Slightly Stoopid at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Pepper Pepper Pepper Pepper w/ Kyle McDonald Pepper w/ Kyle McDonald Pepper Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure Stick Figure w/ TJ O’Neil Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid On June 24th, Slightly Stoopid’s School's Out For Summer Tour passed through beautiful sunny, Santa Barbara […]

KBong drops new track & video for “Easy To Love You”

If he’s not slaying the keyboards with Stick Figure, Hawaii’s KBong is livin’ it up creating his own music in whatever spare time he had. In his newly released single and music video for the new track “Easy To Love You,” KBong teams up with The Movement to up the ante. The new track is […]

Looking back on Levitate Music Festival 2018

The east coast has a different air about their music festivals than the west coast does. Both are valid experiences, both proffer the best of the best in arts and entertainment to the stage. However, festivals back east, like the annual Levitate Music and Arts Festival, have a certain sense of community that remains absent […]

4th Annual Beer X Festival

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Slightly Stoopid ‘Everyday Life, Everyday People’ album review

Reggae rock is what it is today from the direct influence of few bands – Sublime being the breadwinning bellwether. But, Sublime made its mark on music in many ways, a primary one being when frontman Bradley Nowell unknowingly left his legacy in the hands of two adolescent Ocean Beach boys after signing them to […]

Slightly Stoopid at Avila Beach

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4 additional reasons to attend Levitate

This July is looking Stoopid-ly sweet to attend one highly sought after summer festival. If anyone is a Boston native waiting for the chance to head back to Massachusetts, or a New England resident looking for an opportunity to drive along the coast to Marshfield for a weekend, Levitate Music and Arts Festival this July […]

Stick Figure releases “World On Fire” feat. Slightly Stoopid

In anticipation of another studio album, Stick Figure decided to drop “World On Fire” for the fans ahead of time: a track with a heavy walking bass, a playful key riff and, oh yeah, members of Slightly Stoopid. What a recipe for success. Speaking of success, the new single redefines the meaning of ‘wealth’ and […]

A look into Scott Woodruff’s ‘Free Flow Sessions’

Stick Figure's Scott Woodruff is a mighty, musical man with many talents. Lately, he has been busy creating what he calls 'Free Flow Sessions'. Scott explains, “Every couple of weeks, I'll be posting a video clip of a new dub beat created here at my studio, Great Stone Studios. Free Flow Sessions is a concept […]

Get ready for Closer to the Sun 2018

The moment all Stoopidheads have been waiting for since last December is finally here: Closer to the Sun 2018 has been announced and it's already set to be the sickest yet. Going down on the shorefront of Riviera Maya, Mexico, Closer to the Sun honors reggae rock in all its glory with four full days […]

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 […]

School’s Out For Summer Tour starts soon

Colossal reggae rock legends, Slightly Stoopid, is venturing out from their sunny SoCal homes to take on the nation all summer long in their impressive School’s Out For Summer Tour. Performing 43 shows in 28 states is quite a feat in itself, not to mention the monumental direct support attached to the bill – crowd-favorite […]

Boomshaka Festival 2018

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One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018: Day Two

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Experiencing the 1st Annual Boomshaka Festival

As numbing gusts of wind blew in every direction across the parking lot of San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center (formerly Sports Arena), Boomshaka Festival attendees quickly sought shelter inside on Monday February 19th, 2018. A festival on a Monday, you ask? Unorthodox, true, yet it did happen to be President’s Day – a day […]