The Heartical Family
Who We Are and When We Play
I am a selectress rocked by reggae music from a very young age. I met, on my way, many people and artists who developed my culture & understanding of the messages. My deep desire is to express the meditation that I feel when I listen to music in my shows & to share the powerful, humanistic, unifying messages that reggae brings. Humbly with respect for all the creators of music who build their vision, I seek by the force of the subject to elevate my consciousness, my reflection on the world and my spirituality. I also have the pleasure of interviewing artists, to link their creations to their personal history. It’s always a chance to discover that, behind deep music & lyrics, is a person who shares his vision of the world. Meet me for a conscious and vibratory exchange every two Monday in ROOTS TRAVEL
Reggae enthusiast since the early 80s, blogger & selector in the UK & Thailand. Reggae DJ in Bangkok 1991-94, London and more recently selector on Kaleidoscope HiFi Bradford. The Siamrootsical blog was established in 2009 to big up Jamaican & Thai artists & to help push the conscious vibes. Host of the Friday Night Rewind Show on rastfm & HearticalFM #LoveReggaeMusic Forward in oneness ❤️💛💚
Martin I hails from in Ecuador & has been spinning reggae, dancehall and positive music for over 15 years in South America & in the United States. A member of the Babylon Fall Soundsystem collective playing in clubs, concerts & festivals and organizing parties. The spirit of this system is the people, its essence Caribbean & black rhythm. Martin I is also an active member of the Pachamama family international group of urban artists. Come feel the Latin American reggae scene vibes on HearticalFM... BABYLON MUST FALL!
Bishop Yesehaq Sound System (Netherlands)
Selekta Rev from the -authorized- Bishop Yesehaq Sound System bringing you positive and upfull vibes from the 60's until present times. The selections more often than not come with exclusive Dub Plates of which Rev has access to via Ton van Arnhem who has many.
The sound has played at Shashamane Land and carries the name of the Bishop sent by H.I.M. to Jamaica as representant of the Ethiopian Church. Bishop Yesehaq has personally authorized Bishop Yesehaq Sound System.
Binghy I-Man is a Roots promoter & reggae selekter coming from Tunisia on the Top Of Africa fighting babylon vampiyaz' by spreadin' the Rastaman Vibration all ova the world. Former Rastfm radio resident selektor, active member of the HearticalFM crew & member of the Roaring Lionz. My show the Reggae Roots Revival is broadcast live every other Tuesday 20h-22h Uk time. Catch all my recorded radio sessions on my mixcloud page.
funkymorrison takes us on a journey between the past and present of African reggae music. The awareness typical of Jamaican Rasta music in Africa has taken on an increasingly significant value over the years in the denunciation and struggle and still today there are many artists who make it the standard-bearer of the name of Jah Rastafari. However, today it is difficult to associate the lyrics and the themes, but above all also the music itself, from the Jamaican dancehall to the original Roots reggae of the 70s-80s. even in Mama Africa, today, it becomes difficult to combine “reggae” with the current rhythms and styles of the music produced in the different areas of the continent. Its musical relevance is in fact more its own than Afrobeat and the many musical labels coined to define the different genres between the various countries of the continent. In short, it is only a question of "labels" but in the end "music is music ..." and the important thing is that "when it plays you don't feel pain"
Don Anxelmo was born in Madrid. At a very young age he discovered and started enjoying urban music in the neighborhood, at concerts and in autonomus collective centers, from rock to rap through reggae: Madrid doesn't have a beach but Jamaica is not that far away.
He started out as a DJ playing the first five seconds of each song for his friends: there was so much good music, and so little time. Vinyl collector and eternal traveler, he likes learning from the past to develop the future. He currently collaborates with the San Nicasio radio program "Permítame que insista". He has hosted the program "El Crisol" on Smradio, based in Athens for two sessions. He has also been finalist in the mixtape contest in the 27th edition of rototom Sunsplash festival.
Currently, Don Anxelmo and his Buenaventura focus on Ska, Reggae roots, dub and other tropical rhythms.
Originaire des 3 Ilets en Martinique , commence par l'école des Sound systems puis se forme à l'Ifas (Institut de Formation aux Arts et Spectacles) de Martinique et crée l'association Royal Warriors Muzik qui deviendra plus tard la plateforme et label RwMuZiK.Com (Bhy2r, Silversean , Elvys , Apach , Jah Van I , Djama Keita , Wouaganska , Al'k...) le concept de l'émission " ROYAL WARRIORS MUZIK
SOUND & PRODUCTIONS " est de ne jouer que ce qu'ils produisent pendant 2h , Roots Rock Reggae Dancehall Hip hop Traditional music , Artistes Peyi , Collaborations Caraïbe Internationales , Live Concert , Dubplates , Remix....
