“MICHAEL& THE LONESOME PLAYBOYS album "LAST OF THE HONKY TONKS' #-6 in the top ten MOJO MAGAZINE Playlist Inhouse Top picks for the Month”
"Michael Ubaldini-One of the unsung best in current Americana"
"MICHAEL UBALDINI 'NEW ALBUM 'PORTABLE RECORD PLAYER' Nominated ALBUM OF THE YEAR! & BEST AMERICANA/COUNTRY ARTIST
OCMA MUSIC AWARDS
“MICHAEL UBALDINI 'NEW ALBUM 'PORTABLE RECORD PLAYER' 5 OF 0F 5 STARS- I can honestly say that there isn’t one song out of seventeen that could be referred to as ‘filler’-splendid tunes from A GREAT SONGSMITH
MAVERICK MAGAZINE UK
“Michael Ubaldini's 17-song "Portable Record Player" continues to showcase flawless songwriting front and center, Ubaldini has proved to be one of rock 'n' roll's most prolific and gifted artists, solid from start to finish”
kool kat musik-New Jersey
"BETTER THEN BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AT PROBING THE NATIONAL SOUL"-
"IF THE BEATLES DID A COUNTRY RECORD, THIS IS WHAT IT WOULD SOUND LIKE!!". ...
It will keep you sizzling long after your CD player quits .....(review of'MICHAEL UBALDINI: The Mystery Train Sessions)
“Rick Rubin? Who needs him With tracks like ‘Black Emerald Eyes’, New Set of Problems’, ‘Ballad of Father Patrick’, ‘Sad Empty Streets of Sunday’, ‘The Sound of the Age’ he’s more than capable of doing it for himself.Ubaldini doesn’t need Rubin.”
"The Day The Sky Came Rolling Down."the desert imagery and religious metaphor are, frankly, stunning. I'd call it an "American Pie" for the 21st centuryFrom the opening track's driving rhythm guitar and lead-in vocal channeling Johnny Cash in murder mode!"
Rockzilla Magazine- TEXAS
“you must have heard him on my radio show.Under the radar of the mainstream is a wealth of timeless, lo-fi classics, that so much new music has gone back to real.Emphasising the point is Michael Ubaldini's "EMPTY BOTTLES&BROKEN GUITAR STRINGS”
MAVERICK MAGAZINE (England)
"ONE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAS TOP SINGER SONGWRITERS"
“rock n roll rebel, poet, philosopher, hopeless romantic, storyteller, guitar slinging outlaw in black, he manages to match all those descriptions and quite a few more- He is uncompromising and direct and fired straight from the barrel of his guitar.”
MAVERICK MAGAZINE (England)
“Ubaldini is one of the more underrated talents around.
Old School without any of the datedness”
AMG All Music Guide)
“Michael Ubaldini: A rugged outlaw who likes to folk”
“BEST ROOTS ALBUM 2006 "AVENUE OF 10 CENT HEARTS-”
ORANGE COUNTY MUSIC AWARDS
"BEST LIVE MALE ACOUSTIC PERFORMER"
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MUSIC AWARDS -LOS ANGELES
“Michael Ubaldini, "Empty Bottles& Broken Guitar Strings" (Blackwater Records)Awarded Best CD of 2006”
Orange County Register
Top CD of the Year
#10 BEST CD OF THE DECADE!(La Times top 10 releases of decade)”