TERA MELOS: Self-titled: CD

God, I really don’t know where to start. I think Refused was on this page when they recorded The Shape of Punk to Come, but this is jazzier and occasionally more melodic. This Sacramento band is four instruments, no vocals, no song titles, and still manages to make me think of Tortoise or avant-noise like Black Dice and Al Dimeola on speed and nitrous oxide. David Lynch might approve. If you enjoy being disoriented and thought nobody could even attempt to match The Shape of Punk to Come, give this a spin!

 –todd (Springman)