Busting a mission to celebrate The Movement in Columbia, MO

On the steamy afternoon of June 12th, fueled by anticipation and a deep love for good music, I embarked on a journey that took me two hours west down I-70 from the bustling city of St. Louis to the vibrant town of Columbia, Missouri. The purpose of this pilgrimage? To join fellow reggae enthusiasts and […]

California Roots 2024: Day Two

Day Two at California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2024 resumed on Saturday, May 25th, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. The sun was shining and folks were smiling as they lined up early for another fun-filled day, kicking off with The Wide Eyed Kids on the Bowl Stage who played songs off their album Beautiful […]

California Roots 2024: Day One

California Roots Music and Arts Festival took over beautiful Monterey County Fairgrounds for its 13th year, spanning Friday through Sunday on Memorial Day Weekend 2024. I arrived an hour before gates opened (at noon) to witness a sea of happy concertgoers eagerly awaiting to be let into the festival. Once those gates opened, everyone dressed […]

Jason DeVore amplifies authenticity in latest solo album ‘Til the Voice Goes Out’

Double Helix Records told Jason DeVore, frontman of Authority Zero, to “make the record he’s always wanted to make.” With that, DeVore gifted us ‘Til the Voice Goes Out: an album that is both a musical triumph and a personal declaration of resilience. Thank you, Jason, thank you. This 12-track collection, released on June 7th, […]

BeachLife Festival 2024: Day Two

Day Two of BeachLife Festival kicked off under overcast skies that failed to dampen the spirits of the eager crowd. Despite the chillier weather compared to Day One, the festivalgoers were in high spirits, ready to immerse themselves in a diverse lineup of performances. The Expendables got the party started at noon on the Hightide […]

J Boog brings island vibes to Rocklin, CA

The Quarry Park Amphitheater in Rocklin, CA transformed into a haven of irie vibes as reggae artists J Boog, Cas Haley, and L.A.B. graced the stage. Nestled amidst the picturesque surroundings of the park, this beautiful venue offered terraced grass seating that provided stunning views of the stage from every angle. Kicking off the festivities […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Blindman “They Tried To Bury Us”

American reggae artist Blindman is back with the world video premiere for “They Tried To Bury Us”. The roots-infused track, originally debuting off of Rebel Sound Records on April 19th, centers on societal injustices of recent times — asking for not just recognition, but an end to the oppression. We are living in telltale times […]

Kash’d Out melts faces in St. Louis with electrifying performance

The Old Rock House in St. Louis was packed with excited fans on May 9th. Anticipation rose as attendees eagerly readied for a night of infectious rhythms. The stage was set for an extremely fun evening, kicked off by the energetic and thrilling performance by Dale and the ZDubs. Dale and his band showed off […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Jacuzzi Fuzz “Sailin On” (Bad Brains cover)

Who doesn’t love a good cover from an iconic 80s band that helped redefine the American ska and reggae genres as we know it? We hope you do, since Jacuzzi Fuzz has released their rendition of Bad Brains‘ “Sailin On” on April 12th via Rebel Sound Records! It’s one of those covers that rings true […]

Florida Groves 2024: Day Two

As fans ascended on the Central Florida Fairgrounds, people quickly scattered, exploring the numerous vendors, testing their skating skills on the half pipe, perusing the cannabis convention, and posing for selfies with one of the many murals. Many even inked the memories of Florida Groves forever at the tattoo convention. The makeup of the Florida […]

Coachella 2024 Weekend Two: Day Two

With sunkissed shoulders and blistered feet, festival-goers gathered at the Empire Polo Club grounds for another day of music, surprises, and unforgettable moments. Unlike the star-studded spectacle of Weekend One, Day Two of Coachella Weekend Two was all about the music, drawing dedicated fans eager to immerse themselves in the diverse lineup of artists. The […]

Florida Groves 2024: Day One

Florida Groves Festival quickly established itself as a staple event in the Central Florida music scene since its inaugural event just a couple short years ago. Its rapid growth was evident in the execution and size of its 2024 event: the caliber of vendors, live art and murals, food options, and even amenities are aligned […]