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Jun
17/17
The Black Seeds Reveal Details for New Album ‘Fabric’

Fresh off their latest release of their new single “Better Days,” the New Zealand based reggae ensemble The Black Seeds have dropped more exciting news, announcing that their sixth full-length studio album will be released to the masses September 8 via Easy Star Records for all to enjoy! The album, entitled Fabric has been made available via pre-order and will feature 12 new tracks… (more…)

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Jun
08/17
Video: Passafire – “Longshot”

Following Passafire’s sixth studio album drop of Longshot via Easy Star Records on May 12, the group has released a music video for the albums leading single and album titled-track, “Longshot.” The video was shot near a river on location about an hour and a half north of St. Petersburg, FL and directed by bassist Will Kubley in addition to the Sugarshack Sessions film crew. Guitarist/vocalist Ted Bowne breaks down the video shoot for The Pier in an exclusive interview that you can read HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Jun
02/17
Jun
01/17
The Black Seeds Release New Single ‘Better Days’

New Zealand based roots reggae veterans, The Black Seeds, continue to make their mark in the music community with their authentic sound. Bolstered by island grooves and five full-length studio albums already to their name, The Black Seeds has recently announced that their new album is in the process of being finalized and have debuted their latest single “Better Days.” (more…)

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Jun
01/17
Rebelution’s The Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017

For well over a decade, you could say that things have been falling into place quite nicely for Rebelution. Having cemented themselves in the upper echelon of the reggae-rock scene with five groundbreaking full-length albums, the Grammy-nominated Isla Vista based quartet show no signs of slowing down and have assembled an epic tour run with support from Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, HIRIE and DJ Mackle for their Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017! (more…)

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May
15/17
May
14/17
Video: Gentleman’s Dub Club – Fire In The Hole

On April 7th, Gentleman’s Dub Club released a new, 13 track album titled, Dubtopia via Easy Star Records. British reggae favorites released the first video for the single, “Fire In The Hole” that includes lyrical trade-offs between frontman Jonathan Scratchley, Parly B, and Eva Lazarus. You can purchase this song, along with the new album, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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May
07/17
Cali-Roots’ First Vinyl Compilation Record

If you weren’t able to fully celebrate Record Store Day in all its glory this year, fear not! California Music and Arts Festival are here to help as the eighth annual installment of the festival approaches. In partnership with Guitars Not Guns, California Roots will be releasing their debut vinyl release -– California Roots Vol. 1 featuring 12 tracks. Only 1,000 copies have been pressed; read the details below on how to grab your copy! (more…)

Apr
24/17
Video: The Skints – “Let’s Stay Together” (cover)

London, England’s The Skints have released a new track with a cover of Reverend Al Green’s 1972 classic “Let’s Stay Together.” The song shares vocals between The Skints Marcia Richards and Jamie Kyriakides over a smooth reggae jam as the group turned to The Frightnrs drummer, Rich Terrana, for the music video which is an animation using early clips of Disney’s Mickey & Minnie Mouse. Stay tuned as we plan to interview The Skints ahead of their tour this summer with 311 — Enjoy the song and video…

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Apr
24/17
Easy Star All-Stars Reveal West Coast 2017 Tour Dates

Versatile reggae collective Easy Star All-Stars have been gracing the speakers and headphones of many for almost 15 years with their eclectic original tracks as well as their ever-growing covers catalog — most recently with Thrillah in 2012 to pay homage to the great Michael Jackson. The band is now shifting focus to their live shows, as they’ve announced their 2017 West Coast Tour with support from The Late Ones and The Elovaters (more…)

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Apr
05/17
Passafire Launch Pre-Order for New Album ‘Longshot’

Finally, the time is almost upon us. It’s been four long years since the last full-length Passafire album, leading to much anticipation (and withdrawal) for music fans everywhere. Fear not; however, as the Savannah-based reggae rock quartet just revealed the full track-list and details for their new record, Longshot. If the first two singles are any indication of what to expect for the full album, then circle your calendars for May 12th! (more…)

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Feb
07/17
Video: John Brown’s Body – Hard Man Fe Dead

Directed by Jay Brown and animated by Paul Mihailoff here is the latest music video for John Brown’s Body’s song “Hard Man Fe Dead” featuring Karim Israel of Arise Roots from their latest studio album, Fireflies that was released via Easy Star Records. Lead singer Elliot Martin had this to say about the video: “Hard Man Fe Dead is a tribute to the late Prince Buster, and dedicated to the extended family of musicians that we are a part of. How good and pleasant it is to play some hard Reggae music with all these talented people!” You can purchase the album, Fireflies, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Feb
02/17
Gentleman’s Dub Club Announce ‘Dubtopia’ For April Release

British reggae favorites Gentleman’s Dub Club are entering their 11th year since their musical inception, and in keeping consistent with their every-other-year-release schedule they have announced that their third full-length album Dubtopia will be released on April 7, 2017 via Easy Star Records. The band will certainly have big shoes to fill in follow-up to 2015’s The Big Smoke, but are already showing no signs of slowing down with available snippets from their latest offering. (more…)

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Jan
13/17
Passafire Wrapping Up Sixth Studio Album

Rarely can artists be found with the ability to grow sonically, explore new territory and expand on their pre-existing sound with each release. Look no further than Passafire, who have established themselves over the years as a chart-topping reggae rock favorite and one of the hardest working artists in the music industry. (more…)

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Nov
03/16
Gentleman’s Dub Club ‘The Big Smoke’ (Remixed)

On November 11th, 2016, UK-based dub rockers Gentleman’s Dub Club (GDC) will release a remix EP of their 2015 album The Big Smoke. The EP, titled The Big Smoke (Remixed), is set for a digital-only release via Easy Star Records. (more…)

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