From the Upcoming Full-Length, Lily Of Da Valley Jesse Royal released the first single, “Always Be Around,” from his upcoming debut full-length Friday, May 26. Huffington Post premiered the lyric video for it on Friday, August 4. This release marks the first collaboration with U.S.-based indie tastemaker label Easy Star Records, giving a taste from what is sure to be one of the biggest reggae albums of the year. “Always Be Around,” produced by the renowned Llamar “Riff Raff” Brown, is a modern-sounding, minor-key masterpiece that continues the musical legacy Royal has steadily built over the last few years.
SHARP & READY DUE OUT JUNE 30TH ON EASY STAR RECORDS Brooklyn-based artist/producer Double Tiger (aka Jay Spaker) is no stranger to critical acclaim. Known for his contributions with trendsetting reggae powerhouse John Brown’s Body, as well as his role as half of Tour De Force, and co-founder of Dub Stuy Records, Spaker is also recognized for his past collaborations with legendary artists such as Luciano, Johnny Osbourne, Sly & Robbie, Rankin Joe, Brother Culture, Omar Perry, Al Campbell. Lutan Fyah, Eek A Mouse, and Scientist. Spaker is now gearing up to release his debut solo album, a collection of productions from the [...]
First Single From Upcoming Full-Length Lily Of Da Valley, Due For Release In September In Partnership With Easy Star Records Jesse Royal releases the first single, “Always Be Around,” from his upcoming debut full-length this Friday, May 26. Two days earlier, the song will be premiered on Wednesday, May 24, via the Mass Appeal website. This release marks the first collaboration with U.S.-based indie tastemaker label Easy Star Records, giving a taste from what is sure to be one of the biggest reggae albums of the year. Keeping authentic reggae music alive is Jesse Royal's mission as he continues on the legacy of [...]
New Zealand Reggae-Soul Legends Kick Off North American Tour In June Long established as one of New Zealand’s finest acts, South Pacific reggae-soul legends The Black Seeds return in 2017 with their long awaited 6th studio album and first single “Better Days,” out May 19th. It will be released in North America in partnership with tastemaker indie label Easy Star Records, who has handled the entire catalog of The Black Seeds in this part of the world since 2010. While firmly based in the island grooves that inspired the birth of the band nearly two decades ago, The Black Seeds' sound casts a wide net, layering funk, soul, Afrobeat, and other eclectic elements over [...]
Pre orders begin March 31st with the release of the first two singles. Progressive reggae-rock pioneers Passafire will be releasing Longshot, their sixth full-length album - and third release on indie reggae powerhouse Easy Star Records - on May 12. The record will be available for pre order starting March 31st, which will include two advance songs, “Longshot” and “Blow.” The physical pre order for the release will include CDs, LPs, a limited edition signed poster print, and an exclusive new t-shirt. Longshot is a testimony to following dreams, inspired by people, places, and experiences Passafire has shared since forming as a band. [...]
Full-length follow up to The Big Smoke includes collaborations with Eva Lazarus, Lady Chann, Parly B, and Taiwan MC Gentleman’s Dub Club and Easy Star Records are proud to announce the launch of pre-orders for Dubtopia starting today. All orders will receive an instant download of the songs “Dancing In The Breeze” and “Fire In The Hole” featuring Parly B and Eva Lazarus. “Fire In The Hole” is sure to find a good home in the sound systems of fans around the globe following the attention-grabbing first video single “Dancing in the Breeze.” The physical pre-order in the UK will include signed CDs, [...]