Indie rock drum and bass duo [mp3com-artist]Brick & Mortar[/mp3com-artist] combine driving percussion and deep bass grooves with eclectic sampling and anthemic vocals. The result is a sound that combines the rhythmic bliss of dance music with rock n' roll swagger. [mp3com-download url="brickandmortar-bangs2.mp3" artist="Brick & Mortar" song="Bangs" email="none" label="Mad Dragon Records"/] Brandon Asraf and John Tacon have been friends and musical collaborators since middle school in their native Ashbury Park, NJ. As kids they played together regularly and started performing as [mp3com-artist]Brick & Mortar[/mp3com-artist]. Over time the project evolved from a improvisational jam band to a more tightly structured pop act. Asraf and Tacon also became enamoured with electronic music and decided to incorporate samples and synthesizer elements into their music. [mp3com-artist]Brick & Mortar[/mp3com-artist] have established themselves as the newest in a long line of esteemed New Jersey musical acts (along with the likes of [mp3com-artist]Frank Sinatra[/mp3com-artist], [mp3com-artist]Bruce Springsteen[/mp3com-artist] and [mp3com-artist]Yo La Tengo[/mp3com-artist]). [mp3com-artist]Brick & Mortar[/mp3com-artist] are releasing their new 7" EP Making Moves on June 9th. The EP will feature the heavy hitting prog rock track "Bangs" as well as two others - "Old Boy" and "Other Drugs"
Brick & Mortar, “Bangs”Music
By Will Durkin | 05.30.2012