Sounds Like: Depeche Mode, Gotye, Dave Gahan, Gang Starr, Rakim
Label: On Mark Productions
Bio: Electronic-based rhythm floods your ears with songwriting brilliance as the music of Mark Baranowski takes to the air. Offering up music that infuses the listener with its own energy and mind elevation, Mark's songs offer crisp electronic textures working in sublime conjunction with pop, rock & h...See Full Bio
"Actor/writer/musician/artist Mark Baranowski has embodied a number of styles in his career. Two CDs that show off his divergent interests are TECHNADRIFT (released under the name Marquis) and POINT BLANK (recorded as The Marksman). TECHNADRIFT is five tracks of house/industrial/rave mixes that are ethereal, raw and display elements of composers ranging from Brian Eno to John Cage. POINT BLANK is up-tempo rap/hip-hop, with gritty, in-your-face lyrics that are sometimes personal and confessional, but often take aim at targets ranging from East Coast/West Coast rivalries, to men who disrespect women. In any genre, he's the sort of artist who puts 110-percent effort into his work, and stands as an inspiration for musicians who are trying to bypass the big labels and go it alone..."