EEVIAC (album) This Atlanta quartet may traffic in space-age self-mythology, but its musical gestalt is firmly rooted in the surf music of the mid-'60s, with an occasional… EEVIAC (album) This Atlanta quartet may traffic in space-age self-mythology, but its musical gestalt is firmly rooted in the surf music of the mid-'60s, with an occasional…
Music Review

EEVIAC

EW's GRADE
A-

This Atlanta quartet may traffic in space-age self-mythology, but its musical gestalt is firmly rooted in the surf music of the mid-'60s, with an occasional nod to new-wave velocity and sine-wave skronk. If the Ventures had grown up listening to the B-52's instead of Hank Marvin, they might have sounded like Man or Astro-man? In EEVIAC, the band cooks up more variations on its tremolo-drenched instrumental set pieces, oscillating between hyperspeed wipeouts and electro-pop nuttiness. A-

Originally posted Jun 15, 2007 Published in issue #483 Apr 30, 1999 Order article reprints
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