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Reggae Release Radar by Rootfire

Reggae Release Radar is Rootfire’s weekly list of new reggae releases (albums/singles/EP’s) from independent artists and prominent labels alike. RRR is open to all artists regardless of size or status and provides an opportunity for up-and-coming artists to be included alongside globally recognized headliners. The list is published every Monday for the previous week’s releases. Enter the basic details of your release HERE and we are happy to include it. Submissions must be received BEFORE release day to be included. Check out the Archive here!

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Reggae Release Radar – June 5, 2023

Jack JohnsonIn Between Dub [Album] (Independent)
PepperGet Me Ready (LAW Records)
MatisyahuOne Day (Live) (Fallen Sparks Records)
Busy Signal x Collie BuddzA Thousand Times (Ineffable Records)
Inner Circle x Don Camel x Freddie McGregor x Mykal RoseBeat Dub Babylon (Don Camel Dub) (DubShot Records)
Ballyhoo!Clip My Wings (Ineffable Records)
Kyle Ahern x Eric RachmanyGood Will Come (Reprise) (Independent)
Inna De YardFamily Affair [Album] (Chapter Two Records)
Junior KellySearching (Muzick Vibes Records)
The HoldupI’M ALWAYS RIGHT (Independent)
Louie FleckEPIPHANY MACHINE (Benchwarrant Records)


Reggae Release Radar – May 29, 2023

SOJA x Collie BuddzPress Remix (Ineffable Records)
Johnny OsbourneRight Right Time [Album] (Easy Star Records)
AlborosieDestiny (VP Music Group)
Black Uhuru x Jah MasonTeaching of His Majesty (Boxy Record)
Nattali Rize x Kabaka PyramidThis World (Ineffable Records)
Surfer Girl x Dirty HeadsSet In Stone (Ineffable Records)
Jah9Open Heart (VP Music Group)
Tokiboun In Dub x Nish Wadada x Nehdiman x Oryo x Jah93Dub Valley (Dubophonic)
Flip Flop RepublicBreak Free (Forgotten Coast Records)
Irie SouljahReason Why (Ineffable Records)
VanupiéDreamtime [Album] (Shoestring Records)
LucianoMama Africa (King Chalies The First)
Jesse Royal x Romain VirgoHope (Easy Star Records)
Mellow Mood x Paolo Dub FilesMañana Dub (La Tempesta Dub)
Bassajam x Marcus GadAppreciation (Bassajam Records)


Reggae Release Radar – May 22, 2023

Mungo’s Hi Fi x Prince AllaOnly Love (Scotch Bonnet Records)
The Movement x Collie BuddzOpen The Door (Ineffable Records)
J Boog x Cali PFestival (Oneness Records)
Rootz Radicals x GentlemanBrighter Days Ahead (Independent)
Gentleman’s Dub ClubGone (Easy Star Records)
Trevor Hallhello my son (Trevor Hall)
Coyote Island x MihaliRaise It (Ineffable Records)
Roots of Creation x Mellow MoodTake It Away (Bombshelter Records)
SkillinjahChallenjah [Album] (Spliff Boss Records/Gary Dread)
Ground Level BandDon’t Go (Independent)
SteppadelicOvercome (Independent)
Zion Within x Tali RootsNo Time To Lose (Zion Within)
Rhythm EarthUniversal Beat ((((RE))) Records )
The Irie x Sugarshack SessionsThe Irie (Live at Sugarshack Sessions) (Sugarshack)
Samory ICrown (Easy Star Records)
Teflon Zincfence x Eclectic ProdzSIDE A (EP) (Riddim God Music)
DubmatixBreakin Dub (Independent)
Junior KellyPowerfull (Muzick Vibes Records)
Pacific DubSwisher Sweet (Independent)


Reggae Release Radar – May 15, 2023

Freddie McGregorA Breath of Fresh Air [Album] (Stingray Records)
RebelutionReflections [Album] (87 Music)
ShaggyIn The Mood EP (VP Music Group)
Dubbest x Iya TerraRight Your Wrongs (Independent)
Claire WrightHeaven’s Got a Hell of a Beach (Ineffable Records)
Lee Scratch PerryBattle of Armagideon (Millionaire Liquidator) [Expanded Album] (Sanctuary Records)
The Hip AbductionTime & Space (Ineffable Records)
Gary Dread x Fred LocksHigher Hights (Independent)
Wide Eyed Kids x Sugarshack SessionsWide Eyed Kids (Live at Sugarshack Sessions) (Sugarshack)
Ginton x Koba Brown x Addis PabloKing With A Crown (Flying Dog Records)
Matisyahu x CofresiIs This Love (Remix) (Ineffable Records)
Mad Professor x Channel OneRound Two [Album] (Ariwa Sounds)
Joey CalderaioAs It Was (Cover) (Independent)
Mellodose x One CultureOtherside (Independent)
Dale and the ZDubs x HIRIEHer Melody (Ineffable Records)
The Expendables x Bret Bollinger of PepperDo Me (Ineffable Records)
YaadcoreMama Told Me (12 Yaad Records)
DubmatixTwo Tons of Ska (Dubmatix)
MishkaThis Love (Mishka Music LLC)


