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Vinyl Giveaway: Alborosie “For The Culture” 12-inch Vinyl

Win a copy of Alborosie‘s For The Culture vinyl LP, courtesy of VP Records.

For The Culture, which was released through VP Records on June 4th, 2021 on LP, CD, and digital, is Alborosie’s 8th full-length vocal album. Engineered, produced, and mixed by the Italian-Jamaican Rastafarian dub specialist, Alboroise uses vintage analog gear, dub sirens, reel-to-reel tape, and the help from other reggae icons such as Collie Buddz and Wailing Souls, to make this heavy-hitting record come to life. … Read More

Ticket Giveaway: Cali Vibes Festival 2022

Rootfire is giving away a pair of 3-day VIP passes to Cali Vibes Festival 2022.

For more than half a century reggae music has radiated out from Jamaica, thriving in niche communities from Tokyo to Los Angeles and beyond. This February reggae music in America will take a significant step from the shadows toward the spotlight, with the California Vibrations Festival, in Long Beach, CA, February 4-6, 2022.… Read More

First Listen: Keith Hudson – “Fight Your Revolution”

On October 22nd, 2021, VP Records reissues Keith Hudson’s obscure and edgy masterpiece, Flesh Of My Skin, Blood Of My Blood on vinyl and CD, and for the first time, on digital streaming platforms. The recent passing of the massively influential and well-known producer Lee “Scratch” Perry is the perfect time to reflect on his most comparable peer, Keith Hudson, who died before his time in 1984 but with a wildly creative legacy during reggae’s golden era.… Read More