Introducing ‘My Forte’: a full music documentary series

After a slate of film festival successes following the November 4th premiere of Love: Music, filmmaker Kaili Rose has announced the continuation of the project: a series of 12 short documentary films, addressing pivotal topics in the music industry, is slated to begin production this month in Toronto. Working with a diverse roster of artists […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Katchafire “Whaingaroa”

Island reggae heavyweights Katchafire returns with the world video premiere of their latest “Whaingaroa” — a dub-heavy ode to an old surf town. Ahhhh, New Zealand… how beautiful are thee! From the floral hills to the sandy beaches and that crystal blue water — the country truly is a marvel on earth! Welcome to Whaingaroa, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Bird Hum “World Keeps Spinning”

Leading Australian dub reggae band Black Bird Hum returns with a video for their latest “World Keeps Spinning” single! Set to release tonight via Color Red, “World Keeps Spinning” centers around the notion that our nine-to-fives can easily eat up our entire existence if we let them. Every morning, you wake up with a choice […]

Ritt Momney sits down with Top Shelf Music

Ritt Momney, aka Jack Rutter, has made quite a name for himself in the music industry over the course of the last few years! One minute, he was just a young kid posting music on his TikTok and the next, he is a seasoned touring vet with two albums under his belt. He may have […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Carter Brady “Starlight”

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Carter Brady is back with this exclusive world premiere of his new music video “Starlight”, an upbeat indie rock ode to musical accomplishment and recognition. Whether in career or otherwise, everyone strives for validation, right? As a musician, there is nothing better than basking in the limelight of one’s success. Based just […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Mystic Roots “Things To Say”

Cali reggae staple Mystic Roots returns with the world video premiere for one of their top fan-favorite songs, “Things To Say”! Debuting exclusively today on Top Shelf Music before it hits their YouTube channel, be one of the first to view a wonderful compilation of the band’s European voyage to entertain U.S. troops overseas. From […]

Solrise shares “Cold & Rugged” lyric video

Rootsy reggae Barcelona-based band Solrise returns with a lyric video for their “Cold & Rugged” single — an appropriately-titled song for wintertime!! And, it’s in English (for all you tuning in from the States). Released last year before their latest single “Sitting There”, “Cold & Rugged” centers around the sad hard feelings that come with […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Shahar Mintz “Red”

Singer-songwriter Shahar Mintz, Israeli born and current resident of New York, expresses a somber swan song to the city he has grown so accustomed to in this exclusive world video premiere of “Red”. After 23 years of living in Brooklyn, Mintz has decided it’s finally time to move back to Israel to be with his […]

The Buckleys reveal rockin’ “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus” video

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a cool Santa Claus! This year, Australian country rock siblings The Buckleys have created their own rockin’ twist to the holiday classic, “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus”, originally released by Mabel Scott in 1948 before ramping up in fame with Patti Page’s 1950 radio version. Sarah Buckley comments, “We are so […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Harlette “Gemini (Acoustic)”

Canadian rock artists Harlette pack an uncontainable blend of style and sound with their newest music video release, “Gemini (Acoustic)”, premiering exclusively today on Top Shelf Music. With a sultry film noir aesthetic, singer-songwriters Michelle and Martina give us a pared-down version of their mid-2021 release. Featuring just the two singers and a red piano, […]

Raised Fist Propaganda debuts Rockaz Collective with all-star video

Renowned videographer Jeff Pliskin, Founder and CEO of multimedia company Raised Fist Propaganda, has begun a new enterprise with two heavyweight reggae names — Gary Dread (of The Movement) and producer Rick Haze! The trio calls themselves Rockaz Collective, providing pristine film and audio needs for the east coast and beyond. Bursting forth with tenacity […]

TSM Artist #HotList: November 20th, 2021

Alexia Johnson for #TopShelfMusic here, with another TSM Artist #HotList! This week, we visit an island reggae artist originally from Guam (now based in Colorado), a Guyanese artist (famously known as “Lady LAW”) and two reggae rock groups from the San Francisco Bay Area. Thank you for tuning in! (Please set your video settings to […]

MoZaiq unveils “I Love” video

Desert reggae trailblazers Marc Diaz and Noel Morin Jr. (better known as MoZaiq) return with their cinematic debut! Their first music video to ever hit the digital world, “I Love” pays tribute to not only reggae music as a whole, but moreover where the two learned to love reggae music — in their hometown of […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: A Good Rogering “Face Value”

Fans of eclectic rock, rejoice! Austin’s favorite heavy rockers A Good Rogering return with “Face Value”, the debut video from their upcoming album, Systematic Paralysis. Premiering today exclusively on Top Shelf Music, the video features a long-overdue message, paired with a less-than-delicate dystopian aesthetic. The video was created by graphic artist and videographer Eric Alan […]