After topping the Spotify viral charts, landing dozens of TV placements and grabbing the Zane Lowe stamp of approval with his self titled EP, Mating Ritual released his debut album How You Gonna Stop It?
via his own label, Smooth Jaws, on June 9th, 2017. Stereogum called it “Lush, sweeping pop craft tinged with electro energy”, Consequence of Sound said “Think of it like M83
’s writing with Car Seat Headrest
’s structural tendencies” while Buzzbands claimed it “More beefcake than cheesecake”.