Saturday, September 11, 2021

 Taj Weekes - "Rainstorm" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Uwe Banton - "Keep on Learning" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release!!!

Beat Pharmacy - "House of Love" (Wicked Times) 

Midnite - "Up Full" 

Mike James Kirkland - "Together" (Don't Sell Your Soul) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Adrian Younge - "Jimmy's Dead" (Black Dynamite Soundtrack) Linear Labs

Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble - "Virus B" (Radio Axiom: A dub transmission) Axiom Records

APC - "Samo Echo" (APC Tracks v. 2) APC Records

Sault - "Bitter Streets" (Sault 9) Forever Living Originals Records - new release!!!

Jungle - "Fire" (Loving in Stereo) Caiola Records - new release!!!

Sun Ra - "Celestial Love" (Nuclear War)

Azymuth - "Antes Que Esqueça" (Before We Forget) Farout Records

Joon Moon - "Feel It" (Chrysalis) - new release!!!

Bim Sherman - "Tribulation" (Tribulation) Pressure Sounds Records

Oscar Brown, Jr. - "Muffled Drums" (Oscar Brown Goes to Washington) Verve Records

Carla Bley - "Life Goes On" (Life Goes On)

Pachyman - "Sunset Sound" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!!

DJ Drez - "Universe" (

Yabby You - "Zambia" (Dub it to the Top) Blood and Fire Records

Cochemea - "Mimbrenos" (Vol. 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

The Poets of Rhythm - "Survival of the Freshest" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Al Dos Band - "Confusion" - Kalita Records - new release!!!

Justine and the Victorian Punks - "Still You" (Khruangbin: Late Nite Tales) Late Nite Tales

Desire Marea - "Tavern Kween" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Navy - "One Shot" (Blue) 

Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Behold, the Deceiver" (We are Sent by History) Impulse Records!

Soweto Gospel Choir - "Rivers of Babylon" (African Spirit)

Movers - "Soweto Disco" (Next Stop Soweto 4) Strut Records


Russell Mills - "Gleam and Drag" (Pearl and Umbra)


The Dread Zone: September 13, 2021

The Seed Organization Meets Richie Phoe - "Zebra" (Northern Faction 4) Northern Faction Records

African Head Charge - "Ready You Ready" (Visions of Psychedelic Africa) On U Sound Records

Solomon Jabby - "Strongerhold Destroyer Dub" (Zion Gates)

Benjamin Zephaniah - "Responsible" (Naked) One Little Independent Records

Navy - "Pity" (Bleu) - new release!!!

Brian Jackson - "Nancy Wilson" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead Records - new release!!!

Mexican Dubwiser - "Revolution Radio" (In Dub) Echo Beach Records

The Expansions - "Pocket 5" (Murmur) Albert's Favorites Records

Alewya feat. Moses Boyd - "The Code" (single) Because Records - new release!!!

Moonshine - "Tibo Tisiba" (SMS For Location v. 4) - new release!!!

Selectah - "Wede Man (Hoody Mix)" (Chemical Brothers: Live at the Social) 

Roy Ayers - "Rock My Roll" (Destination Motherland) Universal Records

Mpharanya and the Peddlers - "Disco" (single) Kalita Records - new release!!!

Jungle - "Can't Stop the Stars" (Loving in Stereo) Caiola Records - new release!!!

Billy Cobham - "Lunarputians" (Total Eclipse) Atlantic Records

Poets of Rhythm - "Smile (While You're Cryin')" (Define/Discern) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Joon Moon - "Young" (Chrysalis) - new release!!!

Theon Cross - "The Spiral" (single) New Soil/Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Kunzite - "Supreme Beam" (Visuals) Lowly/Wilder Records - new release!!!

Africali -"AfroElectro" (single) Bandcamp

Fab Five Freddy - "Change the Beat" (Deconstruction) Celluloid Records

Funky Destination - "One Brotha to Another" (Revolution is Only Solution) Timewarp Records

The Upsetters - "Groove Dubber" (Sound System Scratch) Pressure Sounds Records 

Michael Prophet - "Turn Them Around" (Gunman) Greensleeves Records

Anchorsong - "Remedy" (Mirage) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

Tom Tom Club - "(C'mon) Surrender" (The Good, the Bad, the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!

DJ Wally - "I Spy" (Celestial Mechanix) Thirsty Ear Records

Ezra Collective - "Shade" (We Out Here) Brownswood Records

Wayne Shorter - "Armageddon" (Night Dreamer) Blue Note Records



Saturday, September 4, 2021

 Dub Syndicate and Lee Scratch Perry - "Dubbing Psycho Thriller"

Navy - "Scorpio's Letter" (Bleu) - new release!!!

Kiefer - "I Love My Friends" (When There's Love Around) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray - "Night Drums" (Leave the Bones) - new release!!!

Alewya - "Jagna" (single) - new release!!!

Ratatat - "Dura" (LP3)

Jungle - "Whatcha Know About Me" (Loving in Stereo) - new release!!!

Kunzite - "Frosty" (Visuals) - new release!!!

Carlos Nino and Friends - "It's All Happening"

Pachyman - "Foundation Sound" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!!

Phonosonics - "Beautiful Things" (single) Canadian

Uwe Banton - "Speak the Truth" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release!!!  German

Amon Tobin - "Rosies" (Out From Out Where/Verbal e.p.) 

John Caroll Kirby - "Weep" (Septet) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Maston w/ Le'Eclair - "Souvenir" (Souvenir) - new release!!!

