The Hip Abduction chats at Cali Roots 2018

The Hip Abduction chats with Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose after their Bowl Stage performance at Cali Roots 2018 in Monterey, California. With their fourth full-length album coming, The Hip Abduction members chat about their first California show, what’s next for the band, the meaning behind their band name, their ice cream addiction and […]

Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018: Day One vlog

Experience what it was like to attend one of the best fests in southern California, as Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose covers Day One of Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018 at the Pasadena Rose Bowl vlog style. Getting there a little late, the video explores half the first day’s festivities, featuring headliner Neil Young, ska […]

4th Annual Beer X Festival

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Cali Roots 2018: Day Two afterparty

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Tropidelic talks at Cali Roots 2018

Ska-reggae sensation Tropidelic interviews with Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose Day 1 at California Roots Festival 2018. The band started the holiday weekend right by inaugurating the Cali Roots Stage that Friday morning. Fresh off the stage, the band chats about their performance, their latest music, their Freakstomp Festival in the fall and more. […]

Slightly Stoopid at Avila Beach

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The Ries Brothers interview at Cali Roots 9

The Ries Brothers take time out of their day to chat with Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose Day 1 at California Roots Festival 2018. The brothers touch on their two live performances over Memorial Day Weekend in Monterey, what’s to come touring this summer, their debut album, upcoming new music, being in school on […]

Raging Fyah talks at Cali Roots 9

Raging Fyah gives a taste of upcoming album Coming In Hot, their dance moves and more in this sit down with Top Shelf Reggae journalists Kristy Rose and Sandy Krietzberg after their set Day 3 at California Roots Festival 2018. Stay tuned for more interviews, articles and photos from Monterey’s California Roots Festival in the […]

A talk with Trevor Hall at Cali Roots 2018

Journalist Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae sits down with Trevor Hall right after his California Roots Festival 2018 performance in Monterey, CA. With his new album The Fruitful Darkness now available on all digital outlets, 2018 is a big year for Trevor Hall, so watch as he tells you what’s next, what inspired the […]

Top Shelf Takes the Street Episode 3: Riddim is a Dancer

In this episode of Top Shelf Takes the Street, journalist Kristy Rose runs around Seaport Village in San Diego, California trying to educate out-of-towners about riddim reggae and see if they will dance. Stay tuned for more Top Shelf shenanigans in the months to come and watch for us on a street near you.