Reggae

sammy johnson

Sammy Johnson Releases New EP “Moonlight Lovers”

Somewhere between the charisma of Frank Sinatra, the empathetic tone of Bob Marley and the smooth and sultry vocal runs of Lauryn Hill, lives the warm and kind voice of Sammy Johnson. The Australian native, New Zealand-bred soulful reggae star has just announced the release of his new EP Moonlight Lovers, ...
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Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse Drops New Track “Stop You Coming And Come”

Steel Pulse has released a brand new track titled "Stop You Coming And Come". This is the first new track from Steel Pulse since their 2004 album "African Holocaust", and "Stop You Coming And Come" is the first single from their forthcoming album "Mass Manipulation", set for an early 2019 ...
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California Roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals Second Artist Announcement

Monterey, CA (December 4, 2018) – The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup are scene favorites Rebelution, Dirty Heads, Pepper, Collie Buddz, The Green, and Alborosie. Making their debuts at the event are Ben Harper & ...
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iakopo

Iakopo drops #NewMusic “In The Back”

A true citizen of the world, Iakopo's feel ties his vast influences together to create a hypnotic reggae sound. His upcoming single release "In the Back" gives listeners a dubby and sweet vibe to move to. The track starts out by painting a picture of Iakopo shopping and asking about different ...
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mozaiq

Mozaiq Releases “Rootsy Roots Featuring E.N Young and Inna Vision

Roots Musician Records is proud to announce the release of Mozaiq's brand new single "Rootsy Roots", available now everywhere music is streamed and downloaded! Mozaiq is the premier Reggae band to come out of Coachella Valley, CA.  This brand-new single is the debut release from Mozaiq and features Hawaiian Reggae artist ...
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california roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals First Artist Announcement

The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019.  The top tier national festival is the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. Reggae and roots music movement and culture, bringing the scene together over Memorial ...
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gentleman's dub club

Gentelman’s Dub Club Release New Single “Stardust” and Prep For New Album

After this past summer’s acclaimed project with The Nextmen, Gentleman’s Dub Club return with the hotly anticipated album, Lost In Space. True connoisseurs of blending influences from genres such as dub, reggae, ska, bass culture, jazz, and everything in between, the band has adopted a futuristic tone as they continue their mission to discover ...
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Nomad

NomaD Releases Debut Album ‘Grown Tingz’

(Los Angeles) – Stress, fear, anger, self-doubt, and insecurity are all challenges we face as we become adults. Award winning producer, composer, arranger and artist NomaD (aka Damon Elliott), has faced them all and in late 2016 had a heart attack. NomaD was born as an act of rebirth after ...
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Common Kings Embark On Fall Tour

The GRAMMY nominated band Common Kings are set to embark on their Fall 2018 tour with Iration. They are hot on the heels of their critically-acclaimed EP One Day on Mensch House Records  that includes features from Stephen Marley, ¡Mayday! and Kat Dahlia. The tour sees the band hitting the East Coast to Midwest and then heads South to ...
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Gonzo and Inna Vision Release Collaborative “Curricular Style”

Roots Musician Records is proud to announce the release of Gonzo and Inna Vision's brand-new collaboration album entitled "Curricular Style". Gonzo and Inna Vision pulled out all the cards for this album bringing along close friend Rick Haze to produce the album, while E.N Young the Roots Musician General came ...
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Collective Thought

Collective Thought Release Debut Album “RISE”

Vibrant reggae, hip-hop and soul fusion band Collective Thought has a sound of it's own kind. A lyrical expression from the heart, honesty inspired by the current times we live in, and the spirit of the timeless perseverance of great musicians and free thinkers that came before them. From all different walks of ...
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california roots

California Roots Music and Arts Festival Launches The “Forever Redwoods Contest”

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce their “Forever Redwoods Contest” launching today, August 15, 2018. The contest will run forone-month and the grand prize winners will receive two (2) Redwood Passes for life! The Redwood Passes are Cali Roots unique take on a VIP experience ...
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sun-dried vibes

Sun-Dried Vibes Releasing #NewAlbum ‘Stay Hopeful’ on August 24

Space Duck Records has launched pre-orders for 'Stay Hopeful' the new LP from South Carolina reggae/rock outfit Sun-Dried Vibes. All pre-orders come with 5 instant gratification tracks off the record which officially drops August 24, 2018 Pre-order the album and stream tracks here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stay-hopeful/1415052716?ls=1&app=itunes https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FP8JQM2 "Stay Hopeful" features some of the ...
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common kings

Common Kings Release Highly Anticipated EP “One Day”

A few weeks ago Common Kings released their single "One Day", and this past Friday Common Kings released their highly anticipated EP by the same name "One Day" through Mensch House Records. The new EP includes features from superstars Stephen Marley, ¡Mayday!, Matisyahu and Kat Dahlia. Common Kings’ style and ...
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collective thought

Collective Thought Releases First Single “Rise” Off Upcoming Album #NewMusic

Collective Thought a six piece band coming from Austin,TX have just released a new single "Rise" off their upcoming debut studio album by the same name Rise, which will be released on September 7th, 2018! Vibrant reggae, hip-hop and soul fusion band Collective Thought has a sound of it's own kind, a lyrical expression ...
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Liz Beebe

Liz Beebe releases #NewAlbum “Hush Now, Lullabies for Sleepy People”

Liz Beebe is best known as the female powerhouse of the critically acclaimed band Dustbowl Revival. With an international touring schedule that spans over continents, and months on the road, Beebe found herself becoming an aunt in the midst of the madness. A desire to be present and contribute to ...
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Bo Napoleon

