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Archive for February, 2015

Feb
27/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

All the big names are out and about for this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator. Find the best shows in your area below including SOJA, New Kingston, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and many more.
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Feb
25/15
February 2015 Album Releases

February may be short a few days, but it’s full of great new releases and a lot of music to get excited about. First and foremost, February kicks off a year-long celebration of Bob Marley’s 70th Birthday. One which will deliver a handful of releases throughout the year. The first of which, a live album and DVD from 1978.

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Feb
24/15
Video Premiere: Build A Machine – Phat Stax

Here’s the video premiere to Build A Machine‘s new single “Phat Stax”. The whole video was shot with cell-phone cameras in the Joshua Tree Desert. The Boston Trio is gearing up for The Desert Sessions EP set to release on March 3rd, 2015. You can pre-order the EP on iTunes for only $2.99 by clicking HERE. If you’re not too familiar with the group, you can download 2 FREE singles by BAM inside our MP3 Massive section by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Feb
23/15
Feb
23/15
Passafire’s 2015 ‘Interval’ Spring Tour & EP

Passafire recently announced the band will continue touring in the spring, this time crossing the country in support of the release of their upcoming Interval EP. Fans will have the opportunity to hear new songs from The Pier’s 2014 Live Artist of the Year, as voted for by YOU The Fans. Lets check out the details.

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Feb
22/15
Happy 47th Birthday to Bradley Nowell

Bradley James Nowell was born on February 22nd, 1968. Today, he would have been 47 years old and we at The Pier had the opportunity to speak with some of his old pals, including a letter a 20 year-old Brad wrote to his sister while at UC Santa Cruz in April of 1988. Join us in celebrating Brad’s birthday by enjoying some great stories by those that knew him… (more…)

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Feb
22/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

Welcome to the world premiere of Krooked Treez new single “Close Your Eyes”. This is the first single released by the group, boasting a new line-up that includes a feature by singer Moi Juarez of Life and Tomorrows Bad Seeds. The song is FREE on our homepage for the next 6 days – read more about the song & new direction of the band… (more…)

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Feb
21/15
‘Home Street Home’ with Old Man Markley

Southern California 7-piece bluegrass/punk outfit Old Man Markley can be heard on a decent portion of the concept album for Fat Mike’s upcoming musical production Home Street Home. See what they had to say about the concept album that include original songs from the punk-rock theatrical musical, Home Street Home. (more…)

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Feb
20/15
Video Premiere: Gonzo – “Runnin'”

Here is the video premiere for “Runnin'” by Gonzo off his latest album, Red. The video was filmed, directed & edited by Jeff Pliskin of Raised Fist Propaganda. The video was shot in Brooklyn, NY while Gonzo was on tour with Tribal Seeds. Read more on how the video shoot came together by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

Gonzo – Runnin' from Raised Fist Propaganda on Vimeo.

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Feb
20/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator is back again for another round! It is a party weekend for Mardi Gras with plenty of reggae shows including Collie Buddz, Groundation, Iration, Stick Figure, RX Bandits, and The Wailers.
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Feb
19/15
The Pier: Catching Up w/ Ras MG

Last March, we published our first Exclusive Interview with Marshall Goodman of Sublime, more famously known as Ras MG. Since then, we premiered his debut single, “Words”, last July with Slightly Stoopid & Judd Nester. Now, he sheds some light on what else he’s producing behind scenes, soon to be released. (more…)

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Feb
18/15
The Pier’s Triumphant Return to Paradise

The Pier is returning to Hawai’i this month from Feb 24th – March 1st to attend the private EKM Records “Tune-In” party in Honolulu. The Pier will also be featured on Island 98.5, Hawai’i’s number one reggae radio station, for an on-air interview with the infamous Wake Up Crew at 9:00AM HST. on Feb 26th. (more…)

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Feb
18/15
New Blues Traveler Single ft. Dirty Heads & Rome

Your eyes do not deceive you, Blues Traveler, the blues-rock band with the sweetest harmonica solos since Little Walter, is releasing a new album Blow Up The Moon on April 7th. Today, Yahoo Music premiered the album’s first single “Castaway,” which features vocals from Jared Watson of the Dirty Heads and Rome Ramirez of Sublime with Rome. (more…)

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Feb
17/15
Video: Arise Roots – Bring It All

Los Angeles, CA’s roots reggae group, Arise Roots, have released a new music video for their single “Bring It All”. The song is off the groups August 5th, 2014 album release for Love and War. The video, directed by Stephen Miles, follows an attractive woman from the beach to the club while vocalist Karim Israel comes in and out of the shot singing along with the song. You can download a FREE Arise Roots song inside our MP3 Massive section by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Feb
16/15