|The Village Voice:|
"The Israeli quartet Esta, with its chopsapoppin' technique, articulate melodies, and blatant disregard for generic distinctions, suggests Zappa on the Orient Express... Esta boasts impressive collective technique... and world-ranging curiosity."
|The New York Press: |
"The four guys in Esta work bagpipes, bouzoukis, zornas and other idiomatic instruments into a very hot and smart rock format."
|The New York Newsday: |
"[Esta's] high-spirited modal excursions dissolved boundaries and embraced ethnic sounds from Israel and Iraq to Ireland and Scotland."
|The Paper Magazine: |
"ESTA is on to something big... Esta has created a unique experimental sound."
"Israeli instrumental quartet Esta cooks its musical stew. Their sound simmers with Balkan, African, Asian & Celtic influences & blends Mediterranean folk with American style jazz & rock rhythm."