Roots Radics

Radically Radics

  • AllMusic Rating
    6
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

AllMusic Review by

In the world of roots reggae, where session musicians often work more frequently than steady bands, the Roots Radics are singular legends, recording and touring with artists ranging from Yellowman and Israel Vibration to Bunny Wailer and Freddie McGregor. On Radically Radics, the group shows a mastery of a variety of reggae styles, from psychedelic dub and staccato dancehall to commercially viable pop reggae and more traditional roots grooves. While their lyrical prowess fails to rival the effortless mastery of their tight-as-a-drum music, the hypnotic effects of their buoyant grooves more than makes up the difference.

blue highlight denotes track pick