When the shelter in place order was first issued, I was very anxious and uneasy about the future. I was feeling paranoid about coronavirus and how it was going to affect the ways I navigated the world around me. Much of my life I’ve loved film scores and ambient music, so while my anxiety was through the roof, I found solace in those two genres. They calmed my nerves and took me to worlds that we’re more relaxed, and less frantic and uncertain. After a while, I began creating my own sounds and music and that allowed me to heal. I unpacked a lot of unresolved feelings I had internally through the creation of this album. Here’s a playlist of a few of the tracks that inspired my album.