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Archive for January, 2014

Jan
31/14
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

Reggae-rock shows are popping up all over the place! Nothing like a night out with friends, meeting the humble bands, and outstanding live music! Tune in with The Pier Weekend Show Locator as we connect you to a show near you! (more…)

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Jan
30/14
2014 Reggae In The Hills Music Festival

The folks at the Reggae in the Hills Festival have been working tirelessly to pump up fans for this year’s three-day-long festival of music, art and dance. Posts from the event’s social media have been releasing a few of the performing artist’s names at a time, raising anticipation through the roof. (more…)

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Jan
30/14
Tarrus Riley’s New Album ‘Love Situation’

Exemplifying the resilience and timeless quality of the greatest era of Jamaican music, Love Situation, the newest album from international reggae artist Tarrus Riley will drop February 4th, as Riley tours the US in support of the release. (more…)

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Jan
29/14
2014 Good Vibes Music Festival

In just a couple of weeks, residents of Southern California will be blessed with another amazing event known as the Good Vibes Music Festival on The Lake. Presented by EJP International, the fest will be held at La Laguna Resort in Lake Elsinore, California from February 15th to the 16th. (more…)

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Jan
28/14
Video: G. Love & Special Sauce – Nothing Quite Like Home

Directed by Grammy award winning director, Emmet Malloy, here is the new music video to G. Love & The Special Sauce first single, titled “Nothing Quite Like Home”. The single is from their new album, Sugar which is set to release on April 22nd, 2014. This is also the 20th Anniversary year of their debut album! You can pre-order your copy now by clicking HERE!. Enjoy the song & video…

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Jan
28/14
Ziggy Marley’s ‘Fly Rasta’ Release

It is still months away from the official release of iconic reggae artist Ziggy Marley’s new album, but the buzz around it has been nonstop. The album, titled Fly Rasta, will be available on April 15, 2014 & is a follow up to his Grammy Award Winning Live Album that released January 2013. (more…)

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Jan
27/14
The Grammy’s Reggae Album of The Year is…

So about two months ago was ‘The Grammy Nominations Live’ kick off awards, which revealed the final 5 nominees in each award category. This year the five nominees were… (more…)

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Jan
26/14
MP3 Leak of the Week: Aer

Last week, Boston, MA’s Alternative/Hip Hop duo, Aer released their new 12 track self-titled album. It’s their second full length release & I asked the group if we could share my personal favorite track off the new album with the song “I’m Not Sorry”. To my delight, they agreed, for this week only! Grab the song on the homepage & read more here… (more…)

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Jan
25/14
Kings & Comrades New Album & Single!

With so much new music hitting the scene in 2014, Kings and Comrades has just been added to that list with their newest single “Right Time” which is going to be the first single off their first full-length album, which is tentatively set to be released in late April. (more…)

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Jan
24/14
Video: Wheeland Brothers – Beans & Rice

Southern CA’s Wheeland Brothers are at it again with another music video. This time, it’s for their latest single, “Beans & Rice”. The song is off their latest July 2013 release of Muchos Mahalos. The Video shot and edited by Travis Wheeland & Co-directed by Greg Craycraft. You can pick up Muchos Mahalos on iTunes by clicking HERE!. Enjoy the song & video…

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Jan
24/14
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

A cozy reggae-rock show is what you need to lift you back up after a productive week! Your favorite bands and artists, and not to mention the up-and-coming bands, are keeping it true with some live shows. The Pier Weekend Show Locator is your who, what, and where reggae-rock guide for these next three days- check it out! (more…)

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Jan
23/14
Tribute To The Reggae Legends Festival

‘Tis the season for festival announcements! This President’s Day, Monday, February 17th, WorldBeat Productions will hold the Tribute To The Reggae Legends Festival in San Diego, California! (more…)

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Jan
22/14
Alific Joins The Movement For Automatic Tour

Kicking off January 24th in Ventura, CA the upcoming Automatic Tour will take Iration, Natty Vibes, The Movement and Micah Brown to 38 stops around the continental U.S. As the bands prepare and rehearse, news recently dropped that Alific will now play the entire tour, joining The Movement as the 4th member on stage, supporting sets for headliner, Iration! (more…)

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Jan
22/14
Uplift Music & Arts Festival

Just like every summer, you can expect this one to be full of shows and festivals taking place all over the nation. This year, Uplift Apparel has plans to host their very own festival with intentions of only showcasing up and coming bands in the reggae scene! (more…)

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Jan
21/14
Watch: Katastro – Counting Stars (One Republic Cover)

Here is a new video of Katastro, with Micah Brown performing a live acoustic rendering of One Republic’s “Counting Stars”. The video was edited and directed by Marcus Eden. The song was produced and engineered by Lewis Richards at 17th St. Recording Studios in Costa Mesa, CA. The group told The Pier “We chose One Republic’s song, ‘Counting Stars’ because it was a fun upbeat song that we could really capture the Katastro essence of…This seemed natural and something we would all enjoy listening to in our own homes. This is just a preview of more exciting things to come from us so we hope you enjoy!”

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