McAllister is the son of Greg McAllister and Gywnne Harrison. He started playing guitar at age 12. McAllister attended Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington. He worked as metal slavage yard laborer as a teen. McAllister attended Shoreline Community College,and graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington in 2007 with a degree in history.
McAllister currently teaches in Kitsap County, Washinton
In 2008 McAllister released his debut album Viceroy The Clearcut. The songs from McAllister's first two albums were recorded in a 19th century victorian home in the Happy Valley neighborhood of Bellingham, Washington.
|2008||The Clearcut||Happy Valley Records|
|2010||Awake in Modernity|