Chicano Dynamite Review
"[Brownbird Rudy Relic's] approach to roots music is about as authentic and well-derived as they come. In the opening cut alone I was reminded of Chuck Berry, early Ray Charles and other timeless innovators. As the record progresses, other styles and influences shine through. I discovered that this isn't a novelty throwback record. I came to hear a young man driving his guitar like a wild horse and singing his heart out. I heard elements of rockabilly, blues, rhythm and blues, soul and all kinds of authentic roots music"
Music Discovery Podcast - I Am The Juke Feature
Brownbird Rudy Relic doens’t use his government name, going by his bandle in his ventures as a street performer in New York City and as a prolific vegan blogger. He calls his music “holler blues,” hearkening back to the field songs of the early south.
Anti-Stereo Acoustic Holler Blues Review
"Let me state this succinctly as to avoid confusion: Brownbird Rudy Relic is the premier bluesman on the scene today. There are few that can match his sincerity or emotional ferocity – his music stands alone. This is not mimicry; this is the real deal! His debut Anti-Stereo Acoustic Holler Blues is the living, breathing testament to this claim."
Anti-Stereo Acoustic Holler Blues Review
"[Brownbird Rudy Relic] is in no way revivalist of a bygone era or sound. [He’s] more an independant evolution of prewar country blues; as if Charley Patton had glimpsed the future and seen it was Doo-Wop…"