Michael "Miguel" Happoldt is an American musician, producer, songwriter, mixing engineer, and label executive.
Happoldt was born July 5th 1969 in Atlanta, Georgia and raised between Virginia Beach, Virginia and Lakeland, Florida.
Upon graduating High School in 1987 he moved to Carson, California to attend California State University, Dominguez Hills (), where he studied Audio Recording and Music Production.
While at he met the alternative rock group The Ziggens.
He began recording and producing with the group and eventually joining to record their first album, C0002, at .
Inspired by the punk rock and DIY movements of SST Records, BYO and Dischord Records records, in 1989 Happoldt created the logo and label called Skunk Records and released The Ziggens album on cassette.
Happoldt invited Sublime to make some live-to-dat recordings.
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Lou Dog died on September 17, 2001.
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