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Tom Searcy and NUG MAGAZINE present: Barrington Levy at The World Beat Center.

November 20th, 2012

PLEASE NOTE THAT AFTER THE INTERVIEW BELOW WAS FILMED, THE VENUE 4TH AND B CLOSED ITS DOORS AND BOWED OUT OF HOSTING THE EVENT. IT HAS SINCE BEEN MOVED TO THE WORLD BEAT CENTER IN BALBOA PARK (BIG UPS TO MAKEDA) We recently sat down with Tom Searcy, the editor of NUG Magazine to discuss […]

Socal Reggae Spotlight :
Jonny Tarr

October 18th, 2012

Many San Diego reggae fans will know Jonny Tarr as the the sax player in that fabulous horn section from Shoreline Rootz, however there is another side to Jonny that is emerging in the scene: Jonny’s solo act. And when I say solo, I mean just him, by himself. Jonny has mastered the loop pedal […]

Project: out of bounds – Video Release Party The Army – at Winston’s in O.B.

September 6th, 2012

The video for “The Army” has been a long time coming for POB. They started working on this video about 2-3 years ago. Let me rephrase that: WE started working on it about 2-3 years ago with them. To further explain, SoCal Reggae (Thomas Persichilli and Leucadia Bob) actually met right around the time that this video was […]

Ziggy Marley, Wild and Free at the Race Track

September 4th, 2012

Ziggy Marley’s annual visit to Del Mar was an unforgettable event. Del Mar’s summer concert series this year booked huge names like Steel Pulse, Jimmy Cliff, Ozomatli, and the Offspring. Of course, they saved the best for last: Ziggy Marley. Ziggy’s shows are always a guaranteed success at the track, bringing thousands of San Diegan’s together […]

Socal Reggae Spotlight: Piracy Conspiracy

August 30th, 2012

Piracy Conspiracy came to be in 2009/2010, down in Chula Vista, when Mel C teamed up with Scooter Maier to produce the album Lost at Sea. Shortly after that, they decided to form the band, and found them in the South Bay Wailers with Mikey on Bass, Jeremy on Guitar, and Sammy Dread on the Drums. […]

Product: A Hawaiian Import – This Saturday in Carlsbad

July 30th, 2012

While Products’ roots are in Hawaii, they are making a name for themselves right here in Southern California. The foundation of the band was laid down back in 2005 by singer/songwriter Chase Cavitt, who wrote many of the songs that the band still plays today. Later on in college he met drummer Steve Barger and […]

Project: Out of Bounds – a Socal Reggae Spotlight

July 11th, 2012

Project Out of Bounds is a progressive reggae-fusion band that has been taking California venues by surprise for the last five years. In a musical age where success is manifested through kissing ass and blasting social media sites, P.O.B. is the band that lets their art speak for itself. Their music is creative, edgy, and […]