The new radio streams are here! Upgrade to the new Surf Roots Deluxe App and enjoy:
Island Mix - Best of Hawaiian & island jams
420 Radio - Strictly Herb tracks
Reggae Nation - Jamaica & authentic roots
Classics - The bands who started the Reggae Rock movement
On The Rise - Today's hottest up & comers
Music Publishing… Why DO I need it?
By Ilka T. De León
Founder of Ange Jolie Publishing, Inc.
Music Publishing is often one of the least thought of elements in the music business. As artists we tend to focus on two things necessary for our success. The First is the recording of music. That is, after all, what generates our position as “recording artists.” It is also the epitome of our initial goals to allow our music to be recorded for distribution to fans across the world. The Second is performance. There is nothing like the excitement and rush of performing in front of a large crowd. It is by far one of the most addicting experiences a person can have. With those two elements alone one can consider themselves successful. Yet, what about the protection of your music? In other words how can you assure that your lyrics and composition are not replicated unlawfully…Continue
SURF ROOTS 420 RADIO the first ever stream of all Reggae herb tracks 24/7 kicks off this weekend! Surf Roots 420 will be live in Denver, CO celebrating the launch @ the Cannabis Cup and 420 in the Streets festival. Check out the radio stream @ www.Surfroots.com/420 tune in and blaze it up!
California Roots Festival is a huge event that we all look forward to every year. I got to speak with Dan Sheehan, who runs the festival (along with Jeff Monser) to get some behind-the-scenes info.
California Roots Fest is a huge supporter of the community. What are some of the ways you contribute and give back to the community?
DS: This year we are bringing on a few non-profits and showcasing them at the festival, as well as on our social media. We also love to hire local and buy local when we can. When it comes to our music community, we feel that we give artists that might not have a platform to showcase their music and talents. We love our community.
What is the process/how do you choose the artists…Continue
July 18th - Iration & Common Kings. Aug 15th - Steel Pulse & The Wailers. Tickets: www.PacAmp.com