Taj Weekes - "March of the Silent" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Khruangbin - "Sunny's Vision" (

Desire Marea - "Studies in Black Trauma

Sons of Kemet - "Breadfruit" (Lest We Forget What We Came Here to Do)

Live Without Fear - "Rasta" (Infinite Spirit Music) Jazzman Records

Andy Stott - "New Ground"

Friday, August 13, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 16, 2021

Pachyman - "Destroy the Empire" (The Return of Pachyman) ATO Records - new release!!! 

Khruangbin - "Rules (Scientist Dub)" (Hasta el Cielo) 

DJ Signify - "Peak-a-boo pt. 3" (Sleep No More) 

Badbadnotgood - "Limits to Your Love" (BBNG2)

Dub Syndicate - "Forward Not Back" (Stoned Immaculate) On U Sound

Theon Cross - "We Go Again" (single) Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Jungle - "All of the Time" (Loving in Stereo) AWAL Recordings - new release!!!

Al-Dos Band - "Confusion" (Doing Our Thing With Pride) Kalita Records - new release!!! 

Brian Jackson - "Duality" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!  

The Poets of Rhythm - "Ham Gallery" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Manudigital and Rastars feat Luciano - "Live My Life" (Rastars) - new release!!!

Taj Weekes - "Bang Bang" (Pause) Jatta Records - new release!!!

Roy Ayers - "Africa: Center of the World" (Africa: Center of the World) Polydor Records 

Desire Marea - "Tavern Kween" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Navy - "Scorpion Letter" (Bleu) The Other Songs Records -  new release!!!

Lava La Rue - "Lift You Up" (Butter Fly e.p.) - new release!!!

Kamasi Washington - "Street Fighter Mas" (Heaven and Earth) 

Triforce - "Walls" (We Out Here) Brownswood Recordings 

Carlos Nino and Friends - "Garden of Bells" (Going Home)

Poolside - "Feel Alright" (Heat)

African Head Charge - "Free Chant" (Songs of Praise) On U Records

Joy Card - "Black Girl" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records

Medeski, Martin and Wood - "Seven Deadlies" (Tonic)






Saturday, August 7, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 9, 2021


Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray - "Kite Zo A" (Leave the Bones) Anjunadeep Records - new release!!! 

Tom Tom Club - "Soul Fire" (The Good, the Bad and the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!!

Solomon Jabby - "Back From the Grave Dub" (Zion Gates)

Khruangbin - "A La Sala" (Hasta el Cielo) Night Time Stories 

Brian Jackson - "Ethiopian Sunshower" (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead Records - new release!!!

Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - "Delta Man" (Bridges) 

Manudigital and Half Pint - 'Cradle of Civilization" (Rastar All Stars) Rastar Records - new release!!!

Lava La Rue - "Magpie" (Butter Fly e.p.) Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Baaba Maal - "One Day" (The Traveler) Palm Records

Biggabush - 'East Africa Dub" (Biggabush in Dub) Lion Head Records

Alewya - "Jagna" (single) Because Music - new release!!!

Desire Marea - "Zibuyile Izimakade" (Desire) Mute Records - new release!!!

Alice Coltrane - "Lord, Help Me to Be" (A Monastic Trio) Impulse Records

Carlos Nino and Friends - "It's All Happening" (Flutes, Echoes, It's All Happening) International Anthem Records

Cochemea - "Chito's Song" (Vol 2.  Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Poolside - "Hot in the Shade" (Heat) Poolside Music LLC

John Caroll Kirby - "The Quest for Chico Hamilton" (Septet) Stone's Show Records - new release!!!

The Poets of Rhythm - "Fondle Rock" (Discern/Define) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Betty Padgett - "Sugar Daddy pt. 2" (Betty Padgett) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Mike James Kirkland - "The Prophet" (Don't Sell Your Soul/Hang On in There) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Max Romeo - "Open the Iron Gates" (Open the Iron Gates) Blood and Fire Records

Dry and Heavy - "Don't Give Up the Fight" (One Punch) Beat Records

Uwe Banton - "This Train" (Free Your Mind) Rasta Yard Records - new release

Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen - "OTO Jam" (OTO Live Party) Moog Industries

Saturday, July 31, 2021

The Dread Zone: August 2, 2021

 Beat Pharmacy - "Sunshine" (Wikkid Times)

Brian Jackson - "Ethiopian Sunshower" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

Mouse on Mars - "Shunkel" (Iora Tahiti) Too Pure Records

Sons of Kemet - "For the Culture" (Black to the Future) Impulse Records - new release!!!

Badbadnotgood - "Triangle" (3) 

Israel Vibration - "Jericho" (Jericho) 

Junior Murvin - "Rescue Jah Children" (Police and Thieves) 

Sub Dub - "Revolution" (Dancehall Malfunction) Asphodel Records

Newcleus - "Destination Earth (1999)" (Jam on Revenge)

Linval Thompson - "12 Tribes of Israel" (Ride on Dreadlocks) Blood and Fire Records

Jah Skerta - "I Who Have Nothing" (Jah Son Invasion) Wackies Records

Nina Simone - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Best of...)

Buraka Som Sistema - "Eskeleto" (Komba)

Cochemea - "Black Pearl" (Voll 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Shabaka and the Ancestors - "Run, the Darkness Will Pass" (We are Sent Here By History) Impulse Records

Experimental Audio Research - "Untitled" (Koner Experiment)

Sault - "The Light's in Your Hands" (9) - new release!!!

Kiefer - "When There's Love Around" (single) Stone's Throw Records - new release!!!

Buck 65 - "10" (Weirdo Magnet) Warner

Alewa - "The Code" (single) new release!!!

