“Matty B. of the Dirty Pickles remembers the glory days of Basement Transmissions, a collective of like-minded independent bands that shared stages and supported each other's music endeavors.”
“Boland plans to release a solo album within a month or two, and the group also reordered copies of "Picklebilly," which was sold out. But for now, they're excited about "Not Quite Kosher." Their faith in Schroeder paid off, and they love how the CD turned out. "I've never been more proud of something," Boland said. "This is the first thing I've ever done where I can listen to it and pretend it's not me and like it and say, 'I'd go see that band.'”
“The ING New York City Marathon gets better and better every year: On Sunday more than 100 musicians and bands will be stationed at spots along all 26 miles of the running route, providing the soundtrack to the event. Mile 11 features rebellious rockabilly from Matty B and the Dirty Pickles.”
“rockabilly with a twist of lime,get ready for the sock hop with matty b,doing it right musically,get outta town is rockabilly for your ears,go go go gets me rockin and the song smoke rings is a sassy song, its time to get down and dirty with matty b and his dirty pickles!”
“Top 15 CD's of 2008: Matty B. and the Dirty Pickles, "Picklebilly." Local trio makes infectious, souped-up, '50s/early '60s-influenced rock that your grandma would love and probably does”
“The vibe may be '50s, but Matty B. and the Dirty Pickles' energy is so strong they make you think they invented rockabilly.”
“The Dirty Pickles work their magic to bring together music lovers both young and old. Always with one goal in mind: Making people forget about the worries and stress of life and get up and dance. Matty B and the Dirty Pickles deliver a spectacular performance.”
"Picklebilly" explodes with youthful, infectious and inescapably bouncy energy. It's more fun than diving into a kids' ball crawl, exuding so much scruffy charm and irresistible enthusiasm you can't help but smile.
"Picklebilly" serves up 14 joyous, snappy songs rooted in their love of 1950s music, but played with such youthful, infectious spirit that you can't help but get up and dance. After hearing the Pickles, music lovers will return the "wow" -- and they won't be slow about it.
“Since then, they've become a big name on the Erie rock scene -- and elsewhere -- with their fun, '50s-flavored, energetic rock that's inspired by Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, and Eddie Cochran but takes it into fresh, invigorating places.”