Ray Suen is a musician and composer based in Los Angeles. Classically trained as a violinist in San Diego, he also served as a principal with the La Jolla Symphony Orchestra while studying at the University of California, San Diego. Suen embarked on his first national tour performing with the glam rock outfit Louis XIV in 2007. He would go on to play guitars and keyboards for Las Vegas rock band The Killers as well as harp and theremin for Oklahoma psych rockers The Flaming Lips. Suen was also a member of English-language, Latin rock band Mariachi El Bronx contributing songs to their last two studio albums. Suen has also performed and recorded with many other acts including Jarryd James, The Breeders, Kamasi Washington, and Devon Sproule among others. In 2017, he became the Musical Director for Lorde during her Melodrama World Tour. He is currently performing as a multi-instrumentalist with Passion Pit and Childish Gambino.
He released his second EP as SAVIO SAVIO in August 2016.
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