"In concert she moves freely between avant rock, folk ballads, theatrical pop, and sonic explorations accompanied by the sounds of nature. Her voice has been described as a musical treasure — octaves that stretch for days and a myriad sonic textures that shift seamlessly through her songs."
- Kate Conner-Ruben.
Richards' music explores social change, spiritual awakening, animals and all things wild, and love in its myriad forms.
"Often brimming with wit, her songs irreverently skewer traditional boundaries of songcraft, exploring strange and wonderful imagescapes, and employing the richest and most unusual harmonies and rhythmic textures."
- Ann Arbor News.