“this is gypsy punk and Somerville Symphony Orkestar is the kind of band with a very serious sense of humor.” — Allston Pudding (Link to full review: http://allstonpudding.com/gnarlemagne-van-burens-somerville-symphony-orkestar-precinct-830/)
“Somerville Symphony Orkestar is the essence of borcht on the rocks.” — The Noise: Boston (Link to full review: http://www.thenoise-boston.com/content/view/422/17/)
“Making over Slavic folk with a jazz-funk infusion” — Denise Lu, Performer Magazine (Link to full review: http://performermag.com/2011/09/23/record-review-somerville-symphony-orkestar/)
“A jar of Gypsy tears may not be enough to protect your ears from the spell, but maybe you don’t want to.” — C.D. Di Guardia, Boston Band Crush (Link to full review: http://bostonbandcrush.org/2011/06/c-d-on-songs-somerville-symphony-orkestar-%E2%80%9Cinto-the-wood-chipper/)
“They played an explosively energetic set…” — Christina Lacoste, The Weekly Dig. (Link to full review: http://digboston.com/experience/2011/11/pandoras-box-church-night-one/)
“It is impossible to listen to their music without being reminded of the old country–whichever country that may be–but at the same time realizing that the sound is something unprecedented.” – WERS (Link to full review: http://www.wers.org/music/albums/reviews/Somerville-Symphony-Orkestar.cfm)
If you have a music blog or radio show and would like a copy of any of our songs please send an email to The Band with a link to your blog or some info about your show and we will gladly send you a high quality version.