“A warm, organic sound bearing deep country roots, but still informed by rock ‘n’ roll.”

“Mancini stands poised between fatalism and faith, plumbing universal emotions with an almost unassuming mix of craft and feeling that inexorably pulls you in.”
– No Depression

Killing The Old Ways takes a more epic approach, with a loosely bound concept album about the need to make one’s way through the world while also skewing hope from happenstance.”
– American Songwriter

Killing The Old Ways finds Mancini charting his way through heartfelt character portraits, exploring expansive new soundscapes and poignant storytelling.”
– Under The Radar

“Mancini interrogates what kind of America, exactly, it is we’re preserving in Americana music, using the genre to call attention to the fallacies of the past and the absurdities of the present.”
– Adobe and Teardrops

Killing The Old Ways is Mancini’s strongest outing yet, a rangy, penetrating, consistently tuneful examination of the current American moment that leaves no doubt you are in the hands of a gifted artist.”
– The Daily Vault

“[Killing The Old Ways] has all the right ingredients – rural country atmosphere, rock ‘n roll spice, all intensified by bits of nostalgia, melancholy, and haunting sounds.”
– Americana Highways

“[Killing The Old Ways] is a fine album with some great playing and some cracking songs and fans of Drive-By Truckers and Jason Isbell should find much to savour and enjoy here.”
– AmericanaUK

“You may not be familiar with the name Pete Mancini, but one listen of his timeless Americana that’s indebted to rock’n’roll and country, and you certainly won’t forget who he is.”
– Take Effect

“[Old Television] is one giant lip-smacking overstuffed burrito of all-Americana power pop.”
– Holler

“…if Big Star had tried their hand at political music, they’d land somewhere around Madison Avenue Blues.”
– The Boot

“Pete Mancini can bring three chords, the truth, and heartbreak as hard as anybody… skill as a keen observer of character and an entertaining storyteller to boot.”
– Wide Open Country

“…Mancini has mastered an ability to capture the essence of a sound that once won wide appeal, not only in Nashville, Austin and Bakersfield, but frequently on the radio waves as well.”
– Goldmine

“A singer songwriter who is at the very peak of his powers and who should really be spoken of in the same way as Farrar, Tweedy, Adams were in their early days of worldwide acclaim…”
– American Roots UK

“Mancini’s earnest voice and songs of world-weary struggles put him in line as a worthy successor to John Prine and John Hiatt as a premier singer/songwriter whose work is destined to be covered by dozens of artists.”
– Good Times Magazine