"Rooted in jammy psychedelia, NVO provides an atmospheric, spacey soundstage akin to that of The New Deal."
"Solar Tide is a trip. With this release, NVO demonstrates some serious skill in all things bass, or more like BASS. From simple two-note rhythms to some seriously gnarly dub, these guys bring the heat with their low-end. It is not to be messed with."
“NVO’s groove lies in their celestial rhetoric and embrace of both digital and analogue sounds. Their drumming attacks, their electric guitar guides, and the MIDIS, sampling, and Kaossilator transport audiences to a dynamic and metagalactic state of jammy flow, something NVO has aptly dubbed “space funk” (aka the untz).”
“Their self-titled EP continues to dive deeper into the electronic sounds that fall somewhere between the epic nature of George Takei and the fourth-dimension - all while covering listeners in an aura that tastes like a binary star's wet dream.”
“NVO took the stage on Saturday around 9 with sprouting force. The cotton was high and everyone was dancing, but not in an afflicted dubstep haze, for this electronic music was spirited. It moved forward with intention. Maximov’s cadent drumming coruscated into a photoelectric groove kindled by Ward, Laglia, and Jones. The band, in synergy with the lights, buzzed and beamed imparting a uniquely San Franciscan dance party complete with purring drums, spectral midis, electrifying guitar, and native yet extrinsic sampling. The music exuded fearless thrust while maintaining a flexible backbone…”