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SOUTH DAKOTA PUBLIC BROADCASTING - MOMENT IN SOUND w/ You Knew Me When - Listen to the entire segment HERE

“We enjoyed hosting You Knew Me When on SDPB.  It was one of the best Moment in Sound segments we’ve had in a long time,” Steve Zwemke, SDPB Radio Producer

"You better listen..." - Kevin Torres, Fox 31 Denver, DENVER, CO

“You Knew Me When is all about carefully crafted music.” ~ Boulder Weekly, BOULDER, CO

“The band’s lush sound belies its limited membership…it’s the percussive elements and rhythmic nuances that set “We Found Roads” apart from typical folk fare…YKMW’s music spills over with catchy melodies, beautiful harmonies and pillowy acoustic guitar, as well-crafted folk music often does. But Karisa and Cie also use rhythm to imbue their songs with a strong sense of momentum…The album is a reflection of mile-markers and moments derived from giving up everything and finding new paths together,” says the bio. And on “We Found Roads,” you kind of feel like you’re along for the ride.” – Bend Bulletin, BEND, OR

"A talented pair..." - Steve Chapman, The Chaffee County Times, Buena Vista, CO

"A multi instrumental, nuanced sound" - Mountain Xpress, ASHEVILLE, NC

“...(You Knew Me When) Full of interstate love songs.” - Moab Sun News, MOAB, UT

“Their harmony, arrangement, and dedication to crafting a well-written song is what is defining You Knew Me When as one of the more unique and passionate acts out there in music today.” – Matt Douglas, Muen Magazine


“With beautiful, soulful harmonies, it feels as though there's a full band playing a sound that often incorporates a ukulele and glockenspiel.” – The Source Weekly, BEND, OR

"A match made in musical heaven...Songwriting between the couple is much like the drumming, split between the two in a way that asks for perfect cohesion." ~ Raychel Johnson, Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah

"Husband-and-wife duo Cie and Karisa Hoover pursue an indie-rock sound marked by compelling lead and harmony vocals, driving rhythms and colorful flourishes. At times, the Nashville, Tenn. pair sounds like a darker, more electrified version of Over the Rhine; at others, it takes an approach reminiscent of the sort of pop songs Aimee Mann writes." - Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, MO


“With a blend of oft-elegiac vocals and ripe lyrics within a style wedged within a file marked indie rock, the duo arrive with a batch of new tunes…Raw beauty emerges from snippets of tracks posted such to compel ears to yearn for more.” ~ Tom Netherland, The Herald Courier, Bristol, VA

"The songs flow together to form a singular, unique sound that sets the couple apart as musicians.  With a wide range of material, those in the audience rarely have trouble finding something they like." ~ St. Peter Herald, St. Peter, Minnesota


"Filling a gap in the modern music scene is the sound of You Knew Me When one that blends soulful lyrics with the rhythms of indie and folk rock. The result is uniquely their own full of an authenticity, heart, and ukulele that just isnt heard often enough. If youve ever wanted to see an artist before they made it big, this is one show that will pay off." ~ Sneak Peak Vail Magazine


“There is such a natural talent to You Know Me When and for the first time in quite awhile it may be a sound that is truly unique, or at least different in these musical times.” ~ Kyle Jones, WRNC Radio, Asland, WI

"Being a big Ben Gibbard fan (Death Cab For Cutie/The Postal Service), I dare say this is some seriously good music. Well produced with great dynamics. I love these husband & wife duo projects, they always seem to harmonize better in some unique way." ~ Christopher Paxton, Event Producer - Live On the Green / WRLT Lightning 100.1FM


"You Knew Me When has written a record that could potentially be the next big thing to the masses, just like what The Civil Wars did and what The Avett Brothers are currently doing." ~ Matt Douglas, Muen Magazine

“Husband-wife duo You Knew Me When close to next step. Fans of melancholy indie rock and singer-songwriter fare probably will find something to like in Cie and Karisa Hoover's "You, Me, and the Rest of the World.”…This is a pair with talent and ability.”

~ Tony Bennett, Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN


 “Upon first listen these songs, stories and sounds seem to be plucked straight out of a soundtrack for a musical. Closing your eyes while listening fosters up images of a dark stage light in cool blues with two actors, their backs turned, spotlight on each exchanging verses of love or longing until that moment of unified crescendo where song and story begin to overlap. This stems from the unconventional or untraditional vocal styling the two bring to their sound. It is easy to pigeonhole or point out bands or musicians hailing from Nashville, but these two might as well have been born on the other side of the country. This isn’t necessarily a band thing, there is such a natural talent to You Know Me When and for the first time in quite awhile it may be a sound that is truly unique, or at least different in these musical times.” ~Ashland Daily Press, Ashland, WI

“YKMW takes on a more ethereal, expansive and grand aesthetic than what one would imagine is reserved for boy-girl duos from Nashville.” -Jason Stringer, Salem Weekly, Salem, OR

“(You Knew Me When have) a lovely lush, layered sound.” - Jessica Paxton, DJ, KYMN Radio

“Blends of soulful lyrics uniquely their own.” - Post Independent, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO

“(You Knew Me When) an attractive fusion of folk and indie rock rich with pulsing and stirring beats.” - South Dakota Public Radio

“If you’re a fan of groups like Matt Costa, The Shins, The Postal Service, The Decemberists and Coldplay, then you simply must check out You Knew Me When.” - Jeff Greene, The Nashville Reel

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