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Describing myself as a vinyl collector, I've been addicted to reggae dub Music for many years now. The city of Toulouse, where I'm from, is also a hot spot for the sound system culture. Activist and enthusiastic about this scene, I started in radio as a guest under my alias Original Irie alongside local sound systems (Redline, Zongo). I have the strong wish to propose a unique sound immersion through a versatile selection : early reggae, 70s and 80s roots, rub a dub, dubwise. So on the third Wednesday of every month 6-8PM UK/19-21h. Fr. put on your skanking shoes and come share the vibe!
Tyffaya Sound aka Irifrica (Irish Africa). Reggae roots rub a dub and Virgin Island specialist! Describing my self as roots addicted, a roots collector & sound system lover.
Enjoy Roooots vibes on HearticalFM on WEDNESDAYS 19-21h. (every 2 weeks)
Rastawombman, binghi woman, mother, painter, yoggi my mission is helping to make a better world RASTA.
Tyffaya - Roots Nutty Roots
Ziontist & Karl Kenyatta
Reggae and dub selectors out of Berlin, better known as Behold and Live Soundsystem. We were part of various underground soundsystem activities in and around Berlin since 2007, trying to promote roots and dub music in its various styles and forms from heartical roots music to mad digital styles, minimal dubs and heavy steppers. But besides the big speaker boxes culture, where we sometimes have to fight hard to survive in a big city, there was always a passion for mixtape sessions in our own yards. Free of any stress or pressure, here we can deal with the music more personally, just spending a good time in a smokey room!
Selecta Kty is an activist in the reggae music movement. Passionate about reggae, roots, ska, rocksteady, rub a dub, digital, dub, soul, jazz, hip hop, funk, afrobeat and world music sounds; she begins by collecting vinyl and organizing parties. Kty has been representing the Women’s Reggae with commitment for more than 15 years and is the founder and director of the ILA ~ I Love Association ~ created in 2019.
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I arrived from the Indian Ocean (Reunion Island) and am now based in Toulouse. The HAFFIRUN SOUND sound system becomes the JAH PROPHECY SOUND with a new configuration but still the same mission: spreading and propagating a message of love, unity & peace carried through powerful and conscious music. Bless & Love.
King David Growing up with a skateboard under my feet circling around our youth club where breakdance, graffiti & rap was prominent, I fell in love love with jamaican styles of music in my teenage days. I started collecting and djaying reggae about the age of 16, so let´s say around 1993. With holes in my shoes and not a penny in my pocket I started to set up King David Soundsystem in 1995. It has always been a work in progress system. I started with 500 Watts and played roughly 10k around 2010. I travelled to many places and met a lot of people. I really give thanks fort that amazing experience. Jah know! Living in Berlin since 2000 I´ve been an integral part of the local Reggae/Soundsystem scene until around 2012. Being the father of two sons I felt like I had to ease up a little and took a break from the scene. Fortunately - as we all know that life goes in circles - my boys themselves are growing to be teenagers and I´m here to proudly present the Ital Breakfast Radioshow to heartical listeners & family 2nd Saturday each month. Tune in & stay blessed!
Greetings in the name of the Most High! 00imo, directly from Italy, to share some good vibes & chant down Babylon with music. I fell in Love with roots reggae music since I was 6: thanks daddy!
In 1999 I founded Mama Alma Sound System with friends and that was the right way to share music, to travel around my country and to meet bredrens and sistrens with the same passion.
Stay tuned: RAINBOW COUNTRY, every 2 fridays, from 20 to 22h. (Italy time).
United we stand, united we win.
Tufty G got into Reggae Music as a young lad in the late 60’s. As his mother was a youth club leader he would hear the latest Reggae at the time. He started as a bedroom DJ in the early 70’s. Then started playing out in 1978, in Werl, Germany. Reggae Music is his love. As it is the only music that deals with life’s issues. Tufty has DJ’ed on the following sound systems: Soul Explosion, Masterblastermuzik (Surrey’s 1st Reggae Sound System), Fyne Tymes Sound, Fire Lion, Roughneck HiFi, Hustlers HiFi, Skirmish Sound, Unrulee Rockers International.
DR. ROOTS - ROOTS CYPHER
InI give all Honor and Praise to THE ESSENCE OF LIFE, MOTHER OF CREATION, CHRIST In HIS KINGLY CHARACTER, H.I.M. QUIDMAWI HAILE SELASSIE.
As a youth growing up in North Carolins, U.S.A. I would DJ house parties and make mix tapes for friends, then in 1990, RIGHTEOUSNESS was awoken within me. From that time to now, InI have known that the problem of the world today is a lack of LOVE, TRUTH, and JUSTICE, therefor InI prescribe The Teachings of HIS MAJESTY and anyone chanting similar vibrations through the World Class Sounds of Roots Reggae through InI show called, The Roots Cypher.
The Roots Cypher Show is for everyone, young, old, the unrighteous, those on a Forward Path to JAH, and those that only want to hear some Good Sounding Muzik, I welcome You All.
WADADA (One LOVE) - Dr. Roots