Saturday, October 31, 2020

Damon Locks - "Rebuild a Nation" (Where Future Unfolds) International Anthem Records

Little Lizard - "Take Me to your Leader" (Earthlings) - new release!!!

Asian Dub Foundation - "Human 47" (Access Denied) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!

Jon Moon - "Praise Jah" (Praise Jah) Yutman Records - new release!!!

Billy Cobham - "Moon Germs" (Total Eclipse) 

Antibalas - N.E.S.T.A. (Liberation Afro Beat v. 1) Ninja Tune Records

Cookie the Herbalist - "Without You" (Without You)  - new release!!!

Manudigital - "Iztapalapa in Dub" (Dub Trotter) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!

Don Cherry - "Melodica" (Multi Kulti) 

Eek-a-Mouse - "Too Young to Understand" (Wah Do Dem) Greensleeves

Jupiter and Okwess - "Na Kozonga" - new release!!!

Khruangbin - "Summer Madness" (single) - new release!!!

Cliff Beach - "Black Moses" (Cliff Beach) - new release!!!

Chicago Underground Duo - "Exponent Red" (Axis and Alignment) 

Azymuth w/ Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheen Muhamood - "Sumare" (Jazz is Dead) Linear Labs - new release!!!

Freddie Hubbard - "Cold Turkey" (Red Clay) 

Don Carlos - "I'm Leaving" (Just a Passing Glance) 

Amanaz - "History of Man" (Africa) Now Again Records!

Pressure Buspipe - "Never Left" (Star Chile e.p.) - new release!!!

Dizzie Gilespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - "Colma 2" (Duets)

Jungle Fire - "Atomico" (Jungle Fire) Nacional Records

Monkey Marc - "Rebel Code" (Rebel Code) - new release!!!

Djosos Krost - "Bloody Day" (No Sign of Bad) Quango Records

Saturday, October 24, 2020

 Soom T - "Vampire of the Empire" (The Arch) X-Ray Productions - new release!!!

Boozoo Bajou - "Treat Me" (Dust My Broom) 

Berlin Boom Orchestra - "Leave No One Behind" (single) - new release!!!

Cody Chesnutt - "Juice in the Dark" (The Headphone Masterpiece)

Berise - "We Di Familia" (single) Shanti Powa Records - new release!!!

Flowdan - "News at 10" (Full Metal Jacket) 

Ill Considered - "Incantation" (3) - new release!!!

Nikitch and Kuna Maze - "JPS" (Debuts) Tru Thoughts Records

Azymuth - "Cat Jump" (Jazz is Dead 4) Linear Labs Records - new release!!!

Red Snapper - "The Rake" (Our Aim is to Satisfy) Warp Records

MachineDrum - "UR2Yung" (A View of U) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!

Butcher Brown - "1992" (#KingButch) - new release!!!

Hermai - "Relight" (Relight) - new release!!!

Josh Johnson - "False Choice" (Freedom Exercise) - new release!!!

Wailing Souls - "Shark Attack" (Around the World) 

Budos Band - "Haunted Sea" (Long in the Tooth) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Spaza - "We've Got a Lot of Work to Do" (Uprize) - new release!!!

Ticklah v. Axelrod - "Deception" (

Bunny Lee - "One Room Shack" (When Jah Shall Come) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!

Tony Tuff - "A Friend in Need" (Tuff Selection) 

JDilla - (Donuts) Stones Throw Records

Maximum Balloon - "Groove with Me" (Maximum Balloon) 

King Tutt - "You Got Me Hung Up" (Keb Darge)

Recloose - "Permutation" (Cardiology) Planet E Records

Congo Natty - "UK All Stars" (Jungle Revolution) Big Dada Records

Friday, October 16, 2020


Asian Dub Foundation - "Access Denied" 

Keleketla! (S/T)

Spaza "Mangaliso Sobukwe" (Uprize) new release!!!

Damon Locks - "Power" (Where Future Unfolds) International Anthem Records

Dub Syndicate - "Yes, It's Bless" (Acres of Space) On U Sound Records

Yabby You - "Heads a Roll Dub" (Dub it to the Top) Blood and Fire Records

Josh Johnson - "Punk" (Freedom Exercise) - new release!!!

Budos Band - "Budonian Nights" (Long in the Tooth) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Mike James Kirkland - "Stay" (single) new release!!!

Gregory Isaacs - "Good Morning" (20 hits) 

Bingy Bunny - "Tonight" (Me and Jane) 

Makaya McCraven - "Above and Beyond" (Highly Rare) International Anthem Records

Ebony Rhythm Band - "Get Yourself Together" (Soul Heart Transplant) Now Again Records

Barrington Levy - "Here I Come" (Here I Come) Greensleeves Records

Don Cherry - "Degi-Degi" (Brown Rice)

Asian Dub Foundation - "Smash and Grab" (Access Denied) X Ray Productions - new release!!!

Lo-Fi Sensibilities - "Cabin Fever" (Headz v2a) Mo Wax Records

MachineDrum - "Believe in U" (I Believe in U) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!

