Born in 1952, Campau began recording in 1969 with the legendary Bay Area avant garde group, The Roots Of Madness. The Roots recorded an LP in 1971 and many open reel tapes as albums now being re-issued on CDR. In 1976, he started 4 track recording with his friend, Greg Gray and later went on to form The Desmonds, a punk band, with Greg and Joe Menichetti In 1981, he got his own 4 track and has been cranking out the home recordings ever since. Campau also hosts the long running home taper and independent radio program, NO PIGEONHOLES, on KKUP, 91.5FM throughout the SF and Monterey Bay Areas. http://lonelywhistle.tripod.com
Have you performed in front of an audience?
No, not usually.
Your musical influences
Quirky, intelligent rock, avant garde jazz, experimental music of all types, world music.