Last Day For Pacific Island Sampler!

Today is the last day that The Pacific Island Sampler will be available for download. The Pacific Island Sampler was released on July 19th, 2011 and available for FREE digital download for 3 months. The album has 29 songs featuring 17 different artists, all from the Pacific Island Regions of the world

Interview: Outlaw Nation

The Big Easy, otherwise known as New Orleans has one of the largest and most enthusiastic foundations for music, particularly music with soul. Fans have even branded Outlaw Nation’s approach to music as “Gutter Reggae Soul”, but the trio, known as Outlaw Nation ,do not limit themselves to skanky rhythms and rootsy messages, but are [...]

Interview: Tribal Seeds

As Tribal Seeds embarked on another cross country journey spreading their soulful roots-rock-reggae sound, the band caught up with The Pier on their second night on tour in Tempe, AZ. Steven Jacobo (singer/guitar), Joe Rodriguez (percussions/keys), Carlos Verdugo (drums), Tony-Ray Jacobo (keys) and Victor Navarro (bass) of Tribal Seeds took the time to sit down [...]

Interview: Prince Polo

Brooklyn dub maestro Prince Polo just dropped his latest album, Brooklyn Bodega. A multicultural musical homage to Brooklyn, Polo wraps reggae and Latin tunes in his signature dub engineering style. Read on to hear a little more about Polo’s history as a musician and his personal philosophy on the art of mixing. The Pier: How [...]

SEE-I Announces Tour & Remix EP

See-I is hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed self-titled album released in June by the tastemakers at Fort Knox Recordings. The album is a collection of 13 tracks, where the duo blends their unique brand of reggae with other eclectic influences, including funk, dub, and rock, resulting in

Updated Concert Articles!

What a week for LIVE SHOWS as The Pier was in attendance to catch Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (feat. Miles & Kyle of Slightly Stoopid), The Green, Stranger, Katastro, Pacific Dub, The Simpkin Project, E.N Young and Vokab Kompany. All those bands split up among 4 different shows. Lets check the live recap…

Live: Karl Denson & Vokab Kompany (10-15-11)

Date: Friday & Saturday, October 14th & 15th, 2011 Line up: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe (Feat. Miles & Kyle of Slightly Stoopid) & Vokab Kompany Location: The Belly Up. Solana Beach, CA Located just a couple blocks away from San Diego’s beautiful beaches, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe occupied both Friday & Saturday night at The [...]

Live: The Green, Stranger, Simpkin Project (10-12-11)

Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 Line up: The Green, Stranger & The Simpkin Project Location: The Belly Up. Solana Beach, CA The Green from Hawai’i played in Solana Beach, California on Wednesday, October 13th. The island boys are currently on tour in the western part of the U.S. before hitting up the southern states and [...]