Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and pianist most widely known for his use the rings Mercury Rev as well as the Silent Group. He became a member of his old brother’s music group, Hopewell, at age group 18. He and Mercury Rev released the record Deserter’s Music in 1998 and noticed the record reach Gold position. His brother in addition has been an associate of Hopewell and Mercury Rev. Associates of his music group Mercury Rev also have used The Flaming Lip area, which features Wayne Coyne as the frontman.