Photos by John Skewes

Carand Burnet is a guitarist who performs under the name Angel Lake and is the leader of the band Kioea. Her music blends surf rock, psychedelia, and global influences. J. Swartwood (Aquarium Drunkard) described Burnet’s music as “simultaneously modern and vintage.” Burnet has performed at venues including The Music Hall, 3S Artspace, The Thing in the Spring Festival, The All Roads Music Festival, and elsewhere. Her albums have been featured twice as “New and Notable” releases by Bandcamp, and her song “Amber” was featured on 92.5 The River’s Homegrown Music Showcase. She was awarded a Maine ARP Grant to help finish recording Kioea’s new album, Stand Tall (release date 8/18/23).


Kioea – Stand Tall

Kioea – Kioea EP

Angel Lake – Sound Altar



Kioea :: S/T / Aquarium Drunkard

Album Review: Maine’s Kioea — Reviving the Sound of Surf Guitar / The Arts Fuse

Kioea brings its psychedelic surf rock to Loading Dock Series at 3S

Kioea – “Black Sand Beach”

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