PRESS QUOTES

A voice that’s as silky as bathing in a bath of melted chocolate and as haunting and full of feeling as a million emotion-filled movie scenes
— Kevin Oliver, Sound Of Confusion
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Hutchens strums songs for strolling along southern trails, to chorus hymns in the key of confidence. Listen as the acoustics strum the distances between Columbia and Denver where Hutchens voice trails like an express engine trekking away from the hometown of the south to the pointed rocky mountain high peaks.
— Sjimon Gompers, Impose Magazine
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Creating genre-spanning, atmospheric indie folk rock with careful instrumentation
— Shana Hartzel, Wild Honey Pie

…the arrangements are delicate but sweeping, making for a remarkably cohesive collection littered with stunners that rival many of indie folk’s biggest names.
— Jordan Lawrence, Free Times
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An album that falls somewhere between intelligible Bon Iver and early less rock oriented Band of Horses.
— David Stringer, Scene SC
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[on “Hold On Hurricane”] The production balances a delicate vocal performance with a crisp, fingerpicked acoustic guitar line for a moving tune that’s one of the best singles of the year so far.
— Stephen Carradini, Independent Clauses
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Ryan Hutchens traded electronic soundscapes for Americana on III and proved himself a surprisingly strong songwriter.
— Patrick Wall, Free Times

If there is a better fusion of an acoustic guitar with shoegaze guitar, we haven’t heard it”
— Indie Obsessive
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The magic of this EP comes in the casual excellence of the vocals and the easiness of how every little sound throughout the album fits together.
— David Stringer, Scene SC
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…like Elliott Smith covering Neil Young, imparting feeling and nuanced lyricism to make technical prowess almost superfluous as the music floats past.
— Kevin Oliver, Music That Matters
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Cancellieri’s most recent release, the astonishingly pretty, tranquil-as-a-painting five-song EP Bad Hands, patiently awaits your restless ears.

— Tyler Farva Hannon, Nothing Sounds Better

Cancellieri… sings with a soft, unassuming sound and writes tenderly beautiful lyrics.
— Sam Spence, Charleston City Paper
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Truth is, his material isn’t far off from his contemporary music favorites.
— David Stringer, Scene SC
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He chooses covers excellently, he performs covers memorably, and writes songs of his own that stand up to the company of their peers.
— Stephen Carradini, Independent Clauses
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The swelling sound carries his thoughts like whispers on the wind, an appropriate aura for songs that deal deftly with overwhelming realities — mortality, loneliness — that overtake us all.
— Jordan Lawrence, The Free Times
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Ryan Hutchens’ delicate voice is beautifully juxtaposed against a single acoustic guitar, putting his songwriting, song re-envisionments, and impeccable taste in covers on display.
— Stephen Carradini, Independent Clauses
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It was more of a step sideways for Hutchens, and the album came out beautifully. Delicate and haunting like a William Fitzsimmons record, but edging more towards Band of Horses lyrically and in pace.
— David Stringer, Scene SC
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Indie and Americana merge beautifully on the latest from the prolific singer-songwriter. His new single “Education” is a gorgeous little amalgam of the candor and haunting tones of Father John Misty and the more country-derived sounds of Americana.
— Adrien Begrand, Pop Matters
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