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Archive for June, 2015

Jun
20/15
Jah Cure’s New Album ‘The Cure’

On July 10th, Jamaican-born singer Jah Cure will be releasing his seventh album entitled The Cure via his own Iyah Cure Productions. Born Siccature Alcock in Hanover, Jamaica, Jah Cure is a Jamaican reggae musician, who was raised in Kingston. (more…)

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Jun
19/15
Jurassic 5’s Summer Tour 2015

Fresh from a spring tour of Australia, New Zealand and Japan, powerhouse hip-hop group Jurassic 5 is preparing for a summer tour of Europe and the U.S. (more…)

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Jun
18/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

This weekend’s edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator is heating up and has plenty of shows for the official kickoff to summer. Check out all the summer festivities for the next three days including Ziontific Summer Solstice Festival with Rootz Underground, OC Weekly Summer Fest with Micah Brown, Summer Gras with Dumpstaphunk, and Secret Solstice with The Wailers.
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Jun
17/15
Single Premiere: Slightly Stoopid’s “This Version”

Welcome to the Exclusive Premiere of Slightly Stoopid’s new song “This Version”. This is the second track off their new album Meanwhile… Back At The Lab set to drop 6/30/15 via their own Stoopid Records. (more…)

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Jun
16/15
Jun
15/15
Video: Eddie Murphy – “Oh Jah Jah”

Directed by Richard Gumbs III here is the latest music video for Eddie Murphy’s single “Oh Jah Jah”. The song was recorded in Beverly Hills, CA at Murphy’s home studio. “Oh Jah Jah” follows Murphy’s 2013 collab “Red Light” feat. Snoop Lion. He also teamed up with the legendary Jamaican dancehall artist Shabba Ranks on his 1993 track “I Was A King.” Expect more reggae collaborations from Eddie Murphy this year as he recently teamed up with Jamaican dancehall icon Beenie Man on his next single, which is slated for release sometime this spring or summer. You can pick up “Oh Jah Jah” on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Jun
15/15
Sublime with Rome’s Reddit AMA Recap

When Eric Wilson (former bassist for Sublime and current bassist for Sublime with Rome) came across East Bay Area musician Rome Ramirez in 2009 there was no telling where the relationship would lead. Six years, multiple tours, and nearly two albums later, Ramirez and Wilson are still together and ready to head out on tour with the likes of Rebelution, Pepper, and Mickey Avalon. (more…)

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Jun
15/15
Jun
14/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Raging Fyah

On May 26th, Kingston, Jamaica’s Raging Fyah released their new album Destiny. The 11 track album was released via their own Raging Fyah Production and VPAL Music. We’re giving away the first track off the new release with “Fight”, this week only on our homepage. (more…)

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Jun
13/15
Reggae Gold 2015 Compilation

Now that’s what I call reggae music. Since 1993, New York based label VP Records has released an annual compilation of the year’s top reggae, dancehall, and roots songs called Reggae Gold. (more…)

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Jun
12/15
Pepper’s Reddit AMA Recap

Pepper is hitting the road with Rebelution, Sublime with Rome, and Mickey Avalon on an extensive national summer tour. As part of a series of reddit AMA (ask me anything) online interviews with the above bands, Pepper answered a round of questions from their fans. (more…)

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Jun
12/15
Video: Lovd Ones – “Slow Down”

The Lovd Ones have released their 5th music video from their debut full length album titled Thicker Than Blood that released last July. The song is “Slow Down” and features Gonzo of Tribal Seeds. The video was shot last year on Playa Linda beach on the East Coast of Florida while the abandoned warehouse was shot in Orlando. E.N Young introduced Gonzo to Lovd Ones and they collaborated on this song for the album. It was directed by Lovd Ones guitarist/vocalist Benjah. As for the beautiful woman in the video, she’s a model named Aurora and you can follow her on Instagram: @AuroraModel. You can pick up Lovd Ones new album on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Jun
12/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Another weekend full of festivals is here with this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator! There’s a little something for everyone below whether you want to check out the pop scene at Bonnaroo with Mumford & Sons and My Morning Jacket, the punk scene at Ink N Iron with Pennywise and Fishbone, or any of the many reggae festivals like Reggae in the Desert with Stick Figure and J BOOG.
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Jun
10/15
Rarebreed Summer Sampler

Although there is nothing more you can do to support a band more than purchasing a physical copy of an album, there’s nothing we at The Pier love more than free music. Our friends at Rarebreed Recording Company have released their first sampler album just in time for summer at absolutely no cost. (more…)

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Jun
09/15
How I Discovered Dirty Heads…

The Pier recently held a contest asking fans to email their stories of how they first discovered Dirty Heads. The best story received a pair of FREE tickets to meet Dirty Heads at Wakarusa Festival. Since so many great stories were told, we decided to share the top ones we received from that contest… (more…)

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