Walter Martin Describes "My Kinda Music"
Fri, 12 May 2017 08:59:40
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As a member of indie-rock wunderkids The Walkmen, Walter Martin secured himself a position as one of the most interesting songwriters within genre. With a diehard fanbase and the kind of critical credibility that may artists aspirefor, but fall short of achieving, The Walkmen paved the way for a throng of alternative rock outfits intent on restoring lyrics, as well as noise to the scene. With The Walkmen on hiatus, Martin set out on a solo venture - composing music under his 'Juvenile Project. Now preparing to release the second installment, My Kinda Music, the artist is embracing a level of joy that may surprise some members of his audience. For those who know that the man likes to explore extremes, this family-orientated approach to craft will come as no surprise.
In the days leading up to album release ARTISTdirect's Christopher Friedmann caught up with Walter Martin to discuss exactly what makes My Kinda Music, his pursuit of authenticity, and his featured friend - The National's Matt Berninger's sense of comedic timing...
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