‘The more I listen to this album, the greater the enjoyment I get from the guitar playing backed by solid bass and drums. Every listen brings something new to the ears and brings echoes of the brilliant Frank Zappa even closer: Zappa used his guitar to illustrate his idiosyncratic view of life and Tim, in my view, does the same’ Read the full review here
Blues Doodles

‘this is in my opinion, Tim’s best album he has released. It includes many genres of music, including pop, jazz, blues, quirky and funk. His songs are produced to a high quality, with top notch lyrics and impressive guitar playing’ Read the full review here
Music Mementos

‘Thanks for the Pint Half Full CD – Great Stuff !’
Bernie Dollery – Blues 247

‘What a show we have for you this week. Our Album of the week is “Pint Half Full” by Tim Ainslie and The Vibes. Featuring the eponymous single.’
Smart Radio GY

‘Guitarist extraordinaire Tim Ainslie returns with one of his trademark quirky songs, ‘Pint Half Full’. Classy, funky stuff’
Stephen Foster, BBC Radio

………’joined by Alex Best and Roy Little, who provide a solid platform for Tim’s virtuoso guitar work’
Alan Harvey, Blues In Britain

‘Tim Ainslie’s guitar work on ‘Remise’ is spellbinding’
Stephen Foster, BBC Radio

‘Tim Ainslie made his wonderfully effective and hard working guitar playing look effortless…his beautiful guitar work is stunning….’
Ashwyn Smythe, Digital Blues

‘Guitarists of this calibre are a rare breed, tone and rhythm in bucket loads’
East Anglian Press

‘It’s more about the notes he doesn’t play, as the one’s he does’!
Stephen Foster – BBC Blues specialist

‘Stunning debut CD ‘The People Have Spoken’ by Ainslie’s Vibes top class musicianship and songwriting and highly entertaining live show’

‘I really like your music. It is twangy guitar, up, catchy, foot stomping…. You also have a strong rock and roll vocal going on with “The People Have Spoken”, … Cool stuff.’
Bob Johnson, Program Director WPKN Radio

‘You are one of the best “new artists” I have heard in years!!!!!’
Ton, Tripple R Radio, Netherlands

‘That’s some excellent material you’ve recorded!’ Thanks! –
Bill Brewer, Jazz and Blues Director, KZSC Santa Cruz, 88.1 FM

’You play some cool guitar-driven blues rock, I like it. Your songs are well crafted and guitar pyrotechnics always work in favour of the songs, never against them. Again, trio format has a lot to offer!’
Przemek Draheim, Radio Sfera, Torun, Poland.

‘Just wanted to let you know I got the CD’s the other day. Wonderful music.’
Owen Edwards KGGV-LP Guerneville, California