Unlimited - "Crystal Illusion" (An Alternate History of Popular Music) Numero Group
Fantastic Negrito - "Chocolate Samurai" (Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?)

Eek-a-Mouse - "It was my Land" (The Very Best of 2)
Mr. Bojangles - "Ten Dread Commandments" (Scratchy Sounds) Trojan Records
Burning Spear - "Give Me" (Marcus Garey) Island Records
Bim Sherman - "Love in the Ghetto" (Tribulation) Pressure Sounds
Roy Ayers - "African Sounds" (Roy Ayers: Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!!
Johnny Lytle - "Minor Soul" (So Blue, So Funky v. 2) Blue Note Records
Jupiter and Okwess - "Na Kozonga" (Na Kozonga) Zamora Music - new reelase!!! (DRCongo)
Archie Bell and the Drells - "Don't Let the Music Slip Away" (Platinum Collection)
Los Yesterdays - "Time" (Penrose Records v. 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Soul Center aka Thomas Brinkmann - "Time" (III) Mute Records
Abassi All Stars - "Roots Version" (single)

Toots and the Maytals - "It Was Written Down" (Scratchy Sounds) Trojan Records
Barrington Levy - "Black Roses" (Too Experienced) RAS Records
Lord Echo - "Note from Home" (Echoes)
Alias - "Watching Water" (The Other Side of the Looking Glass) Anticon
Thievery Corporation feat. Sister Nancy - "Originality" (Versions) ESL Records
Fab Five Freddy - "Change the Beat" (Celluloid: Change the Beat)
Nightports feat. Betamax - "Ritual" (Nightports feat Betamax) Leaf Records - new release!!!
The Comet is Coming - "Final Eclipse (Full Version)" (Death to the Planet) Leaf Records



Saturday, June 27, 2020

The Dread Zone: June 29, 2020


The Comet is Coming - "March of the Rising Sun" (Death to the Planet e.p.) Leaf Records
Keleketla - "Future Toyi Toyi" (single) - new release!! [from South Africa]
Falle Nioke and Ghost Culture - "Barke" PRAH Recordings - new release!!! [Guinea]
Amanaz - "Africa" (Africa) Now Again Records [1973 release from Zambia]
Oneness of Juju - "Afrobeat" (African Rhythms) Strut Records
Maytones - "Sha La La Disco (extended)" (Greatest Hits) Heartbeat Records [Jamaica]
Israel Vibration - "Jah Love Me" (Strength of My Life) RAS Records [Jamaica]
Roy Ayers - "Synchronized Vibrations" (Roy Ayers: Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release [Los Angeles]
McCoy Tyner - "Wanderer" (Extensions)
Sound Defects - "Oh My" (The Iron Horse)
Nightmares on Wax - "Morse" (Carboot Soul) Warp Records
Akea Beka - "Heartbeat of a Dub" (single) - new release!!!
Bobby Humphrey - "Fun House" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records
Kenny Smyth - "Highway" (Lockdown Riddim) Urban Tree Music - new release!!!
Mulatu Astatke and Heliocentrics - "Live from Tigre Lounge"(Inspiration Information) Strut Records
Nightports and Betamax - "Hydro" (Nightports w/ Betamax) Leaf Records - new release!!!
Pastor Barrett and the Church for Christ Children's Choir - "Nobody Knows" (Like a Ship) Light in the Attic Records
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Pick it Up, Lay it in the Cut" (Dap Dippin') Daptone Records
Shneice McMenamin and Prince Fatty - "90% of Me is You"
Sidiku Buari - "Games we Used to Me" (Disco Fever)
Steve Reid - "Long Time Black" (Nova) Soul Jazz Records
Yussef Kamaal - "Wingtai Drums/Joint 17" (Black Focus)
Yussef Lateef - "Slippin' and Slidin' (Live at Pep's) Impulse!


