"Chris Castle sings his unique songs of depth and beauty with a voice well textured by life's experiences."
"The Firelands EP will most certainly leave you wanting more. This is a super polished and complete product..."
"A broken 'cotton leather pouch bucket guitarist' — that’s folk for genius..."
“Packed full of imagery and interesting chord progressions... all layered over some close harmonies and rhythms that are sometimes textbook country, sometimes a little more funky.”
"A tunesmith of almost scary vision, narrative acumen and hooky instinct... writing songs is utterly programmed into his DNA"
"A rising Americana stand-out."
"Hollow Bones in Monotone was the best Folk album of 2007. The Drenched Earth Tour was one of the greatest musical experiences of my life."
"An authentic connection to the world-weary soul of American roots music."
"His songs are so well-written, they never seem sparse, despite their minimal production."
"From the opening strains of 'Fields of Stone' to the picturesque set-stealer 'Both Ends of a Gun', there just isn't a bad cut on the disc."