The Kaleidoscope Kid Covers Sublime “Ball and Chain”

Phoenix singer/songwriter The Kaleidoscope Kid is back with a cover of Sublime’s “Ball and Chain”, which was recorded at Skratch n Sniff’s studio. It was even posted on Sublime’s Instagram as part of their Sublime Cover Series where they said “SUBLIME COVERS SERIES ? @thekaleidoscopekid performing a wicked cover of 5446 That’s My Number/Ball And Chain […]

Interview: HIRIE Talks About New Album ‘Mood Swings’ & Dealing With Highs & Lows Of Being Openly Bipolar

Hawaii’s own HIRIE has officially released their genre-bending fourth studio album ‘Mood Swing’ through independent juggernaut Ineffable Records. ‘Mood Swing’ takes listeners a front row seat inside the heart and mind of HIRIE frontwoman Trish Jetton, from her trials growing up multicultural to her breakout success. The album packs a potent emotional wallop with soaring […]

Remembering The Life Of Josh Fischel

6 years ago today, the reggae world lost a legendary soul. Josh Fischel was a Long Beach, CA based singer songwriter who spent nine years with the band Bargain Music. Together they toured the country and released out seven albums under the Bargain Music name. A multi-talented musician and a scene mainstay, Josh’s musical history […]

23 Years Since Release Of Long Beach Dub Allstars Debut Album Right Back

23 years ago today, Long Beach Dub Allstars released their debut album, Right Back. When the album was first released, it hit Number 67 on the Billboard 200. “Right Back” is easygoing and rhythmic. The band takes the stylistic devices that Sublime established and takes them in various musical directions (some more successful that others). There […]

Shwayze Is Back With His Seventh Studio Album Shway SZN

Shwayze returns with his highly-anticipated new album, Shway SZN, released earlier this month via Ineffable Records, his first with the label. The album is spearheaded by lead single “Tides” featuring Pepper and Slightly Stoopid. The 12-track project arrived in perfect timing and to me, is the perfect soundtrack for the summer vibe. In addition to […]

Common Kings Live From Alaska State Fair

Common Kings recently hit the Alaska State Fair stage and showed the Alaskan crowd a damn good time. Writer/photographer O’Hara Shipe was on hand to document the show with this amazing photo gallery. Photos by @ShipeShots Common Kings have been touring in support of their new single “Damn Good Time” and their recently released live […]

Sensi Trails Announces Sinister Trails Featuring GroovyPalooza

Ghouls and Goblins are rejoicing as Kyle Rising, frontman of San Diego based rock band Sensi Trails, in conjunction with Waynes World Pumpkin Patch in Encinitas CA, are producing their inaugural indoor/outdoor haunted festival experience complete with hand crafted dark exhibits designed and installed within the space by Kyle personally, spooky one of a kind […]

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