“A modern day troubadour and music industry survivor…”
"The stage is his true home. Armed with no more than an old drum machine, an acoustic guitar, and a piano, his soul visibly soars from his feet to his fingertips. His performance was simply breathtaking to experience.."
THE ADVOCATE ONLINE
"Cartier’s music is a new-wave–inspired tapestry of samples, drum loops and electrified choral effects. His singing transcends all machinery: a quavering wail whose growls, moans and falsetto leaps, wrenched from a wounded place, set him on a par with Annie Lennox. When he’s not putting on a lascivious tough-guy swagger, he’s a broken bird, pleading for love in the silent, cruel and cold night..."
TIME OUT NEW YORK
"Behold! Here’s reason for applause!"
"An “A” rating (highest rating) - Cartier smolders with all the sanctified soulfulness of Reverend Al Green himself."