Sunday May 28

Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

May
28/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Of Good Nature

Ahead of its official June 23rd release date, we’re leaking a brand-new song by Of Good Nature featuring Zach Fowler of Sun-Dried Vibes with production by Passafire’s Ted Bowne and cover-art by Passafire’s Nick Kubley. Grab the song for FREE & read up on how this collab came together… (more…)

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May
26/17
Dispatch Reveal Details for New Album ‘America, Location 12’

Five years have come and gone since the latest release from jam-band funk-reggae sensations Dispatch. With plenty of success and longevity already under their belt, the Middlebury, VT based trio have high expectations to meet on their latest effort America, Location 12 to be released June 2 via Bomber Records LLC featuring 11 new tracks. (more…)

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May
24/17
Brand New Bumpin Uglies Single feat. Ted Bowne of Passafire

Bumpin Uglies are back with a scorching new single called “All In Stride” featuring Ted Bowne of Passafire. The brash reggae rockers out of Annapolis, Maryland also brought in the horns from Tropidelic and production from Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!, for a brighter, fuller sound on the track. Bumpin Uglies frontman Brandon Hardesty also revealed to The Pier new info regarding the band’s next album. (more…)

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May
24/17
Video: 311 – Too Much To Think

June 23rd is nearing as anticipation and momentum continues to build for 311‘s 12th studio album, Mosaic. The album includes 17 total tracks and the first song off the new record is also the bands first single with Too Much To Think and today they have released the official music video for the track that you can enjoy below. Read our latest coverage of their new album with details and quotes from the band by clicking HERE — You can pre-order your copy of Mosaic by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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May
24/17
Mike Pinto Releases New Single, Announces New Album

It’s been since the 2013 release of Truthful Lies that we’ve seen a full-length record from singer-songwriter Mike Pinto. On June 27th, Mike will release Hotel Rendezvous, a 10-track record recorded on tape! (more…)

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May
21/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage has just released the highly anticipated follow up to their Grammy Award winning record Strictly Roots with their 12th studio album Avrakedabra. We’re giving away new song “We Are” featuring Kabaka Pyramid and Dre Island — Read up on this new 15 track release… (more…)

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May
19/17
Chronixx Reveals Details for Debut Album ‘Chronology’

Good things come to those who wait. Jamaican reggae-phenom Jamar McNaughton, more commonly known and referred to as Chronixx had revealed in December that his debut, full-length album was to be expected at some point in 2017. Putting the rumors and speculation to rest, Chronixx recently announced that his debut full-length album Chronology will be released June 30 via Soul Circle / Virgin Records (Universal) featuring 16 new tracks… (more…)

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May
18/17
Slightly Stoopid’s ‘Sounds of Summer’ 2017 Tour

Ocean Beach, CA natives Slightly Stoopid further cement themselves into their own legacy within reggae-rock with each passing year. In just a few short weeks, they will be embarking on their 11th annual summer tour across a selection of amphitheaters and pavilion stages. This isn’t just another tour however, as they will be bringing along Iration, J Boog and The Movement for “The Sounds of Summer 2017.” (more…)

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May
16/17
Celebrating 40 Years of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Exodus

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ iconic 1977 album Exodus, the Marley family has prepared 4 separate reissues to release this June. On June 2nd, 2017 the Ziggy Marley-curated “restatement” Exodus 40 – The Movement Continues, a gold-colored vinyl of the original release and a live album version will all be available. Then on June 30th, 2017, a loaded 4-LP Super Deluxe version of Exodus will drop for the serious collector. (more…)

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May
16/17
Sublime with Rome & The Offspring Summer 2017 Tour

Nothing screams the ’90’s like the sound of Sublime or The Offspring. Both bands produced music so timeless we have to remind ourselves when it was released and if you’re over the age of 30, both bands were likely a big part of your teenage sound-track. This summer, The Offspring will be touring with Sublime with Rome as they look to bring back the nostalgic sound of the ’90’s youth. (more…)

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May
15/17
Updated Album Reviews

We have just published 3 more album reviews as we give a listen to new albums by Three Legged Fox, Iya Terra and Passafire. All three albums were reviewed by our own Brian Glaser — Join the discussion as Brian gives his input on each new record… (more…)

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May
14/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Twiddle

Vermont-based rock group Twiddle released a new album, PLUMP, Chapters 1 & 2 on April 28th, 2017. With 2 chapters worth of music, amounting to 27 total songs, we’re giving away their track “Moments,” for FREE. Read up on the fun rock-reggae jam & get to know a bit about Twiddle… (more…)

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May
14/17
Video: Gentleman’s Dub Club – Fire In The Hole

On April 7th, Gentleman’s Dub Club released a new, 13 track album titled, Dubtopia via Easy Star Records. British reggae favorites released the first video for the single, “Fire In The Hole” that includes lyrical trade-offs between frontman Jonathan Scratchley, Parly B, and Eva Lazarus. You can purchase this song, along with the new album, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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May
14/17
Reel Big Fish Announce ‘The Beer Run’ Summer Tour

It’s no secret that Reel Big Fish have cemented themselves as live favorites and household names over the years with their eclectic live show chock full of humor, horns and fun. Fresh off the boat from the 311 Cruise, the ska-punk alternative kingpins have recently announced another run of tour dates alongside The Expendables, Tunnel Vision and The Queers for their “The Beer Run Tour” featuring much more than excellent music and good times! (more…)

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May
11/17
Interview & Song Premiere: KBong – “Good Lovin'”

Widely known as the exuberant, bright and always smiling keyboardist and contributing vocalist of Stick Figure, Kevin “KBong” Bong has been hard at work on his follow-up effort to the 2014 release of Hopes and Dreams. The Pier was able to catch up with KBong in addition to premiering his new track “Good Lovin” from his forthcoming album… (more…)