What people are Saying about Sam Ravenna's self titled record:
"Sam Ravenna has put together a group of delightfully psychedelic and soulful sonic treats. The record is lyrically introspective, and occasionally politically conscious, but remains fun and joyful throughout. The music is air tight and an amazing listen front to back!" - Dave Brandwein, Leader of Turkuaz
"I'm in love with Sam Ravenna's Deep Intellect and Deep Soul....This record is a fantastic ride through the heart & soul of a true artist" - Cas Haley
"The album features some of the most soulful Sam I've ever heard, and simultaneously maintains that dirty grit funk that I know him for. Some genuine tears rolled down my stank face. And, it sounds GIGANTIC!" - Neal "Fro" Evans, Drummer of Dopapod
"The album offers interesting break downs, unexpected changes and amazing grooves throughout its nine tracks. Spaced-out horns fill the void left by tight drum and bass and scratchy funk guitar, but there is still plenty of space to spare." - Sean McAlindin, Tahoe Weekly. Full article: https://thetahoeweekly.com/2017/06/breakthrough-soul-sam-ravenna/
Reviews of Ravenna's past records:
"His newest effort is the upcoming release of his third edition in a solo reggae album series entitled “Samily Man Volume 3.” The album is a heady mix of roots and dub that flows seamlessly between tracks. It’s the kind of music you can play on repeat and just zone out, perfect for a lazy morning, spring laps at Alpine or some post-party decompression.
"A rich, layered sound remains a constant on the record. Two bass players, two guitars, a lot of horns, and keys keep the funk pretty fat here, which sort of plays into the title track's message (that) going overboard can sometimes be good for you."