Bo Napoleon Releases #NewSingle “Poolside”

Dreamy singer/songwriter Bo Napoleon has devoted more than half of his life to the love, creation and appreciation of music. Born in 1987 in Carson, CA, his strong family roots in the Hawaiian Islands had him picking up a ukulele and playing music at the early age of 9 years old.  In the fall ...
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common kings

Common Kings Release #NewSingle “One Day” + New Fall Tour

Common Kings is back with a new single “One Day” out now on Mensch House Records. The band is hot on the heels of their hit single “Champion” featuring Kat Dahlia and continues to tour both nationally and internationally. Catch them at a city near you with Rebelution, Stephen Marley, ...
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zion i x vinroc

Zion I x Vinroc drops The Endless Summa Mixtape #FreeDownload

Zion I a regular on our site and Bay Area native DJ Vinroc have joined forces to bring everyone "The Endless Summa Mixtape". I have to admit that we here at Sessontapes.com do our best to bring everyone most recent music out at the moment, but I am unsure how we missed ...
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tribal theory

Tribal Theory release some “Morning Love” #NewMusic

Tribal Theory released a new single “Morning Love” this passed Friday via the band‘s independant distribution. Produced by Jesse Barrera, in the band’s hometown of San Diego, CA. “Morning Love”, is as delightful as fresh squeezed juice. The sensual harmonies perfectly balance the sweet and cheeky lyrics. While the instrumental melodies transport listeners to a feeling of cuddling in ...
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matisyahu

Matisyahu Releases ” Come From Afar” featuring Mavado #NewSingle

Matisyahu has recently released his latest new single "Coming From Afar", which features Mavado. "Come From Afar" is a raw energy, vibey reggae dub rhythms and a sick bass line bumping through the sound system like a snake lurking in the grass underneath listeners feet, eventually moving them to the ...
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For Peace Band Releasing Their Sophomore Album “Always Love” July 27th

For Peace Band is proud to announce Always Love, their sophomore album due out on July 27, 2018 on the Rootfire Cooperative imprint. Formed in 2012 and hailing from the mighty island of Guam, For Peace Band is Ronald "RJ" Pereira (Guitar/Vocals), Freddy Bordallo (Drums/Vocals), Jacob Iosa(Keys/Vocals), and Danton Cruz ...
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jus goodie

Jus Goodie just dropped a brand #newsingle ” Lover’s Holiday”

Jus Goodie a Rebel Sound Records artist and Imperial Sound member recently brand new song, "Lover's Holiday," featuring Ras Pro. What's a better way to kick off the summer than a vacation with your significant other? Playing a song which perfectly matches that moment. Jus Goodie's new track contains a ...
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dirty heads

Dirty Heads Release #NewSingle “Visions”

Dirty Heads are kicking off the Summer with a breezy new single called “Visions.” The track is the product of a collaboration between hip-hop producer Blueprint and Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson and Dustin Bushnell. Originally intended for the bands latest album Swim Team, “Visions” caught the attention of Maroon 5 ...
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beebs

Beebs drops new track with Kaleo Wassman of Pepper titled “Life Is Too Short” #NewSingle

Beebs new single was release on Friday 5/25 during day 1 of California Roots Music and Artist Festival. Her new single is titled “Life Is Too Short” and it features Kaleo Wassman of Pepper. It was a big weekend for her as she was  the festival livestream host which took place at the ...
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yaadcore

Yaadcore releases “No Fenke Fenke” featuring Kabaka Pyramid & Shanique Marie

“No Fenke Fenke” is the first original production from noted Jamaican selector Yaadcore, and the second release on Delicious Vinyl Island, the new Caribbean music label from L.A.’s legendary Delicious Vinyl. A joint release with Yaadcore’s own 12 Yaad Records, The tune features Ghetto Youths recording artist Kabaka Pyramid and Shanique ...
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california roots

California Roots, Weedmaps & Livelist Partner to Live Stream Again

California Roots, the premier reggae and roots music festival, have teamed up again with LiveList, the #1 source for live streaming concerts worldwide, and Weedmaps, the top cannabis dispensary finder and lifestyle brand to power the 2018 California Roots Music & Arts Festival live from Monterey, CA on May 25-27, 2018. The global ...
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protoje

Protoje Announces #NewAlbum “A Matter Of Time” + Releases #NewSingle

A Matter Of Time is Protoje's fourth full-length album. The ten track LP, produced by Winta James, marks the second consecutive album collaboration between the two following the genre-bending Ancient Future, which signaled in 2015 the advent of a fresh reinvention within the reggae space. On this latest project, the duo continue ...
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dirty heads

Dirty Heads Celebrate The Success of The Largest Volunteer Beach Cleanup Event in Hometown of Huntington Beach

Southern California’s favorite reggae/hip-hop band Dirty Heads are wrapping up Earth Month and celebrating the success of the largest volunteer beach cleanup event in their hometown of Huntington Beach, CA, which took place on Earth Day, April 22. The band joined forces with Orange County Coastkeeper to host the event, ...
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California Roots Vol. 2 Vinyl Is Here

The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 25-27, 2018. To celebrate, California Roots is bringing back a second volume of their popular vinyl release series begun in 2017. The limited edition vinyl album has a ...
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Sessiontapes.com Presents Pacific Grown: Interview and Performance

Its been a good while since we releases a new video here on Sessiontaps.com, but today that has changed as we had the pleasure to film our latest video feature with Salinas, CA's, own Pacific Grown. Everything began on March 17th when PG had their debut EP release party for ...
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Damian “Jr Gong” Marley releases Medication Remix featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa and Stephan Marley

Grammy Award-winning artist Damian “Jr Gong” Marley  released the remix  for his single “Medication” featuring Stephen Marley, Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign off his fourth studio album, Stony Hill. The remix was released this passed Friday on the international stoner holiday 4/20 for each and everyone of is to inhale and intake ...
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California Roots Is A Month Away featuring Slightly Stooped, Iration, Rebelution, Steel Pulse, E40, Ozomatli, 311 and so many more

The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair & Event Center from May 25-27 2018. The top tier national festival has become the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. reggae and positive roots movement, bringing in over 40,000 fans to ...
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Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness to release the physical copies of “EMAKHOSINI” in the U.S.