Friday, June 19, 2020

The Dread Zone: June 22, 2020


Maker - "Sundancer" (Maker v. Now Again Records v. 2) Now Again Records
Antibalas - "Beaten Metal" (Security) Anti Records
The Architect - "Boogie Dola" (Un Plague Sur La Lune) X Ray Production - new elease!!!
SK Simeon and King Toppa - "Namungodi" (single) La Gorda Records- new release!!!
Dubvisionist - "Skylarkin Lounge" (Dubvisionist presents DFL Sessions) Echo Beach - new release!!!
Roy Ayers - "Shadows of the East" (Roy Ayers) Jazz Is Dead - new release!!!
Jamaican Jazz Orchestra - "Hold the Phone" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Ted Coleman Band - "Due Consideration" (Taking Care of Business) BBE Records
Freddie McKay - "I'm a Free Man" (A Lonely Man) 
Public Enemy - "State of the Union (Instrumental) - new release!!!
Keleketla -  "Future Toi Toi" 
Say Their Names
The Bar Kays - "Copy Cat"
Demon Fuzz - "Past, Present, Future" 
Richie Spice - "Rasta Teachings" (Keep Up Riddim) - new release!!!
Don Cherry - "Buddha's Blues" (Hear and Now)
The Comet is Coming - "Cosmic Dust" (Channel the Spirits) Leaf Records
Tricky - "Fall Please" (single) - new release!!!
Dudley Perkins - "Coming Home" (Expressions) Stones Throw Records
Asian Dub Foundation
Mexicali
Barry Adamson - "Something Wicked This Way Comes" (Murky World of...) Mute Records
Lafayette Afro Rock Band - "Dr. Beezar, Soul Frankenstein" (Afro Funk Explosion)
Matata - "Talkin' Talkin'" (Africa Funk) 
J-Felix - "I Remember" (Whole Again Hooligan) Stones Throw Records
Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt- "Con Alma"  (Duets) Verve


Saturday, June 13, 2020

The Dread Zone: June 15, 2020


Manudigital - "Mexicali" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
SK Simeon and King Toppa - "Namungodi" - new release!!!
The Architect - "Boogie Dola" - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Dirty Money" (Dirty Money) Daptone Records
Brother Ah and the Sound Awareness - "Celebration" (Key to Nowhere)
Adriane Young and Ali Shaheen Mahamood w/Roy Ayers - "African Sound"(Jazz is Dead) - new release!!!
Khan Jamal Creative Ensemble - "Breath of Life" (Drum Dance to the Motherland) EM Records
Akae Beka - "Heartbeat of a Dub" (single) - new release!!!
Asian Dub Foundation - "Swarm" (Access Denied) - new release!!!
Dubvisionist and PFL - "Skylarkin Lounge" (single) - new release!!!
Richie Spice - "Rasta Teaching" (Keep Up! Riddim) - new release!!!
Sister Sherin - "Jah Music" (Jah Music e.p.) Echo Beach Records - new release!!!
Augustus Pablo - "East of the River Nile" (East of the River Nile) 
Sneaks - "Addis"
Radio Milwaukee - "Say Their Names" - new release!!!
World's Experience Orchestra  - "The Prayer" (Beginning of a New Birth) Now Again Records 
William Parker/Hamid Drake/Rob Brown/Lewis Barnes - "Groove" (Sound Unity)
Ted Coleman Band - "Samba de" (Taking Care of Business)
Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Run, the Darkness Will Pass" (We are Sent Here by History) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Rob - "Your Kiss Stole Me Away" (Rob the Funky Way) Mr. Bongo Records
Joe McPhee - "Shaky Jake" (Nation Time) 


