Carand Burnet first started playing the guitar when she was 9 years old. Her studies included instruction with noted South Carolina string instrument player Danny Guyton. Burnet enjoys creating lead guitar melodies and harmonies that blend elements of psychedelic sounds, surf rock, and jazz, among other genres. She is the guitarist of the band Kioea with musician Jim Rioux. She accompanies musician Laura Harper Lake as the duo called Electric July.