Archive for September, 2014
Releasing their self-titled record just over a year ago, Pepper has spent much of 2014 on the road. Closing out the year, the trio will continue to tour after recently announcing a fall headlining theater-tour with The Movement and New Beat Fund playing as support!
On Sunday February 16th, 2014, The Pier filmed Passafire & Ballyhoo! for The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. They did a collaborative cover of the song “Easy” that was written by Lionel Richie & made famous by The Commodores. After premiering the video last Sunday, Today & for the next 6 days, the MP3 from the live session is available for FREE download… (more…)
Dirty Heads released a brand new music video for the song “Silence” off their latest album Sound of Change. The video was first premiered with Yahoo! Music and was chosen as the next video due to the live response from fans while on tour. “‘Silence’ is probably my favorite song on the album,” say singer Jared Watson. “That song, to me, is just so big and nasty and dark and badass… The whole idea behind it is that the ‘silence is deafening.’ Silence is a very, very powerful thing.” The video was shot as a ‘Thank You’ to fans as we see the Dirty Heads kicking off their fall tour that will see them traveling North America before jumping the pond to Europe. Check the tour dates & info by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
Hopefully you can find just a few more days of sun in your area as the summer festival season comes to a close. Rebelution, Steel Pulse, Collie Buddz, Slightly Stoopid, and O.A.R. can be found at the various festivals over the next three days while Matisyahu, Stephen Marley, Easy Star Allstars, and J Boog hit up the local venues. (more…)
Back for another Artist Radar, we direct our attention to Hawaiian singer-songwriter, Kimie Miner. She was first mentioned on The Pier in 2010 when she was featured on the song “How Does It Feel” from The Green‘s debut release. With music of her own, including a FREE MP3 in our MP3 Massive, read more to learn about Kimie… (more…)
On NBC’s The Voice, Sublime’s “Santeria” was performed to a panel of Coaches (judges) that includes Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani (of No Doubt). After the song was performed, Gwen had her thoughts to share on the Sublime cover, given her collaborative history with the band & the late Brad Nowell. (more…)
Indeed, Ballyhoo! has announced that they will be releasing a new EP titled The Cool Down Vol 1. It’ll drop Oct 21st, 2014 via their own Right Coast Records. In addition, the group will share the road with Tribal Seeds and Gonzo w/Beyond I Sight. Check the details below… (more…)