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by The Drastics

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    Veteran deejay's Michigan & Smiley first vinyl single in over a decade! Bringing conscious lyrics inna rub-a-dub style - The deejay duo execute their trademark call-and-response style effortlessly. Keyboard extraordinaire Ray Jacildo features on the flip - lending a very Californian sound to the track. Ray's track 'Murder at Strange Manor' will be included on 'Noir Dub' being released on April 25, 2017.

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The Drastics are back with a brand new full-length collection of big tunes. Featuring a cadre of vocal talents both new and old to The Drastics production house.


released March 28, 2017

Anthony Abbinanti - Drums, Keyboards, Percussion
Brian Citro - Guitar
Chris Merrill - Bass, Guitar on 'Rasta Cry'
Elliot Ross - Guitar
Tom Riley - Tenor Sax
Andrew Zelm - Trombone


Ray Jacildo - Fender Rhodes on 'What A Ting'
The Pinstripes - Backing Vocals on 'Supply You Demanded'
Gary Palmer - Hammond Organ on 'Rasta Cry'


All tracks written by The Drastics.
All lyrics written by their respective singers.

Engineered, Recorded, Produced, Arranged & Mastered by A. Abbinanti.
Recorded & Mastered at Dirty North Studios, Chicago.

Album artwork by Alexey G-Slam.

Publishing - Dirty North Music (ASCAP)


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The Drastics Chicago, Illinois

We play roots reggae from 1982's future of 2187. Incorporating heavy dubs, traditional elements, modern mentalities, and esoteric sounds.

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