"When I was right out of college, we were totally broke. You have to figure out something to give your friends and family, and my brother and I are both musicians, so we would record Christmas songs for my mom," he says. "That's all she would ask for. [She said], 'Just send me Christmas songs.' So I've been doing that as many years as I can."
It also just so happens that Kristian's favorite thing about the holiday season is the music. "It's one time a year where, on the radio, everyone's sentimental," he says.