"The nights that Brittain Ashford sings about with her Prairie Empire project are ones that take you on walks that will last the duration of the evening. You'll hear the night birds. You'll feel the yellow eyes of the nocturnal creatures coming alive, impatiently waiting for you to get off their lawns so they can find some breakfast and something warm to chase. You'll feel yourself slow down to a point where you can sense everything that's occurring inside and out. You begin to speak and it sounds like an explosion so you stay quiet and just listen more closely. She's escorting you through the twilight."
"The sheer emotive power of her voice, whether it be a whisper or a fiery, crackling, pull-on-your-heart-strings sort-of-yodel, captures a pain that everyone has experienced but only few can recreate. During "Snow," Ashford's voice dances on the verge of tears... and then out of left field a trumpet sounds. At this point I'm not sure what else this band could possibly throw in to make its live show more entertaining, and looking around the Beat it seems as if everyone else is also on the edge of their seats."
- Las Vegas Weekly
"The quintet play a ’60s-style folk, replete with somber strings and downtempo percussion. And there is real beauty in the subtle details you need headphones to pickup on..."
"Brittain’s bold, sultry voice defies her slight frame, taking up all available room on the stage... The subtlety of the instruments adds to the stark loveliness of their performance, as does the band members’ delicate harmonizing with one another."