Ease Up

Ease Up is Rico Estrada (Vocals / Guitar), Nate Ledgerwood (Bass), Peter Eichar (Lead Guitar), Darryl Brown (Drums) a dub reggae band from San Diego in the USA.

Ease Up - dub reggae from the USA

Ease Up

Sunshine, dance and fun – that is Ease Up.

Well that makes for a short review, but in reality I have said almost all there is to say about Ease Up as the rest is mainly superfluous. Combining ska, reggae and some jazz based rock Ease Up lighten the spirits of the audience. Having been around since 2009 with over a hundred gigs a year and a couple of EPs behind them, those who come across Ease Up can’t help but add them to the must have playlist.

They are set to plug the hole in the armoury with a debut eponymous LP an 11 track, set for release in March 2014, which features a number of guest artists. The good thing about being a music reviewer is that I have had the opportunity to take a listen to the release and what a blinder it is – my English winter will be far brighter with this to listen to – roll on March when the sun rises in earnest for everyone that gets hold of this fine release.

The fusion of styles allows Ease Up to create fresh sounding music that slips unnoticed into the body lifting the spirits and should be medically approved as an anti-depressant.

Or to put it more succinctly –

Sunshine, dance and fun – that is Ease Up.


Their last EP On the Fly – EP – Ease Up is available on iTunes*

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