MP3 Leak of the Week: Thrive

The Pier is proud to officially align ourselves with Unify to Thrive a movement to stop cancer! It was founded by Scott J Schipper, sax player of the Santa Cruz, CA based Pop-Reggae-Rock group, Thrive! Today, we’re giving away their song “Unify to Thrive” which features the late Scott J Schipper on sax…

The Best of Blackwater Music Festival 2014

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Following an afternoon of setting up camp, the early attendees headed down to the amphitheater stage for a set from Gary Dread & Jahmen. At 6pm, the band started off the weekend of tunes in proper fashion. Also known as Gary Jackson, drummer of The Movement, when performing solo Gary is billed as Gary Dread, [...]

Video: Aer – Pretty Lady (Around Me)

Here’s the official music video to Aer‘s current single “Pretty Lady (Around Me)” off their self-titled release that dropped in January. They filmed the video in Malibu, CA with Jakob Owens. The group just concluded their summer tour with Dirty Heads and Pepper and will be out this fall with Dizzy Wright. You can check […]

The Pier: Unify To Thrive – RIP Scotty!

Unify to Thrive is a non-profit organization founded by Scott J. Schipper, saxophonist for the Santa Cruz reggae/rock band Thrive after he found out he was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer.

Lovd Ones to Release Two New Videos!

One of the better surprises of 2014 has been the emergence of Lovd Ones out of Orlando, FL. They just released their debut album, Thicker Than Blood on July 15 via Jahmen Music Group. Of the 15 songs on that album, the group has released 2 Music videos with 2 more on the way…

Video: SOJA – I Believe (ft Michael Franti & Nahko)

Here is the latest music video for SOJA’s new single “I Believe” featuring Michael Franti and Nahko. The song is off SOJA’s latest album, Amid The Noise and Haste that you can pick up on Vinyl by clicking HERE!. You can also listen to the whole album, with commentary, courtesy of Jacob Hemphill by clicking […]

Reggae Rise Up to Tampa, Florida!

On July 12 & 13, 2014 the Reggae Rise Up Festival held a successful outing at their home location of Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a result of it’s success, Reggae Rise Up is extending their party to Tampa, Florida for a 1 day festival on Sept 27th, 2014 at Raymond James […]

Don Carlos Debuts Solo Video for “Time”

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Back on July 21st The Pier was fortunate enough to be invited to witness Don Carlos’ live recording of the music video, for the song “Time”. Now Don Carlos has released that video along with his debut line of merchandise.