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Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright

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Going Her Own Way: Martha Wainwright Makes Her Musical Mark

Report and Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, LA CityBeat, 31 March 2005

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT almost didn't bother to pursue music. Because of her parents, singer-songwriters Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, who occupy certain esteemed places in ...

Martha Wainwright: Martha's Extending The Musical Family

Profile and Interview by j. poet, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 October 2005

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT has a pedigree that could be daunting. She's the daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle (of the McGarrigle Sisters), sister of ...

Martha Wainwright: Fire in her belly

Profile and Interview by Laura Barton, The Guardian, 22 May 2006

She grew up in one of folk's first families and tried to resist following them into a musical career. But then Martha Wainwright fell in ...

Martha Wainwright: Bloomsbury Theatre, London

Live Review by Tim Cooper, The Independent, 1 June 2006

THIS WAS AN evening that lent fresh meaning to the term "intimate" – and, for that matter, "spontaneous". It made you feel like you'd been ...

Rufus Wainwright: Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall

Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, February 2008

Not many would have dared step into Judy's ruby slippers and revisit her most celebrated concert, but this man did. Jim Irvin prepares to weep ...

Martha Wainwright: "I like old guys cos they like me!"

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Daily Telegraph, 10 May 2008

Singer Martha Wainwright tells Adam Sweeting about the soap opera of her family life ...

Martha Wainwright: I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too (Drowned In Sound)

Review by Jim Irvin, The Word, June 2008

DRAPED UPSIDE-DOWN over the couch, high heels pointing at the sky, little black dress hiked high on her thighs, Martha Wainwright is waiting for someone. ...

Nirvana: Live At Reading and other live albums

Review by James Medd, The Word, December 2009

They keep saying this is the golden age of live music. So why don't live albums sound as good as they used to? Nirvana: Live At ...

Martha Wainwright: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 3 December 2012

AMONG THE prodigal polymath musicians of the Wainwright-McGarrigle clan, Martha seems destined to come second to her brother Rufus. Among the prodigal polymath musicians of ...

see also Kate & Anna McGarrigle

see also Loudon Wainwright III


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