Dam-Funk - "Purple" (Rhythm Trax 4) Stones Throw Records

Nightmares on Wax - "Groove Str." (Smoker's Delight) Warp Records

Mulatu Astatke w/ Heliocentrics - "Fire in the Zoo" (Inspiration Information) Strut Records

Damien Marley - "It Was Written" (Halfway Tree) Tuff Gong Records

Fantastic Negrito - "I'm So Happy I Cry" (Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?) - new release!!!

Bobbi Humphrey - "Please Set Me at Ease" (Blue Break Beats) Blue Note Records

Betty Davis - "70s Blues" (They Say I'm Different) Light in the Attic Records

Keleketla! - "Freedom Groove" (Keleketla!) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!


Saturday, October 10, 2020

The Dread Zone - Playlist: October 12, 2020



SPAZA: Uprize

THE BUDOS BAND: Long in the Tooth

See below for even more new releases!!!

Errol Flabba Holt - "Super Special Dub" (Roots Radics Dub) Tad's Records

Delroy Wilson - "I am Doing my Thing" (Dub Plate Style) Pressure Sounds Records

Machinedrum - "Kane Train" (A View of You) Ninja Tune Records - new release!!!

Desmond Dekker - "007 Shanty Town" (Trojan Records Box Set) Trojan Records

Art Blakey and Jazz Messengers - "Crisis" (Jazz Messengers!!! + Mosaic) Essential Jazz Classics

Budos Band - "Silver Stallion" (Long in the Tooth) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Resistance Revival Chorus - "All You Fascists Bound to Lose" (Joy!) self release - new release!!!

Mistura Pura - "Blue Bus" (Blue Bus) Ubiquity Records - new release!!!

Gaudi - "Theramin" (100 Years of Theramin) Dubmission - new release!!!

Groovy - "Physical Planes" (Groovy) Extreme Records

Little Man and the Inquiries - "Funky Breakdown" (Afterschool Special: 123s of Kid Funk) Numero Group Records

Josh Johnson - "New July" (Freedom Exercise) Northern Spy Records - new release!!!

Dr. Israel - "Revolution" (Inner City Pressure) ROIR Records 

Method of Defiance - "No Justice" (Jahbulon) MOD Productions 

Echocentrics - "The Organizer" (Echo Hotel) Nacional Records

Damon Locks - "Which I Believe I am/Sounds Like Now" (Where Future Unfolds) International Anthem Records

Spaza - "Black Consciousness" (Uprize!) Stranded Records - new release!!!

Azymuth - "Tempos Dos Parana" (Before We Forget) Farout Records

Makaya McCraven - "Turtle Tricks" (Universal Beings) International Anthem Records

BiggaBush - "Dub Interlock" (Biggabush in Dub) Tru Thoughts Records

Damon the Gypsy - "Funky Funky Blues" (Song of a Gypsy) Now Again Records

Manudigital - "Manila" (Manila single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!

Marcy Luarks and Classic Touch - "Funky Boogie Woogie" (Electric Murder) Cultures of Soul Records - new release!!!

Mekbuda - "Catatonic Dub" (Convincing Delusional) Ubiquity Records - new release!!!  

William Onyeabor - "Let's Fall in Love" (Who is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop Records

Saturday, October 3, 2020

 Toots and the Maytals - "Funky Kingston" (Funky Kingston)

Toots and the Maytals - "So Bad" (Reggae Got Soul)

Asian Dub Foundation - "Youthquake Pt. 1: Greta Speaks" (Access Denied) X Ray Productions - new release!!!

DJ Spooky v. Scanner - "Jeterotopian" (The Quick and the Dead) Sulphur Records

Butcher Brown - "Frontline" (#KingButch) Concord Jazz Records - new release!!!

Jungle - "Beat 54" (For Ever) XL Recordings

Dam Funk - "Burn Straight Through U" (Toeachizown) Stones Throw Records

Ken Boothe - "Can't Fight Me Down" (Everything I Own)

Bim Sherman - "Love Forever" (Tribulation) Pressure Sounds

Budos Band - "Long in the Tooth" (single) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Fela Kuti - "Mr. Grammart..." (Monkey Banana/Excuse O) MCA Records

Brasstronaut - "Tricky" (Brasstronaut)

Bigga Ranx - "Regarde Moi" (Sunset Cassette) - new release!!!

Betty Davis - "It's So Good" (Is it Love or Desire?) Light in the Attic Records

Makaya McCraven/Gil Scott-Heron - "New York is Killing Me" (We're New Again) XL Recordings

Makaya McCraven - "LeftO" (Where We Come From) 

Attica Blues - "Sketch" (Headz 2b) Mo Wax Records

Here Lies Man - "So Far Away" (Here Lies Man) Riding Easy Records

Leroy Sibbles - "Give Me What is Mine" (Strictly Roots)

Free Radicals - "I'm Dreaming of a White Power Outage" (White Power Outage) Free Radicals - new release!!!

Dub Syndicate - "Throw Down Your Gun" (Ital Breakfast) On U Sound Records

"Wicked a Go Feel it" (When Jah Shall Come) Pressure Sounds Records - new release!!!

Potatohead People and De La Soul - "Baby Got Work" (single) Concord Jazz Records new release!!!

Grover Washington Jr. - "Black Frost" (Mister Magic) 

Harari - "Good Vives" (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth) Cultures of Soul Records

Joni Haastrup - "Get Out" (Wake Up Your Mind)