Saturday, June 6, 2020


Sub Modu - "RAM Generation" (Pidgin Syths) Tru Thoughts - new release!!!
J-Felix - "I Remember" (Whole Again Hooligan) - new release!!!
Butch Cassidy Sound System - "Melodic B" (Echo Tone Defeat) Echo Beach Records
Chiiild - "Pirouette" (Synthetic Soul) - new release!!!
Tony Allen - "Road Close" (Africa Funk)
Empress Kandace - "Rescue Me" (single) - new release!!!
Lafayette Afro Rock Band - "Darkest Light" (Afro Funk Explosion) Manifesto Records
Jah 9 - "Note to Self" (Note to Self) VP Records
Horace Andy - "Skylarking" (Inna de Yard) - new release!!!
The Dynamics - "Dum De Dum" (First Landing) Hacktone Records
Thee Sinners - "Seems Like"
Grover Washington -  "Black Frost"
Dudley Perkins - "Get On Up"
Gonna Roll You Over
Jimi Castor Bunch - "Bad"
Willi Hutch - "Get Ready for the Get Down" (Best of...)
Kashmere Stage Band - "Super Bad" (Texas Funk) Now Again Records!
Bohannon - "A Happy Song for You" (Alive)
Adriane Young and Ali Shaheed Muhammed - "Apocoliptico feat. Azymuth" (Jazz is Dead) - new release!!!
Oscar Peterson Trio - "Naptown Blues" (Hello Herbie)
Rim Kwaku Obeng - "Funky Drummer" (Rim Arrives)
Four Tet - "Anti Racists Tech House

Saturday, May 30, 2020


Prince Fatty - "Take Me as I Am" - new release!!!
Leon and Rootsquake - "Ride On" - new release!!!
Sneaks - "Addis" (Highway Hypnosis)
Los Aggrolites - "In the Rain"
Sub Modu - "Water Get No Enemy" (Pidgin Synths) - new release!!!
Howard Wales - "Huxley's Howl" (single) - new release!!!
Cymande - "Dove" (Cymande)
Funky Destination - "Frequency of Liberation" (Revolution is Only Solution)
Johnnie Walker - "Love Vibrator" (Personal Space) Chocolate Industries/Numero Group
Leifur James - "Angels in Disguise" (Angels in Disguise) - new release!!!
Sun Ra
Tom Misch and Yuseff
Wendell Harrison - "Farewell to Welfare"
Chemical Brothers - "Let Us Build a City" (Born in the Echoes: Deluxe) Astralwerks
Budos Band - "Ghost Talk" (V) Daptone REcords
Kenyatta Hill and Culture - "Free Africa" (single) - new release!!!
Four Tet - "Anti-racism Tech House" (Soundcloud Singles) - new release!!!
Boscoe - "We Ain't Free" (Boscoe) Numero Group
Chezidek - "Because I'm Black" (single) - new release!!!
Eugene Blacknell - "We Have to Live Together" (We Can't Take Life For Granted) Luv 'N' Haight
Gil Scott Heron - "Sign of the Ages" (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised)
Lou Bond - "To the Establishment" (Lou Bond)



Saturday, May 23, 2020

The Dread Zone: May 25, 2020


Dub Inc. - "Never Change" (Better Run Riddim)
Jamaican Jazz Orchestra - "Hold the Phone" (Hold the Phone) - new release!!!
Prince Fatty and Shneice McMenamain - "Take Me As I Am" (Disco Deception) Evergreen Recordings - new release!!!
Rude Boy - "Pump Up the Volume" (single) Echo Beach - new release!!!
Four Tet - "Anti-Racism Techno House" (Soundcloud Recordings)
Sub Modu - "Expensive Shit" (Pidgin Synths) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Funky Destination - "One Brotha to Another" (Revolution is Only Solution)
Manu Chao - "Mama Call" (Clandestino)
Massacre - "Over" (Meltdown) Tzadik Records
Michael Franti and Spearhead - "Soundsystem" (All Rebel Rockers) Anti
Pastor Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir - "Ever Since" (Like a Ship) Light in the Attic
Oscar Peterson Trio with Herb Ellis - "Naptown Blues" (Hello Herbie)
Rocket Juice and the Moon - "There" (Rocket Juice and the Moon)
Sounds of Liberation - "Back Streets of Heaven" (Unreleased)
Kenyatta Hill feat. Culture - "Free Africa" (single) Rockers Artist Agency - new release!!!
Leon and Roots Quake - "Ride On" (single) Fridge Records - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Mttt pt. 1 and 2" (Fu Chronicles) Daptone Records
Sun Ra - "There Are Worlds..." (Lanquidity) Evidence Records

