A blend of 60's influenced rock that mixes big rock with psychedelic pop in the vein of Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Beatles, and the Beach Boys. The Village Voice said Rick Bain "..chooses substance over style. Great songs, great hooks." Rick Bain is back! After a critically acclaimed debut album Crooked Autumn Sun (released in 2000), a sold out nationwide tour with the Dandy Warhols, and several jaunts with the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Portland, OR's Rick Bain took time to refocus (both his music and personal life) and ended up with a masterpiece of an album titled Virtual Heavy Pet.