With a number of silhouettes of Elvis Costello found on the front and back cover of this EP, it's no secret that Rizzo contains an inspiration of guitar-based pop in one form or another. In the case of Shymaster, the two-member lineup belts out a course of heartfelt indie pop that's minimally composed of a guitar, drums, and melodic female vocals. Incredible catchy and clever, Rizzo deserves recognition for its stripped-down craftsmanship that's limited by the aforementioned instrumentation. Get this now.
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AllMusic Review by Mike DaRonco