Rachel Andie is a Japanese American multi-instrumentalist and songwriter based in Philadelphia, PA. Her solo style consists of build-up guitar loops, intricate vocals, and tap dancing as percussion. Her debut album "The Common Calamity" was independently released in August of 2016 with her backing band, We The People. She is currently recording her second studio album "Tu Me Manques" with her full band, Rachel Andie & The V Element, which is an alternative “zen” folk six-piece band consisting of local musicians and educators in Philadelphia. The V Element is comprised of Rachel Andie on Guitar and Vocals, Mark Nestman on Bass Guitar, Drew Gerace on Drums, Mariah Del Rio on Back-up Vocals, Jay Rosen on Pedal Steel Guitar, and Logan Roth on Keys. Their 11 track studio album will be called "Tu Me Manques" and will be released in the fall of 2018, accompanied by a full length visual album produced by Skyler Jenkins Films.