Tag Archive for ‘Rootfire Cooperative’
There is an online petition circulating with the goal of getting Toots Hibbert inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is a no-brainer and needs to happen.
Toots Hibbert is one of the undisputed pillars of Jamaican Music.… Read More
A variety of Caribbean music has burst through US airwaves in recent years. Salsa, Mirengue, Reggaeton, y mas!! But if you REALLY know what’s up, you know it’s SOCA time. You may already be whining your waist in the kitchen to the music of Kes.… Read More
Let me tell you about a recent goosebump-moment that struck me.
The reverse sleeve of the original 1975 LP release of “Dub Basket” by Rupie Edwards All-Stars displays the following note:
“Until the birth of this album Dub L.P.s were only available to those who were prepared to spend a lot of money and buy them as pre-releases; hence making… Read More
There is very good news in the world of Reggae. Pachyman, the Puerto Rican-born Los Angeles-based one-man-dub-band, has a new EP out!
Roots music fans and dedicated Rootfire readers will know already that Pachyman has established himself as one of today’s most reliable sources of heavy, throwback-style riddims and skillfully… Read More