Michael Goldwasser from Easy Star All Stars tells Bobbysix.com a little about the band:
Easy Star All-Stars are what you would get if you took some great musicians from all different cultures, got them really high, and then shuttled them back and forth between Jamaica and New York until they didn't know where they were anymore.
Our new album is the reggae equivalent of Chinese Democracy by Guns and Roses, only really good. We've been telling the fans that we would have an album of originals for a long time now, and it's finally here. No Axl though....
We take inspiration from our families, our fans and local brews from around the globe.
In the past we hung out with Pink Floyd, Radiohead and the Beatles.
In the future... ??????
It might surprise people to learn that we've actually been around for fifteen years - slow and steady wins the race.
Our live shows in Australia will be
Here are Easy Star All-Stars upcoming Australian tour dates:
December 29, 2011 - The Falls Festival, Lorne, VIC
December 30, 2011 - The Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St Richmond, Melbourne, VIC
December 31, 2011 - The Falls Festival, Marion Bay, Tasmania
January 04, 2012 - The Factory, 105 Victoria Rd Marrickville, Sydney, NSW
January 05, 2012- The Zoo, 711 Anne St Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD
Interview by Bobby Townsend