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Archive for November, 2013

Nov
18/13
Nov
18/13
AER & RDGLDGRN Winter Tour

With winter tours and album releases surfacing, getting us ready for 2014, I recently got news with one of the tours I am most anticipating for the New Year. On January 31, Boston’s own Aer will be kicking off their Word of Mouth Tour in their hometown at the House of Blues, joined alongside by Washington D.C. up-and-comers RDGLDGRN. (more…)

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Nov
17/13
Video: RDGLDGRN – Lootin’ In London

RDGLDGRN (pronounced red gold green) are compromised of 3 members who go by Red, Gold & Green. While the colors may be symbolic of Reggae, this is not a reggae band, but a group that takes hip-hop infused punk and indie rock to create something refreshingly unique. They’re getting attention from fans stretching far beyond their DC niche scene and went on a tour with Pepper earlier this year. They released their debut self-titled album on Sept 3rd featuring 11 tracks, including “Lootin’ In London. You can pick up their album on iTunes by clicking HERE. Enjoy the song & video…

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Nov
17/13
Nov
17/13
MP3 Leak of the Week: Eek-A-Mouse

Tuesday Nov. 5th, Jamaica’s Eek-A-Mouse, born Ripton Joseph Hylton, released his 2 CD+DVD Reggae Anthology, aptly titled, Eek-Ology via 17 North Parade. It includes 33 songs, 1 of which includes his classic track “Ganja Smuggling” that we’re giving away this week for FREE! (more…)

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Nov
16/13
Arise Roots Collab w/ Hirie

This passed October, yet another special Roots-Reggae collaboration took place at E.N Young’s Imperial Sound Recording Studio when Los Angeles’ Arise Roots traveled down to the San Diego based studio. The freshly recorded single is titled, “Cool Me Down,” and features the vocals of Hirie. (more…)

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Nov
15/13
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

The Pier Weekend Show Locator is here! Wherever you may find yourself, we hunted down some of the top-notch reggae-rock shows happening this weekend, starting with tonight! See where your weekend will take you! (more…)

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Nov
14/13
Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival

It’s time for the annual Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival. This weekend, many will head down to the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park for what is sure to be an epic four-day dance party. In our purist of excellent live music, The Pier will be in attendance for the funky fall festival, watching some of the grooviest acts around. (more…)

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Nov
13/13
Video: Fortunate Youth – “One Love” (Raw Acoustic)

Back on August 23rd, during their tour with Iration & Through The Roots, Fortunate Youth linked up with our good friends at Vita Coco to film a raw, live, sidewalk acoustic session of FY’s song “One Love”. No microphones, just a straight live performance outside Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA. You can read our concert article from that night by clicking HERE and you can download a studio version of “One Love” inside our MP3 Massive section, by clicking HERE. Pick up some Vita Coco Coconut Water & Hydrate naturally! Enjoy the video & share with your friends!

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Nov
13/13
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12/13
Nov
11/13
November 2013 Album Releases

This lull between Halloween & Thanksgiving is the perfect time to either relax before the hectic holidays invade your life, or do a bit of early shopping. Whether you just want to lay back & listen to some new tunes, or get that perfect gift for a friend The Pier, has you covered with 10 new release dropping this month. (more…)

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Nov
10/13
MP3 Leak of the Week: The Green

On Nov. 5th, we premiered The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series Music Video with Easy Star Records Recording Artist The Green! In the video, The Green performs an acoustic rendering of their new song “Good One”. In celebration of the new video & song, we’re giving away the audio session from the music video, in MP3 format, this week only…. (more…)

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Nov
10/13
Video: Ballyhoo! – No Good

Here is the official music video to Ballyhoo!’s latest & second single “No Good” off their latest album Pineapple Grenade. The track was produced by Rome Ramirez of Sublime with Rome and was mixed by producer Paul Leary. The video was directed by Wes Wuz Good Armstrong & stars actress Mindy Robinson.

Vocalist/guitarist Howi Spangler said “When i heard ‘No Good’ was goign to be shot in black & white, i got excited because its perfect for the song. Wuz Good, the director, gave it such a gritty, sexxy look and i think it turned out great. The actors did an awesome job. You can read more about the band and the song in our Backstage: A Ballyhoo! Story, by clicking HERE. Enjoy the song & the video…

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Nov
09/13
The Holdup’s New Album!

The Holdup is a San Jose, CA quartet with a unique sound, incorporating elements of Hip-Hop, Indie, Reggae and Pop. The group formed in early 2008 when drummer Danny Flores and vocalist Mike Garmany recruited bassist Kyle Christensen and DJ/Manager Clev Stiles. On December, the group will release their 5th studio album in 5 years. (more…)

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