The Aquarian reviews:

 "Shoot it at the sun"  

"...a direct and whirling communication of passionate resolve..."

-  John Pfeiffer


Asbury Park Press reviews:

"Shoot it at the Sun"

"...a spacey, wide-open sound with plenty of room to grow, breathe and evolve."

-Alex Biese

Speak into my Good Eye

"Shoot it at the Sun"

"...may very well be the most exciting and whacky experience I’ve ever had listening to an album."

-Jeffrey Skonieczny

The Porchistas Take over Wellmont Theater

 "...The Porchistas’ stage act, which is kinetic, and Smith’s songs, which are dramatic ... translate well to the big stage."

-Tris McCall

The Star Ledger

Montclair Rock City

"A grown-up independent music scene blossoms in an artistically inclined suburb"

-Tris McCall

Shoot it at the Sun

 " institution around their hometown of Montclair. Their eclectic mix of folk, rock and punk with a healthy mixture of wit and fun have earned them many fans in the town and beyond."

- Ed Magdziak

The Aquarian 

The Porchistas: Live

"This is music to sip moonshine by. Down in the holler, staking out the still and fermenting the components that make up the innermost back porch believability of this organic band."

- John Pfeiffer

The Porchistas: Live

"...captures the group's abundant charm, elegant harmony vocals, the wit of lead singer Alan Smith's lyrics, and the individual members' accomplished musicianship."

-Jim Testa