These songs are a documentation of nakedness, recorded straight from an upright piano. Composed over the course of several years, inside each of the songs is a personal embodiment of time, they serve as testament toward the relationship I've built with the piano and the way in which it adapts and informs my understanding of life. I find these recordings to be my most vulnerable pieces as they forfeit the electronic narratives that are typical to the production of my previous albums, however these songs remain sincere to who I have become and what I can create from nothing.
I want to thank many friends, inspiration, and family all of whom peripherally witnessed and or supported me and my creative pursuits in one way or another:
Aaron Felton, Adam Ciresi, Adam Wiltzie, Alec Van Staveren, Andrew Endres, Arian Jalali, Ashley Wilson, Augustus Brasfield, Austin Snide, Benjamin Burton, Brian Mcbride, Bryant Nelson, Christa McIntyre, Chelsea Reich, Christian Fennesz, Christina Vantzou, Clara Ridabock, Cyrus Lampton, Derek Yost, Dustin O'Halloran, Dustin Stevenson, Emily Backerman, Emma Bagley, Emma Weber, Eric Benick, Felisha Ledesma, Gabi Villaseñor, Gabriel Katz, Gordon Ashworth, Harley Ellington, Holland Andrews, Holly Richwine, Jason Calhoun, Jerry Joiner, Jesse Boileau, John Gee, Joey Vandernall, Jon Scheid, Jonathan Reddick, Jordan Dykstra, Joseph Lanker, Joshua Gibson, Kathy Kroeger, Karen Shea, KC Englander, Keith McGraw, Kevin Greenspon, Kyle Bates, Kyle Parker, Kyle Souder, Laura Burke, Loni Parker, Lucas Bernhardt, Mat Vuksinich, Megan Domino, Michael Cambell, Michele Glazer, Miller Reda, Mimi Shang, Nate Doogan, Nikki Buckley, Nils Frahm, Nora Zimmerly, Ophélie Caron, Paul Merchant, Parker Johnson, Phil Cleary, Rachele Mosley, Reid Stubblefield, Ryan Miller, Ryan Mills, Ryan Selle, Scott Morgan, Spenser Herben, Steven Hawley, Taylor Malsey, Tim Hecker, Taylor Sanders, Tyler Freeman, Young Jensen, William Chang
released February 12, 2016
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