The Irie out of AZ is taking it sweet and slow with a… Read More
Category Archive for ‘First Listen’
The remix is my favorite art from. It’s no surprise that the very concept is a derivative from the Jamaican dub experience. Here we have Dub Apocalypse getting THE treatment from legendary long time associate Matt Saccuccimorano who mixed DA drummer Tommy Benedetti’s foundational American reggae group, John… Read More
Most people will agree that the older one gets, the more quickly time… Read More
A couple of weeks ago, Rootfire published an Artist Spotlight article about international producer/engineer/recording artist extraordinaire, Victor Rice, who has enhanced the work of hundreds of reggae acts from around the world during his multi-decade career. One… Read More
STREET PHARMACY AND GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD TEAM UP TO RELEASE A SOCIO-POLITICAL CHARGED ANTHEM FOR ACTIVISM.
Canadian reggae-rockers Street Pharmacy have teamed up with American roots-reggae veterans Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad on their newest single “They Don’t Give a $$$$.” The song tackles the… Read More
Q: What do you get when you mix three parts roots reggae, two parts electronic/drum and bass, one part hip-hop and one part indie pop?
A: An audible elixir that increases heart rates, induces bodily movement and elicits elation.
Emerging from the diverse and deep pool of musical… Read More
Richie Spice drops his new album TOGETHER WE STAND, June 12, on VP Records. This fifteen-song collection features guest appearances from Chronixx, Dre Island, Red Hot, and Kathryn Aria.
A longtime staple of conscious reggae music from Jamaica, Richie’s album and message could not be more timely against the backdrop… Read More
In the long revered Jamaican style of multiple artists voicing over the same instrumental, the Cali Roots Riddim is an instrumental written by Collie Buddz and produced by Johnny Cosmic, featuring 21 different artists (“versions”) including Yellowman, Anthony B, The Movement, SOJA, Gentleman, Jesse Royal,… Read More