Crucial Blend started in 2011 in Ocean Beach, San Diego. They have a diverse and unique sound driven by reggae with ska-punk roots and hip-hop style. They are currently gigging and recording their 4th studio release. New E.P., “Full Grown” out everywhere now!
Ryan Hughes – Vocals, Guitar
Luigi Rizzo – Drums
Cody Christian – Bass
Crucial Blend started in 2011 in Ocean Beach, San Diego. They have a diverse and unique sound driven by reggae with ska-punk roots and hip-hop style. They are currently touring and recording their 4th studio release.
“When this San Diego based trio bring their skills together, you know you’re in for a three-ring sonic circus.” – Top Shelf Reggae
“It’s been said that reggae is the sound of San Diego’s beach communities and Crucial Blend hits all the right marks with catchy tunes like “Ring the Alarm” and “Headed West.” – SDNews.com
“Crucial Blend’s eight-song demo should’ve been easy to hate…but there’s something about the band’s crisp, spacious production and airy vocals that turn songs like “Ring the Alarm” and “Amigos Con Beneficios” into irresistible fun.” – San Diego City Beat
“Like a ‘reggae’ rage against the machine” – Just some dude
“Love this bands blend of style. Surf rap with reggae beats. Signature stylings. This will be a band you will see in many shows and public events this year.” – Starlit Productions