Colin grew up in Grand Rapids Mi.  When he was about eight years old, he started playing guitar.  He played classical guitar but was also attending punk rock shows that his two older brothers would take him to.  He listened to albums from everyone from the Sex Pistols to Yes, John Denver to Bad Brains.  He played in a series of indie bands in both west Michigan, New York City, Seattle and Chicago.  Colin recently relocated to New York and plans to release a new record in 2016 on his own label Maneuver Records.