NEW ALBUM STEADY OUT NOW ON EASY STAR RECORDS!
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, the boundary-pushing reggae band from Rochester, NY, released its fourth studio album, Steady, on September 30, in its first collaboration with independent reggae label Easy Star Records.
The bulk of the songs on Steady were recorded in 2013 with Craig Welsch of 10 Ft. Ganja Plant co-producing. Two other tracks were recorded after those sessions and added to the sequence – the title track was co-produced by Danny Kalb (The Green, Ben Harper), while live show favorite “Mr. Cop” was recorded with Matt Saccuccimorano (John Brown’s Body).
“This is without a doubt the best sounding record we’ve ever made,” says singer-bassist James Searl. “But it’s also the most consistently solid set of songwriting we’ve done to date.”
“Steady is a simply amazing album full of the band’s deep-dish reggae, ska, and rock steady with an added burst of curiosity. It’s the best thing the band has ever done.” – City Newspaper
“Steady cements GPGDS as one of the most innovative and boundary-pushing reggae bands out there.” – Live For Live Music
“This is one of the best reggae albums ever made.” – Cider Mag
“Steady is the equivalent of a painter putting his most inspired vision on canvas with impeccable execution.” – Top Shelf Reggae
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