Tesa is three-piece band mostly associated with post-metal and experimental metal genre residing in Riga, Latvia. The band consists of original founding members - drummer and vocalist Janis Burmeisters, guitarist Davis Burmeisters, bassist and vocalist Karlis Tone.
Formed in 2005.
Since 2005 the band has gained much attention with numerous tours and festival appearances.
TESA released several albums on smaller indie-labels in Latvia, Russia and France over the last 10 years.
Their releases demonstrate passion for experiments with genres and sound textures, mixing dark melodies with feathery soundscapes, ambiences, psychedelic loops and even noise music, abstracting themselves from mainstream standards of heavy music. Previously released albums Tagad, Nekad and Heartbeatsfromthesky have gained recognition as fresh take on the today’s metal music.
At the beginning of 2015 their latest record called ‚GHOST‘ was released via SKYR records/ Latvia. Mastered by James Plotkin, known for his work with several influential bands in the heavy and experimental music scene like Sunn O))), Electric Wizard, Earth, Michael Gira, Tim Hecker and many more. This album is a very diverse and intense sounding album, giving a lot of praise to the rawness and overall ambience of performance.