Intrepid Vermont multi-instrumentalist Mihali returns with a new studio single, “Maplewood.” via Ineffable Records, the buoyant, reggae-tinged tune is now available for listening across all streaming platforms. Produced by prominent California roots musicians Nate Feinstein (Iya Terra) and mixed by E.N.… Read More
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California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2022 Adds New Artists: Stick Figure, Beenie Man, & Tunnel Vision
California Roots Music and Arts Festival returns this May after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. For the first time ever Cali Roots has expanded into a four-day event of reggae, roots,… Read More
Mike Love announces collaborative project with Rising Tide, a California-based collective that features original core members of the internationally renowned Groundation.
“This project has been a long time in the making. Back in 2013, I did my first mainland tour with my sister Paula Fuga, opening for my favorite… Read More
Win a copy of Alborosie’s Back-A-Yard Dub vinyl LP, courtesy of VP Records and The Reggae PodClash. The album is a strictly instrumental dub mix of the acclaimed Wailing Souls album Back-A-Yard, which he produced last year. Back-A-Yard Dub features a rhythm section anchored by Roots Radics bassist Errol… Read More
Vinyl Giveaway: Hugh Mundell / Roots Radics – “Rasta Have The Handle / Dangerous Match Two” 7-inch 45rpm
Win a copy of this heavy cultural classic on 7-inch 45 rpm vinyl, Hugh Mundell‘s “Rasta Have The Handle” backed with Scientist‘s dub mix of Roots Radics‘ “Dangerous Match Two.” Recorded in 1982, this is a prime example of the apex of producer Henry Junjo Lawes‘ work.… Read More
The Reggae PodClash is giving away a copy of Johnny Osbourne’s “Ice Cream Love” on 7″ 45rpm vinyl, courtesy of VP Records! Enter below. VP Records’ Jah Guidance imprint, one of the all-time greatest hits from the Dancehall Godfather, Johnny Osbourne, deep and moody, black and bluesy 1980 classic,… Read More
DJ Kayla Kush got started as a radio DJ on KZSC-Santa Cruz in 2008. In 2010, after moving to Madison, she began hosting U DUB, a weekly roots reggae radio show on WSUM. She has been playing gigs consistently at music venues, events, and festivals since 2012… Read More
Italian twins Mellow Mood deliver their brand new track ‘Laser Sight’, an uplifting tune about staying focused and keeping your eyes on the prize. The track has a classic roots feel, however, the modern instrumental elements and dancehall-esque cadences give it a completely new and refreshing appeal.… Read More