"All the required ingredients are offered, from rocking reverb washes to fizzy fuzztone flashes."
From Russia with love comes The Vivisectors, whose smartly honed instrumentals are the stuff dreams are made of. The combo's latest album, "Case History of John Doe," takes the listener on a nonstop joyride of arrestive guitar workouts that mirror the tenor of early sixties surf sounds in a most faultless fashion. An organ that purrs with precision and drums that are right on time also cement the band's material. Dipping and flipping with intriguing tempo changes and mounds of mesmerizing hooks, "Case History Of John Doe" confirms over and over again just how aware and insightful The Vivisectors are at performing this particular realm of music.
All the required ingredients are offered, from rocking reverb washes to fizzy fuzztone flashes. Some of my personal favorite cuts on the disc are the aggressive garage punk plowings of "Motorpsycho," the rather ethereal etchings of "Cold Waves" an
Genre: Rock: Surf Rock
Release Date: 2004