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Archive for November, 2017

Nov
30/17
Video: J Boog – “Good Cry” (ft. Chaka Demus)

For the second year in a row, J Boog has received a Grammy Nomination for Best Reggae Album with his 11/18/2016 release of Wash House Ting. The album is 14 tracks and includes guest appearances by Gramps Morgan, Buju Banton, Fiji, Chaka Demus and more. Here is the music video for “Good Cry” that was also on J Boog’s Rose Petals EP that was also up for Best Reggae Album last year. The 60th Annual Grammy’s will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 on CBS from 7:30–11 p.m. ET. To read more about the Grammy’s & the Best Reggae Album nominees, click HERE! You can stream J Boog’s Wash House Ting or own it via iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Nov
30/17
Reggae Rise Up Florida 2018 Lineup Revealed

Tis the season for Thanksgiving hangovers and food comas, but as the holidays approach that also means music festival season is right around the corner and a plethora of lineups will soon be revealed. Perhaps none more appealing than the 2018 installment of Reggae Rise Up Florida featuring a headliner trio of Rebelution, Damian “JR GONG” Marley and SOJA. (more…)

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Nov
29/17
2018 Grammy Nominees For Best Reggae Album

On Sunday, January 28, 2018 on CBS from 7:30–11 p.m. ET, the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place. While all of the nominees for the various categories have been announced, we of course wanted to spotlight the 5 nominees for Best Reggae Album. Lets take a look as we congratulate nominees Common Kings, J Boog, Morgan Heritage, Chronixx and Damian Jr Gong Marley! (more…)

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Nov
27/17
Nov
27/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Sublime With Rome

Following the July 2015 release of Sublime with Rome‘s sophomore album, Sirens, Rome Ramirez told us in an interview that former Sublime drummer & DJ, Marshall ‘Ras MG’ Goodman, did a remix of his song “Gasoline.” When we noticed that the remix was never released, we reached out to SwR’s management who was gracious enough to allow us to give the track away for FREE! Read what Rome and Marshall both tell The Pier in how this remix came together… (more…)

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Nov
27/17
Tribal Seeds to Release “Roots Party” EP December 1

Three long years have passed since Tribal Seeds dropped their latest release Representing in 2014. However, the wait is officially over as fans and reggae enthusiasts alike will be pleased to hear that the San Diego-based reggae ensemble has cooked up a new batch of songs in the form of an EP titled Roots Party -– the album will hit the shelves December 1 via Tribal Seeds Music. (more…)

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Nov
26/17
New Zealand’s Tunes of I Release New EP ‘Wicked Ways’

Tunes of I, a psychedelic dub rock 7-piece out of Wellington, NZ, dropped their new EP Wicked Ways on November 17th, 2017. Ahead of the upcoming release, Tunes of I have put out two killer singles “Kiss the Sky” and “Running” as a preview of what’s to come. Recorded at Wellington’s Surgery Studios, Wicked Ways was produced by the so-called doctor, Lee Prebble. (more…)

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Nov
26/17
Video: Save Ferris – New Sound (ft. Neville Staple)

On February 10th, 2017, Save Ferris released a 5 track EP titled Checkered Past that was their first release since 1999. The ska group, lead by Monique Powell, has continued to tour pushing their new EP as they just announced that they will be performing with 311 next March (2018) in San Diego, CA. The groups leading single from the EP is “New Sound” featuring Neville Staple. You can read more about the group and their return to the studio and stage by clicking HERE! View the music video below for “New Sound” as directed by Piper Ferguson. You can pick up Save Ferris’s new EP by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Nov
26/17
Rob Machado to Host 6th Annual Fundraising Event

Rob Machado is a well known professional surfer, local to San Diego, CA and is putting on his 6th annual music fundraising event at The Belly Up on December 5th in Solana Beach, CA. The lineup this year will include Nahko, Jon Foreman, Lukas Nelson, and Iron Sage Wood & Paul Cannon. The fundraiser is in an effort to go Green as Rob Machado continues his efforts in the community with the school districts and California beaches. (more…)

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Nov
21/17
Nov
19/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Dela & The Aggrolites

Daniel “DELA” Delacruz, a saxophonist, composer, arranger, and producer, is also Slightly Stoopid’s horn section leader and a key contributor to their last four studio efforts. He’s put that skill to a debut record of his own that he co-produced with Karl Denson titled Opening Night. The Aggrolites back the live music to his production along with a slew of guest appearances, including one with Kyle McDonald of Slightly Stoopid that we’re giving away FREE… (more…)

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Nov
17/17
The Ries Brothers Debut ‘The View From the Outside’

From sunny Clearwater, FL comes The Ries Brothers – a breath of fresh air and one of the more musically diverse artists we’ve seen in quite some time. Blending a fusion of blues, reggae, funk and good old-fashioned rock, brothers Kevin Ries and Charlie Ries have officially arrived with their debut album in The View from the Outside produced by Ted Bowne of Passafire. (more…)

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Nov
16/17
Vans Warped Tour Comes To An End

“I couldn’t wait for the summer and the warped tour…” Mark Hoppus’ words were the first thing that popped into mind when it was announced that the annual Vans Warped Tour would be coming to an end in 2018. (more…)

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Nov
13/17
Video: Hempress Sativa – “Rock It Ina Dance”

Out of Kingston, Jamaica comes Hempress Sativa. On January 7th she released a 13-track record titled Unconquerebel via Conquering Lion Records. She has the roots and rhythm of an Erykah Badu and commands the dancehall like a modern day Lady Saw. She’s versatile with a dynamic voice that can be soothing or sharp, (and at times may even cut), all of which makes her a great listen. Such is the case with “Rock It Ina Dance,” which is track 3 on her new record that you can stream or own via iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Nov
13/17
Artist Radar: Andreas Ramirez aka SanAndreas

Andreas Ramirez is a 28-year-old up and coming recording artist who performs under the name SanAndreas. He just released his first ever song, “Emergency,” followed by “Bow & Arrow”, both of which were produced by his older brother, Rome Ramirez, of Sublime with Rome. SanAndreas is also responsible for much of the social media content you see for both Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads. (more…)

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