Saturday, May 9, 2020


Falle Nioke and Ghost Culture - "Barke" (Single) Prah Records - new release!!!
Chicano Batman - "Color My Life" (Invisible People) ATO Records - new release!!!
Bim Sherman - "Love Forever" (Tribulation) Pressure Sounds Records
Mikey Dread - "SWALK" (Best Sellers) CD Baby Records
John Carroll Kirby - "Blueberry Beads" (My Garden) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!
Cornell Campbell - "Jah Jah Me No Horn Yuh" (Original Blue Recordings) Mol Selekta Records
Michael James Kirkland - "What Have We Done" (Hang On in There) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Isaac Hayes - "Medley: Ike's Rap 2" (Black Moses)
Horace Andy - "Skylarking" (Inna de Yard) - new release!!!
Soom T - "Original That's Me" (Far From Home) - new release!!!
Dub Thompson - "No Time" (9 Songs) Dead Oceans Records
Leifur James - "Angel in Disguise" (Wise Old Man) Late Nite Tales - new release!!!
Prince Fatty feat. Hollie Cook - "Milk and Honey" (Survival of the Fattest) Mr. Bongo Records
Eskaton - "Dagon" (Psych Funk 101) World Psychedelic Funk Classics
Sound Defects - "You're Mine" (Iron Horse)
Thievery Corporation - "Sound the Alarm" (Radio Retaliation) ESL Records
Moodymann - "Basement Party" (single)
Jah9 - "You and I" (Note to Self) VP Records - new release!!!
Chiiild - "Back to Life" (Synthetic Soul) Avante Garden Records - new release!!!
The Relatives - "Rational Culture/Testimony" (Goodbye World) Ubiquity Records
Roy Porter Sound Machine - "Panama" (The Story of...)
Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Behold the Deceiver" (We are Sent Here by History) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Los Yesterdays - "Tell Me I'm Dreaming" (Penrose Records v. 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Algiers - "Remains" (Algiers) Matador Records

Sunday, May 3, 2020


Tony Allen - "Asiko (In a Silent Way Mix" (Black Voices)
Fela Kuti - "Let's Start" (Live with Ginger Baker)
Soom T - "Original That's Me" (Far From Home) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Amlak Red Square - "Heart of Love" (single) - new release!!!
Horace Andy - "Skylarking" (Inna de Yard) - new release!!!
Donald Byrd - "The Dude" (Electric Byrd) Blue Note Records
Herbie Hancock - "Fat Mama" (Fat Albert Rotunda)
Billy Cobham - "El Barrio" (Inner Conflicts) CBS Records
Amanaz - "History of Man" (Africa) Now Again Records!
Adrian Younge and the Delfonics - "I Can't Cry No More" (Adrian Younge Presents...) Wax Poetics Records
Jason Joshua - "Language of Love" (Penrose Records v. 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Chiiild - "Ease on Yourself" (Synthetic Soul)
Freddie Hubbard - "Red Clay" (Red Clay)
John Coltrane - "The Drum Thing" (Crescent) Impulse Records
Kieran Hebdan and Steve Reid - "1st and 1st" (NYC) Domino Records
The Lightmen - "#109 Psychosomatic" (Free as you Wanna Be) Now Again Records!

