Mestís is normally a Los Angeles-based instrumental rock and roll task helmed by electric guitar virtuoso Javier Reyes of Pets as Market leaders and T.R.A.M. The project’s music includes extremely complex however melodic agreements that combine components of jazz fusion, intensifying steel, Latin music, and various other affects. Mestís’ recordings typically feature Reyes on eight-string electric guitar, bass, and productions responsibilities. The project’s 2012 debut EP, Basal Ganglia (released by Sumerian Information), highlighted drum coding by Reyes’ Pets as Market leaders bandmate Matt Garstka aswell as efforts by percussionist Héctor Barez and experienced trombone participant David Stout. Reyes spent the next years focusing on his electric guitar workshops while composing new Mestís materials. In 2015, Reyes set up a live lineup of the group including bassist Joe Lester (Intronaut) and drummer Dave Timnick. Mestís’ full-length debut, Polysemy, including efforts by Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel of Chon furthermore to performances by Garstka and Lester, appeared on Sumerian Recordings that November.