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"("Waves") gives an insight into the evocative and richly emotional style of the duo." [3/5/2019]

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—Jon Doyle, Various Small Flames

"The couple from St Louis, Missouri, break out their emotions through a vast layering of upbeat guitars" [3/20/19]

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—Alex Pearson, Indie Central Music

"he St. Louis band has a unique view of how modern music is created, recorded, distributed and enjoyed." [4/10/19]

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—Thomas Crone. Riverfront Times

"calls to mind the folk-rock of Lord Huron and the guitar wig-outs of Wye Oak." [4/2/19]

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—The Mad Mackerel

"Brightly strummed acoustic guitar keeps the song rolling along, with steady bass and drums driving forward. The vocals are laid back and catchy." [3/29/19]

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—Modern Music Maker

"Spectator, pulling from the fear of being left behind, craft a stunning track of finding oneself through guidance with 'The Only One.'" [3/25/19]

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—Matthew Dunn, Atwood Magazine

"Spectator, pulling from the fear of being left behind, craft a stunning track of finding oneself through guidance with 'The Only One.'" [3/25/19]

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—Matthew Dunn, Atwood Magazine

"There are hints of Robin Pecknold in Jeffrey Albert’s vocal delivery, whereas the music is a veiled and ethereal reflection of the Fleet Foxes’ pastoral folk." [2/19/19]

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—Songwriting Magazine

"'Waves' is an ethereal waltz through the minds of two lovers. The song moves like flowing water with deep swells, minimalist percussion and smooth, charming vocals." [2/7/19]

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—Cara Wegener, ALIVE Magazine

"Megan Rooney and Jeffrey Albert project their emotionally vibrant lyricism into the ether with the latest single, 'Waves'." [2/7/19]

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—Meredith Schneider, Imperfect Fifth

"Comfortable darkness is a worthy backdrop for Spectator… St.Louis’s dream-pop act is a midnight kiss on record, and anointed with a country balm live."

—Blair Stiles, Eleven Magazine

"Dreampop bands rarely get both sides of the hyphen right… it's a comfort that Spectator makes its recording debut with such a rich, elegantly produced piece of mood music."

—Christian Schaeffer, Riverfront Times

"Spectator's Music is as beautiful and enigmatic as rock gets."

—Roy Kasten, RFT

"Combining flute‐like keyboards, guitar and even electronic autoharp, the band has developed a sound that's both lonesome and comforting, and should appeal to fans of the eerie jazzy style of Mazzy Star and Cotton Jones."

—Roy Kasten, KDHX

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