Reactions to 'Departures'
"Very cool, well written, performed and produced all around! I like the backup vocals, variety, lyrics, tones, and instrumentation." - Kris S. - Chicago, IL
“Reminiscent of Neil Young’s On The Beach, Departues wandered a curvy, cozy path to my musical door.” ~ Stacey S., Enid, OK
"All I can say, if I may, is HOLY SHIT!! The subtlety, the details, emotion, intelligence...brilliant." - Cheryl A., Chelsea, MI
“I’ve added ‘Get Over You’ to our rotation. Good stuff, nifty jazz blues riffs. Thanks for being talented” - Dave P., Laurel Canyon Radio
“The production is solid. Sounds great on my car stereo.” - Rekker R., Amarillo, TX
"Mighty fine music." - Robyn M., Embudo, NM
"Turn it up!" - Linden T., Brighton, MI
"It's amazing! Beautiful, dark and luscious. Reminds me of Leonard Cohen." - Michelle W. - Chicago, IL
"Pure poetry." - Diane W., Memphis, TN
“Great songwriting. I need to listen to it again to really take it all in, but he has really nailed it with this album.” - Tony P., Minneapolis, MN
"It's going into rotation!" - Alicia H. WGHC 98.3FM, Chicago, IL
"It's a friggin' evolution. The different feels and rhythms of the tunes are like walking into different rooms..." - Derek T., Taos, NM
"Fantastic album. So creative and musical!", James D., Nashville, TN
"It sounds like it was fun to make!" - Christopher S., Dearborn, MI
Reactions to 'The Story Continues...'
"It was really a pleasure to work on this! It is a great record! Really nice sounding, clear mixes and great songs!" - Amy Marie, YesMaster Studios, Nashville
"The Story Continues adds jazz flourishes and musical depth to Hinske’s already solid songwriting skills." - Andy Jones, KNCE-FM, Taos, NM
"Its a good one, folks!" - Laurie Mitchell Dunn, Music Programmer
"David is a poet and a storyteller. His soulful music imbues even the most casual observation with a profound beauty. It is the perfect antidote to our 24/7 news cycle." - Diane Jalfon, Executive Director, Memphis Library Foundation
Reactions to 'The Official Record'
"Listening to David Hinske's recording [The Official Record] on my way to work. Love the variety, interesting chord changes, clear sweet guitar, rich cello, intelligent writing. So pure. - Cheryl Ann, Chelsea, MI