“BCUC will come correct with their energetic, unique and magic formula; the voices of their ancestors, mixed with funk, punk-rock vibrations, hip-hop, Fela-inflections and much more in between.” Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio 6 Music/Worldwide FM A stone’s throw from the church where Desmond Tutu organised the escape of the most wanted ...
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Mellow Mood is Set to Release their #NewAlbum “Large” April 6th

Italian reggae band Mellow Mood first started while Jacopo, Lorenzo and Giulio were in high school in their home town of Pordenone (North-East Italy). Over the years, the band has had many versions, but the trio always remained. They are set to release their fifth album Large on April 6 ...
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Tomorrows Bad Sees unleash “Frequency” #NewSingle

Tomorrows Bad Sees unleash their new single “Frequency”. The track is the first single from their highly-anticipated full length album Illuminate, due out in the Spring of 2018. The four piece band hails from the South Bay of Los Angeles and consists of Moises Juarez (lead-vocals), Matthew McEwan (vocals/guitar), Patrick ...
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Tanga Set to Release #NewAlbum REENCARNACION, March 7th

Vancouver based Tanga is a  world fusion mob, mixing up Caribbean party beats with Colombian electrocumbia and Guatemalan dancehall. They are set to release their third album Reencarnacion on March 7th via TrebleFive Records. Reencarnacion is the follow up to the band’s last album Havanaelectro, which was recorded in Havana, Cuba. The critically acclaimed Havanaelectro was nominated for ...
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Of Good Nature drop #NewSingle “Take Me Anywhere”

North Carolina-based rockers Of Good Nature have returned from their studio time at White Star Sound with legendary producer Danny Kalb (Beck, Ben Harper, Foster the People, The Movement) with a handful of polished singles. The first of which, “Take Me Anywhere,” was just released this passed Friday. The east coast reggae scene has been responsible ...
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Local Uprising brings you the remake of “Coconut Girl” to your speakers #NewMusic

Local Uprising recently released their latest single “Coconut Girl”. The song is a remake of the original "Coconut Girl" made by Hawaiian Reggae legend, Brother Noland. They grew up listening to the song and wanted to pay homage to one of the original bands who helped spark the 'Hawaiian Reggae Movement' ...
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MATISYAHU Announces Spring 2018 Forest Of Faith Tour

The GRAMMY-nominated, King without a Crown Matisyahu has announced his 2018 Forest of Faith Tour. While he wraps up the Broken Crowns Tour with Common Kings, Matisyahu continues to keep his eyes firmly on the horizon as he tours in support of his critically-acclaimed sixth studio album Undercurrent.  Matisyahu has created his own space ...
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Street Pharmacy release New Single “Roaming Souls” #NewMusic

Street Pharmacy, the Welland, Ontario-based reggae-rock band has been working hard putting the finishing touches on their follow-up to 2015’s Pharmanomics, and last week they released a brand new singe titled "Roaming Souls". “Roaming Souls” will be the first single off the band’s forthcoming album, which will be released later this year ...
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Bang Data aims for February to release “LOCO” #NewAlbum

Bang Data (San Francisco, CA), is a band all the cool kids are well aware of. Singer/rapper/songwriter Deuce Eclipse and producer/multi-instrumentalist  Juan Manuel Caipo, who first started as a production team, have been making music together since 2008, taking the Latinx, musical movement to the next level. As NPR Alt-Latino said ...
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Tatanka

Tatanka released #NewSingle “Love Is Medicine

Tatanka the Reggae/Dub band from Roots Musicians Records recently released their new single titled "Love Is Medicine" and it's mixed and mastered by E.N Young. "Love Is Medicine" features a roots heavy baseline with mixed with a modern electric sound. So check out the latest single "Love Is Medicine" from the ...
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California Roots

California Roots 2018 Second Round Artist Line-Up Announcements

Monterey, CA (November 16, 2017) – The 9th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup is the Grammy nominees Rebelution, Hawaiian reggae ambassadors The Green, singer/songwriter Trevor Hall, Cali Roots favorite Fortunate Youth, island soulstress Anuhea, and alternative ...
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Free Radicals #NewAlbum ‘Outside The Comfort Zone’ Is Out Now!

