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Seth founded Rootfire while he was managing a group of influential modern reggae acts, including The Green, John Brown’s Body, and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad. The goal of the project has always been to connect the people who participate in the modern reggae movement.

“Always Friends” – Rebelution Ticket Giveaway

Rebelution is playing two SOLD OUT shows this week at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA.
You have the opportunity to give one of your friends a pair of tickets to see Rebelution on March 11.

The Rules Are Simple:

Send an email to: rootfire@rootfire.net

In 3-5 sentences tell… Read More

Live Series: The Green – Drum and Bass Line (Aswad cover)

Patrick H. and his wife Susan are serious supporters of live reggae music, especially throughout the state of Colorado. As a longtime contributor to the taper community, Patrick can be found at reggae concerts in venues like Fox Theatre, Cervantes, and The Gothic, planted near FOH with his recording… Read More

Rootfire: Issue #5

We don’t get report cards or mid-term grades at Rootfire, but five weeks into our new project, we do have some ways to score how things are going. We look at the analytics to see if stories are getting read and if people are sharing them.… Read… Read More

Rootfire: Issue #4

Bob Marley would have turned 70 today and Rootfire is celebrating the man, the music, and the mystic. Skip work, skip class, skip down the street smoking a spliff and waving your Rasta flag… do what you like, but find a way to celebrate the impact Tuff Gong had… Read More

Issue #3

Things are moving fast and furious on Rootfire.net. If you haven’t yet had the chance to check out our previous issues, they’re conveniently packaged in our archives and make for fun late night reading when you’re craving a reggae music rabbit hole to swim down.… Read More

Rootfire World Premiere: Through The Roots “Bear With Me”

“Patience my friend. The key is just time,” sings Eric Rachmany on Through The Roots’ newest single “Bear With Me”.  The electro-roots track is a collaboration between Through The Roots, Eric Rachmany of Rebelution, and Oahu’s freshest production trio Live Animaux (JP Kennedy, Leslie Ludiazo, Christian Mochizuki).… Read More