Michael Riley Mogis is an American producer/engineer and multi-instrumentalist who, along with his brother A.J. Mogis, founded Presto! Recording Studios. Mogis currently runs ARC in downtown Omaha. Mike has engineered, produced, and performed in many of the releases on the Saddle Creek label, including records by Bright Eyes, The Faint, Rilo Kiley, Cursive, The Good Life, Lullaby for the Working Class, Jenny Lewis, Tilly and the Wall and Elizabeth & The Catapult. He is also producing an album for Rachael Yamagata. He has become a permanent member of Bright Eyes and was also a member of both Lullaby for the Working Class and We'd Rather Be Flying, generally playing guitar, although he also plays mandolin, banjo, pedal steel, glockenspiel, and hammered dulcimer, among other instruments. He worked with Lightspeed Champion, former member of Test Icicles, on his debut album Falling Off the Lavender Bridge. He is a member of the supergroup Monsters of Folk.
|Birth name||Michael Riley Mogis|
|Born||May 16, 1974, North Platte, Nebraska, U.S.|
|Genres||Indie rock, Folk, Alt-country, Emo|
|Instruments||Guitar, Mandolin, Dobro, Lap Steel, Pedal Steel, Banjo, 12-string guitar, Glockenspiel, Hammered dulcimer|
|Labels||Saddle Creek Records|
|Associated acts||Bright Eyes, Monsters of Folk, Lullaby for the Working Class|
Presto! Recording Studios was formed by an American producer, sound engineer, and musician. He was also a member of the band Bright Eyes, in which he played guitar and other instruments.
On Cursive's 1997 album Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes, he performed.
He was a member of the Monsters of Folk, a folk music band.
Riley and Stella, his two kids, were born to him and his wife Jessica.
Rachael Yamagata's CD was produced by him.
Musicians from Nebraska. Saddle Creek Records artists. Bright Eyes (band) members. American multi-instrumentalists