September 28 2015
Briana Marela is a vocalist, composer, and sound conjurer from the Pacific Northwest. Marela stitches together bold melodies and lyrics filled with longing using max/MSP to achieve vocal looping, processing and sampling. Briana's aesthetic sensibility derives from many kindred spirits in her home state of Washington, but is woven with her own unique vision of both her intimate world — its homes, its people — and the world at large.
Her debut album All Around Us was recorded in late 2013 in Reykjavik, Iceland with producer Alex Somers (Sigur Rós), and featuring strings by Amiina and some percussion by Samuli Kosminen of múm. The album was released August 21st 2015 on Jagjaguwar.