MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

With their debut album, Higher Place, released July, 2013, southern CA’s Krooked Treez is writing their next record with plans to work with former Sublime DJ & Drummer, Ras MG. What feels like the calm before the storm, we caught up with Krooked Treez as they share an underground, raw acoustic version of their song […]

September 2014 Album Releases

2014 has been a great year for new releases. Each month it seems there is a slew of new albums available for purchase. After a strong summer of new releases, September opens the fall with another great listing of new music.

Clerks Soundtrack Coming to Vinyl!

We’re suckers for anniversary album releases and while this is not Reggae-Rock specific, it’s cool to see that the soundtrack to the movie Clerks will be pressed to Vinyl for the first time ever in celebration of its 20th Anniversary – It’ll be out on Vinyl Nov 11th, 2014.

Artist Radar: Ethan Tucker

The Pier’s Artist Radar is BACK & will be coming to you EVERY Thursday courtesy of our own Andrew McClatchy! Our radar this week is focused on Pacific Northwest singer-songwriter, Ethan Tucker! Read Andrew’s Interview & pick up 2 FREE MP3s, courtesy of Ethan Tucker, inside our MP3 Massive…

Backbeat Soundsystem’s New Album

Based out of Cornwall, England, is an eight-piece funky reggae outfit that goes by the name of Backbeat Soundsystem. We’ve covered them in the past & we have a FREE MP3 in our MP3 Massive, but now, the group is promoting the release of their 3rd studio album, Together Not Apart, dropping on Oct 14th […]

The Pier’s Live Acoustic Series: Passafire & Ballyhoo!

The Pier's Live Acoustic Series Featuring Passafire & Ballyhoo! Performing "Easy" (Cover) WATCH VIDEO NOW The Pier's Live Acoustic Series: From Conception to Creation The vision of the Pier’s “Live Acoustic Series” is to provide reggae-rock fans with an intimate, stripped down acoustic experience featuring the genre’s most recognizable bands, along with some new faces. [...]

Video: Radio Riddler – Purple Rain

Featuring Ali Campbell of UB40 this is the reggae rendering of Prince’s iconic track “Purple Rain” from Radio Riddler’s reggae tribute to Purple Rain with Purple Reggae. This album drops on October 28th, 2014. Here is the official music video to “Purple Rain”. Read more about the album by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song & […]

Cali-Roots Presents’ Positive Economic Impact

Cali Roots 2014

Over the past decade, the firm known as California Presents Inc. has garnered national notoriety with their California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Now, following the successes of the event’s 5th year, with the dates for 2015 already set, California Presents Inc. has shown a true value.