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Archive for April, 2014

Apr
30/14
MP3 Massive Update

In the past week we have now added three FREE downloads including eight different artists! We have added Dale and the ZDubs, and Higher Education, as well as Unity Tracks, a reggae sampler from Roots Collective featuring some great artists from the Baltimore and D.C. areas… (more…)

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Apr
29/14
April 2014 Album Releases

As April ends and May moves in, Spring is in full blossom, and new music especially has especially bloomed. April has delivered a ton of highly anticipated records, many from artists who have not put an album out in years. All-in-all The Pier has 20 excellent new releases to discuss this month!

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Apr
29/14
Apr
28/14
Meet Ballyhoo!’s New Bassist

April 14th, 2014 came the end of an era for a band that boasted the same line-up for 10 years when bassist J.R. Gregory announced that he would be leaving Ballyhoo! to progress to the next chapter of his life. While J.R. will be missed, the next chapter of Ballyhoo! starts with their new bassist & Florida native, Nick Lucera(more…)

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Apr
28/14
Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 Dancehall Compilation

On May 6th, 2014 Greensleeves Records releases the Raw and X-Rated Dancehall Series RAGGA RAGGA RAGGA 2014. The annual dancehall series compilation will feature artists such as Spice, Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Elephant Man, Gyptian, and Christopher Martin. (more…)

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Apr
27/14
Video: Alborosie – Rock The Dancehall

On April 15th, International Reggae star, Alborosie released a new music video to this song Rock The Dancehall. The song is the 3rd track off his latest June 2013 release of Sound the System. Alborosie will be doing a Meet N Greet at The Pier booth at this May’s California Roots Music & Arts Festival, exclusively at The Pier Booth. Stay tuned for more details and enjoy the song & video…

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Apr
27/14
MP3 Leak of the Week: Micah Brown

Southern CA singer/songwriter, Micah Brown recently contacted The Pier with a new song, fresh out of the studio, titled “Roller Coaster”. He wanted to share it with The Pier Community, for FREE, this week only! Read more about Micah Brown & the new song here… (more…)

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Apr
26/14
SNWMF: 3 Day Fest of Roots Reggae!

Festival season continues as The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival celebrates their 21st annual festival, June 20, 21, & 22nd at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville, CA. This year, headliners include Shaggy and Rebelution(more…)

Posted under Daily News, easy star records, Rebelution  |
Apr
25/14
The Pier Weekend Show Locator!

It’s Friday and there is only one thing left to do – pick out the reggae-rock show you and your buds are going to this weekend! The Pier Weekend Show Locator is here every Friday to meet all your live show needs. Check it out! (more…)

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Apr
25/14
The Expanders 2014 Spring Tour!

As Spring is in full effect, so are the Spring Tours that are bringing reggae music to people all around the nation. However, very rarely do two bands from the same region meet up clear across the country to do a string of shows in the middle of their own tours. (more…)

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Apr
24/14
Video: Dale & The ZDubs – Nothing At All

Out of the nation’s capital is Dale and the ZDubs who are coming up with their own blend of reggae-rock. This is a music video for their single “Nothing At All” from their 2013 digital release of Leave the Drama. On April 20th, 2014, DZD released their latest album Clear the Smoke and we have 4 songs, from that new album, available for FREE download inside our MP3 Massive section by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Apr
23/14
Slightly Stoopid Summer Sessions 2014

It’s lining up to be another big season of live shows for one of Reggae-Rocks top headliners, Slightly Stoopid, as the group has finally announced all the details surrounding their Summer Sessions 2014 tour. (more…)

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Apr
22/14
Michael Franti’s Soulshine – Music. Yoga. Tour

This summer, Michael Franti and Spearhead will launch the fist ever music and yoga tour, Soulshine. Stopping in 35 cities, the tour will bridge daytime and nighttime activities, with yoga and live music from 4 bands & 2 DJ’s, guaranteeing one spirited dance party! (more…)

Posted under Daily News, SOJA  |
Apr
21/14
Updated Concert Articles

The Pier is excited to share the last 3 shows we’ve covered this month that includes live coverage of Slightly Stoopid, Ziggy Marley, The Green, Stick Figure, Dumpstaphunk, The Hip Abduction and the 3 day Wanee Festival. Show recaps, set-list and tons of photos – Lets check out our latest concert coverage from CA, CO & FL… (more…)

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Apr
21/14