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.… Read More
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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Jessica Lipsky, a freelance music journalist, and originally published in Brooklyn Magazine on September 25, 2023. Rootfire has republished a portion of the article with permission from Brooklyn Magazine and readers can click… Read More
U.K.’s secret weapon, Gentleman’s Dub Club, has become a staple at UK’s leading festivals including Glastonbury, Bestival, and others, amassing tons of fans throughout their homeland and beyond.
Crazy Baldhead aka Agent Jay, guitarist from The Slackers, is at it again, releasing a double A-sided vinyl featuring two different singers on his indie label, Old Neighborhood.
On the A-side, Crazy Baldhead brings us back to the late 60s/early 70s with a ska-tinged cover of The Stooges… Read More
On November 4th, Sublime with Rome released an EP titled Tangerine Skies. The reggae rock studs hadn’t released a new LP since Sirens in 2019, and they’ve only released three albums since joining forces in 2011, so any new music surely warrants some fanfare.… Read More… Read More
They think I-man could not reach this far in life
But one thing they forget is my determination
— from “They Think,” by Burning Spear
Skarra Mucci, the Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist known as the “Dancehall President,” was born and raised in the capital city of Kingston. He started singing in church at the age of 9, demonstrating talent at a young age which led to believe he was destined to forge a… Read More
I’ve been in love with The Loving Paupers since they burst onto the scene in 2016 with their magnificent eponymous debut EP. Well, actually, burst may not be the right word. While they certainly burst into my consciousness, rocking my world with their instantly enthralling, unique sound,… Read More