Mad Professor

Roy Ayers - "Love Will Bring Us Back Together" (Destination Motherland)

Sly and Family - "I Don't Know (Satisfaction)" (Fresh)

Lafayette Afro Rock Band - "Nicky" (Afro Funk Explosion)

Bro David - "Experience" (Modern Music From Belize) Cultures of Soul Records

Poolside - "Golden Hour" (Pacific Standard Time) 

Horace Andy - "Let's Live in Love" (Dance Hall Style) Wackies Records



Sunday, July 25, 2021

 Sault - "Bitter Streets" (9) - new release!!!

Sofa Surfers - "If It Weren't For You" (Cargo) 

Floating Points w/ Pharoah Sanders - "Movement 2" (Promises) 

Alewya - "The Code" (single) - new release!!!

Resonators - "Wandering" (The Constant) Wah Wah 45

Phonosonics - "Beautiful Things" (single) Independent - new release!!!

Kiefer - "I Remember This Picture" (single) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Breakage feat. Burial - "Vial" (Foundation) 

Henrick Nicholson - "Brotherly Love" (Black Art from the Black Ark) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!

Manudigital feat. Linval Thompson - "Praise Jah Jah"  (Manudigital Meets Rastar Allstars v. 1) Rastar Records - new release!!!

Family of Eve - "I Want to be Loved by You" (Keb Darge Presents The Best of Legendary Deep Funk)

Thundercat - "Funny Thing" (It is What it Is) Brainfeeder Records

Navy - "One Shot" (single)

Moodyman - "Dirty Little Bonus Beats" (Black Mahogany 2) KDJ Records

Cochemea - "Chito's Song" (Vol 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Kamasi Washington - "Lua Sol" (Heaven and Earth) Young Turk Records

Nubya Garcia - "Once" (We Out Here) Brownswood Records

Moses Boyd - "Nepture" (Time and Space)

Nightmares on Wax - "You Wish" (In a Space Outa Sound) Warp Records

Tom Tom Club - "She's Dangerous" (The Good, the Bad and the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!

Myron and E - "If I Gave You My Love" (Broadway) Stones Throw Records

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Blacknuss" (Blacknuss) Atlantic Records

Feater - "Cosmic Dust" (Community: 15 years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records

Nightports and Betamax - "Hydro" (Nightports and Betamax) Leaf Records

Lava La Rue - "Magpie" (single) 

Nina Simone - "Break Down and Let it All Out" (The Best of)

Nombila - "Umuntu Wam" (single) 


Saturday, July 17, 2021

 Tom Tom Club - "Time to Bounce" (The Good, the Bad, and the Funky) Nacional Records - new release!!!

Gentleman's Dub Club - "Last Chance" (Down to Earth) Easy Star Records

Shawn Lee - "Bina" (World of Funk) Ubiquity Records

Theon Cross - "We Go Again" (single) - new release!!!

Lava La Rue - "Angel" (Butter Fly e.p.) - new release!!!

Robert Finley - "All My Hope" (Sharecropper's Son) Easy Eye Sound - new release!!!

Barrington Levy - "Black Roses" (Acousticalevy) 

Augustus Pablo and King Tubby - "Stop Them Jah" (Uptown Rockers) Greensleeves

Alborosie - "Life to Live" (For the Culture) Greensleeves Records - new release!!!

Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids - "Land of Ra" (An Angel Fell) Strut Records

Grizzly - "Up Through the Down Pipe" (The Black Album) K7!

Disrupt - "Riddim Grid" (Foundation Bit) Jahtari Records

Kamasi Washington - "Street Fighter Mas" (Heaven and Earth) Young Turk Records

Airto Fogo - "Satine Dog" (Airto Fogo)

Bobbi Humphrey - "Satin Doll" (Satin Doll) Blue Note Records

Adrian Younge - "Shine" (Black Dynamite Soundtrack) Linear Labs Records

Fetisch Park - "Blow" (Alluvial) Extreme Records

Cochemea - "Tukaria" (Vol. 2: Baca Sewa) Daptone Records - new release!!!

St. Germain - "La Goutee D'Or" (The Tourist)

Sons of Kemet - "In Remembrance of Those Fallen" (Black to the Future) Impulse Records - new release!!!

Femi Kuti - "No Bigmanism Spoil Government" (Stop the Hate)

Leroy Sibbles - "Love and Happiness" (Strictly Roots)

Subatomic Soundsystem - "Walking on the Moon" (Northern Faction 4) Northern Faction Records

The Comet is Coming - "The Afterlife" (The Afterlife) Impulse Records

Graham Haynes - "Solo" (Tones for the 21st Century)


Friday, July 9, 2021

The Dread Zone: July 12, 2021

Scientist (feat. Hempress Sativa) - "Boom (Wah Dah Dah Deng)" (Scientist Meets Hempress Sativa in Dub)  - Conquering Lion Records

DJ Spooky - "Bass Pressure Mix" (Celestial Mechanix: The Blue Series Mix) Thirsty Ear Records

Lee Scratch Perry and the Upsetters - "Little Flute Chant" (Scratch Attack!) RAS Records

Jupiter and Okwess - "You Sold Me a Dream" (Na Kozanga) Everloving Records -  new release!!!

Navy - "One Shot" (single) The Other Songs/Pretty /Boy Worldwide Records - new release 

Moonshine and Awwz - "BB Cry" (SMS Location v. 4) Forseen Records - new release 

Theon Cross - "We Go Again" (single) - new release!!!

