My Cousin, The Emperor is a young band of country punks with a book full of ragged honky-tonk anthems
— Relix Magazine
My Cousin, The Emperor comes off like a shiny 21st-century update of The Basement Tapes.
— Metro Pulse
They say the Devil is in the details, but God is in there too... It’s those little details that can make or break a song, and I hear those details in My Cousin, The Emperor’s songs
— John Schaefer, Soundcheck - WNYC