Matisyahu & Common Kings’ New Single ‘Broken Crowns’

When hype was building shortly after Matisayhu and Common Kings broke the news that they’d be hitting the road together for numerous tour dates in the Fall, Common Kings informed The Pier that “fans could expect some fire to drop soon between the two acts.” Common Kings and Matisyahu fulfilled their promise, dropping a collaborative […]

Jimmy Cliff Confirms ‘The Harder They Come’ Sequel

The 1972 cult classic film The Harder They Come, which starred a young Jimmy Cliff, is often credited with taking reggae music from the streets of Jamaica and introducing it to a global audience. Directed by the late Perry Henzell, The Harder They Come is considered one of the most influential films to ever come out […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Krooked Treez

There’s an album brewing in North Hollywood where Krooked Treez has been stashed away at 17 Hertz Studio creating a collaborative Reggae Hip Hop record titled Born Calizeans. With each new song they release there’s a music video and such is the case with their latest single, “Rise.” Grab the song for FREE on our […]

Reel Big Fish feat. on Halloween-Themed Punk Comp.

For punk rock fanatics, 2017’s version of Halloween is now a bit more exciting – Reel Big Fish will join a wide array of punk rock bands as being a featured artist on the release of Punk Rock Halloween: Loud, Fast & Scary via Cleopatra Records, a compilation featuring 27 tracks.

Video: DELA & The Aggrolites – Atlantic & Smith

Dela sax player for Slightly Stoopid and Karl Denson (The Rolling Stones) are set to release their debut album, Opening Night, on November 3rd via Stoopid Records. The duo have teamed up with LA reggae stalwarts the Aggrolites to create an 11-track galactic fusion of jazz and reggae that features numerous guest vocalists and performers. […]

Beebs Releases New Single featuring Perro Bravo

A unique pairing took place when Beebs was announced to be in the studio with Perro Bravo. The result of that connection is seeing its fruition with the release of a new single by Beebs with “Lights Out,” produced by Miguel Happoldt and his band Perro Bravo.

Thunder Body Return With New Album ‘Solstice’

Thunder Body have returned from hiatus with a brand new album titled Solstice. The Rochester, NY natives dropped their third full-length release on October 13th, 2017 via Rootfire Cooperative. Solstice captures a crisp blend of roots and soul, balancing themes of universal experience and deep personal reflection.

Stick Figure Releases New Single ‘Above The Storm’

Scott Woodruff and company have long been at the helm of setting and raising the bar for reggae music with their lively performances and dub-centric accents since taking form in 2012. Still reeling from their “year of festivals” and the release of the widely acclaimed Set in Stone from 2015, Stick Figure has returned with […]