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Archive for January, 2015

Jan
30/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Everybody’s gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday! This edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator found most of our favorite bands taking the day off for the game besides two lonely bands performing this Sunday with Natural Vibrations continuing the Puff Puff Pass Tour in California while Nahko and Medicine for the People play at Wanderlust Festival in New Zealand. (more…)

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Jan
29/15
Video: Midnite – “Credited”

Here is the latest music video from roots reggae outfit, Midnite for the new song “Credited”. The song is off the groups latest album, Ride Tru” that was released Dec 9th 2014 via I Grade Records. The video was filmed at Mount Victory Camp, St Croix and was directed by Birhan Tonge of Royal Ras Productions based out of NYC. The video utilizes the original artwork created at the scene of the filming by artists Marcus Wilson & Omar Boothman. Marcus has painted the vast majority of Midnite’s 52 album covers. The song, “Credited”, was produced by the Zion I Kings with the song being Midnite’s fourth music video. Enjoy the song & video…

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Jan
29/15
Theatrical Musical: ‘Home Street Home’

The fire-engulfed alleyways of hell have reported record-freezing temperatures since Fat Mike of NOFX announced plans to produce a theatrical musical from the Eugene O’Neil Theater workshop. The project is appropriately called Home Street Home and (more…)

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Jan
28/15
The Skints New Album ‘FM’ Details

A couple weeks ago, it was announced that East London’s Reggae-Rock quartet, The Skints, had signed with Easy Star Records, joining an impressive roster of groups to release their third studio album. Now, we have the details around their forthcoming new release, complete with Cover Art, Album Title & a video teaser featuring Tippa Irie(more…)

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Jan
27/15
Jan
27/15
January 2015 Album Releases

Welcome to another volume of The Pier’s monthly album releases update. Featuring any release new-to-market that our readers will enjoy. Included is all you’ll need to know about brand new releases, re-releases, new-to-vinyl releases & more. Let’s take a look at the 12 new releases for January 2015

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Jan
26/15
Jan
26/15
Jan
26/15
Updated Album Reviews

We have 3 new Album Reviews to start off the new year with TONS more on the way! But first, lets take a look at our review & star ratings for new releases by The Expendables, Street Pharmacy and Resinated(more…)

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Jan
25/15
Video: John Butler Trio – “Happy” (Cover)

We came across this video on Youtube and had to share. John Butler Trio covers Pharrel Williams hit single “Happy” in a stripped down setting and they completely make the song their own. One of the more talented groups in music today and we’re honored to have them apart of The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. They’ll be performing at Cali-Roots festival in May as this is a group that should be well embraced by the reggae-rock community. Enjoy the cover & video…

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Jan
25/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Street Pharmacy

On January 13th, Canada’s Street Pharmacy released their sixth full-length album with Pharmanomics. We’re giving away the second track off the new release with “Settled Down” on our homepage for FREE, this week only. Let’s read more about their sound, new album, song & music video… (more…)

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Jan
25/15
Spiritual Rez 2015 Spring Tour

I’m really excited for the west coast to have the opportunity to see Boston’s own Spiritual Rez. They’re Reggae, Funk, Rock, Ska, Jam and they perform it with a lot of energy. They’ll have the Feb 15th, 2014 album release of Apocalypse Whenever available for sale & performing a lot of the 14 track record live. (more…)

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Jan
23/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

The Winter Tours are cranking up the heat and this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator has plenty of shows around the country for the next three days. The weekend kicks off tonight as (more…)

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Jan
22/15
Fortunate Youth’s 2015 Spring Tour & New Album

As mentioned in our 2015 Most Anticipated Albums feature, Fortunate Youth has a new albums scheduled to drop on May 5th, 2015. In addition to that release, they have announced their plans for their Don’t Think Twice Spring Tour. Lets check the details, dates & links. (more…)

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Jan
22/15
Wakarusa’s 2nd & 3rd Artist Announcement

Wakarusa festival announced their 1st round of artists set to play their 12th Annual music festival from June 4th – 7th at the majestic Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Arkansas. Now, the 2nd & 3rd round of artists have been announced with more Reggae-Rock groups playing alongside a slew of America’s top recording & touring artists, of all genres… (more…)