Kiefer - "When There's Love Around" (single) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Makaya McCraven - "Inner Flight" (Universal Being) International Anthem Records

John Caroll Kirby - "Weep" (Septet) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Oscar Brown, Jr. - "Living Double in a World of Trouble" (Oscar Brown Goes to Washington) Verve Records

Clinton Fearon - "Rich Man Poor Man" (Mi in Mi Guitar)

The Gladiators - "Chatty Chatty Mouth" (Deadlocks the Time is Now) Frontline

Afro Soul-tet - "Drumbouie (Adrodesia) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Riot - "Do it Right" (Searching for Soul) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Sault - "Fear" (9) Forever Living Originals - new release!!!

Joe Armon-Jones - "Go See" (We Out Here) Brownswood Recordings

Gorillaz vs. Spacemonkeyz - "Dub 09" (Laika Come Home)

Lava La Rue - "Magpie" (single) Marathon Artists - new release!!!

Machinedrum - "Spin Blocks" (A View of U) Ninja Tune Records

Okute - "Gaston's Rumba" (Okute) Chulo Records - new release!!!

Adrian Younge - "First Step On the Moon" (Something About April) Linear Labs Records

Kamasi Washington - "Rerun" (Epic) 

Love Trio in Dub feat. U Roy - "Love Version

Jeff Parker - "Get Dressed" (The New Breed) International Anthem Records

Gia Yea - "A New Haiti" (single) One Heart Entertainment - new release!!!

Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX - "Piano Player"/"I've Been Me" (We're New Here) XL Recordings


Thursday, July 1, 2021

The Dread Zone: July 5, 2021

Sault – “Trap Life” (Nine) Bandcamp – new release!!!

Moonshine feat Ahadadream - “Whoah” (SMS Location v. 4) – new release!!!

Boards of Canada – “Nlogax” (Hi-Score) Skam Records

Derrick Harriott – “Slave (12” Version)” (Pressure Sounds) Heartbeat Records

Turbulence – “Jamaican Holiday” (single) – new release!!!

Willi Williams – “Master Plan” (Six the Hard Way) Heartbeat Records

Thundercat – “Interstellar Love” (It Is What It Is) 

BadBadNotGood – “Mass Appeal/Transmission” (BBNG)

Willi BoBo – “Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries” (Verve Unmixed 2) Verve Records

Kokoroko – “Abusey Junction” (We Out Here) Brownswood Recordings

Kiefer – “When There’s Love Around” (single) – new release!!!

John Caroll Kirby – “Sensing Not Seeing” (Septet) Stones Throw Records – new release!!!

Creation Rebel – “Space Movement Section 7” (Historic Moments 2) On U Sound Records

Jamie Branch – “23 and Me, Jupiter Redux” (Fly or Die: Live) International Anthem Records – new release!!!

Menahan Street Band – “Cabin Fever” (The Exciting Sounds of…) Daptone Records -new release!!!

Lalo Schrifrin – “Jaws” (Black Widow) CTI Records

Lava La Rue – “Lift You Up” (Butter Fly e.p.) Marathon Artists – new release!!!

Navy – “One Shot” (single) The Other Songs/Pretty Boy Worldwide (Dominican)– new release!!!

Carlos Nino and Friends – “Lasos 79 ‘Til Infinity” (More Energy Fields, Current) International Anthem – new release!!!

Sons of Kemet – “Envision Yourself Levitating” (Black to the Future) Impulse Records – new release!!!

Omid – “Always Being Born” (Monolith) Mush Records

Horace Andy – “Got to Be Sure” (Skylarking) Studio One Records

Earth and Stone – “Jail House Set Me Free” (Kool Roots)

Eero Koivistoinen – “Near But Far Away” (3rd Version)

Brian Jackson – “Mars Walk” (Jazz Is Dead 8) Jazz Is Dead Records – new release!!!

Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad – “Raven” (Midnight Hour) Linear Labs Records 

Whitefield Brothers – “Yakuba” (In the Raw) Now Again Records

Gil Scott-Heron – “The Prisoner” (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised) 

Heliocentrics – “Vibrations of the Fallen Angels” (Fallen Angels e.p.) Stones Throw Records

The Dread Zone: June 28, 2021

Thievery Corporation – “Truth and Rights” (Babylon Rewound) ESL Records

Qaballah Steppers – “Fall of the Tower of Convention” (Imaginatrix)

BonganiGiveThanks – “Indoda (African Repraise – Take One)” (Community: 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records

Cochemea – “Burning Plaiin” (single) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Systemwide – “Aswan Dub” (Classic Selections) BSI Records

Alborosie – “The System” (For the Cuture) VP/Greensleeves Records – new release!!!

Lava La Rue – “Lift You Up” (Butter Fly e.p.) – new release!!!

Carl Craig – “Darkness” (Versus)

Numonics – “You Lied” (single)

Brian Jackson – “Mars Walk” (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Janko Nilovic – “Soul Impression” (Anthology)

Sophia George – “Latest Slang” (Girlie Girlie) Trojan Records

DJ P2N feat. DJ Bombe H – “Kuluta” (single) – new release!!!

Jungle – “Talk About it” – new release!!!

Alton Ellis – “Lord Deliver Us” (I’m Still In Love with You) Heartbeat Records

Ezra Collective – “Pure Shade” (We Out Here)

Kamaal Williams – “Lowrider” (Black Focus)

The Itals – “Rastafari Chariot” (Brutal Out Deh)

Jah Wobble and Invaders of the Heart – “I’ll Be Sad to See You Go” (Full Moon Over the Shopping Mall)

Black Uhuru – “Dreadlocks On the Mountain Top”

Dennis Bovell – “Strictly Dub” 

Massacre – “Legs” 

The Chemical Brothers – “Let Us Build a City” (Born in the Echoes) Virgin

Rudy Norman – “Back to the Streets” – new release!!!

