Updated: Oct 9, 2022
Currently Listening to “Arcades and Areoplanes” on Spotify and Petrichor on Bandcamp by Bryanna Rain
“Bryanna Rain is a musical talent on the rise and we are so thrilled to hear her work echoing from beautiful lo-fi to futuristic productions, you’re on a journey to the future with her music and we’re loving it!” Produced by a Girl
Produced by a Girl Artist Interview - BRYANNA RAIN
Hi! What was the inspiration behind the album Petrichor ?
After EPisodes was released earlier this year I wanted to expand on some more of the ideas and give some more context to what I was actually experiencing during this whole Pandemic event that keeps going, the fuckery around politics, and the fact that I enjoy dials, knobs, and remix ideas.
What does Petrichor mean?
It’s the earth’s scent after a Rain, get it? It’s everything AFTER the EPisodes.
You’re a novelist, that is so cool! We’d love to hear a bit about your writer background, favorite work you wrote, favorite novel etc.
I’m more of a “photog picture book” type than a novelist perse’,but I’m still proud of “Don’t Judge” even though it was a simple book with a few sayings attached. As for my choice in authorship - my range is wide from Orwell to Angelou.
What video games, if any, inspired this album?
The ENTIRE concept of Arcades and the Arcade Foley sounds that emanate from inside of popcorn filled rooms- I have enjoyed classics like “Call” and “Portal” and I like RPG’s and have my VR set.
What drew you to the music industry and what has your journey been like?
Bloodlines, and it’s always been running in the background for me, something that came naturally to me being fascinated with sound. But it’s a self-deluding business at times, and my journey is more like a series of encounters rather than some straight line towards anything.
When did you start studying/writing music and do you have an instrument of choice?
From inside the womb and it’s a bit of keys and samples from bits of sound that come from what sounds good to me
Who are you inspired by?
Whoever came out of my family’s stereo, whether it be someone like Tasmin Archer, or The Spice Girls or Bob Marley, or other artists you may not have heard of before- in just about any genre.
Please explain your creative process
The process creates me.
What’s an average day like for you with music?
At the time you’re putting it out it just feels like you’re vying for some form of validation or feedback of your work on a daily basis , even though I’m not built that way .It’s a balance of engaging and NOT at the same time.
Is there a hidden meaning in any of your music or deeper meaning you want your fans
If you’re listening then you’re already knowing and understanding.
Do you collaborate with others in the studio? What is that process like?
I DID with Sable Minds and it’s fun to share a space and see what comes from it.
I know your fans would love to hear how they can interact with you. Is there a way that you
prefer that much .to connect with them?
I like Instagram and Twitter to some extent, but to be honest, I don’t get inundated with that much personal attention. I am quite happy to carry on anonymously.
What is your favorite part about this line of work?
The chance to constantly reinvent through your own creative purpose.
What’s your favorite performance been and why?
Carnegie Hall, and that was just because it was such a big platform.
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
Don’t follow me, I’m lost too.
What are you working on next?
A comic strip called “Adventures of B+E”
What does the term Produced By a Girl mean to you?
It’s empowerment, and solidarity because the future is female, and what were going to do about aborting the court.