WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Payson Lewis “Hotel Suite”

Philly-raised indie pop singer-songwriter Payson Lewis returns in this diabolical, yet comical video for his “Hotel Suite” single, premiering exclusively today on Top Shelf before hitting his own YouTube channel tomorrow! The music video, shot like a classic film by Colin Duffy, reveals right off the bat a couple at odds with each other about […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Joker’s Hand “Goth Girlfriend”

Retro rockers Kevin Kawano and Matthew Lau of Joker’s Hand return in their devilish new single “Goth Girlfriend”, premiering today only on Top Shelf Music ahead of its October 4th public release! The duo — having previous accolades from Los Angeles-based radio stations, such as KROQ, for their “Anthem”, “Gold Rush” and “Hijacked” tracks — […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Dylan Keawe “Don’t Know Much”

Southern California singer-songwriter Dylan Keawe returns with the uplifting single “Don’t Know Much”, available on all digital outlets tomorrow! Top Shelf Music is proud to host the track’s world premiere of this promising reggae artist, considering it follows Keawe’s vibey, R&B-influenced “Never Ever” that we fell in love with last March! With a bubble organ […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Qarreo “Dancing in the Rain”

Isn’t it always fun to spread your arms wide and twirl around in the rain? Rainfall can be associated with sadness and despair, yet it can also represent a cleansing, a renewal… a much needed reprieve. Qarreo capitalizes on its opportunities in their novel cover of “Dancing in the Rain”, originally by reggae rock band […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Frederico7 “Missing My Children”

Brazilian world music and soul rebel Frederico7 returns with a double-single drop on September 17th, one with an accompanying music video! For those unaware of this Austin-based Latin music-meets-soul reggae-meets-psych rock humanitarian and activist, Frederico7 continues to push liberating calls to action within his music concerning mental health advocacy, self-awareness and socioeconomic change. We, at […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Joey Calderaio “Paradise”, feat. Sierra Lane

Reggae rock singer-songwriter Joey Calderaio teams with smooth songstress Sierra Lane in his new single “Paradise”, premiering its official music video today on Top Shelf Music before it goes public! A song we can all relate to, Calderaio shines as the voice of reason for all those 20-somethings and 30-somethings still working the grind while […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: JonQuan “One Bright Road”, feat. Elliot Martin

Singer-songwriter JonQuan teams with acclaimed vocalist Elliot Martin (of John Brown’s Body) in this brand new roots reggae single “One Bright Road”! Premiering today on Top Shelf Music only, the track illuminates the struggles of humanity, yet, moreover, how to overcome them without losing hope. JonQuan, known also as frontman and keyboardist of Virginia Beach’s […]

Fortunate Youth releases title track “Good Times (Roll On)” off forthcoming album

Reggae rock legends Fortunate Youth resurface with “Good Times (Roll On)” — that’s right, new FY music for summertime!!! The single stands as the title track off their forthcoming album (due out later this year) and follows 10 previous full-length albums, dozens of EPs and innumerable singles in between since the band’s inception. And, if […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jahrukus “Ashes to Ashes”

Melbourne-based rising roots reggae band Jahrukus premieres the digital version of David Bowie’s reimagined 1980 classic “Ashes to Ashes” today on Top Shelf Music! Available for purchase via 7″ vinyl tomorrow, July 16th, “Ashes to Ashes” pays tribute to not only the late, great Bowie, but to roots reggae legends at large in soulful rub-a-dub […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Rebecca Arscott “In Your Rain”

Soulful singer-songwriter Rebecca Arscott returns with an emotionally-charged account of a stormy relationship in “In Your Rain”. Premiering today only on Top Shelf Music before it hits all digital outlets tomorrow, the new bluesy single explores the manipulation involved when you know someone isn’t right for you, yet you keep going back for more. “You […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: TreeHouse! “Bring It To The Light”, feat. Nick Sefakis

Progressive roots reggae band TreeHouse! returns with this exclusive world premiere of their latest single “Bring It To The Light”! Produced by and featuring Iya Terra guitarist Nick Sefakis, this dubby roots track illuminates that our current sociopolitical struggles — especially those that surfaced throughout last year — will come to an end only through […]

WORLD EP PREMIERE: Soulfiya ‘Offering’

Caribbean reggae star Soulfiya returns with a fiery new EP just in time for 420! Premiering exclusively here on Top Shelf Music, enjoy Soulfiya’s new Offering in its totality an entire day before the EP hits digital outlets tomorrow! Offering is the second cumbia-meets-hip hop collaboration between the reggae veteran and GRAMMY-nominated producers El Dusty […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: 11:11 “Sanarás”

Costa Rican experimental rock band 11:11 returns with an awakening music video for their latest single “Sanarás”. Meaning ‘to heal’ in English, the band is urging listeners and fans to spring into action, do our part to heal this world, especially now that the global pandemic is waning. It’s been a year of terror. Let’s […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Weege “Find Your Rhythm”

Top Shelf Music is proud to premiere Weege‘s heartwarming new video for his latest single “Find Your Rhythm”! The track, already filled with beaches vibes from a bubble organ and a steady reggae beat, is brought to life with Weege singing over surfing reel footage donated from friends Kevin Shara and Madison Laine. If you […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Benny Freestyles “One Life”

Rhode Island up-and-coming rap artist Benny Freestyles returns with visuals for his “One Life” single — a song centered around life’s natural blessings. Hitting his YouTube tomorrow, Top Shelf Music is proud to premiere this hard-hitting, yet tranquil and uplifting music video, produced by Endeavor Studios (which includes Freestyles himself)! Benny Freestyles creates the kind […]