…an exquisitely produced and arranged collection of folk-pop.
— THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS
…ornate, cinematic folk… Fans of The Low Anthem, Andrew Bird, and Sufjan Stevens should find a lot to like in Metcalf’s reflective and textured songs.
— UTNE READER
...an instrumentally ambitious album which sparkles with melodic poetry and an orchestral, cinematic quality.
— DALLAS OBSERVER
New Media Recordings. Ft Worth, TX. By Tommy Escobar.

New Media Recordings. Ft Worth, TX. By Tommy Escobar.

… frighteningly talented. Metcalf’s solo debut is exquisite, its beauty both on the surface and further down — his reedy, emotive voice rests atop intricate instrumentation, full of flickering strings, plucked guitars and dry percussion.
— FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM
…recalls Sufjan Stevens, with warm horn parts blooming behind a gently picked acoustic guitar. Its strength lies in its quiet intimacy: Metcalf’s music is inviting, even as it addresses a thorny subject.
— THE BLUEGRASS SITUATION
Jacob Metcalf has gifted us with a gorgeous soul-soother called ‘Ein Berliner,’ a picture-perfect track for your winter playlist.
— KXT RADIO
Elmwood Recording. Dallas, TX. By Kelsey Wilson. 

Elmwood Recording. Dallas, TX. By Kelsey Wilson. 

… insular, fragile, carefully orchestrated indie-folk.
— ARKANSAS TIMES
…  shares a lot of similar elements to Sufjan Stevens’s more folk-like albums, with meticulous orchestration and a heavy emotional tone.
— CENTRAL TRACK
Fjord is an incredible record that feels melancholy, grateful, dedicatory. I liken Jacob to Fionn Regan... brilliant lyrics.
— ST. LOUIS MAGAZINE
Ramble Creek Recording Studio. Austin, TX. By Tommy Escobar.

Ramble Creek Recording Studio. Austin, TX. By Tommy Escobar.