PRESS QUOTES

“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 – WorldMusiccentral.org, North Carolina, USA

 

“Battle of Santiago makes it all so much fun.”
Bob Pomeroy – Ink19.com, 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