"...fleshed out by guitars with a smattering of twang. On the lilting "We Can Go Now," Bartley sounds like a Joe Walsh in his understated mode....anthemic and determined...."--Slackshop Album, Faint Praise and Happy Accidents
— Cary Stemle,The Louisville Eccentric Observer
"Music full of rich tones, caliper-accurate rhythms, and vocals that lift into wailing chants and dip into sensual whispers."--Slackshop Album, Faint Praise and Happy Accidents
— Tim Roberts,The Louisville Music News
"Slackshop^s tunes ride that delicate balance, both musically and lyrically, between sharp and meandering, heavilly-punctuated and stream-of-consciousness."--Slackshop Album, Rated Yes
— Sarah Meadows,The Santa Fe Reporter
"slackshop^s "Faint Praise and Happy Accidents" is a fine album filled with accessibility and artistic integrity"
— David Prince,The Santa Fe Reporter Weekly
"Alligned to the slippery folk-funk of Ray Davies and Jerry Garcia, but the soul of [Faint Praise and Happy Accidents] album is it^s gorgeous appreciation of sound"
— T.E. Lyons,Louisville Eccentric Observer
"Slackshop takes powerful songs and gives them musical twists and turns [that] will keep listeners at attention."--Slackshop EP Grace
"Once in a while a band creates something both accessible and experimental, and so it is that Slackshops "Rated Yes" is at once the easy grin of Carl Perkins and the disgusted scowl of Nirvana."--Slackshop Album, Rated Yes