By Brian M. Raftery
Updated November 12, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

While this Milwaukee quartet have solidified their indie following with pressurized melodic musings, their third album reveals a knack for hook-heavy power pop. The chant-along lyrics of ”Emergency! Emergency!” will surely be accompanied by rabid air-guitaring, while the evocation of summer’s end on ”Jersey Shore” is a work of sap-free nostalgia. Still, given the simple verse-chorus-verse structure, it’s hard not to note a ring of familiarity. B

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