Mortar and Pestle drifts between genres and mood, crafting a dark, dreamy elixir of soul, rock, and pop. Painting with melodies , singing with story , their refinement captures raw emotion , vulnerability, and maintains an unmistakable power and might.
Mortar and Pestle is Janaysa Lambert , Paul Shinichi and Sean Paul Duke. From the start in 2009 in a small kitchen in Oakland, Janaysa and Paul started writing music as an experiment. The process was such an easy collaboration and produced some of the most beautiful songs either musician had ever created before. Within a year the addition of the prolific drumming styles of Sean Paul transformed their sound into a super potent , electrifying trio. Shapeshifting, ethereal melodies ripple thru your soul. Dark. Sweet. Heavy. Its truly original and undeniable.