"With a finger on the pulse of the salient societal and political themes of our time, his music is a cultural heart-to-heart... bearing the pointedly intimate divulgences of a bedroom musician." - CincyMusic
"Jay Madera’s indie rock feel...provokes unfettered sentiment and introspection as a memorable songwriter unafraid to push on your emotional buttons." - Inhailer Radio
Jay Madera wins American Songwriter contest: "true to the singer-songwriter ideal"
"The moody theatrics of “Curb Appeal” have a majestic sonic flair akin to Indie favorites like The National and Father John Misty... which is suggested in the strength and depth of his songwriting." - CityBeat
Indie Music Center (French Music Blog)
Jay Madera's "Curb Appeal... is a pretty construction in crescendo, and as crazy as it may seem, at the end of this song... you will dance." - Indie Music Center
Jay Madera's "Curb Appeal" featured on Bummer Summer Indie Playlist