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Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

May
27/16
Slightly Stoopid Re-Issues ‘Closer to the Sun’ on Vinyl!

On April 19th, 2005, Slightly Stoopid released their fourth studio album, Closer To The Sun. The album included a whopping 20 tracks, and for the first time ever, the album will be available for Vinyl pleasure starting June 3rd, 2016. (more…)

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May
25/16
Sublime Releases Limited Vinyl Box Set

June 24th, 2016 will be marked as the day Sublime released a Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set with Exclusive Bonus Content! In other-words, all of the studio & live albums that Sublime has put out from 1991 to 1998 will be available to listen to on vinyl! (more…)

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May
23/16
Updated Album Reviews

New music has showered into 2016 as we catch you up on the 5 new albums we reviewed, released by Pepper, The Movement, Unified Highway, Mighty Mystic, and Roots of Creation. Read each review and share with us your review and star rating… (more…)

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May
22/16
MP3 Leak of the Week: Jah Works

With 9 albums to date, Baltimore’s Jah Works is gearing up for the release of their 10th on May 27th with the release of Believe. The first single from the 13 track record, “So Lovely (Right By My Side)” is available for FREE this week only… (more…)

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May
22/16
Video: Dirty Heads – That’s All I Need

It’s official — Dirty Heads will release their next studio album, Dirty Heads, on July 15th, 2016 via Five Seven Music. This will be just in time for their summer tour with Sublime with Rome that kicks off July 1st. Vocalist Jared Watson describes the album as, “Way more reggae and hip hop than the last album. That’s why, there is no title; this album is a self-titled ‘Dirty Heads’ album.” With 11 total tracks, the first song on the record happens to be their first single with “That’s All I Need.” Here is the music video to the track which shows Dirty Heads enjoying life in their natural Huntington Beach habitat. Check out the cover-art of Dirty Heads and pre-order the new album on iTunes by clicking HERE — To read more on what Jared Watson shared on the new album, click HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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May
22/16
Santa Barbara’s Cydeways Releases New EP

Santa Barbara reggae rock trio Cydeways recently released a new EP, titled Ride On. Cydeways meshes together reggae, rock and hip hop to form a smooth, refreshing sound. The 5-track EP is brief, but packs a punch with upbeat, in-your-face songs like “Go Funk Yourself” and the contrasting laxed-out hip hop vibe on “Wanna Lova.” (more…)

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May
20/16
Seal’d In Vain’s Debut Self-Titled EP

Following the debut of their music video “Passo al Passo”, roots reggae artists from Rome, Seal’d In Vain released their first self-titled EP via RedGoldGreen Label. These tracks present unique sounds that originate from dub reggae, rock and country all while using two languages, English and Portuguese! (more…)

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May
18/16
2016 Sierra Nevada World Music Festival

The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival celebrates its 23rd annual world peace and summer solstice gathering, June 17th-19th in Booneville, CA at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds. The lineup is packed with mountains of traditional reggae roots artists from around the globe. Featured artists include reggae legends; Don Carlos, Toots & the Maytals, Inner Circle and Alpha Blondy. (more…)

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May
17/16
The Return of LAW Records

It’s been 5 years since we seen a new release under the flag of LAW Records. That all changes as LAW returns with 3 separate releases slated for 2016, starting off with Pepper’s OHANA that dropped on April 29th. (more…)

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May
16/16
Video: Mighty Mystic – Solid As The Rock

Back on March 11th, Mighty Mystic released his new studio album The Art of Balance via Roots Musician Records. From that record, Mystic has released yet another music video, this time for the acoustic driven ballad of “Solid As The Rock.” You can read our Exclusive Interview with Mighty Mystic by clicking HERE! In that interview, he tells The Pier, how “Solid As The Rock” was one of his favorite from the album and enthused how “it’s a great vibe and it gives the vocals a time to shine!” You can pick up The Art of Balance on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the video…

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May
15/16
MP3 Leak of the Week: Darenots

There’s a new 4-piece group based out of Toronto, Canada called the Darenots who are releasing a new EP, titled The Now Is Truth, on May 27th. They’re releasing the EP under the flag of Law Records and are giving away track 2, “Focus to Faded” for FREE exclusively to The Pier… (more…)

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May
15/16
Vybz Kartel is BACK with ‘King of the Dancehall’

Dancehall mastermind Vybz Kartel drops his new album, King of the Dancehall, on June 10th, 2016. The apropos title serves as a reminder that the controversial artist, commonly referred to as the “World Boss,” is still the authority when it comes to dancehall music. King of the Dancehall contains 14 unreleased tracks, each recorded before Kartel’s incarceration. (more…)

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May
14/16
Ocean Alley’s Debut Record ‘Lost Tropics’

Australian psych-reggae outfit Ocean Alley have slated May 13th, 2016 as the release date for their debut album, Lost Tropics. The band’s first full-length rides on the heels of two successful, jam-packed EPs Yellow Mellow (2013) and In Purple (2015). (more…)

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May
13/16
2016 Reggae SumFest in Montego Bay, Jamaica

This summer, the hottest names in reggae and dancehall will gather once again in Montego Bay, Jamaica for Reggae SumFest. 23 years running, 2016’s Reggae SumFest will takes place July 17-23. Though the official lineup has yet to be announced, the festival’s alumni list includes top tier recording artists from Jamaica and beyond. (more…)

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May
13/16
Signal Fire’s New Music Video + New Album

Signal Fire, a reggae rock quartet out of North Carolina’s coastal city of Wilmington, have just released a music video for their new single, “River.” The relaxed, tropical melody of “River” mixes right in with the thick green vegetation of Bonita Springs, FL, where the video was filmed. (more…)

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