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Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

May
21/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage has just released the highly anticipated follow up to their Grammy Award winning record Strictly Roots with their 12th studio album Avrakedabra. We’re giving away new song “We Are” featuring Kabaka Pyramid and Dre Island — Read up on this new 15 track release… (more…)

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May
19/17
Chronixx Reveals Details for Debut Album ‘Chronology’

Good things come to those who wait. Jamaican reggae-phenom Jamar McNaughton, more commonly known and referred to as Chronixx had revealed in December that his debut, full-length album was to be expected at some point in 2017. Putting the rumors and speculation to rest, Chronixx recently announced that his debut full-length album Chronology will be released June 30 via Soul Circle / Virgin Records (Universal) featuring 16 new tracks… (more…)

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May
18/17
Slightly Stoopid’s ‘Sounds of Summer’ 2017 Tour

Ocean Beach, CA natives Slightly Stoopid further cement themselves into their own legacy within reggae-rock with each passing year. In just a few short weeks, they will be embarking on their 11th annual summer tour across a selection of amphitheaters and pavilion stages. This isn’t just another tour however, as they will be bringing along Iration, J Boog and The Movement for “The Sounds of Summer 2017.” (more…)

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May
16/17
Celebrating 40 Years of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Exodus

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ iconic 1977 album Exodus, the Marley family has prepared 4 separate reissues to release this June. On June 2nd, 2017 the Ziggy Marley-curated “restatement” Exodus 40 – The Movement Continues, a gold-colored vinyl of the original release and a live album version will all be available. Then on June 30th, 2017, a loaded 4-LP Super Deluxe version of Exodus will drop for the serious collector. (more…)

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May
16/17
Sublime with Rome & The Offspring Summer 2017 Tour

Nothing screams the ’90’s like the sound of Sublime or The Offspring. Both bands produced music so timeless we have to remind ourselves when it was released and if you’re over the age of 30, both bands were likely a big part of your teenage sound-track. This summer, The Offspring will be touring with Sublime with Rome as they look to bring back the nostalgic sound of the ’90’s youth. (more…)

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May
15/17
Updated Album Reviews

We have just published 3 more album reviews as we give a listen to new albums by Three Legged Fox, Iya Terra and Passafire. All three albums were reviewed by our own Brian Glaser — Join the discussion as Brian gives his input on each new record… (more…)

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May
14/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Twiddle

Vermont-based rock group Twiddle released a new album, PLUMP, Chapters 1 & 2 on April 28th, 2017. With 2 chapters worth of music, amounting to 27 total songs, we’re giving away their track “Moments,” for FREE. Read up on the fun rock-reggae jam & get to know a bit about Twiddle… (more…)

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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
14/17
Reel Big Fish Announce ‘The Beer Run’ Summer Tour

It’s no secret that Reel Big Fish have cemented themselves as live favorites and household names over the years with their eclectic live show chock full of humor, horns and fun. Fresh off the boat from the 311 Cruise, the ska-punk alternative kingpins have recently announced another run of tour dates alongside The Expendables, Tunnel Vision and The Queers for their “The Beer Run Tour” featuring much more than excellent music and good times! (more…)

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May
11/17
Interview & Song Premiere: KBong – “Good Lovin'”

Widely known as the exuberant, bright and always smiling keyboardist and contributing vocalist of Stick Figure, Kevin “KBong” Bong has been hard at work on his follow-up effort to the 2014 release of Hopes and Dreams. The Pier was able to catch up with KBong in addition to premiering his new track “Good Lovin” from his forthcoming album… (more…)

May
07/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Mystic Roots

On Cinco de Mayo, Chico, CA’s Mystic Roots released Change, their new 15 track record via Roots Musician Records. We’re featuring & giving away track 2 with the song “Marie,” as we peel the curtain back on the band, new album and featured song… (more…)

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May
07/17
Surrounded By The Sound Music & Arts Festival

South Carolina’s rising reggae rock trio Sun-Dried Vibes, have once again assembled one of the year’s top reggae festivals. Surrounded by the Sound Music & Arts Festival (SBTS) is going down September 1-4, 2017 in Longcreek, SC at the Chattooga River Resort & Campground. The SBTS lineup particularly highlights the full-buffet of East Coast talent, featuring top acts like Passafire, The Movement, and Ballyhoo!, as well as an overload of emerging artists such as Treehouse, Roots of Creation, and Roots of a Rebellion. (more…)

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May
07/17
Video: Bikini Trill – “Sticky Treez”

Back in March, we featured Los Angeles, CA’s 3-piece elctro-reggae pop group, Bikini Trill and their first ever song, “Sticky Treez,” as our MP3 Leak of the Week. Now, the group is boasting the release of their first ever music video to go with their first ever song. The video was filmed here in Los Angeles, CA and Jean, Nevada at an art installation called Seven Magic Mountains, where you’ll see the colorful rock formations in the video. Click HERE to read more about the group. 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
30/17
MP3 Leak of the Week: Kash’d Out

Orlando, FL’s Kash’d Out is the latest group to release music with Pepper’s Law Records with the release of The Hookup dropping on May 26th, 2017. You can grab their new song “Baby Don’t Go” for FREE on our homepage, but then come read how the group was discovered by Law Records & a bit of info on their new record… (more…)

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