Check out Brick + Mortar‘s candid interview below, and find out what the band thinks of Kendrick Lamar andSchoolboy Q, the inspiration behind their “Locked In A Cage” music video, and why being weird is a good thing. Click HERE to read the entire interview
“Asbury Park-based alternative rock duo Brick + Mortar have been getting into some good habits as of late. The band just performed in Austin, TX at SXSW, has a tour with Morning Parade slated, as well as a stop for a Bonnaroo set along the way. In more local events, the guys will be playing New Jersey’s own Skate And Surf Festival in their hometown later this week. Amidst their tedious tour cycle, Brick + Mortar, who are currently signed to Island Def Jam Records, have a full-length debut on the label coming to listeners June 17.
Brick + Mortar have made a name for themselves in the underground local circuit with their EP Bangs, but with their rapidly expanding notoriety, have gone above and beyond expectations. The music of Brandon Asraf and John Tacon has been featured on the soundtracks of television shows as well as on MTVu countdowns. While opportunity continually knocks at Brick + Mortar’s door, vocalist Brandon Asraf took a moment to converse with me about the specifics of what exactly is going down for these Jersey natives. Here’s what he had to say”