The Pier is returning to Hawai’i this month from Feb 24th – March 1st to attend the private EKM Records “Tune-In” party in Honolulu. The Pier will also be featured on Island 98.5, Hawai’i’s number one reggae radio station, for an on-air interview with the infamous Wake Up Crew at 9:00AM HST. on Feb 26th. (more…)
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Your eyes do not deceive you, Blues Traveler, the blues-rock band with the sweetest harmonica solos since Little Walter, is releasing a new album Blow Up The Moon on April 7th. Today, Yahoo Music premiered the album’s first single “Castaway,” which features vocals from Jared Watson of the Dirty Heads and Rome Ramirez of Sublime with Rome. (more…)
Los Angeles, CA’s roots reggae group, Arise Roots, have released a new music video for their single “Bring It All”. The song is off the groups August 5th, 2014 album release for Love and War. The video, directed by Stephen Miles, follows an attractive woman from the beach to the club while vocalist Karim Israel comes in and out of the shot singing along with the song. You can download a FREE Arise Roots song inside our MP3 Massive section by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
Out of Phoenix, AZ comes the Surf-Punk-Reggae group known as RAC. No strangers to the Reggae-Rock community, the group will be releasing their 3rd studio album on April 14th, 2015. The self-titled release will include 14 total songs and we’re giving away track 12 with the track “Mary Admire”, this week only on our homepage – Read more… (more…)
On Friday, February 20th, The Pier will premiere the new Music Video by Ryan Gonzo of Tribal Seeds, with his song “Runnin'”. The video was shot in Brooklyn, NY while Tribal Seeds & Gonzo was on tour. Our new Photo-Journalist, Jeffro Pliskin of Raised Fist Propaganda shot & directed the video & explains how the shoot came together last summer… (more…)
Groundation has just announced the schedule for their first tour of live performances this year. Set to play Mexico, the Western US and a date in Costa Rica, the band will play shows of famous Wailers tracks in celebration of Bob Marley‘s 70th Birthday as well as shows with original material from their new record, A Miracle.
In 2015 SOJA continues on tour, supporting their Grammy nominated record, Amid The Noise and Haste. After opening their year with a spot down in Jamaica, the band is set for their first US run of the year, a 14 show east coast tour with special guests on select dates, The Green, JBoog, Leilani Wolfgramm and Common Kings.
Last week, we did an Artist Radar feature on up & coming gritty, acoustic folk-rock artist Andy Palmer. This week, we’re premiering his new music video for the song “Storms Not Coming” as it was directed by our own Tage Plantell of The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. The video features killer visual effects, several interesting characters, along with a 6,000 gallon water truck to make it rain—literally. Read up on Andy Palmer inside our Artist Radar feature, with a link to download a FREE MP3 by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…
A few weeks ago, the Perro Bravo camp had a slight scare when it was discovered that someone had printed a bootlegged album of what is now primarily unavailable music. Awareness of the bootleg came about in the Facebook group, STP, also known as, Skunk Trading Post, where Skunk Records fans come together to trade knowledge and memorabilia. (more…)
With all of the crooked politicians and corrupt policy-making, some very important school subjects have fallen into a state of never-ending neglect. Music and art programs were unfortunately the first to fall; yet the push for education in the art of healing through music and creation lives on. (more…)
Following last year’s tour in honor of the 30th anniversary of Legend, The Wailers have Kicked off their first U.S. tour of the 2015 season. Opening with a set of sold-out shows, The Wailers will be filling venues across the nation as they celebrate Bob Marley’s 70th birthday with a run of shows throughout February and March.
Out of Sacramento, CA, the 5-piece Alt. Reggae-Rock group, Riotmaker is set to introduce us to their style of music known as CaliRock with the release of Welcome to CaliRock. Their new album is a 9 track album set to drop on February 20th. We’re giving away track 4 off the new album with the song “The Busted Crown”. Download the song & read more about the song, album & group, here… (more…)
On March 10th, East-London’s Reggae-Rock quartet, The Skints will release their new studio album titled FM via Easy Star Records. The first single off the album is “This Town” which features guest appearances by Tippa Irie & Horseman. You can read more about the band & the new album FM by clicking HERE! To pre-order this new album on iTunes, click HERE! Enjoy the song & video…