WBGO – “[Ocelot’s] interplay suggests a life of its own” – Nate Chinen

Bandcamp: Best Jazz March 2021 – “a manifestation of pure, focused will“ – Dave Sumner

Wire – “Arresting debut from [Ocelot] who combine an interest in space and tone with tricksy rhythms and jazz lyricsm” – Steward Smith

Bird is the Worm – “[Uesaka] susses out some powerful moments from his gentle lyricism” – Dave Sumner

Asian Matters for America – “..energetic and freewheeling” – Xavier Griffiths