Meet the band

Riiza

vocals, lyrics

Taurus sun, Pisces moon, Libra rising

Riiza is a senior at Marymount Manhattan College. She has worked as a professional songwriter/topliner for the last three years, primarily in the EDM industry. After fulfilling her time in EDM music, Riiza began scouting out members for a new band in 2018. While committing her time to SS, she also works as a music publishing administrator. 

Her Heros: Heart, Judy Collins, The Rolling Stones, Tash Sultana, Harry Styles, Maggie Rogers, Walk the Moon, Linda Ronstadt, Annie Lennox

Instagram: @riiza_liz

www.riizamusic.com

 

Matrianna "The Kid" Gahol

guitar

Virgo sun, Pisces moon, Aries rising

Born and raised in Chicago, The Kid has been playing her Joan Jett Special Edition Ax for over nine years and learned through School of Rock Chicago. She is currently earning her BA in Music Technology at NYU. 

Heroes/inspirations: Santana, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Joan Jett, Black Sabbath, Frank Zappa, David Bowie

Instagram: @matrianna.gahol

 

abby "smokes" flicker

bass

Cancer sun, Aries moon, Cancer Rising

Smokes, hailing from sunny LA, is currently earning her BA in Music Technology at NYU. She was classically trained from the start, learning the violin at just five years old. She has been playing the bass for three years. 

Her musical influences include: Tame Impala, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan and Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Bass influences: Jaco Pastorius, Thundercat, Joe Dart

Instagram: @abbyflickuh

 

Marissa "bean" Dumlao

Drums

Aries sun, Gemini moon, Sagittarius rising

Bean was born and raised in the Bay Area in California. She played percussion in the school band and picked the drum set at age 13 in summer 2013. She's currently studying at NYU where she first met the Kid, the very first week of school. 

Top musical influences: Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Cherry Glazerr, BRONCHO and DIIV

Instagram: @imnotmarissa