Blackalicious

 

Saturday, June 19, 2021

The Dread Zone: June 21, 2021

William Onyeabor – “Fantastic Man” (Who is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop Records

Bubba Thomas and the Lightmen Plus One – “The Phantom” (Funky 16 Corners) Now Again Records

YesKing – “Just Like Me” (Rerecord, Not Fade Away)

Moonshine – “Tibo Tisipa” (SMS for Location, V. 4) – new release!!!

Brian Jackson – “Mars Walk” (Jazz is Dead 8) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Michael Prophet – “Turn them Around” (Gunman) Greensleeves Records

Mikey Dread feat the Clash – “Armagedeon Time” (Live: From Here to Eternity) 

Funky Destination – “The Frequency of Liberation” (Revolution is only solution) 

Charlie Parker – “Hot Blues/Cool Blues”  (In a Soulful Mood)

Oscar Brown, Jr. – “Forty Acres and a Mule” (Mr. Brown Goes to Washington) Verve Records

Cody Chesnutt – “Upstarts Waiting for the Blowout” (Headphone Masterpiece) Ready, Set Go Records

Mndsgn – “Divine Hand 2” (Rare Pleasure) Stones Throw Records – new release!!!

Sons of Kemet – “For the Culture” (Black to the Future) Impulse Records – new release!!!

Sun Palace – “Soul Vibes” (Raw Palace) 

The Revolutionaries – “Tivoli Skank” (Drum Sounds) Pressure Sounds

Kamasi Washington – “Final Thought” (Epic)

Cocheama – “Burning Plain” (Vol. 2 Baca Sewa)

Carlos Nino and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – “Cup” (Fill the Heart-Shaped Cup)

Carlos Nino and Friends – “Please Wake Up a Little Faster, Please” (More Energy Fields, Current) International Anthem Records – new release!!!

Jamie Branch – “Theme 001” (Fly or Die: Live) International Anthem Records – new release!!!

Balkan Taksim – “Mortu” (Disko Telegraf) Buda Musique Records – new release!!!

Delfonics feat. Adrian Younge – “Lover’s Medley” (Delfonics) Linear Labs Records

Infinite Spirit Music – “Rasta” (Live Without Fear) Jazzman Records

World’s Experience Orchestra – “Black Woman” (As Time Flows On) Now Again Records

 

 

Saturday, June 12, 2021

The Dread Zone: June 14, 2021

Cultural Roots – “Love Feeling” (Hell a Go Pop) Greensleeves Records

Joao Donato – “Sue Beleza e Beleza” (Jazz Is Dead 7) Jazz Is Dead – new release!!!

Mndsgn – “Rare Pleasure 3” (Rare Pleasure) Stones Throw Records – new release!!!

Bunny Wailer – “Bide Up” (Blackheart Man) Island Records

Black Roots – “Nothing in the Larder” (single) Nubian Records – new release!!!

Alborosie and Wailing Souls – “Life to Live” (For the Culture) VP Records – new release!!!

Coleman Hawkins – “Almost Dawn” (The Hawk Swings)

Alias – “Full Circle Blues” (Muted) Anticon Records

Chip Wickam – “Rebel No. 23” (single) Wah Wah 45

Kamasi Washington – “Rhythm Changes” (Epic) Brainfeeder Records

Moses Boyd – “Paralax” (Time and Space) Bandcamp

Noah Howard – “Creole Girl” (Live in Europe V. 1) 

Sons of Kemet – “Throughout the Madness, Stay Strong” (Black to the Future) Impulse Records – live!!!

Techno Animal – “Hypertension” (Brotherhood of the Bomb) Matador Records

Michael Prophet – “Love and Unity” (Gunman/Righteous are the Conqueror) Greensleeves Records

Alpha and Omega – “Crying Dub” (Songs from the Mountain) 

Jungle – “Talk About It” (single) XL Recordings – new release!!!

Rudy Norman – “Back to the Streets” (Flying Mojito Bros Dub Remix) – new release!!!

Doug Carn – “Jihad” (Revelation) Black Jazz Records

Jamie Branch – “23 n Me: Jupiter Redux” (Fly or Die Live) International Anthem Records – new release!!!

Mikey Dread – “Break Down the Walls” (WW3) Greensleeves

Culture – “Calling Rastafari” (Two Sevens Clash) 

Burning Spear – “Follow Marcus Garvey” (Hail H.I.M.) 

Donald Byrd – “Love’s So Far Away” (Pulp Fusion)

David Axelrod – “The Shadow Knows” (David Axelrod) Mo Wax Records

Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Dread Zone: May 31, 2021

DJ Spooky – “Lingua Ex Machina” (Celestial Mix) Thirsty Ear

Meat Beat Manifesto – “Travelogue” (Celestial Mix) Thirsty Ear

Moses Boyd – “Creepin’ with Max” (Tribute to our Fathers) Bandcamp

Pan Sonic – “Vapina” [background music during back-announce] (Kulma) Mute

Dean Frasier – “Flat Bridge” (single) Tad’s Records – new release!!!

Alborosie and Collie Budzz – “Ginal” (single) – new release!!!

Phonosonics – “Beautiful Things” (single) Independent – new release!!!

Clinton Fearon – “Rich Man Poor Man” 

Sons of Kemet – “Envision Yourself Levitating” (Black to the Future) Impulse Records – new release!!!

Robert Finley – “I Can Feel Your Pain” (Sharecropper’s Son) Easy Eye Sound/Concord Records – new release!!!

