Dublin, County Dublin
ZASKA serves up a feel-good blend of funk, jazz, and R&B known as Future Soul. Max Zaska is the maestro songwriter-guitarist leading a supergroup of Ireland’s finest talent, with a revolving roster that has included Hozier and members of Wyvern Lingo, Little Green Cars, and BARQ.
Having just released his Debut Album It Takes A VIllage on Feb 1st 2019 feat. more than 25 artists and musicians to rave reviews from numerous Irish publications and selling out his Button Factory album launch, 2019 is off to a very good start.
Along with Future Soul contemporaries, Hiatus Kaiyote, Vulfpeck, and Snarky Puppy, ZASKA is popular with people who appreciate solid head-nodding grooves and touches of the unconventional. With blistering guitar licks, soulful vocals, stanky bass hooks, tightly driven percussion, jazzy keyboards, and killer horns, ZASKA’s compositions are a complex mix.
Fuelled by a supernova of raw energy, ZASKA has earned a reputation for stellar live shows and landed rave reviews on Irish festival and club appearances. Golden Plec in a recent said of his album launch “You’ll be hard pressed to find a more joyous musical experience in Ireland in 2019”
"Zaska must be commended for the vision he brings to the table on his debut" - Nialler9
“one of the most unique and exciting albums in recent memory" - Earmilk
"Outragiously groovy, feel good, debut" - Totally Dublin
"It Takes A Village’ is sophisticated, nuanced, and very clever." - GoldenPlec
"Zaska, is releasing one of the most exciting Irish albums in recent years" - Head Stuff