In 1998, Free Radicals’ first CD “The Rising Tide Sinks All” warned against the next Iraq War four years before it started. A decade later, Pakistan’s leading English newspaper, Dawn, called the CD “a premonition waiting to become true.” In 2012, Free Radicals’ fourth CD “The Freedom Fence” warned against ...
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tropidelic

Tropidelic release #NewAlbum Heavy Is The Head

Tropidelic may be far from any tropical islands but that doesn’t stop them from dishing out an interesting mix of reggae, hip – hop and high energy funk for audiences across the country. The six-piece band has signed with Pepper's LAW Records for their forthcoming 2017 release, “Heavy is The ...
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Matisyahu common kings

Matisyahu and Common Kings Release Collaborative Single, “Broken Crowns” #NewMusic

To celebrate the start of the Broken Crowns Tour, GRAMMY-nominated reggae superstar Matisyahu and beloved tourmates Common Kings have released a collaborative single, aptly titled “Broken Crowns” which hit #1 on the ITunes Reggae charts upon its release. The single is a modern reggae anthem whose relaxed atmosphere and deep ...
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long beach dub allstars

Long Beach Dub Allstars release 2 new songs “Holding Out” and “Steady Customer” #NewMusic

Legendary Long Beach reggae outfit Long Beach Dub Allstars have reunited and released their first taste of new music in almost 2 decades, with two new tracks "Holding Out" and “Steady Customer” . This is the first of new music from Long Beach Dub Allstars since the release of 2001's "Wonders ...
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The Ries Brothers gearing up to release “The View From The Outside”

The lively young duo known as The Ries Brothers are gearing up to self-release their first full-length offering, The View From The Outside, due out November 10th, 2017. This youthful and dynamic literal band of brothers are geared up to make a major splash upon release, already making an impression on and opening ...
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Protoje Shares New Single “Truths & Rights” Featuring Mortimer #NewMusic

From time to time, we all have to reevaluate and reaffirm what our motivations are. With Truths & Rights, the latest release from Protoje, and featuring Mortimer, the artists express their commitment to the activism that has always been at the core of reggae music. "I want to make the kind of music ...
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common kings

Common Kings featuring Don Corleon in #NewSingle “Cali Girl”

Common Kings have released a brand new single called 'Cali Girl". “Cali Girl” features the soothing influence of Don Corleon, the legendary producer known for his works with heavyweights Rihanna, Shaggy, Sean Paul, and Bounty Killa. The single comes on the heels of their recent tour announcement, a three-month run with ...
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the green

The Green release second single “Marching Orders” featuring Busy Signal #NewMusic

The Green release their second single "Marching Order" off their upcoming album of the same name early last week. "Marching Orders" features dancehall sensation Busy Signal. The Green's album will drop on October 20th through longtime label partner Easy Star Records. Here is wha lead singer Caleb had to say, “Marching ...
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Matisyahu and Common Kings bring you the “Broken Crowns Tour”

Few artists have left a lasting impression on live audiences like GRAMMY-nominated superstar Matisyahu and Common Kings. While Matisyahu’s breakthrough Live at Stubb’s series exhibits electric beatboxing and heady improvised dub jams, Common Kings have continually dropped jaws to the floor with a live show that has earned them opening ...
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Victor Rice releases #NewSingle “Lou” and #NewAlbum coming November 3rd

Victor Rice, the Latin Grammy award winning engineer, musician, producer, and long-time Easy Star Records collaborator, has confirmed details on his upcoming album Smoke, due out November 3rd on Easy Star Records. This marks his third studio album and the first full release of his own compositions in over a ...
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Thunder Body

Thunder Body getting ready to release Solstice through Rootfire Cooperative

Thunder Body, spearheaded by partner duo and former Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad members Matt O’Brian (drums, vocals) and Rachel Orke (keys), are gearing up to release their new album Solstice through the unique non-profit Rootfire Cooperative on October 13, 2017. Solstice will be the Rochester-based band’s third full-length offering ...
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the black seeds

The Black Seeds Release #NewAlbum “Fabric” Today

The Black Seeds release their long anticipated sixth studio album Fabric as they come close to 20 years together as a band! Available today on all streaming services and in all good record stores near you, the new album comes ahead of their extensive NZ & AU Fabric tour. This ...
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the green

The Green gearing up to release new album “Marching Orders” & release first single “I Will” #NewMusic

Reggae fans have reason to get excited. It’s been four years since The Greenreleased Hawai’i ’13, which further cemented the band’s reputation as one of the best in the genre and won the group an unprecedented three Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards in its home state of Hawaii. The Green now ...
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New Kingston release A Kingston Story: Come From Far #NewAlbum

Assimilated into music at an early age thanks tofather and bassist Courtney Panton Sr, New York-based trio of brothers New Kingston have emerged as one of the most exciting and innovative bands in the reggae scene. Their prolific nature, both on the road and in studio, is once more on ...
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Jesse Royal

Jesse Royal releases Generations featuring Jo Mersa Marley #NewMusic

Jesse Royal released today his new single “Generation” and Jesse called upon an assistant from a 3rd generation Marley in Jo Mersa Marley. "Generations" is off Jesse's his upcoming debut album "Lily of Da Valley". With "Lily of Da Valley" set to release on  October 6, 2017 through the indie powerhouse label Easy ...
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iration

Iration release new single “Borderlines” #NewMusic

Iration an alternative/reggae band coming out of Santa Barbra, CA. just releases a brand new track titled "Borderlines" . "Borderlines" is a powerful song with powerful lyrics that tries to help us cope and reminded us that we can be better people, especially with all that has been happening in ...
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The Expanders

The Expanders set to release “Old Time Something Come Back Again, Vol. 2” on September 29th

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 ...
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ozomatli

Ozomatli “Come And Get Your Love” & “Solamente Una Ver” #MusicVideo

Ozomatli, the Los Angeles based band that has been in the scene since 1995 with the first release in 1997. Earlier this week they released two brand new music video from their latest album "Nonstop: Mexico → Jamaica"  a cover album which pays tribute to the classic and contemporary Mexican hits that ...
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the simpkin project

The Simpkin Project Release “Beam Of Light Mixtape” Ahead Of Forthcoming Album

The Simpkin Project will be releasing their forthcoming album "Beam Of Light" on September 29th on VP Records’ Dub Rockers imprint, and with the date getting closer and closer, the band has decided to drop a brand new mixtape titled "Beam Of Light Mixtape" in celebration of their forthcoming album. "Beam ...
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sublime

Sublime Documentary In The Works With Two-Time Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Bill Guttentag

Southern California's reggae-punk pioneers Sublime have tapped two-time Academy Award-winning director Bill Guttentag (You Don't Have to Die, Twin Towers) to write and direct a full-length documentary on the iconic band. The band's incredible story will be told in a dynamic way, weaving multiple story strands together from their humble beginnings ...
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collie buddz

Collie Buddz Announces ‘Good Life’ West Coast Tour Presented by Humboldt’s Finest!

