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
South Florida’s Artikal Sound System has been grinding out a name for themselves in the surf-roots scene for close to a decade. 2022 finds them taking a huge leap forward with the release of their debut LP via Controlled Substance Sound Labs, the independent music label run by Silverback Artist Management, home to, among others, Slightly Stoopid and Fortunate Youth.… 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 band, Groundation.… Read More
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
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
For many years the American reggae scene has been developing in a relatively small corner of the music industry. That’s beginning to change…
Yesterday’s announcement of Cali Vibes Festival, presented by Goldenvoice (founders of the Coachella and Stagecoach festivals), was absolutely jaw-dropping.… Read More