Apologies + video

January 27, 2007

Apologies to everyone that expected the regular posts on here this past week. For different reasons I haven’t been able to post; a few other commitments, and then I was in Boston for a couple of days. I should be posting regularly now, however.

And just for fun, here’s what the “other commitments” sometimes involve. I’m the one playing bass:

Update: For those interested, I’ll be posting more of these kinds of video posts over at a new blog, Bitter Music.

The Frames frontman, Glen Hansard, recently released his first solo album The Swell Season.

The Swell Seaon — Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova — are currently on tour in the US supporting Damien Rice. The following is my interview with Glen Hansard, which aired CKUT radio’s Friday Morning After today. It was conducted in Boston this Monday:

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Montreal, QC — Last night, Jeff Martin played a show accompanied by Ritesh Das of the Toronto Tabla Ensemble. The performance at Café Campus, was the final stop on Martin’s Canadian tour in support of Exile and the Kingdom (KOCH/Nevada), his debut solo album.

The ex-Tea Party frontman spoke to me prior to the show. The interview aired on CKUT’s Friday Morning After today. You can listen to it below.

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Visit www.jeff-martin.net to order Jeff Martin’s newly-released live album.