"Ambrosial voice... incredible range and innovative styles... the lyrics are intelligent and the songs are well-crafted in a familiar way with the right touch of uniqueness."
"An incredible voice, mixed with magnific sound... Whirl are on the way up and I feel blessed just to have been here to listen at the start... such drive in the music... words that rip... just GREAT MUSIC all the way around!!"
"This band is so damn good... I can't stress enough the power and polished skill of this band and the top-rate vocals of singer Nikki Maoz. The lyrical crafting is intelligent. The songs are played faultlessly... the music is of commercial quality without a hint of copping out on originality."
The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, CO
"The record seems destined for a date with AOR radio stations across the country with its crunchy, singer songwriter goes big time tunes... no song paints a clearer picture of that then their soaring ballad, So New; Its glass shattering vocals and tender lyrics should propel it to the next level."
First Coast News, Jacksonville, FL
"Blazing through... it's her passionate voice that sustains the energy and keeps you listening... Maoz offers a vocal inflection like some of the best Middle Eastern singers... add to that some hooky arrangements, and you've got something far from Crow."
"There is no doubting the vocal talent of singer-songwriter and guitarist Nikki Maoz"
The Deli Magazine, NYC
"I have to give respect to the music of Whirl. It's well-written, lyrically and melodically, not to mention very hooky!"
East Coast Rocker
"A stirring performance... an energy that is hard to match... with intelligent lyrics and songs with big hooks, Whirl are setting a great pace."
"Nikki is a true born songwriter/composer!"
"One of the best unsigned artists to come along in a long time, Maoz is the whole package - singer, songwriter, guitarist and arranger; she does it all exceptionally well."
"Sexy, sassy and luscious... combined with the many different eras and her middle eastern heritage, Nikki Maoz is an extremely rare gem in today's pop rock!"
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