Briana Marela is a vocalist, composer, and sound conjurer from the Pacific Northwest. Having formative roots in Seattle and Olympia, WA her aesthetic sensibility derives from many other kindred spirits of the local music scene, but with her own unique vision of the world around her. She weaves together melodies with meaning and lyrics filled with longing using max/MSP to achieve vocal looping/processing/sampling. Marela has a finished debut album in the works that was recorded in late 2013 in Reykjavik, Iceland with producer Alex Somers. Featuring strings by Amiina and some percussion by Samuli Kosminen of múm.