American producer, sound engineer, and musician who founded Presto! Documenting Studios. He was also an associate of the music group Bright Eyes, where he performed multiple instruments, like the acoustic guitar. He performed on Cursive’s 1997 recording Such Blinding Celebrities for Starving Eye. He belonged to a group known as Monsters of Folk. He and his wife, Jessica, became parents to two daughters: Riley and Stella. He created an recording for vocalist Rachael Yamagata.