Dub-321 talks “Guilty Murderer”, feat. Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!

Space Coast’s own solo artist Miles Galli (aka, Dub-321) has dropped a banger collaboration with Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!. The track is uplifting and grooving with provocative lyrics — it’s pure genius! I came across the song’s video and knew this would make for an interesting conversation. A former inmate and addict, Miles Galli has […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: The Goodies, “Runnin”

Listen here before its released on streaming platforms! San Diego duo, The Goodies, are set to release their new single, “Runnin,” is a musical journey that encapsulates the spirit of overcoming challenges and embracing a fresh start. The track narrates the story of Zan, a young individual who, like many at 18, found herself ensnared […]

Rising band, LakeDub,crafts harmony in the reggae community with debut LP

The West Coast boasts a distinctive musical tapestry across various genres, and California’s reggae scene stands out with a wealth of top-notch bands continuously featured in prominent reggae festivals. Today, let me introduce you to LakeDub, a group of Long Beach natives whose self-titled debut album has recently hit the streaming platforms, brimming with positive […]

Seventeen months in the making: The story behind Katastro’s “Good Time”

It’s been a little over two weeks since Katastro dropped their first release since Sucker, a single memorializing Andy Chaves’ legacy using vocals he recorded days before his untimely death. The sanguine “Good Time” took almost a year and a half from start to finish– a journey punctuated by intense emotional reprieve and completed through […]

Reggae Rise Up – Las Vegas 2023: Day Three

The third and final day of Reggae Rise Up illuminated the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center with a scorching sun, and an even hotter musical lineup. Despite temperatures hovering in the low 90s, the positive vibrations and infectious energy remained at an all-time high. Let us journey through the day, from the opening tunes of […]

The healing of the (KATASTRO) nation

“Good Time”, the highly anticipated single from Katastro, dropped today and features Jared Watson and Duddy B, using vocals Andy Chaves recorded at the Dirty Heads studio in Orange County just days before his untimely death on May 12th last year. The first music of any kind released by Katastro since Sucker in 2021, the […]

Hawaiian reggae band, Chala drops latest single “Breeze”

Take an oceanside ride with me as we get to know Chala; a culturally diverse reggae band with latin and R&B influences here to make their mark in the music community. They call Maui home, but their roots extend from the U.S. down to South America. Formed in 2012 by lead vocalist Benjamin Cerda, Chala […]

Cali Vibes announces one-of-a-kind lineup for 2024

In an electrifying announcement, Goldenvoice has unveiled the stellar lineup for the highly anticipated Cali Vibes Music Festival 2024. Taking place on Presidents’ Day weekend, from February 16th to 18th, 2024, at the stunning Marina Green Park in Long Beach, California, this festival promises to be a celebration of music, culture, and the vibrant spirit […]

Reggae Rise Up – Las Vegas 2023: Day Two

A musical mirage in the desert, turned Reality hit hard in Las Vegas, a city known for its neon lights and lively entertainment. Downtown Las Vegas became the backdrop for a mellower kind of magic as the Reggae Rise Up festival took center stage for day two in Sin City. The festival started with Ocean Beach’s, […]

Reminiscing with Passafire

2023 has been a big year for the progressive-reggae-rock band, Passafire. Not only are the guys celebrating twenty years as a band, they also achieved the musical accomplishment every band strives for, performing a sold out show at the iconic Red Rocks stage in Colorado for the first time this past August. Not to mention, […]

Reggae Rise Up – Las Vegas 2023: Day One

Reggae music lovers from across the nation converged on the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on October 6, 2023, for the highly-anticipated Reggae Rise Up Las Vegas festival. The day kicked off under the desert sun with temperatures soaring to a sweltering 88 degrees, but the heat couldn’t deter the passionate crowd eager to immerse […]

Rocksteady Campout 2023: Day Two

The day two line up made it hard to tell that summer had officially ended, considering local bands Dub Force 5, Planting Seeds, Kruel Summer and Street Urchinz, all brought the heat! Cydeways, a vibrant band hailing from Santa Barbara, California graced the stage with their eclectic blend of alternative rock and reggae to close […]

Rocksteady Campout 2023: Day One

As the days grew shorter and the nights a touch crisper, the Rocksteady Adventures Campout, marked the perfect farewell to another beautiful summer. Nestled in the heart of gold country, this event promised an unforgettable experience that combined soulful music, the warmth of community, the breathtaking scenery of the California foothills and oak trees. The […]