Music is its own emotional and intellectual language. It can be an effective means of striking connection with the world. These are songs for the heavy-hearted, the joyful, and the content.

Timbre Ghost is the composition and performance of musician Dustin Tessier (Lazer Forever, Teague Alexy, Double Bird) in the songwriting, and studio setting. Live iterations of Timbre Ghost, as a band feature Adam Patterson (American Cream, Magic Castles) on drums, and Dylan Ritchie (Grant Hart, Teenage Strangler, Prissy Clerks) on bass.

Hailing from Duluth MN, Dustin Tessier is a life-long musician who traces his influences to growing up in a musical family, and coming of age in a storied city. Dustin has spent the past 20+ years immersed on the continuum of songwriting, recording, improvisational creation, and live performance as a local and national touring musician.

The Ledger is a concise collection of six songs, conceived from the experiences of its writer bracing up against the darkest borders of his personal life and innermost mind. The songs on The Ledger recant tales of hiding in plain sight, exposure, loss, and the subsequent pursuit of meaning.

“A satisfying, low-key indie rock album from former Duluthian Dustin Tessier that features glowing, warm instrumental tones aside lilting melodies and harmonies. Like “Ditch Trilogy” Neil Young with a bit of Elliott Smith and Pedro the Lion sprinkled on top.” Tony Bennett, Duluth News Tribune