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. […]

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 […]

For Peace Band chats at Cali Roots 2018

Guamanian reggae sensation For Peace Band sits down with Top Shelf Reggae journalist Kristy Rose Day 2 of California Roots Festival 2018. The band played two live performances that day and has big plans for their upcoming album Always Love, available this summer on all digital outlets. Follow the link below to get your copy […]

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 […]

An interview with Katchafire’s Logan Bell

Katchafire left a mark in listeners' hearts with their hit albums On the Road Again and Best So Far, an evocative collection of smooth and catchy songs. The New Zealand ensemble released a new record titled LEGACY on the June 1st, through  Zojak World Wide and Universal – New Zealand. Top Shelf Reggae was fortunate […]

An interview with The Elovaters

I, Top Shelf Reggae journalist Jay Cohen, recently had the pleasure of sitting down with all of the Boston-based band members of The Elovaters. I sat, sipping my tea, realizing the distance in which things have come in the past years. A huge grin attacked my face as I pressed 'Flight Confirmation'. I had just booked […]

Arise Roots interviews at One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae got to chat with Arise Roots after their performance at One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2018 in Long Beach, CA. The band was in high demand, so this short and sweet interview highlights what’s new for Arise Roots, what the band has up next and what they like to […]

A talk with Tyrone’s Jacket at One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae chatted with enigmatic and energetic band on the rise, Tyrone’s Jacket, right after their performance at One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2018 in Long Beach, CA. Watch to find out what’s next for the band, how Tyrone’s Jacket came to be, what inspires their music and what their individual […]

Roots of Mine chats at One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae sat down with the Roots of Mine boys right after their performance at One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2018 in Long Beach, CA. Fresh off the Flav Stage, Roots of Mine gathered to talk about their latest album Another Way, their plans for 2018, their feelings attending One Love […]

Top Shelf talks with Tatanka

Colorado-based and buffalo enthusiast band Tatanka has recently concluded a short winter tour alongside E. N Young, Dubbest and Bumpin Uglies. After 10 days on the road trekking around the continental southwest, the Tatanka boys took a break to chat with Top Shelf Reggae on tour highlights, future plans and weed preferences. 2017 was a […]

Chivalry’s new single “Cast Away” produced by T-Ray of Tribal Seeds

“Cast Away” is the title of the new single from Chivalry, a three-piece band hailing from Pueblo, Colorado and by all accounts, it is an indicator that this band still has much more to offer. The single, during its peak moments, does a great job painting a desolate landscape in the listener’s mind, and is […]

A chat with Katchafire about their new single “Addicted”

New Zealand eight-piece band and veterans in the reggae scene, Katchafire, just released an absolute beauty of a single from the long-awaited forthcoming album. Their first recording of 2017, titled “Addicted”, has finally been released. “It’s sounding great to our ears and we can't wait to share the music with everybody.” This track beautifully captures […]

A sit down with Easy Star All Stars at Cali Roots 2017

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae catches up with Easy Star All Stars before their premiere set at the 8th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival. The band’s Cali Roots performance kicks off an entire west coast tour, so learn the details about that, their next project and their thoughts on chilaquiles. And, don’t […]

A talk with Tribal Theory at Cali Roots 2017

Kristy Rose of Top Shelf Reggae catches up with Tribal Theory at the 8th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey, California. With their new single “Part Time Lovers” out and their Blackout Tour concluded, the band talks about what’s ahead. For more Cali Roots 2017 coverage, check out the daily photo galleries, […]