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Mating Ritual Is Crowned “King of the Doves” on Their First Single Since Hot Content LP

The brothers of local alternative pop group Mating Ritual have been wrestling with their ego. Their brand new single “King of the Doves” was the first song they wrote in their newly built studio, intended to simply be an audio test for all their instruments. But the impromptu melodies were so compelling that they begged […]

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Mating Ritual Makes Pappy & Harriet’s Debut and Packs The House

“Mezcal, soda, lime.” “Woo! Thank you, do you guys have Wifi?” “We do…but if it doesn’t work it’s because you’re on a mountain in the middle of the desert with no service.”  The bartender at Pappy & Harriet’s winked, knowing she was right. It didn’t work, but who cares; I was miles out of Los […]

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Mating Ritual burn bright with Hot Content — Record release shows & tour announced

Mating Ritual has finally dropped their masterful album Hot Content. Brothers Taylor & Ryan Lawhon have been fervently creating for the past few years, and only months after their critically acclaimed LP Light Myself On Fire giving the people what they want: another full length. Versatile and colorful, Hot Content showcases everything from hard rock […]

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An Interview with Mating Ritual’s Ryan Marshall Lawhon — Live Video, Debut Album, Planned Parenthood Concert

Mating Ritual Opts for Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert in Place of Traditional Record Release Show Los Angeles’ Mating Ritual have released a live video for their oh-so-catchy song “Second Chance.” From frontman Ryan Marshall Lawhon’s enticing vocals, to the song’s vibrant instrumentation, and that addicting hook — we’re loving everything about Mating Ritual’s “Second Chance.” […]

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C.G. Roxanne & The Nightmares at Echo Park Rising
Photos: Echo Park Rising Day Two with C.G. Roxanne & The Nightmares, WALTER, Whiskey Biscuit and more

Day two of Echo Park Rising saw the neighborhood filling with music lovers. While Thursday was a solid jump off, it wasn’t until Friday night where Echo Park Rising really picked up its speed. With the Liberty Stage now open, along with Taix and a slew of other venues, the live music invasion had officially […]

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