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!!!

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