Sublime tribute band Badfish releases first original single feat. Little Stranger

Badfish, the prominent and go-to Sublime tribute band, is pretty fondly regarded as mainstays of the American reggae scene. With an energetic live performance that was conceived as a celebration of the spirit of the Sublime legacy, Badfish has always been about delivering true and genuine performances of the music that influenced them, as both […]

The Elovaters sell out Berkeley with Claire Wright & Shwayze

Welcome to the Endless Summer Winter Tour. Wait… What? Well, if you don’t know, let me explain: The Elovaters are basically their own weather system, hailing from Boston and bringing the heat! In a celebration of musical diversity, this show was set to bring summer vibes to winter audiences, with a lineup featuring the talents […]

Clint Warren bares his life & love for reggae music ❤️

There are artists on this planet that are unforgettable with a magical sound and vibe. One we must mention is Clint Warren: born South African and raised in America, Waren blends eccentric and downright original world music sounds. Soothing riffs with his soft and deep vocals bring his songs such melody.  I simply couldn’t resist […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ras Fraser Jr. “Talk Truth”

Rastafari Ras Fraser Jr. is dropping truth bombs in his latest music video for “Talk Truth”, recorded as part of the 876 Tingz Live series. Ras Fraser Jr. says, if it’s hateful, stressful, negative, or just plain annoying, “we don’t wanna hear from you”… or you, or you! Melodic (with a slight touch of autotune) […]

Meet musician & ‘Ink Master’ finalist Mark Longenecker

Cocoa Beach, Florida is home to one of the most famous tattoo artists in the world — Mark Longenecker. With such an interesting scope of talent, Longenecker has never ceased from chasing that ever-longing drive, that head-to-ground ethos that has lifted him into atmospheric heights.  Mark has never backed down from a challenge. He has […]

Nathan Aurora launches epic new project — Aurorawave

In the world of music, there are artists who push boundaries, break stereotypes, and create their own unique genre-defying soundscapes. Nathan Aurora is eagerly joining this league of trailblazers with his innovative new project, Aurorawave. With a fascinating blend of heavier tones and the smooth cadence of reggae, Aurorawave aims to tell a story that […]

BeachLife Fest returns to Redondo bigger than ever for May 2024

In Southern California, every day is an excuse to live the ‘beach life’. The calendar doesn’t matter — neither do clocks, really — as long as the sun is shining. But that’s not to say SoCal residents don’t get excited when the weather warms and summer creeps just ahead on the horizon… Enter the month […]

Tunnel Vision drops “Mess” before east coast tour

Tunnel Vision, the surf pop-reggae-ska-punk fusion band hailing from the charming southern California beach town of San Clemente, has once again proven their musical prowess with their latest single, “Mess”. Released less than 24 hours ago, this track showcases a departure from their usual style, bringing something fresh and invigorating to their repertoire. Frontman Hayden […]

Appreciating every angle of The Kaleidoscope Kid

Ka·lei·do·scope/kəˈlīdəˌskōp/. Noun.  Kaleidoscope Kid /kəˈlīdəˌskōp/ kid/. Noun. Joshua Murphy, better known as The Kaleidoscope Kid, partook a rather unique journey from a creatively driven upbringing to the nationally touring musician he is today. Like many childhood hobbies, after shelving an interest for guitar after a few short weeks of practice, Josh rediscovered his initial interest […]

Gearing up for Reggae Rise Up Florida 2024 & what to expect

Florida: well-known for sunshine, beaches, amusement parks and, of course, a thriving music scene. Less than three months away, Reggae Rise Up Florida is returning to the “Sunshine City” of St. Petersburg. The longest running festival within the Reggae Rise Up event portfolio, RRUF will once again take over Vinoy Park on the beautiful Tampa […]

Bottlerock 2024 will blow minds this Memorial Day in Napa Valley

This time of year might have us all snowed-in and snuggly, but it’s also the time of year to plan ahead for all the fun times lurking on the horizon. One such event is the annual BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley, CA — bringing the best of music, food, wine, and more to the forefront […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: StoneTribe “Tomorrow’s Troubles” ft. Zoe Mazah

“Tomorrow’s Troubles” by StoneTribe featuring Zoe Mazah is an alt reggae gem that stands out by delivering a powerful message of resilience and wisdom. The song’s lyrics, characterized by a laidback rhythm, echo a philosophy of living in the present and not letting the uncertainties of tomorrow overshadow the challenges of today. The opening lines […]

Talking ‘Universal Light’ with Highest Intention & more for 2024

Highest Intention is a vintage roots reggae band from California. Their sound is locally grounded, yet globally appealing, conveying a message of love and unity. The band consists of founding member and San Francisco native Ben Lowe (on vocals/guitars), Toho Saunders (on bass), and Tuviel Levi (and drums). Highest Intention combines unique and thoughtful songwriting with heavy one drop beats, deep intoxicating […]

Dub-321 talks “Guilty Murderer”, feat. Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!

Space Coast’s own solo artist Miles Galli (aka, Dub-321) has dropped a banger collaboration with Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!. The track is uplifting and grooving with provocative lyrics — it’s pure genius! I came across the song’s video and knew this would make for an interesting conversation. A former inmate and addict, Miles Galli has […]