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Meet Elodie Reverie

Today we’d like to introduce you to Elodie Reverie.

Elodie, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
In January 2019, I set out to finally pursue a dream I’d been putting off because I didn’t want to publicly fail/didn’t know what it would look like–I was going to release an EP by my birthday on June 30th.

I started singing in college because of the powerful release I found from that form of expression, and wrote my first song for a documentary independent study class because I thought it would make an entertaining story arc and if anything could be a portrait on dealing with failure, however, the results were far different from what I’d anticipated.

For me, learning how to produce my own music was the missing link–so I started to write lyrics and produce my music and this year I’ve written 17 original songs.

My debut release “Gold Rush” explores deep themes, including what it means to be pursuing a dream in one of the most competitive environments, which is Los Angeles!

I self-manage, and so I am constantly busy with working on promoting my releases, performing, etc.

Has it been a smooth road?
Rejection is one of the most common obstacles I face.

Sometimes I will submit a song to bloggers and receive over 50 rejections.

It’s easy for rejection to trigger an existential loop of thoughts questioning the validity of what I’m doing, and bringing my fear or failure to the forefront–I’ve had to learn with how to deal with that and keep an upward motion!

Performing live is also something that terrifies me. It’s not something I grew up doing–since I’ve started full time I’ve performed six times, and I have three more performances this fall!

When you are a solo act and you produce your own tracks it can be a challenging to be on stage alone because all eyes are on you and without live instruments, you need to be super visually engaging.

While I still feel I am developing my live set, I have to say I am less terrified than I was before the first time and its now something that I am motivated to improve!

Please tell us more about your work, what you are currently focused on and most proud of.
I am an independent artist.

I think what sets me apart from other artists is that I self-produce and write all of my material.

It’s extremely rare to stumble across artists who self-produce let alone female artists and I think

the cohesion in my music is apparent since I am responsible for the final product in so many different aspects.

Is our city a good place to do what you do?
Los Angeles itself is a constant reminder of what I am pursuing.

I feel I have the space to think and work, whereas, in New York where I was raised, my musical priorities take a backseat.

The networking is also fantastic here and there is a sense of belonging I feel as an independent artist that is hard to match in other places.

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ARTHUR LANG

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