The Drastics first full-length album, Premonition, was released in 2005 to great expectation on Chicago's JumpUp! Records. The album featured guest vocalists Craig Akira Fujita (Pressure Cooker, Joint Chiefs, 10 ft Ganja Plant), King Django, Dr. Ring Ding as well as several local underground talents. The record's raw dirty sound quickly solidified their authenticity while their innovative approach to the music set them apart as leaders of a new school of reggae-based music.
"... musically inventive and steeped in a variety of styles ... know how to use horns and melodica to dub it up real fine"
"I had kind of a feeling about The Drastics' Premonition, and sure enough, I like it a lot."
"The Drastics' sound is catchy and danceable, yet very sensual--more than enough to put you in the mood to dance and shake your hips from beginning to end ... "