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14 June 2019- Pleased to disclose two events on the radar- Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Sound- an exhibition of Mark’s recent work and featuring a live gallery performance at Big Medium/ Creative Standard on Friday, July 5, followed by a live show on Saturday, July 6th at Kinda Tropical, both in the nation’s live music capitol of Austin, Texas… (please see Facebook for times and locations ). Sponsored by the arts journal Fields magazine and Cultural Arts, Austin…

8 Mar 2019-  The first of two new recordings to be released this year:   Salt& Firewood.   Out 0n 15th April- worldwide. Available thru iTunes, Bandcamp, Amazon and record shops the world over.

8 Mar 2019-The first of two new recordings to be released this year: Salt& Firewood. Out 0n 15th April- worldwide. Available thru iTunes, Bandcamp, Amazon and record shops the world over.

15 Jan 2019- Mark is currently completing the mastering for a new, wordless recording: Salt and Firewood, at Silence Audible in Fort Worth, Texas. More info on release date and live dates coming soon…

7 May- If you missed last night's radio session on Samantha's show on WFMU, you can listen to the songs archived on the station website here .

5 April- Few Traces was given a 4-star review in the April edition of Mojo ... Mark was recently interviewed for the Swiss site:                      From Here to Now. You can read the interview here.


16 February- Few Traces, an archival excavation of Mark's rare and unreleased material is out today via RVNG intl. (lp/cd/dl ). You can order here. Below are a few links to interviews, reviews and articles relating to the record:




Silent Frame



Baltimore Fishbowl




8 December- Some more links for news about Mark's aforementioned Few Traces-


The Vinyl Factory

 Resident Advisor 

Komrad Kollektive  

The Ransom Note    





                7 December- You can have an early look at the trailer for a forthcoming documentary on Mark, directed by Maia Stern here.

More information on the forthcoming recording, Few Traces featured here in SPIN ..

You can now purchase Mark's last 4 recordings (CD or download) and pre-order the new album: Few Traces, from the ever reliable Bandcamp here...

2 December- Mark's next recording will be released on RVNG Intl. on Feb.16,2018. Few Traces, will be available as a limited 2 lp  set on white vinyl, a black vinyl version, CD and download. The compilation is an archeologist's scan through the relics of early material. You can pre-order now through Bandcamp. Edinburgh based filmmaker Elspeth Parsons has put together some footage to accompany Half a Heart, a taster from the retrospective. You can view it here .


24 October- New paintings have been added for view on the gallery page of this site.

Recording continues in Texas and Scotland for the forthcoming album: Seaworthy Vessels are in Short Supply - pushing hard to complete by January 2018


20 August- Recording continues in Baltimore and Texas on the forthcoming album: "Seaworthy Vessels are in Short Supply ". Lyrics for the new songs are gradually being added to the Blog section of this site...



   17 April-  Mark will be exhibiting at the mammoth Fort Worth Main St. Arts Festival (booth 355 ) 20- 23 April in Fort Worth, Tx

  • Recording continues in Baltimore in May, songs for the forthcoming record : Seaworthy Vessels are in Short Supply


8 February- Mark is currently working on new paintings for exhibit later this spring...

Mastering for Mark's next recording - Salt and Firewood is scheduled for March, for release later this year