Sunday, April 26, 2020

The Dread Zone: April 27, 2020



Bohannon - "Let's Start the Dance 2" (Alive) 
Airto Fogo - "1973 Carmen Avenue" (Airto Fogo)
Gorillaz v. Spacemonkeyz - "Dub 0 9" (Laika Come Home)
Jordan Mackampa - "Magic" (Foreigner) - new release!!!
J-Felix - "Whole Again Hooligan" (Whole Again Hooligan) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!
Los Yesterdays - "Time" (Penrose Records v. 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Jah9 - "Ma'at (Each Man)" (Note to Self) VP Records - new release!!!
Boscoe - "We Ain't Free" (Boscoe) Numero Group Records
Damon the Gypsy - "The Road of Life" (Songs of Gypsy) Now Again Records!
Eero Koivinstoinen - "Near But Far Away" (3rd Version) 
Adrian Younge and Ali Sheen Muhummad - "Distant Mode (feat. Gary Bartz)" (Jazz Is Dead) - new release!!!
Dizzie Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - "Sumphin" (Duets) 
Chiiild - "Pirouette" (Synthetic Soul) - new release!!!
Emancipator - "Alligator" (Mountain of Memory) - new release!!!
Butch Cassidy Sound System - "Fireball" (Echo Tone Defeat)
The Altons - "When You Go, That's When You'll Know" (Penrose Records v. 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Acid Arab - "Ras El Anin" (Jdid) - new release!!!
Harvey and the Phenomenals - "Soul and Sunshine" (An Alternate History of Rock and Roll) Numero Group Records. 
The Greer Brothers - "We Don't Dig No Bussing" (After School Special: The 123s of Kid Soul) Numero Group Records
Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCraven - "Me and the Devil" (We're New Again) XL Recordings - new release!!!
William Parker/Hamid Drake/Rob Brown/Lewis Barnes - "Harlem" (Sound Unity) 
Rahassan Roland Kirk - "Spirit Above" (Voluntary Slavery) Atlantic Records

Sunday, April 19, 2020

The Dread Zone: April 20, 2020



Jah9 – “Race Away” (Note to Self) VP Records - new release!!!
The Butch Cassidy Sound System – “Pulsar City” (Echo Tone Beat) OLAP Records
Andy Stott – “Bad Wires” (We Stay Together) Modern Love Records
Emancipator – “Labyrinth” (Mountain of Memory) Loci Records - new release!!!
Chiiild – “Back to life” (Synthetic Soul) Avant Garden Records -  new release!!!
Adrian Young and Ali Shaheed Mahammod – “Apocolyptico” (Jazz is dead) Jazz is Dead Records - new release!!!
Barry Adamson – “Saturn in the summertime” (The murky world of Barry Adamson) Mute Records
Thee Sinners – “Seems Like (Penrose Records v 1) Penrose Records - new release!!!
Thee Sacred Souls – “Can I call you rose” (Penrose Records v 1) new release!!!
The Delfonics – “Enemies” (Adrian Young Presents…) Wax Poetics Records
Detroit Sex Machines – “Rap it together” (Searching for Soul) Luv ‘N’ Haight Records
Monophonics – chances (it’s only us) Colemine Records - new release!!!
Mr. Elovator and Brain Hotel – Grape Jelly (Jam) (Nico and Her Psychedelic Subconscious) Rad Cat Records
Rocket Juice and the Moon - "Hey Shooter" (Rocket Juice and the Moon) Honest Jon's Records
Shabaka Hutchings – "Til Freedom Comes" (We Are Sent Here By History) Impulse Records - new release!!!
Universal Togetherness Band – “Once in a Lifetime” (Universal Togetherness Band) Numero Group Records
J Felix – "Take me to the gutter" (Whole again hooligan) Tru Thoughts Records
Eugene Blacknell – “I'm So Thankful" (We Can't Life For Granted) Luv 'N' Haight Records
The Propositions – “Groovin for the Groove" (Funky Disposition) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Survival – "Jungle Justice" (Simmer Down) Strawberry Rain Records
Sofa Surfers – “Passin Thru’” (See the Light) ESL Records

