American composer and musician who’s most widely known for his use the indie band Shiny Eyes. His initial band was Child Quarkstar with upcoming Maroon 5 member Adam Valentine. He provides helped compose the ratings for the movies Lovely, Still, Stuck in Like, and Melody One. He transferred from NY to Nebraska along with his family members when he was 8. He collaborated many times with Shiny Eye frontman Conor Oberst.