Editor’s Picks: Top Tunes of 2015

At the start of 2015, after publishing our 2015 Most Anticipated Albums feature, I was excited about new music dropping in the New Year. After hearing a couple albums with some key songs that I loved, I decided to dump those songs into a custom playlist titled Top 2015 Songs. To prevent a bloated playlist, [...]

Surprise! Billboard’s Reggae Artist of the Year is…

…Joss Stone. Wait, what? Is this a “Steve Harvey Miss Universe” joke? No, it is not. You may be just as surprised as us but this news even floated under The Pier radar. This brings up a lot of concerns and mixed emotions with reggae fans ranging from genre-hopping to politics and even race. So of […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Audiodub

After a 5 year hiatus, San Francisco’s Audiodub has returned with plans to drop their fourth studio album titled The City. The albums titled track is available for FREE download this week and we have some details on their January 12th, 2016 album release…

Video Premiere: Stick Figure – Smiles on Faces

In celebration of the Holidays, Stick Figure has agreed to premiere their brand new music video for new song “Smiles on Faces” via The Pier! The song is off their new record Set In Stone that debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Reggae chart and has since remained in the Top 5. The video was shot […]

Stick Figure’s New Music Video + Tour Dates!

Stick Figure has announced that they will be embarking on a 46 date tour in support of their new album Set In Stone. Joining them on tour will be Fortunate Youth, Katastro and Jamaica’s Raging Fyah. They have also premiered a brand-new music video for new song “Smiles on Faces”…

The 2016 Hawaiian Punch Winter Tour

Iration and Pepper are back on tour together for the first time since Pepper’s “Playboys in Paradise” tour in 2009! Iration went on their first national tour back in 2008 with Pepper. This time around the boys have come up with the tour name ‘Hawaiian Punch’, as both bands not only come from Hawaii, they […]

2016 Most Anticipated Albums: Coming 12/30/15

On Wed., Dec. 30th 2015, we will publish The Pier’s 2016 Most Anticipated Albums. This is the time of year we get to anticipate and discuss upcoming albums from some of our favorite bands in Reggae-Rock. We’re compiling all of the information from the bands about their new releases for one big convenient read…

Video: Macka B – Never Played A 45

Macka B, who grew up Christopher MacFarlane, is a British reggae artist, performer and activist with a career spanning thirty years in the United Kingdom and Jamaica. He dropped his latest album “Never Played A 45” back on Oct. 9th via Peckings Records / VPAL Music. Here is a music video for the album titled […]