Archive for September, 2014
Next week, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will release their new album via Easy Star Records. Check our review & star rating for their forth coming release in addition to our recap of SkillinJah‘s Champion Sound record that dropped in August on Ganjah Records. We have the review & star rating for each new release… (more…)
Here is the Video Premiere to the sixth installment to The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. The video was Directed by Tage Plantell, produced by Kit Chalberg with sound by Kyle Zender. As a result, here is Passafire & Ballyhoo! performing a Live Acoustic Cover of “Easy”, written by Lionel Richie & made popular by The Commodores. The video was filmed on location at Jackson’s in downtown Denver, CO on Sunday, February 16th, 2014. Aside from shooting this collaboration cover, we also filmed Passafire & Ballyhoo! each performing their own individual songs, so stay tuned for more video premiere’s in the coming months! Enjoy the video & read more about the production by clicking HERE!
With their debut album, Higher Place, released July, 2013, southern CA’s Krooked Treez is writing their next record with plans to work with former Sublime DJ & Drummer, Ras MG. What feels like the calm before the storm, we caught up with Krooked Treez as they share an underground, raw acoustic version of their song “Irie Radio” for FREE… (more…)
We’re suckers for anniversary album releases and while this is not Reggae-Rock specific, it’s cool to see that the soundtrack to the movie Clerks will be pressed to Vinyl for the first time ever in celebration of its 20th Anniversary – It’ll be out on Vinyl Nov 11th, 2014. (more…)
The summer is quickly winding down but it is not too late to get out and enjoy the weather with some reggae-rock music. West Coast, East Coast, Hawaii, and even Switzerland…The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator has you covered for the next three days of jammin with The Green, Stick Figure, Seedless, Iration, and many more!
Based out of Cornwall, England, is an eight-piece funky reggae outfit that goes by the name of Backbeat Soundsystem. We’ve covered them in the past & we have a FREE MP3 in our MP3 Massive, but now, the group is promoting the release of their 3rd studio album, Together Not Apart, dropping on Oct 14th via Easy Star Records. (more…)
Featuring Ali Campbell of UB40 this is the reggae rendering of Prince’s iconic track “Purple Rain” from Radio Riddler’s reggae tribute to Purple Rain with Purple Reggae. This album drops on October 28th, 2014. Here is the official music video to “Purple Rain”. Read more about the album by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
Over the past decade, the firm known as California Presents Inc. has garnered national notoriety with their California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Now, following the successes of the event’s 5th year, with the dates for 2015 already set, California Presents Inc. has shown a true value. (more…)
With a 10-Year Anniversary of Easy Star’s Dubside of the Moon comes a special edition re-release on Sept 16th that includes a bonus track, “Breathe”, featuring Sluggy Ranks, Metric Man, Eric Rachmany & Ruff Scott. Thanks to Easy Star Records, this track is FREE, this week only… (more…)