“Willamette Week "With sturdy original songs, Pile hews to a rustic yet literate path." ”
“ “Pile is a folk/blues/country hybrid who plays a mean slide guitar at one turn and tears off a sweet pop melody the next. Sometimes swampy, sometimes sweet, sometimes rootsy, Pile's characteristic style allude to bright future for all three genres he represents." ”
"Lone stars Musicians seem to spring out of the Austin, Texas, music scene with furious aplomb. Steven Pile, a former Californian, joins that list with his gruff, twangy baritone, skilled guitar playing, and rustic songs that recall the outlaw country music of yesteryear."