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Take Effect, Tom Haugen - "Mathur brings a very worldly vision to an endeavor that will appeal to fans of legends like The Beatles, David Bowie, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne. And who could possibly have a problem with that?"

 

FV Music Blog - "Ajay Mathur has released the stunning album ‘Talking Loud’. It is an Americana release that will have you reaching for the repeat button this Summer!"

 

Short and Sweet NYC, Ralph Greco - "I just love the thick layering of these interesting instruments"

"Ajay Mathur meldet sich mit neuem Album zurück"-  Luzerner Zeitung, Christian Hug

"Wenn Musik Kopfkino erzeugt, ist das oft ein Qualitätsmerkmal." - - Nightshade, Otti

"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

"I have heard many rock singers to know who has the mojo & who just goes through the motions. Ajay is authentic & has confidence."
- Americana Highways, John Apice 

"Talking Loud from within the Silence" - Elephant Journal

 

"Ajay Mathur builds an emotional and hard-hitting atmosphere on his two-version single of Anytime At All." - Vinyl Chapters

INTERVIEW "When a song takes four decades to write you know full well there’s a story worth telling. " - Songwriting Spotlight

"Ajay Mathur releases an emotional single decades in the making with Anytime At All (Aftermath of Silence)." - Screen Legion

 

"That he’s counterbalancing such energy in a song (or two, technically, though one functions as a remix or alternate take of the other) is a testament to his songwriting ability and, perhaps, enduring ardor for the subject of this affair." - Breaking & Entering

INTERVIEW "Ajay Mathur represents a glorious cross section between the annals of rock music both classic and modern alike." - Rocky Road Music

"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

INTERVIEW "Ajay Mathur has lived a life worthy of a motion picture"
- 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

"Wenn Musik Kopfkino erzeugt, ist das oft ein Qualitätsmerkmal."
- Nightshade, Otti

"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

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

INTERVIEW "Exclusive: Legendary Singer & Songwriter Ajay Mathur Discusses His Illustrious Career" - Manhattan Digest, Ryan Shea

„...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

INTERVIEW "Tell me a surprising, fun fact about yourself..- TV Grapevine, Sammi Turano

"Mathur is an example of the far more interesting and experimental side of the adult contemporary market" - Rock on Philly, Justin Harlan

"Ajay Mathur’s Little Boat Is A Modern Day Masterpiece"Alternative Nation, Joe Hughes

"Indian-born and now Switzerland-based singer/songwriter Ajay Mathur has re-written the story of the Phoenix. Just as the tale of the bird rising out of the ashes, he reminds listeners in his exceptional song “Start Living Again” that coming out of the dark is just one song away. "

- IndiePulse Music, Mindy McCall 


"The song is a power pop song with extra attention to Mathur’s soothing, champagne-like vocals. Listeners can feel relaxed and easily entertained as a passenger to this song."

- RazorFish, Heather Savage

"Mathur’s tethering of love and humanistic emotions are coupled with his innate ability to sing in the same way a lullaby calms a baby – making for a splendid song."

GasHouse Radio, Sebastian Cole


"If you like songs that build you up and fill you up with confidence and love - “Start Living Again” is a start." Band Blurb, Jamie Morse 

 

Start Living Again” doesn’t take long to get the emotional reactors charged. I still think Mathur’s lovely voice makes it hard to be angry or hurt while listening to the song. I do think it makes you reflective. It makes you feel less alone." - Indie Mindy, Andrew Brody

"Sometimes the best thing we can do is let something pass, get ourselves together, get some space and just move on to what comes next" - EARMILK, Bryson "Boom" Paul


"Many artists try to be someone else. Many try to stick to one thing and make a career out of it. Then some just hear music and make music without fear or definition. Ajay is one of the latter. His fearless pursuit of music pays off on Little Boat." - Artist View Blog, James Joseph

Exquisitely executed - Celebrity Café, My Nguyen

'Little Boat’ is the musical retreat for wise souls that have surrendered the need to control. - Tattoo.com, Jessica Golich

"Eine abwechslungsreiche Scheibe mit Rocksongs, die sich um die Kunst drehen, im Leben immer wieder aufzustehen." - Nidwaldnerzeitung / Obwaldnerzeitung, Philipp Unterschütz

"Passend zur Single gibt es natürlich auch ein Video und das ist wirklich wahnsinnig genial geworden und macht so richtig Spaß"  - Venue Music, Andrea Jaeckel-Dobschat

"...the work of a talented genius that is sure to take its audience into a unique, melodious and emotional roller coaster ride."  - Too Much Love Magazine, Mindy McCall

"The music has a sound which radiates with fun and warmth." - VENTS Magazine, RJ Frometa

"...sculpting a bright bold and beautiful sound, one that looks for optimism."  - Beach Sloth

"...just mind bending" - SKOPE Magazine, Sophia Torres

"...a truly dynamic artist that puts his heart and soul into his work, and you can feel that in each verse" - Indie Band Guru, Cyrus Rhodes

"...a master class on consummate songwriting."AXS Media, MacEagon Voyce

"This is a mind blowing collection of one of a kind creations." - Nashville Music Guide, Sherryl Craig

"Mathur is brash and unapologetic with his bouncing from style to style, his expert rendering of wry lyrics about love and circumstances, and the use of a wide range of colorful sounds and instruments from a band that plays them wonderfully." - Short and Sweet NYC, Ralph Greco

"This album is awesome, and it’s tough to explain exactly why. The best way to get the message across is to simply say… This is madness. Madness, in the best sense of the word possible." ABORT Magazine, Scott Alexander

"...like fine dining at a hoity-toity restaurant: Mathur is the cordon bleu chef plying his craft deep in the kitchen, surrounded by pots and pans and stoves. The entrée emerges and is conveyed into the dining room, where it is pronounced 'delicious'  - Contact Music, Randy Radic

"...you just need to listen and prepare to be amazed with this popular and talented musician" - Raz Mataz Magazine, Marina Radovanovic

"It takes quite a bit of an open mind to learn incorporate new things into one album and making it sound good.” - NY SOCIAL AGENDA

"Unique and multidimensional music” - 24OurMusic, Karl Nik

"Ajay Mathur: Musical Genius” - Under The Press, Alyssa Milani

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