On May 8th Mariska Martina presented her debut EP "Something Blue" performing on stage with her quintet. Produced by renowned writer and UK musician Roddy Matthews and recorded at Perry Vale Studio's by Pat Collier, the EP showcases the diversity of Mariska Martina's sound. The launch was held at Toulouse Lautrec (London, UK). The night was opened for Mariska Martina by musical comedian Olliver Matthews.
"Mariska is a real talent. Her writing is original and strong, her voice is fresh and emotional. One to watch." - Roddy Matthews
'It’s been an incredible journey with incredible people. Something blue was next to a musical project; also an emotional one. And it’s done now; it’s out there.' says Mariska Martina about the upcoming EP.
Seven/Eight Creative Studios produced an intimate teaser-series for the upcoming EP. Take a look/listen for a cosy conversation with producer Roddy Matthews, some excerpts of the songs and background information on the three tracks of the EP.
The EP is available on Spotify, Deezer, iTunes and all other online music streaming services.
On September 23rd 2018, Mariska Martina released her first single ‘Tied Together’, which was especially written for upcoming Amazon Prime Show ‘Mafia Ties’. The track was produced and co-written by Roddy Matthews and recorded by JB Pillon at Buffalo Studios in London. The track features Richard Blenkinsop on guitar, Luigi Riganese on bass, Liam Burton on piano and Mariska herself on cello. ‘Tied Together’ is available on Spotify, Deezer, iTunes and all other online music streaming services.
Mafia Ties is due to be released in autumn 2018 on Amazon Prime and was created by John Wilson.
On April 29th Mariska Martina released her second EP. The EP contains four timeless jazz standards and featured the talents of among others Dave O’Higgins and Harisson Cole. The EP was recorded at Perry Vale Studios and coproduced by pianist Liam Burton. Oblique Life Magazine called it a ‘classy and jazzy affair.’
Listen to the EP on all online streaming services or click here for a direct link to Spotify.
After a beautiful launch at Toulouse Lautrec, Mariska Martina released a series of live videos of the event on Youtube.