…an exquisitely produced and arranged collection of folk
— 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
...sparkles with melodic poetry and an orchestral, cinematic quality
— DALLAS OBSERVER
Paul Grass at New Media Recordings. Ft Worth, TX. By Tommy Escobar

Paul Grass at 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
Alex Bhore at Elmwood Recording. Dallas, TX. By Kelsey Wilson

Alex Bhore at 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
Britton Beisenherz at Ramble Creek Recording Studio. Austin, TX. By Tommy Escobar

Britton Beisenherz at Ramble Creek Recording Studio. Austin, TX. By Tommy Escobar

...a cinematic folk album channeling Andrew Bird and Other Lives
— NEWS OK
...Chinese harp and African thumb piano, alongside violin, trumpet and a World War II-era pump organ... What better opportunity to put down the phone and witness something beautiful?
— GUIDE LIVE
...known for his inventive guitar work, as well as incorporation of a symphony of wind instruments and strings
— ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
Elmwood Recording. Dallas, TX. By Kelsey Wilson

Elmwood Recording. Dallas, TX. By Kelsey Wilson

...swells with Baroque strings and waltzes in the clear desert sky with what sounds like twinkling stars as his lyrics depict the wall’s fateful fall
— CULTURE COLLIDE
...the music cascades beautifully into nothing, like a chandelier falling into a pit
— THE LAST CITY FOR MILES
The performance [was] gorgeous. Fair or not, that night set Metcalf’s ceiling at cathedral heights
— DICK SULLY
James Talambas at New Media Recordings. Ft Worth, TX. By Tommy Escobar

James Talambas at New Media Recordings. Ft Worth, TX. By Tommy Escobar