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“An onstage if unseen percussionist, Austin Birdy, ramps up the pugilistic sequences, while guitarist Max Kennedy provides more lyrical underlay. And the deeply embedded kids’ songs provide the reminiscing prods as well as, in the end, the emotional payoff.”

- WBUR Boston's NPR News Station  

“The music direction, arrangements and incidental music are all by Michael McElroy, with the music skillfully performed by guitarist Max Kennedy and percussionist Austin Birdy.”

- On Boston Stages  

Broadway World Review: Man in the Ring Goes the Distance 

Vanyaland South by Southwest Showcase

Austin Birdy drums after tracking Eden Rayz Saint Anthony's Fire at Zippah Boston MA

"To know this band is to see them live, and to experience Alessandro Maione’s honest and visceral performance tackling both emotions and instrumental equipment, supported by a band (Peter Landry, Austin Birdy, Bill Cunningham) that performs with equally as much skill and gusto."

- Cole Haden (Model/Actriz) Boston Hassle

Geoff Wilbur Aüva Review
"Indie pop sextet Aüva blends elements of dream pop, surf, and psych-rock with driving rhythms, jangly guitars, and vibrant harmonies."
                                          - do617 Austin, TX
Austin Birdy tracking drums at Zippah Studios in Boston MA. Photo by Anna Young
Austin Birdy Drums Live at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA
Austin Birdy Drumset at Zippah Studios in Boston MA - tracking for Big Fuzzy LP