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Archive for May, 2015

May
31/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Fear Nuttin Band

While writing and recording new music for their forthcoming record titled Immigrant, Springfield, MA own Reggae-Rock Yardcore group, known as Fear Nuttin Band, have released a new single titled “Jah First” that we’re giving away for FREE, this week only… (more…)

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May
29/15
May
29/15
May
29/15
Video: The Pier at Cali-Roots 2015

Courtesy of our own Aaron Solomon, Peter Monti and Andrew Aroche, here is a video montage of The Pier at the 2015 California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Thanks to Beebs and Her Money Makers for allowing us to use the song “Death to Ego”. Check out some of the cool footage shot over 3 days to give you a glimpse into what took place at Cali-Roots. Huge thanks again to the Cali-Roots team for once again hosting The Pier! View 37 of the 40 Set-Lists a long with a brief recap of Cali-Roots 2015 by clicking HERE! Enjoy the video…

May
28/15
May
28/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

The weather is warming up and the summer festivals are starting to pick up. Check out this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator for nationwide concerts and festivals including Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Zach Deputy, Trevor Hall, Collie Buddz, The Wailers, and many more.
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May
28/15
Contest: Meet Dirty Heads At Wakarusa 2015!

Wakarusa Festival will kick off it’s 12th year and The Pier is excited to join Wakarusa as we’re hosting a contest to give away a pair of 2 GA tickets in addition to Meet & Greet, and FREE merchandise courtesy of Dirty Heads, Waka & The Pier. PLUS, the winner will have side-stage viewing for Dirty Heads during their live set… (more…)

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May
28/15
May 2015 Album Releases

Wow we are already through May! The year flying by, the summer is heating up, and the music is really rolling strong. This month there is almost too much new music to discuss. In the reggae scene be sure to check out these 9 excellent new releases. (more…)

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May
28/15
The Pier: Getting To Know The Skints

The Skints from East London are riding on the crest of a new wave of the British Invasion. The group has been capturing the attention of Europeans since 2007 and finally made their stateside debut to support the release of their genre-defining album FM released through Easy Star Records. (more…)

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May
28/15
Jam In The Van at Cali-Roots 2015

Imagine touring the festival circuit and hanging out in your car with some of the most popular artists in the world. While at Cali Roots, The Pier caught up with Jam in the Van founders Jake Cotler and Dave Bell of Venice CA, who tour the country recording mini concert series from the inside of their solar powered van. (more…)

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May
27/15
May
26/15
Video: Ethan Tucker – Crazy Tonight

Off the May 5th Stoopid Records release of Ethan Tucker’s new album Misunderstood, here is the first official music video for the song “Crazy Tonight” which features Michael Franti. Ethan told The Pier that the video was shot during his tour with Franti to which Michael Franti assumed the role of directing the video after filming from various Go-Pro’s and home camera’s. You can pick up the album, Misunderstood, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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May
26/15
May
24/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Giant Panda!

“War Machine” is this week’s Leak and it’s off Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad’s new album Bright Days. The song is far from reggae with a country Americana roots feel to it, speaking out against War. The track is available for FREE this week only. Read more about this unique release by Giant Panda… (more…)

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May
23/15