This year, Mark McGowan signed to NHMM, LLC, a hot new label out of powerhouse publisher Notting Hill Music, and is set to release his sophomore EP, "Speakeasy", on the 30th of November. Mark McGowan's versatility shines across the 4-song collection. From the subtle sensitivity of "Betty" and the rousing momentum of "Bones", to the emotional storytelling of "Roles Reversed" and the grizzly vibrance of the title track, "Speakeasy", Mark channels a thoughtfulness and depth beyond his years.
“Uses his own uniquely soulful voice to stamp out his own identity.”
Line Of The Best Fit
“Joyful listen, driven by circular picking patterns on an acoustic guitar. McGowan’s vocals swathe effortlessly over top, making this the perfect soundtrack for any lock-in or late night sing-a-long.”
“Intricate picking techniques with the sheer emotion in his voice, McGowan paints a bittersweet picture, displaying not only his musical talent but his knack for storytelling.”
Roddy Hart - BBC Radio Scotland
“What a powerful voice that man has”