"Stylistically, he is difficult to pigeonhole because his sound amalgamates many different flavors, blending R&B, pop and blues into awesomely immediate melodies, evocative lyrics and contagious rhythms. Michael Shynes really has it going on."
-The Huffington Post
"His fully formed musical and vocal talent establishes Shynes as a performing and songwriting force to reckon with now and likely in years to come."
"Michael Shynes flies with inspired musical creativity and reaches the sort of heights we aren’t accustomed to hearing performers match so early in their careers. Shynes' dedication has paid off and he’s well on his way to embodying his every musical ambition."
"His vocal abilities occupy a lofty position indie music will simply never be able to contain. We are privileged to witness his ascent and, if he continues writing and recording songs this good, his skyward climb will be swift."