Monday, September 26, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 26, 2022

This week:  We remember jazz great Pharaoh Sanders.  Also, new music from Ezra Collective, The Comet is Coming, Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin, EABS, Floating Points, Alewya and more! 


Back to Base - "Destination" (Crown Yourself King) Pinnacle Records

The Expanders - "World of Happiness" (Hustling Culture)

Noiseshaper - "Wake Up" (Real to Reel)

Nightmares on Wax - "Da Feelin" (Thought So) Warp Records

Ezra Collective - "Ego Killah" (single) new release!!!

Pharaoh Sanders - "Spiritual Blessing" (Elevation)

Alice Coltrane feat. Pharaoh Sanders - "Shiva Loka" (Journey in Satchadanda) Impulse Records

Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin - "Mahine Me" (Ali) - new release!!! (second son of Ali: Mali)

Pierre Kwenders - "Sahara" (Jose Louis and the Paradox of Love) - new release!!!

Pitch Black - "Exodus" (single) Submission Records

Gentlemen's Dub Club feat. Kiko Bun - "Use Me" (Don Letts Presents: Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

The Comet is Coming - "Pyramids" (Hyper-dimensional Expansion Beam) Impulse Records! - new release!!!

EABS (Electro-Acoustic Beat Sessions) - "Conscious Breathing" (2061) - new release!!!

Henry Franklin - "Feedback" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead

Stereolab - "Magne-Music" (Pulse of the Early Brain: Switched On v. 5) Warp

L.A.B. - Shadow Dub

J-Dilla - "One for Ghost" (Donuts) Stones Throw Records

Danielle Ponder - "The Only Way Out" (Some of Us are Brave)

Floating Points - "Problems" (single) 

L'Entourloop feat. Blackout JA and Tippa Irie - "Fi Di Yut" (La Carte Dans la Confusion) Face B/X-Ray Productions

Yasushi Ide - "Ain't No Sunshine" (Don Letts Presents: Excursion Version) Late Night Tales

Alewya - "Let Go" (single) - new release!!!

Nim Sadot - "Yep" (Felix) Bandcamp - new release!!!

Scone Cash Players - "Golden State" (Brooklyn to Brooklin) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Black Flower feat. Meskerem Mees - "Morning in the Jungle" (Magma) 

Monday, September 19, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 19, 2022


Zoe Mazah - "Black Girl Magic" (single) Upful Music - new release!!! (Liberian/German)

L.A.B. - "Shadows Dub" (single) L.A.B. in Dub - new release!!! (Paolo Baldini (Italy)

Ezra Collective - "Life Goes On" (single) 

Lineal Thompson - "12 Tribes of Israel (Bonza Rocks Your Soul mix)"  (Select Cuts: Blood and Fire) Blood and Fire Records

Uffe - "The Moon" (Words and Endings) On the Corner Records 

Russell Mills - "All Wise Fly" (Pearl and Umbra) Instinct Records

Wackies All Stars - "Pipe Piper" (

Cut Chemist - "Bunky's Pick" (16 Funky Corners) Now Again Records

Carleen and the Groovers - "Can We Rap" (Funky 16 Corners) Now Again Records

Tom Vek - "A Little Word in Your Ear" (We Have Sound)

Aggrovators - "Dancing Mood of Dub" (Dubbing it in Studio One Style) 

Kosmo Sound - "Ototoxic" (Fruit of the Void) Zephyr Records - new release!!!

Techno Animal - "Monoscopic" (Brotherhood of the Bomb) Matador Records

J Dilla - "#18" (Donuts) 

Bubbha Thomas and the Lightmen Plus One - "The Phantom" 

Sault - "Bow" (Untitled: Black Is) 

Cornell Campbell - "Ital City Dub" (Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

SJOB Movement - "Love Affair" (Friendship Train)

Sudan Archives - "Flue" (Natural Brown Prom Queen) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

DJ Vadim and J-man - "Good Ole Days" (Likkle More)

Black Box Recorder - "Uptown Top Ranking" (Version Excursion) Late Night Tales

Differenz - "Jazz Workshop" (Jazz Workshop) Shadow Records

Infantry Rockers - "Bubblin'" (Infantry Rockers)

Henry Franklin - "Feedback" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead - new release!!!

