bio

Kirana Peyton is a seasoned multi-instrumental musician based out of the northern San Francisco Bay area. She’s had the pleasure of performing with many gifted musicians including Les Claypool, Jesca Hoop and Drag City artists Faun Fables. She’s enjoyed working in the studio with esteemed sound engineers such as Oz Fritz (Tom Waits, Bootsie Collins, Bill Laswell) and Bob Daspit (Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman). While playing nationally and internationally, she’s opened for Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Deerhoof, Amanda Palmer, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, John Trudell as well as many talented others. During her classical musical training at Sonoma State University she engaged in extensive studies in composition and Hindustani Indian singing. She had the great honor of receiving the Lalmani Misra Memorial scholarship for classical Indian singing.  She’s also written and performed vocal arrangements for Mo Perkins’ film “A Quiet Little Marriage”. Her current projects are Old Century Blood, indie folk rock soundscapes with idiosyncratic poetic lyrics, violin solos, and soaring male/female harmonies and Relay Loom, a solo exploration of down tempo, experimental electronic.