"Rebecca Rego and The Trainmen are a force to be reckoned with. Lay These Weapons Down demonstrates impressive range, convincingly spanning several genres. All the while, the album remains cohesive and congruent. An excellent album, it's all there, composed and performed expertly." 
-Smile Politely 

" Not often a voice strikes the listener as one that fits the music and lyrics so impeccably, but Rego offers a jazzy scat delivery topped with polished musicianship, making for an inspirational indie anthem."
- Glide Magazine 2016 

“Could I Have Loved You Better” is a song, which would do Nina Simone proud.......Musically, Rebecca Rego and the Trainmen expand on their indie folk foundation" 
                 - Innocent Words 2016

"[Tolono] is charmingly sincere and offers a genuine reflection of life's well-travelled roads."
       -C'Ville Weekly  (Charlottesville, Virginia)

"[Tolono is] an amazing album...and will sell you from the start."
        -Midwest Action 

"[Tolono] is an album worth celebrating, from Rego's smart, attentive songwriting to her earthy and appealing Edie Brickell-like voice, to the rustic warmth of the band that chugs along behind her"
           -Piet Levy Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"[Tolono] is personal, sincere, charming and genuine."
            - CincyMusic.com 

"I love [Tolono]!"
             - Gene Shay ( WXPN Philadelphia) 

"Rego gets intensely personal, inviting the listener into states of uncertainty and wonder...[Her] songs are genuinely passionate products of the songwriter's heart and mind." 
             -Gapers Block