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, […]

LakeDub performs live at I & I Brewing with Last Fix

After a long year of no live music, I and I Brewery in Chino, CA had its first live post-COVID performance on March 27th and it did not disappoint. The well-attended event invited LakeDub to perform and to return music to the venue. This was LakeDub’s second show in their Blacked Out/ Wide Awake Tour, joined by their friends Last […]

Mellow Mood resurfaces with “Laser Sight”

Italian reggae masters Mellow Mood have returned with the perfect modern jam to ease you into warmer weather. “Laser Sight” — available across all streaming platforms now — fires off its message with strength from the very beginning. It is a song reminding us to always keep our focus forward and make sure to never […]

E.N Young breathes new life into Half Pint hit with “No Complaint”

Pretend you just got off work, because it’s time to get comfortable and light one up! Producer, singer-songwriter and roots reggae leader E.N Young is here to help you fill the room with ganja smoke with his latest single “No Complaint”. His roots-inspired, dubbed-up take on a classic Half Pint tune from the early 80s […]

Festivals return to AZ with ¡Viva Iriezona! 2021

It’s been a long, long year without music festivals. We’re all feeling so repressed. Sure, drive-in concerts have held (some of) us over through the global pandemic, yet nothing compares to the mass gathering of a music festival… being in a totally free environment with likeminded people, vibing simultaneously to epic one-of-a-kind performances for days […]

Innastate releases “Seeds” single & music video

Sante Fe native reggae band Innastate emerges out of the quarantine with an uplifting outlook in “Seeds”, their first single since the shutdown and accompanying music video. Shot in the Institute of American Indian Art’s Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MOCNA), Innastate brings imagery to thought-provoking lyrics, like finally facing “all this pain” put off […]

Signal Fire x The Ellameno Beat fight against “False Reality”

There is a lot of misinformation going on. There’s also a whole lot of escalating tension as the United States get led more and more astray by those at the top. Divided, we stand. One nation, under siege, without liberty or justice in sight. What can we do in such uncertain times? We pull the […]

Soltribe drops “More Than A Lifetime” music video & Remix EP

Roots reggae band with a twist Soltribe returns from their recent 20/20 album release with a cleverly diverse More Than A Lifetime (The Remixes) EP! As everyone can relate to a relationship turned toxic, what better way to wrap up Valentine’s Day than to listen to Soltribe’s “More Than A Lifetime” five different ways? The […]

Tribal Seeds live at The Grove Anaheim: Night One

On February 12th, California reggae roots band Tribal Seeds had the first of two drive-in shows at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The Friday show was added when the Saturday show sold out quicker than imagined! People truly miss their live shows. Doors opened at 5pm, which gave plenty of time for everyone to get […]

Turbulence transmits new single, “Celebration of Life”

Jamaican born reggae artist Turbulence is here to help prepare you for his forthcoming album with the new, uplifting single “Celebration of Life”. Aptly titled, the track is nothing but exactly what the name suggests — a full-on celebration of this thing we call life. Being born may be seen as a curse that none […]

Sealegs at the Beach resumes live shows with Babylon Rockers

On February 6th, Sealegs at the Beach held their live concert season opener with Babylon Rockers. It also happened to be Bob Marley’s birthday! It was nice to be outside and see some friends again, from a safe distance and hear some live music, especially after a full year of COVID-19. With it being Bob’s birthday, Babylon […]

Skanks Roots Project releases “Moonlight” party single, feat. Ikena Dupont

NorCal collides with SoCal in the collaborative group Skanks Roots Project — a musical endeavor set in motion way back in the early 2000s. Headed by lyrical frontman DJ Skanks, SRP has released a myriad of reggae rootsy albums and EPs since their inception, all of which reflect the revolving group’s signature spoken word-meets-hip hop […]

SOJA releases cathartic cover EP

International reggae superstars SOJA have returned with the release of their latest project: an EP recorded over the years, consisting of renditions of some of the band’s favorite songs and ones that have inspired them throughout the decades. Simply titled The Covers EP, the release covers legends like Bob Marley with “So Much Trouble In […]

Meet SoCal reggae artist & scene advocate Rude Creation

San Diego, California has always been a hot spot for roots reggae and reggae rock music. From Slightly Stoopid to Big Mountain to Tribal Seeds, the city continues to proffer acts who have changed the course the reggae genre’s collective history. Yet, there are countless artists and bands that reside within the middle of the […]

Eddie Skuller teams with Victor Rice in “Rock On” cover

Eddie Skuller is coming in hot this new year with the release of his reggae/dub cover of David Essex’s 1973 classic “Rock On”. The two-song set was released on January 1st and is now available on all streaming platforms. The track was produced by Latin GRAMMY Award-winning engineer, musician, producer and dub master Victor Rice; […]