Sounds Like: Portishead, Mazzy Star, Lana Del Rey, Aimee Mann, The Mynabirds
Label: Telegraph Recording Company
Manager: Rich Martin
Bio: New Record, ‘Frost‘ coming January, 2014!
On the current release, 'Moxie'
Moxie is the first of twin records: Frost & Moxie, or ‘treat a queen like a whore and a whore like a queen’. Moxie is the unapologetic whore. From the plaintive cry of tattered Dame Alley Cat, Mehitabel in Sweet & Low Down...See Full Bio
“Daphne Lee Martin, a New London-based singer-songwriter celebrates the release of her new album, Moxie, with a show at the Oasis Pub this Friday. Martin blogs extensively about her work. (Visit her website, for example, if you're wondering why an extended sample of Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges' voice shows up on "House That Built Itself.") She wants to be understood, without having to change the way she writes. And blogging about her songs, sometimes months or years after they were written, is about exorcism and elucidation, in equal parts. "It's like staring at a piece of art in a museum for a long time, and then reading the little description on the right," Martin said by phone. "That's how it feels for me. It's also a way of sussing out the weak points, I guess, and giving myself a good laugh, how silly my mind is sometimes." (more at the blog)”