Interview: Rebelution

Hailing from Santa Barbara, California, Rebelution has developed into a front-runner for grassroots, independent and touring driven music groups representing the Cali-Reggae genre. The Pier was fortunate enough to catch up with Eric Rachmany (singer and guitarist) from Rebelution following the band’s set at the Mesa Amphitheatre in Arizona. We were lucky enough to find [...]

Interview: Tatanka

Homegrown in Denver Colorado, Tatanka is a four piece specializing in the sounds of dub, progressive reggae, and electro soundscapes. Heavy Caribbean drum and bass grooves provide the pulse for the party as the music invites you to get down and dirty. Tatanka just released a new single in July titled Parachutes that is expected [...]

Interview: Slightly Stoopid

As the Seedless Summer Tour came to a close, The Pier was more than privileged to catch up with Kyle (singer/bass/guitar) from Slightly Stoopid. It was a warm Arizona night, but Slightly Stoopid had the barbecue fired up backstage and the ice chests filled with beverages from all over the world. So, we sat around [...]

Updated Album Reviews!

Passafire and Echo Movement are celebrating new albums this month and The Pier has the official review & star rating for each of the new releases. Take a look and pick up the new albums and let us know your thoughts…

Updated Concert Article!

This past weekend The Pier was in attendance for the last couple dates of the Seedless Summer tour with Slightly Stoopid & Rebelution. On Friday night in Mesa, AZ The Pier was in attendance for a concert article followed by some pics & a couple videos…

Review: Echo Movement – Music Played On

Echo Movement - Music Played On Track Listing 1.) Ganja 2.) Music Played On 3.) One Shot 4.) Binaural Sunrise 5.) Bring It To You 6.) Things I’ve Done 7.) Down Time 8.) Red Sunday The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: Sept 13th, 2011 Record Label: Jersey Shore Island Beat Official Website: Echo Movement Website [...]

Review: Passafire – Start From Scratch

Passafire - Start From Scratch Track Listing 1.) Start From Scratch 2.) Dimming Sky 3.) Miss You 4.) Kiss My Head 5.) Hard To Believe 6.) Lorelie 7.) Train Wreck 8.) Rubber Bands 9.) Winter Wren 10.) Shapes and Colors 11.) La Fuenta 12.) Epiphany The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: Sept 20th, 2011 Record [...]

Live: Slightly Stoopid & Rebelution (9/16/11)

Date: Sept 16th, 2011 Line up: Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, and Shwayze & Cisco Adler Location: Mesa Amphitheatre. Mesa, AZ What: Seedless Summer 2011 Tour Slightly Stoopid’s Seedless Summer Tour was winding down as Cisco, Shwayze, Rebelution, and special guests Don Carlos and Karl Denson graced the Mesa, Arizona nightlife. Arriving at Mesa Amphitheatre in the [...]