Tag Archive for ‘progressive roots’
There is something that intrigues me about analog tape recording in the modern era. Perhaps I’m fascinated that we are still hung up on the sounds of yesterday, or maybe by the fact that artists are still finding ways to wow us with old technology. … Read… 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
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
To make waves within the “surf roots” or modern American reggae scene, up-and-coming artists need to command attention by setting themselves apart from the rest. Popular acts like Stick Figure and Tribal seeds, along with notable bands that have come on strong in recent years like The Movement, Iya… Read More
The Rootfire community is open to all artists in the greater world of reggae music, progressive roots, dancehall, and more. Click on the profiles below to learn about artists, their teams, discographies and more. If you are an artist and would like a Rootfire profile, you can… Read More
“Savanna” is the new single from Jamaican-Canadian artist Jonathan Emile, off his upcoming album Spaces-In-Between (January 24 – Mindpeacelove / Tuff Gong International). The single drops this Friday.
Based in Montreal, Emile is a rapper, singer, producer, activist, and cancer survivor. … Read More