"Once split between Austin and St. Louis, BROTHERS LAZAROFF is now firmly established in the river city. Jeff and David Lazaroff are the songwriting and harmonizing brothers of the band, but a crack rhythm section of drummer Grover Stewart and bassist Teddy Brookins, as well as virtuoso keyboards by Mo Egeston, expand the sound beyond just twangy roots. Their latest album, American Artifact, features psychedelic and indie rock elements, while deepening the brothers' original songwriting. But one listen-- with its stinging and expressive pedal steel, plaintive melodies, waltz and shuffle rhythms and close harmonies -- makes clear its affection for and mastery of American roots idioms. It's a connection that has served the band well as it's built an audience in Austin, Texas, where brother David has lived over the last ten years. This year the brothers decided to bring it all back home to St. Louis and have put together one of the more striking, tight and steady bands in town."
By Roy Kasten of the Riverfront Times and KDHX 88.1 FM St. Louis, MO.