While most bands seem to exist as self-sustaining music creating machines, The
Elec Tet has favored a more "collective" approach to the creative process.
Originally conceived as a tribute project, Chicago based drummer Ben Scholz has
morphed the group into a proving ground for new material in both live and
studio situations. Not all ideas stand the performance test, but the ones that do
are still subject to the rigors of studio production and editing. The debut album
"Shiny Metal Objects" is the result of many months of trial and error by some of
the top performing musicians in the country