Wednesday Sep 17

Video: Radio Riddler – Purple Rain

Monday, 15 September 2014 11:56

Video: Radio Riddler – Purple Rain

Featuring Ali Campbell of UB40 this is the reggae rendering of Prince’s iconic track “Purple Rain” from Radio Riddler’s reggae tribute to Purple Rain with Purple Reggae. This album drops on October 28th, 2014. Here is the official music video to “Purple Rain”. Read more about the album by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

Cali-Roots Presents’ Positive Economic Impact

Monday, 15 September 2014 11:52

Cali-Roots Presents’ Positive Economic Impact

Over the past decade, the firm known as California Presents Inc. has garnered national notoriety with their California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Now, following the successes of the event’s 5th year, with the dates for 2015 already set, California Presents Inc. has shown a true value.

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MP3 Leak of the Week: Easy Star All-Stars

Sunday, 14 September 2014 03:04

MP3 Leak of the Week: Easy Star All-Stars

With a 10-Year Anniversary of Easy Star’s Dubside of the Moon comes a special edition re-release on Sept 16th that includes a bonus track, “Breathe”, featuring Sluggy Ranks, Metric Man, Eric Rachmany & Ruff Scott. Thanks to Easy Star Records, this track is FREE, this week only…

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Duane Stephenson Releases 3rd Album

Saturday, 13 September 2014 08:37

Duane Stephenson Releases 3rd Album

On Tuesday, September 23rd, Jamaican Singer-Songwriter, Duane Stephenson, will release his third studio album, Dangerously Roots via Kongstar Records/Greensleeves. Plus a new music video paying tribute to Bunny Wailer

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The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Friday, 12 September 2014 12:10

The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

With so many shows lined up on tons of reggae-rock bands’ schedule, The Pier Weekend Show Locator is back for another packed listing of shows including The Carolina Sessions at Battleship Park in Wilmington, NC! No worries, we got your back – Check it out…

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Special Features

311: 20th Anniversary of Grassroots Album
311: 20th Anniversary of Grassroots Album
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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 1)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 1)
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Interview: Michael “Miguel” Happoldt (Part 2 of 2)
Interview: Michael “Miguel” Happoldt (Part 2 of 2)

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Interview: Jo Mersa Marley
Interview: Jo Mersa Marley

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Reviews

The Best of Blackwater Music Festival 2014
The Best of Blackwater Music Festival 2014
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Review: Morning Fatty – Resistance
Review: Morning Fatty – Resistance
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Review: Tatanka – Tatanka
Review: Tatanka – Tatanka
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Live: J Boog, Hot Rain, Mike Love (9-3-14)
Live: J Boog, Hot Rain, Mike Love (9-3-14)
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Show Locator

Mp3 Leak of the Week

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Album Releases

August 12th 2014
SOJA
-Amid The Noise And Haste
Bunji Garlin
-Differentology

August 26th 2014
Los Stellarians
-Cholo Souls

August 29th 2014
Morning Fatty
-Resistance

September 2nd 2014
Various Artists
-Music Unites - Reggae Around The World - Healing Of A Nation
illScarlett
-Self-Titled

September 9th 2014
Tatanka
-Self-Titled

September 23rd 2014
Duane Stephenson
-Dangerously Roots
The Bunny Gang
-Thrive
Jimmy Weeks Project
-Part II EP

September 30th 2014
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
-STEADY

October 3rd 2014
The Beautiful Girls
-Dancehall Days

October 10th 2014
Groundation
-A Miracle

October 13th 2014
Backbeat SoundSystem
-Together Not Apart

October 28th 2014
Etana
-I Rise

Future Album Releases TBA
Stephen Marley
-Revelation Pt 2: The Fruit Of Life
Seedless
-The Orange Album
New Kingston
-Kingston City
Rootz Underground
-Return of the Righteous Vol 1