The Pier: Getting To Know LAW!

We spoke with LAW’s drummer Nick Aguilar, who gave us a long awaited introduction to the up and coming Long Beach rockers. Discussing everything from opening for Sublime with Rome to their upcoming debut EP, Nick provided some insight into the band’s experiences, and answers the question, “Who is LAW?”

MP3 Leak of the Week: Aer

On August, 14th the musically eclectic duo from Wayland Massachusetts known as Aer dropped their fourth studio album titled One of a Kind. The album received a 3.5/5 star review by our own Andrew Aroche and this week, we’re giving away the last track on their new album with “The Rain”…

Music Unites: Reggae Around The World Vol. 5

On August 18th, 2015, Music Unites released Reggae Around The World Vol. 5 via Fortunate Entertainment. This is the fifth compilation boasting 30 songs for $4.99 with all proceeds going to Music Unites, a non-profit organization helping children that have lost their music programs due to under funding.

Video: Inner Circle – We The People

Inner Circle, the original Bad Boys of Reggae, have released a new single titled “We The People” featuring Kingston, Jamaica’s up and coming reggae-hip hop artist Kabaka Pyramid. The song and video addresses the recent social injustices that have gone from peaceful rally’s to riots in the community. We recently caught up with Inner Circle […]

Pepper’s ‘Three Amigos’ 2015 Fall Tour

Summer may be coming to a close, but reggae-rock lives forever. Yesterday afternoon, Pepper, Ballyhoo! and Katastro made an announcement when they revealed plans for a joint month-long fall tour called the Three Amigos Tour.

Common Kings On Their Fall 2015 Tour

Common Kings, a four piece Polynesian Pop/Rock/Reggae/R&B band from Costa Mesa, CA have just kicked off their fall tour that will see the group touring through the end of October. Lets check up on the dates spanning from California to New York and in between.

Review: Aer – One of a Kind

Aer - One of a Kind Track Listing: 1.) Intro 2.) One of a Kind 3.) Keep You Here 4.) Position 5.) I Can’t Help It 6.) Colors in The Sky (Interlude) 7.) I’m So Gone 8.) Island 9.) Make Do 10.) Trust Fund 11.) The Rain The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: August 14th, [...]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Rian Basilio & The Roosters

Rian Basilio and The Roosters is a 9-piece roots reggae group that blends funk, jazz, dub and soul, while calling Waikoloa Village, Hawai’i home. On August 7th, they released their latest album Birds of Paradise, a record that was 3.5 years in the making. In light of this release, The Pier is giving away their […]