Nina Simone – “Sinnerman” (Verve Unmixed 2) Verve Records

Los Retros – “Moon Ride” (Looking Back) Stones Throw Records – new release!!!

Four Tet + Burial – “Wolf Club” [back-announce music] Hyperdub

Pachyman – “Big Energy” (single) ATO Records – new release!!!

Noah House of Dread – “Stand Firm in Dub” 

Master Plan, Inc. – “You” (Master Plan, Inc.) Jazzman Records

Adrian Younge – “Rafelli Chase” (Black Dynamite Soundtrack) Linear Labs Records

Nightports and Betamax – “Sated” (Nightports and Betamax) Leaf Records

Joao Donato – “Nao Negue Seu Coracao” (Jazz is Dead 7) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Unkle – “Invasion” (Never Never Land) 

Balkin Taksim – “Zalina” (Disko Telegraf) – new release!!!

Archie Shepp – “Blues for Brother George Jackson” (Attica Blues)

The Expansions – “Dragonfly” (Murmurs)

Sunday, May 23, 2021

The Dread Zone: May 24, 2021

Phonosonics – “Beautiful Things” (single) Independent – new release!!!

Cochemea – “Burning Plain” (Vol. 2 Baca Sewa) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Basic Channel – “Q1.2” (BCD) Basic Channel 

Anchorsong – “Hundred Lotus” (Mirage) Tru Thoughts Records – new release!!!

The Revolutionaries – “Kunta Kinte Dub” (Drum Sound) Pressure Sounds Records

Dean Frasier – “Flat Bridge” (single) Tad’s Records – new release!!!

Los Retros – “Likewise” (Looking Back) Stones Throw – new release!!!

Doug Carn, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhamood – “Freedom Sunset” (Jazz is Dead 5) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Nombila – “Umuntu Wam” (single) – new release!!!

Black Roots – “Nothing in the Larder” (single) Nubian Records – new release!!!

Electric Jalaba – “Cubaili Ba” (The Feeling) Strut Records – new release!!!

John Coltrane – “Lord Help Me Be” (Cosmic Music) Impulse Records

Sons of Kemet – “For the Culture” (Black to the Future) Impulse Records – new release!!!

Moses Boyd – “Pendulum” (Time and Space) Bandcamp

Carlos Nino and Friends – “Pleasewakeup” (More Energy Fields, Current) International Anthem Records – new release!!!

North East Jazz Ska Orchestra – “Roma Tokyo Paris” (single) Brixton Records – new release!!!

Mexican Dubwiser – “Revolution Radio” (In Dub) Echo Beach Records – new release!!!

Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray – “Ogou Pran Ka Mwen” (single) – new release!!!

Nikitch and Kuna Maze – “Bruk” (Debuts) Tru Thoughts Records

Pupa Curly – “Can’t Breathe” (single) Tuff Kruffy Records – new release!!!

Star David – “Mama Used to Say” (single) Moda Vybz Records – new release!!!

Mpharanya and the Peddlers – “Freak Out” (single) Kalita Records – new release!!!

Innov Gnawa – “Youmala” (Lila) Daptone Records – new release!!!

African Head Charge – “No, Don’t Follow Fashion” (In Pursuit of Shashamaniland) On U Sound

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Dread Zone: April 26, 2021

 The Abyssinians - "Black Man Strain" (Satta Massengana) Heartbeat Records

Noah House of Dread - "Stand Firm in Dub" (Heart 2)

Steve Irl - "Changes" (Community: 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records

The Resonators - "Transmission" (The Constant)

Anchorsong - "Remedy" (single) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

Cypher 7 - "Nothing Lasts" (Security) 

Moonshine - "Ginseng" (single) Forseen Records - new release!!!

Sir Coxsone Sound - "Mouth of the Wicked" (King of the Dub Rock) 

Los Retros - "It's Got to be You" (single) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Chiiild - "Easy on Yourself" (Synthetic Soul) 

The Congos - "Some a Thief" (Cock Mouth Kill Cock) 

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

Innov Gnawa - "El Bouhala" (Lila) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Soweto Gospel Choir - "Africa" (African Spirit) Shanachie Records

Brass Construction - "The Right Place" 

Adrian Younge - "Watch the Children" (The American Negro) Linear Labs - new release!!!

Bohannon - "Thoughts and Wishes" (The Greatest...)

Bobbi Humphrey - "Fun House" (Satin Doll)

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

The Comet is Coming - "Final Eclipse" (Death to the Planet) Leaf Records

Makaya McCraven - "RFJ III" (Highly Rare) International Anthem Records

Floating Points feat. Pharoah Sanders 

Dusty - "Explosion" (Keep it Raw) Jazz and Milk

Fela Kuti - "Black Man's Cry" (Live!)


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Dread Zone: April 19, 2021

Laid Blak – “Golden” (From the Vault) Sugar Shack Records – new release!!!

Moonshine Collective – “Malembe” (single)

Blackout – “Ghetto Girl” (single) Jewel Deal Ltd – new release!!!

St. Germain – “What Do You Think About” (Tourist)

Sault – “Red Lights” (7) Bandcamp

Willi Williams – “Zion Town” (Messenger Man) Blood and Fire Records

Joao Donato – “Forever More” (Jazz is Dead 7) Jazz is Dead Records – new release!!!

Noiseshaper – “Deamons” (Rough Out There) Echo Beach Records

Prince Far I – “Long Life” 

Fimber Bravo – “Coming Home” (Lunar Tredd) – new release!!!

