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A precious Van Halen memory

It was a Saturday - March 25, 1978. Which would have made me 14. I was hanging out in my room in New Jersey... with WPIX-FM, my favorite station, playing - I listened to it all the time. They had been playing this single - You Really…

Uncharted!

My dear friends from across the pond, Dave and Caroline Lee of The Bugcast, featured me for a full half hour on their DN12 Live Broadcast. I was totally chuffed (see what I did there?) that they'd ask, and that they included me.  Plus, the…

A lovely review of Let It Go

A lovely review of Let It Go, from my dear friend (and awesome musician) Dave Fields. Very grateful. Dave Fields review of Mark Marshall’s LET IT GO by Dave Fields Big City Blues Magazine First of all let me start of by saying that I’ve…

A wonderful conversation

I had a wonderful talk with Sal Miccio of Woodstock Regional Artists, which aired on 7/7. Many thanks to Sal and David Laks for making it happen!

Lover, please…

Lover, please has waited a very, very long time to be released. It's the second video from the Let It Go album. Rather than make it a performance video, I decided to make it a lyric video, backed by manipulated public domain footage. It…

Into Each Life – the room!

I always loved "making of" featurettes... and now I get to share one! I first heard Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall - a record by Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots - while playing a video game called Fallout 3.  In F3, you are wandering…

Into Each Life – the video

In the beginning of 2019, Lara Hope agreed to do a duet with me - a cover of an old Ella Fitzgerald/Ink Spots tune.  Rather than doing a note-for-note cover (what's the point?), I decided to swap genders on the track - she was a trooper and…

The Bandcamp DISCOGRAPHY sale!

  In light of the difficult times artists are facing right now, the very kind folks at Bandcamp are suspending all their fees for sales - for 24 hours - from midnight to midnight (Pacific) today. I have three albums up there, plus…

My Yearly New Year’s Ode

  In the last remaining hours of another year about to end I just had to take a moment and thank you for being my friend The world was better 'cause you were here and the moments we shared were dear to me And I can't…

Something I did for the Geezüs Butlers

I did the audio mixes and video editing on these, for my dear friends in the Geezüs Butlers band.
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My Yearly New Year’s Ode

  In the last remaining hours of another year about to end I just had to take a moment and thank you for being my friend The world was better 'cause you were here and the moments we shared were dear to me And I can't…

Playing O+!!! – The O Positive Festival

  I've lived in the city of Kingston, New York for over 10 years. It is my home, in a way that no other place has ever been. Which makes me particularly proud to have been accepted for a wonderful, nationally-growing event - The…

A lovely review…

As anyone knows who already has the album... When I set out to make Born Wired, I wanted to honor the rock and roll that bit me as a kid. Well, I just got a lovely review from Mike Campbell at The Chronogram magazine, who totally got…

My Yearly New Year’s Ode

  In the last remaining hours of another year about to end I just had to take a moment and thank you for being my friend The world was better 'cause you were here and the moments we shared were dear to me And I can't…

Girls Like You – the video

I LOVE making videos.  I love planning them, shooting them, and editing them. The idea for this one was  (for the vast majority of it) to shoot it with a single view, and create most of the activity with just edits.  And to heighten the…

Come get KICKED this weekend!

Gonna be joining my friends from Mister Kick for a freewheeling night of music at Keegan Ales on Saturday, July 22nd at 9pm. To make it even sweeter, we'll be joined by my longtime friend and guitar genius Dave Fields for the night. …

A custom line of MM strings. Too Cool.

So those of you who have been following the Born Wired Indiegogo campaign know that the fine folks from MJC Ironworks have kindly offered custom sets of strings for the campaign. And just today, the first prototype for the tin that will contain…

Born Wired reviewed at IndieBandGuru

The folks at IndieBandGuru just posted a really lovely review of Born Wired: "Imagine it’s the first day out of school and you need that one song to set you over the edge. Well, Mark Marshall made plenty of em. The album is jam-packed with…

Born Wired featured and trending at Indiegogo

Wow... just... well, wow. The Born Wired crowdfunding campaign is trending at Indiegogo, and is featured in their Arts & Film collection. And we've just met 30% of the funding. So very grateful.  

MM returns to the Artist First Radio Network

In June 2007, Mark joined host Scott "Zman" Z. for a free-wheeling 80-minute interview about life, music and the release of "New Eye", on the Artist First Radio Network. Ten years to the month later, Mark rejoined Scott to talk about…

The Born Wired album is DONE.

After about five years, and countless hours, the Born Wired album is finally FINISHED. 13 tracks - 10 originals and 3 covers... it's some of the best stuff I've ever done. Within the next 3 weeks, you'll see an Indiegogo campaign to get…

A tip for Bandcamp artists… making download cards.

An absolutely foolproof method for making download cards with Bandcamp and just plain Avery labels. I use Bandcamp to get my music out there.  It's an awesome tool for artists - not just for selling music, but for different means of distributing…