Monday, March 28, 2022

The Dread Zone: March 28, 2022

 Peaking Lights - "Cosmic Tides" (Lucifer) Mexican Summer Records

Lakou Mizik and Joseph Ray - "Bade Zile" (Leave the Bones)

Diferenz - "Deep Thoughts" (Jazz Workshop) Shadow Records

Rupie Edwards - "Irie Feelings (Skenga)" (Small Axe Vol. 1)

The Jays - "Yaho" (Reggae Anthology: The Channel One Story) Trojan Records

Kutiman - "Tanzania in Dub" (Wachaga in Dub)

Groove Corporation - "Scatter" (Dub Plates from the Elephant House) G Corp

Sub Swara - "Alabaster Dub" (Coup d'Yah) Low Motion Records

Dub Terror - "Turn the Tide" (Dub Terror) 

Malone and Barnes and Spontaneous Simplicity - "Journey to the Stars" (Freedom Serenade) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Lodi - "I Hope I See it in my Lifetime" (Motown's Mowest Story) Light in the Attic Records

Sly5thAve  and Roberto Verastegui - "Agua de Jamaica" (Agua de Jamaica) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

AmmonContact - "House Plants" (Sounds Like Everything) Ninja Tune Records

Ebi Soda - "Yoshi Orange" (Yoshi Orange) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

Walter Bishop Jr.'s 4th Cycle - "N'dugu's Prayer" (Black Jazz Radio) Black Jazz Records

Johnny Lytle - "Tawhid" (If you are not part of the solution) 

Little Axe - "Come Here Dog and Get Your Bone" (If you want loyalty get a dog) On U Sound

Adrian Sherwood - "U.R. Sound" (Survival and Resistance) On U Sound

African Head Charge - "The Best Way" (Voodoo of the Godsent) On U Sound

Kokoroko - "Something's Going On" (single) Brownswood Recordings

The Pop Group - "Where There's a Will" (Wild Dub) 

Toro y Moi - "The Loop" (single) new release!!!

Leadbelly - "Let it Shine on Me" (Where did you sleep last night?) Smithsonian

Peter Broggs - "Rastaman Chant Nyabhingi" (Ras Portraits)

Monday, March 21, 2022

The Dread Zone: March 21, 2022


Kokoroko - "We Give Thanks" (single) On the Corner Records - new release!!!

Kutiman - "Maasai in Dub" (Wachaga in Dub)

The Uniques - "Love and Devotion" (Absolutely Rock Steady) Pressure Sounds

Khruangbin - "B Side" (Texas Moon) - new release!!!

Toro y Moi - "The Loop" (single) - new release!!!

Calvin Keys - "Aunt Lovey" (Black Jazz Radio) 

Lead Belly - "Let it Shine On Me" (Where Did You Sleep Last Night?) Smithsonian

Danielle Ponder - "So Long" (So Long) - new release!!!

Sound Defects - "Da Da Da" (Songs from the Iron Horse)

Diferenz - "Mind Movement" (Jazz Workshop) Shadow Records

Crispy and Co. - "Scorpion Flower" (Afro Funk Explosion)

Lonnie Liston Smith - "Sunbeams" (Reflections of a Golden Dream)

Pachyman feat. Winter - "All Night Long" (single) ATO Records - new release!!!

3Head - "Warning"

Floating Points - "Vocoder" (single) - new release!!!

Hiatus Kiaote - "Red Room (Nick Hakim Remix)" (Mood Variant) 

Sofa Surfers - "Formula" (See the Light) ESL Records

The Comet is Coming - "Super Zodiac (Noss DJ Remix)" (Imminent) Impulse Records

Femme Deadly Venoms - "Femmenonmenon" (Femmenomenon) - new release!!!

Edwin Starr - "Easin In" (Pulp Fusion) 

Ron Carter - "117 Special" (All Blues) CTI Records

Cochemea - "All My Relations" (All My Relations) Daptone Records

John Coltrane - "Village Blues (take 2)" (Blue World) Impulse Records

Naomi Shelten and the Gospel Queens - "Get Up, Child" (Cold World) Daptone Records

Doug Carn - "Chant" (My Spirit) Doodlin Records

Monday, March 14, 2022


Yabby You - "Dub U So" (The Yabby You Sound-Dubs and Versions) Pressure Sounds - new release!!!

Mighty Mystic - "Far From Jamaica" (single) - new release!!!

Wailing Souls - "Things and Time" (Reggae Anthology)

Dunkelblau - "Pink Panda" (RNA e.p.) 

Matumbi - "Eye Water"

Poolside - "Hot in the Shade" (Heat)

Mungo's Hi-Fi - "NHS Riddim" (single)

Ezra Collective - "May the Funk be with You" (single) new release!!!

Malone and Barnes and Spontaneous Simplicity - "Warp 10" (Freedom Serenade) Luv 'N' Haight Records

Harvey Sutherland and Dam-Funk - "Feeling of Love" (

Sweatson Klank - "All is One" (Lucky Shores e.p.)

Little Axe - "One Drop Blues" (Chainstore Massacre) On U Sound

No Maddz - "Some Kind of Way" 

3Head - "Afnaz" (single) - new release!!!

Junior Byles - "Fade Away" (Reggae Anthology)

Kiefer - "Earthly Things" (

Gene Russell - "Black Orchid" (Black Jazz Radio) 

Yussef Lateef - "The Improvisers" (The Doctor is in and Out) 

Georgia Ann Muldrow - "Jazz is Dead" (Jazz is Dead Remixes) Jazz is Dead

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges - "Doris" (Texas Moon) - new release!!!

Hiatus Kaiyote - "Red Room" (

Michael Kiwanuka - "I've Been Dazed" (S/T)

John Coltrane - "Blue World" (Blue World) Impulse Records

Art Blakey and Jazz Messengers - "The Freedom Rider" (The Freedom Rider)

Monday, March 7, 2022

Manudigital and Bazbaz

Sofa Surfers  - "Passin' Tru'" (See the Light) ESL Records

Kode9 - "Find My Way" (single) HyperDub

Dub Terror - "Push the Tempest By" (Dub Terror)

Sound Defects - "Your Mine" (Iron Horse)

Georgia Ann Muldrow - "These are the things I really like about you" (Overload) 

Ratatat - "Flynn" (LP3) XL Recordings

Odesza - "Better Now" (single) Tru Thoughts Records - new release!!!

Pachyman feat Winter - "All Night Long" (single) ATO Records - new release!!!

Soom-T - "World We Live In" (single) X Ray Productions - new release!!!

Sammy Dread - "In a man's heart" (Road Block)

Social Scientist - "Mood Blender" (Cafe D'Afrique: Chilled Beats from Cape of Good Hope) Savoy Jazz

Jean Carne - "Come as you are" (single) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

Doug Carn - "Higher Ground" (Black Jazz Radio) Real Gone Records

Christian McBride - "Rosa Introduces Malcolm" (The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons) Mack Avenue Records

Floating Points  - "Bias" (Crush)

Kengchakaj - "Hom Rong" - Lak Lan

Tony Rebel - "Know Jah" (Know Jah)

Sugar Hill Gang - "The Down Beat" (Sugar Hill Gang)

Sweatson Klank - "Together in Love" 

Kondi Band w/ Sweatson Klank - "It's God's World" 

The Orb - "Secrets" (Orblivion)

Willie Williams