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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
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
The remix is my favorite art from. It’s no surprise that the very concept is a derivative from the Jamaican dub experience. Here we have Dub Apocalypse getting THE treatment from legendary long time associate Matt Saccuccimorano who mixed DA drummer Tommy Benedetti’s foundational American reggae group, John… 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
Most people will agree that the older one gets, the more quickly time… Read More