WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ras Fraser Jr. “I Am Conscious”

Rastafarian roots reggae artist Ras Fraser Jr. resurfaces with even more messages of revolution through self-actualization in this world video premiere for “I Am Conscious”! The single, previously released via Rebel Sound Records, paves the way towards the artist’s upcoming full-length album of the same name to be released some time next year. “Without confidence, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Chris Bowen Vibes “Brand New”

Blues rock-infused reggae artist Chris Bowen Vibes feels “Brand New” in the new music video by Raised Fist Propaganda! Top Shelf Music has the privilege to premiere the official visualizer before it hits public channels, giving you a sneak peek of what Bowen brings to the table. Bluesy meets beachy in this anthem of the […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: FènixDion “Morals Might Bite”

Rockers out of the Twin Cities, FènixDion, shine with this world premiere of not only their devilish new single “Morals Might Bite”, but a video to boot! Blending elements of alt rock and funk together, the result is a wily, wailing anthem with attitude… reminiscent of Lenny Kravitz or Prince circa his Musicology days. The […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ha’angana “Wondering”

Rising island reggae artist Ha’angana combines illustrious illustrations with lyrics full of sorrow in the this world video premiere for “Wondering”! The single, out as of July 28th, builds towards what can only be a well-welcomed full-length album, due out September 30th via Rebel Sound Records. Sweet melodies and sorrowful themes combine in this island […]

Ice Nine Kills releases video for “The Shower Scene”

Horror fans, rejoice! Ice Nine Kills has released a new video for “The Shower Scene” to continue their Sliver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood anthology. Naturally, the music video (and song) is based on the Alfred Hitchcock film, Psycho. This movie is a classic, so I won’t go into what it is about; if you […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ghost.Wav “Coast to Coast”

Welcome to the world of Ghost.Wav — the new endeavor from Project 432 players Nick Wimer and Mark LeBlanc. Based out of Colorado, you know that Ghost.Wav holds true to the trancy, dubby reggae beats that state is starting to be known for. You know, the kind of synthy, trippy goodness, backed by a lot […]

The Elovaters talks with Top Shelf at Cali Roots 2022

Top Shelf Music journalist Allie Adams interviews The Elovaters at California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2022. The Elovaters formed in 2014 and have released two full-length albums and an award-winning EP. Defy Gravity was the group’s first big record in 2018 after signing to not-for-profit record label Rootfire Cooperative. Debuting at #1 on the […]

Bobby Hustle lives high life in “Fade Away” video, ft. Josh Heinrichs

Have you ever seen a music video and immediately felt envious of the people in it? That’s how the new music video for Bobby Hustle’s latest single “Fade Away” featuring Josh Heinrichs hit me when I saw it. It’s a weed smoker’s dream, basically! Spliffs getting lit up left and right, Josh taking rips off […]

A chat with Cydeways at California Roots 2022

Top Shelf Music journalist Allie Adams interviews Cydeways at California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2022. The band talks about upcoming projects, tour and are even surprised by Atmosphere‘s own “Slug”! You never know who’s gonna walk into the Cali Roots media room! From the band’s website: “Cydeways [is] an alternative band out of Santa […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Kirsty Rock “Light It Up”

Kirsty Rock, lauded member of the international reggae supergroup Easy Star All-Stars, brings her own soulful, earthy reggae sound to life in the official video release of “Light It Up”. The music video — filmed in a literal secret cave in the lush Green Mountains of Vermont — was a collaboration between co-producer and composer […]

Shedonist drops debaucherous new video for “Daddy”

Just in time for Father’s Day, Nashville-based grunge rockers Shedonist have debuted their latest music video for “Daddy”. The video is a wild and debaucherous romp through an audition process, as the band seeks out prospective new “Daddies”. It hits its visual climax as the band is surrounded, dollar bills begin to fly and everyone […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ras Rebel “Wake and Bake”

Who’s ready to hit the pool? California reggae artist Ras Rebel is starting the summer off with a “Wake and Bake” backyard party like Los Angeles has never seen. Rebel’s “Wake and Bake” has currently over 54,000 streams on Spotify, so naturally, he had to give the public a visualizer for his number-one song. And, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Weege “She’s Trying”

Colorado reggae sensation Weege returns with a tribute to women in this world video premiere of “She’s Trying”! Available today on Top Shelf Music before the video hits his personal YouTube, Weege salutes the finer species, knowing that women have much more of an uphill battle in this life. In a man’s world, all women […]

An interview with Amy Sheehan of California Roots

Join us as Top Shelf Music journalist Allie Adams interviews Amy Sheehan, Operations Manager for California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2022. Amy has been a pivotal part of the festival’s growth towards becoming the FIRST green-certified festival in California. In this interview, Allie focuses on the festival’s green initiatives and why that is so […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Doralee “Seu Sorriso (Your Smile)”

Los Angeles-based, island-infused singer-songwriter Doralee adds beautiful visuals to her soft, sweet “Seu Sorriso” single! Meaning ‘my smile’ in Portuguese, this track is all the bossa nova sugar you need to get your summer going. Bossa novo music and sprawling beach scenes? Yes, please. Doralee shines as she dances and sings, super innocently, around a […]