"When all three voices join in, the vocals become a sort of mesmerising chant. Meanwhile the guitars work gradually up to a shimmering, shuddering screed of echo-laden noise and the drums thunder urgent, distant warnings."
"His Name Is Codeine spin some of the most enigmatic, beautifully dark noises I’ve heard in quite a while."
"Imagine if The Velvet Underground lived in Elgin and The Raveonettes and The Jesus and Mary Chain popped round for a cup of tea and a couple of pink wafers. Aye, imagine that."
"The main act, 'His Name Is Codeine' are a three piece band from Elgin who really stole the show at Cafe Drummonds... They share a lot of similarities with The Velvet Underground with simple rhythms and steady, driving beats."