Thursday Oct 23

Artist Radar: Mike Love

Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:10

Artist Radar: Mike Love

We have another artist from the amazing state of Hawaii, named Mike Love. With a very rootsy sound amplified by the use of looping pedals and human sounds, Mike Love brings to life his story through impressive live performances!

Read more: Artist Radar: Mike Love

Lagwagon’s 8th Studio Album: ‘Hang’

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 06:53

Lagwagon’s 8th Studio Album: ‘Hang’

California punk rock outfit, Lagwagon is set to release it’s eighth studio album on Oct. 28, 2014 through Fat Wreck Chords entitled Hang. This will be their first full-length album in nine years – since 2005’s Resolve. The tour to support the new record kicks off on Nov. 6, 2014 in San Diego, with support from fellow punk veterans Swingin’ Utters and This Legend.

Read more: Lagwagon’s 8th Studio Album: ‘Hang’

MP3 Massive Update

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:42

MP3 Massive Update

This week, The Pier has scoured the country and is now bringing you 5 songs by 3 bands from complete opposite corners of the U.S.A. We have The Hip Abduction from St. Petersburg, Florida, Build a Machine from Boston, Massachusetts, and Mike Love from Oahu, Hawaii. Discover new music & download these 5 FREE MP3′s…

Read more: MP3 Massive Update

October 2014 Album Releases

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 07:43

October 2014 Album Releases

Its October, and this month not only delivers all that fall and Halloween fun, but October also seems to be another month with a ton of great new releases, perfect for some upcoming Holiday gifts! Honestly, every month is great as long as there’s a few new tunes released, but this month there are several albums The Pier is pretty excited to hear.

Read more: October 2014 Album Releases

Kevin Kinsella’s Fourth Solo Album

Monday, 20 October 2014 01:02

Kevin Kinsella’s Fourth Solo Album

Not many can boast such a musical career as Kevin Kinsella. He has founded two highly-honored reggae bands, performed with many famed musicians and most recently he has released a ream of solo records. Kinsella, who discovered reggae at the age of 12 for the first time, continues to crave a variety of musical settings, as outlined by his illustrious career.

Read more: Kevin Kinsella’s Fourth Solo Album

Special Features

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

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

More
311: 20th Anniversary of Grassroots Album
311: 20th Anniversary of Grassroots Album
More

Reviews

Review: GPGDS – Steady
Review: GPGDS – Steady
More
Review: illScarlett – illScarlett
Review: illScarlett – illScarlett
More
Review: Radio Riddler – Purple Reggae
Review: Radio Riddler – Purple Reggae
More
Live: Matisyahu, Radical Something, Cisco Adler (10-16-14)
Live: Matisyahu, Radical Something, Cisco Adler (10-16-14)
More

Show Locator

Mp3 Leak of the Week

Groundation

Alternative content

FREE Download | View Website

Album Releases

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

September 30th 2014
10 Ft. Ganja Plant
-10 Deadly Shots, Vol. III
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 17th 2014
Sara Lugo
-Hit Me With Music

October 21st 2014
Kevin Kinsella
-Riding Higher Still
Ballyhoo!
-The Cool Down EP

October 28th 2014
Ranncid
-Honor Is All We Know
Radio Riddler
-Purple Reggae
Etana
-I Rise

Future Album Releases TBA
E.N. Young
-Live, Love, Stay Up
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