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Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

Jun
17/15
Single Premiere: Slightly Stoopid’s “This Version”

Welcome to the Exclusive Premiere of Slightly Stoopid’s new song “This Version”. This is the second track off their new album Meanwhile… Back At The Lab set to drop 6/30/15 via their own Stoopid Records. (more…)

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Jun
15/15
Video: Eddie Murphy – “Oh Jah Jah”

Directed by Richard Gumbs III here is the latest music video for Eddie Murphy’s single “Oh Jah Jah”. The song was recorded in Beverly Hills, CA at Murphy’s home studio. “Oh Jah Jah” follows Murphy’s 2013 collab “Red Light” feat. Snoop Lion. He also teamed up with the legendary Jamaican dancehall artist Shabba Ranks on his 1993 track “I Was A King.” Expect more reggae collaborations from Eddie Murphy this year as he recently teamed up with Jamaican dancehall icon Beenie Man on his next single, which is slated for release sometime this spring or summer. You can pick up “Oh Jah Jah” on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Jun
15/15
Sublime with Rome’s Reddit AMA Recap

When Eric Wilson (former bassist for Sublime and current bassist for Sublime with Rome) came across East Bay Area musician Rome Ramirez in 2009 there was no telling where the relationship would lead. Six years, multiple tours, and nearly two albums later, Ramirez and Wilson are still together and ready to head out on tour with the likes of Rebelution, Pepper, and Mickey Avalon. (more…)

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Jun
14/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Raging Fyah

On May 26th, Kingston, Jamaica’s Raging Fyah released their new album Destiny. The 11 track album was released via their own Raging Fyah Production and VPAL Music. We’re giving away the first track off the new release with “Fight”, this week only on our homepage. (more…)

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Jun
13/15
Reggae Gold 2015 Compilation

Now that’s what I call reggae music. Since 1993, New York based label VP Records has released an annual compilation of the year’s top reggae, dancehall, and roots songs called Reggae Gold. (more…)

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Jun
12/15
Pepper’s Reddit AMA Recap

Pepper is hitting the road with Rebelution, Sublime with Rome, and Mickey Avalon on an extensive national summer tour. As part of a series of reddit AMA (ask me anything) online interviews with the above bands, Pepper answered a round of questions from their fans. (more…)

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Jun
12/15
Video: Lovd Ones – “Slow Down”

The Lovd Ones have released their 5th music video from their debut full length album titled Thicker Than Blood that released last July. The song is “Slow Down” and features Gonzo of Tribal Seeds. The video was shot last year on Playa Linda beach on the East Coast of Florida while the abandoned warehouse was shot in Orlando. E.N Young introduced Gonzo to Lovd Ones and they collaborated on this song for the album. It was directed by Lovd Ones guitarist/vocalist Benjah. As for the beautiful woman in the video, she’s a model named Aurora and you can follow her on Instagram: @AuroraModel. You can pick up Lovd Ones new album on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Jun
12/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Another weekend full of festivals is here with this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator! There’s a little something for everyone below whether you want to check out the pop scene at Bonnaroo with Mumford & Sons and My Morning Jacket, the punk scene at Ink N Iron with Pennywise and Fishbone, or any of the many reggae festivals like Reggae in the Desert with Stick Figure and J BOOG.
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Jun
10/15
Rarebreed Summer Sampler

Although there is nothing more you can do to support a band more than purchasing a physical copy of an album, there’s nothing we at The Pier love more than free music. Our friends at Rarebreed Recording Company have released their first sampler album just in time for summer at absolutely no cost. (more…)

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Jun
09/15
How I Discovered Dirty Heads…

The Pier recently held a contest asking fans to email their stories of how they first discovered Dirty Heads. The best story received a pair of FREE tickets to meet Dirty Heads at Wakarusa Festival. Since so many great stories were told, we decided to share the top ones we received from that contest… (more…)

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Jun
08/15
Rebelution’s Reddit AMA Recap

Eric Rachmany of Rebelution entered the internet for an interactive chat with fans on Reddit. Rachmany answered user submitted questions on topics ranging from the release of new music, canceling their Euro-tour, Sublime with Rome, the lead singer’s take on politics and the HBO show Silicon Valley. (more…)

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Jun
08/15
Video: Hirie – Cali Roots Song 2015

The 6th Annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival has come and gone welcoming the countdown for the 7th annual festival for next May. Our friends at Bulldog Media shot a music video of HIRIE performing her custom Cali-Roots song during the festival. The video gives fans who were not in attendance, a taste of what Cali-Roots was like, and for those of us in attendance, this enables a bit of nostalgia from the 3 day festival. Read The Pier’s recap that includes 35 different set-lists from Cali-Roots by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & video…

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Jun
07/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: The Expanders

On June 16th, The Expanders will release their new album Hustling Culture. This marks the 3rd studio album by the group and their first under Easy Star Records. Grab their new song “The Horse” for FREE one our homepage this week only. Read more about the group and album… (more…)

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Jun
05/15
The Pier’s Album & Cover Art History

We’ve started a new publish with our Album & Cover Art History series. This is where we peel the curtain back at some of Reggae-Rock’s most iconic and influential albums with their aligning cover-art, album details, stories and facts… (more…)

Jun
04/15
The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Festival season is in full swing and this edition of The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator found mountain festivals with Iration, Natural Vibrations, and The Wailers; beachfront festivals with Los Rakas and Sean Paul; and overseas festivals with Passafire, SOJA, and Matisyahu. (more…)

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