American producer, sound engineer, and musician who founded Presto! Recording Studios. He was also a member of the band Bright Eyes, in which he played multiple instruments, including the guitar.
He performed on Cursive's 1997 album Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes.
He belonged to a music group called Monsters of Folk.
He and his wife, Jessica, became parents to two daughters: Riley and Stella.
He produced an album for singer Rachael Yamagata.