Vortex magazine has recommended Drowse as a Portland artist to watch in 2018 with an awesome writeup on Cold Air and very welcome Codeine comparison. Read the article here.
“Throughout Cold Air, Bates keeps one foot firmly planted in the shadows of a harrowing, unspoiled self-analysis, and the other just outside of its casting. The results are stunning, and admittedly sometimes concerning, but the record as evidence of healing is ultimately a triumphant vivisection of the psyche.”
-Ryan J. Prado