Hi, whisperingleaves--I like your avatar and name.
It would be helpful if Basenotes' directory and reviews were up and running, but until they are, I guess you'll have to rely on the comments at MUA. Purplebird has penned some thoughtful reviews on both sites.
Here are some BN threads:
I liked the AM fragrances I sampled, but was frustrated with how mild they are. That's due to their natural base, which is laudable in many respects. My favorite was the very pretty Palas Atena.