Start Rootfire Radio

powered by Spotify

Ozomatli Meets The Original Wailers – New Single + Upcoming Tour Dates

Fire. Passion. Dance. This is what lies behind the name of LA’s Ozomatli. Ozo has joined forces with The Original Wailers on their latest single “Chota” featuring Al Anderson, Chali 2Na and Warren Huang. Backing up this collaboration, the two powerhouses are hitting the road for select dates across the western US, bringing their high-energy live shows to fans from across generations.… Read More

Deep Dive: Alific – Behold the Power of Bulletproof Coffee (Rootfire World Premiere)


-Installation Three- Behold the Power of Bulletproof Coffee

It’s August 10 and Alific‘s new album Eclectic Radio is officially available on all digital platforms. In our final installation of this Deep Dive series we sat down with Alific to talk about the creative process, how Eclectic Radio is different from his previous releases, and that high-octane brain juice known as Bulletproof Coffee.… Read More

Ticket Giveaway – Surrounded By The Sound Festival 2018

Cover photo: Ashley Kidwell

There are a lot of grassroots festivals that happen across the country. Typically they feature local talent, a family-friendly atmosphere and a certain enduring sense of chaos that comes with a community of people coming together to give their 100% to do something they don’t do for a living: put on a music festival.… Read More

Out Now! For Peace Band – Always Love

Coming from an island 36 miles long, 14 miles wide and 5,000 miles away from your governing mainland instantly makes you different. For Peace Band embraces their island roots as they activate the masses through conscious reggae music. The only artist from Guam currently active in North America and abroad, they have honed their sight on fans from across the globe, delivering authentic island reggae with the spirit of “inafa’maolek,” meaning everyone is welcome.Read More

First Listen: Kings and Comrades – On My Way

The relationship between Rootfire & Philadelphia-area Kings and Comrades dates back almost ten years and is filled with some interesting connections. Rootfire founder, Seth Herman, along with John Brown’s Body, who he was managing at the time, selected a Kings and Comrades track, “Another Way,” to be included on The Pier’s 2009 “Exposed Sampler.” Rootfire also included this track on our 2013 Progressive Roots vinyl sampler, which culled together tracks from some of our favorite artists performing at that year’s California Roots Festival.Read More

First Listen: Zahira – Mystic One

Roots music meets pop appeal in “Mystic One,” the latest single from Canadian-born Zahira. Joining forces with backing band Rising Buffalo Tribe, this new offering from the soulful songstress drives listeners to recognize their personal truth with an open heart.… Read More