Michael Trew is a songwriter, native to the Pacific Northwest. In early years, he spent time with teacher Chandana Dixit, exploring raaga and classical Indian music. He later formed art-rock group Autumn Electric, releasing five albums and touring nationally (2008-2015). During this time, he performed as opener for European artist Marius Ziska, during their US tour. In 2016, Michael signed with Natural Cut Records to record his debut solo effort, Waiting in the Wings.