Tera Melos with Zorch, Sister Crayon, and Creepers
The history of Tera Melos, like the life of Dostoevsky, treads between transcendence and complete breakdown. In the early quartet years, live performances were as much about gymnastics and daredevilry as they were about actual performance. Bursts of hyper-musicianship sprouted between larger expanses of equipment-trashing, mid-measure cartwheeling, and death-defying rafter-swinging. The evolution from a four-piece to a trio saw the visual chaos reigned in and the aural chaos blossom. Destruction… Show more
Melding the aggression of punk with the technical intricacies of prog rock, Tera Melos use jerky shifts in time signatures and disjointed guitar noodling bearing a close resemblance to Don Caballero and Hella....
Formed in Boston but seemingly out of somewhere in left field, the music of multi-instrumentalists Zac Traeger and Sam Chown of Zorch is best described as kaleidoscopic. Using a variety of instruments (including vintage modded keyboards, pedals, and an Omnichord), the experimental indie duo carves psychedelic pop songs out of mayhem, with Chown's rambunctious drumming providing the backbone for their uplifting vocals....
Everyone experiences pain in life. But there are a precious few who know how to turn it into something truly beautiful. Growing up in the rougher neighborhoods of Sacramento, music was always a refuge for Terra Lopez....
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