is the new solo incarnation of Brooklyn musician Charlie Schmid, known for his work as a drummer in bands such as Vaura and Tombs. Under the Del Judas name, Schmid launches an entirely new persona: singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. On debut album Deity,
Del Judas’ sound is dark, lush, and romantic, owning a space where ghostly Americana brushes up against post-punk.
Del Judas’ debut album Deity comes out July 13th on Primal Architecture, the label owned by Josh Strawn of Azar Swan, Vaura, Vain Warr, Blacklist. The record release show is on July 12th at Saint Vitus, Brooklyn, NY with Bootblacks.
We asked Charlie about the 3 records that have influenced him the most…