PressThe New York Times
"Impassioned singing, riff-based Southern-rock, cold-blooded swamp funk and sly Memphis soul."
The New Yorker
"JJ Grey and his band Mofro stir up a Southern storm of soulful grooves. They deliver simmering, funky and propulsive Southern R&B with a rock edge."
The New York Times
"A balance of wildness and cool. Southern swamp rock with undercurrents of Memphis soul…his songs chronicle ambiguous truths and unambiguous urges."
"World-beating blend of Southern rock, blues and Florida swamp soul."
"Understated elegance...soulful and funky"
"Warm and organic, with blasts of hard-edged rock, Memphis soul and gutbucket blues."
"Makes an immediate impact with every track dipping back into the swamp for inspiration"
National Public Radio
"JJ Grey concocts a vivid blend of blues, Southern rock and funk, complete with richly evocative lyrics and an easygoing sense of blue-collar storytelling…lucid, plainspoken American music."
"Intoxicating North Florida blues-rock, with hints of Memphis, Muscle Shoals and garage-band music."
"Inspired, deliriously funky, deep-in-the-pocket front porch soul."
"Smoldering Otis Redding-inspired ballads…full-bore blues-rock, down-home roots and country-soul…uproariously funky and melodic homespun tales that are gritty and deeply personal, confrontational and universal. Grey’s resonant vocals are potent and authoritative, mature beyond his age.”
The Boston Globe
“Quietly intoxicating with a stunning melodic freshness…focused, deep songs.”
“Grey and Mofro fuse rock with plenty of soul and groove-heavy blues, and dirty, infectious funk. The deep and introspective lyrics are a breath of fresh air.”