The countdown has officially begun! Who’s been listening to the Cali Roots playlist and getting ready for Memorial Day Weekend in Monterey? I know I’ve been planning outfits, checking the lineup, looking at photos from years’ past, getting hyped about seeing everyone’s faces and doing it all while listening to the official California Roots playlist […]
Through The Roots’ newest album Departure follows last year’s release of Arrival and is packed with so many featured artists. “With ‘Arrival’, that album was us kind of finding our sound,” said lead singer Evan Hawkins. “And, with ‘Departure’, we wanted to show how we could flex and what other genres we are interested in […]
“Here I Am” is the song that could have easily been the title of Arise Roots’ new record. Southern California’s acclaimed reggae-rock ensemble is back with their third full-length studio album, Pathways, via Ineffable Records. The bountiful 15-track release features support from a multitude of impactful artists, such as Eric Rachmany (of Rebelution), Kyle McDonald […]
With combinations of sweet harmonies and rhythmic grooves, reggae is music that, generally speaking, contains socially conscious messages and music set to distinctive Caribbean back beats. Although reggae has become synonymous with laidback and chill vibes, it is just as often thoroughly spiritual and passionately political. From the angelic rhythms of 1970s roots reggae to […]
Born in Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica, Lutan Fyah started his musical career in 1999, recording his first songs for Buju Banton’s Gargamel Records. If you’re in need of a refreshing album for your playlist, look no further than Lutan Fyah’s newest and fiercest release yet, Longest Livah. With a healthy serving of progressive […]
The 33rd Annual Reggae on the River Festival (ROTR) has announced its proper reggae lineup, including Sly & Robbie, Marcia Griffiths, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Lutan Fyah & The Riddim Rebels, Dezarie, Nattali Rize and many more for a sweet four-day weekend of incredible reggae music. Reggae on the River is renowned for […]
Jamaican born Lutan Fyah recently dropped an official video for his track “Ambition” off his 2014 studio album Get Rid a di Wicked. The beautiful production displays aerials of Sweden and was directed by Jonas Andréen for Lynx Pictures. For more information about Lutan Fyah, give him a follow on Twitter and Instagram.