...Love the music, and the lyrical message is astute and timely...this is folk music I can get behind musically and politically. - Johnny Taylor Jr., Now Hear This
CommonUnion59 gives us a warning with their folksy, toe-tapping track. The guitar rocks and the duel vocals by Steve McKenzie and Laura Malasig bless the track perfectly. - Songs For The Moment
In particular, the duo sets the spotlight on the threat of nuclear warfare that still very much plays a part in our political field...to develop a swampy, harrowing folk tune. - Johnathan Frahm, For Folks Sake
The songs on Heartbeat Serenade cover the spectrum of human emotions: love, happiness, our hopes and dreams, heartbreak, and always, the sheer delight of being alive...The result is a stellar album. Heartbeat Serenade is one of those special albums that doesn't appear often enough. - Christopher Zoukis, Huffington Post
“Heartbeat Serenade” is not just an album; it’s a work of art (and I never thought I’d say this about an country/folk album). It’s goes to show that musicians don’t have to go all out to create a masterpiece... - RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine
This act's folk-ish leanings just warm the heart. It's the kind of music many long to hear...You can laugh about the Summer of Love's excesses, but we could sure use that kind of a love revival right now. Let this album be its soundtrack, in fact. - AntiMusic.com
McKenzie and Malasig have used the classic techniques of blending blues, country and subtle folk just as the 60's masters did...
- Layla Marino, San Diegeo Free Press