Joe White - "Roots Dub" 

Boogie Belgique - "Wonder" (single)

OSCOB - "The Crucifixion of Helios" (Praise the Sun God) Bandcamp

Monday, September 12, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 12, 2022


Cornell Campbell - "Rope In" (Original Blue Recordings) Mol Selekta Records

Aggrovators - "Happy Go Lucky Dub" (Dubbing it in Studio One Style)

The Wailing Souls - "Very Well (12" mix)" (At Channel One) Pressure Sounds Records

Naggo Morris - "You Rest on My Mind" (Wackie's Sampler V. 1) Wackie's Records

Wayne Jarrett - "You and I" (Wackie's Sampler V. 1) Wackie's Records

Zoe Devlin - "Caroline No" (Late Nite Tales Presents Version Excursion) Late Nite Tales

Maximum Joy - "Silent Street/Silent Dub" (Disco Not Disco) Strut Records

Michael Prophet - "Righteous are the Conqueror" (Righteous are the Conqueror) Greensleeve

Boogie Belgique - "Wonder" (Machine) Cold Busted - new release!!!

Ghetto Priest - "Hercules" (Late Nite Tales Presents Version Excursion) Late Nite Tales

Maston w/ L'eclair - "Ghost" (Souvenir)

Deodato -"Carly and Carole" (Deodato)

Henry Franklin, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhamood - "The Griot" (Jazz is Dead) Jazz is Dead

Melt Yourself Down - "Fix My Life (Fixed by the Subliminal Kid)" (The Complete Leaf Recordings) Leaf Records 

OSCOB - "A Place Beyond" (Praise the Sun God) Bandcamp

Sudan Archive - "It's Already Done" (Natural Brown Prom Queen) Stones Throw Records - new release!!!

Rufus Thomas - "The Preacher and the Bear" (The Very Best of) Stax Records

Belief - "Art of Love" (Belief) - new release!!!

Bobby Previte - "614-Soul" (

Dactah Chando Meets RSD - "Natty Dub" (

Don Carlos - "Just a Passing Glance" (Just a Passing Glance)

Dubxanne - "Running Up That Hill" 

Rivers on Mars - "Broken Country" (Deja Voodoo) Ropeadope Records

Jazzanova - "I Can See" (Of All Things) Verve/Universal Records

Monday, September 5, 2022

The Dread Zone: September 5, 2022


Tiken Jah Fakoly feat. Winston McAnuff - "I Can Hear" (single) Chapter 2 Records - new release!!!

Creation Rebel - "Space Movement Section 4" (Historic Moments 2 ) On U Sound Records

Alpha Blondy - "Masada" (Masada)

Dennis Brown - "Lately Girl" (Wolf and Leopards) 17 N. Parade

Love Trio feat. U Roy - "Love Thing" (Nublu Sound) Nublu Records

Willi Williams - "I Man" (Messenger Man) Blood and Fire Records

Kokoroko - "We Give Thanks" (Could We Be More) Brownswood Recordings - new release!!!

Ezra Collective - "Life Goes On" (single) Brownswood Recordings - new release!!!

Nim Sadot - "Yep" (Felix) - new release!!!

AmmonContact - "Temple Jam" (New Birth) Ninja Tune Records

Alpha and Omega - "Easy Dub" (Safe in the Ark)

Alton Ellis - "Wide World" (I'm Still in Love With You)

Lee Fields - "Sentimental Food" (single) Daptone Records - new release!!!

Alice Coltrane - "Gospel Trane" (A Monastic Trio)

Sun Ra - "Solar Drums" (Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy/Art Forms....)

Steve Lehman - "Emphonic" (Demian as Posthuman)

Edrix Puzzle - "Eris Fall" (Rise to Eris e.p.) On the Corner Records

An Isotope - "Crunch Cake" (Disco Not Disco) Strut Records

Detroit Experiment - "Think Twice" (Detroit Experiment)

Bogani GiveThanks - "Indoda" (Community: 15 Years of Jazz and Milk) Jazz and Milk

Da'Ville - "Happy" (single) Global Merchant Music - new release!!!

Roscoe - "Now and Den" (Roscoe) Numero Group