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… Read More
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Hovering over the stereo, record, play and pause buttons engaged, waiting to unleash the spinning of the tape deck the second that favorite new song starts on the radio. Notepad open to the right as the order of the latest mixtape is charted out, this one… Read More
Among other notable happenings in 2017, from various album releases to outdoor events headed by the label, Greensleeves Records is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a release of some hard stepping singles from their massive vinyl catalogue. Created… Read More
Part 1: The Beginning, The Mixtape, Soundcloud
Some people first heard about Rootfire when they saw the logo on a t-shirt. Others heard about it from a mixtape.
In reality, Rootfire started out of fear and hesitation. Literally. I wanted to find a company to work for that… Read More
Rootfire Mixtape 011 celebrates Old Dry Diggings, a boomtown in the Sierra Nevada mountains which rose and fell during the heyday of California’s gold rush. Known today as Placerville, the mountain town will host Dry Diggings Festival September 25-26, a celebration of the California Roots music and… Read More
featuring: Fat Freddys Drop, The Movement, Stick Figure, The Expanders, G. Love & Special Sauce, Sublime, Jurassic 5, Lloyd & Glen, Prince Buster, Mos Dub, Collie Buddz, Shaggy, Tribal Seeds, House of Shem, Stephen 'Ragga' Marley, Fugazi, Atmosphere, Bob Marley.
Our fifth mixtape Selecting Shadows Of Friends In The Woods is out now! The mix is our first since last May’s California Roots Festival, and comes just in time for your travels to the Carolina Sessions. We have been teaming up with Alific for the last year… Read More