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Archive for the ‘easy star records’ Category

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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Oct
27/16
Video: Backbeat SoundSystem – So Long

Celebrating the release of their new 5-track Into The Light EP, the UK’s Backbeat SoundSystem has dropped a new music video for the EP’s opening track, “So Long.” This is the group’s first release, since they put out their 2014 debut album, Together Not Apart via Easy Star Records. You can download a FREE MP3 of the song “Fighting Bull inside our MP3 Massive by clicking HERE! To purchase their new EP, click HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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Oct
18/16
Updated Exclusive Interviews!

Over the last few months, we’ve had the opportunity to sit down for Q&A sessions with some great artists that include the late Josh Fischel, Ali Campbell & Astro of UB40, John Brown’s Body, Mike Pinto and Katastro(more…)

Oct
18/16
Sep
12/16
Aug
04/16
John Brown’s Body to Release New Record

John Brown’s Body are set to drop their new album Fireflies via Easy Star Records on September 9th, 2016. JBB, celebrating their 20th year as a group, will also hit the road in September for an extensive cross-country tour. The first single, “New Fashion,” is currently available to stream on SoundCloud. (more…)

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Jul
18/16
Reel Big Fish Discusses 311’s 2017 Caribbean Cruise

311 has announced the line-up and details for their March 2017 Caribbean Cruise. One of the groups on the bill is Reel Big Fish and vocalist/guitarist Aaron Barrett tells The Pier about the time they toured with 311 in ’97 as his excitement for the cruise boils over… (more…)

Jul
04/16
Jul
01/16
Easy Star Celebrating 10 Years of ‘Radiodread’

Easy Star All-Stars are coming up on the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed Radiohead cover album, Radiodread. To celebrate, Easy Star Records has announced a special edition re-release of their 2006 album. The release is scheduled for August 12th, 2016. (more…)

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Mar
23/16
Rebelution’s ‘Falling Into Place’ Summer Tour

Rebelution announces Falling into Place Summer tour! This lineup is stacked with groups all covering different reggae styles. From Hawaii acting as direct support is The Green + J Boog. Covering your roots dub reggae is Stick Figure and Through the Roots bringing that reggae-rock. Also in the mix is DJ Mackle! (more…)

Feb
29/16
Easy Star All-Stars 2016 Spring Tour!

Easy Star All-Stars are gearing up for their 2016 spring tour. The Big Apple-based reggae collective will kick their tour off with a hometown show at The Highline Ballroom on April 20th alongside the rising Jamaican sensation Jesse Royal. (more…)

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Feb
16/16
Video: Goldswagger – I Can’t Wait

Taking a detour from our regular Reggae-Rock format, we want to bring your attention to a new music video for a Michael Goldwasser track, featuring Maya Azucena, titled “I Can’t Wait”. Michael G. is best known for his prolific production, including Dub Side of the Moon by the Easy Star All-Stars — You can read our Producer Spotlight on Michael G. by clicking HERE!

“I Can’t Wait” is a ballad in the classic soul tradition receiving massive airplay in the U.K., where it was near the top of several “Best of 2015″ radio soul charts. The video comes courtesy of director Jeff Pliskin of Raised First Propoganda with additional media courtesy of Joe Schlee Media. You can purchase this song on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

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