Artist spotlight: Saltwater Slide

Saltwater Slide — a conscious reggae-rock band from San Antonio, Texas — has been working hard all year long to bring their listeners a new single every month. The original lineup formed in February 2016; it was November of 2018 when members Vincent Ashley, Alex Roca and Edson Martinez partnered with a local band Vibe […]

Roots of Creation talks BeachLife Fest & beyond

East coast jam band Roots of Creation has been hitting the road hard for some time now, accumulating quite a following for their unique take on the reggae-rock movement. After gaining critical success with their Grateful Dead tribute album Grateful Dub, RoC is about to perform alongside Dead frontman Bob Weir this weekend — on the same […]

Getting to know K-Rizz

Love, Knowledge, Laughter, Joy, Loss, Insecurity, Rage, Respect… The list is thorough for this outspoken middle child raised in the ‘biggest little city’ of Reno, Nevada.  As we speak on the phone, the artist Kris Rodriguez (formally known as 'K-Rizz') and myself vibe instantly, going to work on describing a few of his songs as well […]

Why Th3rd Coast Roots is second to none

From playing acoustic sets in bars to recording an album, Th3rd Coast Roots has gained incredible momentum from the moment they connected. Lead vocalist/guitarist Jayton Lening never imagined that he, who started out acoustic at local bars, would lead to creating a roots rock reggae band with unstoppable energy. When Jayton decided to dedicate more […]

Get to know LACI: the next big thing for R&B

WNew up-and-coming Italian R&B/pop artist LACI (also known as Laci Kay) is a young bombshell with a powerhouse of superstar vocal cords. This phenomenal 20-year-old woman finds inspiration from well-known artists like Rihanna, Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Michael Jackson and has performed at several venues, including The House Of Blues, The World Famous Whisky A Go […]

Spliff Vision: New Year, new vision

San Pedro's Spliff Vision is ready to ring in the New Year with new music! Recently released singles include “Feeling Of Love” and “Feeling Of Dub”, the dub version of the aforementioned. Although not the first recorded works from the band, both of these tracks were recorded at California Sound Studios in Lake Forest, CA and produced […]

The sky’s the limit for Skyler Lutes

Ocean Beach, San Diego native Skyler Lutes continues to create his vision, which started out as a solo acoustic singer/songwriter to recording and producing his third album, followed by touring coast to coast. Skyler, who began playing open mics in San Diego, has just recently completed a U.S. tour which included 15 states and 33 […]

Artist spotlight: 9 Mile Roots

Scheduled to perform at Philly’s premiere reggae festival which will include Damian and Stephen Marley, Morgan Heritage and Tarrus Riley, the eight-piece group 9 Mile Roots is making new waves for the east coast reggae scene. Hailing from Baltimore, MD the group consists of members Jay Randell (lead vocals/trumpet), Dave Muse (drums), Josh Behun (bass), […]