The seventh of eight children, JMR discovered his musical muses undercover once exposed to Jeff Buckley's Grace. His artistic fascinations expanded from there, but it was after losing his mother to cancer at age 17 when JMR truly grasped to music for healing and as a source of strength. The result - a unique sound that strikes a delicate balance between soulfully chilling acoustic guitars and hypnotic alternative electronic flourishes, painted with vibrantly honest prose.