MP3 Leak of the Week: Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage has quite a few guest features and collaborations on their Strictly Roots album that drops April 21st. One of our favorites is “Wanna Be Loved” featuring Eric Rachmany of Rebelution. Download it for FREE this week only and read about the song & album here…

2nd Annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise

2015 Welcome To Jam Rock Reggae Cruise Poster

At the end of last year, the initial details were publicized for 2015’s Welcome To Jamrock Cruise. Scheduled to set sail on two 5-night musical voyages, this event has now revealed additional details surrounding this epic experience, along with revealing the addition of several more of reggae’s top talent to the line-up.

Protect Mauna Kea!

Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i is not only the highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands it is also at least the second most geologically prominent mountains in the world from the sea floor to the summit. Mauna Kea translates into “white mountain” due to the snow-capped peaks where only the highest-ranking tribal […]

3rd Annual Carolina Sessions

Cali Roots Carolina 2015

California Roots Presents has finally revealed all the details surrounding their east coast event, The Carolina Sessions. Shifting south of the Boarder to Myrtle Beach and pushing the festival’s date back to a day in early October, one thing that has definitively not changed with this great event is its highly anticipated line-up!

2015 Wanee Festival Preview

Every year The Pier is fortunate to be able to get out the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park to start our music festival season at the Wanee Music Festival. This year will be no different, as we head down to the river with thousands of others from sets from Widespread Panic, Gregg Allman, Gov’t Mule, […]

Video: Pato Banton – “Don’t Sniff Coke”

Here is the official music video for Pato Banton’s hit song “Don’t Sniff Coke” that was re-recorded in 2006 while the Mystic Roots band served as his backing group, playing the music to the song you’re hearing in the video. This is a classic track and the most memorable from the Pato Banton collection. Enjoy […]

RareBreed Recording Company

Skankers and punkers rejoice with the launch of RareBreed Recording Co.! The East Coast collective of ska, punk, reggae, soul, and indie artists aims to bring the reggae sound to the masses from a somewhat unlikely collaboration of hard lined rebels and relaxed roots rockers.

Review: John Brown’s Body – Kings And Queens In Dub

John Brown's Body - Kings And Queens In Dub Track Listing: 1) People in the light Dub (Dubfader of 10 Ft. Ganja Plant) 2) Give up the Ghost Dub (Jay "Double Tiger" Spaker) 3) Worldwide Dub (Dubfader of 10 Ft. Ganja Plant) 4) Sound and Fury Dub (Dubmatix) 5) Seneca Dub (Dubfader of 10 Ft. [...]