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… 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