Tuesday Sep 23

Ballyhoo!’s The Cool Down EP Vol. 1

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 08:20

Ballyhoo!’s The Cool Down EP Vol. 1

Indeed, Ballyhoo! has announced that they will be releasing a new EP titled The Cool Down Vol 1. It’ll drop Oct 21st, 2014 via their own Right Coast Records. In addition, the group will share the road with Tribal Seeds and Gonzo w/Beyond I Sight. Check the details below…

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Amp Live feat Eric Rachmany of Rebelution

Monday, 22 September 2014 12:10

Amp Live feat Eric Rachmany of Rebelution

Based out of Los Angeles, CA is producer Amp Live who released his latest album, Headphone Conerto. The fourth song off that album features Eric Rachmany of Rebelution and with it is a new music video that you can view below…

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Updated Album Reviews

Monday, 22 September 2014 12:10

Updated Album Reviews

Next week, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will release their new album via Easy Star Records. Check our review & star rating for their forth coming release in addition to our recap of SkillinJah‘s Champion Sound record that dropped in August on Ganjah Records. We have the review & star rating for each new release…

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Video: Passafire & Ballyhoo! – “Easy” (Acoustic Cover)

Sunday, 21 September 2014 06:07

Video: Passafire & Ballyhoo! – “Easy” (Acoustic Cover)

Here is the Video Premiere to the sixth installment to The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series. The video was Directed by Tage Plantell, produced by Kit Chalberg with sound by Kyle Zender. As a result, here is Passafire & Ballyhoo! performing a Live Acoustic Cover of “Easy”, written by Lionel Richie & made popular by The Commodores. The video was filmed on location at Jackson’s in downtown Denver, CO on Sunday, February 16th, 2014. Aside from shooting this collaboration cover, we also filmed Passafire & Ballyhoo! each performing their own individual songs, so stay tuned for more video premiere’s in the coming months! Enjoy the video & read more about the production by clicking HERE!

MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

Sunday, 21 September 2014 12:14

MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

With their debut album, Higher Place, released July, 2013, southern CA’s Krooked Treez is writing their next record with plans to work with former Sublime DJ & Drummer, Ras MG. What feels like the calm before the storm, we caught up with Krooked Treez as they share an underground, raw acoustic version of their song “Irie Radio” for FREE…

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Special Features

The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 1)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 1)
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Interview: Krooked Treez
Interview: Krooked Treez

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The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Passafire & Ballyhoo!
The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Passafire & Ballyhoo!

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Interview: Jo Mersa Marley
Interview: Jo Mersa Marley

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Reviews

Review: GPGDS – Steady
Review: GPGDS – Steady
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The Best of Blackwater Music Festival 2014
The Best of Blackwater Music Festival 2014
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Review: SkillinJah – Champion Sound
Review: SkillinJah – Champion Sound
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Review: Arise Roots – Love & War
Review: Arise Roots – Love & War
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Album Releases

August 26th 2014
Los Stellarians
-Cholo Souls

August 29th 2014
Morning Fatty
-Resistance

September 2nd 2014
Various Artists
-Music Unites - Reggae Around The World - Healing Of A Nation
illScarlett
-Self-Titled

September 9th 2014
Tatanka
-Self-Titled

September 23rd 2014
Duane Stephenson
-Dangerously Roots
The Bunny Gang
-Thrive
Jimmy Weeks Project
-Part II EP

September 30th 2014
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
-STEADY

October 3rd 2014
The Beautiful Girls
-Dancehall Days

October 10th 2014
Groundation
-A Miracle

October 13th 2014
Backbeat SoundSystem
-Together Not Apart

October 21st 2014
Ballyhoo!
-The Cool Down EP

October 28th 2014
Etana
-I Rise

Future Album Releases TBA
Stephen Marley
-Revelation Pt 2: The Fruit Of Life
Seedless
-The Orange Album
New Kingston
-Kingston City
Rootz Underground
-Return of the Righteous Vol 1