Bobb Bruno, Literature, Los Angeles, Poems, Poetry, Songwriters, The Beach Boys

Stephen Kalinich at A Rrose in a Prose – December 16

I first learned about Stephen Kalinich from a bootleg Brian Wilson CD that Bobb Bruno loaned to me years ago. I never imagined that the unknown man behind this strange, disembodied, beautiful voice would someday be a friend. This is a guy who writes poetry that feels like warm sunshine coming into your kitchen window […]

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Bands, Bobb Bruno, Folk, L.A. Record, Performers, Personal Shit, Songwriters

Imaad Wasif

There was an L.A. Record presence at the show I went to with orangehairboy last night, and I was kind of shocked and horrified to open the most recent issue and see Bobb Bruno standing there in a photo next to Imaad Wasif.  I guess they’re playing together now.   Actually, Imaad Wasif can be […]

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Bands, Bobb Bruno, Shows, The Smell

Wildildlife and Goliath Bird Eater at the Smell

Just got back from seeing Wildildlife (yep, that’s the spelling) at the Smell.  My house is often the crash-pad for visiting bands coming through L.A., and for some reason, these guys have already been in town a time or two and stayed with me without my ever getting to see them live or knowing what the actual band […]

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Bobb Bruno, Performers, Songwriters

Bobb Bruno

I love Bobb Bruno.  He’s a one man band who plays instrumental music with drum pads and samples, all the while dressed in a crazy Japanese bunny costume and surrounded by stuffed animals (one of them is a penguin disguised as a pig!).  He’s played with tons of bands and sat in on shows and […]

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