My new album, Memories of You, is out now everywhere!
Hi, all! I'm so excited to share Memories of You! This album is a love letter to the Persona series. Give it a listen:
I'll leave you with the liner notes:
"Memories of You is a love letter to the Persona series. On August 14, 2007, I opened up my Playstation 2, inserted my brand new copy of Persona 3, and within moments my life was changed. The opening sequence, featuring the characters placed against a highly stylized and abstract cityscape, captivated me to no end. It was the first time I had ever heard the music of Shoji Meguro. Dream-like guitars, jagged pianos, and impossibly groovy bass lines imprinted themselves on my DNA.
I was 14 years old at the time and I was beginning to realize that I wanted to spend the rest of my life making music. Like any 14-year-old, I felt awkward, alone, and entirely unsure of myself. And yet, here on my old CRT, was a group of teenagers who were entirely unlike me: effortlessly cool, incredibly hip, and beyond powerful. I vicariously lived through them as they lived their lives soundtracked by the most amazing music I had ever heard. I ached to be them.
And now, on the day that I turn 28, I write this as a composer for video games who carried that dream with him for 15 years. The Persona series has been with me this whole time and I’m thankful for it. I want to spend the rest of my life making the kind of games and telling the kind of stories that small-town kids like myself can carry with them through life. It starts with this album. Thanks for listening.
October 8, 2020"
It's on all major streaming platforms as well as Bandcamp. I hope you enjoy Memories of You.