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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Most people will tell you that you can’t travel through time. Clearly, they have not heard the music of French reggae collective Pinnacle Sound, whose vintage vibrations transport listeners back to the golden age of Jamaican music.
Every now and then I hear an artist that instantly captivates me,… Read More
South Florida’s Artikal Sound System has been grinding out a name for themselves in the surf-roots scene for close to a decade. 2022 finds them taking a huge leap forward with the release of their debut LP via Controlled Substance Sound Labs, the independent music label run by… Read More
Just over a year ago, Rootfire premiered the debut release from Blanc du Blanc, a dub project created and performed by a collective of highly regarded musicians spearheaded by the widely-lauded, genre-melding Chris Harford. Several months… Read More
Showcase Vol. 1, by Lone Ark meets The 18th Parallel, was released through Fruits Records September 3rd, 2021 on LP, CD, and digital.
Good God. So much history of reggae’s sound and goodness packed into six tunes and their five dub counterparts that it will bounce right back outta your… Read More
Nattali Rize & Kumar join forces for this exciting new installment from Rize, “Indestructible.” She has enlisted the talents of French Production squad 4 Examples, GRAMMY winning mix engineer James ‘Bonzai’ Caruso, and the musical genius that is Kumar to bring us the next taste from her… Read More
“Me not deal with Shadow Dweller, me not deal with Wicked Ones — no! I only deal with blinding love, yes — ‘cause that’s the only way we will grow.”
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… Read More