"Ian Lawler is a visionary on guitar, able to make fine art by precise execution and deep passion."
- Speech, of Arrested Development
"Ian Lawler is a great guitar player, at home in many musical settings, and now stretching out as a singer and composer of his own material. With his upcoming move, Charlottesville is about to lose a major resource."
- Bobby Read, of Bruce Hornsby and the Noise Makers
"A monstrous musician."
- Charles "King" Arthur, guitarist for Slaid Cleaves
"When Ian was in my band, he added a tasteful, nuanced touch to every performance. Now, on his debut record, he develops that subtle swing into melodic perfection, settling into every groove with harmonious ease."
- Mariana Bell, singer/songwriter
"Lawler has the illest jankets in the game. And he's incredibly tall!"
- Mayer Hawthorne