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The Expanders Set to Release Old Time Something Come Back Again, Vol. 2 on September 29th, 2017

DEEP CUTS AND CLASSIC COVERS ABOUND IN VOL. 2 OF THE COVER SERIES The Expanders operate from a foundation rooted in deep appreciation for classic Jamaican music. Continually praised by fans and media alike for their true-to-the-genre tones and techniques, it is little wonder the band’s sound has captured listeners’ attentions, building up an impressive fan base and reaching #1 on the Billboard  Reggae Charts with their 2015 release, Hustling Culture. The band is now preparing to release the second installment in their [...]

August 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Jesse Royal Drops New Lyric Video For “Always Be Around”

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 [...]

August 8th, 2017|Tags: |

DOUBLE TIGER MELDS PROGRESSIVE ROOTS WITH SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE IN LATEST RELEASE SHARP & READY

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 [...]

June 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

JESSE ROYAL CARRIES ON THE REGGAE MOVEMENT WITH “ALWAYS BE AROUND”

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 [...]

May 25th, 2017|Tags: |

THE BLACK SEEDS DEBUT NEW SINGLE “BETTER DAYS”

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 [...]

May 19th, 2017|Tags: |