Monday, March 16, 2020


The Relatives - "Rational Culture/Testimony" (Goodbye World) Ubiquity Records
Prince Far I (Cry Tuff Dub Encounter
The Daktaris - "Daktari Walk" (Soul Explosion) Daptone Records
The Two Things in One - "Snag Nasty" (Street Sounds from the Bay Area) BGP Records
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "Got a thing on my mind" (Dap-Dippin) Daptone Records
Brownout - "Ayer y hoy" (Aguilas and Cobras) Six Degrees Records
"Can't you hear me"
Rebelution - "Feeling Alright" (Courage to Grow) Rebelution
Tribal Seeds - "Moonlight" (Representing) Tribal Seeds
Roots Radics - "Dread n South Africa" (Forward Ever, Backwards Never) Heartbeat Records
Collie Buddz - "Come Around" (single) Columbia Records
Soom T - "Far From Home" (Far From Home) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (Kosmo Sound) - new release!!!
Bohannon - "Run it on down, Mr. DJ" (
James Brown Remixed - "Funky Drummer" (In the Jungle Groove)
Sugar Minott - "Chant" (Rare Gems)
Billy Cobham - "Snoopy/Search for Red Barron" (Spectrum)
Joe McPhee - "Nation Time" (Nation Time)
Delfonics - "Stop and look and you have found love" (Adrian Young Presents...)
Lonnie Smith - "I Can't Stand It" (Live at Mozambique)
Darando - "True" (Let My People Go) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Jungle Fire - "Slipshot/Emboscada" (Jungle Fire) Nacional Records - new release!!!
Monophonics - "Lying Eyes" (Sound of Sinning)

Monday, March 9, 2020

McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Impulse Records
McCoy Tyner - "Blues Stride" (Infinity) Impulse Records
Barry Adamson - "Deja Voodoo" (As Above So Below) Mute Records
Soom T - "Far From Home" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Subatomic Sound System - "Champion Sound (dancehall 10" mix)" (Champion Sound) - new release!!!
Algiers - "Losing is Ours" (There is no year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Amanaz - "I am Very Far" (Africa) Now Again Records
Andy Stott - "Cherry Eye" (We Stay Together)
Barrington Levy - "Sister Carol" (Englishman) Greensleeves Records
Jimmy Smith - "For Everyone Under the Sun" (Root Down) Verve Records
Sammy Dread - "In a Man's Heart" (Road Block)
Coleman Hawkins - "Almost Dawn" (The Hawk Swings)
Yabby You - "Beware" (Beware)
Jah Seal - "Spiritual Warriors" (Intergalactic Detective Agency)  New release!!!
Open Season - "Rock Steady" (Rocksteady) - new release!!!
Tambour Battant - "Mad Outta Road" (Mad Outta Road) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) Tru Thoughts Records
Ted Coleman Band - "Can You Feel It" (Taking Care of Business)
The Relatives - "Rational Culture/Testimony" (Goodbye World) Ubiquity Records

