(Translated from Spanish to English)
"A personal trainer, producer, multi instrumentalist and singer songwriter, Ivan Polanco ignores the limits of an artistic life and transcends stereotypes and borders with his music...Polanco emphasizes a dedication not only to his music but also to his family, and definitely demonstrates a conscious and appreciation of the world around him with his analytical, narrative and captivating lyrics."
Wolf In a Suit (Music Blog), 2016:
"Ivan does a great job not only musically but in setting the grounds with mature and honest lyrics to ensure the listeners connect with this song. Simply amazing, listen and enjoy."
Punchland Magazine, 2015:
“Ivan’s dedication, drive, and versatility as an artist show through his work. Not only are his songs extremely catchy, they also seem to strike a chord with us listeners... His all too real lyrics lead the listener to feel as if they've 'formed a connection' with Ivan himself”
Kollaboration New York, 2014:
"I am of mixed heritage, and as an artist of Filipino and Dominican descent, I am proud to represent Asian Americans in entertainment...There is still a large percentage of the population that isn't aware of Asian American or other ethnic talent. It's time for the mainstream media to get a taste of what they've been missing out on, and I'm happy to break that door down".
Performer Magazine, 2013:
"Feeling most natural on the guitar, he chooses chords, finger picking a melody that stands out to him. Letting the lyrics write themselves, he generates songs that create an intimate experience for his listeners".