"Southey's alternative folk... sets the bar for divergent Canadian folk in a new era."
- The Littlest Voice
"He has created his own distinct sound and music... An [indie musician] who demands your attention.
- Aaron Badgley of Spill Magazine
"He can pull off singing softly, similar to Bahamas or Sufjan Stevens, but can also belt beautifully (which I never hear those artists do)..."
- The Soundtrack