Monday, March 2, 2020


Analea Brown - "Turn Up" (Queendom) Regime International Records - new release!!!
Creation Dub - "Next to Jah/Africa Dub" (Creation Dub) Wackies Records
Gava - "That's Called Rape" (One of One) self release - new release!!!
Sun Ra - "Sound Spectra" (Other Planes of There) Evidence Records
Sefi Zisling - "Happy Solar Return" (Expanse) - new release!!!
Justin Hinds - "Travel with Love" (Travel with Love) Nighthawk Records
DJ Vadim - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) - new release!!!
Earth Beat Movement- "Pull Up" (70 BPM) Self Release
Hollie Cook - "Postman"(Twice) Prince Fatty Production
Wailing Souls - "How does it feel"(Firehouse Rock)
- Wackie's - "Lam's International Dub"(African Roots-Act 2)
Rough Sounds- "America Run Hot"(Roots Vibration)
Tambour Battant- "Mad Outta Road ft. Red Fox & George Palmer"(Mad Outta Road) - new release!!!
Papa Levi- "Me No Care"(Birth of Dancehall)
Lee Fields- "Bad Trip"(Problems)
-Chicago Underground Trio- "Quail"(Flamethrower)
Blackalicious- "Make You Feel that Way"(Blazing Arrow)
the Delfonics- "To be your one"(Adrian Young Presents)
Kienr Hebdan & Steve Reid - "Lyman Place"(NYC) Domino Records
Poolside- "Losing Control"(Low Season) - new release!!!
Acid Arab - "Electrique Yarghol" (Jdid) Crammed Discs - new release!!!





Monday, February 17, 2020

Sister Candy - "Connection Connection" (Dancehall Explosion) Trojan Records
Joe Gibbs -
World's Experience Orchestra - "Nine Degrees and Cold" (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records
Gil Scott Heron - "I'll Take Care of You" (We're New Again) XL Recordings - new release!!!
Shuggie Otis - "Aht Uh Mi Hed" (Inspiration Information) Luaka Bop Records
Chicago Underground Duo - "Access and Enlightenment" (Axis and Alignment)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records
Don Cherry - "Universal Mother" (Hear and Now)
Pharaoh Sanders - "The Creator Has a Master Plan" (Karma)
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records
DJ Vadim and Jman - "Good Old Days" (Likkle More) X-Ray Production - new release!!!
Poolside - "Around the Sun" (Low Season) - new release!!!
Lady Wray - "Cut Me Loose" (16 Queen Alone) Big Crown Records
Hollie Cook - "Sweet Like Chocolate"
Johnny Osbourne - "In Your Eyes" (Never Stop Fighting) Greensleeves
Mighty Diamonds - "Pass the Couchie/Have Mercy" (I Need a Roof)
Charles Mingus - "Haitian Fight Song" (The Clown) Atlantic Records
Algiers - "Losing is Ours" (There is No Year) Matador Records - new release!!!
Antibalas - "Lai Lai" (Fu Chronicles) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Monday, February 10, 2020


Alborosie - "Money" (Escape From Babylon) Greensleeves
Ras Michael -
Matty G - "War" (single)
Sons of Kemet - "My Name is Mamie Phipps" (Your Queen Is A Reptile) Impulse Records
Tambour Battant - "Mad Outta Road" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!
Sister Carol - "Black Cinderella" (Black Cinderella) Heartbeat Records
Barrington Spence - "Rockers Time" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records
United Soul Association - "Sticky Boom Boom" (Inner City Sounds) Luv 'N' Haight Records
Betty Davis - "Git In There" (They Say I'm Different) Light In the Attic Records
Kay Gees - "Killowatt Invasion" (The Kay Gees) Deep Beat/Groove Records
Gil Scott-Heron - "New York Is Killing Me" (We're New Again) XL Records - new release!!!
Kosmo Sound - "Furious" (single) Zephyrus Records - new release!!!
Algiers - "Dispossession" (There is No Year) Matador Records
Antibalas - "MTTT Pt. 2" (Fu Chronicles) Daptone Records
Duke Ellington - "Fluerette Africaine" (Money Jungle) Blue Note Records
McCoy Tyner - "Contemplation" (The Real McCoy) Impulse Records
Steve Reid - "Lion of Judah" (Nova) Soul Jazz
Papa Tullo - "Opportunity" (Tullo At Home)
Bobbi Humphrey - "My Little Girl" (Satin Doll) Blue Note
Augustus Pablo - "East of the River Nile" (East of the River Nile)
Big Youth - "Train to Rhodesia" (Dreadlock Dread)
Numero Group
Etana
Earth Beat Movement