Updated Album Reviews

Updated Album Reviews

Every Monday we update our Editorials section with new Album & Music Reviews! This week we take a look at VP Records recording artist Richie Spice with his latest album Book of Job along with The Holdup & their brand new album Still Gold

The Holdup – Still Gold EP

With their new album “Still Gold,” The Holdup brings their fans an earful of goodness. This young band has made quite an impression on the NorCal music scene and it sounds like they are not stopping any time soon. With an awesome blend of reggae, hip hop, dub and rock, their multi-genre fusion works just right, and provides the listener with a fun, easy going experience….READ MORE

-Written & Reviewed by: Mariana Norcalchika Rojas

Richie Spice – Book of Job

Working at a site like The Pier, the majority of my efforts are focused on what we’ve dubbed ‘reggae rock,’ a genre with one foot steeped in Caribbean roots reggae with the other well planted in a variety of North American genres such as punk rock, funk, hip-hop, and soul. Therefore, very few albums that roll through my inbox could really be classified as true red, gold, and green roots reggae, so I’m sure you can imagine how….READ MORE

-Written & Reviewed by: Chris Castro