Special thanks to Thor Harris for encouraging me to seek professional help and to not be afraid of anti-depressants; to Lester Jack Gessley III for lending me the gear that made the initial recording possible; to Nicholas Szczepanik for your endless inspiration and advice; and to Antonio Gallucci for all that he did to help this record reach its full potential.
Additional thanks to my family and their love and support, and to all of my friends–both old and new–that have stood by me through some of the best and worst days of my life.
For their support of the initial digital release of this recording, I would like to acknowledge the generosity of James Brainard, Matt Christensen, David Fylstra, Benjamin Handelman, Chris Hefner, Billie Howard, Patrick Holbrook, Matthew Hunzeker, Harold Niver, Brian Pidgeon-Annan, Kristen Roles, Marcus Rosen, Nick Rosendorf, Jason Shanley, Jonathan Smith, Keith Utech, Johan van Hattum, and Mike Weis.
Dec. 30, 2014 was the date that I almost ended my life.
Dec. 30, 2015 is the first anniversary of my continued life.
released December 30, 2015
“I Am Still Alive” was originally recorded and released in December 2015 by Christopher Elmore.
“An Affirmation” was produced by Christopher Elmore and Antonio Gallucci, using a combination of source material from “I Am Still Alive” and newly-recorded elements produced between April and June 2016.