Dan Kelly & Zeb play acoustic at Sealegs

On July 11th, Dan Kelly from Fortunate Youth and Zeb from Tribal Seeds played a couple acoustic sets at Sealegs at the Beach. The sun was warm and the crowd was filled with friends and family with their feet in the sand, waiting to spend the day dancing and having a good time. The guys played […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Andreas Moe “Hey Lulu”

Swedish acclaimed singer-songwriter Andreas Moe delivers another taste of his forthcoming EP with “Hey Lulu”, premiering only on Top Shelf Music today ahead of its public release April 9th! The five-time Platinum-certified artist has had a hand in writing songs for the likes of Cheat Codes, Sabrina Carpenter, Tïesto, Tinie Tempah, Omi, Boyzone; has toured […]

ZOLA’s pop “Nosebleed” single is simply addictive

24-year-old singer-songwriter ZOLA returns from a year-long recording moratorium with the expressive and honest single, “Nosebleed”. The new song, out via Young Poet (UK) and first premiering with Early Rising, captures the confusion of self-identity (and, to be honest, 2020) perfectly, with an overall emphasis on mental health when riding out a storm. Getting caught […]

Leilani Wolfgramm unveils stripped acoustic version & video for “The Trail”

Singer-songwriter Leilani Wolfgramm is many things… of Tongan descent, daring, dabbling in realms of reggae rock, folk, experimental EDM. Yet, above all else, Wolfgramm remains raw. Two years following her emotionally-charged Live Wire full-length, Wolfgramm returns with a remix to “The Trail”, aka the album’s introductory track, via Mensch House Records. As if “The Trail” […]

Kash’d Out creates waves with acoustic double single

Reggae rockers Kash’d Out have returned with the drop of two singles: acoustic versions of “Good at Gettin’ By”, along with “The Dream”. The singles come ahead of the release of their new acoustic album Casual Encounters, planning to hit virtual shelves on March 5th, 2021 under the band’s new home, LAW Records. Bringing the […]

Fia releases “Morning Time (Acoustic)” for lovers

Hawaiian reggae artist Fia slows down his recent dancehall jam “Morning Time (Awoia)” in this extra special acoustic rendition. The original version, released last year, garnered the island artist a spot on the Ineffable Records roster — no small feat for an aspiring singer-songwriter! With renewed warmth & staccato guitar, “Morning Time (Acoustic)” is straight […]

The Green ‘Black & White’ album review

Reggae rock is defined by a handful of bands who have paved the way for the genre to grow into what it is today. Rebelution. Pepper. Iration. Of course, Slightly Stoopid. Yet, the breadwinners of the island reggae movement is undisputably The Green, surfacing in 2010 and not going under any time soon. Pepper traverses both […]

Pepper’s acoustic performance of “Around”

Pepper from Kailua-Kona, HI performing their original song “Around” live at the Sugarshack Recording Compound in Bonita Springs, FL. Episode #246 of the Sugarshack Acoustic Live Music Series.

The Green’s acoustic performance of “Striking Up A Love”

Bringing in the new year is Sugarshack Sessions with The Green performing their track “Striking Up A Love” from their 2013 smash-hit album Hawai’i ’13. Keep an eye out on The Green in 2017 and catch them this February at the One Love Cali Reggae Fest in Long Beach, CA.

Iration unplugs with new acoustic album ‘Double Up’

Sometimes, musicians just have to disconnect their power cords, click off the distortion and crank out deep acoustic jams. It takes a certain level of skill to record an entire acoustic album. With no sonic illusions or electronic distractions to keep the listener interested, the quality of the songs, instrumentation and the lyrics are all […]

UB40 performing “Red Red Wine” unplugged

UB40 are a British reggae and pop band formed in December 1978 in Birmingham, England with more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has achieved considerable international success in the early ’80s and ’90s. With hit singles including their debut “Food for Thought” and two Billboard Hot 100 songs “Red Red Wine” […]

Iration’s acoustic Hotting Up Tour set

Mike Pinto Mike Pinto Mike Pinto Through the Roots Through the Roots Through the Roots Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration On July 7, 2016, Hawaii's own Iration graced the San Diego stage along with support from Through the Roots and Mike Pinto. We caught up with the trio at the sold out show […]

Iration’s acoustic “Hotting Up Tour” set

Mike Pinto Mike Pinto Mike Pinto Through the Roots Through the Roots Through the Roots Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration Iration On July 7, 2016, Hawaii's own Iration graced the San Diego stage along with support from Through the Roots and Mike Pinto. We caught up with the trio at the sold out show […]

Tropidelic perform “Too Loose”

Episode #105 of Sugarshack Sessions brings Tropidelic from Cleveland, Ohio performing their original song “Too Loose.” The unique sound of this reggae/punk band make for a very impressive acoustic session, illustrating the true versitilty and raw talent of the group. For more information about Tropidelic, give their website a visit or follow them on Facebook.

The Green performs “Come In”

After freshly releasing their new single Roots, The Green lays down an amazing performance of “Come In” that was beautifully captured by Sugarshack Sessions and released today, trickling through social media. The Green is currently finalzing their highly anticipated fourth album and can be seen performing at this year’s California Roots Festival.