"The British band has done a terrific job at exerting its own polystylistic personality and honouring the composers spirit"
Downbeat June 2016
"The Spike Orchestra fuses klezmer with surf rock in an oddly resonant admixture, run through the apparatus of a jazz big band."
New York Times
Playlist March 16 2018
"The Spike Orchestra, a 16-piece ensemble, evokes many things, including Charles Mingus’s large-group jazz, surf-rock, and klezmer music."
Wall Street Journal
Gulgoleth review The Music & The Myth
Masada Book Three Avant Music News
April 2018 The Music & The Myth
December 2016 Phill Barnes
Sam Eastmond interview Sammy Stein
Ghetto Review Jazz in Europe 2015 Sammy Stein