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Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

Oct
23/17
Bad Brains’ HR Documentary Released to Theaters

Often a common theme when musicians across multiple genres state their list of influential artists, Bad Brains have been a dominant force in music dating back to their inception in 1977. Undoubtedly the most iconic member from the DC Based hardcore-punk outfit is none other than lead vocalist and frontman Paul “HR” Hudson. It has recently been revealed that a documentary entitled “Finding Joseph I” has officially been released to detail and spotlight the career and life of HR. (more…)

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Oct
23/17
Video: Inner Circle – Light My Fire (ft. Konshens & J Boog)

The Bad Boys of Reggae, Inner Circle, have been busy this year sharing the stage alongside such acts as Iration and Fortunate Youth. In a new single they did featuring Konshens and J Boog, the group looked to The Doors for inspiration as they put out a reggae stoney interpretation of the original ’67 hit, “Light My Fire”. Inner Circle is gearing up to celebrate 50 years as a group and plan to release more new music in the coming future that will feature Mykal Rose and Maxi Priest. In the meantime, enjoy the song and video for their rendition of “Light My Fire”. You can own the song via iTunes by clicking HERE!

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Oct
23/17
Toko Tasi Releases New Album ‘Rise ta Shine’

On August 18th, Long Beach, CA’s Toko Tasi independently released his sophomore album, Rise ta Shine, a 9 track record featuring guest appearances by Mic Dangerously, Chatty, Joel Castillo and Ethan Tucker. Read Tasi’s story and watch his new music video for the remix to his single “Rockstar.” (more…)

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Oct
23/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Ooklah The Moc

After a nine year hiatus from the studio, Hawaii’s Ooklah the Moc released a new 7-track EP on Sept. 15th with, Every Posse. As we continue to blast the EP, we’re sharing new song “Rocket Crucial” for FREE download. See what the group had to say about the track… (more…)

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Sep
29/17
Pepper Releases New Single “Good Thing Going” ft. Slightly Stoopid

It’s hard to believe that in all of the songs and albums put out between Pepper and Slightly Stoopid, respectively, that not once has it come about them actually recording a song together; Even after double digit tours dating back to the early 2000’s! Well that has changed now that Pepper’s new single “Good Thing Going” features Miles Doughty of Slightly Stoopid! (more…)

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Sep
27/17
311 Reveal ‘Beautiful Disaster Imperial IPA’

Just a few months removed from making their 311 Amber Ale widely available for all to enjoy via Luekens Liquors, 311 recently announced that they will be releasing their follow-up effort in November in the form of an IPA. Once again teaming with Rock Brothers Brewing in Tampa, FL., the band has announced that the brand new, “Beautiful Disaster Imperial IPA” will soon be hitting the shelves! (more…)

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Sep
26/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Angela Hunte

Angela Hunte, a recent collaborator with Slightly Stoopid on the song “One Bright Day”, made her mark writing & producing some of today’s biggest hits for Jay-Z & Alicia Keys as well as Britney Spears. “R.A.W.” is Angela’s debut release of her own music that dropped 9/22/17 and we’re featuring “In Da Mornin” for FREE…. (more…)

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Sep
20/17
Josh Fischel’s ‘Music Tastes Good’ Fest. Enters Year 2

Just four days after Josh Fischel put on his first festival, Music Tastes Good, he passed away on Sept 29th, 2016; he was 47-years-old. He did what felt unreachable in bringing the entire Long Beach community together over an event that, in its inaugural year, required 4 stages & shutting down 8-9 blocks of downtown over 3 days. 1 Year later, Josh’s spirit is abundant in Music Taste Goods second year. (more…)

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Sep
19/17
Video: Jaya The Cat – Sweet Eurotrash

Jaya The Cat is a Dutch/American reggae/ska/punk rock band originating from Boston, MA, currently based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They’ve been around since 1998 and have released 6 studio albums with their 7th set for a Nov. 17th release with A Good Day For The Damned via Bomber Music. The band has recently released a new music video for their single “Sweet Eurotrash.” The song is as the title indicates as inspired by a night full of shenanigans that could come from partying in their current hometown of Amsterdam. You can pre-order Jaya The Cat’s new album by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Sep
19/17
Updated Exclusive Interviews

Be sure to catch up on our latest Q&A Interviews as we’ve recently published interviews with 311, The Skints, Jimmy Cliff, Yesod Williams of Pepper and David Foral of Dirty Heads. See what each group had to say collectively discussing new music, life and offering up some artistic perspective… (more…)

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Sep
17/17
Macka B to Release New Album ‘Health Is Wealth’

British reggae artist & dancehall toaster, Macka B, is gearing up for the Sept. 29th release of his upcoming studio album, Health Is Wealth via VP Records. The album features tracks produced in Jamaica, Germany & Japan alongside recordings made in Macka’s Black Country heartland as well as the London studios of Mafia & Fluxy & Stingray. (more…)

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Sep
17/17
Dispatch Announce First Ever ‘Acoustic Tour’

Still reeling from the release of their sixth full-length studio album America, Location 12, Dispatch has officially announced their first ever acoustic tour – slated for 18 dates late in the Fall. (more…)

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Sep
17/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: No Kings

Based out of Ocean Beach, CA, I met No Kings by accident at Alesmith Brewing for Sublime’s Mexican Lager release party. I was given a CD by vocalist Matt Cook and then about a month later, Jeff Smith of Long Beach Records is suggesting them for a feature. So here we are with a free MP3 give-away… (more…)

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Sep
03/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Spiritual

Our friends over at VP Records contacted us about one of their artists, Spiritual, who just moved to Redondo Beach, CA from his hometown of Kingston, Jamaica. They suggested we check out his February debut album release of Awakening to which we were excited to feature his single, “Stand Up To Rasta!” (more…)

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Sep
01/17
The Green Announce First Album in 4 Years!

Hawai’i’s The Green has announced that their new album, Marching Orders, will drop on Oct. 20th, 2017 via Easy Star Records. This is The Green’s first album in 4 years and we’re given a tease as they’ve released a new single with “I Will.” (more…)

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