Home > Interviews > Fast Five: Olassa

Fast Five: Olassa



How did you meet and what’s the story behind your band name?

Allison Olassa and Cain Robberson collected their sweet silky harmonies on the dirt roads of Pecan Grove at The Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival.

How would you describe your music?

Indie Folk/Americana.

What have you been up to so far and what can we expect over the coming months?

We released our debut EP in January ’13 and had a busy SXSW in Austin, TX. We look forward to hitting the road in the late summer/fall to support our upcoming LP.

OH Yea! we also had an amazing opportunity to make the music videos below.

If you could duet with anybody who would it be and why?

Gillian Welch, her music is timeless.

What’s your desert island disc and why would you take this one album?

Astral Weeks by Van Morrison.