Private Island, Mating Ritual @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco [1 December]

Private Island, Mating Ritual


86
01
December
21:00

 Facebook event page
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
1710 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103
Friday, Dec 1st, 2017
Brick & Mortar
San Francisco, CA
$10 ADV / $15 DOS / Age 18 And Up

Private Island
Since the release of their 2014 groovily anthemic EP “A Good Look,” Private Island has quickly caught the attention of the indie / alternative music scene. 2016’s “Sunbreak” saw the band build on their individual talents focusing on delicate harmonies, while maintaining the prominent basslines and signature guitar sound listeners have quickly come to expect. Following the success of “Sunbreak,” and the Hype Machine chart topping single “Drugs,” the sextet hit the road for their first US tour in 2017. Private Island’s live sets are an almost stellar series of instrumental switches as vocalists Christian Lum and Michelle Guerrero dovetail in and out of binary orbit. Meanwhile, bassist Tommy Nickerson, lead guitarist Cameron Anderson, renaissance man Roger Mawer, and drummer Tim Barbour are the gravity, keeping everyone grounded and grooving. Now, Private Island is moving forward with “Sunbreak”’s natural successor, “Night Drive”. Singles “Turbulence” and “Juvenile” portend the stated switch as nocturnal R&B production infects the band’s, to this point, brightly shimmering style. With “Night Drive” Private Island shows us Los Angeles by streetlight, and proves that in a city full of stars, there’s no such thing as pitch black.

Mating Ritual
Mating Ritual’s Ryan Marshall Lawhon is a journeyman who can’t sit still. Relocating up and down the west coast twice a year until he was 18, the producer-songwriter has become accustomed to change; the very opposite of a “creature of habit”. His restless need to be on the move is a driving force in the creation of his music. Driven to push the boundaries of “Alternative” songwriting and production, he continues to release complex yet catchy songs that question the traditional ideals of genre classification. After the hiatus of his prior band Pacific Air, Ryan cranked up his songwriting prolificacy and found immense freedom in the world of independent recording. Uninhibited by appeasing an ideal or genre, Ryan began recording what he calls Post-Genre-Pop under the alias Mating Ritual.

After topping the Spotify viral charts, landing dozens of TV placements and grabbing the Zane Lowe stamp of approval with his self titled EP, Mating Ritual released his debut album “How You Gonna Stop It?” via his own label, Smooth Jaws, on June 9th, 2017. Stereogum called it “Lush, sweeping pop craft tinged with electro energy”, Consequence of Sound said “Think of it like M83’s writing with Car Seat Headrest’s structural tendencies” while Buzzbands claimed it “More beefcake than cheesecake”.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall:

Akafrank, Aka Day + Special Guests
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Hyphens, Common Coma, Legal Disaster, Many Moons
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Hurry up Shotgun, Errors Greater Than, Sit Kitty Sit
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Joseph Childress (LP release show) w/ China and Ryan Wong!
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
NAOMI PUNK, Marbled Eye, Mane at Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Strike Iron with Baby and The Luvies at Brick & Mortar
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Berhana
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Macerator, Steakhouse, Jeffrey Luck Lucas
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Steakhouse, Macerator, Jeffrey Luck Lucas
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Before the Brave, Billie Gayle, Chambers, Good Fight
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Derrick Hodge
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
5th Crazy Night Chanukah Party with SHAMATi
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
The Fixins, hit me, Harold!, Karrots
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Sonny Digital
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Equipto, Las Dueñas, Michael Marshall, DJ True Justice, DJ Pause
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Bollywood Masquerade in San Francisco
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Max Gardener, The Apollo ERA, The Radio Fliers
Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Direct Collapse, Wander, The Culling, Vekst
Brick & Mortar Music Hall

The most anticipated events in San Francisco :

AFTER DARK: Glow
Exploratorium
Oakland Raiders vs. Dallas Cowboys
Oracle Arena and Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
The Great Xscape Tour
Oracle Arena and Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
Sweater-Con 2017: San Francisco Holiday Pub Crawl
The Lush Lounge
Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Bay Area: Seasonal Herb Walk
Oakland, CA, United States
Sheila E w/ George Clinton, Freddie Stone & Escovedo Family
Paramount Theatre of the Arts
Seal with the San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony
Trevor Noah - San Francisco, CA (SOLD OUT)
The Masonic
Pixies at Fox Theater
Fox Theater - Oakland
Marilyn Manson at Fox Theater - Show Rescheduled
Fox Theater - Oakland
The most popular events in your news feed!