Titan to Tachyons
“A powerful young guitarist with a striking compositional vision.” – John Zorn
Titan to Tachyons is an instrumental experimental jazz-metal group led by New Zealand/New York composer and guitarist Sally Gates (ex-Orbweaver), which features Kenny Grohowski (Secret Chiefs 3, Imperial Triumphant, John Zorn) on the drums and two bassists: Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Tomahawk) and Matt Hollenberg (Cleric, John Zorn). The quartet instrumentally depicts the realms of surrealism and science fiction through eclectic and improvisational passages, juxtaposed by fluid grooves and metallic flurries. Their 2020 debut LP, Cactides, was released through Nefarious Industries to critical acclaim. The band followed up in 2022 with Vonals, an album commissioned by Big Ears alum John Zorn.