“trust me. This is some good shit.”
Annalise Domenighini – Noisey Music, New York, NY


“energetic and pulsating”
Tahiat Mahboob – CBC Music, Toronto, Canada


“…one of the best albums so far this year”
Tony Heynen – Global Riddims, Brussels, Belgium


“Wild about it. Can’t get enough and I want more”
Tony Heynen – Global Riddims, Brussels, Belgium


“The Battle of Santiago, que han dado por fin con la explosiva fórmula perfecta para encajar post-rock y percusiones, melodías y voces afrocubanas.”
Alex Garcia – FUTURE BEATS, Madrid , Spain


“Deep Shit ! luvin it, full support!”
Tom Wieland – 7 SAMURAI, Vienna , Austria


“a dazzling mix of Afro-Cuban music, electronics and post rock.”
Angel Romero y Ruiz –, North Carolina, USA


“Battle of Santiago makes it all so much fun.”
Bob Pomeroy –, Melbourne, FL USA


“A well done ear opener”
Midwest Record Reviews


“This is incredible stuff”
Stephen McGrath – Massey Hall Artist Development Manager, Toronto, Canada


“Barasu-Ayo Pt.2 délivre une ambiance sonore hypnotique faite d’éléments organiques mêlés à des nappes de synthés atmosphériques”
Hiko – Les chroniques de HiKo (blog) France


“C’est cool ça!”
Bertrand Niquel – Le Mellotron Paris, France


“J’aime l’approche psyché et l’originalité du projet”
Louis-Julien Nicolaou – Les Inrocks magazine, review TBC… Paris, France


“Battle of Santiago expérimente entre orishas, électronica et post-rock depuis Toronto”
Veronica Chinier – Radio Grenouille Marseille, France


“I need that Latin Rumba”
Michael Ruetten – Radio X Frankfurt, Germany


“La Migra is a standout amongst Canadian music produced this year; ”
Ryan B. Patrick – Exclaim, Canada


“Battle of Santiago are boss when it comes to serving up a resident sound with an international scope,”
Ryan B. Patrick – Exclaim, Canada


“just may be one of the most exciting fusion bands in the country”
Stuart Derdeyn – Vancouver Sun, Canada


art-rock, dub, electronica and AfroCuban jazz into a dense and worldly mix.”
Jim Farber – New York Daily News, New York, NY


“I get this overwhelming feeling of rebel music. The soundtrack to rise up!”
Johnny Blaster – Ghetto Blaster Magazine New York, NY


“Lots of build-up to excitement and high drama.”
Leilani Polk – Creative Loafing Tampa, Tampa, FL


“diverse musical roots of Latin, hip hop, jazz, rock, dub, and experimental crop up throughout……fans of Latin beat, experimental Afro­Cuban concoctions, and urban new age will love Followed By Thousands no matter where they (or you) are from.”
Matthew Forss – Inside World Music


“fluid and engaging, no matter what your mindset.”
Benjamin Boles – Now Magazine, Toronto, On