MESTIS is world renowned guitarist Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders) - His latest release, Eikasia (2018), is a seven track offering showcasing Reyes' vast musical diversity and features an intriguing variety of instrumentation. The upcoming live album "En Vivo" consisting of live tracks from "Polysemy" and "Eikasia" on tour is coming September 25th, 2020 via Sumerian.
Reyes states:“I’ve always wanted to create a style of music that focused on being emotionally exploitive and technically sound, yet simple enough for the average music listener to appreciate. Another influence was using the eight string guitar in a form that is unconventional to the 'trends' or independent of characteristics that are found in music styles/genres that have popularized it. Another and important reason was to create a true form of my own independent voice as an artist. To create music that expressed my personality, upbringing, emotions and musical taste.”