"....rattles speakers and expectations with stop-time razzle, vocal (flute-talk) and electronic (phaser) effects"
-NYC Jazz Record
"....jarring and innovative...dynamic energy" -CLASSICALITE
"...outside of the realm of expectation...truly unique sound…"
-ARE YOU HIP TO THIS?
"The whole of gathering blue, featuring compositions by Vijay Iyer, Ambrose Akinmusire, and others, displays the same enthralling quick-change artistry."
"...one of the most adventurous new music debut albums in recent years."
-I Care If You Listen
Downbeat Magazine – Best Albums of 2015 – RighteousGIRLS 'Gathering Blue'
Downbeat Magazine – Review by John Ephland RighteousGIRLS – Gathering Blue is Revelatory ★★★★1/2
WNYC – Radio Broadcast by John Schaefer – New Music with Flutes Feat. RighteousGIRLS, Flutronix, & Claire Chase (ICE)
I Care If You Listen - 5 Questions to Gina Izzo and Eunbi Kim (co-founders of bespoken)
I Care If You Listen – Review by Jackson Cooper – RighteousGIRLS 'gathering blue' Breaks Creative Ground
New York City Jazz Record - Review by Fred Bouchard
CLASSICALITE – Review by Maria Jean Sullivan – PREMIERE: RighteousGIRLS 'gathering blue' on New Focus Records
SOUND NOTION TV – PODCAST – SoundNotion 208: That Would Fly at Bonnaroo
SECOND INVERSION - Review by Maggie Molloy – ALBUM REVIEW: “gathering blue” by RighteousGIRLS
ARE YOU HIP TO THIS? – ALBUM OF THE WEEK: RighteousGIRLS ‘gathering blue’