WHAT THE PRESS ARE SAYING:

 

"Thanks to tight chemistry, killer hooks, and a distinctive sound that’s both lo-fi and retro-pop smooth, New Jersey’s Dentist have managed to stand out amid a sea of like-minded musical acts. The band’s sunny indie-surf sound and energetic, four-on-the-floor rock belies the subtle and dark lyrics often hiding beneath the sweet exterior" – The A.V. Club

"Dentist make beachy guitar music sound so good you'll think it's just as easy to play." - Noisey

 

Dentist have precision and technicality that borders on math rock, but they also know how to temper their muisicality for deft variations of energy and aesthetic." - Stereogum

Daytrotter Top 100 Songs 2016

"Here's how much I like them, they're from Asbury Park New Jersey, and I don't even hold that against them." - Sound Opinions (NPR)  

One of "SXSW's Top 10 Bands" in 2018. - The Mercury News 

"Dentist's eponymous debut is a deliriously infectious collection of fuzzyCalifornia styled, indie-pop jangle and sun-dappled,garage-rock crunch."  - Pandora

"Similar saccharine-fueled high you got from The Cardigans ‘My Favourite Game’ and The Primitives ‘Crash’. Jane Weidlin-like vocals that scream innocence amidst a vibrantl beach guitar sound, as championed by Fazerdaze, Alvvays and Best Coast" – Louder Than War

"Their new single "Joel" is a promising album teaser, doused in their signature bright surf-rock, nostalgia, and fuzz."- Culture Collide

"Dentist masters bright, California surf rock (despite being not-always-sunny New Jersey natives) and tosses in some folksy acoustic sounds (“Digging Up the Dog”), pop punk guitar solos (“Meet You There in Delaware”), and ethereal Cocteau Twins-like vocals by Bornemann." - The Le Sigh

"Maintaining all of the irresistible elements from their first album, this one will still be, at its core, a sun-soaked party, but with a bit more depth and opportunity to showcase the band's full potential." - Broadway World 

"Emily Bornemann’s vocal melody floats on a coastal breeze, it’s one that seems to have crossed the Atlantic to get to her"- Flood Magazine

"The album perfectly captures the band’s surf pop sound on a collection of tracks that are an ideal soundtrack for the summer." - Northern Transmissions

"This is a band poised to break through nationally.  

They meet all the criteria as masters of melody and songwriting." - Meet Me at the Lanes

Bird In A Cage, Video Premier - The Vinyl District

 

This Asbury Park surf band is putting smiles on a lot of people's faces with their irreverant charm and lo-fi power - Asbury Park Press

 

The five piece blend dreamy, saccharine pop melodies
with tight rhythms and seductive guitar work." - Ground Floor Go 

 

"The eponymous disc features 13 beach-breaking
Fujiwaras that roll from choppy, pop punk kick-outs
to hot-dogging groundswells of millennialism angst." - The Aquarian 

 

"The candy-coated vocals and melodies conceal
a certain depth and melancholy on a lyrical level."  - Hobsnobbery

 

"Dentist currently sits very high on my list of
"Favorite Albums of 2014."  - CoolDad Music

 

"Whip smart pop sensibilities with that garage charm
set against a steady, rolling bass line." - Speak Into My Good Eye

 

"Track Of The Day" - Killing-Moon

 

"Much has been said and written about female fronted bands,
good and bad. I don’t care about all that shit.
I care whether the band is good or not,
whether they “rock” or not. Dentist does." - Jersey Beat 

 

"Song Of The Week" - Power Pop Academy

 

Video Premier - Power Pop Academy

 

"Song of the Year" - Asbury Park Music Awards, 2014

"Song of the Year" - Asbury Park Music Awards, 2016

"Song of the Year" - Asbury Park Music Awards, 2018

"Top Indie/Alt. Rock Band" - Asbury Park Music Awards, 2018