"Ian Brennan's Muse-Sick is a passionate, thought-provoking chronicle of traveling beyond the mainstream to listen to unheard music created by the unsung."
–Professor Maureen Mahon(NYU), author of Right to Rock: The Black Rock Coalition and the Cultural Politics of Race, and Black Diamond Queens: African American Women and Rock and Roll
"We can never hear enough of the fresh, conscientious perspective of Ian Brennan. His words gives voice to people who have been silenced."
–Booker T. Jones, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Lifetime Achievement award Grammy-winner
"By all means keep this book by your bedside...."
"Brennan is unflinching in his criticism of the commercial music industry..."
–The Australian, weekend special-edition
"Think Alan Lomax meets Steve Albini with a megaphone."
"It's not often that you read a book that changes the way you listen to music ....if you only read one book about music this year, I strongly recommend that you make it this one."