Mark Martyre

Mark Martyre releases his best album yet

April 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rivers by Mark Martyre Mark Martyre wrapped 2017 with the release of what I’ll boldly call his best album yet—Rivers. The 10-track record blends his signature pensive [...]

The Gravel Road: A True Tale of Survival in Toronto’s Music Scene

August 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

My experience in breaking out as a musician in Toronto? In the 1980s, in a poem comparing his generation of writers to those of the 1920s, Charles Bukowski wrote, “now there are so many of us... who is to survive out of all this mulch? It's almost improper to ask. ...but we should be grateful, for in a hundred years, if the world is not destroyed, think how much there will be left of all of this: nobody really able to fail or to succeed – just relative merit, diminished further by our numerical superiority.” [...]

Mark Martyre :: London

January 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Toronto-based singer-songwriter Mark Martyre has had a great year. He was nominated for NOW Magazine‘s Best Songwriter and released his second studio album, London. [...]

newsies: Mark Martyre releases new album

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Toronto native Mark Martyre released his second studio album, London, today. The 10-track record, which is available in select stores and via iTunes, offers a spotlight on [...]

You Can Never Hold Back Spring!

April 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Arlene Paculan performs at the You Can Never Hold Back Spring! concert in March 2012. A collection of artists with varying levels of experience and talent gathered at Naughty [...]

Mark Martyre

March 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mark Martyre and I caught up at a coffee shop to discuss his music as we approach Raz Mataz Magazine’s upcoming Music Almost Famous show.   Raz Mataz Magazine [...]
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