Nothing Is Real
Shmitt is a talented producer, songwriter, singer and guitarist. He pens unique tunes infused with heart, wit and irony. On this, his debut album, his lyrics paint audio postcards with instrumentation from slide guitar to bagpipes. 'The title track 'Nothing Is Real', is a striking song...one of many on this album that signal that Shmitt is a major new talent...yearning melodies...darkly poetic...sure-handed pop hooks'-Jay Lustig, The Star Ledger, NJ 'Shmitt is lyrically poetic...he has a singular sound that shows great promise and deserves a spin'-Dan Aquilante, New York Post 'a mesmerizing piece of music'-Vin Scelsa, 'Idiot's Delight', WNEW-FM, NYC 'I dig the CD! Nothing Is Real is one of the best indie releases this year!'-Peter Bochan, 'All Mixed Up', WBAI-FM, NYC 'Stuffy Shmitt picks the right tones, moods and lyrics to hop in his musical sidecar that's up to no good. His destination is a bit odd and retro in a jacked-up Camaro on cinderblocks kind of way'-The Aquarian Weekly 'Shmitt's CD is a work of art about what happens to people who live like there's no tomorrow but forget to die young'-Shepherd Express Metro, WI 'rating 4 (out of 5)...impress your friends with your keen musical ear'-The Aquarian Weekly, 'first listens' Three Stars!!!-The New York Post, CD Roundup.