The Boston Phoenix

"People Skills rocked like Rilo Kiley backed by Yes. No, I cannot explain what that means. You’ll have to hear it. Chelsea Paolini showed her skills to the people late into the night, as adults, teens, parents, dogs, and other creatures yelped and cheered for the soulful indie pop magic of Paolini power."     -Sam Ueda

Spotlight Magazine

"The music is moving, and fresh."    -Chris Hislop

The Wire

"...an endearing exuberance..."    -Matt Kanner

Portsmouth City Radio

"Their music flows so well, it feels very natural and effortless which is obviously not only a product of their talent, but also of how well they know each other."     -Heather Moreau

Seacoast Online

"...People Skills are a solid representation of what Paolini should be doing with her days. Rocking the six string with a stout rhythm section behind her (Greg Baldi on bass, and her brother Andrew Paolini on drums — two-thirds of Seacoast mind melting music troop, Comma). The tunes she writes for People Skills are much longer than those of the Dramadies (thank you Phish), but they are no less as moving as her former band. Steeped in the musical traditions of yore — with a touch more reverb, a touch more castle toppling grit — all wrapped up in Paolini's bubble-gum pop vocals..."

My Indie Music Blog

...The indie music scene in the New England states is jumping these days. People Skills prove they have the chops to carry a large portion of it on their backs...