Chip Wickam – “Rebel no 23” (single)

Adrian Younge – “Shine” (Black Dynamite Soundtrack) Linear Labs

Theon Cross – “The Offerings” (Fyah) 

The Expansions – “Dragonfly” (Murmuration)

Floating Points feat. Pharoah Sanders – “Movement No. 2” (Promises) – new release!!!

Yussef Lateef – “See See Rider” (Live at Pep’s)

ZilverZurf – “Vampire” (single) – new release!!!

Rickey Calloway – ‘Tell Me”

Uniting of Opposites – “Vortex No. 9” (Ancient Lights)

TV on the Radio – “You” (Echo T)

Jupiter and Okwess – “Apalegele Gale” (Na Gozonga) – new release!!!

Chiiild – “Back to Life” (Synthetic Soul)

Chicago Underground Duo – “Exponent Red” (Synaesthesia)

Monday, April 12, 2021

The Dread Zone: April 12, 2021

Pupa Curly – “Mama Wake Up” (single) Tuff Kruffy Music – new release!!!

Jon Moon – “Messenjah Dub” (Brighter Day) Yutman Records – new release!!!

Barrington Levy – “Mary Long Tongue” (Prison Oval Rock)

Michael Paul – “Reggae Music” (Reggae Music 12”) Kalita Records – new release!!!

Zilver Zurf – “Vampire” (single) Poets Club Records – new release!!!

Sault – “Threats” (7) Bandcamp

Uniting of Opposites – “Dr. Roach” (Ancient Lights)

DJ Drez – “So Good” (Jahta Beat) 

Misled Convoy v. Uncle Fester on Acid feat. Bim Sherman – “Mafia (Dub Mix)” (Translations 2) Dubmission Records – new release!!!

Techno Animal – “Hydrozoid” (Symbiotics) 

Gary Bartz – “Blue Jungles” (Jazz is Dead 6) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

The L.A. Carnival – “Color” (Cold Heat: Heavy Funk Rarities) 

Noiseshaper – “Walls of Silence” (Rough Out There) 

Fimber Bravo – “Woonya Waa” (Lunar Tredd) Moshi Moshi Records – new release!!!

Menahan Street Band – “Rising Dawn” (The Exciting Sounds of…) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Ali Shaheed Muhammod feat. Bilal – “Do it Together” (Midnight Hour) Linear Labs Records

Floating Points feat. Pharoah Sanders – “Movement 4 & 5” (Promises) – new release!!!

Brother Ah and Sounds of Awareness – “Sekou” (Key to Nowhere)

Chip Wickham – “The Beatnik” (single) Lovemonk records

The Expansions – “Pocket 5” (Murmurations) 

The No-Maddz – “Wretched of the Earth" (Heaven and Earth) 

Onipa – “Safari Ya Muziki” (We No be Machine) Strut Records

William Onyeabor – “Good Name” (Who is William Onyeabor?) Luaka Bop

Monday, March 22, 2021

The Dread Zone: March 22, 2021

Bugle feat Tapeta – “Great” (single) Tad Productions – new release!!!

Fimber Bravo – “Tabli Tabli” (Lunar Tredd) – new release!!!

Cymande – “For Baby Who” (Cymande)

Augustus Pablo – “Skanking Dub” (King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown) Shanachie 

Praxis – “Dead Man Walking” (Transmutation) Axiom Records

Menahan Street Band – “Parlor Tricks” (The Exciting Sounds of…) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Gentleman’s Dub Club – “Smile” (Down to Earth) Easy Star Records – new release!!!

Adrian Younge – “Turn Down the Sound” (Something About April) Linear Labs Records

Busy Signal – “No Problem” (The Ultimate) Tad’s Records – new release!!!

Tanya Stephens – “Good Good” (single) Tad’s Records – new release!!!

Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – “Great Conjunction” (Ska Almighty) – new release!!!

Roy Ayers – “Hey Uh What You Say Come On” (Destination Motherland) Universal Records

Junius Paul – “Ase’” (Ism) International Anthem Records

Badbadnotgood – “Improvised Jam” (BBNG) 

Gary Clail – “Two Thieves and a Liar” (End of the Century Party) On U Sound

Creations Unlimited – “Crystal Illusion” (An Alternate History of Popular Music) Numero Group

The Gladiators – “Dub Ina Babylon” (Studio One Singles) Studio One/Heartbeat Records

Boscoe – “If I Had My Way” (Boscoe) Numero Group 

Bloodstone – “This Thing is Heavy” (Bloodstone)

Shadowbrook Project – “Jamdown Suffle” (single) Citizen K Production – new release!!!

Adrian Younge – “The American Negro” (The American Negro) Linear Labs – new release!!!

Ice – “Funky Bunch” (Afro Funk Explosion) 

Jah Wobble and Evan Parker – “Finally Cracked It” (Passage to Hades)

Dizzy Gillespie – “Matrix” (Pulp Fusion) 

Omid feat. Busdriver – “Shock and Awe” (Monolith) Mush Records

New Kingdom – “Terror Mad Visionary” (Paradise Don’t Come Cheap)

Larry Coryell – “Further Explorations for Albert Stinson” (Fairyland)

Saturday, March 13, 2021

The Dread Zone: March 15, 2021

The Shadowbrook Project – “Jamdown Shuffle” (single) Citizen K Productions – new release!!!

Leaf System – “Kasheed” (Northern Faction 4) Northern Faction 

Stephen Marley – “Jah’s Army” (Revelation)

Gentlemen’s Dub Club – “Last Chance” (Down the Earth) Easy Star Records - new release!!!

Lalo Schifrin – “Dragonfly” (Black Widow) CTI Records

Junius Paul – “The One Who Endures” (Ism) International Anthem Records

Mista Gode – “Insomnia” (single) Guspira Records – new release!!!

