As co-leaders of Tok, brothers Bryan and Matt Basler revel in thick, hazy riffs of stoner rock, which they layer over an articulated but unrepentant rhythm section. Parts of the album sound like a sampler disc of Sub Pop Records' early-'90s roster. Opener "Got No Need" has all the crunch, speed and bravado of Bleach-era Nirvana, while elsewhere the twisted twang ofthe Supersuckers and the super-fuzz of Mudhoney pop up.
As a thank-you for the write-up, Matt Basler sent a nice handwritten note to the RFT's offices - along with a decorated railroad spike. Observe (and click for a bigger shot):