Among the founding associates from the indie rock-band Modest Mouse who all used them from 1993 to 2003 and rejoined in 2004. He provides used Satisfact, Red Superstars Theory, Peeved, Vells, and Psychic Emperor. The guy can speak some Japanese, an art that was showcased over the Modest Mouse record, Night on sunlight. His father is at the Military and he was raised with a mature sibling, one half-sister, and one stepsister. He considers John Bonham among his musical inspirations.