Chris Brown, who conceived Record Store Day, is head of marketing at Bull Moose, an independent music/movie/video game/book chain based in Portland, Maine. In college he studied composition and later released several punk and avant rock singles and cassettes in the early '90s. As one of the "Boys From Bull Moose," he reviews music and movies for Portland's NBC affiliate, WCSH-TV. He is on the board of directors for the Portland Music Foundation and plays piano at local contra dances with the City Chickens. He drinks eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.