Nominated "Instrumental Recording of the year" for 2010 and 2012 Western Canadian Music Awards!
Nominated "Best Instrumental Group" for Canadian Folk Music Awards 2009!
Finalist for "Best Instrumental Album" of 2009 and 2011 for Indie Acoustic Project Award
"One of Canada's most progressive string bands." M. Sadava - Penguin Eggs Magazine.
"Their musical stew has many surprising flavours with strings of dazzling melodic lines and swirls of sumptuous grooves which blend together to make such tasteful music that is simply beautiful" Duane Andrews
"Beautiful Playing" - Jayme Stone
"The Rakish Angles are pushing acoustic music into new directions. With impeccable taste, tone, timing and an all original repertoire, they are sure to be at the forefront of the Canadian Acoustic scene for a long time to come. Check 'em out!" - Andrew Collins
"The Rakish Angles were a real treat! They put on a flawless performance, bringing the audience along for a great musical ride, while really pulling off combining many styles of instrumental music. Their album is in my list of top 20 Canadian favourites." Dinah D - The Kerplunks, Degnan Bay House Concerts host
"A great band from Gibsons!" - Margaret Gallagher, CBC radio
from "Reflections from Below the Border on Things Canadian: The Rakish Angles"
"Delightful and infectious performers" -Linda Williams, Coast Cultural Alliance, Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
"Rakish...for sure you could also add zesty, piquant and invigorating to the list of adjectives one could use describing this quartet's tasty blend of gypsy-jazz and David Grisman-style "Dawg-grass." - Rick Dennis - reviewer for The Duncan Garage Showroom
"They are now one of my faves" -Longevity John, The Duncan Garage Showroom