Collie Buddz is proud to announce his west coast dates in support of his Billboard chart topping album Good Life (Harper Digital), presented by Humboldt’s Finest. The ten plus tour dates will feature support from Jamaican reggae rising star Jesse Royal. Royal will be showcasing songs from his debut album ...
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Christos DC

Christos DC Releases #NewAlbum ‘Tessera’

Christos DC (aka Chris Vrenios) releases his forthcoming album Tessera everywhere today. The Greek-American artist, producer, and touring multi-instrumental musician based in Washington, DC. His multicultural sensibility and heart for roots music have been influential in shaping the reggae scene locally and around the world. His own recordings, paired with ...
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the simpkin project

The Simpkin Project Will Be Releasing Their #NewAlbum ‘Beam Of Light’ on September 22nd

Simpkin Project are proud to announce the release date for their upcoming album Beam of Light. The six-piece band will release their fourth studio album on September 22, 2017 on VP Records’ Dub Rockers imprint. Pre-orders launch on August 11th. The Simpkin Project plays amulti-faceted blend of reggae, blues, rock, ...
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stick figure

Stick Figure – In This Love #MusicVideo

Stick Figure released a music video for “In this Love” off of their latest album Set in Stone, in support of their New Year’s Eve show announcement. “In This Love,” comes from the musical imagination of Scott Woodruff and creates a vibrant sonic soundscape and the music video reflects just ...
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christos dc

Christos DC – Pressure #NewMusic

Christos DC a Greek-American artist, producer, and touring multi-instrumental musician based in Washington, DC recently released his latest single "Pressure" from his upcoming album "Tessera" which is the number four in greek will be release on July 28th through Honest Music. Christos said of the track, ““Pressure” is one of my favorite ...
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New Kingston

New Kingston – Come From Far #NewMusic

New Kingston the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, have released their new single "Come From Far" off their fourth studio album "A Kingston Story: Come From Far" which will be out on August 25th. "Come From Far" is a Reggae song that is reminiscent of the time. Soulful guitar, infectious drum ...
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The Ellameno Beat

The Ellameno Beat – One Of Us #NewMusic

The Ellameno Beat a regggae/rock band coming out of Jacksonville Florida just dropped their latest single "One Of Us" from their forthcoming album titled "Surface" which will be out on August 11th. The track possesses lyrics full of personal meaning to lead singer Reggie Froom, who describes the track as ...
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the movement

The Movement release “Siren” feat. Stick Figure #NewMusic

The Movement is no stranger to the Sessiontapes.com pages just released their latest single "Siren" which features Stick Figure. Their new single “Siren” is a call to everyone with the message that we can overcome greed and oppression with positive music, and a conscious, moral, and responsible uprising. "Siren" is the ...
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double tiger

Double Tiger debut album “Sharp & Ready” Out Now #NewAlbum

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 ...
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the holdup

The Holdup – Solid #NewMusic

The Holdup , San Jose, CA recently released their latest single "Solid" which will be on their coming album.  "Solid" is not your typical reggae song you would hear as The Holdup gave "Solid" a RnB twist that takes you back to the 90's, and early 2000's in a sense giving homage ...
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j boog

J Boog Launches New #MusicVideo & Embarks On Summer Tour 2017!

J Boog has just premiered his latest music video “Good Cry” featuring Chaka Demus. A true work of art from his most recent album entitled Wash House Ting released in November, 2016. Filmed in Kingston, Jamaica's Majesty Gardens, J Boog and his film crew were able to set up camp ...
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Damian marley

Damian”Jr. Gong” Marley feat. Stephen Marley – Medication #MusicVideo

Damian"Jr. Gong" Marley just released the music video for his lead single "Medication" which also features his older brother Stephen "Regga" Marley. The track comes off of Damian's upcoming album, Stony Hill, which will release on July 21st via Republic Records. The video showcases the night and day of what this ...
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double tiger

Double Tiger releases first single Rocking Times #NewMusic

Double Tiger better know as Jay Spaker of the band John Brown's Body, as well as his role as half of Tour De Force, and co-founder of Dub Stuy Records just released the first singe "Rocking Times" off of his solo debut "Sharp & Ready" over the weekend. Sharp & Ready will be ...
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Cody ChesnuTT

Cody ChesnuTT “My Live Devine Degree” out Today #NewAlbum

Cody ChesnuTT's new album - My Love Divine Degree is out today on Handwritten Records. Cody will also be in Los Angeles on Monday, June 19th for his album release party and August 5th in Houston. NPR Music says, “…he's back with his deepest resolution yet. My Love Divine Degree ...
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Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage latest album “Avrakedabra” Out Now

Hot on the heels of their Avrakedabra European World Tour, “The Royal Family of Reggae” have just dropped their new studio album Avrakedabra. The album is already in the top 3 iTunes Reggae chart in over eight countries on release day! The album, which is their best work to date, ...
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the steppes

