Bio:

Originally from Portland, OR, Buddy performed his first solo show at the Hotel Café in July, 2004.

Since then, the now Los Angeles-based Buddy has had his self-proclaimed “Wimpycore” heard across the world.  His songs have been featured on Perez Hiltons’ celebrity blog and in a host of television shows (Grey’s Anatomy, The Big C,  One Tree Hill, Ghost Whisperer, SmallvilleMeet the Kardashians, and others), and KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic has featured several Buddy tunes on their Top Tune podcast as well as their morning radio show hosted by both Nic Harcourt and Jason Bentley.

Buddy releases Include:  self-titled EP (2005), full-length “Alterations and Repairs” (Stove Punchin’ 2007 & Mooreworks JP 2009), both of which were met with glowing reviews and featured in iTunes’ New and Noteworthy section.  Buddy also contributed his version of Sugar Girl to “Perfect as Cats” a double-CD CURE tribute compilation (Manimal 2009).  Two new releases are set for 2011.

Live, Buddy will be touring solo in early 2011 with Ben Ottewell of Gomez in the UK and US, and at SxSW and The Vail Film Festival.  Buddy and band have toured with, Gomez, Tilly & The Wall, AM, A Fine Frenzy Sara Bareilles and Ben Ottewell (Gomez).  Festivals include NoisePop, CMJ, and SxSW.  Also, Buddy joined the likes of Aimee Mann on stage at Carnegie Hall to pay tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin.

As a producer, Buddy has recently co-produced Ben Ottewell’s upcoming solo release Shapes and Shadows due out in Feb 2011.