Music producer who won a 2013 Latin Grammy Award for his work on Natalia Lafourcade's Mujer Divina - Homenaje A
He studied music composition at both San Francisco State University and Mills College.
He was once a member of a San Francisco band called The Pleased.
He grew up in San Anselmo and Nevada City, California.
He started playing guitar in Devendra Banhart's band in 2004.