Brandon Avery Perlman

Brandon Avery Perlman

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Brandon Avery Perlman is a well-known American record producer, actor, and musician. Brandon Avery Perlman is more famous as ‘Delroy Edwards’ and also as the son of famous actor Ron Perlman.

Early Life

Brandon Avery Perlman was born on 29 March 1990, and he is currently 31 years old. He is originally from Los Angeles but now resides in New York. Moreover, Brandon is more popular by his stage name Delroy Edwards.

Talking about his family, Brandon’s parents are father Ron Perlman and mother Opal Stone Perlman. His mother is a jewelry designer whereas his father is a famous actor. His parents were together from 1981 till their divorce in 2019. Similarly, Brandon has an elder sister namely, Blake Amanda. Blake was born in the year 1984.

Brandon’s father is Jewish with roots from Hungary and Poland whereas his mother is Afro-Jamaican. Regarding his educational journey, Brandon briefly attended the California Institute of the Arts to study music.

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Caption: Brandon Avery Perlman in a childhood photograph with his mother. Source: Instagram 

Professional Life

Professionally, Brandon Avery Perlman famous as Delroy EdwardsHe is a well-known music producer and actor. Brandon is most famous for his albums Like Aftershock, the Rio Grande, Desert Sessions, Wagon Wheels, etc.

Likewise, Brandon Avery is an electronic musician, record producer, and DJ. He is based in Los Angeles. According to AllMusic’s Paul Simpson, Brandon, aka Delroy Edwards, produces gritty, lo-fi house tracks as well blown-out, abstract beat tapes.

Brandon is also the owner of the record label, L.A. Club Resource. He additionally runs the underground hip hop reissue label, Gene’s Liquor.

The Beginning

Brandon Avery was exposed to different genres of music while growing up. Some of these genres include post-punk, industrial, funk, and R&B. Brandon has also shared that he frequented noise concerts and listened to KROQ-FM artists and acts like New Order, Joy Division, and Depeche Mode throughout this time.

Similarly, Brandon’s parents greatly influenced his early musical development. They also provided him with his first drum kit. He later trained classically in jazz drumming as well.

Likewise, Brandon’s mother was a fan of gangsta rap and dancehall. Hence, she introduced Brandon to underground hip hop and cassette culture. Later on, a friend of Brandon’s sister introduced him to house music and also taught him how to operate a drum machine.

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Caption: Brandon Avery Perlman posing for a photo. Source: Los Angeles Times

2010 Onwards

Brandon moved to New York City in the year 2010. After this, Brandon worked at A1 Records with Ron Morelli. Ron founded the label L.I.E.S. Brandon then debuted with the EP 4 Club Use Only in 2012 through this label. Following this, Brandon released a string of EPs on the label and also founded his own imprint, L.A. Club Resource, in 2013.

The label also issued Brandon’s chopped and screwed mixtape series, Slowed Down Funk, for free download. Then in 2014, The Death of Rave record label issued Brandon’s Teenage Tapes. It is a compilation of experimental tracks that Brandon recorded back in art school.

The same year, Brandon also debuted in the techno project, DJ Punisher. Later in the year 2016, Brandon Avery released the 30-track full-length Hangin’ at the Beach. Matt McDermott of Resident Advisor described this project as Brandon’s most realized album to date.

Brandon then followed this with the Rio Grande in 2018. The same year, Brandon returned to L.I.E.S. with the LP Aftershock. It is the musician’s first with the label since 2013. Brandon additionally collaborated with Dean Blunt on Desert Sessions. It is a collection of experimental synthesizer tracks. Then recently in 2020, Brandon issued his full-length album, Slap Happy, via L.I.E.S.

Musical style and Criticism

Brandon is famous for employing different genres for his different releases. This includes house, techno, chopped and screwed, Memphis rap, noise, hardcore, and obscure American garage rock.

Despite the variety, Brandon’s music generally characterizes lo-fi production and tape hiss. “Pitchfork” critic Marc Masters thought that Brandon combines the faded ‘80s vibe of Ariel Pink and John Maus with a sharp eye toward what moves bodies on dance floors today.

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Caption: Brandon Avery Perlman captured while DJing. Source: Facebook

Similarly, Kevin Ritchie of “Now” regarded Brandon’s work as avowedly anti-pop, anti-digital, and anti-glam in its minimalism. According to Shawn Reynaldo of “Pitchfork”, classic Chicago house and vintage rap tropes informs Brandon’s aesthetics,

Furthermore, Brandon’s work is often associated with the outsider house scene. His EP 4 Club Use Only is regarded as a defining release of the aforementioned genre.

Likewise, DJ Screw heavily influenced Brandon’s Slowed Down Funk mixtape series and it also featured edits of laid-back Southern rap and ’80s R&B grooves filtered through his hazy, lo-fi sensibilities. Meanwhile, Hangin’ at the Beach characterized racing new wave-inspired electronic drums and occasional post-punk basslines that permeated through the record.

Relationship Status

Brandon Avery Perlman recently married Francesca Sloane in September 2020. There are no more details available regarding his romantic relationships. There are also no details regarding where the lovers met or how their romance developed to marriage.

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Caption: Brandon Avery Perlman posing for a photo with his wife. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Brandon Avery Perlman stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches. Other than this, there is no further information regarding his other body measurement details like his dress size, shoe size, weight, biceps, etc. Moreover, Brandon usually has his head shaved. Further, Brandon has brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media and Net Worth

Talking about his social media presence, Brandon Avery Perlman is available on Instagram as @delroy.edwards. Likewise, he also joined Twitter in May 2013 and so far has over 4.8k followers on his @delroy_edwards. He also has a personal page on Facebook with over 8.3k people following his journey on the platform.

Regarding his net worth and earnings, Brandon’s father, Ron, has an estimated net worth of $15 million from his professional acting career. In the same way, his mother, Opal, has a net worth of $5 million as a handbag and jewelry designer. And his estimated net worth is around $1 million.