“Enlightenment is an entire back-to-basics movement rolled into 12 tracks that uncoil like a rattlesnake disturbed in its sleep.”
“Ray Wylie Hubbard was an outlaw before the term was coined and he continues to go his own solitary way on A. Enlightenment B. Endarkenment (Hint: There is no C).
“Think of it as mystical biker country. There’s a definite cosmic thrust to the plunked tin guitar notes, the jingle-jangle tambourine, tattooed rhythms and a red-dust harmonica wheezing a spectral recap of the mostly blues, kinda country melodies.”
“I love Ray Wylie Hubbard. Snake Farm….ooooh, this is a great record.”
“Ray Wylie Hubbard , an alt-country southern rocker is one mean motorcycle. Snake Farm is a double wide load of blues guitar and sly humor, your basic old school boogie.”
Scary Book Writer
““This is the best record I’ve heard in ten years…Hubbard is ripe””
““Hubbard’s a gnarly old dude and he’s got some really cool hats””