George Fudge & the Psychic Rat
Brooke Clover is a singer/song writer and guitar player who uses improvisation and comedy to tell the transformational story of 'George Fudge and the Psychic Rat.' Some of the genres that Brooke plays and reinvents are Americana, roots rock, folk, groove blues and gypsy and has been compared to the likes of Frank Zappa, Phish, and Tom Waits. 'George Fudge and the Psychic Rat," tells the story of a lost boy who finds himself through making pie. The Mt. Xpress weekly draws parallels to Frank Zappa's Joe's Garage but with a gypsy rock feel. Brooke leads the band with theatrical antics, scatting, and sometimes operatic bellowing. A fiery viola backs Brooke and the gang as George encounters a Psychic Rat guides who him through his journey. That is, if he can make it past the ex-WWF Wrestler now pie master-Marven the Masher! Brooke brings energy, improvisational theatrics and gusto to every performance. Brooke is currently living in Ashville, NC and working hard on his new CD of psychedelic folk rock.