Original guitarist as well synthesizer and mellotron player for the rock band Young the Giant. The band's debut three singles all peaked inside the top 5 of the US Alternative Songs chart.
He came together as part of the original five band members to form a group called The Jakes, an acronym for all five band members names, in 2004. They became Young the Giant in 2010 after band member changes.
He and Sameer Gadhia started the earliest version of The Jakes.
He moved to the United States from England when he was 12 years old.
Morrissey called Young the Giant one of his favorite new bands on the fansite True to You.