Press

Notable Praise for Egress

“There’s a certain ethereal alchemy to the work of This Way to the EGRESS, built around a series of mesmerizing movements. There is also an unbounded sense of joy coursing through its veins.—Joshua Pickard, Nooga

““See No Evil” [is] a cabaret-inflected story told with horns and a charismatic vocal performance.” —Magnet Magazine

“A lively and fun drinking song with a chorus even the inebriated can sing along with. Kick up your heels and dance along, we dare you to sit still through this one.” —WordKrapht

“This Way to Egress raise the spirits with a rousing back alley Jazz as they ask for a little comfort for their departing souls with ‘Whiskey on My Grave.’” [9/27/2017] —The Alternate Root

“…the album trades off singers (Taylor Galassi, Sarah Shown) and styles (Gogol Bordello, Weird Al, Tom Waits, Lene Lovich) but never slows down like a madcap carnival ride possessed by ghosts — this promises to be one heck of a live show.” —PopDose

“An absolutely essential band for lovers of musical eclecticism, with fun guaranteed.” — Velvety

“This Way To The Egress are an unexpected, entertaining and overall brilliant band. Their live show is more than just music, it becomes a mesmerizing experience, teleporting the audience to a different era with their vintage-style melodies and circus-like vibes.” —Giulia Bisinella, Music-News

“They are simultaneously the circus’ main attraction and P.T. Barnum’s outlandish showmanship rolled into one.” —Tape Swap Radio

“There are a variety of rambunctious instruments riding throughout the record, all sailing along to a soulful and inspired emotion.” [9/21/17] – New Noise Magazine

“Picking up where bands like Gogol Bordello left off, This Way to the EGRESS turns in a madcap take on the underrated  gypsy-jazz-old-time-punk drinking songs.” – KDHX

“With the release of single “We Won’t Go,” The band makes one more assertion as to their relevance in an overly homogenous musical marketplace.” -Nooga.com

“This Way to the Egress following up with seemingly unstable and insatiable tenacity.They unabashedly grabbed our hands and maniacally frolicked us out of ourselves and into their chaotically composed carnie-swing orchestration.—Missy Philips – Tri State Indie

“This Way to the EGRESS is a fusion of many things, all of which are worldly.” Shutter16 Magazine

“The variety of instruments used is awe-inspiring as well as intriguing… Their sound is both fun and exceptional. This is what truly makes This Way to the Egress stand out.”  —Caffeine Crew

“This Way to the Egress has a unique and eclectic sound in a generation of Auto-Tuned pop.  They are a complete and total breath of fresh air ” – The Beacon (pennsylvania)

“They are part circus vaudevillians, part trickster brats and they put on an absolutely amazing performance worthy of Tom Waits.  This is a band you need to know about.” -SLUG Magazine (Arizona)

“With intense tuba notes accompanied by a bouncy, yet dark accordion, the track from the gypsy jazz sextet bring to mind a bygone era of Downton Abbey women in 1920s flapper dresses dancing The Charleston in a 1930s Parisian Speakeasy with the likes of Django Reinhardt.” —Dave Luttrull – Hellound Music 

“Sounding like a drunk klezmer group, This Way To The EGRESS is comprised of many different unique instruments, among them a fiddle, an accordion, a six-string banjo and a trombone.” —Magnet

“If you’ve never seen Egress play live, it is startling to see them take the stage.”- Matthew Albasi, Jump Philly

“Modern fashion and music references mix with the past and create a disorienting array of sights and sounds.” – sixonezero mag

“An amazing band, and so full of pure passion with their music, I don’t think I’ve ever had quite so much fun at a show as I did that night.”-COMA Music Magazine

“The eclectic stylings of This Way to the Egress set the band apart from other groups – both mainstream and underground-and make for an audible experience not to be missed.” -Metro Mix- (Pennsylvania)

“Great tunes for a road trip.” -Bonnie and Clyde

” This Way to the Egress is composed of talented musicians, that have a unique experimental style, they play an accordion-driven modern take on gypsy music that is quirky but nonetheless entertaining.”- Slacker Generation, LLC

“This Way to the Egress pumps energy that a ska band would be proud of with hints of pirate attitude and an honest-to-PT Barnum- punk spitfire piss & vinegar sensibility.”  -Sepiachord (Washington)

“I knew who they were before they got big.”-Nostradamus

“While each vocalist is enjoyable solo, the harmonies they create as a duo express the more intricate parts of their voices creating an intense captivation with each line.”-Creative Loafing (North Carolina)