When the waters settled and then disappeared after the great storm Katrina, Melodius Thunk was finally able to take stock of what we had and what and whom we had lost. During some deep digging and routine inventory we stumbled on zip locked, tucked away, hard drives. Nobody had a clue as to how they got there nor what was on them. Only after listening did we realize what had been spared from the winds and waters. And with this theme in our minds, Lazarus, the lost recording series was born.