I wanted to do one more album of me alone in my room with a hand recorder before investing in studio time later this year for a full length. "Familiar" was the outcome of that endeavor. These songs have everything to do with my experiences as a young man and a child. Even the cover is a photo my mother took of a tree with a broken limb at the home I grew up at. It is about recognizing tangible and abstract constructs from our pasts and learning to grow and overcome them to become self actualized individuals. I hope people can relate with this message and of course find catharsis in the sound. Thanks for listening.