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Martyn Bates

Martyn Bates has been played on NTS shows including 150 Session, with The Banks Of Fordie first played on 5 July 2022.

The singer and musician Martyn Bates has since the early 1980s been important to the development of new folk related music. Originally (and still) a member with Peter Becker of the adventurous independent band, ‘Eyeless In Gaza’ he has also had a long concurrent solo career. In his solo work he started to work in experimental folk music during the late 1980s when synthetic and pomp-rock music were the prevailing forms of the time. Folk music was generally ignored at best and often…

The Banks Of Fordie
M.J. Harris, Martyn Bates
Musica Maxima Magnetica1997
The Banks Of Fordie
M.J. Harris, Martyn BatesMusica Maxima Magnetica1997