The magical nomad & experimental songwriter BRUDINI is an incomparable voice on Soho’s bohemian arts scene… he has already obtained approval [with his 2017 release The Nightcrawler] from legendary New York punk Danny Fields (manager of Iggy Pop, The Ramones, The Doors, etc.) and is highly regarded for his scholarly approach to music and lyricism.
He collaborated with Lulu [Lucien ] Gainsbourg (son of the French icon Serge) and was a co-star of Soho underground alt-cabaret with Andy Bell [Erasure] and performed at Tate Britain and headlined last years Blogtober Fest.
On March 22nd he released his single, titled “Reflections” [shared below and taken from his upcoming concept album From Darkness, Light] with its impetuous rubberband beat and atmospheric reverberation. The composed, almost relaxed, low-baritone voice — replete with redeeming nuances — is like listening to a nasally version of Johnny Cash, though with accompaniment from The Tornados, and produced by Joe Meek in his bed-sit studio in the presence of Mandy Rice-Davies, circa 1965.
There is an ambitious awkwardness within this soothing & fungally expanding song. The ragbag of ideas ‘n’ fragments works as a whole, or as a neat collection of specks, and requires repeated listening to be assimilated properly.
File besides the much missed Scott Walker