Review: Perro Bravo – Smoking Scorpion Tales

Perro Bravo - Smoking Scorpion Tales Track Listing: side one: 1.) SST 2.) Last Ska Song 3.) Make A Change 4.) Girl Song 5.) The Bandy Tract side two: 1.) Coming of the Dawn 2.) The Neighbor Hoods 3.) Jacarandas 4.) Las Salinas 5.) The Mantra The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: November 12, 2013 [...]

Live: Natural Vibrations (3/29/14)

Date: Friday, March 29th, 2014 Line Up: Natural Vibrations w/students Adam & Anuhea (different singer named Anuhea) Venue: Kaiser High School Cougar Stadium in Hawai’i Kai Everyone I have spoken to on Oahu knows about Natty Vibes and has seen them at a house party, luau, or concert venue since 1994. Either that or they [...]

Video Premiere: Christos DC – Just Talk To Me

“Just Talk To Me” – Christos DC featuring Kenyatta Hill (Lead Singer from the Legendary Jamaican Trio Culture and also son of the late great Joseph Hill, the founder of the group.) Shot on Location in Washington, DC. The video references the disconnect of communicating face to face and relying on technology to relate to […]

A Wanee Music Festival Preview

Wanee 2014

Over the past decade, a multitude of live music fanatics have ventured to the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in mid-April to attend the Wanee Music Festival. Promising a vibrant mix of musical acts, The Pier couldn’t be more ready to head down to the 10th annual gathering.

Interview: Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of reggae icons Bob Marley and Rita Marley, has a message for the world and he’s spreading it in as many ways as he can. As a musician, he’s won several Grammys for his albums, produced an album of children's songs, and is now gearing up to release his brand [...]