Jus Goodie drops summery single “Thing To Do”

San Diego’s Jus Goodie smashes into summer with the encouraging and uplifting jam “Thing To Do”. Remaining vague on the agenda, the “thing to do” is able to morph in the mind of the listener to anything and everything, depending on their interpretation. Welcome to an audible experience of living in the now. With strong […]

Cinco de Mayo Acoustic Sessions Party

On May 5th, the Cinco De Mayo Acoustic Sessions party was held at a private location in San Diego, California — and, boy, was it hopping! It was a warm sunny southern California day, perfect for BBQing and some music with friends.  The hosts did a really great job of putting things together and making it […]

Meet surf rock reggae sensation Mr. Kowalsky

Costa Rican born, Paris resident Mr. Kowalsky has catapulted onto the reggae ska scene of late, with the release of his fourth full-length Everything Nice! back in early December 2020. Since, the genre-bending musician has been promoting this solid piece of ska perfection — taking a full four years to make! Bouncing around the world, […]

Dry Diggings announces first-round artists for 2021

Alternative reggae rock fest Dry Diggings is officially set to return! After taking a forced hiatus from the scene due to COVID, it seems Dry Diggings is still kicking, with its first major round of artists announced for this upcoming August 27th and 28th. Now, don’t get thinking that the pandemic didn’t have an impact […]

Experiencing Florida’s SRQ420 Fest

It was a beautiful Saturday with blue skies, fluffy white clouds and a nice Florida breeze on April 24th in Sarasota for a music festival — better yet, a 420 music festival! This was the second event by PotLuck SRQ, hosted by Brian Buono, who has worked hard to build this event bigger and better […]

Nature Coast Spring Camp Out: Day One

On Friday, April 16th, people from all over Florida and further gathered for a camping music festival at the Scooter Haven Country Club in Inglis. People were rolling in all day, setting up campsites into the night, while the St. Petersburg Rastafari DJ Badda Skat blasted reggae music for all to hear. As people entered, […]

Reggae at the Rock: Day One

After waiting a year and being postponed twice due to COVID, Reggae at the Rock finally happened!!! Not only that, but it happened it grow from a single day event to a two-day music festival with two stages and over 20 bands! It was a beautiful weekend in Daytona Florida at the Hard Rock Hotel […]

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 […]

Keyth G. debuts with self-titled reggae EP

Up-and-coming reggae artist Keyth Garcia (aka Keyth G.), based out of Oxnard California, is set to release his first solo EP — a reggae and jazz-style mixture of sound! Top Shelf Music is proud to feature this soulful and uplifting reggae EP and had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Garcia about his […]

SYNRGY breaks boundaries with “All I Wanna Do” single

San Diego roots reggae band SYNRGY is back in action with their latest “All I Wanna Do” single, now available on all digital outlets. Ever since 2007, this soulful collective of talented musicians have been spreading messages of positivity and togetherness to the public, spurred onward by their unconditional affinity for revolutionary reggae music. And, […]

Vana Liya to release “I Don’t Care What You Do” (Brosiah Remix)

Northern California producer Brosiah (Josiah Morrison) is known amongst locals as an artist who isn’t afraid to push boundaries within musical genres. His latest pairing with reggae-pop artist Vana Liya is of no exception. Brosiah got his start in the music industry by playing guitar in various progressive metal bands –most notably, Solano county favorite, […]

Jus Goodie returns with “Light on the Runway”

Smooth and sultry reggae rock star Jus Goodie is back with a devilishly satiable love song, “Light on the Runway”. Recorded at the band’s new home studio built during COVID and produced by Loud City’s Dan Grossman (Sizzla, Vybz Kartel, Collie Buddz), this track is the sweet return to sanity and safety that everyone has […]

Sealegs presents: Reggae Sundays with Kyle Smith

On the sands of Bolsa Chica, life returned back to normal for a day. It was Sunday, March 21st and tent after tent of joyous locals lined the pathway across Huntington Beach. People were BBQing and cooking up food to share with their friends and family as the sun beamed down, warming the sand, with […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Roots of Creation “Mammoth”

Reggae rock jam band phenom Roots of Creation is hard at work on their eighth studio album — yes, you heard us right, eighth! The aptly named Dub Free or Die Vol #1 (for such a dub-loving band) is set for release late Spring 2021, yet the band needs the public’s help! It wasn’t easy surviving […]

DENM defies expectations in “Fallin” single

Promptly joining the celebrated list of southern California’s musical messengers, sun-kissed 20-something musician, songwriter and producer DENM (pronounced: Denim) has dropped his latest single “Fallin”. This ballad, dripping with SoCal vibes, is the newest release in preparation for his upcoming debut album Slum Beach Denny, planning to be released this year in partnership with Ineffable […]