http://cadencemag.com/2011/06/mj-cyr/

..."While NXNE surely has offered many great sets by many outstanding singer-songwriters, it seems evident few would be able to pull off a show as technically proficient and aurally mystifying as Ms. Cyr did on a Thursday night in Parkdale."....

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http://torontoist.com/2011/06/whos_playing_nxne_mj_cyr/

"We had a section in our NXNE preview talking about artists who (sometimes) do it all themselves. MJ Cyr is one of those artists. Though she’s happy to play with other musicians (we’ve seen her several times collaborating with as many as a dozen other artists at tribute nights to Neil Young and the Smashing Pumpkins at the Drake Hotel Underground), she’s just as comfortable when it’s just her, a guitar, a small keyboard, and a couple of looping pedals"...

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http://pizza.sandwich.net/2012/05/canopy-mj-cyr-in-ottawa.shtml

..."While her voice may be somewhat tempered compared to her early days, it still clearly conveys her passion, especially in the album’s heartbeat-backed title track. The strength and clarity of her voice and her deft use of vocal harmony, two of her characteristic musical traits, are present even in the album’s more down-tempo tracks. Most of Canopy is light-hearted and upbeat, which may come as a surprise to those whose concept of devotional music revolves around gregorian chants or ragas."...