One of our favorite singer/songwriters is Kimié Miner from the Hawaiian Islands with her harmonious and elegant EP’s Distant Traveler (2009) and To The Sea (2013). We are re-introduced to the rising star with her latest album fittingly called Kimié Miner to be released independently on Oct. 9, 2015. (more…)
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On July 10th, 2015, the Jamaican born singer, Jah Cure released his seventh studio album titled The Cure. He’s promoting his latest single, “Made In California” with a brand new music video in addition to giving the song away for FREE, this week only on the homepage of The Pier. Grab it for FREE and read more here… (more…)
Hawaii based reggae-rock group, Natural Vibrations, are set to once again hit the road on a headlining tour and they’ll be doing so with a much different line-up. The tour will include stops at KAABOO Festival in San Diego as Natty Vibes will perform alongside No Doubt, The Killers & Slightly Stoopid. (more…)
The newest video from Dirty Heads is here…“End Of The World” was performed and shot on-site at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO. The show was part of the Everything Is Awesome tour with Slightly Stoopid and Stick Figure which was primarily performed in outdoor arenas around the country. This video for “End Of The World” features exclusive commentary by vocalist Jared Watson and touches on the unreal experience of performing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and other outdoor venues. The song was produced by Rome Ramirez of Sublime with Rome and is off Dirty Heads July, 2014 album release of Sound of Change that you can pick up on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…
This weekend’s reggae shows seemed to have slowed a down a bit in terms of quantity but definitely not quality. Continue reading this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator to help decide the right show to attend this weekend like The Expendables beginning their leg of the Everything Is Awesome Tour with Slightly Stoopid, some beautiful ladies of reggae Kimie Miner and Anuhea, and the Marley crew continuing the Catch A Fire Tour.
Easy Star Records continues to fill the gap between America & Europe reggae by signing such artists from across the pond as Backbeat Soundsystem and The Skints. Now added to that roster is the Gentleman’s Dub Club, an 8-piece reggae-dub group out based out of London, England. (more…)
Essel Liufau, a female vocalist based out of southern CA has released her new single “Make Me Shine”. What’s interesting about this song is that the track is backed by Fortunate Youth with an up & coming vocalist occupying the mic. Download it for FREE on our homepage and read the backstory here… (more…)
The summer days may be winding down but the summer tours definitely are not! The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator found plenty of summer fun with lots of reggae tours and shows below including Tribal Seeds on the Summer Smokeout Tour with The Expanders and Arise Roots, Maoli on the One Eighty Tour Part 2 with Peni Dean (of Natty Vibes), and Katchafire with Ooklah The Moc playing this round of the Drink Aloha Concert Series.
Courtesy of Jeff Pliskin of Raised Fist Propaganda here is his latest work with the music video he shot for G. Love & Special Sauce with the song “Sugar”. The song is track 6 off his last studio album, Sugar, that dropped via Brushfire Records. The video was shot in Chinatown in New York City, NY during the Chinese New Year back in February. Edited by Kelly Walsh, the video was filmed in front of the oldest tea house in NYC with the Nom Wah Tea Parlor. You can pick up G. Love & Special Sauce album Sugar on iTunes by clicking HERE! G. Love & Special Sauce’s new album, Love Saves The day, drops 10/30/15. Enjoy the song and video…
9 Mile Roots is this big 8 piece reggae-rock group out of the Baltimore/DC metro area that caught our attention with the release of their new single “Feel”. They agreed to allow us to give the MP3 away for the week if we agreed to include the music video for the song. So with the song up on the homepage for FREE, lets read more about the band and check out that video… (more…)