“'Streets of Desire' is the 'Pipeline' of the 80's”
“Space Age post-punk instrumentals…twangy exotic sound….quality to make one hell of an exotic wipe out. LAWNDALE practices surf music of the grandest order, raising it to the level of high art.”
“A must for anyone who loves instrumental electric guitar with a surf rock tinge.
All Music Guide
“”Beyond Barbeque” blows R.E.M.’s ‘White Tornado’ away several times over.”
“If you’re not listening to what I’m listening to, the glorious and grand Sound of Lawndale, then I banish thee hence to the land of the terminally unhip…… [Lawndale’s 1st album] Beyond Barbeque is a collection of 11 instrumentals written, arranged and performed by the DEMENTEDLY SKILLED members.
“KEEPERS OF THE INSTRUMENTAL ROCK & ROLL FLAME, these dudes churn out a multi-textured and international concoction; summoning images of spies, samurai, saurkraught, starlets and surfers.