Mission Bayfest 2023: a weekend rager in San Diego

DAY 1 DAY 2 Bayfest is a twice-yearly festival that has worked its way into the fabric of the San Diego music scene — and with good reason. Alternating between Waterfront Park downtown and Mariner’s Point in Pacific Beach (the latter aptly named ‘Mission Bayfest‘), the mostly reggae-packed fest has morphed from a casual one-day, […]

Takin’ it easy with Collie Buddz

Collie Buddz, a true legend of our time with a legacy that will endure for years to come, has left an indelible mark on the world. His remarkable journey has taken him to all seven continents, captivating audiences from various demographics with his genuine and humble self, crafting magical experiences wherever he appears. Born in […]

Alta Music Festival 2023

This past weekend the first ever Alta Music Festival was held at the Avila Beach Golf Resort, featuring a mix of Cali reggae and hip-hop with acts like E-40 and Dirty Heads gracing the stage. The background was the beach, the ground was grass, and the parking was a breeze — Alta truly had everything. […]

Doah’s Daydream drops soul searching single, “1Love” ft. Eric Hirschhorn

“1Love” by Doah’s Daydream featuring Eric Hirschhorn of Rebelution is a captivating island grunge song that effortlessly blends elements of reggae, rock, grunge, and spirituality into a unique and entrancing musical experience. With its heartfelt lyrics and soulful melodies, this track stands out as a captivating addition to the genre. The song opens with an […]

Big Yen gears up to introduce the world to “punkadelic”

Big Yen, a San Diego-based trio, is a band with a name that carries a profound meaning. Rooted in Chinese culture, “Yen” translates to a lifelong yearning or desire, and on their latest release, aptly and uniquely titled Punkadelic, Big Yen intends to utilize music to ignite a similar desire within its listeners. With a […]

Savoring summer thanks to SUM SUN’s hit, “Tan Lines” with Surfer Girl

Ineffable Records is set to make this summer unforgettable for all the sun-kissed souls out there! With the release of “Tan Lines,” a sensational collaboration between SUM SUN and Surfer Girl, you’re in for the perfect soundtrack to wrap up your summer and kickstart the fall season with a bang. “Tan Lines” is more than […]

Dry Diggings 2023: Day Two

As the sun shone brightly in the cloudless sky on the second day of the 2023 Dry Diggings festival, the Gold Country Fairgrounds and Event Center in Auburn, California, continued to pulsate with the rhythm of reggae music. Day two brought a wave of excitement, heartfelt moments, and stellar performances that left festival-goers buzzing with […]

Mike Pinto chats about family, music, tour and more

Mike Pinto is a complete beast on the touring circuit! This artist is covering the United States with his super talented long-time work in music and writing. Twenty years as an artist, his love for writing and performing with his smoothness and upbeat guitar style will be imprinted in any music lover for years to […]

Nathan Aurora is gearing up to drop new genre-bending project

In a world too often filled with division and disconnection, music still holds on to an incredible power to beat down barriers and bring people of all backgrounds together. With his latest project — Crossed Heart Clothing Presents: Pop Punk Goes Reggae, Vol. 1 — Nathan Aurora of Iya Terra has managed to create a […]

Dry Diggings 2023: Day One

Dry Diggings has carved out a reputation as one of California’s most infamous music festivals. Every year, hordes of music enthusiasts congregate for a weekend of sheer delight, braving the sweltering heat. In this edition, attendees were invited to a new locale, the Gold County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Auburn. Each day was filled […]

Vince Lui’s musical catalog touches the souls of all listeners

Based out of the OC area of SoCal, singer-songwriter Vince Lui (formerly of Hoi Polloi) is back for a solo endeavor to rock your soul with the hopes of changing a few lives through his music.  Lui already has a handful of releases on streaming platforms to jam down on, all with a message that […]