Everen Maxwell Graves started playing guitar when he was 8 years old, just after losing his mom to cancer. Under the guidance of recording artists at A Reason To Survive, Everen’s artistic journey evolved from catharsis to a deep passion for music. At 12 years old, he took the stage with dozens of other bands at the 2010 San Diego Indie Fest, with his younger brother Christian on drums. He later joined his junior high and high school bands as the lead guitarist and won back-to-back talent contests with lively renditions of Van Halen’s Eruption and Buckethead’s Big Sur Moon.
In July 2016, Everen released his first EDM album, NEXUS, a 10-song experiment. Four months later, he and Christian co-produced an EDM-based Christmas EP, Making Spirits Bright, under the band name, The Super Amazing Graves Brothers. In March 2017, the brothers earned Runner-Up honors out of nearly 2,000 entries in a world-wide remix contest hosted by sound design production house, Cymatics. The song earned 250,000 replays on SoundCloud. Everen won a college scholarship competition hosted by Create Real Impact with his original composition, #Drive4WhatULove, a song he wrote to help make younger generations aware of the dangers of distracted driving. He released his second album, Summer, a few months later.
Now a college freshman at Grossmont College in San Diego, California, Everen is pursuing his dream of becoming a world-renowned deejay and electronic music producer. He was notified in March 2018 that his first official single, “Freerunner,” placed as a Finalist out of 16,000 entries in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition. The song was also awarded a Semi-Finalist finish in the 2017 Song of the Year contest. In 2020, Everen plans to enter San Diego State University’s Music Entrepreneurship and Business program. His music is available on iTunes and other digital marketplaces and can be streamed on Spotify and Apple Music.