For many people, Valentine’s Day seems to be a polarizing date on the calendar. Those in the throws of sizzling romances and stellar long-term relationships tend to welcome this Hallmark holiday as a prompt to celebrate their love, yet single people often reject it with bitterness, perhaps a harsh reminder of past wrongs, bad decisions and ongoing frustration in finding the perfect partner.… Read More
A few months back, Rootfire published an interview with Pachyman, the L.A. based Puerto Rican riddim and dub master. At the time, Pachyman had just burst onto the scene in strong-strong fashion with his debut full-length dub record “Pachyman In Dub,” a critically acclaimed instant classic on which Pachy played all the instruments, wrote all the music, and mixed all the dubs himself.… Read More
The world’s greatest songwriter was born in the rural Jamaican parish of St. Ann on Feb 6, 1945. His impact on both the music and citizens of the world is impossible to overstate.
To celebrate his 75th birthday (that’s not even that old!… Read More
Rootfire is giving away a pair of tickets for any show on Pepper’s “Step To The Local Motion Tour,” which kicks off February 11 in Boston, MA.
Featuring special guests Kash’d Out and The Elovaters, this heavyweight tour will be hitting areas like New York, D.C., North Carolina, and Florida before swinging down through Texas and the Southwest enroute to Cali, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and more!… Read More