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Archive for November, 2015

Nov
13/15
Major Changes for Sting 2015

Since 1984, Sting has been one of Jamaica’s premiere music festivals. The one night event is famous for bringing together some of the biggest names in Reggae and Hip-Hop including: Shabba Ranks, Ninja Man, Super Cat, Mad Cobra, Beenie Man, Notorious BIG, DMX, and Foxy Brown, as well as iconic reggae acts Buju Banton, Freddie McGregor, Patra, and Maxi Priest. (more…)

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

Check out this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator for the best upcoming shows, concerts, and festivals over the next three days. This week’s edition includes two SOLD OUT Atmosphere shows, Matisyahu, Jon Wayne and The Pain, and Passafire restarting the Getaway Tour and seeking participants for their “Feel It” cover contest.
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Nov
11/15
Raging Fyah Signs with VP Records; Heads to U.S.

Coming from Kingston, Jamaica is one of today’s leading roots-rock reggae bands of this generation with Raging Fyah who has signed a multiple album deal with Dub Rockers, a new imprint from the worlds largest reggae distributor, VP Records. This month, the group will begin touring the states… (more…)

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Nov
11/15
The Pier: Catching Up with Fat Freddy’s Drop

It’s not often that we have an opportunity to catch up with a group like Fat Freddy’s Drop out of Wellington, New Zealand, but we were fortunate enough to have a quick exchange regarding the release of their new album BAYS and whether or not 2016 will see the group visiting the U.S. (more…)

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Nov
08/15
Video: Sublime with Rome – Sirens

Sublime with Rome teamed up with DIFFUSER.FM to debut the new music video for the band’s latest single, “SIRENS.” Shot at the iconic Pink Motel in Los
Angeles, CA, the video was directed by Raul Sanchez and finds Sublime with Rome partying at the bottom of the pool with a special guest appearance by Jared Watson and Dustin Bushnell from the Dirty Heads. Enjoy the song and video…

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Nov
08/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Gentleman’s Dub Club

You’re going to hear us talking a lot about this 8-piece reggae-dub group out of London, England with Gentleman’s Dub Club. They just signed with Easy Star Records and their new album The Big Smoke drops Nov. 13th. We’re premiering their song “One Night Only” ft. Natty as a FREE download this week… (more…)

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Nov
06/15
Rootz Underground: Return of the Righteous Vol. 1

I can’t tell you how long we’ve been waiting for this…Kingston, Jamaica’s Rootz Underground has finally released their new full length album Return of the Righteous Vol. 1 via Riverstone Records. The album is available as of today. (more…)

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Nov
06/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Another weekend, another round of shows! Check out this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator for all the best reggae happening around the country and overseas including the continuation of Slightly Stoopid’s Fall Tour, Iration’s Hotting Up Tour, New Kingston’s The Protect Me Tour, and the start of Cas Haley’s More Music More Family Tour.
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Nov
02/15
G. Love’s ‘Love Saves The Day’

Philadelphia based Hip-Hop/Blues rockers G. Love and Special Sauce has released their new album Love Saves The Day and announced an extensive Winter/Spring tour for 2016. (more…)

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Nov
02/15
Video: Gentleman’s Dub Club – Bad Girl

Gentleman’s Dub Club is an 8-piece reggae-dub group based out of London, England. They’re the latest group to join Easy Star Records as they prepare for the Nov. 13th release of their new album The Big Smoke. Ahead of that release, they have dropped the new music video for the first single off the record with the track “Bad Girl”. To learn more about the group, read our feature on them joining Easy Star by clicking HERE! To pre-order their new album, you can do so by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Nov
01/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: HIRIE

HIRIE has a new song with Ojo de Buey of Costa Rica with the track “Queremos Paz” which is their collaborative take on the “Dem A Ready” Riddim for Alameda Sound who is putting out an international compilation with multiple artists contributing their own take on the riddim; Here’s HIRIE’s and Ojo De Buey’s cut of the riddim… (more…)

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