The joke with Viele's bands is that the players' skills go beyond their sophomoric names and quick, three-chord punk licks; these are talented musicians playing simple songs very well. But right away on Nightmoves, his guitar chops distinguish themselves from past releases. "Cold Cold Heart" trades chugging rhythm for a surprisingly lyrical solo with gothic overtones, thanks to a chorus effect. Later, "Not Gonna Take My Heart" sounds like a snotty revision on a Modern Lovers song, by mixing a summery shuffle with a strident chorus.
Read the rest of the Sex Robots review here. As the poster above tells you, the band is celebrating Nightmoves' release with a free show at the Schlafly Tap Room tomorrow night. Bunnygrunt is also on the bill.