Andy Martin: Touring Nationally In Support Of Debut Album ‘REVERIE’
Andy Martin has always been a daydreamer. The Queensland singer-songwriter has garnered a reputation for creations that channel this & encourages listeners to do the same.
Andy Martin is ecstatic to be reaching the culmination of a lifelong goal; his debut album, aptly titled ‘Reverie’. The musical offering covers the inner workings of his mind over the previous three years, ‘Reverie’ is an album that showcases chapters of Martin’s life as they have come to pass.
Covering stories of love, breakups, struggles with mental health and even on occasion, conversations with friends, the Queensland troubadour has penned a record with front-to-back honesty & sublime melodies. The album draws on influences from Spacey Jane, Tyne-James Organ & The Wombats to create an effervescent showcase, setting the tone for the journey & stories that Andy Martin is sharing with audiences.
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Flowing effortlessly across indie, rock, folk & pop influences, ‘Reverie’ is an album that found creativity & imagination from all corners, with creative help from some of Brisbane & Australia’s finest. Working closely with Brisbane-based producer Aidan Hogg (Holy Holy, G Flip, Jaguar Jonze), Martin was able to create the lead single ‘Reverie’ alongside ‘At Least You’re Trying’ at Plutonium Studios (Tame Impala, Eves Karydas).
Teaming up with Airlock Studios (Ball Park Music, King Stingray, The Predators) the tracks ‘Mess We Made’, ‘Dreamworld’, ‘Not That Easy', ‘I’m Used To This’ & ‘Heat of it All’ were brought to life. Townsville producer Mason Rowley (Late November, Arches) worked to finalize ‘Somebody Else’ & ‘With You’.
The depth and breadth of production talent has allowed Andy Martin’s songwriting & storytelling talent to shine through, whilst showcasing a wide array of perspectives across the creative process. With all of the songs beginning on an acoustic guitar, Martin would work to layer each instrument & melody separately in the studio, until the audiated parts heard in his mind, came together on the production desk in front of him, creating the sonic stories heard today.
Andy Martin has also recently joined national booking agency Radia Artists, with guidance from the tenacious Vienna Bradley (Teenage Dads, Screamfeeder, Sputnik Sweetheart) helping Martin to announce a run of 12 Australian dates to celebrate ‘Reverie’. With it beginning in Brisbane/Meanjin on Friday, August 19th, Andy Martin will travel slowly south, before culminating in Melbourne/Naarm at Bodriggy Brewing Co. on Sunday, September 18th.
“This is our biggest headline tour to date and features a number of venues / cities we’ve never played. I’ve been sitting on this album for a little while now and I am itching to play it for everyone! Patrons can expect our own fun, unique brand of indie pop / rock. The set is fun, playful and energetic. This is a big celebration for all of the hard work that has gone into the album!!” Andy Martin
With ‘Reverie’ a culmination of the troubadour’s creative grit & passion, Andy Martin is a flame that will burn brightly throughout the remainder of 2022. With an arsenal of songs covering love, heartbreak, struggles & triumph now at his disposal, Martin is likely to emerge as a household name amongst those with a disposition for the earnest & honest creations he’s written.
ANDY MARTIN ‘THE REVERIE TOUR’
Tickets available HERE.
Fri August 19th Black Bear Lodge Brisbane / Meanjin
Sat August 20th Burleigh Bazaar Gold Coast / Yugambeh
Sun August 21st Bearded Dragon Hotel Tamborine / Jambreen
Fri August 26th Solbar Sunshine Coast / Kabi Kabi
Sun September 4th MONA Hobart / Nipaluna
Wed September 7th Mumbo Jumbo’s Terrigal / Darkinjung Land
Thurs September 8th The Royal Bondi Bondi Beach / Boondi
Sat September 10th HiWayBar Sydney / Gadigal
Sun September 11th The North Gong Hotel Wollongong / Woolyungah
Thurs September 15th The Daylesford Hotel Daylesford / Djaddjawurrung
Fri September 16th Penny’s Bandroom Melbourne / Naarm
Sun September 18th Bodriggy Brewing Co. Abbotsford / Bigi Bigi