"[Whoa Dakota] is one of the more dazzlingly eclectic music makers in Nashville's indie pop scene. " -- NPR 

"Whoa Dakota has me floating" -- NPR Tiny Desk

“Patterns is a heart-weary slate of recitations, each as profound as the last.” -- B-Sides and Badlands

“Pop and funk coming together to make something new and interesting.” -- Pop Dust

“Sonically, the tune is an easy-to-love upbeat number with some sinewy funk guitar and sparkly synths. Lyrically, it's a nuanced examination of a complicated relationship.” -- Nashville Scene

“a masterful showcase of indie pop melodies, introspective lyrics and mesmerizing vocals”  -- Wolf in a Suit

“Confident and layered, “Patterns” finds Whoa Dakota in a much more electronic territory than ever before, while still incorporating the breezy, retro and r&b stylings (’90s kids will love this)... bringing to mind the harmonic, timeless pop rock bliss of HAIM in equal measure with contemporary indie pop.” -- No Country For New Nashville


“a delightful blend of HAIM meets 90’s Mariah Carey with plenty of Sophie B. Hawkins thrown in for good measure”  -- Do615; 5 Questions with Whoa Dakota


“Patterns” is a groovy, nostalgic tribute to the 90’s in its composition and feel, a buoyant lead in for your fall season” -- Imperfect Fifth


“On a cloud of contagious rhythms, jazzy bass lines, pop-esque keys, and gritty guitar,
Whoa Dakota gives a soulful, engaging performance worthy of a
standing ovation and a CD purchase.” --
The Deli Magazine