Guitarist, songwriter and producer who's best known for his work with bands such as Modest Mouse, Cold War Kids, and The Murder City Devils. He's also the co-founder of the punk bands, Area 51 and Death Wish Kids. He's been an engineer for Miike Snow, The xx, and Warpaint.
He first joined Modest Mouse after meeting frontman Isaac Brock in 1993.
He co-wrote and played guitar for the Modest Mouse song "Trailer Trash," which ranked #63 on Pitchfork Media's Top 200 Tracks of the 1990s.
He's lived in Seattle, Washington, where Modest Mouse was formed.
He has performed alongside drummer Jeremiah Green in Modest Mouse.