First formed by singer songwriter, Iris Mareina and multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer, Rod Shepard, Mistic Rein is a unique, eclectic, independent modern rock band. Based at Xanthi Music Production Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey, Mistic Rein illustrates elements of multi-ethnic styles and rhythms, while fusing influences of many music genres with their own unique style of progressive rock/pop; stylistically ranging from ska, pop, r&b, to rock..., with an edge, a unique blend of multi-ethnic sounds and a lyrical focus. REVIEWS: 'MISTIC REIN was yet another female fronted band - how many great female singers are there in NYC? ... is this the world's best kept secret? Great moods and fantastic arrangements.' --Emergenza Festival Review 'The band rocked the house with their eclectic style modern rock. Their tunes are tinged with elements of jazz, R&B, Indian, and ska, Mareina lit up the stage when she rocked out to 'Deja Voodoo', the title tune of their soon to be released CD... ' --Steppin Out 'Think dry martini rather than Yoo Hoo... features sophisticated melodies, sublime arrangements, exquisite vocals and expert musicianship.' --The Jersey Journal.