Press & Reviews

Journos has that rare ability to make a statement while at the same time remaining entertaining and musically engaging...Journos stands up and counts for something.” - Malcolm Burn, Grammy Award-winning producer, and radio host of "The Long Way Around"

Radio Kingston 107.9 FM Kingston, NY

As Journos, they’ve created a fascinating, socially conscious world apart from all previous history, driven by Russo’s insanely insightful, bitingly provocative lyrics (which read as fascinating as they sing) and perhaps the industry’s only dusty Americana vibe informed by defiant, edgy punk sensibilities. ” - Jonathan Widran, Entertainment journalist (L.A. Times,,

The JW Vibe

WTF indeed! I put this on for a spin, and wasn’t just immediately hooked, I’m on my third listen in a row. Bursting with originality and old-fashioned, hard-driving songs of activism and pure joy.” - Tony Frankel

Stage & Cinema

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Journos is not afraid to shake the tree and get their musical hands dirty while having a damn, good time in the process. With witty and snarky content that will either make you laugh or yell, ‘In The Key of WTF’ displays all of these fine qualities. ” - Jimmy Rae, Skope Magazine

Skope Magazine

“Nostalgia” is a true songwriter’s song with a lyrical story we can all relate to...More great guitar work is featured here as well...Powerful track in both melody and words.” - Keith Pro

Indie Band Guru

Bryan Russo is bluesy as hell, like a young Tom Waits or Billy Joel.” - David Ivory, Grammy Nominated Producer

David Ivory Productions

Smart Lyrics and great musicianship. Journos plays the role of court jester: Clever and chaotic rabble-rousers whose job is to remind the monarchy of its mortality.” - Athena Hiotis

PopRiot Music Group

Russo mixes music and journalism to honor gospel composer Tindley.” - Christina Weaver

The Coastal Point


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