NPR - All Things Considered
A young, all-women ensemble upends the percussion paradigm
"These young women, and their new recording, represent nothing less than a paradigm shift in the field of percussion..."
RECAP’s Freshman Album Reminds Us We Are Listening
"Count to Five showcases not only the artistry of Arlene Acevedo, Alexis Carter, Tiahna Sterling, and Aline Vasquez but also exhibits their ability to use their medium as a way of reaching others."
The New York Times
Timber at BOAC Marathon
"seductive and accessible... with steroidal energy"
The New Yorker
The Most Memorable Classical Performances
"the music's tendrils slowly wrap themselves around the listener, warping time such that 20 minutes flies by like only a few"
TimeOut New York
Top Ten Classical Performances
Timber Remixed Review
"It carries some familiar drawbacks, but also some ingenious stretches."
Seth Colter Walls
A Modern Witches' Sabbath
"Violent, aggressive, and filled with color..."
Jason Victor Serinus
Wall Street Journal
‘Count to Five’ by Recap and ‘Piano Music’ by Satoko Fujii
"Women Turning Simple Sounds Into Sonic Experiments"
#4542, Songs Without Words
"these carefully designed crescendos of tom-tom drums and other percussion from Recap serve as a balance to the swirling and floating ooo’s, then ahs and eventually ehs, creating a grounding sensation"
I Care If You Listen
Recap’s Debut Album “Count to Five” Builds Community Among Women
"What is heard in the music undeniably contributes to a sense of togetherness, and specifically belonging..."
Donna Lee Davidson