Rock and folk singer who released eight albums from 2002 to 2012, including A and Dropping the Writ.
He lived as couch-surfing nomad during his twenties.
His most successful album, Catacombs, was released in 2009; it was called one of the top fifty albums of 2009.
He was born in Concord, California.
He featured Karen Black in his song "Dreams Come True Girl."