“The Big Takeover's sound channels melodic, big band arrangements of 60s and 70s soul music, with high-energy grooves of popular Jamaican music.
“The Big Takeover channels late-night retro vibes with 'Shy.'"
“Tremendously catchy...The Big Takeover have delivered a retro earworm, delightful and self-assured."
— Atwood Magazine
“Their performance stands alongside memorable recent shows by
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and Lake Street Dive. Spectacular."
—Wyoming Public Radio
“Think back to the Desmond Dekker era of Jamaican pop and you’re on the right track. But the Big Takeover would be equally at home in the Motor City — especially if the Spinners and the Slackers magically ended up on the same bill.”
“With songwriting, this band unleashes creativity with a celebratory grandeur.”
— John Barry, Poughkeepsie Journal