Sophia George – “Runnings Well Dread” (The Best of…) Trojan Records

Lady Wray – “Do it Again” (16 Queen Alone) Big Crown Records

Menahan Street Band – “Rainy Day Lady” (The Exciting Sounds of…) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Kool and the Gang – “Kool’s Back Again” (Kool and the Gang) 

Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – “Together Again” (Ska Almighty) 

Bunny Wailer – “Rockers” (Rockers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Island Records

Femi Kuti – “As We Struggle Everyday” (Stop the Hate) Partisan Records – new release!!!

African Head Charge – “Fullness” (Songs of Praise) On U Sound

Adrian Younge – “The Death March” (The American Negro) Linear Labs Records – new release!!!

Mavis Staples – “Eyes on the Prize” (We’ll Never Turn Back) Anti Records

Miles Davis – “Nothing Like You” (Sorcerer) Columbia Records

SAULT – “Little Boy” (Rise) Bandcamp

Pastor TL Barrett – “Nobody Knows” (Like a Ship) Light in the Attic Records

Burning Spear – “Hallelujah” (Calling Rastafari) 

Gary Bartz – “Day By Day” (Jazz is Dead 6) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Geoffrey Oryema – Jok Omyako Nyako” (Exile) RealWorld Records

Qaballah Steppers – “Last Exit” (Imaginatrix) Baraka Foundation Records

Mad Professor – “Solar System” (Evolution of Dub) Ariwa Records

Saturday, March 6, 2021

The Dread Zone: March 8, 2021

Bunny Wailer – “Dreamland/Blackheart Man” (Blackheart Man) Island Records

Black Uhuru – “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (Best of) 

Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – “Salvation Ska” (Ska Almighty) – new release!!!

Naggo Morris and Trinity - “Su Su Pon Rasta” (Joe Gibbs 12” Reggae Discomix Showcase) 17 N. Parade Records

Jimmy McGriff – “Funky Junk” (Electric Funk) Blue Note Records

J-Felix – “Mind Up” (Whole Again Hooligan) 

Gary Bartz – “Spiritual Ideation” (Jazz is Dead 6) Jazz is Dead – new release!!!

Sault – “You Know it Ain’t” (Rise) Bandcamp

Shabaka and the Ancestors – “Til Freedom Comes” (We are Sent by History) Impulse Records

Peaking Lights – “Birds of Paradise (Dub)” (936)

Adrian Younge – “Patriotic Portraits” (The American Negro) Linear Labs – new release!!!

Sidiku Buari - “It’s What’s Happening” (Disco Soccer)

Onipa – “Kukuru” (We No Be Machine) Strut Records

African Head Charge – “Ready You Ready” (Visions of Psychedelic Africa) On U Sound

Bunny Wailer – “Rule Dance Hall” (Rock and Groove) 

Makaya McCraven – “Flipped Out” (Universal Togetherness) International Anthem Records

Bill Laswell – “Land of Look Behind” (Dub Chamber 4) ROIR Records

Gentleman’s Dub Club – “Last Chance” – new release!!!

Menahan Street Band – “Cabin Fever” (The Exciting Sound of…) Daptone Records – new release!!!

Kalbata – “Tamera (feat. Tigris)” (Vanrock) Fortuna Records 

Spaza – “We’ve Got a Lot of Work to do” (Arize) 

Sugar Minott – “Hard Time Pressure” (Black Roots) 

Abase – “Fallen Statues” (Community: Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk Records

Thievery Corporation – “Tower Seven” (Culture of Fear) ESL Records

Monday, February 15, 2021

The Dread Zone: February 15, 2021

Sault – “The Beginning and the End” (Rise) Bandcamp

Wax Tailor – “Misery” (The Shadow of Their Suns) Lab’Oretoire Records – new release!!!

Miles Davis – “Electric Red” (Auroa) 

John Coltrane – “The Drum Thing” (Crescent) Impulse Records

York Wilborn’s Psychedelic Six – “Psychedelic Hot Pants” (True Soul: Deep Sounds from the Left of Stax v 1) 

Exit 9 – “Miss Funky Fox” (Pulp Fusion

The Carey James – “September” (single) Pondemik Records – new release!!!

Sisa Me – “Tic Tac” (single) La Gorda Records – new release!!!

Raymoney G – “Evolution” (Building Beats Compilation v. 1) Building Beats – new release!!!

Bass Communion v. Muslimgauze – “Four” (Bass Communion v. Muslimgauze) 

Africali – “Walk Alone in a World Full of People” (single) Bandcamp

Crunch 22 – “Barumbi” (Paris DJs)

Nixon Omollo – “Who I am” (Good Vibes Return e.p.) Noah Music – new release!!!

Jamaicans – “Ba Ba Boom” (Treasure Isle Showcase) Heartbeat Records

Barrington Levy feat. Luei Lepki – “Quick Divorce” (Teach the Youth) 17 N. Parade Records

Israel Vibration – “Natty Dread” (Stamina)

Gatherers – “Words of My Mouth” (Words of My Mouth)

African Head Charge – “Mr. Whippy Does Djibouti” (Vision of a Psychedelic Africa) On U Sound

Carl Bradney – “Slipping Into Darkness” (Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973-80) Blood and Fire Records

Resonators – “Star in my Sky” (The Constant) Wah Wah 45

The Cannibals – “Hey Tonight” (Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth-Disco 1980-84) Cultures of Soul Records

Adrian Younge – “The American Negro” (single) Linear Labs – new release!!!

Fela Kuti – “2000 Black Got to Be Free” (MCA)