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Archive for June, 2013

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
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
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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Jun
12/13
Tribal Seeds & Josh Heinrichs Summer Tour!

Tribal Seeds are heading out on tour this summer with special guest, Josh Heinrichs! Kicking off, July 10th in Albuquerque, New Mexico they will be joined by Slightly Stoopid, during Stoopid’s Kickin’ Up Dust tour with Atmosphere(more…)

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Jun
11/13
Video: The Aggrolites – Keep Moving On (Acoustic)

From Los Angeles, CA here is The Aggrolites performing a stripped down version of the song “Keep Moving On” in Denver, CO at Lodos Bar & Grill with MoBoogie Videos. The song is originally off their June 5th 2009 release of “Iv” and was also featured on the bands Sept 7th 2011 live album titled Unleashed Live Vol. 1. You can pick up both albums on iTunes, but first, enjoy the video here…

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Jun
11/13
Updated Album Reviews

Between a FREE album release courtesy of Fiction 20 Down on April 30th, a long with the 3rd studio album put out by Mystic Roots on June 4th, we took a look at both albums for Review. See what was said about each new release and the star rating each new album received… (more…)

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Jun
11/13
Marley-Owned Label & The Set Up Shop Tour!

Ghetto Youths International, a family owned record label run by Bob Marley’s sons, Julian, Stephen and Damian Marley are bringing the next generation of reggae artist to the west coast. (more…)

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