Savoring summer thanks to SUM SUN’s hit, “Tan Lines” with Surfer Girl

Ineffable Records is set to make this summer unforgettable for all the sun-kissed souls out there! With the release of “Tan Lines,” a sensational collaboration between SUM SUN and Surfer Girl, you’re in for the perfect soundtrack to wrap up your summer and kickstart the fall season with a bang. “Tan Lines” is more than […]

Catching up with Dirty Heads frontman Jared Watson

Some may view Dirty Heads as a dark horse, but there is absolutely no doubt the Huntington Beach five-piece music ensemble has revolutionized the music industry and created superior music — always remaining grounded and humble. The group has conquered for over 20 years and waved their flag with no apologies. Eight albums later, the […]

Passafire’s latest single “16 Beat” sparks 1990s teenage nostalgia

Savannah-based reggae rock band, Passafire, has undoubtedly been making waves throughout this year with their upcoming studio album, eagerly poised for release. Comprised of four immensely talented musicians, the group has been artfully enticing their audience by unveiling a series of single drops over the past few months. In their most recent release, a track […]

Coming full circle with Kash’d Out & new album ‘Butter’

Kash’d Out is not an overnight wonder and in no way a one-off. This band works hard to deliver nothing but the best of themselves and their undying devotion to fans has never fallen short of astonishing. Since their highly acclaimed album Hook Up in 2017 (reaching #2 on both the Billboard and iTunes Reggae Charts) and […]

And…that’s a wrap on Ballyhoo!’s 2023 summer tour

I am going to let you in on a very obvious, and not-so-secret theory of mine. I am convinced that no matter how big a band gets, no matter how many festivals they play or how many shows they sell out, there will always be a calling to go back and play those small, worn, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Jacuzzi Fuzz “Transparent”

Emerging from the vibrant city of Miami, Florida, Jacuzzi Fuzz is a band that defies categorization with their unique blend of influences. Established in 2002, the band was initially a three-piece outfit driven by the sounds of 80s/90s punk rock, ska, reggae, and the diverse Latin music that surrounded them. From their early days playing […]

Bayfest San Diego 2023

Saturday, July 8th brought about a beautiful San Diego day — the kind the city is known for. Summer was in full swing, with fireworks dotting the night sky, and our spirits couldn’t be higher… that is, until Bayfest San Diego rolled around. On the downtown waterfront, Bayfest blends reggae with a bit of hip […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: ONEPEOPLE “Sick One”

It is with great pleasure that Top Shelf Music introduces ONEPEOPLE, a rising force in the world of reggae music. Originating from Ventura, California, this talented band has come together with a shared vision of spreading messages of unity, love, and social consciousness through their captivating sound. Collaborating with The Dank Street Company, ONEPEOPLE has […]

Kash’d Out’s new album melts like summertime ‘Butter’

Bland biscuits, dry flapjacks, and plain playlists are getting some help this summer from the boys in Kash’d Out. With the much-anticipated drop of their latest full-length album Butter (via LAW Records) they’re ready to pour on the flavor! Weed tunes? Check. Love Songs? Check. Lyrically strong and mentally uplifting jams that can turn the […]

Dale and the ZDubs drops “Her Melody” collab with HIRIE

I’ve said it before and I will say it again: there are just some bands out there who you can genuinely tell enjoy every single second of everything they do. They are constantly smiling onstage and their energy becomes infectious; it just flows out into the audience and takes over the whole room. Dale and […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: The Sub Herbs “Unity”

The Sub Herbs, a native Florida band, has been making waves in the music industry over the past few years and their latest music video, “Unity,” is a testament to their nonstop journey. In this video premiere, viewers are treated to a captivating visual experience that showcases the band’s rise in the surf rock and […]

Let The Expendables take you to your ‘Pleasure Point’

“Reggae has sex with metal, punk got in the mix, and ska videotaped it all.” Creatively and appropriately descriptive, The Expendables have stayed true to this self-attributed description over their 25+ year music careers. While their array of musical styles and influences are expressed in varying formulations, their identifiably unique sound rings true throughout their […]

Kyle Ahern’s “Good Will Come” returns with Rebelution bandmate Eric Rachmany

California based singer-songwriter Kyle Ahern has just released a new version of his hit song “Good Will Come” featuring bandmate Eric Rachmany, frontman of the renowned reggae-rock band Rebelution. The song is a reprised version of Kyle’s original release, which came out in November of 2018. “Good Will Come (Reprise)” is a heartfelt and powerful […]

Cali Roots 2023: Day One

Entering the gates of the Monterey Fairgrounds for another Memorial Day Weekend at the California Roots Music & Arts Festival is always a cathartic experience. This year, however, the anticipation was soaring as it marked the 12th anniversary of the notorious annual event. What sets this year apart is not only the extension to a […]