Singer, songwriter, and musician best remembered as the lead vocalist for a Los Angeles new wave band called Wall of Voodoo. He also released several solo albums, including Mosquitos and Partyball.
His band, Wall of Voodoo, released three EPs during the early 1980s: Wall of Voodoo, Dark Continent, and Call of the West.
He composed a series of instrumental pieces to accompany a surrealist exhibition of the artwork of Mark Ryden.
With his musician wife Pietra Wextun, he founded a 1990s musical trio called Drywall.
He performed with drummer Stewart Copeland on a song called "Don't Box Me In."