2016 Thank you.

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Generous people, I gotta say, 2016 can mostly kiss my ass. An especially rough year for music. Losing the likes of Prince, David Bowie, Sharon Jones, and Leonard Cohen this year should be enough musical casualties for the entire decade I would hope. I’d like to think they left this world on their own accord w/ some sort of genius […]

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Hello all, I’ll be playing a solo outdoor show @ Kelley Park in Apple Valley from 6-9pm on Friday, June 17th. It’s a free show, so come on out. More details and directions @ http://www.adajane.com/shows/matt-marka-solo-kelley-park-apple-valley-mn/. ….and an update on the new Ada Jane record. The new Ada Jane record, “Tiger Says” is nearing completion. Artwork […]

Ada Jane/Matt Marka 2012 releases available now.‏

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don’t forget all of the Ada Jane/Matt Marka titles released in 2012 (Ada Jane- Under and Over as well as the Matt Marka & Leslie Ostrander collaboration, The Pauses Between) can be found @ the following locations: itunes: www.itunes.com/adajane Bandcamp: http://mattmarka.bandcamp.com/ or http://adajane.bandcamp.com/ CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/adajane Physical format/CD’s can be purchased through… Bandcamp: http://mattmarka.bandcamp.com/ or […]

Weheartmusic review of “Under” by Lara Crombie

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Their music is appealing for its assertive delivery, smart, sincere lyrics, and singer Matt Marka’s “play-like-it’s-your-last-show-ever” charisma (an attitude that’s often lost on younger generations). That being said, Under demonstrates the band’s desire to meander a bit, exploring the soft underarm tones of vulnerability. Sprinkled amongst the rock-out standards are songs like “Climb Down” and “Late Late […]

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New Ada Jane LP, “Under”, available now on-line and in select Minneapolis record stores.

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The new Ada Jane LP, “Under”, is officially available to the public in physical and digital format. You can find physical copies of the CD at all Twin Cities Cheapo locations http://cheapodiscs.com/, and at the Minneapolis Electric Fetus http://electricfetus.com/Home, Those of you who live outside Minneapolis/St.Paul can buy “Under” on-line @ CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/AdaJane, Bandcamp http://adajane.bandcamp.com/, and soon you’ll be able to […]

The Pauses Between show this Friday, 8/17. Listen to the new Ada Jane LP, Under, in it’s entirety now.

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Patrons of the arts, Thought I’d send out one final reminder about our show this Friday. Thank you to everybody who supported this project in any way. Your generosity toward this project is and always will be appreciated. Please do stop by. “The Pauses Between” book/CD release party. Leslie Ostrander and Matt Marka (of Ada […]

A Matt Marka and Leslie Ostrander photo/music collaboration, “the Pauses between”, on Kickstarter. Can you help?‏

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Leslie and I have been working on a photography and music collaboration to create an art book. It’s called “the pauses between” and is a small collection of the pauses between light and sound, in a 7″ x 7″ paperback book with a 6 song EP cd. The past 3-4 years we have been busy […]

Music/dance collaboration w/ Jennifer Mack @ The Ritz Theater 3/16th-18th.

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I’ll be performing w/ local choreographer, Jennifer Mack, @ the Ritz Theater in NE Minneapolis on March 16th-18th for Renovate: 5th Annual Choreographer’s Evening. The evening showcases some of the best local choreography. Jennifer Mack will be dancing to my solo version of the Ada Jane song, “Fall.” For more info go here http://www.ritzdolls.com/2011/09/23/316-318-renovate-a-choreographers-evening/ See […]