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News & Reviews

ENGLISH

"Simple, effective pop at its best." - Living Life Fearless
 

"positive pop perfection" - Vinyl Chapters

"gem of a song" - Movie Boozer

"You’re all in for a heckuva surprise when you listen to this single because it will melt your face off. " - Vents Magazine

"Ajay Mathur has lived a life worthy of a motion picture"
- Interview in For Folk's Sake

"the Switzerland-based artist is still producing upbeat pop songs that cause your feet to tap of their own accord. It’s just gonna happen so go with it." - On Stage Magazine

"Drenched in animated passion, at once upbeat and fervent, “I Need You Now” offers feel-good momentum traveling on a luscious pop melody full of dazzling gusto." - The Young Folks

"Perhaps aside from the music itself the most redeeming aspect of this song is the positivity of Ajay Mathur." - Raised By Cassettes

"Don’t hate me. But I kind of love Ajay Mathur’s “I Need You Now” single!! Maybe I’m tired of introspection and darkness, I’m in need of something uplifting, warm, romantic and hopeful! Aren’t we all though?" - Noho Arts District

"Ajay Mathur presents an eclectic rock sound with the new track “I NEED YOU NOW.” Vibrant acoustics and playful vocals assemble an accessible beginning, leading to a shimmering title-referencing hook." 
- Obscure Sound

"The new single “I Need You Now” by Ajay Mathur is a mid-summer’s daydream." - The Mouth Soap
 

"An infectious beat and a simple romantic message are at the heart of I Need You Now, a new single from singer-songwriter Ajay Mathur."
- Art and Culture Maven

 

"It’s a hell of a concept and, more than anything else, quite a feeling to move the masses at a moment when they may not be able to themselves." - Breaking And Entering Milwaukee

"Drenched in animated passion, at once upbeat and fervent, “I Need You Now” offers feel-good momentum traveling on a luscious pop melody full of dazzling gusto." - The Young Folks

"Just released “I Need You Now” by Ajay Mathur may be just what we all need now" - On Stage Magazine

GERMAN

"Ajay Mathur hat einen neuen Titel veröffentlicht - der Song hat nicht nur wegen der eingängigen Melodie Hitpotenzial."
- Luzerner Zeitung, Philipp Unterschütz

"«Corona hat mich gelehrt, loszulassen und die Kontrolle abzugeben.» Ajay Mathur erklärt im Interview, warum die Coronakrise auch eine Chance ist und warum berufliche Umwege manchmal nötig sind." - Zentralplus, Chris Bucher

"Der Stanser Musiker Ajay Mathur hat mit dem Luzerner Strassenmusiker Paul J. Miles einen Ohrwurm rausgebracht, der die Lebensfreude zelebriert." - Luzerner Zeitung, Philipp Unterschütz

"Ajay Mathur & Paul J. Miles machten für ein Lied gemeinsame Sache" - ROCKTIMES, Joachim 'Joe' Brookes

"Ajay Mathur geht mit dem Album "REMiX" neue Wege" - Luzerner Zeitung, Stefan Welzel

INTERVIEW „Mir ist lieber, wenn man mir im Stillen zuhört, als dass ich in den Schlagzeilen erscheine.“ - Kein Hochglanzmagazin, Anna Maier

"Anna Maier trifft… Musiker Ajay Mathur“ - Bluewin.ch, Anna Maier

"Ajay Mathur zollt Jackson Browne Tribut" - Nidwaldner Zeitung, Philipp Unterschütz

"Ajay Mathur startet durch" - Luzerner Zeitung, Matthias Piazza

"Es grooved und sollte gehört werden." - Country Home, Susi Krix

"„Little Boat“ macht aufgrund seiner dezenten Komplexität Spaß und die unterschiedlich gesetzten Schwerpunkten lassen das Hören des neuen Ajay Mathur Albums zu einer kurzweiligen Angelegenheit werden." - Buch und Ton, Ingo Möller

"Ein sehr nettes Scheibchen, das ich jedem aufgeschlossenen Leser sehr gerne ans Herz legen möchte."

- Evil Rocks Hard, Frank Scheuermann

„Ein wunderbares kleines Boot“  - Wuppertaler Rundschau, ESC Blog von Peter Bergener

„...ein kraftvolles, poetisches und lyrisches Album“

- SOUL GURU, Uwe Reuß

"Der aufgeschlossene Musikfan hat schon lange eine Liaison mit den Songs auf der Scheibe, und das Herz wird auch mit rockenden E-Gitarren-Soli erfüllt."  - RockTimes, Joachim 'Joe' Brookes

BuzzFeed – “A beautiful alchemy in music” – Gail Serv

 
 

MEET AJAY

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"...a straight-ahead homage to the greats of classic rock."

- Chris Kompanek, Huffington Post New York

"A beautiful alchemy of music"

-  Gail Serv, Buzzfeed

Ajay Mathur is a Grammy nominated singer-songwriter and a citizen of the world. Born and raised in India and residing in Switzerland, Ajay Mathur’s talent as a singer-songwriter and seasoned musician blends both pop and rock genres with Americana and traditional Indian instruments into something radically new and genre-bending. His music has held its own on the U.S. and European charts and has repeatedly received positive accolades from the press and industry professionals.

 

On December 8th 2018, Ajay's album 'Little Boat' was awarded "Germany's Best English Language Album of the Year 2018" at the 36th German Rock & Pop Awards 2018. Ajay Mathur’s album Little Boat (2018) follows on his previously released ‘A Matter of Time' (2011), 'Come See Conquer' (2013) and the highly successful '9 to 3' (2015) that earned him a Grammy nomination in 2017. All of the albums have enjoyed excellent reviews and acknowledgements in the international media. They have maintained top chart rankings on U.S. Top 50 Rock, U.S. Top 80 Independent, U.S. Top 50 AC and Americana (AMA) airplay charts as well as a continuous 128-week ranking on the European Indie Music chart. Ajay’s music continues to attract a large and growing community of listeners worldwide.  Joe Hughes of Alternative Nation calls Ajay's music “A Modern Day Masterpiece”.

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