The Steppas – Life featuring New Kingston #NewMusic

The Steppas just released their brand new single titled "Life" and it features the four piece Brooklyn bound reggae family New Kingston. "Life" is an amazing example of what The Steppas are capable of doing, and having a feature from the Brooklyn family only makes this track even better. I believe the ...
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collie buddy

Collie Buddz latest album “Good Life” out today

Collie Buddz, international reggae star releases Good Life, his first full-length LP in 10 years. Good Life,  available exclusively on Apple Music + iTunes, hits all other digital platforms on May 26th. The highly-anticipated release from the Bermuda native showcases his vocal range and signature melodies over a wide array ...
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jah sun

Jah Sun releases “Between The Lines” #NewAlbum

In the early 2000’s, Jah Sun, was a young man without a plan. He had found some early local success in hip-hop music, but was no longer walking a clear path. A spiritual awakening, in the form of discovering Bob Marley, rocked Jah’s world.  The once “misguided youth” began learning ...
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Lila Iké

Lila Iké – Biggest Fan #NewMusic

Lila Iké is a singer hailing from Manchester, Jamaica and the newest signee to notable reggae artist Protoje’s label, In.Digg.Nation Collective. For her first official single “Biggest Fan,” Lila Iké explains how her mother initially tried to keep her away from pursuing a music career but soon became her biggest fan after ...
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Unified Highway

Unified Highway feat. Million Stylez – The Session #NewMusic

Unified Highway (AMP Live and Eric Rachmany) are back with the release of their latest track a few "The Session", and it features Swedish dancehall artist Million Stylez. Is "The Session" is a chill back, relax and smoke type of song, because thats how it made me feel after listening to "The Session ...
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Mystic Roots Band

Mystic Roots Band Is Set To Release New Album “Change” on May 5th!

Mystic Roots Band (Chico, CA) - When your music is so diverse that suitable comparisons include No Doubt, Sublime, Black Eyed Peas, and even Rihanna (via singer Katherine Ramirez) you know you have a lot of eyes and ears wondering what you’re going to do next. For Mystic Roots Band, ...
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9 mile roots

9 Mile Roots gearing up to release “ReEvolve” + Drifting #MusicVideo

9 Mile Roots' new album, ReEvolve, which is set for release on Friday, May 19 2017. All pre-orders will immediately receive a download of "Drifing", the lead single from the album. In addition to the start album pre-orders, 9 Mile Roots are giving another taste of their new material via ...
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Gentleman's Dub Club

Gentleman’s Dub Club – Fire In The Hole Ft Parly B & Eva Lazarus #MusicVideo

Gentleman's Dub Club release their first official music video from 'Dubtopia' is out now! The video for "Fire in the Hole" is an energetic showcase of post-production effects keeps the intensity running hot. The hit single keeps the fire going with lyrical tradeoffs between frontman Jonathan Scratchley, Parly B, and Eva ...
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Damian marley

Damian Marley Ft. Stephen Marley – Medication #NewMusic

Damian Marley the Grammy Award-winning artist has debut his new single "Medication", which is off Jr Gong's upcoming album Stony Hill, set to release July 21.  This song wouldn't be complete without a pause for the herbal cause, which comes in the form of the new single. Plus "Medication" features older brother Stephen "Ragga" Marley. This is ...
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passafire

Passafire gearing up to release #NewAlbum “Longshot”

PASSAFIRE TO RELEASE SIXTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM LONGSHOT MAY 12th, 2017 ON EASY STAR RECORDS 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 ...
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collie buddz

Collie Buddz – Good Life #NewMusic

Collie Buddz just released a brand new song "Good Life" off his upcoming album of the same name. "Good Life" is produced by Collie Buddz long time friend Supa Dups, and hje will have a big hand on the production of the Mr. Buddz' latest album "Good Life". Below is what ...
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Three Legged Fox release #NewAlbum “Watch The World” March 31st

Three Legged Fox Philly-based indie/alt-reggae rockers, released Watch the World, available digitally on March 31st, 2017. After years in the shadows, Three Legged Fox returns to the national spotlight well rested and rejuvenated with a brighter, happier sound. The release will celebrate the ten-year milestone of the band’s career, a major accomplishment in ...
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thrive

Thrive – Not Enemies #NewMusic

Thrive a Reggae-Rock band from Santa Cruz, CA, that has been making music and performing for for almost 10 years just released a brand new single titled "Not Enemies" I have to admit that "Not Enemies" is one of my favorite tracks at the moment. With its  smooth introduction, that begins with some melodic keys ...
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expendables

The Expendables release #NewMusic featuring Eric Rachmany & Hirie

The Expendables , Santa Cruz California,  are gearing up to release their latest EP titled "Moment" and in the last couple of months they have released two new song off their EP. The first track The Expendables released was "Stay Now" featuring Rebelution's front man Eric Rachmany, and the second track which ...
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gentleman's dub club

Gentleman’s Dub Club – Dancing in the Breeze #NewMusic

Gentleman's Dub Club , recently released their first single "Dancing in the Breeze" off of their upcoming album "Dubtopia" which will be out on April 7th 2017 through Easy Star Records. With the release of "Dubtopia" less than a month away the 9 member band Gentleman's Dub Club have decided to give away ...
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nattali rize

Nattali Rize gearing up for “Rebel Frequency” #NewAlbum

NATTALI RIZE AIMS TO ACTIVATE THE HEART & ELEVATE THE MIND WORLDWIDE WITH REBEL FREQUENCY, DUE OUT MARCH 24TH ON ROOTFIRE COOPERATIVE / BACO RECORDS. DEBUT ALBUM FEATURES JULIAN MARLEY, KABAKA PYRAMID, JAH9, RAGING FYAH, NOTIS HEAVYWEIGHTROCKAZ AND DRE ISLAND Working across multiple continents, Nattali Rize continues her mission to empower and inspire collective freedom through ...
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john brown's body

