Tarrus Riley is internationally known as one of Jamaica’s most marketable exports. This collection gathers hits from his previous albums Challenges in 2004, Parables in 2006 and Contagious in 2009, plus, his latest single, a remake of the Gregory Isaacs nugget “Front Door” and provides the listener with an intimate portrait of this unique artist. Learn More
The Green are one of the fastest rising bands in reggae today. Their self- titled debut album was named Best Reggae Album of 2010 by iTunes, made Billboard’s 2010 Year-End Reggae Chart, and won Best Reggae Album at Hawaii’s 2011 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. It has sold 20,000+ units in 18 months and continues to chart. An EP of songs from Ways & Means released digitally in August debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Reggae Chart. Learn More
Shane "HHB" (Hawaiian Home Boy) Kahalehau was raised in the church and influenced by people like his uncle Danny Kapoi. His father taught him his first song, and from that point entered a talent contest in high school. Over the years, Shane's influences range from various styles of music, but his heaviest influence would be reggae music. He first joined a band called HRB (Hawaiian Rhythm Band), then later moved on to sing with other groups such as Island Heat. HHB (Hawaiian Home Boy) was the co-founder and lead vocalist of Sly Dog and had the opportunity to work with Adru Simpson (lead guitarist for Morgan Heritage), Alla Marshall (keyboardist for Chalice), and guest DJ Chaka Demus. Shane also spent 10 years as a radio personality on the local airwaves with Maui radio station, KPOA 93.5 FM. He has been a back up vocalist and featured artist with several of Hawaii's popular entertainers such as Marty Dread, Darrel Labrado, Pure Aloha, Bu'laia, Sudden Rush and with international acts Lucky Dube, Third World, Inner Circle and Ben Myas. Shane HHB (Hawaiian Home Boy) Kahalehau has done a lot in his career as a musician and entertainer. You will find his solo debut album graced by his voice and message. Through all his ups & downs, and by the grace of God, Shane is.... Still Standing!
Reggae-influenced music can be heard throughout the Pacific now -- and this album presents a sampling of some of the musicians (from New Caledonia, Hawai`i, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea) who are at the forefront of this "new" sound. Sold as is. All Sales Final.
Sing The Body continues to rock Hawaii’s alternative music scene with their second studio CD release Contrast. Like popular rock bands The White Stripes and The Black Keys, Sing The Body – comprised of Zack Shimizu and Elijah Oguma – take the “less is more” approach to music. They harness their deep talents to create a rich, multi-hued sound that explodes in this 11-track CD of all new material. Contrast features GRAMMY® award- winning Cellist Chris Chorney in “See It Run,” “Stockroom,” and, along with Lap Steel virtuoso Kilin Reece, “Under Eyed Child.” iTunes top selling reggae artist Mike Love is featured in “Realize.”
With Shimizu’s and Oguma’s fervent lead vocals, harmonies and an array of musical instruments combined with their quality, catchy songwriting, Sing The Body is shining brighter than ever.
As leader and writer-composer of all of the music here, Denny Miyasato hurls his group Edgewater into the mainstream with a dozen-plus originals that explore the many facets of love and romance. The melodies and the lyrics have rock-score, even show-musical, quality, with potential to create a buzz and life beyond this CD. Sold as is. All Sales Final.Learn More
From the Honolulu based hip hop label SIQ Records comes Hawaii's secret weapon Creed Chameleon. Holding it down for years in the Direct Descendants collective, the emcee returns after his 2004 album Love Potion Cyanide! As hip hop legends travel and do shows in the Aloha State such as Common, Hieroglyphics, Talib Kweli, Wu-Tang members and more... Creed Chameleon is the one who almost certainly opens the spot! A local hero and one the biggest talents to emerge from the islands and make his way to the mother land and worldwide. Positive, observational, jazzy and easy to listen to, with a diverse array of beats and flows, it's hard not to like this one. Featuring Joe Dub, Ion Myke, DJ Risup (of Hunger Pains), Mieso (originally from Japan) and more! Special Thanks to DJ Norm Rocwell for turning me and the rest of Access on to Creed Chameleon. Word!
Anuhea's Butterflies: Live is a documentation of the hundreds of shows she has performed over the last few years, and includes a free bonus CD. Truly the stage is where all her songs are born. And the stage is the place where thousands of fans over those years have experienced Anuhea’s energy and creativity in its purest form. Those who have attended a performance will have a nostalgic reminder, and those who have yet to experience Anuhea live will finally get a chance to hear what they have been missing.
The track listing for Butterflies: Live is an overview of Anuhea’s short but fruitful career. Recorded during her 2013 national tour, the collection includes fan favorites “Come On Over”, “Big Deal”, “Higher Than the Clouds” and “Simple Love Song”, alongside newer songs “Forever Summer” and “Fight For Me Tonight”. This collection also contains bonus studio tracks that have never been released on CD before. “Forever Summer” features Colbie Caillet collaborator Justin Young, “Perfect Day” features New Zealand superstar Awa, and “High on Love” was conceived and written while on tour. Each has been a radio hit in its own right and fans sing along whenever they are played.
In a few short years, THE GREEN has become one of the biggest acts in reggae, garnering a Best Reggae Album nod from iTunes for their debut and then following it up with 21K+ sales for their second record. HAWAI’I ‘13 will take them even further to the top with 13 brand new songs, including two early singles that have already become hits on Hawaiian radio. Pro- duced by the band with Danny Kalb (Jack Johnson, Ben Harper), the record shows off the band’s many singers and sides, from roots anthems to roman- tic ballads. Learn More
Kailua, Hawaii's Brad "BW" Watanabe takes a break from Ooklah the Moc to release his third solo album "Through the Storm." This CD of island classics features bandmates from Ooklah the Moc, and guests Next Generation, with a special guest appearance from Paula Fuga. Sold as is. All Sales Final. Learn More
"1 Rebel" is O-shen's new album with 14 tracks (including two that are uncharacteristically acoustic and sweetly romantic) that is as good as it gets, combining influences from Jamaica, Hawai'i and Papua New Guinea. Featuring International Superstars including Elephant Man, Don Carlos, and Bunny Rugs from Third World. Sold as is. All Sales Final. Learn More
Known for his sweet Lovers Rock style of reggae music, Micah G is heavily influenced by R&B and Soul along with an island sound. The album G-Style is full of catchy songs about love and positive living that will have you singing along in no time. Sold as is. All Sales Final. Learn More