Tuesday May 26

Video: Ethan Tucker – Crazy Tonight

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:40

Video: Ethan Tucker – Crazy Tonight

Off the May 5th Stoopid Records release of Ethan Tucker’s new album Misunderstood, here is the first official music video for the song “Crazy Tonight” which features Michael Franti. Ethan told The Pier that the video was shot during his tour with Franti to which Michael Franti assumed the role of directing the video after filming from various Go-Pro’s and home camera’s. You can pick up the album, Misunderstood, on iTunes by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

MP3 Leak of the Week: Giant Panda!

Sunday, 24 May 2015 08:42

MP3 Leak of the Week: Giant Panda!

“War Machine” is this week’s Leak and it’s off Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad’s new album Bright Days. The song is far from reggae with a country Americana roots feel to it, speaking out against War. The track is available for FREE this week only. Read more about this unique release by Giant Panda…

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The Pier: Catching Up with Trevor Hall

Saturday, 23 May 2015 01:29

The Pier: Catching Up with Trevor Hall

The first big act of this year’s Cali Roots, playing on the festival’s spacious Bowl stage, was Trevor Hall. The singer/songwriter best known for his acoustical repertoire kicked off the festivities with a rather early set that started at noon on Friday.

Read more: The Pier: Catching Up with Trevor Hall

‘Fast Times’ by Ballyhoo!

Saturday, 23 May 2015 11:13

‘Fast Times’ by Ballyhoo!

Just before their performance at House of Rock in Corpus Cristi, Texas, Ballyhoo! front-man Howi Spangler spoke with The Pier about the origins of the band’s latest summer single “Fast Times,” and hinted at the possibility of a new album.

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The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:08

The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

It is Cali Roots weekend! But the Pier’s Weekend Show Locator still found plenty of other shows for those not attending Cali Roots this year including Face to Face, Rebelution, Matisyahu, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Rx Bandits, Strung Out, and many more.

Read more: The Pier’s Weekend Show Locator!

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The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Zach Deputy
The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Zach Deputy

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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 5)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 5)
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The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 4)
The Pier: Album & Cover Art History (Vol. 4)
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Reviews

Review: Fortunate Youth – Don’t Think Twice
Review: Fortunate Youth – Don’t Think Twice
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Live: SOJA at Cali-Roots (5-22-15)
Live: SOJA at Cali-Roots (5-22-15)
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Live: Reggae On The Block 2015
Live: Reggae On The Block 2015
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Review: Black Bottom Lighters – 2 Or 2000
Review: Black Bottom Lighters – 2 Or 2000
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Mp3 Leak of the Week

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Album Releases

April 7th 2015
John Brown's Body
-Kings and Queens In Dub
Blues Traveler
-Blow Up The Moon
Gov't Mule
-Dub Side of the Mule

April 14th 2015
Alborosie meets King Jammy
-Dub of Thrones
RAC
-RAC

April 18th 2015
Black Bottom Lighters
-2 or 2000

April 21st 2015
Morgan Heritage
-Strictly Roots

May 5th 2015
Fortunate Youth
-Don't Think Twice
Ethan Tucker
-Misunderstood
The Late Ones
-Revelate EP

May 18th 2015
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
-Bright Days

June 16th 2015
The Expanders
-Hustling Culture

June 30th 2015
Slightly Stoopid
-Meanwhile...Back At The Lab

July 17th 2015
Sublime With Rome
-Sirens

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