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We had the pleasure of interviewing Brick + Mortar over Zoom video! 
 
American alternative rock duo Brick + Mortar released “Mystery to Myself” in October. It was the second single from their upcoming project.. The song’s massive sound fits its momentous universal theme - it’s about the realization that you don’t recognize yourself and you don’t know who you’ve become, but you urgently want to find yourself again. The distorted synths and varying vocal tones lend to the tormented feeling of the lyrics. Lead singer Brandon Asraf sings “I try to believe in myself, to love myself, but the truth that I know is / I can’t love who I don’t know, and I’m a mystery to myself”.

About Brick + Mortar:
Brick + Mortar aren’t another punk band or completely polished pop act: B+M are organic. You’ve probably heard of them before from a friend deep in the music scene, urging you to listen to “their favorite band nobody knows yet”, or perhaps you caught a glimpse of their set at Lollapalooza in 2013 and were so captivated by their live set that you stopped to listen. Their shows are ridiculous, but their songs have a message. Brandon Asraf is the man behind the music, drawing inspiration from his youth filled with anxiety, depression, and the social complexities of being the son of a con man. He has lived a life stranger than most, allowing his songs to paint a picture of his journey through every lyric. 

Brick + Mortar was born on Brandon’s little brother’s couch, with his buddy John Tacon; a big experiment with small expectations. In 2012, the duo signed to Mad Dragon Records at Drexel University with the opportunity to be featured on Making Moves, a 7-inch record produced by Motion City Soundtrack. Three records, multiple festival appearances, and countless tours later (including runs with The Front Bottoms, Yoke Lore, The Unlikely Candidates, and Anthony Green), Brick + Mortar have perfected the art of blending the authenticity and emotion of a one-on-one living room performance with an over the top, Flaming Lips-esque visual performance. In 2020, the band was inspired by the racial injustice happening in America, leading them to release their single, “American Reality”. This song showcases the direction the band will be going in, both lyrically and musically, with their new project. 

Throughout the years, their goal has stayed the same: to make the music their hearts and minds lead them to make, while hopefully inspiring people along the way. They’re just glad that you listen
 
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Brick + Mortar over Zoom video!    American alternative rock duo Brick + Mortar released “Mystery to Myself” in October. It was the second single from their upcoming project.. The song’s massive sound fits its momentous universal theme - it’s about the realization that you don’t recognize yourself and you don’t know who you’ve become, but you urgently want to find yourself again. The distorted synths and varying vocal tones lend to the tormented feeling of the lyrics. Lead singer Brandon Asraf sings “I try to believe in myself, to love myself, but the truth that I know is / I can’t love who I don’t know, and I’m a mystery to myself”. About Brick + Mortar: Brick + Mortar aren’t another punk band or completely polished pop act: B+M are organic. You’ve probably heard of them before from a friend deep in the music scene, urging you to listen to “their favorite band nobody knows yet”, or perhaps you caught a glimpse of their set at Lollapalooza in 2013 and were so captivated by their live set that you stopped to listen. Their shows are ridiculous, but their songs have a message. Brandon Asraf is the man behind the music, drawing inspiration from his youth filled with anxiety, depression, and the social complexities of being the son of a con man. He has lived a life stranger than most, allowing his songs to paint a picture of his journey through every lyric.  Brick + Mortar was born on Brandon’s little brother’s couch, with his buddy John Tacon; a big experiment with small expectations. In 2012, the duo signed to Mad Dragon Records at Drexel University with the opportunity to be featured on Making Moves, a 7-inch record produced by Motion City Soundtrack. Three records, multiple festival appearances, and countless tours later (including runs with The Front Bottoms, Yoke Lore, The Unlikely Candidates, and Anthony Green), Brick + Mortar have perfected the art of blending the authenticity and emotion of a one-on-one living room performance with an over the top, Flaming Lips-esque visual performance. In 2020, the band was inspired by the racial injustice happening in America, leading them to release their single, “American Reality”. This song showcases the direction the band will be going in, both lyrically and musically, with their new project.  Throughout the years, their goal has stayed the same: to make the music their hearts and minds lead them to make, while hopefully inspiring people along the way. They’re just glad that you listen   We want to hear from you! Please email Tera@BringinitBackwards.com.   www.BringinitBackwards.com   #podcast #interview #bringinbackpod #brickandmortar #zoom   Listen & Subscribe to BiB   Follow our podcast on Instagram and Twitter!  read more read less

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