Cilience is an alternative rock band with driving rhythms, intricate melodies, and poetic, socially minded lyrics. On "Fetters and Feathers", the group's upcoming CD release, they fuse rock, jazz and world music, exploring collective improvisation and complex rhythms. Their songs address the various challenges that face our society while remaining memorable and accessible. Literature, social movements, environmentalism, and folklore from various cultures inspire their lyrics. They believe in creating music with a message for positive change.