Easy All-Stars Release Album of Original Songs + Tour Dates

Easy Star All-Stars are known for their covers: reggae-style interpretations of classic rock albums, including Dub Side of the Moon, Radiodread and Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. But next month we finally get to hear their original songs. The new album, First Light, will be released on April 5th.

Pre-order on iTunes, or Pre-order a physical copy to get a bonus free download and a T-shirt.

You can help spread the word by joining The Easy Star street team- they’ve relaunched using StreetShimon.com.

They’ll be touring around the US with The Green and Cas Haley starting March 31st. See the full list of dates after the jump.

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Tour Dates

Dubber Side of the Moon: Easy Star All-Stars Remixed

Inspired by the burgeoning dub step scene and dub visionaries such as On-U Sound’s Adrian Sherwood and Mad Professor, the Easy Star All-Stars have compiled Dubber Side of the Moon. To be released this Tuesday, Dubber Side is a remix collection of the much lauded reggae smash Dub Side of The Moon. Each track features a unique dub producer exploring spaced-out reggae and bass-heavy remixes of the original Dub Side of the Moon, a reggae tribute to Pink Floyd’s iconic Dark Side of the Moon.

The All-Stars’ resident soundman The Alchemist‘s interpretation of “Money” is a bass bleeder from the start and is probably the track that fits easiest into the dub step category, but Kalbata‘s might be the most innovative mix on the album. Israeli born and signed to Soul Jazz Records, his mix merges the tech sound into dub-step. Boston’s mysterious 10 Ft Ganja Plant also provides roots heavy remixes to the album.

Easy Star All-Stars – “Money” (The Alchemist Remix)
 

Purchase on iTunes (Bonus Track Version)

Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band Out Now, Listening Party 4/23

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Combining musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies and a superb rhythm section, the Easy Star All-Stars focus their latest album in the series of reggae reinterpretations on The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  Entitled Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band, it follows the best-selling tribute album releases, Dub Side of the Moon (2003) and Radiodread (2006), as well as Until That Day (2008).

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