Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
Easy Star Records
Hey, you guys, I'm a little worried. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad has put together a record so good, I think the band's future is in jeopardy. 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. How can it possibly top it? After a few detours to the country and a focus on the band's ability to jam over the years as if they could read each other's — and the audiences — mind, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad has produced its most pure, unadulterated recording; 13 tracks that'll melt your spine with its gregarious groove. Recorded in multiple surroundings with assorted producers, this is pure long-playing, dance party magic. The track ".45" is one of my favorite songs by anybody but has 12 rivals for my two left feet. How is Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad going to top "Steady?" Wait and see, baby. Wait and see. Enjoy this record in the meanby.