The psychedelic atmosphere evoked by The Doors, the explosive raw energy of The Black Keys and the wildest she-manic blues woman on the planet best describes Z-STAR. Their abilities cannot be limited to their compositional brilliance, as their performance is dynamite and stage presence is old school rock and roll; Zee’s raspy blues tones unleashed in her passionate delivery fill the skies with a buzz that seems to flow on tap from the source. Z-STAR’s high octane transcendental live shows have lit up stages worldwide with performances at some of the most legendary festivals and venues including; Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, The Great Escape, Standon Calling, Brighton Fringe Festival, Dingwalls, Jazz Cafe, Guitare En Scene, Festival Nuits Du Sud, Zik Zak, Le Chainon Manquant, MaMA, Le Trianon, Hotel Cafe, Zanzibar, The Roxy, Circolo Degli Artisti, MTV Live, Premio Tenco, Villa Ada, Salumeria Della Musica and Usaba Jazz Festival.
Frontwoman and producer Zee Gachette demonstrates unbridled commitment to her music; supporting, collaborating or sharing the stage with acts Eric Clapton, Eska, Ben Harper, Johnny Winter, Deap Vally, Nigel Kennedy, The Noisettes, -M-(Matthieu Chedid), Keziah Jones, Richie Havens, Arthur Brown to name a few - with music featured on radio, TV shows CSI Miami, Entourage, Californication, Ugly Betty, Brothers & Sisters, Six Feet Under, European films and compilation albums worldwide, amassing in excess of 2.5m in combined album sales.
Z-STAR’s killer new album ‘16 Tons of Love’ will be released via PledgeMusic this Spring. Expect powerful cinematic 70s influenced psychedelic rock, soul-soaked blues and beefy garage funk from the new album tracks. Imagine Janis Joplin meets Jim Morrison and The Black Keys in a Quentin Tarantino directed episode of HBO’s True Blood, and you’re getting close to the sound Z-STAR evoke!