Formed in 2017 under the moniker Raavi & the Houseplants, Raavi is fronted by queer-desi
songwriter Raavi Sita. The band blossomed in the Boston DIY scene before heading to Brooklyn
to work on their next project.
Raavi’s earnest, narrative-driven lyrics are ushered by a chorus of guitars, taking inspiration
from the likes of Slow Pulp and Forth Wanderers. Melding the sounds of guitar-focused indie
rock, emo, and 90s alt-rock- the band has achieved a sound that is sincerely their own. But the
singularity of It Grows on Trees stems from Sita’s vulnerability. She cannot help but write with,
and about honesty. Sita is seeking clarity - to untangle the messes of familial relationships,
feelings of relative worth, and harm and conflict.