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Archive for June, 2013

Jun
21/13
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Did you play reggae-rock on the way to work this morning, now craving a live show? Or were you at the office and got the chills thinking about your top live music experience? Well look no further than The Pier Weekend Show Locator as a tool for your live show craving this weekend! (more…)

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Jun
20/13
June 2013 Album Releases

June not only marks the official start of Summer, but this month is full of great new releases by a line of excellent artists! No Pier pressure, but be sure to check out these nine new album releases dropping this month! (more…)

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Jun
20/13
Stephen Marley Unleashes New Song!

Amidst their Ghetto Youth’s International “Set Up Shop” tour, Stephen Marley has released a new single titled “Bongo Nyah” which features guest appearances by Spragga Benz & Damian Marley. Plus Julian Marley has been added to GYI Tour! (more…)

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Jun
19/13
MP3 Massive Update

We’re pretty stoked to share with you 3 new additions to our FREE Music Section! This week, we’ve added FREE music, courtesy of The RBC, Bushwood and The Green Line. It’s an East Coast party as we’ve added new music from artists ranging from New York, Florida & Connecticut… (more…)

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Jun
19/13
Coming Soon: Dub Rockers Compilation

On August 27th, reggae loving fans will be able to load their music library with the Dub Rockers Compilation Volume 1 courtesy of VP Records & Vans. It’s a groundbreaking compilation that combines Jamaica’s top artists with popular U.S & European based reggae acts who all come together to collaborate over 10 tracks. (more…)

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Jun
18/13
Video: Morgan Heritage – Episode 2 [The Bushwick Experience]

Here is the second of four episodes from the Morgan Heritage documentary that The Pier has been premiering this last week in support of Morgan Heritage’s new album Here Come The Kings which hit stores June 11th. The documentary gives Morgan Heritage fans an in-depth look behind the music.

Video editor Alex Bartolomei gave The Pier a breakdown of the four Episodes, explaining “Episode 1 features footage from their set at Barclays, they discuss their influences in depth and describe how they got into music growing up. Their father Denroy is in the episode and documentary discussing their family life growing up. Episode 2 & 3 will be ‘The Bushwick Experience’. It takes place in the neighborhood they grew up in Bushwick on Cornelia street. Episode 4 you will hear more about the producers they have worked with and discuss the latest album, ‘Here Come The Kings’.”

The documentary will air in its entirety on Jamaica’s TVJ television network on July 1st. To watch Episode 1, Influences, click HERE.

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Jun
18/13
Dirty Heads Upcoming Acoustic Album

Longtime Dirty Heads fans who watched the group grow from a 3 piece acoustic line up early on, to a now 6 man touring group, have reason to be excited. The Huntington Beach locals, who first released demo’s of acoustic material starting out, are headed back to their roots with plans to release an all acoustic album! (more…)

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Jun
17/13
Iration’s New Album & Summer Tour

As if releasing a new single and music video ahead of their new album wasn’t enough, Iration just announced a massive summer tour. To the delight of their nationwide fan base, the band will be hitting up venues from east to west and everything in between. (more…)

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Jun
16/13
MP3 Leak of the Week: Mat. McHugh

Early this year, Mat. McHugh & The Seperatista Soundsystem, formerly known as The Beautiful Girls, recorded a live show, that is now available for purchase. As a treat, Mat. agreed to give away track 9, a live medley of “Go Don’t Stop” from his Love Come Save Me album, blended with Bob Marley’s, “Is This Love”. Grab the song on the homepage & read more here… (more…)

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Jun
15/13
Cas Haley’s Tour Dates & Album Charting!

Released May 28th, Cas Haley’s new album La Si Dah, released on Easy Star Records, continues to receive critical praise with notable charting. Haley has also added tour dates, that includes him going to Europe as well as sharing the stage with Sheryl Crow! (more…)

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Jun
15/13
Bushwood New Album “Tidal Wave”

Hailing from Southern Florida, Bushwood is ready to spread their tropical vibe to the rest of the nation with their upcoming sophomore album “Tidal Wave”. The album is scheduled for release on June 22. (more…)

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Jun
14/13
Video: Morgan Heritage – Episode 1 [Influences]

This is one of four episodes of the Morgan Heritage documentary that The Pier will premiere within the week in support of Morgan Heritage’s new album Here Come The Kings which hit stores June 11th. The documentary gives Morgan Heritage fans an in-depth look behind the music.

Video editor Alex Bartolomei gave The Pier a breakdown of the four Episodes, explaining “Episode 1 features footage from their set at Barclays, they discuss their influences in depth and describe how they got into music growing up. Their father Denroy is in the episode and documentary discussing their family life growing up. Episode 2 & 3 will be ‘The Bushwick Experience’. It takes place in the neighborhood they grew up in Bushwick on Cornelia street. Episode 4 you will hear more about the producers they have worked with and discuss the latest album, ‘Here Come The Kings’.”

The documentary will air in its entirety on Jamaica’s TVJ television network on July 1st.

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Jun
14/13
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Attention ThePier.org Readers: The reggae-rock music is flowing more than ever this weekend! You can find all the artists you love signed up for a gig near you. From discounts on Cas Haley‘s show to Ballyhoo!‘s Exclusive Meet & Greet in Denver, The Pier family has your back on this weekend’s plans. With some insight on who, what, where, and more in this Weekend’s Show Locator, you just got to keep reading to find out! (more…)

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Jun
13/13
Introducing Daniel Bambaata Marley

Been looking for a fresh new Marley sound to follow? Look no further because Daniel Bambaata Marley is here and ready to spread his music and message across the globe. The newest Marley on the scene is the first son of Bob Marley’s oldest son, Ziggy Marley. (more…)

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Jun
12/13
Inner Circle’s Tire Blown On Tour

Last week, we announced that Inner Circle, the Bad Boys of Reggae, were back touring the US after several years. With new tour dates just recently added for Europe, things almost turned deadly as the group traveled through Louisiana when they suddenly encountered a tire blow out on their tour bus… (more…)

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