born west of Philadelphia in Schwenksville P.A. Now residing in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia where the band performs live often.
From 2007-2015 Messick worked two album cycles (Suburbs, Reflektor) as an assistant, tech and family member of Arcade Fire. He is a student of Brit Trad guitar and song style as well as the Pop and Post-Rock sound of Halifax. Also a full time Dylanite.