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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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…)
Out of Isla Vista, CA come The Olés who dropped a new 14 track album, Strictly Speaking on January 19th. Included on that record is “Sunshine” a song originally recorded by hip-hop duo ATMOSPHERE. The Olés cover of the song is track 6 on Strictly Speaking that you can pick up on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the cover and video…
Dirty Heads and Sublime with Rome will be joining forces this summer on a 29-show tour across the U.S. The tour officially kicks off with Sublime with Rome and Tribal Seeds next month on June 25th; Dirty Heads will join the tour starting July 1st in Florida along with others on various dates including 311, Matisyahu, New Kingston, and Bleeker. (more…)
This week we direct our focus to the Pacific Northwest where Seattle, WA’s Perfect By Tomorrow put out a single this past March titled “Shelter” featuring Casey Sullivan, formerly of Seedless. Thanks to the band, the song is available for FREE download as we unfold the back-story to the track… (more…)
Your favorite four-night fiesta, Closer to the Sun, announces its anticipated return to Puerto Morelos, Mexico! Hosted by Slightly Stoopid, the guys have invited some of the hottest reggae bands to accompany them on the Closer to the Sun beach stage. (more…)
On May 27th, 2016, Jamaica’s Raging Fyah will drop their newest album, Everlasting. After successfully self releasing their first two albums, Judgement Day (2011) and Destiny (2015), the acclaimed Kingston-based five-piece will release their third studio album through the Dub Rockers record label. (more…)
Filmed by Screaming Frog Productions and featuring professional skater Ryan Sheckler, here is the latest music video from Southern, CA’s Tunnel Vision with their song “Skateboard.” The song is track 4 off their debut self-titled record that was released last July via Whiskey Barrel Records. You can pick up the album on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…
On April 19th, Atlantic City’s SensaMotion dropped their debut album, Over The Mountain. There are 12 total tracks on the new record, including a guest appearances by David Stranger of the band Stranger. Pick up track 10th, “In Your Arms,” for FREE on the homepage and read more about the group and their new record… (more…)
Sunday plans just got a whole lot easier in Florida this summer. Reggae Rise Up recently revealed their latest initiative, a monthly concert series held at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida called the Rise Up Sunday Sessions. On the last Sunday of each month this summer, Reggae Rise Up will host some of the reggae rock scene’s biggest names. (more…)
Slightly Stoopid returned to TRI Studios on April 21st performing 30 songs with guest appearances by Chali2na, Marlon Asher, Bob Weir, Don Carlos, and Angelo Moore of Fishbone. To recognize the passing of Prince, Slightly Stoopid closed out the live performance webcast with a cover of “Purple Rain” with Angelo Moore on lead vocals. The cover was sensational as it was unplanned considering the news was announced earlier that afternoon of Prince’s passing. You can read more about Stoopid’s return to TRI Studios from our publish ahead of the webcast by clicking HERE!
Enjoy the performance below and stay tuned for more videos from this set.
Canadian quartet MAGIC! have announced July 1st, 2016 as the release date for their sophomore album, Primary Colors. The new album follows the overwhelming success of their 2014 debut Don’t Kill The Magic. Working alongside Grammy Award-winning producer Adam Messinger, MAGIC! have compiled a collection of original songs written entirely by the band. (more…)
“Un Beso” is this week’s FREE MP3 coming courtesy of Brazilian Reggae-Pop Artist KELLSA who is beginning the campaign to promote her upcoming self-titled EP, KELLSA, set to drop this June. Grab “Un Beso” for FREE on the homepage and read more about this new up and coming artist… (more…)
What’s next for a multi-platinum rock band who’s released 11 studio albums, a live album, a greatest hits album and three DVD’s, in addition to celebrating 25 years as a band with the launch of their own Amber Ale craft beer? Well, 311 just announced their own custom Vape-Pen called the Grassroots Uplifter as guitarist/vocalist Nick Hexum stops by The Pier to answer some questions… (more…)