bryce may be the visionary, but james is responsible for taking those visions and putting them on paper. he's the only formally trained musician in the band and often plays jazz gigs for extra cash. james doesn't write the songs, but he certainly makes them better.

james trivia:

he comes from a musical family, and started playing drums for his dad's southern gospel group when he was twelve.

james has played records for unwed sailor, scientific, lasso, and soon denison witmer.

james is often pictured wearing a "vic firth" t-shirt.