Video: The Expanders – Moving Along

Here’s the official music video to the song “Moving Along” by The Expanders from their self titled release. You can read The Pier’s official album review for their self titled release by clicking HERE

Updated Exclusive Interviews!

The Pier was stoked to get a chance to Interview 10 Ft. Ganja Plant to discuss their new album and we also have a fun quick chat with Less Than Jake during their time on the Warped Tour. Every Tuesday we populate new Exclusive Interviews to the site. You can find all of our

Interview: 10Ft Ganja Plant

For nearly ten years now, the mysterious roots reggae collective 10 Ft. Ganja Plant has operated under a dense shroud of anonymity. Although it’s no secret that the group primarily consists of former/current members of John Brown’s Body, their albums rarely feature personnel credits, and the band has played only a handful of live shows [...]

Interview: Less Than Jake

As we waited in the press area for our interview with Less Than Jake I received a phone call from a friend that has played with these ska kings in the past. I started asking about the individual I would be interviewing “Chris Demakes” front man for LTJ. His exact words were “He is a [...]

Live: Groundation & Chali 2na (8-22-11)

Date: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 Line up: Groundation, Chali 2na & The Earful Location: Belly Up Tavern. Solana Beach, CA What: Building An Ark Tour On Monday night, August 22nd, Groundation played at The Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, California. The Earful and MC Chali Tunafish joined Groundation in spreading conscientious, upbeat music. Groundation [...]

Updated Album Reviews!

New Music means New Album Reviews. This week we take a look at new releases by Mike Pinto, 10Ft Ganja Plant and Digitaldubs along with 311‘s latest release. Lets see what Star Rating each album received…

Review: Digitaldubs – #1

Digital Dubs - #1 Track Listing: 1.) Transe Amazonica (Abrindo Os Caminos) 2.) Fyah Bun Dem ft. Ranking Joe 3.) Bandido De Gravata ft. Dada Yute 4.) Pirate’s Game ft. Earl Sixteen 5.) Kaliman Dreams 6.) Jah Me Guia I ft. Jeru Banto 7.) War and Crime ft. Dad Yute 8.) Dub Echoes Theme 9.) [...]

Review: 10Ft Ganja Plant – Shake Up The Place

10 FT Ganja Plant - Shake Up The Place Track Listing: 1.) My Roots ft. Sylford Walker 2.) Strength 3.) Shake Up The Place 4.) Ringer’s Rock 5.) Africa ft. Prince Jazzbo 6.) Hard Times ft. Sylford Walker 7.) Pharoah’s Army 8.) Rush Me 9.) Strongback 10.) Recession ft. Prince Jazzbo The Pier Album Rating: [...]