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**LIVE AND DIRECT** THE GREEN 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR IS A RUNAWAY TRAIN

It's hard to believe it's been ten years since The Green's debut self-titled album came out! To celebrate this special anniversary, the band is embarking on a landmark tour with special guest Kaʻikena Scanlan, playing The Green in its entirety every night along with other fan favorites from their extensive catalog, ten years in the making.  The Green's first album debuted at number three on the Billboard Reggae Charts in February of 2010 and maintained its place in the top ten for 25 straight [...]

January 23rd, 2020|Tags: |

NEW SINGLE BY THE GREEN IS OUT

Since their formation, The Green has been a vocal supporter of Hawaiian rights and a model of what it means to be a young, modern Hawaiian. Songs like “Never,” “That’s The Way,” and “Even Before,” among many others, have become rallying cries for Hawaiian youths. Their new single “My Hawaiʻi,” released December 20 , featuring guest appearances by Sean Na'auao, Kaumakaiwa, and Kumu Hina. The band and the label are going to be donating any proceeds from the song to The Hawaiʻi [...]

December 27th, 2019|Tags: |

NEW ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE EXPANDERS

The Expanders are back with a new single “Sweet and Slow” which features Kyle McDonald of Slightly Stoopid.  The name “Sweet and Slow” is a reference to the band’s own songwriting process. “We like to take our time and really examine all parts of a song,” says Expanders bassist and vocalist Chiquis Lozoya. Their meticulous approach to writing also plays a part in the band’s love for using live analog tape to record. The band prefers the organic, rich sounds of analog [...]

November 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

MORTIMER’S DEBUT EP FIGHT THE FIGHT IS OUT!

Mortimer's highly anticipated new EP Fight the Fight is finally here! The two singles “Careful” and “Lightning”  already made big waves in the reggae world ahead of the rising roots-reggae artist's debut EP made in collaboration with GRAMMY-nominated producer Winta James of Overstand Entertainment. The result of this meeting of musical forces is a six-track masterpiece featuring live musicianship, top-notch production, and emotive lyricism that combine to create a fresh sound, breathing new life into soulful roots reggae. The EP glides effortlessly from hard-hitting drum [...]

November 15th, 2019|Tags: |

MASS FROM BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH IS OUT NOW!

Bedouin Soundclash's fifth full-length album and first with Easy Star titled MASS is out today! MASS suggests a new creative peak for the band, bringing together their rich, eclectic influences ranging from jangling Big Band swing-pop, post-punk-soca, and New Orleans second-line to Brian Wilson, the Talking Heads, and dubbing afro-pop gospel. In the words of lead singer Jay Malinowski, "MASS is the result of "the coming together of many forces to create something greater." To craft their first album in nine years, [...]

October 4th, 2019|Tags: |