Top Shelf Reggae’s guide to bad days

The last thing you want to do at the end of a rotten day is dwell on the unchangeable. In an ideal world, everyone would get along with everyone – nothing but positivity would encompass each individual as they emerge from their respective homes and maneuver their surroundings. Days would be filled with sunshine and […]

The Emerald Cup 2014 gallery: part one

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The Emerald Cup 2014 is here

The Emerald Cup is just around the corner, and if you’re just now hearing about it, it’s not too late! If you’re unfamiliar with this event, The Emerald Cup has been synonymous with setting the absolute highest standards for sustainable, sun-grown, outdoor cannabis and is the largest outdoor medicinal cannabis competition in the entire world. […]

The Green: The Collision tour 2014

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Wheeland Brothers with Hirie

Hirie Hirie Hirie Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers Wheeland Brothers The SoCal natives Wheeland Brothers took stage last week with the beautiful Hirie for a spectacular standing room only show at The Constellation Room in Santa Ana, California. Both Hirie and the Wheeland Brothers […]

An exclusive interview with Stick Figure

Three of the most explosive acts in the US reggae-rock scene came together for on the “Livin’ it Fall Tour” throughout the West Coast this month. Stick Figure, Pacific Dub and Hirie sold out several venues on this tour, McNear’s Mystic Theater in Petaluma being no exception. California Roots, who have been the hands-down leaders […]

Music Unites – Healing of a Nation

Supporters of good reggae music, cannabis connoisseurs, and those who enjoy the feeling of donating to charitable causes will most surely be fans of the fourth edition of Music Unites’ reggae compilations. Titled Healing of a Nation, the album features 20 tracks by some of the biggest names in the reggae scene with proceeds from […]

Arise Roots ‘Love and War’ album review

Arise Roots is a five piece band from Los Angeles, California. It’s been a while since we heard true reggae vibes produced in modern reggae music from California. Sure, many bands specialize in their craft, but the vibes Arise Roots brings in their music is mesmerizing, and we can’t help but think how it is […]

Hirie: 2014 California Roots full set

Missed out on the Hirie set while you were getting a bite to eat at Caliroots? Didn’t get to make it out to Caliroots? Never fear! The folks over at California Roots just posted the entire Hirie set that spans just a hair over 30 minutes. So sit back, relax and enjoy Hirie’s amazing set […]

Stick Figure ready to hit the road again in Fall 2014 tour

Stick Figure has already made impressions in the largest of U.S. cities with the biggest names in reggae music. Stick Figure, new to the touring world, announced recently their next national exhibition due out of Arizona early this upcoming September. We say “new” lightly – for Stick Figure’s multi-talented Scott Woodruff transformed his one-man band […]

California Roots 2014 gallery: Day three

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Thrive and Hirie sing the blues in “Broken”

Reggae’s mellow rhythms branch out to encompass all kinds of themes – whether it be for the love of Jah, the love of love, or the love of weed, there’s always a ballad to sway to. Rarely, however, is there a song in the reggae genre that’s slows the tempo down for sorrow. The subject, […]

Oogee Wawa & Arise Roots bringing sweet reggae to San Diego, CA

On Thursday, March 20th in Ocean Beach, San Diego, two bands played at Gallagher’s Pub for reggae night- Oogee Wawa from Long Island, NY, and Arise Roots from Los Angeles, CA. Oogee Wawa plays reggae-rock music with hints of hip-hop, while Arise Roots plays straight roots reggae music! Oogee Wawa had a familiar, Sublime sound, […]

Livermore Reggae Nights with Thrive and Hirie

Situated roughly an hour east of San Francisco, the quiet town of Livermore, California, best known for its outlet malls and modestly amazing wineries, sits a humble little building that rests on the outskirts of an outdoor mall in a mostly quiet residential neighborhood. The Pine Street Bar may look seemingly like your old and […]

Fortunate Youth West Coast Cruisin’ Tour review

ATTENTION CAL-IF-ORN-IA! The West Coast Cruisin Tour is en route to a central area near you in Northern California and Mammoth Lakes, so you better pitch in gas money, and check out this Hirie and Fortunate Youth combination because there won’t be any other show which will allow these bands to perform so freely, so […]