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Featured on Spotify's Fresh Finds Playlist of Oct. 18-25

Featured on Reddit's r/ListenToThis... Twice

Featured on BIRPfm's Song of the day

Featured on David Dean Burkhart's Compact Cassette

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Music Video Premiere on The Grey Estates

Official Audio Premiere on The Line Best Fit

kind words

"Wow, this kid is wise beyond his years. He has a real feel for the groove.”

-John Oates, of Hall and Oates (full article here)


"The punchy keyboard takes precedent in this composition. But that's not to say nothing else shines. Every element has its moment... No matter how you slice it, "Call It Home" has an undeniably tasteful presence."

-Indie Shuffle (full article here)


"Two Step by Ginger Root will be a terrific track even before the vocals kick in...the splicing together of various styles and changes in pace and key will make you admire Ginger Root’s own musicianship." (full article here)


"元旦リリースが故に埋もれたアルバム『Spotlight People』のときよりも、さらに洗練されていてどんどん好きになっていきますね"

Translated: "It is more sophisticated and more like favorite than when it was the album "Spotlight People" buried because of release for the first time." -google

-Niche Music (full article here)


"If you’re tuned into medicinal herbs, then you know ginger root has plenty of feel-good benefits. The same can be said for the indie soul project that shares the name."

-OC Weekly (full article here)


"Ginger Root has truly been one of our favorite musical discoveries of the year..."

-Kid With a Vinyl (full article here)


"Well produced and constructed, the song finds itself a pretty confident and often soulful groove that gives off a ton of confidence and hits all the right marks."

-We All Want Someone to Shout For (full article here)


"Fans of Jamiroquai, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Ducktails and Vulfpeck will like this one. Ginger Root’s sound is funky, chill and even a bit spacey at times."

-Divide and Conquer Music (full article here)


Spotlight People is, overall, a strong offering from Ginger Root... from beginning to end every song is worth a spin."

-DOPECAUSEWESAID (full article here)



Translated: "It is sensitive to well-chorded code work and singer-songwriter stance that was in the 1970s." -google

-Niche Music (full article here)

not as kind words

"The vocal effects are too much. Can't seem to find the hook as well unfortunately."

-A Little Bit Louder! (about "Having Fun")


"I wasn't really connecting with the vocals / melodies."

-High Five For (about "Having Fun")


"...not in our sonic wheelhouse..."

-BalconyTV Cincinnati (about Ginger Root as a whole)


"I'm on the fence with this one. It's an ok tune but needs to be more soulful (needs some horns!). It's a bit one note.."

-The Revue (about "Call It Home")


"Felt like an '80s lounge tune with a familiar storyline. If it was more like a tune from an '80s coming-of-age movie, we might have been more interested."

-The Revue (about "Two Step")