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"Characterized by scrummy suffusions of lustrous electro-pop and the crème de la crème voice of Sarah Shafey, Blackbox Universe is a gem of an album."

- V13

"The album, as a whole, has something for everyone, from upbeat, pop-infused tracks to electronic anthemic songs and everything in between. On each of those, Sarah does a flawless job."

- Canadian Beats

"There’s a compelling residual energy flowing through the sonic leitmotifs, providing the melody with a tantalizing field of wickedly irresistible textures and hypnotic flavors."

- PopOff (Medium)

Tone Talk Interview

- Guitar Girl Magazine

Dynamic Women Podcast Interview

- Dynamic Women

"Sarah’s vocals, under exquisite lilting control, infuse the lyrics with sumptuous timbres and yearning textures. It’s a luxurious, compelling voice."

- CelebMix

"As soon as the single began, with an almost sci-fi-sounding intro, I knew I was in for a treat"

– Canadian Beats

"Stylishly fierce indie-electro hit"

– A&R Factory

"Striking and with strong beats"

– Roadie Music

"A delightfully catchy pop song with a playful drive and tact"

- Popmuzik

"A pleasant Electro POP melody. Pure buzz!"

- Nagamag

"Pop with poise"

- Tinnitist

"Quality melodies and great vocals"

- Roadie Metal

"This tune is packed with angst, dense synths, and powerful vocals that strike the listener with authority."

– Buzz Music LA

"Shafey channels Celebrity Skin-era Courtney Love"

– SNOBs Music Blog

"Powerful, influential, and independent"

WHOA Music Magazine

"Sarah is David Bowie meets R&B"

Lonely Vagabond

"Sarah’s voice, even after hearing just a few songs, is evidently very good"

AWMusic

"A sophisticated, intricately orchestrated album of lush tunes and truly professional production”

CD Baby

"Shafey’s voice is both sultry and sure, refined with a rapturing rasp that conjures up shades of Stevie Nicks"

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