Cutting vocals in the woods behind his college dorm. Mixing in the backseat of a sedan. Sneaking into the music department after hours to teach himself to play new instruments (and sneaking out before the faculty arrived in the morning). From the start, Mobley's work has been marked by solitude, ingenuity, and a drive that could only be called obsessive. Whether you experience the Austin-based artist on record or at one of his incomparable one-man band concerts, the passion is palpable in every aspect. He singlehandedly writes, performs, and produces his music, designs his artwork, directs his videos, produces his multimedia live shows, and even builds new instruments to carry out his vision. Most recently, he's composed dozens of pieces for stage and television, played hundreds of US and international tour dates, and recorded (then scrapped) two albums in pursuit of the songs that would become his latest release, "Fresh Lies, Vol. I."