Southeast Engine’s “Canary” has been out a week now. The press has been phenomenal. You can order the album [here]. Thanks so much for supporting independent music! We can’t do this without you!

  • All Music: 4 STARS “Canary is a true find from a band that’s quietly created one of the most powerful albums of the year.”
  • Paste Magazine: 8.4 “Especially when so many groups are mutating old-time American music into pedestrian pop, Southeast Engine distinguish themselves by gently updating these traditions for the 21st century.”
  • Onion AV Club: B+ “Part wilderness excursion, part history lesson and part revival meeting.”
  • Magnet Magazine: “Southeast Engine’s crowning achievement. “
  • Hear*ya: “Canary may be the best album I’ve heard so far this year.”
  • KEXP Album Review: “remarkable concept album.”
  • KEXP Live Review: “The band played with a fire and a passion that was louder than anything I’ve seen in a while.”
  • NPR: WXPN: “It’s one of the best roots-rock albums of 2011 so far.”
  • Tiny Mix Tapes: “a band deploying their vernacular thoughtfully.”
  • Independent Clauses: “most enigmatic and intriguing albums I’ve heard in a while.”
  • LA Examiner4 Stars - “I have the feeling this album might be one you play for a lot of your friends.”
  • Donewaiting: “just may be the band’s tightest, best albums yet.”
  • The Other Paper (Columbus, OH): “in the hands of Southeast Engine, the past feels fresh, and the present feels like the past.”
  • City Beat (Cincinnati): “a sonic scrapbook of the band’s impressive accomplishments to date and a further evolution of its lyrical depth and maturation.”
  • Masslive: “Southeast Engine has hit a home run with its lastest record.”
  • No Mistake in Mixtape: “This is an album that finally seems to capture the feeling that Southeast Engine has been working toward since they formed in 1999.”
  • Verbicide: “a moving portrait of life and a truly brilliant album.”
  • Citizen Dick: “It’s tough to wrap your brain around the quality of the new Southeast Engine record, Canary.”