Video Premiere: Sammy J – Waiting

Born in Australia, Sammy J embraces his Maori and Polynesian roots to create positive and uplifting music. Mixing together island reggae, soul and jazz with heartfelt lyrics, Sammy J’s sound is exhilarating and intoxicating. Now based in the U.S. Sammy J has seemingly exploded on the market selling out venues across the west coast and […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Lionize

Out of Maryland comes the 4-piece rock group, Lionize, who is set to release their Alpha EP on December 20th. Known for incorporating reggae undertones into some of their music, the group agreed to give away their one reggae-esque track off the new EP with “Meltdown (In The Valley of the Kings) for FREE…

The Hip Abduction to Release a New Record

Looking for some Sexual Healing? Look no further… The Hip Abduction (THA) has given away their tropical house cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” as a thank you for supporting their kickstarter campaign! The band produced this recording live while playing at 2015 Hulaween Festival.

Recap: David Hinds Facebook Q&A (Pt. 1)

On Thanksgiving Day, 2015, reggae fans were treated to a break from all the food and football with a live online Question and Answer session with David “Dread” Hinds of Steel Pulse. The successful Facebook event resulted in a collection of fan-curated questions answered personally by Dread and a second followup Q&A scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday, […]

Video: Cas Haley – More Music More Family

On November 13th, Texas based singer-songwriter Cas Haley released his new album More Music More Family. The album was released via Jimmy Buffet‘s Mailboat Records. The album features guest appearances by Trevor Hall, Mike Love, Freewill and more with co-production coming courtesy of Tubby Love out of Kauai, Hawai’i. Back in August, The Pier premiered […]

Etana Wakes Up In “Zion”

It has only been a few short months since we had last put the spotlight on rising female reggae artist, Etana. Starting her summer off on the Queen of the Islands tour with Anuhea, Etana created anticipation for her August 27th release of the 420 inspired single, “Zion”.