John Brown’s Body – Hard Man Fe Dead #MusicVideo

John Brown's Body, has released their first music video in almost 20 years for their latest single "Hard Man Fe Dead" which is off of their album "Fireflies" (Easy Star Records). "Hard Man Fe Dead" also features Karim Israel of Arise Roots. Here's what lead singer Elliot Martin had to say ...
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stick figure

Stick Figure – Weary Eyes #MusicVideo

Stick Figure just released their latest music video for "Weary Eyes", which is off the late 2015 release "Set In Stone". The music video "Weary Eyes" showcases 50 beautiful locations from 19 different cities, which Stick Figure has traveled to while on tour. Here's what Scott Woodruff had to say about the ...
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protoje

Protoje – Blood Money #NewMusic

Protoje is back with a brand new track titled "Blood Money", and its produced by Winta James. Blood Money is a "socially relevant song that people connect to it on first listen" says Protoje, with lyrics like "Blood money run the nation," he is not far off from the truth ...
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Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage – Reggae Night #NewMusic

Morgan Heritage is gearing up to release there 11th studio  album this coming spring, and late last week they took the next step by dropping a brand new single titled "Reggae Night" and it is co-produced and features DreZion. "Reggae Night" is Inspired by the great Jimmy Cliff song of the same name. The upbeat pop ...
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unified highway

Unified Highway – Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah Cover)

Unified Highway recently released their latest track and this time they covered Aaliayh's "Are You That Somebody. When Eric was asked why they covered this Aaliayh song he replied "I remember when this song was first released and immediately connecting with the overall vibe. We added a little Unified Highway reggae ...
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Backbeat Soundsystem

Backbeat Soundsystem released “Into The Light” EP

Following the success of Backbeat Soundsystem’s debut album Together Not Apart (Easy Star Records), the Cornwall-based 8-piece reggae outfit, is back with a new EP Into The Light and a ten date UK tour starting this week.  Into The Light, which is set for release on October 7th on Easy ...
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Nattali Rize

Nattali Rize Interview #Caliroots2016

Whats going on everyone, today we release an interview with Nattali Rize that we connected during CaliRoots earlier this year. Nattali talks about why she feels she does music, and what message she is trying to give through her music. So please take a few minutes out of your busy ...
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gary nesta pine

Gary Nesta Pine – Mr. Wall Street #Musicvideo

Gary Nesta Pine has released a new music video for his latest single "Mr. Wall Street" off his album Revelations (which we covered here on sessiontapes.com over the summer). Mr. Wall Street  begins with footage of a protest against wall street then goes into the music video in which Mr ...
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fluid foundation

Fluid Foundation Release Self-Titled Debut Album

Fluid Foundation of Oceanside, California recently released their self titled debut album on 17th Street Records. Fluid Foundation is a vibrant mix of reggae, dub, balmy surf music, and hip-hop. The album features a clutch of special guests, and was tracked at the famed 17th Street Studios with esteemed producer Lewis Richards (Dirty ...
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Alta Music Festival (Iration, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Collie Buddz & More)

Alta Music Festival is coming Saturday, October 15th to Avila Beach Resort, and it will feature Iration, Nahko and The Medicine For The People, Collie Buddz, Unified Highway, Wheeland Brothers and so much more, so if you don't got any plans during the October 15th weekend now you do. Come ...
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hirie

HIRIE – Renegade feat Nahko #MusicVideo

HIRIE, has released the second music video for "Renegade" from her best selling reggae album Wondering Soul. For the second go around HIRIE got an awesome assist from Nahko from Nahko &  Medicine for the People. Renegade was directed by Carlos Foster of Blue Barn Creative. So take a few minutes out ...
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rise up

Rise Up release “Rise Up: The EP” #NewEP

Rise up a four piece Roots Rock Reggae band coming out of Salinas, CA, consisting of Chris (Lead Vocals, Guitar and keyboards), Steven (Bass, Vocals and Melodica), Justin (Lead Guitar) and Alex (Drums). Rise Up recently released their debut EP titled "Rise Up: The EP" which features four unique tracks showcasing their diversity, and talents with the ...
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bachaco

Bachaco – Musica Buena featuring Sonido Baylando #NewMusic

Bachaco (Miami, FL) is back on Sessiontapes.com with new track called "Musica Buena"  and it features Sonido Baylando and produced by DJ Kool Kyle. This track is an uptempo, feel good, groove on the dance floor kind of song. It will have every female in the room off her chair, and shaking ...
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HIRIE releases “Wandering Soul” #NewAlbum

HIRIE releases Wandering Soul, her highly anticipated sophomore album on the forward-thinking Rootfire Cooperative record label. True to the title, one can get lost in the soulful reggae grooves, pop lyrics and riddims that the album has to offer. HIRIEelaborates, “I’ve definitely felt like a gypsy – having lived in ...
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gary nesta pine

Gary Nesta Pine ready to release Revelations #NewAlbum

GARY NESTA PINE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM  “REVELATIONS” OUT ON AUGUST 26, 2016  Second Album from Acclaimed Roots Reggae Singer & Former Wailers Member Gary Nesta Pine has been inspired by, and devoted to, music for as long as he can remember.  “I’m a messenger from Jah.  My dad was a ...
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HIRIE

HIRIE – You Won’t Be Alone #NewMusic

HIRIE will be releasing Wandering Soul, her highly anticipated sophomore album on the forward-thinking Rootfire Cooperative record label., and today she releases her first single titled "You Won't Be Alone". HIRIE went on to say that her song  "You Won’t Be Alone' is about our lives on the road and how it feels to leave ...
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Cukui Music Festival

CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL is coming September 3rd feat.J Boog, Tribal Seeds, IAMSU!, Drew Deezy,Bayonics & More

Hey whats going on everyone. i just want to give you guys a heads up that there is a NEW festival coming to the central coast/bay by the good people of Cukui and Wash House Music called CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL and it will be on Saturday September 3rd at the Redwood ...
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The O Music

Stick Figure’s “Fire On The Horizon” is Dubbed by The O

The O Music, a unique band coming out of Orlando Florida made a dub remix of Stick Figure's song "Fire On The Horizon" which is amazing by the way, and after getting the stamp of approval from Sick Figure. Stick Figure took it a step further and released The O Music's ...
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john brown's body

John Brown’s Body – New Fashion #NewMusic

John Brown’s Body is gearing up to release their latest album "Fireflies" in September and today they have released their first single off their album "New Fashion". “It's a song about nostalgia and looking forward at the same time. There's a ton of references to old songs and dances; Lots ...
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oogee wawa

Oogee Wawa – Palm Trees #NewMusic

Oogee Wawa (Long Island, NY) is releasing a new track every month and for the month of July they release "Palm Trees". This track is a feel good summer sound that everyone would enjoy while hanging out at the beach. Palm Trees is an amazing track. Check out Oogee Wawa's Palm Trees ...
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protoje

Protoje – Can’t Feel No Way + Glad You’re Home #NewMusic

Whats going on everyone last month we release Protoje's OVA Freestlye Video (click here) and today in an unusual fashion from Protoje whose releases in the past have been at a slower pace and are usually few and far between. Chooses to release 2 brand new tracks with in days ...
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alborosie

Alborosie ft. Protoje – Strolling #NewMusic

What's up everyone, Last year sessiontapes.com had the opportunity to chop it up with reggae legend Alborose as he rocked the Hacienda stage in Salinas, CA (click here). About a week ago Alborise release a new track titled "Strolling" which features reggae sensation Protoje. Strolling is off Alborosie's 6th studio album "Freedom & ...
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sublime

Sublime: Remembering Bradley Nowell (5-25-96 to 5-25-16)

It has been 2 decades since we lost one of thee most renowned pioneers of our time in Bradley Nowell. I was about 16 maybe 17 years old when the waves hit Monterey Country letting us know that Sublime was going to be the next big thing. People really had ...
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kimié miner

Kimié Miner – Trouble #MusicVideo

Today the Hawaiian native Kimié Miner released her lasted Music Video for her latest single "Trouble" which is off her self titled album. An amazing song that will have almost everyone up on their feet dancing their hearts out and a music video that is so astonishing I feel jealous ...
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dirty heads

Dirty Heads – That’s All I Need #MusicVideo

What's going on everyone last week Dirty Heads released a brand new music video for their latest track "That's All I Need" off their new self titled album which will come out this summer. follow Dirty Heads @ Facebook Twitter instagram dirtyheads.com Dirty Heads on iTunes ...
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skanks roots project

Skanks Roots Project ft Eazy-E3 – Blown #NewMusic

[UPDATED] The homie DJ Skanks blessed Sessiontapes.com with  a brand new Skanks Roots Project track title "Blown" which has an assist from Eazy-E's son  Eazy-E3, so check out Skanks Roots Project ft Eazy-E3 - Blown below if you want to buy "Blown you can by clicking here also check out  "A Night In ...
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lujan temper slapz

Lujan & Temper Slapz bring you “No Policies” & “This Music (w/Tearz)” #NewMusic

Lujan is back and he got's something brewing in the 831 with native producer Temper Slapz as they recently released 2 new tracks. The first track is titled "No Policies" and the second track "This Music" as Lujan teams up with Temper Slapz's artist Tearz for the collaboration, so check both tracks ...
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stick figure

Stick Figure – Shadow #MusicVideo

Stick Figure just released their new music video for the song "Shadow" off their album their hit album "Set In Stone". A fun energetic song with the perfect visual to compliment it, and if you haven't gone out and bought Stick Figure's "Set In Stone" you can on iTunes. follow Stick ...
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#NewMusic The Movement – Dancehall feat. Mr. Williamz

Today we got new single from The Movements titled "Dancehall" and its featuring Mr. Williamz. Dancehall is off The Movement's upcoming album "Golden" which will be out April 8th on Rootfire Cooperative, for the mean time check out The Movement - Dancehall featuring Mr. Williamz. check out this amazing video of the assembling of ...
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Lujan – The Message (Produced by Temper Slapz Productions) #NewMusic

Whats going on this Friday night everyone.  We got new music by Salinas, CA native and reggae sensation Lujan titled "The Message". Lujan comes in strong over the melodic production Temper Slapz Productions. In which Lujan preaches that "Sometimes we have to take the bitter with the sweet and give thanks to ...
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#NewMusic Dread I Knights – Movimiento (stream)

Hey whats up everyone today we have Dread I Knights' new single "Movimiento" off their untitled sophomore album which will be release in 2016. Movimiento is a perfect blend of cali reggae and latin roots that makes your body move, and clever lyrics that that leave a positive message for the listener. With ...
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New Music Video by Slightly Stoopid for “The Prophet” off their recently released album

Today we have the first music video for Slightly Stoopid's first single "The Prophet" off their latest album " Meanwhile... back In the Lab" that was released late last month. This song is a homage to the late Bradley Nowell of Sublime as the Slightly Stoopid gang went back 20 years ...
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