Mock Deer


Pork Chop Suits - "Song of the day" (FOLK RADIO UK)

“A thoughtful commentary on modern society” – Americana UK

“Most thoughtful and reflective of our times” – Echoes & Dust

“Everything hangs on the voice .. And what a voice it is!” – Real Gone


Mock Deer (Ricky Damiani) is a singer and songwriter based in London.

A self-taught musician with a unique playing and writing style, he has spent the majority of his life in the North of England and has re-immersed himself in the capital’s Alt-folk scene over recent years, playing shows for many of the best local promoters as well as touring both in the UK, Europe and Canada.

As well as writing original music for theatre and television he has released two EPs, ‘Cold and Bright’ and more recently ‘How We Used to Live’ released in July 2015. His renewed involvement in the live music scene has seen him play shows supporting great acts such as The Burning Hell (Can), Rainbrother (DK), Sam Brookes (UK) and Kristin McClement (UK) as well as appearing at several UK festivals, including numerous performances at Festival N6, Wilderness Festival, Ramsbottom Festival, The End & Uncivilization Festival

His first full-length album with producer Scott Fitzgerald has been a long time coming is released on the 14th February 2020. The Album promises to be something special. On the back of the release, Mock Deer will be touring in the UK and Europe throughout the year.