Writer, editor, producer, musician, publisher, development
Created magazines, television programming and promotion, film and video, digital content and web sites, music, and books.
Editorial concept and editorial director for MTV’s first newsstand magazine/ print, on-air, online and promotion.
Author and editor of several books on music and film
Bass, guitar and mandolin, including Kustomized and Busted Statues
Associate Director/Director of Licensing for the Alan Lomax Archive.
Velvet Monkeys, Ball, Gumball, Half Japanese
Produced Jenni Muldaur, Sonic Youth (Rolling Stone’s #3 Album of the Year 2006), Andrew W.K., Pete Yorn, Alice Cooper, Courtney Love, Joan Jett, The Smithereens, Nancy Sinatra, The Posies, Teenage Fanclub (Spin magazine’s #1 Album of the Year 1991, Spin), and The Screaming Trees
Contributed to success of O Brother Where Art Thou?, the top-selling record of 2001
Archival preservation and research consultant for the Hunter S. Thompson estate, Martin Scorsese, and various film-production companies.
Now developing a Hunter S. Thompson audio release for Shout Factory Records, and audio editing for an Alex Gibney film on Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters
Designs and development digital multimedia
Musician and composer
Concept, design, programming, and production, including client-side and server-side development
Sites include The DaVinci Code, The Rule of Four, Dr. Seuss, Haruki Murakami, Bill Bryson, Bret Easton Ellis, Disney, Nickelodeon and MTV.
Online producer and creative director for MTV and Shooting Gallery Interactive
Writer, producer, musician
Creator of Twos & Fews, a recording imprint based in Louisville, Kentucky, in collaboration with Chicago's Drag City label. Folk, vernacular, traditional, and/or site-specific music from around the world, animated by the spirit of cultural equity.
Director of Production and photo/video archivist for the Alan Lomax Archive
Currently manages The Alan Lomax Collection, an album series anthologizing the work of the late folklorist.
Editor of the Lomax American, English, Scottish, and Irish collections.
Produces and hosts internet-radio show "Root Hog or Die" on East Village Radio
Writer and musician, latest appearance on Tompkins Square release, Imaginational Anthem, vol. 3
Writer and editor
Helped launch Rolling Stone Online, joined magazine a year later as a staff writer and editor
Helped launch Maximum Golf, a News Corp. publication
Music editor at Teen People
Music editor of MTV Magazine
Contributing editor at Life magazine
Monthly music columnist for Details
Native New Zealander
Consumes music like he consumes food – voraciously but critically.