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Archive for May, 2009

Classic Music Video: The Pepper Pots

Spain’s reggae soul group The Pepper Pots performing Lucky Girl live for Radio 3 Madrid.

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Pacific Dub New Album in the Works

Up and coming Pacific Dub have a new album planned for release this summer, the band recently released its EP, First Drop.

The band also has these upcoming shows:

Friday- June 19th Mongos w/ Natural Incense
Grover Beach, CA

Tuesday- June 23rd Wildcat Lounge
Santa Barbara, CA

Wednesday- June 24th Shore Lounge w/ Natural Incense
Hermosa Beach, CA

Friday- June 26th The Office w/ One Drop
Huntington Beach, CA

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The Pier Compilation Volume 1 – More Artists Announced

Here is the latest additions of fantastic reggae rock groups contributing unreleased tracks to The Pier’s Compilation Vol 1, dropping this August.

  • OPM
  • Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
  • Can’t Hang
  • 3rd Alley
  • RAC
  • Sunset Bus

Already announced: Dirty Heads, John Brown’s Body, The B Foundation, Ballyhoo!, Pato Banton, The Supervillains, Josh Fischel, The Movement & Mike Pinto.

Of course we have a few more surprise up our sleeves… Hit up our Pier Forums and let us know of what you think of the line-up.

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Beduoin Soundclash to Debut Digital EP

Bedouin Soundclash will be releasing a 5 Song EP titled “Where Have The Songs Played Gone To?” on June 16th that will be available digitally (iTunes, rhapsody, Think Indie, EMusic…etc) everywhere! The band will also be supporting No Doubt on their current U.S. headlining tour.

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Classic Music Video: Dub War – “Strike It”

Lead vocalist Benji Webbe may have moved onto bigger things in Skindred, but Dub War were true crossover masters, check out the reggae, metal, hip hop and jazz madness below…

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Ballyhoo! & The B Foundation’s ‘Put ‘Em Up’ Tour Update: Frisbee Golf

Ballyhoo! and The B Foundation having some fun on their day off in Santa Cruz.

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The Pier Compilation Volume 1 More Details Coming Soon

Next week The Pier will announce a few more of the band’s involved in this year’s Pier compilation. This is without a doubt the best line-up we have assembled to date. Watch this space!

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Ska Punkers Big D & the Kid’s Table New Album Details

Big D and the Kids Table has revealed the title, track listing and release date for their sixth full-length. Fluent In Stroll will be released on July 7, 2009 via Side One Dummy. The record was produced by Joe Gittleman (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones) and mixed by Paul Q Kolderie. Check out two interesting new songs “Doped Up Dollies On A One Way Ticket To Blood” and “Fluent In Stroll”.

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The Pier Compilation Vol 1 – More Artists Announced

As part of the re-launch of The Pier today we thought we would announce a few more bands confirmed for the compilation of the summer. Featuring all unreleased tracks, bands include:

  • Dirty Heads
  • John Brown’s Body
  • Ballyhoo!
  • The B Foundation
  • Josh Fischel
  • The Supervillains and…
  • The Movement
  • Pato Banton
  • Mike Pinto

More to be announced soon…

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