I first started working with Rootfire about 7 years ago when founder Seth Herman had recruited me as a writer. I always thoroughly enjoyed conversing with Seth about reggae because he had such a vast knowledge of modern American reggae and endless personal connections to the artists and industry people alike.… Read More
Win a copy of Alborosie’s “Destiny” vinyl LP courtesy of VP Records. Enter below.
Reggae recording artist Alborosie announces his new album Destiny which will be released on the 26th of May via Greensleeves Records, VP Records and Shengen Entertainment. The album stays true to the artist’s signature sound, a blend of authentic Roots Rock Reggae and Dub with supreme songwriting skills and lyrical prowess.… Read More
As part of a new series of Bunny Striker Lee catalog projects, which launched with the early instrumental compilation Who Wants Some back in January, VP Records is reissuing Max Romeo’s obscure 1974 album Every Man Ought To Know for Record Store Day UK 2023.… Read More
Panda’s first LP since 2016 is an honest to goodness treasure, a collection of eleven sonic gems that should thrill longtime fans and likely bring the band a slew of new ones. Along with the irksome considerations the band endured regarding the business aspect of this release and the numerous considerations that went into the back end creative process, not to be overlooked are the contributions on the front end from six different guest vocalists which elevate this from a great record to an exceptional one.
When I think of this next bredren we had the privilege to interview, I think of warm keyboard sounds and music that stirs your spirit. Vincent “Biggs” James is a legendary reggae player who has inspired many with his commitment to quality while keeping the music alive and real in this time.… Read More