WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Joe Samba “Boomer Economy”

This rising artist, native of Massachusetts, songwriter and musician is turning heads all over the world right now from the United States to Australia. This hardworking, proud family man is ready to conquer whatever stands in his way with his multiplexity of music blends from rock, punk, reggae, funk, metal and even more! He’s got an upcoming tour with […]

Seawall Prophet releases debut EP on Pacific Records

Here’s the scene… you’re walking down the sidewalk, rows of tall palm trees gently swaying in the warm salty breeze coming from the ocean just on the other side of the sandy beach. The sun is shining and you’ve got a smile on your face that has pre-paid to be there and isn’t leaving anytime […]

2023 is shaping up to be a big year for BALLYHOO!

Raging since 1995, BALLYHOO! has become the music OG’s not missing a beat. Staying true to its own vibes and style, BALLYHOO! creates unforgettable and mind scrambling blends of ska, punk, reggae and even metal. If you have never seen these bad boys, you’ve got to add them to your list. Unstoppable hits one after […]

California Roots 2023: a true bucket list event

Music festivals are a big undertaking. For many, months of planning and budgeting goes into the experience. At times, there is stress, setbacks and logistical nightmares before even getting to the gates. And I’m not talking about the music festival itself. People travel from far and wide to attend such events and the premiere music […]

Stick Figure sells out Santa Cruz’s Catalyst Club in 48 seconds

Wednesday, October 5th was a very special night in Santa Cruz, California when Stick Figure brought his album release show to the Catalyst Club to celebrate the latest studio album, Wisdom, released on September 9th, 2022. Typically, you can normally catch the Billboard chart-topping reggae sensation Stick Figure headlining festivals or touring extensively on larger stages. The […]

Cali Vibes lineup impresses even more for 2023

Goldenvoice is bringing Cali Vibes back to Long Beach, California! The three-day reggae festival graced Marina Green Park for the first time with a new name (changed from One Love Cali Reggae Fest) in February 2022 and will be returning again this February 17th through 19th, 2023. The SoCal music festival is one of the most […]

How The Elovaters levels up the reggae scene

Boston’s The Elovaters is a band that has been driven to conquer the music industry for over nine years now. Even during COVID, the listeners and fans grew exponentially — bringing the band to another level and readying them to get back to national touring. This band turns heads with their continuous flow of bangers […]

Dry Diggings Fest 2022: Day One

Labor Day Weekend spanned four days this year for those lucky enough to spend it camping at the Dry Diggings Music Festival in Grass Valley, California. Thanks, Jeff Monser! September 1st started with the arrival of campers ready to pitch tents and decorate campsites. Anticipation rose as quickly as the temperature that day! The excessive […]

Slightly Stoopid concludes Summer Traditions Tour with hometown celebration

Labor Day Weekend has always traditionally symbolized the end of summer. To celebrate, Slightly Stoopid and friends brought the Summer Traditions Tour to a close in their hometown of San Diego. Amid an unprecedented southern California heat wave, fans braved the scorching sun to sing and dance with friends and family to the tunes of […]

Bikini Trill drops “F*cked Up” single & video, feat. BLESSED

Los Angeles’ own surf-pop / reggae outfit Bikini Trill has released a new self-produced single with Australian rapper BLESSED entitled “Fucked Up”, alongside an accompanying cartoon music video by animator SHOKKA. A nod to the complications of relationships, the animated video gives a colorful, visually stimulating peek into the intimacies of interacting with lovers (and […]

Stick Figure drops much-needed ‘Wisdom’

It’s been no secret these past few months that the symbol for American reggae, Stick Figure, was coming out with a new album. Even though I covered a few of the singles myself, what I honestly wasn’t expecting was for this full feature-length masterpiece to absolutely blow me away. The 14-song album titled Wisdom — […]

Rap meets reggae with Atmosphere & Iration in Irvine

On August 26th, the Sunshine & Summer Nights co-headlining tour with Iration and Atmosphere made its Irvine stop at FivePoint Amphitheatre. They were supported by two other American reggae and rap icons The Grouch and Passafire.   The night started out with Passafire getting things warmed up. They have always have a high-energy set that really makes […]

A talk with Jeremy Anderson of TreeHouse!

I had a great feeling this band was all about the great vibes… I got to talk with TreeHouse!, a reggae rock band that puts you in such a great space in your mind and soul when listening to their music. When their music comes on, all of a sudden, you feel light… you feel […]

A roots rock reggae night with Rebelution in Avila Beach

On August 14th, Avila Beach was blessed to host reggae rock legends Rebelution for another sold-out show, with DENM and Steel Pulse. DENM (one of the best up-and-coming Cali reggae artists) started off the evening with upbeat music, getting the crowd singing and dancing alongside him and his players! Next up was legendary roots reggae […]