Vir are a 3 piece band experimenting with elements of post-punk and shoegaze to create a glacial, dark and elegant sound.
- East Bay Express
"Finally, someone makes this shoegaze revival thing work. Oakland's Vir, formerly called Montana, lays U2-size vocals, melodies, and song structures over sinister, flatline backdrops à la Joy Division. The resulting tension, anchored by singer Sam Sloane's excellent guitar work, creates songs that don't stale"