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