Reggae Release Radar – May 8, 2023

AlborosieViral (VP Music Group)
Groundation x Brain DamageForgiveness (Easy Star Records)
Jack Johnson x Dennis BovellCalm Down – Dennis Bovell dUb Remix (Jack Johnson)
Sean Paul x Beres HammondRebel Time (Ineffable Records)
Mungo’s Hi Fi x Hollie Cook x HorsemanSugarwater (Scotch Bonnet Records)
Cosmic ShufflingCosmic Quest [Album] (Fruits Records)
AtmosphereSo Many Other Realities Exist Simultaneously [Album] (Rhymesayers)
Austin GrimmWalk A Mile EP (Independent )
King i MusicFocus (77 Star Rise Records)
Ras Sprarrow x Dub PhysicianRas Sparrow Meets Dub Physician – Time and Space (Ras Sparrow Records)
Stay GroundedPush Through (Independent)
Tor.Ma in DubTerra (Dubmission Records)
Zulu BobHolding On [Album] (ChinaMan Yard)
Jah Sun x House of RiddimLeave A Light On (Independent)
Upsetta x Loud CityGhost Pepper Riddim (Upsetta Records)


Reggae Release Radar – May 1, 2023

The ElovatersM.I.A (The Elovaters)
Johnny OsbourneGet Up (Easy Star Records)
Gentleman’s Dub Club x Hollie CookPlay My Games (Easy Star Records)
The Specials x Neville StapleGhost Town (Re-recorded – Sped up) (Cleopatra Records)
Kes x Maoli x J Boog x J PerryLiki Tiki (Remix) (Ineffable Records)
Sgt. Remo1983 (Jah Yute Entertainment)
Richie SpiceNatural Marijuana (NODOPROD)
Mike PintoMike Pinto (Recorded Live at Felton Music Hall) [ALBUM] (Felton Music Hall)
Dubmatix Ready Set Ska (Dubmatix)
Ras-I x Jesse Royal x Koastal KingsSky Way (DubShot Records)
Mary IsaacsTune In (Issachar Muzik)
Righteous RootsDeep Waters (River City Reggae)
BuddahflySweet Morning/ Wicked (Buddahfly Music)
Lucky Salvadori x Chalart58Chica Dub [Album] (La Panchita Records)


Reggae Release Radar – April 24, 2023

Hempress SativaSound The Trumpet (Jahlanzo)
Nattali Rize x Judy MowattLiberate (Ineffable Records)
Stephen MarleyOld Soul (Tuff Gong Collective)
Morgan HeritageThe Homeland [Album] (CTBC Music Group)
MaoliEvery Night Every Morning (Awong Entertainment)
HIRIE x Inna VisionI’m High (HIRIE Music)
Easy Star All-StarsZiggy Stardub [Album] (Easy Star Records)
Easy Star All-Stars x Macy GrayRock n’ Roll Suicide (Easy Star Records)
Buju Banton x Snoop DoggHigh Life (Roc Nation Records)
Piero Pelu x AlborosieMusica Libera (Sony Music)
Sensamotion x E.N YoungSee The Good (Independent)
Subatomic Sound System x Lee “Scratch” Perry x Screechy DanLee “Scratch” Perry Is The Dub Organizer (Subatomic Sound)
The PrizefightersKick The Can (Jump Up Records)
Naâman x O.B.F x Fatbabs x Marcus GadSoul Plan (Remix) (Ineffable Records)
Surfer Girl x CarmodySame Sun (Ineffable Records)
Bumpin Uglies x Sugarshack SessionsBumpin Uglies (Live at Sugarshack Sessions Vol. 2) (Ineffable Records)
Coyote IslandWhere Have You Been? (Ineffable Records)
Nature Ellis x Warrior SoundLight It (Warrior Sound Music)
Kaya Kotura Stay Burning (Oracle Sound Studios)
Dizz VibesOne drink (Independent )
Elephants DancingReggae Show (Independent)
J DubularMedecine Woman (Disclosure Records)
SeefariBlazin Dub (Upful Sound )
TROPIC VIBRATIONNatures Symphony (Jamariachi Records)
Moonshine MoversNo War (E.Turn.A.T)




Reid was born and raised in Sacramento, CA, and first connected with Rootfire in 2011 while living and working in New Zealand with The Black Seeds worldwide team. Before that he was the drummer of a folk-rock group called 2Me. Today he manages some of our favorite bands and oversees all operations of Rootfire.

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