The Sixth Son

 

 Facts:

2017, Neil collaborated with multimedia-politico-performance artist Rachel Mason on a timely, interactive presentation entitled The Moving Mountain.

2016, Neil was featured on Luka Fisher's second EP, Mind Drone Business.

2016, Neil had a cameo role in the short film Lionheart, commissioned by James Bay (Republic Records), based on his Grammy-nominated album:  Chaos And The Calm.  

2016, Neil's poetry was published in The Golden Fool, the latest anthology curated by BETEP Int'l in conjunction with Powerhouse Properties Utd.

2016, Neil produced a version of the song "Martha" for the compilation album, Frontal Lobotomy:  A Tribute to Tom Waits.

2015, jankysmooth.com listed the Teragram Ballroom performance as #3 in a list of Top Ten Los Angeles Shows of 2015.

2015, Neil collaborated with Luka Fisher on Fisher's debut EP on Silber Records, Sleep Gallery.

2015, Neil opened for Lydia Lunch at the Teragram Ballroom in DTLA alongside Records Ad Nauseam mates Egrets On Ergot.

2015, Neil embarked on his first European tour, where after two performances he was approached by a representative of 2000 Records for European distribution of his upcoming LP.

2015, Neil contributed poems to The Holy Automatic, an anthology of cut-up & redacted poetry inspired by the Bible, published by BETEP Int'l & distributed by MOCA Los Angeles, Powell's City of Books PDX & Atomic Books Baltimore.

2014, after a performance in a taqueria in Silverlake, CA, Neil was approached by representatives of Records Ad Nauseam in Hollywood, CA to put out his upcoming How Real Is Real? LP.

2014, after a performance in a record store in Oakland, CA, Neil was approached by a representative of Pandora to place his music on Pandora Radio.

2014, Neil was a principal artist in an international ad campaign for Google.

2014, Neil was named in L.A. RECORD as one of "the funnest people makin the music in [LA.]"

2014, Neil was on the cover of BRINK Magazine, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism monthly periodical.

2014, Neil's poetry was first published in the book, Negative Space: a Collective Study of Being and Nonbeing, curated by artist Kate Mills.

2013, Neil was a guest-lecturer at Pitzer College, hosting a symposium based on a mysterious diary he & some friends found by the Salton Sea, involving a dialectic of the themes, development, & prose of the text, and a reading of the theatrical adaptation he wrote:  The Luana Diaries.

2013, The Sixth Son was included in Best of LA Music compilations by both KXLU 88.9 FM and KChung Radio.

2013, Neil's likeness was used in articles in NPR, VICE, WIRED, & Yahoo!

2013, Simply through grassroots growth & development, The Sixth Son broke the Top 10 in the Reverbnation Charts for Los Angeles, CA.

2013, Neil Mallick met artist Luka Fisher, and collaborated on a piece in Fisher's short film series: Every Man a Man Ray, entitled It's Not The Moon.

2012, After Neil's debut performance opening at the Silverlake Lounge, he was asked to come back the next week for a headlining slot.  After Neil's debut performance opening at Los Globos, he was asked to come back the next month for a residency.

2012, Neil was a featured musician in late-journalist Jessica Lum's web project Slab City Stories, winner of the Online News Association's Online-Journalism Award.

2012, Neil was a featured artist for the TIME Magazine video article: Off The Grid In Slab City, California
.  He was also profiled & interviewed for the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Swedish periodical, Expressen.

2011, Neil self-produced his debut release, and organized his first national tour.  He recorded The Self, Titled EP by himself in his bedroom in six days for no money.  
He is playing everything on the record, and he tracked, mixed, & mastered everything himself.

2009-2010, Neil composed music for two short films:  Suite Seduction and Cowboy in Cali, both directed by Nicholas Paul Ybarra.

2008-2010, Neil was a featured, supporting, & principal actor in a host of student, short, & feature films in Los Angeles, type-cast as a formidable rocker.

2007-2008, Neil was in a youth-production of The Pirates of Penzance, playing The Pirate King.

2006, Neil opened for Ben Harper at a secret show at the Folk Music Center, Claremont, CA.