Surfline: January 2022
World's leading surf forecasting and news site features Queentide song "Sticky Salty" as the soundtrack to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Competition highlights reel on their Instagram (1.9 million followers).
Santa Barbara Independent: May 2021
"But here to redeem Goleta’s musical reputation at long last comes the band Queentide and their bass-driven earworm “West Goleta,” a loving tribute to the incomparable charms of gentlemen who exit the freeway at Storke Road. . . It’s a bouncy, celebratory tune that romanticizes sandy hands and sticky tar, name checks Devereux Slough, and compels the listener to “keep Goleta country!” As a boy from north-central Goleta, I humbly nominate it as the city’s official anthem."
- Alex Ward, Santa Barbara Independent
"They're the hottest new band coming out of Santa Barbara."
- Ruben Zarate,
Dante Elephante Podcast
"Desk of the Day"
- NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest 2021