Mark and the Clouds – Cumulus

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 14:47 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard ‘Cumulus’ is London based Mark & the Clouds follow-up to debut long player ‘Blue Skies Opening’. Fronted by singer/guitarist and songwriter Marco Magnani, the group’s first release had a 60s psych/90s indie feel and this release does not break a successful formula. Some bands that cite the 60s as their prime influence overpower their recordings […]

Instant Flight – Around the gates of morning

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 15:28 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Late last year I posted a review of Mark & the Clouds’ latest album, the excellent ‘Blue Skies Opening’. Fronted by singer/guitarist and songwriter Marco Magnani they play guitar laden pop-rock with a lysergic twist. However Mark & the Clouds were formed by Marco from the ashes of Instant Flight who have also […]

Games For May – Fruits de Mer and Mega Dodo Records – Live

By John Blaney The best things in life are worth sharing, and for the last couple of years Fruits de Mer and Mega Dodo have been sharing bands as fast as our records have been flying out the door. When the respective label bosses began exchanging emails something bigger was bound to happen. Buoyed by […]

Mark & the Clouds – Blue Skies Opening

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 20:09 | Category : Reviews, Welcome
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Review by Jason Barnard Hailing from London, Mark & the Clouds are fronted by singer/guitarist and songwriter Marco Magnani. They released the excellent ‘Blue Skies Opening’ album back in the summer and if you haven’t heard this long player, now definitely is the time to take a listen. The moment you give it a spin it’s clear there’s a […]