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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I miss traveling. I miss smelling different dirt. Making real human exchanges. While things may have undergone a bit of a deconstruction, music is keeping me connected. There are a few methods I give credit to bringing me back when I’m feeling distant.… Read More
“Nobody expected it … and nobody could believe it … but could anyone comprehend it?
Would anyone dare step outside to confront the unknown? Or would forces greater than any individual weave a kinetic reaction tighter than previously imaginable.
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